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V.25 No.48 | 12/1/2016
Moana

Film Review

Moana

Disney sets sail in the South Seas with a mythical new toon

By Devin D. O’Leary
Moana's got everything you love about Disney animated movies, but for all the tradition, this one’s playful about its roots, poking fun at Disney’s endless princess franchise.
V.25 No.47 | 11/24/2016

Gift Guide

Cinematic Shopping

Gift suggestions for the movie lover on your list

By Devin D. O’Leary
Learn your loved ones’ favorite films and purchase accordingly in DVD, Blu-ray, book, T-shirt, soundtrack, game or action figure form.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Holiday Film

Your 2016 Holiday Film Guide

Assassins, vampires, rebel scum and singing animals

By Devin D. O’Leary
Thanksgiving is a time for assassins, vampires, rebel scum and singing animals.
V.25 No.46 | 11/17/2016
Pussy Riot

Film Review

A Street Cat Named Bob

Felines and heroin make for an odd mix in feel-good British drama

By Devin D. O’Leary
Felines and heroin make for an odd mix in this feel-good British drama.

Gift Guide DVDs

Made in New Mexico Movies

Six picks for pic lovers

By Devin D. O’Leary
Pick a flick from one of these local independent filmmakers.
V.25 No.45 | 11/10/2016
Moonlight

Film Review

Moonlight

Somber, poetic look at inner-city manhood ponders multiple questions of identity

By Devin D. O’Leary
Alternately easygoing and hard-hitting, Moonlight is a poignant and ultimately hopeful look at what it means—and what it takes—to be a man in modern-day America.
V.25 No.44 | 11/3/2016
Certain Women

Film Review

Certain Women

Kelly Reichardt gets quiet in Montana with an incredible cast

By Devin D. O’Leary

Indie film storyteller Kelly Reichardt (Old Joy, Wendy and Lucy, Meek’s Cutoff) offers up another of her slow, contemplative character studies in the minimalist, female-centric drama Certain Women.

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V.25 No.41 | 10/13/2016

Event Horizon

Calling all Beautiful Necks

Friday, Oct 21: Nosferatu

By Megan Reneau [ Thu Oct 20 2016 10:00 AM ]
A screening of the original film while Texas Tech's Elegant Savages Orchestra and Balkan Ensemble perform the live score.
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V.25 No.42 | 10/20/2016
Long Way North

Film Review

Long Way North

Old-fashioned adventure yarn is an animated delight

By Devin D. O’Leary
The old-fashioned adventure yarn, Long Way North, is an animated delight, writes Alibi film critic Devin O’Leary.
V.25 No.41 | 10/13/2016
We Are Young. We Are Strong.

Film Review

We Are Young. We Are Strong.

German drama about immigration and xenophobia hits home

By Devin D. O’Leary
German drama about immigration and xenophobia hits home.
V.25 No.40 | 10/6/2016
Godzilla

Film Review

Shin Godzilla (Godzilla: Resurgence)

Godzilla raids again in muscular Japanese reboot

By Devin D. O’Leary
Godzilla raids again in a muscular Japanese reboot.
V.25 No.39 | 9/29/2016
Queen of Katwe

Film Review

Queen of Katwe

Unfamiliar setting and offbeat subject make this sporting drama better than much of its competition

By Devin D. O’Leary
An unfamiliar setting and offbeat subject make this sporting drama better than much of its competition.
V.25 No.38 | 9/22/2016
Max Rose

Film Review

Max Rose

Sad drama about death and regret adds a modest capper to its star’s long career

By Devin D. O’Leary
Sad drama about death and regret adds a modest capper to its star’s long career.
V.25 No.37 | 9/15/2016
“No. I have never played Pokémon GO.”

Film Review

Snowden

Oliver Stone’s high-tech muckraker makes a solid, one-sided argument

By Devin D. O’Leary
Stone’s film is more or less a dramatization of Laura Poitras’ documentary/interview Citizenfour, but Stone fails to remember that uncertainty is the key to suspense.
V.25 No.36 | 9/8/2016
Adam and Leonard Nimoy

Film Review

For the Love of Spock

Touching documentary delves into father/son relationship behind famous sci-fi series

By Devin D. O’Leary
Touching documentary delves into father/son relationship behind famous sci-fi series.
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