the event


V.19 No.40 | 10/7/2010
James Franco stars as Allen Ginsberg in the Beat Generation biopic   Howl  , playing at the SW Gay & Lesbian Film Fest

Film

This Week's Film & TV: 8th SW Gay & Lesbian Film Fest, Duke City DocFest, Never Let Me Go, The Event

Freshman Fest Flogs Nonfiction Film: Check out the inaugural Duke City DocFest, chock full of documentary goodness, and free to boot! Sunday Oct. 10 through Friday, Oct. 15, various venues around downtown Albuquerque.

Reel World: Red Carpet Celebration of Latinos in the Media, call for a global film fest, last call for the New Visions / New Mexico Contract Awards

The eighth annual Southwest Gay and Lesbian Film Festival — the Southwest's premiere showcase for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender cinema screens films as diverse as its audience. Reveling in its identity as the premiere outlet for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender cinema in the Southwest, Albuquerque’s own SG&LFF has been able to attract hundreds of quality features, documentaries and shorts. “People have begun to realize that, after eight years, our programming is really tight and we are open to the community at large. We’re definitely a gay and lesbian film festival, but we’re open to everyone.”

Oct. 8 through Oct. 14, at Guild Cinema, Southwest Film Center, Bank of America Theater at NHCC.

Film Review: Never Let Me Go is an overly restrained sci-fi experiment

Idiot Box: “The Event” on NBC

Week in Sloth: 24 hours of Tony Curtis, Disney does The Avengers, Cesar Milan whispers to Howie Mandel’s neurotic dog

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Idiot Box

I’m Already Lost

“The Event” on NBC

NBC has spent a lot of time likening its new conspiracy thriller “The Event” to ABC’s recently wrapped sci-fi series “Lost.” That is what I like to call a big mistake. Having watched the first few weeks of “The Event,” I can only come to the conclusion that the show more or less sucks rocks.

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V.19 No.36 | 9/9/2010

Idiot Box

What to Watch?

We prejudge TV’s fall season

It’s barely September and the new TV season is already getting underway in force. Are networks finally realizing that we watch TV all year long? Mmm, could be.

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