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V.25 No.6 | 2/11/2016
Deadpool

Film Review

Deadpool

Comic books get comic in R-rated superhero parody

By Devin D. O’Leary
Deadpool will find an audience for its sarcastic humor and bloody mayhem, but it won't be for everyone.
V.25 No.5 | 2/4/2016
45 Years

Film Review

45 Years

Domestic drama about love and marriage keeps its tension deep under the surface

By Devin D. O’Leary
Domestic drama 45 Years keeps its emotions buried deep.
V.25 No.4 | 01/28/2016

The Daily Word in Street Harassment, Canadian Aliens, and Zika

By Megan Reneau [ Thu Jan 28 2016 11:09 AM ]
The Daily Word

We’re all going to get Zika and die (or maybe not, whatever).

Some bad ass ladies in Mexico are fighting street harassment by being punk as fuck.

Fox Spotlight paid over $17 million for a biopic about Nat Turner at Sundance.


Most New Mexican’s support marijuana legalization and no one is surprised except your white, baptist grandma.

I wonder if Canadian aliens are nicer than American aliens?

Mattel finally gets with it and created a variety of Barbie dolls for kids.

Activists behind the Planned Parenthood legal attacks are being charged with

V.25 No.4 | 1/28/2016
Like father, like son

Film Review

Kung Fu Panda 3

Family feud grounds martial arts fantasy in unexpected emotional reality

By Devin D. O’Leary
Martial arts get warm and fuzzy in Kung Fu Panda 3.
V.25 No.3 | 1/21/2016
Ross Partridge and Oona Laurence

Film Review

Lamb

Who’s in the mood for a child abduction?

By Devin D. O’Leary
Offbeat child abduction drama Lamb waffles between creepy and sympathetic.
V.25 No.2 | 01/14/2016

The Daily Word in Death, Twitter and Film

By Megan Reneau [ Thu Jan 14 2016 10:43 AM ]
The Daily Word

The brilliant and wonderful Alan Rickman has died at the age of 69.

Let’s be real: Alan Rickman is probably Metatron now.

Some fans of David Bowie reminisce about what he taught them.

ISIL claims responsibility for a terror attack in Jakarta.

Straight pride parades, brought to you by bigoted, chagrined closeted people.

The Population Institute grades States on their reproductive rights. I’m pretty happy about New Mexico, but as a nation, we can do better.

Here’s a short history of Twitter rules.

An APD officer is suing the city for not promoting him after he wrongfully shot and killed a person. Wow.

Did you know a local Burqueno teen played Leo D’s son in his newest film, The Revenant?

V.25 No.2 | 1/14/2016
Girl pile

Film Review

Mustang

Turkish coming-of-age drama says the girls can’t help it

By Devin D. O’Leary
Turkish coming-of-age film Mustang proves the girls can’t help it.
V.24 No.52 | 12/24/2015
Samuel Jackson & Kurt Russell

Film Review

The Hateful Eight

Tarantino’s new Western is more than a little cold around the heart

By Devin D. O’Leary
Quentin Tarantino bloodies up the Old West with claustrophobic Western mystery The Hateful Eight.
V.24 No.50 | 12/10/2015
“O ye whales.”

Film Review

In the Heart of the Sea

Ron Howard spins a whale of a tale through choppy waters

By Devin D. O’Leary
Ron Howard’s newest, In the Heart of the Sea, sails rough waters while relating the “true” story behind Moby-Dick.
V.24 No.48 | 11/26/2015
Arlo Apatosaurus

Film Review

The Good Dinosaur

Pixar stumbles following after a (dinosaur) boy and his (human) dog

By Devin D. O’Leary
Is it really an insult to say something is one of Pixar’s least good efforts?
V.24 No.47 | 11/19/2015
Room

Film Review

Room

Claustrophobic, mother-and-son drama traps the world between four walls

By Devin D. O’Leary
Claustrophobic mother-and-son drama Room reduces the world to a 10-by-10 space.
Cents

Gift Guide

The Gift of Movies

Say hello to my little friends on DVD and Blu-Ray

By Devin D. O’Leary
From classic, shot-in-New Mexico cinema to DVDs of the latest, homegrown indies to a book that covers the entire history of the film industry in our state, here’s a fine selection of gifts.
V.24 No.46 | 11/12/2015
“Well, it still beats working at Chipotle.”

Film Review

The 33

Real-life drama about trapped miners can’t dig itself out of “inspirational biopic” trap

By Devin D. O’Leary
Real-life mine collapse drama The 33 digs itself an inspirational hole.
Susanzilla
Robert Maestas

Letters

Credit Where It’s Not Due

By Sean Cardinalli
The readers write.
V.24 No.45 | 11/5/2015
Toni Collette and Drew Barrymore

Film Review

Miss You Already

Anemic drama looks at friendship, illness

By Devin D. O’Leary
Cancer is bad but drama is formulaic in Miss You Already.
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