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V.25 No.48 | 12/1/2016
Moana

Film Review

Moana

Disney sets sail in the South Seas with a mythical new toon

By Devin D. O’Leary
Moana's got everything you love about Disney animated movies, but for all the tradition, this one’s playful about its roots, poking fun at Disney’s endless princess franchise.
Reel World

Reel World

By Devin D. O’Leary

Poster Purchase

Guild Cinema sells off posters, SFCC offers film industry training program, Kimo continues "Comics in Disguise" and NMFF takes submissions for actors showcase.
V.25 No.47 | 11/24/2016
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Holiday Film

Your 2016 Holiday Film Guide

Assassins, vampires, rebel scum and singing animals

By Devin D. O’Leary
Thanksgiving is a time for assassins, vampires, rebel scum and singing animals.
V.25 No.46 | 11/17/2016
Pussy Riot

Film Review

A Street Cat Named Bob

Felines and heroin make for an odd mix in feel-good British drama

By Devin D. O’Leary
Felines and heroin make for an odd mix in this feel-good British drama.
V.25 No.45 | 11/10/2016
Moonlight

Film Review

Moonlight

Somber, poetic look at inner-city manhood ponders multiple questions of identity

By Devin D. O’Leary
Alternately easygoing and hard-hitting, Moonlight is a poignant and ultimately hopeful look at what it means—and what it takes—to be a man in modern-day America.
Reel World

Reel World

By Devin D. O’Leary

Post Goal

There’s a “round tripping” workshop, a film and media conference, and a call for extras.
V.25 No.44 | 11/3/2016
Certain Women

Film Review

Certain Women

Kelly Reichardt gets quiet in Montana with an incredible cast

By Devin D. O’Leary

Indie film storyteller Kelly Reichardt (Old Joy, Wendy and Lucy, Meek’s Cutoff) offers up another of her slow, contemplative character studies in the minimalist, female-centric drama Certain Women.

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Reel World

The Price of Fame

In this week’s Reel World, a celebration of all things Vincent Price at the Jean Cocteau Cinema, a “Visual Storytelling Workshop,” at Stranger Factory and a Gandhi doc made by Nuevo Mexicano filmmakers at the Guild.
V.25 No.43 | 10/27/2016
Ginger Snaps

Holiday Film

Boo Redeux

A guide to classic movie monsters, reconceptualized

By Devin D. O’Leary
Monday, Oct. 31, is Halloween, of course … We here at Alibi are helping out by hosting a screening of the 1987 cult film The Monster Squad at Guild Cinema (3405 Central NE) this weekend.
Reel World

Reel World

By Devin D. O’Leary

Medical Horrors

In this week’s Reel World, Devin O’Leary previews a health-related documentary, Fright Night at the Museum, Halloween screenings at the Kimo and a new film by director Elke Duerr.
V.25 No.42 | 10/20/2016
Long Way North

Film Review

Long Way North

Old-fashioned adventure yarn is an animated delight

By Devin D. O’Leary
The old-fashioned adventure yarn, Long Way North, is an animated delight, writes Alibi film critic Devin O’Leary.
Reel World

Reel World

By Devin D. O’Leary

Migration Pattern

Artful Life reveals the Migration Experience, 48 Hour short shockers and rock climbing docs are screened, learn to Be Your Own Hollywood and SFIFF continues.
V.25 No.41 | 10/13/2016
We Are Young. We Are Strong.

Film Review

We Are Young. We Are Strong.

German drama about immigration and xenophobia hits home

By Devin D. O’Leary
German drama about immigration and xenophobia hits home.
Reel World

Reel World

By Devin D. O’Leary

The Write Stuff

Here’s news about the Tale Writers Screenwriting Conference and the Santa Fe Independent Film Festival.
V.25 No.40 | 10/6/2016
Godzilla

Film Review

Shin Godzilla (Godzilla: Resurgence)

Godzilla raids again in muscular Japanese reboot

By Devin D. O’Leary
Godzilla raids again in a muscular Japanese reboot.
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