Alibi V.24 No.3 • Jan 15-21, 2015 
“Why did you change your name from Leaf Phoenix? Leaf Phoenix was awewome. ... What’s the matter, Leaf?”

Film Review

Inherent Vice

Trippy mystery gets lost (albeit pleasantly) in a fog of drugs and weirdness

Paul Thomas Anderson tackles Thomas Pynchon with drug-addled mystery Inherent Vice.
Jeremy Moss’ “The Blue Record”

Reel World

Basement Films welcomes experimental filmmaker, Zero Point hosts stunt workshop, KiMo Theatre screens Tim Burton’s films.
“Vixen” on The CW

Idiot Box

TV News

Educational tidbits from around the dial

The CW adds more DC heroes, “Minority Report” gets a weekly spinoff, Guillermo Del Toro does TV.

Week in Sloth

Canines hit the “World Dog Awards,” Whitney Houston gets the Lifetime biopic treatment and Syfy turns “12 Monkeys” into a series.