V.23 No.37 | 9/11/2014
Noted author Dennis Lehane tries his hand scripting his own slow-burn crime drama
James Gandolfini’s final film, The Drop, takes a stroll on the seedy side of Brooklyn.
Old friends are the best friends in slow-moving road trip through Iceland
Old friends reunite for a slow-moving road trip through Iceland in the indie comedy Land Ho!
V.23 No.35 | 8/28/2014
Left-of-center musical comedy finds art in the craziest places
Heady black comedy Frank takes music to a strange, new place.
V.23 No.34 | 8/21/2014
Musical documentary looks at the African rabble-rouser who lit a fire under a hit Broadway musical
Alex Gibney’s documentary Finding Fela explores the explosive life of rabble-rousing Nigerian musician Fela Kuti.
photos by Eric Williams ericwphoto.com
You Bring the Duck
Pupuseria y Restaurante Salvadoreña
El Salvadoran pupusas add a dash of welcome variety at this South Valley restaurant.
V.23 No.33 | 8/14/2014
Magic in the Moonlight
Woody Allen’s 44th film casts a charming spell
Woody Allen tries a little sleight of hand with the slim but charming period romcom Magic in the Moonlight.
Blair Stocker’s gorgeous new craft compendium avoids common pitfalls to deliver practical, doable projects.
V.23 No.32 | 8/7/2014
The Hundred-Foot Journey
Exotic foodie romance comes with the Oprah stamp of approval
Steven Spielberg and Oprah Winfrey get togther for food and romance in The Hundred-Foot Journey.
V.23 No.31 | 7/31/2014
Sci-fi love story speculates there’s more to life than meets the eye
Indie filmmaker explores science and spirituality in the eyeball-obsessed I Origins.
Amazeballs or Abso Awk?
From cray-cray to twerk, the English language changes every day. But is the Totes Ridictionary the right book to guide us through?