Alibi V.23 No.21 • May 22-28, 2014 
“Mr. Darcy? Honey, you’re thinking of a different movie.”

Film Review

Belle

Historical biopic is too polite to get worked up over slavery

Belle, a well-meaning historical biopic about a mixed-race aristocrat, is too polite to get worked up about slavery.

Reel World

Universal monsters invade the KiMo Theatre, state film office brings back the New Mexico Film & Media Conference, Dr. Seuss screens for free at Lomas Tramway Library.

Idiot Box

New Blood

Fall TV = fresh cops, different doctors

Broadcast networks have announced their new fall shows. That means a whole new crop of cops and doctors to watch ... plus a few superheroes.

Week in Sloth

HBO studies the origins of the AIDS epidemic in the star-studded film The Normal Heart, while Animal Planet scares us with Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys starring Shannen Doherty.