V.23 No.17 | 4/24/2014
To Sir, with love
KiMo Theatre launches a tribute to acclaimed actor Sir Anthony Hopkins with another fine film series. The Anthony Hopkins Festival launches this Sunday, April 27, at 2pm with the 1980 award winner The Elephant Man. John Hurt got the lion’s share of the attention for his title role in this real-life biopic, but Hopkins is terrific as the sympathetic surgeon Sir Frederick Treves. Future installments include 1984’s The Bounty (May 11), 1991’s The Silence of the Lambs (May 25), 1993’s The Remains of the Day (June 15) and 2012’s Hitchcock (June 29). Tickets are $7 general admission and $5 for students/seniors. Go to kimotickets.com for more info.
V.23 No.16 | 4/17/2014
Under the Skin
Experimental sci-fi film wonders what it’s like to be human ... and then harvest the internal organs of other humans for mysterious alien purposesExperimental sci-fi film Under the Skin introduces audiences to sex and violence, alien-style.
Self-experimentationA look at all the cinematic happenings around New Mexico, including Indie Scene, Navajo Star Wars and Movies for Earth Day.
V.23 No.15 | 4/10/2014
Love and marriage go through the ringer during a bittersweet anniversary trip to ParisMiddle-class British couple Meg and Nick have been married for 30 years. In an attempt to rekindle the ol’ flame, they decide to spend their wedding anniversary in Paris. From the start it doesn’t look like this expedition is going to bear fruit.
Cinematic SanctuaryWith emerging ABQ filmmakers, a new anime convention and more, we take a look at all the cinematic happenings around our state.
V.23 No.14 | 4/3/2014
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Wes Anderson’s screwball caper finds the art in artificeThe Grand Budapest Hotel is a whimsical chocolate box painting of a comedy, could be Wes Anderson’s most Wes Andersony film to date.