Oct 5 - 11, 2006 

Reel World

By Devin D. O’Leary

Calling all Contracts!--Friday, Oct. 6, is the deadline for submitting your application for the New Visions/New Mexico Contract Awards being handed out by the State Film Office. If you’re a New Mexico filmmaker with a film/video project in the development, production, preproduction or distribution stage and you haven’t sent in your application, you need to get on the ball. Don’t make me tell you three times! Contracts of up to $20,000 are being offered. Application forms are available online at www.nmfilm.com/locals/nm-filmmakers/nv-ca-app.php.

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“Dude! The Rolling Stones are coming to town!”

Film Review

My Country My Country

Telling new documentary about Iraqi elections gets our vote

By Devin D. O’Leary

We did not invade Iraq in retaliation for 9/11 (despite what our administration might have previously said). We did not invade Iraq because of weapons of mass destruction (despite what our administration might have previously said). We did not invade Iraq to steal all of the country’s oil (despite what much of the rest of the world might have said). No, we invaded Iraq to bring democracy to the Middle East!

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“I take it back, man. I   liked   you in ‘Growing Pains.’”

Film Review

The Departed

Martin Scorsese delivers a deft bit of deception with his bloody new thriller

By Devin D. O’Leary

Famed New York director Martin Scorsese rarely abandons the Big Apple for another zip code. And only once before has he attempted a remake (1991’s juicy Cape Fear). But, with the release of his newest film, he’s managed a surprising one-two punch.

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Idiot Box

Gone, Baby, Gone

DeathWatch: Fall ‘06

By Devin D. O’Leary

The new TV season has barely gotten into second gear. Tons of new shows have yet to premiere. And yet, what’s more fun than talking about your favorite new series? Why, talking about what shows are about to fail miserably, of course.

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Week in Sloth

The Week in Sloth

Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.

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