Alibi V.26 No.33 • Aug 17-23, 2017
Film Review Shot Caller Prison drama succeeds in making life behind bars look bad—which isn’t much of a challenge, really Despite some committed acting and some gloomy cinematography, Shot Caller is far too melodramatic and drags its twisty story out far too long to have the solid, gut-punch impact it so desperately wants.
Reel World See Singin’ in the Rain at Civic Plaza, Smoke Signals and "The Best of 2017 48 Hour Film Project.” Crewmembers are wanted for Judgment .
Idiot Box Regularly Scheduled Networks lock new fall lineups The broadcast networks announced their fall schedules. Here's what we’ll be watching (or not) come September/October and what new shows have been sidelined until midseasons (January/February). There's an “unscripted docuseries" about a Beverly Hills erotic club, legendary warriors of light chosen by the Trump Kingdom to protect the world from evil desires and a “Countdown to Darkness .”
Film Wild Nights with Emily Tuesday, Oct 16: 6:30-8pm Guild Cinema
Long considered a reclusive spinster in the annals of literary history, Madeleine Olnek’s film provides a refreshing take on the life of author and poet Emily Dickinson.
Film Riot Tuesday, Oct 16: 8:45-10:15pm Guild Cinema
An eye-opening and thrilling dramatization of historic events based largely on the true-life experiences of political provocateur Lance Gowland.
Film The Great American Read: Villians and Monsters Wednesday, Oct 17: 6:30-8:30pm South Broadway Cultural Center
One of eight episodes airing as part of The Great American Read. Bookworks is on hand selling books from the episode. Wear a scary costume for the costume contest. For ages 8 and up.
Film Eva and Candela Wednesday, Oct 17: 6:30-8pm Guild Cinema
Ruth Caudeli’s debut is a thoughtful and beautifully orchestrated exploration of a couple striving to build an unconventional relationship free of the pains of transformation, longing and dissatisfaction.
Film The Cakemaker Wednesday, Oct 17: 8:45-10:15pm Guild Cinema
Ofir Raul Graizer’s tender debut about Thomas, an acclaimed baker, finding himself enchanted by traveling salesman, Oren, who takes his coffee at Thomas’ bakery with increasing frequency.
Film Sunday Movie: Coco Sunday, Oct 21: 1:30-3:30pm Central & Unser Library
See a free showing of the family film, rated PG.
• Salsa Dance Party!!! 10.20.2018