The Spectacular Now
Brutally honest high school romance throws cliché under the bus
Dark, deeply felt teenage dramedy (with a heavy emphasis on the “dram” and only faint dustings of “edy”) stands firm as a brutally honest assessment of childhood’s waning days.
Bubonicon 45 gets underway this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The long-running sci-fi convention will feature art, gaming, lectures and parties—plenty to keep the Star Wars, “Star Trek” and Game of Thrones-loving fans of Albuquerque busy.
When educational TV lies
The fact that the vast majority of “reality” TV shows feature very little that could be considered “real” shouldn’t come as much of a revelation to viewers. Faking reality is a full-time business in Hollywood.