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'Fences' Review: The Measure of a Man

August Wilson’s classic play comes to the screen

Movie Reviews Simplicity is the name of the game in Fences, the new film adaptation of playwright August Wilson’s 1983 Pulitzer Prize-winning tale of family, death and betrayal set in 1950s Pittsburgh.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017 Alex De Vore

'Ghostland' Review

Movie Reviews Rookie director Simon Stadler shocks and humbles viewers with Ghostland: The View of the Ju’Hoansi, a documentary following the Ju’Hoansi bushmen of Namibia.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017 Kim Jones

Movies to Watch in 2017

That possibly, more than likely, without a doubt might perhaps be good, maybe

Movie Reviews We here at SFR love going to the movies. Sure, television sneakily became the superior creative ecosystem, but there’s still magic to be had in going to a theater and enjoying Hollywood’s best (and worst) r...

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 Alex De Vore

Santa Fe Independent Film Festival

Don’t-miss choices from the fest’s founders

Movie Reviews As we enter the eighth year of the Santa Fe Independent Film Festival (SFIFF), it’s worth taking a moment to note just how far the annual event has come.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 Alex De Vore

The Force Awakens: Not Just for Nerf Herders

JJ Abrams' foray into the franchise is far better than we could have hoped for

Movie Reviews As Thursday the 17th wore on, SFR Art Director Anson Stevens-Bollen and I felt our Star Wars tickets burning holes in our respective pockets. 

Friday, December 18, 2015 Alex De Vore

Nativize Me

Sandler gaffe proves old habits are hard to shake off in Hollywood

Movie Reviews Last week, news broke that some Native American actors working on a new Adam Sandler movie in the area walked off the set over what they say are disrespectful jokes in the script, historically inaccurate costum...

Monday, April 27, 2015 David Riedel

Good Riddance, 2014

It was a bad year for good movies and a good year for bad movies

Movie Reviews So 2014 is finally over, and I think I speak for everyone who loves movies when I say: Good goddamn riddance, 2014. You sucked. Like, REALLY SUCKED.

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 David Riedel

It’s a Wrap!

2013 was a year filled with glory, slurps and triple barfs

Movie Reviews So this year was a pretty good one for movies. It’s just that movies that were bad were so bad. Just inexcusable. Sweet Jesus. But we’ll get to those after my five favorite movies of 2013.

Tuesday, December 31, 2013 David Riedel

Fall Flicks

It’s the attack of the award-worthy films!

Movie Reviews Welcome to autumn. As we all know—and if you don’t, WHAT THE FUCK, ARE YOU LIVING UNDER A ROCK?—it’s the time of year when the studios, big and small, start pushing their awards fodder picture

Friday, October 25, 2013 David Riedel

Blood and guts… gotta problem with that?

'Machete Kills' is long, dumb, and a lot of fun

Movie Reviews The early reviews for Machete Kills have largely been unkind. The big gripe appears to be that Machete Kills is too long, too repetitive and too superviolent. How many of these critics have seen a Robert Rodrig...

Friday, October 11, 2013 David Riedel
 
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Morning Word: A Day Without an Immigrant

Morning Word A Day Without an ImmigrantSanta Fe showed up strong to the more-or-less impromptu protest. Dozens of locally owned businesses around town closed their doors in solidarity with immigrant employees. Oth ... More

Feb. 17, 2017 by Matt Grubs

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