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V.25 No.19 | 5/12/2016
Classic Barley Room burger with french fries
Monica Schmitt

Restaurant Review

Bar Food for ‘Mericans

Barley Room has a cure for the hangry

The mediocre American food was not terrible but it was much more satisfying when I was exhausted and deliriously hungry.
High-Rise

Film Review

High-Rise

Apartment living falls apart in energetic adaptation of cult classic

Tim Hiddleston buys an apartment with a view of the apocalypse in the social sci-fi High-Rise.
V.25 No.18 | 5/5/2016

Restaurant Review

A Bowl of Ramen and a Metaphor

Naruto’s promising, but unpredictable fare

While the front of the house has their end of the business in order, the kitchen is still figuring it out, particularly during busy dinner hours.
Louder Than Bombs

Film Review

Louder Than Bombs

Grief drama cripples three men with a bad case of the feels

Grief porn has an eye for the small stuff but offers little in the way of answers, explosions or conclusions.
V.25 No.17 | 4/28/2016

Restaurant Review

Tutte le strade conducono a Roma

M’Tucci’s Italian has American crust

The service is outstanding, the presentation is gorgeous, and the food is … well, we’ll get to that in a minute.
Green Room

Film Review

Green Room

Punk-fueled indie shocker goes for the throat

Patrick Stewart is an evil skinhead in the punk-fueled horror hybrid Green Room.
V.25 No.16 | 4/21/2016

Restaurant Review

Truckin’ to the Table

Loyola’s is cool and comforting

Loyola’s features a selection of traditional New Mexican food, its variations and a wide variety of comfort-inducing diner fare. We will be here again.
The Jungle Book

Film Review

The Jungle Book

Fancy computer animation brings Kipling classic to life

Families searching for a little adventure are going to be entertained by this high-tech new take on a century-old classic.
V.25 No.15 | 4/14/2016

Restaurant Review

Mixxed Feelings

Baja Mexican food brings the noise

Megan Reneau treks downstairs to try Mixx Food Bar.
V.25 No.14 | 4/7/2016

Restaurant Review

Cover Your Mouth

Mimmo's Ristorante and Pizzeria’s home-style Italian is worth the patrons

The shrimp alfredo—a decent helping of larger-than-your-thumb shrimp on top of fettucini in a white sauce—was like a punch in the face, it was so good.
Demolition

Film Review

Demolition

Grief-based comedy unsuccessfully tries to mix quirky and melancholic

Jake Gyllenhaal is sad and angry and (maybe) funny in the scattershot grief dramedy Demolition.
V.25 No.13 | 3/31/2016
Sandia Mountain Oysters
courtesy of Courtney’s Kitchen

Restaurant Review

Home is Where the Food is

Courtney’s Kitchen offers up love grub

Despite the feeling of comfort and the delicious, sophisticated take on homey food, there were a few things that I found to be problematic.
Elizabeth Olsen and Tom Hiddleston

Film Review

I Saw the Light

Tom Hiddleston shines in the role of Hank Williams, but the film just doesn’t sing

Tom Hiddleston shines as Hank Williams in I Saw the Light, but rote musical biopic just doesn’t sing.
V.25 No.12 | 3/24/2016

Restaurant Review

Another Home in Barelas

Coffee house provides piquant pastime

It’s a super-regional form of food, puro Burque, though related cuisine may be experienced in Santa or Cruces. It doesn’t exist in Tejas or Califas or Nueva York.
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Film Review

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Superheroes battle to see who can cause the biggest explosion in unnecessarily dour franchise filler

This cinematic clash of the titans plays out like a heavyweight fight in Las Vegas—with all the attendant hype, excitement, action, flash, sizzle and inevitable post-event disappointment.

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