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V.27 No.38 | 9/20/2018
We the Animals

Film Review

We The Animals

Coming-of-age drama paints impressionistic portrait of preteen life

We the Animals speaks to both the resiliency and the impressionability of youth, with raw performances from the actors and symbol-laden cinematography that weaves a primal world of earth, water, leaves and rain.
Reel World

Reel World

Native Movie Night

See She Sings to the Stars, Labyrinth or Salvador; learn "Entertainment Law Basics."

Idiot Box

Stream On

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?
Dead Lucky trailer

Week in Sloth

Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
V.27 No.37 | 9/13/2018
“… And I say 102 Dalmatians is the best Glenn Close performance to date!”

Film Review

The Wife

The family that writes together fights together in A-list acting display

They say that, “behind every great man there is a great woman.” That axiom gets taken apart like a Swiss watch and examined under the loupe in the high-class literary drama/handcrafted Oscar bait The Wife.
Reel World

Reel World

Gallup Gets Going

See the Gallup Film Festival, Hidden Figures, The Godfather or 12 Strong.
The First trailer

Idiot Box

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.
Warriors of Liberty City trailer

Week in Sloth

Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
V.27 No.36 | 9/6/2018
Madeline's Madeline

Film Review

Madeline’s Madeline

Teenage girl is having an art attack in theatrical indie

We’re all actors, Madeline's Madeline seems to imply, acting as ourselves.
Reel World

Reel World

Around the World on Screen

Throughout September the National Hispanic Cultural Center becomes the home to the free ¡Globalquerque! International Cinema Series; ¡Cinemagnifico! Latino Film Festival returns as well.
Kidding first episode

Idiot Box

Sad Clown Time

“Kidding” on Showtime

Carrey’s muted performance and the more-depressive-than-manic scripts make our protagonist look less like a broken human being in need of salvation and more like a sad and naïve cartoon character.

Week in Sloth

Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
V.27 No.35 | 8/30/2018
Far From the Tree

Film Review

Far From the Tree

Documentary addresses the difficulty of “different” families

How do families deal with children who are very different from them? That’s the probing premise behind Rachel Dretzin’s honest and empathetic documentary Far From the Tree.

Reel World

Projecting the Pueblo

Check out the Pueblo Film Festival; Las Cruces International Film Festival submission deadline looms; there's a special screening featuring two “¡COLORES!” episodes; watch A Quiet Place but don't scream!

Idiot Box

Fun Will Never End

“Adventure Time” on Cartoon Network

"Adventure Time" concludes with a 44-minute series finale, titled “Come Along With Me."