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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.
V.24 No.19 | 5/7/2015
OK, now the party can get started!

Film Review

The D Train

Bromantic dramedy tries to be edgy, settles for “edgeish”

By Devin D. O’Leary
Jack Black and James Marsden buddy up in edgy comedy The D Train.
V.24 No.18 | 4/30/2015
“The hills are alive with the sound of ... Oh, wait. There’s no music. Don’t you think it’s weird there’s no music? Let’s talk about the importance of music in modern cinema.”

Film Review

Clouds of Sils Maria

Film industry drama finds actress caught between art and a hard place

By Devin D. O’Leary
Juliette Binoche stars as Juliette Binoche (more or less) in navel-gazing film industry drama Clouds of Sils Maria.
V.24 No.17 | 4/23/2015
Juliano Ribeiro Salgado

Film Review

The Salt of the Earth

Breathtaking photography forms backbone of life-changing biopic

By Devin D. O’Leary
Wim Wenders profiles Brazilian photjournalist Sabastiao Salgado in life-changing biopic The Salt of the Earth.
V.24 No.16 | 4/16/2015
“Gravity? What has it ever done for you?”

Film Review

Merchants of Doubt

If facts have a liberal bias, then emotions love conservatives

By Devin D. O’Leary
Merchants of Doubt shines a light on the tactics lobbyists, PR firms and spin doctors use to convince us that cigarettes are healthy and climate change doesn’t exist.

Sonic Cinema

Success Ain’t Always the Best Revenge

By August March
Joe Angio’s new documentary Revenge of the Mekons captures the joyful chaos of the Brit-punk band that invented alt.country.
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V.24 No.15 | 04/09/2015

news

The Daily Word in sci-fi, hummus and MDC

By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Thu Apr 9 2015 1:56 PM ]
The Daily Word

For Swans and Mos Def fans in Albuquerque, today will be forever be known as Black Thursday—that day when both Michael Gira and Mos Def canceled their respective Burque gigs.

Wanna be in the long-awaited sequel to Independence Day? You're in luck because a) it's filming in Albuquerque and b) they're looking for extras.

Wait—don't eat that hummus!

Please don't trash the Bosque.

The Mayor's Office balks at Bernalillo County's request that the city of Albuquerque resume 50/50 cost-sharing of operating the Metropolitan Detention Center.

Photographer Giorgio Cravero's surreal portraits of fruits and veggies "express the pain and perseverance of nature."

V.24 No.15 | 4/9/2015
Just your typical date night in suburban Detroit.

Film Review

It Follows

Innovative indie horror flick creeps into the mainstream

By Devin D. O’Leary
Innovative indie horror flick It Follows creeps into the mainstream
V.24 No.14 | 4/2/2015
“Bacon, bacon, bacon!”

Film Review

White God

Canine coup strikes Hungary in animalistic revenge flick

By Devin D. O’Leary
Every dog has its day in animalistic revenge flick White God.

Film

This Week at the Guild Cinema

By Carl Petersen [ Wed Apr 1 2015 5:10 PM ]

Look what’s playing at the Guild this week. Their ad on page 66 of this week’s issue looks like it got chewed up in the digital lawnmower. Alas, ye. Now begone!

V.24 No.13 | 3/26/2015
“Who wants cake?”

Film Review

Wild Tales

Energetic Argentine anthology believes revenge is a dish best served on fire

By Devin D. O’Leary
Energetic Argentine anthology Wild Tales feels revenge is a dish best served on fire.
Kory Westerhold

Show Up!

Take Yourself Out Tonight

For music, people and life

By August March
Show Up! delivers deets on the best go-go marching band, percussive noise, hip-hop and pop-punk concerts happening this week in Burque.
V.24 No.12 | 3/19/2015
Northern Ireland: Come for the car bombings, stay for the ethno-nationalist conflict.

Film Review

’71

Fast-paced British thriller drops viewers into the middle of the Northern Ireland conflict for some bruising action

By Devin D. O’Leary
Gripping thriller ’71 looks at the conflict in Northern Ireland from behind enemy lines.
V.24 No.11 | 3/12/2015

Film Review

Cinderella

Non-update of classic Disney fairy tale is as comfortable and worn-out as an old shoe

By Devin D. O’Leary
Disney remakes Cinderella without the animation.
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