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V.25 No.29 | 7/21/2016
The refried special with tortillas
Eric Williams Photography

Restaurant Review

It’s All About the Tortillas

Garcia’s Kitchen satisfies with simplicity

By August March
It’s all about the tortillas!
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Lights Out

Film Review

Lights Out

Under-illuminated ghost story is too dim to really be scary

By Devin D. O’Leary
Under-illuminated ghost story is too dim to really be scary.
V.25 No.28 | 7/14/2016
Golden layout
R Chavez

Restaurant Review

Fresh Express at Platform 505 3/4

Bus makes fine dining magical and mobile

By Renée Chavez
A magical bus means magical meals.
Wiener-Dog

Film Review

Wiener-Dog

Morosely amused filmmaker constructs a shaggy dog tale for a change

By Devin D. O’Leary
Morosely amused filmmaker constructs a shaggy dog tale for a change.
V.25 No.27 | 7/7/2016
Chicken and Waffles

Restaurant Review

The Murphy’s Mule Barn Method of Manning Up

By Joshua Lee
Mr. Lee visits Murphy’s Mule Barn for dinner.
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Brian De Palma

Film Review

De Palma

No nonsense documentary lets film industry icon analyze his own art to a fault

By Devin D. O’Leary
No nonsense documentary lets film industry icon analyze his own art to a fault.
V.25 No.26 | 6/30/2016
Godzilla Roll

Restaurant Review

A Hidden Home

Crazy Fish is crazy good

By Megan Reneau
Crazy Fish is crazy good.
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Swiss Army Man

Film Review

Swiss Army Man

Dano and Radcliffe team up for exceedingly corporeal comedy

By Devin D. O’Leary
Alibi Film Critic Devin O’Leary screens the “kinetic off-kilter oddness that is Swiss Army Man.”
V.25 No.25 | 6/23/2016
spring rolls and peanut sauce

Restaurant Review

Cats, Cookies and So Much More

Patrons of Gatos y Galletas will feel right at home

By Maggie Grimason
Gatos y Galletas isn’t your average Albuquerque cafe.
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Finding Dory

Film Review

Finding Dory

Simple but satisfying sequel follows its own motto and just keeps swimming

By Devin D. O’Leary
Accountant-required sequel doesn’t suck.
V.25 No.24 | 6/16/2016
Chips and Salsa

Restaurant Review

Panza Llena, Corazón Contento

Revisiting Los Cuates for the gazillionth time

By August March
The food is still consistent in flavor and presentation; delicious and detailed—with history and hot chile.
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Dheepan, a former Tamil soldier, abandons his past and assumes a new identity as a refugee, a caretaker, a husband and a father.

Film Review

Dheepan

French film unpacks the pain of immigrant life

By Maggie Grimason
With a mastery of style that is firmly rooted in the telling detail, Jacques Audiard creates a film with rare conscience that unfolds one story of immigration to illuminate us all.
V.25 No.23 | 6/9/2016
Shrimp with noodles and veggies
Monica Schmitt

Restaurant Review

Steamy, Wonton Romance

May Café serves a tantalizing Thai tea

By Monica Schmitt
Never judge a book by its cover, and never judge a restaurant by its exterior. To miss out on good food because of poor judgment is a sin, so when you see a massive armless lumberjack looming above the plain outer surface of May Café, don’t be alarmed.
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Maggie’s Plan

Film Review

Maggie’s Plan

Control, narcissism and love mix with oddball results

By Renée Chavez
Funny one-liners and strange antics keep the story moving along even if hazy clouds of anthropology jargon glaze the eyes every once in a while.
V.25 No.22 | 6/2/2016
Zahraa-Hashim and Mohammad-Hashim

Restaurant Review

The Artist Formerly Known As...

Middle Eastern Food & Kabobs doesn’t need a flashy name

By Joshua Lee
All in all, I have to say this was the best dining experience I've had in this city to date.
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