V.22 No.24 | 6/13/2013
Third-time-around romance takes long hard look at life and loveEthan Hawke and Julie Delpy return for third outing as talkative lovers in Before Midnight
48 Hours Is NighThe annual 48 Hour Film Fest takes over Albuquerque July 12-14. Teams of filmmakers will have just two days to write, direct, edit and premiere their short films. Space is limited and early bird registration ends on Monday.
V.22 No.23 | 6/6/2013
Love Is All You Need
Danish-Italian (and a wee bit Irish) romance is beautifully realisticPierce Brosnan stops by Italy to romance a broken-hearted mother of the bride in the exotic rom-com Love Is All You Need.
Pig OutLongtime, lo-fi, punk rock, husband-and-wife filmmaking duo Jon Moritsugu and Amy Davis have completed work on their first feature in 10 years. Writer-director Moritsugu and writer-actress Davis moved to Santa Fe several years ago and have been fine-tuning the sci-fi-horror freakout known as Pig Death Machine ever since.
V.22 No.22 | 5/30/2013
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Latino Film Fest Speaks Our Language
Translating the experience of ¡Cine Magnífico!Instituto Cervantes of Albuquerque, the University of New Mexico Latin American and Iberian Institute and the National Hispanic Cultural Center present the first ever ¡Cine Magnífico! Latino Film Festival.
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First-Year Fest Fills Screens
Scanning the Albuquerque Film & Media ExperienceThe inaugural Albuquerque Film & Media Experience, ostensibly a film festival, adds a welter of panel discussions, performance art, art exhibits, a food tasting, music concerts, parties and more to the usual mix of film premieres
V.22 No.21 | 5/23/2013
Fast & Furious 6
Latest installment of car porn series goes nowhere fastThere’s a temptation in reviewing the sixth film in the successful The Fast and the Furious series to resort to monosyllabic caveman speak. Something along the lines of: Car fast, girl hot. That’s not precisely an insult, mind you, but more of an acknowledgment of the admirably uncomplicated formula the series has worked out for itself.
Kubrick Meets KiMoThe staff at the KiMo Theatre has assembled an epic tribute to the most cinematic of directors, Stanley Kubrick. The Stanley Kubrick Retrospective will span the filmmaker’s entire career and will feature 11 of his films—from 1955 to 1999. The event starts this Saturday, May 25, with Kubrick’s first feature, the 1955 film noir Killer’s Kiss.
Feature: Film Guide
And They’re Off ...
Your guide to 2013 summer filmDevin O’ Leary synopsizes summer 2013 films for eager cinephiles. Some silver screen efforts will sizzle, and some will fizzle, and you get to decide which.
V.22 No.20 | 5/16/2013
Killer Road Trip
An interview with the husband-and-wife, acting/writing/producing team behind Compound FractureWrestler-turned-actor Tyler Mane brings his new horror film to Albuquerque’s Dark Matters Film Fest.