V.28 No.3 | 1/17/2019
Keanu Reeves goes old school in retrograde sci-fi thriller
Replicas feels more like a Syfy Channel “mockbuster” parody of a sci-fi film than an actual sci-fi film. The effects grow increasingly junky, and the whole thing devolves into a poorly staged string of chases scenes involving lots of interchangeable guys in black suits with guns.
This week, see Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World, The Spy Who Came In From the Cold and a new local shorts showcase.
V.28 No.2 | 1/10/2019
On the Basis of Sex
Courtroom drama lauds its subject for her role in the fight for equality
Anyone inclined to go see a biopic about Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the first place is going to be perfectly happy with On the Basis of Sex and its infectious optimism.
This week we've got Super 8 Movie Night in the Nuclear Living Room and free screenings of Killing Games: Wildlife in the Crosshairs and Ant-Man and The Wasp.
V.28 No.1 | 1/3/2019
Satirical biopic plays (dirty) politics
If you're inclined to laugh at the real-life hijinks of our country's various psychopathic politicos, then Vice just might get your vote.
Have a free, docent-led guided tour of the KiMo, retro-view "Breaking Bad," see Skyscraper and two back-to-back episodes of the local PBS documentary series "¡COLORES!"
V.27 No.51 | 12/20/2018
Bright direction and epic action keeps watery superhero afloat
Aquaman is a breezy blend of mythology and sci-fi, delivered to audiences with a winking sense of humor.
The Worst Films of 2018
We love you, Hollywood, but sometimes you can be so cruel. Here are the top 10 transgressions Hollywood made in the name of cinema in 2018.
Year in Review: Film
A Bunch of Favourites
The top 10 films of 2018
If you didn’t see these 2018 films in theaters, feel free to hunt them down now and see what all the fuss is about.
V.27 No.50 | 12/13/2018
Mean and nasty historical drama makes ambition a courtly enterprise
The Favourite is loopy, long-winded and devolves into increasingly misanthropic spirals, but has wonderfully deadpan humor, scabrous assessment of female power dynamics and a well-played lesbian twist.
Feliz Año Nuevo
Laugh it up with Mi Gran Noche, check out the High Desert Screening and get through the 12 Days of Christmas Movies.
V.27 No.49 | 12/6/2018
Maria By Callas
“Temperamental” diva defends her controversial life in deeply personal documentary
Maria By Callas attempts to illuminate the singer’s controversial life and career, relying entirely on the words of the diva herself to set the stage.
See Warren Miller’s Face of Winter or Adrift. A TV show wants a co-host and the New Mexico Film Office wants volunteer interns.
V.27 No.48 | 11/29/2018
Meow Wolf: Origin Story
Radical New Mexico art collective goes to the movies
New Mexico’s homegrown success story, the radical arts collective known as Meow Wolf, continues its rocket ship ride to intergalactic success with a documentary feature chronicling the group’s circuitous rise to fame.
Buy a Guild T-shirt, see Tortilla Soup, attend “The Power of Story: Part 2—Expect the Unexpected” and sneak peek the Season 3 premiere of “Victoria."