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V.27 No.2 | 1/11/2018
LA to Vegas trailer

Idiot Box

Midseason Madness

New shows for a new year

The “Big Four” networks have been surprisingly reluctant to cancel bad or underperforming shows, but there have been a few merciful deaths to leave room for some new midseason replacements. So what does early 2018 have in store for us, network TV-wise?
Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams trailer

Week in Sloth

Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
V.27 No.1 | 1/4/2018
Dark Tower

Reel World

King-Sized Fantasy

Free The Dark Tower screening at the Central & Unser library and submissions are being taken for New Mexico Filmmakers Showcase and the “Let’s Make a Western” grant.
The Chi episode 1

Idiot Box

Good in the Hood

“The Chi” on Showtime

“The Chi” concentrates on the down-and-dirty inner city streets of Chicago, the very ones on which writer-creator-producer Lena Waithe was born and raised.
Mother, May I Dance With Mary Jane's Fist? preview

Week in Sloth

Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
V.26 No.52 | 12/28/2017

Idiot Box

Best/Worst TV of 2017

Here’s the best and worst TV of 2017.
La Mante

Week in Sloth

Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
V.26 No.51 | 12/21/2017
Reel World

Reel World

Pre-Christmas Christmas

A Christmas Story screens again, all eight Harry Potter films play at KiMo and The Guild takes a day off.
View in Alibi calendar calendar

Idiot Box

The Yule Log

Christmas on TV

Light up those black mirrors with a Yule Log!
Bright trailer

Week in Sloth

Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
V.26 No.50 | 12/14/2017

Reel World

Shoot Yer Eye Out

A Christmas Story screens, Phil Duran teaches police tactics for actors and Albuquerque’s homegrown anime convention returns.
Happy! episode 1

Idiot Box

Bloody Christmas

“Happy!” on Syfy

Syfy goes out on a limb—a severed limb, it should probably be stated—with its absurdly funny, ridiculously violent crime/fantasy series “Happy!”
WWE Tribute to the Troops

Week in Sloth

Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
V.26 No.49 | 12/7/2017

Reel World

Documentary of the Dead

See the history of America’s Spanish colonists who settled in Florida in 1565, or Where God Left His Shoes or Baraka.

Idiot Box

Motel Hotel Holiday Inn

“Tarantula” on TBS

“Tarantula” isn’t the weirdest, crudest, most wildly conceived piece of animation on TV right now, but it’s got an under-the-radar charm and a cast of loveable-if-not-admirable characters.