The Final Nightmare
This Thursday, Sept. 16, marks your last chance to see the made-in-New-Mexico documentary A Nightmare in Las Cruces in a theater. The Century Downtown 14 theater will screen the film at 11:30 a.m., 1:25, 3:20, 5:15, 7:10 and 9:05 p.m. Sportscaster-turned-filmmaker Charlie Minn will be on hand to introduce the self-distributed feature.
Ben Affleck commits a near-perfect crime
Ben Affleck must have liked what he got a taste of in his 2007 writing-directing debut Gone Baby Gone, because he’s done his best to replicate the experience with his new film The Town. In fact, he’s even upped the ante, throwing himself into the mix as lead actor.
Dog Day After Dark
“Terriers” on FX
Cable net FX hasn’t quite caught up with rival AMC when it comes to original, hour-long series. But they keep trying. Currently, FX has “Rescue Me,” “Damages,” “Sons of Anarchy,” and “Justified.” Good shows, sure, but not quite up to the Emmy-winning pop and sizzle of AMC’s “Mad Men” and “Breaking Bad.”
The Week in Sloth
The Fence (HBO 6 p.m.) HBO ponders the erecting of a barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border.
“Sym-Bionic Titan” (Cartoon Network 9 p.m.) The story—a group of teens pilots a giant robot to fight alien invaders—seems awfully familiar. But creator Genndy Tartakovsky of “Dexter's Laboratory” and “Samurai Jack” fame does inspire a certain confidence.