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V.22 No.19 | 5/9/2013

Film Review

Iron Man 3

Robert Downey Jr. straps on the suit for one more super outing

If nothing else (and there’s plenty else), the record-breaking release of Iron Man 3 proves beyond a shadow of a doubt what last summer’s The Avengers already established: that Marvel has found a perfect way of translating its comic book universe to the big screen. While cross-town rival DC struggles to establish any movie franchise (other than Batman), Marvel has cranked out a string of films (Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, The Avengers) which exist in the same interconnected universe. The ties may be strong or light from one film to the next, but this new wave of Marvel films does what no other movie series has managed.

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V.19 No.45 | 11/11/2010

news

The Daily Word 11.10.10: Pissed-off students, the history of style, mysterious gamma ray bubbles, sausage bites

The Daily Word

U.K. students riot in the streets over fee hikes that would triple tuition.

Meanwhile, UNM academics won’t feel next year’s 5 percent budget cut, acting president Paul Roth indicated yesterday.

Not so at CNM. Several vocational programs will be cut in the fall.

Sara Lee will be swallowed by Mexico’s gigante food corporation Grupo Bimbo.

Mustachioed movie critic Gene Shalit is leaving “Today.”

Hear arts and culture critic Dave Hickey talk about “the History of Style” tonight at 516 ARTS. He’s amazing. It’s at 7 p.m. and costs $10.

The FDA unveils 36 proposed warning labels for cigarette packaging.

Two “huge, mysterious gamma ray-emitting bubbles” are sitting at the center of the Milky Way galaxy, astronomers say.

Gwyneth Paltrow thinks she’s a country music singer now.

Dunkin’ Donuts rolls out sausage-pancake munchkin thingies.