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 Jul 26 - Aug 1, 2012 
The Dark Knight Rises

Film Review

The Dark Knight Rises

Batman trilogy ends on a very big bang

By Devin D. O’Leary

There are so many ways to begin this, it’s not even funny. I’ll start, then, by saying this is a movie review. Nothing more. It is certainly not a cultural critique of gun control, gun rights, mental illness, violence in modern media or anything else thatat this point in timewould be little more than knee-jerk reactionary and woefully underinformed. Are you cool with that? Then let’s move on.

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Idiot Box

Weird Import of the Week

“Alien Surf Girls” on TeenNick

By Devin D. O’Leary

The first point that needs to be made about “Alien Surf Girls” is that it is a thing. It’s real. It definitely exists and is not something I hallucinated late one night while hopped up on insomnia and Fiddle Faddle. The second point that needs to be made is that it’s totally serious. The third is that it’s totally Australianwhich may serve as some sort of excuse/explanation.

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Reel World

By Devin D. O’Leary

Film Flashback

The ’80s are back in a big way, and this Friday night, you’ll get to choose from one of four hallmark films of the era screening in and around Albuquerque. For starters, Alibi Midnight Movie Madness returns to the Guild Cinema in Nob Hill for the ongoing “30th anniversary of the Summer of 1982” celebration (the greatest summer in the history of movies). This time, we’re bringing you the sci-fi goodness of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. In addition to the film, there will be cool door prizes courtesy of Stranger Factory and Bubonicon. The film starts at 10:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, July 27 and 28. Tickets are $8 adults, $6 students and seniors.

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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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