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V.24 No.35 | 8/27/2015
An extreme sports enthusiast, getting high.

Film Review

Meru

High-altitude documentary hits viewers like an avalanche

By Devin D. O’Leary
High-altitude climbing documentary Meru takes viewers to scary new heights.
V.24 No.34 | 8/20/2015
Marlon Brando

Film Review

Listen to Me Marlon

Brando talks about Brando in mesmerizing showbiz documentary

By Devin D. O’Leary
Brando talks about Brando in unique show biz documentary Listen to Me Marlon.
V.24 No.33 | 8/13/2015
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

Film Review

The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

‘60s spy saga retuns with style

By Devin D. O’Leary
Reboot of spy-fi series The Man from U.N.C.L.E. is sexy, cool, retro-style fun
Guild Cinema

Feature

Intro to Film

A quick guide to Albuquerque’s indie film resources

By Devin D. O’Leary
From finding art house theaters to participating in DIY film projects, Devin O’Leary offers up some tips for how you can get the most out of the local cinephile scene.
V.24 No.32 | 8/6/2015
Not a shot from the movie, but an image of Tom Cruise dealing with paparazzi

Film Review

Mission: Impossible—Rogue Nation

Cruise and Co. do the impossible: make the stiff spy series silly fun again

By Devin D. O’Leary
Tom Cruise and does the impossible: He makes Mission: Impossible—Rogue Nation fun again.
V.24 No.31 | 7/30/2015
Court

Film Review

Court

Probing Indian drama picks judicial system apart piece by piece

By Devin D. O’Leary
Indian drama Court examines modern Mumbai society as it looks for justice in a broken system
V.24 No.30 | 07/23/2015

The Daily Word: Herding Cattle

By Robert Maestas [ Wed Jul 29 2015 3:02 PM ]
The Daily Word

look ma! we're on TV! again.

xenomorph takes russia.

insert obligatory breaking bad albuquerque news here.

to be, or not to be on the lam.

so close.

star wood.

freedom of expression.

The Man Who Tried to Redeem the World with Logic.

herding cattle.

serial hero.

V.24 No.30 | 7/23/2015
Ant-Man

Film Review

Ant-Man

Marvel gets small for latest addition to its cinematic universe

By Devin D. O’Leary
A little less attention to brand development and a little more consideration for the story at hand, and Ant-Man would have been an unqualified success.
V.24 No.27 | 7/2/2015
Earl and me (not pictured: dying girl)

Film Review

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Teenage dramedy avoids cliché, but not sympathy

By Devin D. O’Leary
Dying is easy thanks to sweetly snarky teenage dramedy Me and Earl and the Dying Girl.
V.24 No.26 | 6/25/2015
Inside Out

Film Review

Inside Out

Pixar’s emotional new fantasy has all the feels

By Devin D. O’Leary
Pixar’s cerebral new cartoon Inside Out has all the feels.
V.24 No.25 | 6/18/2015
“ ... It’s the tie, isn’t it?”

Film Review

The Connection

French crime film makes connection to classic American gangster sagas of yesteryear

By Devin D. O’Leary
The French version of The French Connection is known as The Connection. (The “French” part is implied.)
V.24 No.24 | 6/11/2015
“Groovy, baby!”

Film Review

Saint Laurent

French biopic about famed fashion designer gives us glorious surface, poor structure

By Devin D. O’Leary
French biopic Saint Laurent takes languid look at fashion icons life.
V.24 No.23 | 6/4/2015
Rock and roll sounds so much better with matching suits.

Film Review

Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten: Cambodia’s Lost Rock and Roll

Musical documentary charts the sounds of love and war

By Devin D. O’Leary
Musical documentary charts the sounds of love and war in swingin’ ’60s Cambodia.
V.24 No.21 | 5/21/2015
“Wanna make out and then milk some cows?”

Film Review

Far from the Madding Crowd

Gritty, 19th-century English romance finds love and hate down on the farm

By Devin D. O’Leary
Far from the Madding Crowd is a rough romance.
V.24 No.20 | 5/14/2015
Sure, she looks good now. But wait till you see her in the morning.

Film Review

Spring

Can odd indie romance get its act together for love or monsters?

By Devin D. O’Leary
Oddball indie Spring mixes monsters and amore.
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