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Kristian Lin

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Angels in the Field

Heaven knows I don’t have anything against poofy escapism, but when it’s packaged with shallow rah-rah feminism, it doesn’t seem to do much for...

Film Shorts

OPENING  American Dharma (R) The latest documentary by Errol Morris (The Fog of War) is a profile of conservative political strategist Steve Bannon. (Opens Friday...

Buster Graybill’s “Abstract Utility”

Buster Graybill was a contractor before he turned to making art, and now the San Antonio-based artist uses found objects for sculptures, installations, and...

The Star Is Out

One thing to watch about the latest edition of the Lone Star Film Festival is a new venue. The annual bash still uses the...

Pain and Glory: Salva

Movies are usually worse or better than their hype. It’s a truly rare occasion when a movie turns out exactly as good as its...

Film Shorts

OPENING  Acceleration (R) This thriller stars Rhona Burn as an operative who’s blackmailed by a crime boss (Dolph Lundgren) into killing all his enemies. Also...

Jojo Rabbit, Your Reich Is Calling

The success of Thor: Ragnarok meant that Taika Waititi could make whatever film he wanted to make as a follow-up, and so we have...

I’m Fruity!

A few years ago, I was finishing up my lunch at a Cornish pasty place in downtown Phoenix. I wanted something to end the...

Alex Katz’ “Laura 1”

Alex Katz is 92 years old and still making artworks in the Pop Art style. His silkscreen prints and stainless steel cutout sculptures are...

Night & Day

Wednesday 06 – November offers up a great many days that are gray and lonely, so perhaps now’s the time for Casa Mañana to put...