entertainment


V.27 No.33 | 8/16/2018
Never Goin' Back

Film Review

Never Goin’ Back

Teenage stoner comedy lets the ladies do the dirty work for a change

Whether you find Never Goin’ Back a hilarious tribute to the wild shenanigans of youth or a depressing wake-up call about the horrors of the Millennial Generation may depend largely on your age group.
Reel World

Reel World

Popcorn and Frybread

See More Than Frybread with some frybread, Spotlight and The Merry Maids of Madness.
The Last Sharknado teaser

Idiot Box

Once Bitten

The Last Sharknado on Syfy

After six years of “mockbuster” foolishness, we must bid a fond (or not so fond, as the case may be) farewell to Syfy’s infamous Sharknado franchise.
Disenchantment trailer

Week in Sloth

Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
V.27 No.32 | 8/9/2018
Who’s hungry for seafood?

Film Review

The Meg

Wait 20 minutes after eating to view this movie

The Meg is nature disaster monster movie fare at its biggest, loudest and silliest.

Reel World

American Story

See American Girls: A Dominican Story, the Madrid Film Festival, “Better Call Saul” over a pint and “Afrofuturism.”
DOGTV trailer

Idiot Box

DOGTV

Yes, I said DOGTV

If you think your TV choices are lame, just imagine what a Shiba Inu thinks of today’s primetime selections.
Meteor Garden trailer

Week in Sloth

Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
V.27 No.31 | 8/2/2018
Eighth Grade

Film Review

Eighth Grade

Bo Burnham studies tweenage angst in writing-directing debut

Hilarious and painful and perfectly well-observed, Eighth Grade takes the tired “coming-of-age” indie dramedy genre and refreshes it for the iPhone age.

Reel World

Quick Shot

View the results of The 48 Hour Film Project, the 5th annual Native Film Series and Wonders Are Many (the making of the Doctor Atomic opera).
Lodge 49 trailer

Idiot Box

“Lodge 49” on AMC

Fraternal Disorder

"Lodge 49" is mostly just a leisurely hangout among mismatched friends, an hourlong sitcom with the punchlines boiled away by sadness and surreality.
Bachelorette Weekend trailer

Week in Sloth

Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
V.27 No.30 | 7/26/2018
Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far On Foot

Film Review

Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far On Foot

True-life tale of alcoholism and cartoons is unexpectedly uplifting

Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far On Foot is a disarmingly empathetic biopic that surprises with its sincerity and its down-to-earth charm.
Reel World

Reel World

The Carless Drive-In

See Basement Films' Open-Air Picture Show #2, Coco with the 505 Fridas or My Italian Secret: The Forgotten Heroes of the Holocaust. Then get your Jeff Berg autograph on Historic Movie Theatres of New Mexico.

Idiot Box

Civil War

DC Comics launches its own network

Marvel and DC Comics properties are going to become available only through their own proprietary streaming services.