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V.24 No.35 | 8/27/2015
An extreme sports enthusiast, getting high.

Film Review

Meru

High-altitude documentary hits viewers like an avalanche

By Devin D. O’Leary
High-altitude climbing documentary Meru takes viewers to scary new heights.
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Eric Williams

Restaurant Review

But What About the Pizza?

Looking past the controversies at WisePies Pizza and Salad

By Ty Bannerman
Everybody has an opinion on WisePies’ purchase of The Pit’s naming rights. But have you actually tried their food?
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V.24 No.34 | 8/20/2015
Marlon Brando

Film Review

Listen to Me Marlon

Brando talks about Brando in mesmerizing showbiz documentary

By Devin D. O’Leary
Brando talks about Brando in unique show biz documentary Listen to Me Marlon.
V.24 No.33 | 8/13/2015
Dirty Burger

Restaurant Review

Back to the Grill

Nob Hill Bar & Grill has grown into a local favorite

By Ty Bannerman
In 2008, we gave this place a bad review. Ty Bannerman revisits it and finds out that things are looking up.
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The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

Film Review

The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

‘60s spy saga retuns with style

By Devin D. O’Leary
Reboot of spy-fi series The Man from U.N.C.L.E. is sexy, cool, retro-style fun
V.24 No.32 | 8/6/2015
Not a shot from the movie, but an image of Tom Cruise dealing with paparazzi

Film Review

Mission: Impossible—Rogue Nation

Cruise and Co. do the impossible: make the stiff spy series silly fun again

By Devin D. O’Leary
Tom Cruise and does the impossible: He makes Mission: Impossible—Rogue Nation fun again.
V.24 No.31 | 7/30/2015
Café Bien

Restaurant Review

Muy Bien

Café Bien lives up to its name

By Ty Bannerman
Ty Bannerman ponders pancakes and other existential quandries.
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Court

Film Review

Court

Probing Indian drama picks judicial system apart piece by piece

By Devin D. O’Leary
Indian drama Court examines modern Mumbai society as it looks for justice in a broken system
V.24 No.30 | 7/23/2015
Ant-Man

Film Review

Ant-Man

Marvel gets small for latest addition to its cinematic universe

By Devin D. O’Leary
A little less attention to brand development and a little more consideration for the story at hand, and Ant-Man would have been an unqualified success.
V.24 No.27 | 7/2/2015
Earl and me (not pictured: dying girl)

Film Review

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Teenage dramedy avoids cliché, but not sympathy

By Devin D. O’Leary
Dying is easy thanks to sweetly snarky teenage dramedy Me and Earl and the Dying Girl.
V.24 No.26 | 6/25/2015
5 Star Burger

Restaurant Review

I Will Gladly Pay You Tuesday

For a 5 Star burger today

By Ty Bannerman
Ty Bannerman scarfs down a burger and considers the philosphical lessons of J. Wellington Wimpy.
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Inside Out

Film Review

Inside Out

Pixar’s emotional new fantasy has all the feels

By Devin D. O’Leary
Pixar’s cerebral new cartoon Inside Out has all the feels.
V.24 No.25 | 6/18/2015
Crawfish

Restaurant Review

Fat Tuesday Every Day

N’awlins Mardi Gras Café brings authentic Cajun to Albuquerque

By Ty Bannerman
N’awlins Mardis Gras Café has damn good cajun food.
“ ... It’s the tie, isn’t it?”

Film Review

The Connection

French crime film makes connection to classic American gangster sagas of yesteryear

By Devin D. O’Leary
The French version of The French Connection is known as The Connection. (The “French” part is implied.)
V.24 No.24 | 6/11/2015
Pork belly tacos

Restaurant Review

Welcome to the Neighborhood

Kasey’s Restaurant & Pub

By Ty Bannerman
Ty Bannerman checks out the new kid on the block.
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