Zero Dark Thirty
Gripping drama targets the gritty details of warmaking
Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty defies audience expectations with a methodical examination of the patient, painstaking job of intelligence gathering.
The Kimo Theatre kicks off Hi-Def Hitch film series and Silver Screen Saturdays. The Reel New Mexico Film Series is looking for independent films either with a strong local feel or created by local filmmakers.
First (Modern) Family
“1600 Penn” on NBC
NBC’s midseason replacement sitcom starts off with a stereotypical setup. Seems that chubby loser Skip (Josh Gad from Broadway’s The Book of Mormon) has been kicked out of college after seven unproductive years and is now forced to move back in with his parents. The twist in this tale is contained in the titular address. Yup, Skip’s parents are the president and the first lady of the United States.