Alibi V.20 No.26 • June 30-July 6, 2011 ››
Congolese gangster flick shot through with sex and violence
It’s not every day you see a film from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. In fact, in all my years of sitting up, taking nourishment and watching a lot of movies, I’ve never stumbled across a Congolese film. Despite its seemingly exotic country of origin, however, Viva Riva! is hardly an unfamiliar product.
Informative tidbits from around the dial
The latest on shark TV, Charlie Sheen, Martin Short and Tom Sizemore.
The lowdown on one of the slickest Saturdays this summer—vintage cars lining Central, burlesque and Robert Mitchum at the KiMo, and the Alibi’s Rockabilly Blowout.
The Week in Sloth
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
All of Me/Llévate mis Amores
Follow a group of women from the Mexican village of La Patrona who prepare food, bag and toss it to migrants traveling on top of the freight train known as La Bestia as it makes its way to the US.