Two weeks ago, SFR set out across two of the busiest commercial areas in Santa Fe to find out whether any outdoor security cameras had recorded evidence of the suspect (or suspects) who recently stole some 400 copies of the Reporter.
Ruby Sparks defies easy categorization. That’s not because it’s so original; it
isn’t. Writer’s creation comes to life? Definitely seen it before. Its bigger
stumbling block is that it can’t decide whether it’s a funny drama or a serious
Bela Tarr’s 'The Turin Horse' is powerful and bleak
There are movies that feature difficult lives shrouded in adversity.
There are movies that feature good people struggling through hard times.
Then there is The Turin Horse,
a movie that portrays lives that are not just difficult, but lives
rooted in an existential despair so profound it’s difficult to watch.
Dan Werwath loves beer and baseball. “Who doesn’t?” he asks SFR. “Communists, that’s who—and rich old people.” So when a number of residents testified at City Council against allowing beer sales at Fort Marcy Park for the games of a tentative semi-pro baseball team, he created a Facebook event to counter them.
The Santa Fe Children’s Museum closes its doors on Monday, April 18. But don’t worry: It will reopen on May 7, bigger and better than ever. SFR visited with recently hired Executive Director Anna Marie Tutera Manriquez and Deputy Director Jeff Dailey to learn what the expansion means for the city’s most curious and clamorous constituency.
Of what does true grit consist? Grit, presumably, but also something else, something that makes it easy to distinguish from false grit. True Grit the film consists of a young teenage girl in 1880 Arkansas who hires an old, fat, drunk, half-blind marshal to help her track down her father’s killer.
Nobody wants to say a disparaging word about an experimental reverie on Allen Ginsberg from the filmmaker who hit The Times of Harvey Milk out of the park. But just as directors Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman’s not-quite-docudrama thrills us with Ginsberg’s brilliance, so does it manifest the peculiar difficulty of trying to make a movie about same.
Fair Game is the kind of film that expects to incite passion and outrage. By every token, it should. It centers on two gravely wronged people—Valerie Plame Wilson and her husband, former ambassador Joseph Wilson—whose careers were destroyed when their opinions conflicted with the George W Bush administration’s agenda.