V.28 No.11 | 3/14/2019
This week there's the New Mexico Actors Showcase and screenings of Dinner at Eight and Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Funny Fest is looking for people and KiMo Theatre is offering guided tours.
“Shrill” on Hulu
“Shrill” balances its amusing pop cultural observations with some harsh realities about how cruel we can be—both to others and, ultimately, to ourselves.
V.28 No.10 | 3/7/2019
This festy week has the Banff Mountain Film Festival, the March Indie Screening, CatVideoFest 2019 and the Italian Film & Culture Festival.
Tidbits from around the dial
CBS All Access is shaping up as the classic sci-fi lovers channel; Will Scheffer and Mark V. Olsen to adapt T.C. Boyle’s PEN/Faulkner Award-winning novel The Tortilla Curtain; Netflix is reviving childhood fave “The Baby-Sitters Club"; Disney’s proprietary streaming service will launch with “Book of Enchantment.”
V.28 No.9 | 2/28/2019
Work Hard, Play Hard
This week in Albuquerque you should see two PBS “¡COLORES!” documentaries or 9 to 5 on a big screen. Up in Santa Fe there's The Providers and the “NMFF Indie Screening."
Live and Let Spy
“Whiskey Cavalier” on ABC
"Whiskey Cavalier" is exactly what you’d get if you crammed a bunch of “Moonlighting” scripts and a couple of Roger Moore era James Bond movies into a blender and filmed the slurry that plopped out after a quick purée.
V.28 No.8 | 2/21/2019
Red Carpet Countdown
The Oscars on ABC
Believe it or not, you can start your Oscar binge seven hours before the official telecast.
V.28 No.7 | 2/14/2019
Go to Soft Focus Screenings, see Awakening in Taos: The Mabel Dodge Luhan Story, or Sleepless in Seattle on a giant screen. And submit your film for the first funny fest.
“Miracle Workers” on TBS
Appropriately—given the setting—“Miracle Workers” ends up finding empathetic, energetic satire in odd places.
V.28 No.6 | 2/7/2019
Enjoy the Santa Fe Film Festival, Books to the Big Screen film series and the Tale Writers Screenwriting Program's live stage reading.