June 30, 2016
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Last Cab to Darwin Review

Ok Last Cab to Darwin With a few notable exceptions, our modern culture does a piss-poor job of confronting mortality. We’re bad at dealing with our own impending death, and we’re worse when the death of a lov...

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 Julie Ann Grimm

'L’attesa' Review: Endless Waiting

The perfect film for people who love to be bored

Ok We want to like the film, we really do, but despite some standout performances and a gorgeous setting, it just never gets to the point that makes audiences forget they’re watching a movie.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 Alex De Vore

Ta-Da!

Oh, oh, oh, it’s magic—and little else

Ok The original Now You See Me was not the kind of movie you saw because you thought it would actually be good.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 Alex De Vore

Crustacean Nation

Colin Farrell better learn to love, lest he be transformed into a lobster

Ok From time to time in cinema, the aspirations and ideas for a story can sound absolutely incredible, but the ultimate payoff winds up falling short.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 Alex De Vore

Play Nice

Gosling and Crowe try their best to be funny

Ok It’s only fair to give kudos to Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling—actors who generally tend to take serious roles—for their attempts at slapstick, but the overall cheese factor of The Nice Guys keeps it from...

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Alex De Vore

Fairy Tale Cinema

Stars might be the only thing going for it

Ok Tale of Tales consists of three well-trodden fairy tales from the works of Giambattista Basile, a writer and poet of the 16th and 17th century also credited with penning the first versions of Cinderella, Rapunz...

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 Jeff Berg

Kind of Blue

Workin’ with Don Cheadle

Ok If you had a time machine and wanted to know where “cool” came from, you could do worse than to travel back to 1949 New York and look up a guy named Miles Davis.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 Ben Kendall

Welcome to the Jungle

Kipling isn't rolling in his grave ... yet

Ok One could easily make the argument that Jon Favreau’s (Iron Man) new live-action Jungle Book adaptation is another nail in the “Hollywood is out of fresh ideas” coffin, but  it’s worth checkin...

Monday, April 18, 2016 Alex De Vore

I’m Sweet Enough

The way to the heart is through the stomach

Ok Everyone searches for meaning. It’s a quest that consumes us all, from the time that we start wondering why we’re here or what we’re doing with our lives.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 Ben Kendall

Bittersweet Memories

A Miyazaki production you may not have seen

Ok Hidden beneath the layers of your adult-self, obscured in the forest of past experiences and your relationship with your family, lies perhaps the more real part of yourself.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 Ben Kendall
 
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Morning Word: PNM Questioned about Rate Increase

Morning Word Investor-owed utility claims it needs to charge customers more to offset investments in alternative energy resources and to offset the price of its nuclear-generated power.  ... More

June 28, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr

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