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The town of Taos plans to celebrate the life of Dennis Hopper, the late actor, filmmaker, artist and former Taos resident, with a day of events. The celebration will take place Wednesday (May 17), … more
In the first “Guardians of the Galaxy” movie, Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) tells a creature who captured him that he’s also known as “Star-Lord,” an obvious superhero name he just made up because it sounded cool. more
When you watch a movie like 2016’s “Hell or High Water,” the places you see on the screen don’t appear by accident. They are there because of a location manager’s knowledge and experience. more
Despite glossy, high-tech production values and big-name acting talent, “The Circle” is, alas, as shallow as a Facebook friend request from somebody with one obscure person in common. more
You know something is wrong the first time we see Donnie Darko (Jake Gyllenhaal) lying in the middle of a hilltop road. Is he injured? Is he dead? more
I think it's a great thing when an actor gets a gig in a long-running franchise. I'm sure the casts of superhero series are happy as clams to have steady high-paying work. more
A shipwreck survivor washes up to the shore of a desert island. He finds fresh water and coconuts to eat. Surveying the small island, he makes note of a grove of bamboo, which he will use later to build a raft .He is alone, but has a strong will to live. But, when he sets his small raft upon the waves, what he encounters is the beginning of something strange, mysterious and heartbreakingly beautiful. more
It’s like they look at the gorgeous and painstaking artwork that goes into creating these epic works of cinematic wonder and assume it’s an attempt to replicate what a camera, sets and costumes can do – or that animé is somehow inferior because it’s virtually handmade. more
Sometimes it's the way a story is told that makes it special – sometimes it's not. In the case of "Life," a new big-budget sci-fi thriller, a threadbare plot gets tarted up with high-end special effects, decent actors and a "Twilight Zone" ending, but leaves one wondering, "Just how persuasive was the pitch to get this greenlit?" more
After a successful decade of bringing world-class short films and filmmakers to Taos, Taos Shortz Film Festival is going out in style this weekend with its 10th – and, alas, final — edition. more
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