Sept. 26, 2016
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'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

'Harry and Avis' Review

Ok Billed as an indie rom-com, this simple story leaves a lot to the imagination. Although the title suggests otherwise, and despite how Avis takes up her share of the screen, it’s more of a story about Harry.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 Julie Ann Grimm

Dreams on Wheels

Santa Fe attorney takes free immigration legal services on the road

Features Santa Fe attorney Allegra Love believes more legal services should be considered a public service and she’s taken the show on the road this summer to help immigrants in rural New Mexico.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 Julie Ann Grimm

'Complete Unknown' Review

Meh Toward the end of Complete Unknown, one character tells the other, “That’s crazy and fucked up and kind of amazing.” In what could be the slowest movie ever made about New York City, at least those first ...

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 Julie Ann Grimm

Train to Somewhere

Local News A long-neglected train station at St. Francis Drive and Zia Road is set to begin serving passengers on a trial basis as soon as this fall if a private developer’s construction project goes as planned.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 Julie Ann Grimm

Microbe and Gasoline Review

Yay This premise of this movie just isn’t breathtaking. Two boys in France build a car and take a journey. Yawn. Wake us when they get there.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 Julie Ann Grimm

'De Palma' Review

Ok We’re not sure whether it’s the questions from behind the camera or deft editing that leaves one liking the guy.

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 Julie Ann Grimm

Tickled Review: Global Tickling Phenomenon

Yay What first seemed a quirky TV story for New Zealand pop culture journalist David Farrier quickly took a turn into the control fetish of a well-heeled (and perhaps even dangerous) recluse.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 Julie Ann Grimm

Yarn Review: Rhythm Section

With nary a sock or sweater, doc spins unexpected stories

Yay Something about knitting graffiti generates a joyful energy.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 Julie Ann Grimm
 
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Morning Word: Death Penalty Reinstatement Would Cost State Millions

Morning Word At the same time New Mexico lawmakers are trying to shore up the state’s budget, the New Mexico Public Defender's Office is questioning the costs associated with reinstating the death penalty.  ... More

Sept. 22, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr

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