V.22 No.50 | 12/12/2013
“Steven Universe” on Cartoon Network“Steven Universe” is a wonderful, faded-candy-wrapper-colored sci-fi show about a chubby young boy named Steven.
A quick smurf around the smurf to see what’s worth smurfing your smurf on.
V.22 No.49 | 12/5/2013
The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology
Hyperintellectual lecture playfully tears apart movies from withinSlovenian philosopher and cultural critic Slavoj Zizek is known for expounding on a number of subjects, from political theory to psychoanalysis—often at a whiplash-inducing pace. But his passion is film.
Santa’s going down!What’s going on in the world of cinema around New Mexico? Reel World brings you Santa mockery, contaminated tamales and more.
Jason and the Anglophiles
“Atlantis” on BBC AmericaA shameless mashup of “Hercules: The Legendary Journeys” and “Game of Thrones” comes to the boob tube.
Idiot Box: A quick spin around the TV dial to see what’s worth wasting your life over
V.22 No.48 | 11/28/2013
Classic fairy tale takes Disney to a winter wonderlandFrozen is a heavily rewritten take on Hans Christian Andersen’s 1845 tale. Those familiar with it won’t find a lot of the original story left standing. That might not be a bad thing.
Submission holdWith deadlines drawing nigh and Cosmic Forces in the works, Reel World looks at what’s going on film-wise around our state.
Men With Guns
“Mob City” on TNTYou’ve got guys in suits, girls in cocktail dresses, shootouts involving Tommy guns. Tommy guns are seriously cool. Yeah, mobsters are good. Dramatically good, we mean, not morally good.
Week in Sloth: A spin around the TV dial to see what’s worth wasting your life on
V.22 No.47 | 11/21/2013
Kill Your Darlings
Proto-Beatnik biopic finds Ginsberg, Kerouac involved in murder most foulKill Your Darlings plays out like a coming-of-age tale wrapped in a dark murder mystery. It’s set in 1944 when Allen Ginsberg was a freshman at Columbia University. Along with pals Jack Kerouac and William S. Burroughs, Ginsberg is still a decade or two away from igniting a literary firestorm.