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V.26 No.48 | 11/30/2017
Reel World

Reel World

Finish That Film!

Get a grant to help with post-production, submit a spec script, attend a foley lecture/workshop or just watch some documentaries.
V.26 No.47 | 11/23/2017
"I'm applying to clown college, mom."

Film Review

Lady Bird

Great Gerwig’s witty charm is undiluted in savvy coming-of-age comedy

With her newest, the coming-of-age semi-memoir Lady Bird, Gerwig steps fully behind the camera to write and direct, leaving the acting duties to others.

Feature: Film Guide

Have Yourself a Jedi Little Christmas

Holiday Film Guide 2017

The holiday movie season, wedged tightly between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve, has arrived, and with it comes something for everyone. There are cartoons for the kids, rude comedies for the teens, Oscar-bait dramas for the adults and a Star Wars movie for just about everyone.

Reel World

Reel World

Win Some Jedi History

Revenge of the Jedi poster raffle, The Road at the KiMo and Las Cruces wants your film.
V.26 No.46 | 11/16/2017
“Pick a card, any card.”

Film Review

Dealt

Magic-minded documentary switches hands on audiences

Dealt follows Richard Turner, master of prestidigitation who doesn't let his lack of sight slow him down.
Reel World

Reel World

After Earth

Central Features Contemporary Art Gallery featuring the 1954 feature Salt of the Earth; The New Mexico Film Foundation unveils its second annual Student Filmmakers Showcase; 4th Annual Pueblo Film Fest gets underway; Dynatheater will screen Dream Big.
V.26 No.45 | 11/9/2017
The Divine Order
Zeitgeist Films

Film Review

The Divine Order

Vox pop as engine of reeducation

Swiss screenwriter-director Petra Volpe deftly illustrates the subversive power of communal coercion in the Swiss suffrage dramedy The Divine Order.
Reel World

Reel World

Vets on Screen

Ken Burns' Vietnam War documentary excerpt and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales are screening for free, the Desert Light Film Festival wants film submissions from middle and high school students and you can see all of the 48 Hour Horror Project's entries.
V.26 No.44 | 11/2/2017
The Killing of a Sacred Deer

Film Review

The Killing of a Sacred Deer

Absurdist filmmaker scares up a new film

The Killing of a Sacred Deer looks gorgeous in its own grim, spare way and builds an air of tension and mystery, but lacks director Yorgos Lanthimos' usual deadpan sense of humor.
Reel World

Reel World

Movies and Muertos

See Calling Home the Dead, the New Mexico Filmmakers Showcase Awards Ceremony and Screening, the Neon Dystopia Micro Festival and Basement Films' Audio/Visual Show.
V.26 No.43 | 10/26/2017
Goodbye Christopher Robin

Film Review

Goodbye Christopher Robin

Literary biopic explores bonds and barriers between fathers and sons

Goodbye Christopher Robin emerges on screen as a wonder-filled, emotion-packed reminder of the joys of childhood and the attendant pains of growing up.
Freaks

Reel World

Cuban Zombies

See Juan of the Dead for free, Freaks with a five-course beer-paired meal and a Boris Karloff salute at the Kimo.
V.26 No.42 | 10/19/2017
Only the Brave

Film Review

Only The Brave

Hotshots fight fire with fire in true-life tragedy

Celebrating the bravery and brotherhood of cocky, good-looking American boys battling a nameless, faceless foe is Only the Brave’s job and it does so with a single-mindedness that makes it strong, tense and emotionally gripping.
Reel World

Reel World

China Crisis

Chinese Couplets, the filthy John Waters, goat cuddling, a Max Evans documentary or The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari with a live musical score.
V.26 No.41 | 10/12/2017
Reel World

Frida on Film

Free The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo and The Whole Wide World screenings, and the Santa Fe Independent Film Festival returns.