Jan 31 - Feb 6, 2013 
Warm Bodies

Film Review

Warm Bodies

Dead guy stalks cute girl in conventionally quirky zombie romance

By Devin D. O’Leary

“Cute” is not a word that can be applied to a lot of zombie movies, but it’s the most apt description available for Warm Bodies, a PG-13 undead romance from indie writer-director Jonathan Levine. Levine has spent the last few years making almost-but-not-quite cult films like All the Boys Love Mandy Lane, The Wackness and 50/50. Warm Bodies follows in that tradition, a likable but imperfect black comedy that will find moderate box office success while infecting a handful of loyal fans.

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Reel World

By Devin D. O’Leary
Former Albuquerque television sportscaster Charlie Minn comes into town this weekend to lead an intense seminar and interactive workshop at the Digital Arts and Technology Academy (1101 Lamberton Place NE). On Tuesday, Feb. 5, starting at 6:30 p.m., producer and director Donna Wells and Corrales horse photographer Lynne Pomeranz will present their film “She Had Some Horses” at the Esther Bone Memorial Library.

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Idiot Box

Once Bitten

“The Taste” on ABC

By Devin D. O’Leary

ABC’s new cooking competition “The Taste” promisesrepeatedly, it must be notedto be a cooking competition “unlike any you’ve ever seen.” This is a completely accurate descriptionbut only if you’ve never seen a food-based show before. For the rest of us, it’s a totally generic, frustratingly unsatisfying taster menu of refried ideas.

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Week in Sloth

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

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