Alibi V.26 No.42 • Oct 19-25, 2017
Only the Brave

Film Review

Only The Brave

Hotshots fight fire with fire in true-life tragedy

Celebrating the bravery and brotherhood of cocky, good-looking American boys battling a nameless, faceless foe is Only the Brave’s job and it does so with a single-mindedness that makes it strong, tense and emotionally gripping.
Reel World

Reel World

Chinese Couplets, the filthy John Waters, goat cuddling, a Max Evans documentary or The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari with a live musical score.
Mindhunter trailer

Idiot Box

Chatting with Killers

“Mindhunter” on Netflix

Some may find “Mindhunter” a bit too chatty, and it does take getting past the first episode for things to click into place. Once our protagonists start going face-to-face with killers, though, the show has a sneaky, edgy thrill.
1922 trailer

Week in Sloth

Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.