Alibi V.26 No.35 • Aug 31-Sept 6, 2017 
Patti Cake$

Film Review

Patti Cake$

8 Mile goes to Jersey in beat-dropping indie drama

There’s just enough charisma and likability on display throughout Patti Cake$ to make you wish the man behind it were as interested in originality as he was in sentimental manipulation, crowd-pleasing formulas and rhyming insults.
Reel World

Reel World

A grant is available for your science fiction or fantasy film idea, there’s a stage reading series to debug your dialog and a fundraiser for The Deadly Link documentary. Or just watch Sing at Civic Plaza.
Marvel’s Inhumans trailer

Idiot Box

Inhumans Go Big, Then Go Home

“Marvel’s Inhumans” in IMAX

“Marvel’s Inhumans,” (IP replacement for X-Men) has its pilot open in theaters.
Little Evil trailer

Week in Sloth

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