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'Multiple Maniacs' Review: Bad Taste

Long-lost John Waters film finally sees the light of day

Yay Even mega-fans of the Baltimore filth-master’s body of work probably haven’t seen Waters’ second feature film.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 Alex De Vore

'The Accountant' Review

Yay Suspense and problem-solving mixed with a dash of hopeless romance and a pinch of dysfunctional family history are the staples that sustain The Accountant, yet it’s the strength of the main character that mak...

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 Julie Ann Grimm

'Shin Godzilla' Review: Gojira!

The 31st film in the long-running series does everything right

Yay As far as making a statement goes, or even spearheading the beloved Japanese kaiju film movement, Godzilla as metaphorical creation is actually quite brilliant, rubber suit or no.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 Alex De Vore

'Long Way North' Review: Exponential Growth

A gorgeous animated film about love, loss and learning

Yay In a world dominated by computer- animated films both full-length and short, hand-drawn animated movies are not only refreshing, they’re borderline novel.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 Alex De Vore

'Starving the Beast' Review

Yay Starving the Beast Should students and the private sector bear the financial burden of sustaining the publicly funded universities in the United States because individuals and businesses are the beneficiaries?

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 Julie Ann Grimm

‘Starving the Beast’ Review: Higher Education

Battle against deep cuts to higher education funding fuels documentary

Yay Should students and the private sector bear the financial burden of sustaining the publicly funded universities in the United States because individuals and businesses are the beneficiaries?

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 Julie Ann Grimm

'The Hollars' Review: Family Matters

Scary hospital stays and singing sons make for a keeper

Yay From the outside, the complexity of the way a single family operates as an organism is unintelligible. Meet Don, Ron, John and their mom (Sally).

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 Julie Ann Grimm

'Snowden' Review: One-Way Ticket to Moscow

Oliver Stone taps into the world of the infamous whistleblower

Yay Oliver Stone doesn’t do short and sweet. He does long and developed. Most of the time, he’s even really good at doing important, tense, conflicted moments in US history.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 Julie Ann Grimm

'The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years' Review

Yay Practically everyone is familiar with the story of The Beatles and their rise from the basement venues of Liverpool and Hamburg to unprecedented crowds of screaming fans.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 Alex De Vore

Kubo and the Two Strings Review: All You Need is Love

Laika achieves its best film yet

Yay Animation powerhouse Laika, which previously brought us Coraline and ParaNorman, is out to blow our minds all over again with Kubo and the Two Strings, a fable heavily influenced by Japanese mythology and one o...

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 Alex De Vore
 
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Morning Word: To Protect and Troll

Morning Word Santa Fe Police Sergeant Troy Baker has a lot to say about some of the people he's sworn to serve and protect ... and it isn't nice. ... More

Feb. 21, 2017 by Matt Grubs

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