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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.
Breakfast burrito with green chile

Restaurant Review

The Gold Standard

In Gold Street Caffé we trust

By Monica Schmitt
Monica Schmitt says depend on Gold Street Caffé for a delicious meal and a more than satisfying coffee fix.
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V.25 No.38 | 9/22/2016
#16 Vermicelli bowl with vegetables

Restaurant Review

Eat Like No One is Watching

Seriously, keep your leftovers from Kyana's Kitchen

By Maggie Grimason
Maggie Grimason says it's easy to imagine drunken, late-night conversations happening in the spacious confines of Kyana’s Kitchen, Albuquerque's newest Vietnamese spot and a restaurant that notably keeps late-night hours.
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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
Green chile chicken enchiladas
Eric Williams Photography

Restaurant Review

Louder Than Enchiladas

And I know because she said so

By August March
August March manages to conjure El Patio’s time-tested version of Nuevo Mexicano cuisine while invoking The Smiths.
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“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.
The Last Samurai

Book Review

The Last Samurai in London

No, it doesn’t have anything to do with that awful Tom Cruise movie

Review by Robin Babb

The Last Samurai

The Last Samurai is a brilliant work that turns a classic story on its head.
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.
Torta al pastor

Restaurant Review

El Paisa, Take Me Home

Feed your need for Mexican

By Joshua Lee
Joshua Lee finally gets his Mexican fix at El Paisa.
V.25 No.35 | 9/1/2016
Green Chile Jackburger
Hosho McCreesh

Restaurant Review

Comfort Food with a Conscience

Grassburger supports morals and flavor

By Hosho McCreesh
Finding a quality casual meal is not always an easy task. Enter Grassburger (from Durango, their second location is here in the Northeast Heights) and their menu built around grass-fed beef.
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The Light Between Oceans

Film Review

The Light Between Oceans

Tragedy-tinged historical romance floods the ocean with tears

By Devin D. O’Leary
Tragedy-tinged historical romance floods the ocean with tears.
V.25 No.34 | 8/25/2016
Diavola

Restaurant Review

Amo Amore, Mi Amore

Buon appetito

By Megan Reneau
As someone who’s been loyal to Amore Neapolitan Pizzeria for years, Megan knows what she likes. For you readers, though, she decided to try a couple of new things.
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Don't Think Twice

Film Review

Don’t Think Twice

Tragedy is easy, comedy is hard in Mike Birbiglia’s self-reflexive look at the humor industry

By Devin D. O’Leary
Tragedy is easy, comedy is hard in Mike Birbiglia’s self-reflexive look at the humor industry.
V.25 No.33 | 8/18/2016
Breakfast Enchiladas

Restaurant Review

Tia Betty Blue’s Forever!

Your own aunt couldn’t do this good

By August March
August March visits Tia Betty Blue’s for Breakfast.
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Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World

Film Review

Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World

Werner Hezog stares into the abyss of the World Wide Web

By Devin D. O’Leary
The notoriously existential Werner Herzog ruminates on the technology and philosophy of the internet.
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