V.27 No.20 | 5/17/2018
The Merc With a Mouth comes again
If you have no idea who freakin’ Shatterstar is, you’re still going to get some rock solid belly laughs out of Deadpool 2, but the deeper your knowledge of early-’90s comic books, the more you’re going to feel fan-serviced.
See The Post with post discussion, Thank You For Your Service or "The Power Of Story."
Networks go on killing spree
The networks went full-on Jason Voorhees this year, giving the ax to a whopping 19 shows last Friday alone.
V.27 No.19 | 5/10/2018
Cute as Hell
“Aggretsuko” on Netflix
Even if you don’t know your Cinnamoroll from your Pompompurin, “Aggretsuko” is worth a look, ranking as one of the best workplace sitcoms on TV right now, animated or otherwise.
Eat & Educate
Among several chances to see student films, you can also see one about how to become a "normal person." There's also an informal monthly lunch meeting for film and media professionals.
V.27 No.18 | 5/3/2018
New Mexico is safe from graboids. Enjoy Paper Lanterns, Wonder or a Sci-Fi Film Festival.
Viacom goes digital
Viacom—the ninth largest broadcasting, cable and media company in the world—is jumping into the online world with both feet. Welcome to the crosshairs of a new target demographic, millennials.
V.27 No.17 | 4/26/2018
You Were Never Really Here
Art house action flick and its main character both feel bad
You Were Never Really Here enters the genre of cathartically violent shoot-’em-up story of emotionally wounded assassins and their doomed betrayers/targets but fails to provide an overall logic to the bloody proceedings.
Photos on Film
Go to Living in the Story, Taos Film Day: New Mexico Voices or the Albu-CRAZY Film Fest Fundraiser.
“Muppet Babies” on Disney Junior
Cute, simple-minded and upbeat to a fault, the new “Muppet Babies” is clearly aimed at very young kids. Grown ups may be tempted but they aren’t likely to stick around for long.
V.27 No.16 | 4/19/2018
Artistic biopic revels in surface details
Final Portrait is a microcosmic chamber drama, an old-fashioned two-hander in which two characters meet, interact and part company. It rarely dips below the surface, but—like a great many works of art—it’s a fascinating surface, nonetheless.