alibi online
Free Will AstrologyAlibi's Personals


Film Times & Capsules

GUARANTEED FRESH as of Thursday October 20, 2016 at 1:33 pm Times and listings are for Friday 10/21 through Thursday 10/27

The Promise

Director Chen Kaige (Temptress Moon, The Emperor and the Assassin) shapes this Hero-like historical fantasy, the most expensive film ever produced in China. The Asian all-star vehicle features Cecelia Chung (Shaolin Soccer) as a young girl who makes a deal with a goddess: In exchange for unparalleled wealth and beauty, she must lose every man she will ever love. Among the men whose path she crosses are a handsome slave (Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War's Jang Dong-kun), a villainous invader (Nicolas Tse, Gen-X Cops) and a steadfast general (Hiroyuki Sanada, The White Countess). The poorly edited story is hard to keep track of and the wealth of digital effects are too cheap (by American standards) to feel particularly immersive. It looks real pretty, though. In Mandarin with English subtitles. 102 minutes PG-13.

Today's Events

The Lion King at Popejoy Hall

The Lion King
Joan Marcus

Experience the stunning visual artistry, the unforgettable music and the exhilarating choreography of this musical theater phenomenon.

Reel Big Fish • ska, punk • PPL MVR • Stacked Like Pancakes at Sunshine Theater

Baile Cuban Salsa Casino del Rueda Dance Classes at National Hispanic Cultural Center

More Recommended Events ››

  • Select sidebar boxes to add below. You can also click and drag to rearrange the boxes; close using the little X icons on each box. To re-add a box you closed, return to this menu.
  • Because you are not logged in, any changes you make to these boxes will vanish as soon as you click to another page. If you log in, the boxes will stick.
  • Latest Posts
  • Web Exclusives
  • Recent Classifieds
  • Calendar Comments
  • Upcoming Alibi Picks
  • Albuquerque
  • Duke City Fix
  • Albuquerque Beer Scene
  • What's Wrong With This Picture?
  • Reddit Albuquerque
  • ABQ Journal Metro
  • ABQrising
  • ABQ Journal Latest News
  • Albuquerque
  • NM and the West
  • New Mexico FBIHOP
  • Democracy for New Mexico
  • Only in New Mexico
  • Mario Burgos
  • Democracy for New Mexico
  • High Country News
  • El Grito
  • NM Politics with Joe Monahan
  • Stephen W. Terrell's Web Log
  • The Net Is Vast and Infinite
  • Slashdot
  • Freedom to Tinker
  • Is there a feed that should be on this list? Tell us about it.
    Salsa Dance Party!!!
    Salsa Dance Party!!!11.5.2016