V.26 No.15 | 4/13/2017
Sci-Fi ’50s Favorites are at Kimo, Valencia Leading Edge Film Festival spotlights documentary filmmaking and Experiments in Cinema goes Cuban.
Televised tidbits from around the dial
Viceland's weed shows return for tax season, a late late show airs early, Kardashians get a spin-off, more "American Crime Story" installments are coming and so is a “48 Hours: NCIS" crossover.
In the not-too-distant future, 1970s Londonites get militant, science and history channels get real churchy and Fargo returns for a third season.
V.26 No.14 | 4/6/2017
Run, Rabbit, Run
Watch Watership Down to raise funds for rabbits, see architects pimp their works in free shorts and get ready to dress up as your favorite Big Lebowski character.
“The Gorburger Show” on Comedy Central
Aside from its murderous, foul-mouthed host, “The Gorburger Show” doesn’t add a lot to the bizarro late-night talk show parody genre, but it’s got a silly energy to it that just works.
A tough week for TV, but there are a couple possibilities hidden amidst the boring crap.
V.26 No.13 | 3/30/2017
Time is Short
Taos Shortz Film Festival begins its final run, HUMP! exposes itself, entertainment pros mix & mingle, and Roswell Science Fiction & Fantasy Film Festival is taking submissions.
“The Legend of Master Legend” on Amazon
If you’re interested in superheroes but are burned out on the big-budget razzle-dazzle of the Marvel/DC franchises, watch the pilot for “The Legend of Master Legend” and try not to be disappointed there is (as yet) no more follow-up.
"Review" finishes, Netflix has a documentary about directors' WW2 experiences and "Archer" goes film noir.
V.26 No.12 | 3/23/2017
Native New Mexico
Chasing the Light and Excluidas del Paraíso screen as the deadline for the Feline Film Festival approaches.
Good Time Girls
“Harlots” on Hulu
“Harlots” is a fine example of truth in advertising and a well-dressed, often undressed guilty pleasure.
V.26 No.11 | 3/16/2017
Learn about women in the film industry, see the N.M. actor’s showcase, the Galapagos’ unique plants and animals or the Italian Film & Culture Festival.
“Samurai Jack” on Cartoon Network
In these less-episodic-and-more-serialized episodes, “Samurai Jack”’s producers are able to lavish a bit more time, money and care as they build toward a definitive climax.
This week watch “Beau Séjour,” “You Are Wanted,” a tribute to TCM’s Robert Osborne, “Cosplay Melee” and “Shots Fired.”