Alibi V.20 No.7 • Feb 17-23, 2011 
“No, seriously. I loved   Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium  .”
Reel World

Reel World

Films in Progress

The Cine en Construcción films series starts up again on Thursday, Feb. 17 at the National Hispanic Cultural Center (1701 Fourth Street SW) in the Bank of America Theatre. Kicking off the series of recent Latin American films is the 2003 Colombian film Sumas y Restas at 7 p.m. The film relates the story of a middle-class engineer who, plagued by money problems, falls in with a childhood-friend-turned-drug-smuggler. Like all films in the series, it’s in Spanish with English subtitles and admission is free.

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“No, seriously. I loved   Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium  .”

Film Review

Barney’s Version

Paul Giamatti impresses in story of a Jewish TV producer who tries to get life right

Paul Giamatti isn’t precisely the model of a modern leading man. But in Barney’s Version
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Idiot Box

What Happens Next?

“Bar Karma” on Current TV

Current TV, Al Gore’s “new media” cable television experiment, is adding a scripted sci-fi series called “Bar Karma.” Which would seem like an odd addition to a network primarily concerned with current affairs. It is, however, the network’s boldest experiment to date. Not necessarily its most successful, but we’ll give it points for the boldness.
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Week in Sloth

The Week in Sloth

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