V.27 No.35 | 8/30/2018
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
V.27 No.34 | 8/23/2018
New take on famed French tale of prison life can’t escape the past
Despite the inadvisability of taking another run at 1973’s highly regarded, Academy Award-nominated Papillon, someone has gone and done just that.
Feel Like Chicken Tonight?
See The Search for General Tso and discuss issues of immigration, adaptation and innovation; enjoy The Book of Life at Civic Plaza; go to "The New Mexico Film Incentive—Getting Your Money" to learn how to get your rebate.
Needs More Enchantment
“Disenchantment” on Netflix
With the talent on board, there’s every reason to believe that “Disenchantment” will ramp up, but after 10 episodes, it's mostly living up to its title.
V.27 No.33 | 8/16/2018
Never Goin’ Back
Teenage stoner comedy lets the ladies do the dirty work for a change
Whether you find Never Goin’ Back a hilarious tribute to the wild shenanigans of youth or a depressing wake-up call about the horrors of the Millennial Generation may depend largely on your age group.
Popcorn and Frybread
See More Than Frybread with some frybread, Spotlight and The Merry Maids of Madness.
The Last Sharknado on Syfy
After six years of “mockbuster” foolishness, we must bid a fond (or not so fond, as the case may be) farewell to Syfy’s infamous Sharknado franchise.
V.27 No.32 | 8/9/2018
Wait 20 minutes after eating to view this movie
The Meg is nature disaster monster movie fare at its biggest, loudest and silliest.
See American Girls: A Dominican Story, the Madrid Film Festival, “Better Call Saul” over a pint and “Afrofuturism.”
Yes, I said DOGTV
If you think your TV choices are lame, just imagine what a Shiba Inu thinks of today’s primetime selections.
V.27 No.31 | 8/2/2018
Bo Burnham studies tweenage angst in writing-directing debut
Hilarious and painful and perfectly well-observed, Eighth Grade takes the tired “coming-of-age” indie dramedy genre and refreshes it for the iPhone age.
View the results of The 48 Hour Film Project, the 5th annual Native Film Series and Wonders Are Many (the making of the Doctor Atomic opera).