V.28 No.20 | 5/16/2019
Jews in the Desert
Among this week's opportunities are “¡RESILIENCIA! The Experience of Jewish Communities in Spain and the Americas” festival and “Cli-Fi: Altered Futures Through Film and Literature."
“Catch-22” on Hulu
Like Heller’s borderline absurdist novel, "Catch-22" jumps around quite a bit, giving it an overall air of chaos, but casual viewers and nonreaders of Heller may still be at something of a loss trying to piece it all together. Over the course of its six episodes, though, the series really rewards viewers with its mature take on a black comedy classic.
V.28 No.19 | 5/9/2019
Digital Media Debuts
You should go to UNM Film & Digital Media Department Capstone Premiere, freshmen with a passion for storytelling should checked out the the GRRM "Newcomer" Scholarship and it's no mistake to watch Big Mistake.
Streaming gets specialized
Amidst the balkanization of streaming services, an indie & art house film specialist appears.
V.28 No.18 | 5/2/2019
May the Fourth
Book it to the DynaTheater to see Star Wars, join the Better Call Saul Book Club and party at the KiMo Theatre: Fact & Folklore book launch.
What the Heart Wants
“Chambers” on Netflix
Though it bills itself as a horror series, “Chambers” is more of a dark, moody, slow-moving mystery that probably would have worked better as a one-off feature film.
V.28 No.17 | 4/25/2019
The Princess and the Frog, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and Instant Family are on screens this week, and locally-made "Pozole" captured the Best Narrative Short Film award.
Tidbits from Around the Dial
TV News: Spike Lee's See You Yesterday, Amazon's "The Boys", Showtime's "The Loudest Voice" and DC Direct's "Titans"
V.28 No.16 | 4/18/2019
This week there's the Taos Environmental Film Festival, Animal Crackers, Wall-E and The Unruly Mystic: John Muir.
Disney+ delivers the details
At “Investor Day” Disney revealed the clearest picture yet of Disney+, the studio’s long-gestating plan to rival Netflix.