Jan 17 - 23, 2013 
Rust and Bone

Film Review

Rust and Bone

A whale bit my legs off and all I got was sex with a musclebound Belgian

By Devin D. O’Leary

It’s possible the ailments afflicting the French drama Rust and Bone are not the result of anything culturally specific. They could simply be the the sole artistic bias of writer-director Jacques Audiard, with no reflection on his fellow, Sorbonne-educated countrymen. But damned ifin their dark, existential, ennui-riddled self-importancethey don’t feel oh-so-French.

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Reel World

By Devin D. O’Leary
The shot-in-New-Mexico drama Warrior Woman by writer-director Julie Reichert will have its debut screening January 19 through 21 at Guild Cinema in Nob Hill. The Student Union Building Theater at UNM fires up its projectors for a full seven-day schedule this semester. New Mexico Women in Film will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 22, at the Center for Contemporary Arts (1050 Old Pecos Trail) in Santa Fe.

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Idiot Box

There Can Be Only One

“King of the Nerds” on TBS

By Devin D. O’Leary

TBS’ reality competition “King of the Nerds” isn’t anything television hasn’t seen before. It’s one of those “Survivor”-meets-“The Real World” shows that tosses a bunch of people into a house, gives them some prize money to fight for, then sits back and watches as they bump one another off in their quest to become the last man or woman standing. The show gets major bonus points, however, for going all the way with its concept.

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Week in Sloth

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

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