V.27 No.41 | 10/11/2018
See Coco or “Villains and Monsters" and go to the Way OUT West Film Festival. And if you think you pass for a “high school-looking" then some TV producers might like to hire you.
Fall’s biggest loser is …
What in the new TV season is stinking up the airwaves? What could the first casualty of fall 2018 be?
V.27 No.40 | 10/4/2018
Stories of Humanity
This week: Humanity on the Move film series comes to the National Hispanic Cultural Center’s Bank of America Theatre; Heritage Farm at ABQ Biopark hosts its first-ever movie night, and it’s Hotel Transylvania at the Central and Unser Library.
The Doctor Is In
“Doctor Who” on BBC America
Legions of “Doctor Who” fans are waiting in something between eager anticipation and deep trepidation for Season 11 of their favorite sci-fi show to return. The source of this uncertainty is the fact that the BBC is giving “Doctor Who” its biggest reboot in series history, recasting its main character as a woman.
V.27 No.39 | 9/27/2018
Check out No Small Matter, The Joy Luck Club, Bless Me, Ultima and "The Power of Story."
“God Friended Me” on CBS
There’s nothing remotely original going on in "God Friended Me", a low-blood-pressure, middle-of-the-road, mainstream-American effort where every flavorless moment feels recycled from other supernatural procedurals.
V.27 No.38 | 9/20/2018
Native Movie Night
See She Sings to the Stars, Labyrinth or Salvador; learn "Entertainment Law Basics."
Disney digital dawns
It’s looking increasingly like 2019 will be known as The Great Fracturing in the entertainment industry as Hollywood megacorps ask: Why distribute their TV shows and movies on Netflix or Hulu along with everybody else when they can start their own proprietary streaming service and charge you $9.99 a month for it?
V.27 No.37 | 9/13/2018
Gallup Gets Going
See the Gallup Film Festival, Hidden Figures, The Godfather or 12 Strong.
Space is the Place
“The First” On Hulu
"The First" is an occasionally stirring character drama thanks to its solid cast, but the whole thing remains resolutely earthbound when it should soar.