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V.25 No.49 | 12/8/2016
Almost Paris

Reel World

By Devin D. O’Leary

Film in the Fe

Experience the Santa Fe Film Festival from Dec. 7 through Dec. 11. Selections run the gamut from shorts to documentaries, romantic dramas and sports films, too.
3% trailer

Idiot Box

Hangry Games

“3%” on Netflix

By Devin D. O’Leary
The new telenovela “3%” is the sort of sci-fi that works great in today’s paranoid, divided world.
The Selection trailer

Week in Sloth

Shows that are loosely based on reality, feature Xmas trees as characters and generally celebrate the holiday spirit with aplomb and dignity.
V.25 No.48 | 12/1/2016
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.
Shut Eye trailer

Idiot Box

Psychic Vision

“Shut Eye” on Hulu

By Devin D. O’Leary
"Shut Eye" finds a clever new milieu in which to set things: the sketchy, sunlit LA world of storefront psychics.
Pacific Heat trailer

Week in Sloth

Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
V.25 No.47 | 11/24/2016
Incorporated episode 1

Idiot Box

Company Man

“Incorporated” on Syfy

By Devin D. O’Leary
“Incorporated” is a bit too self-serious for its own good but the network should be applauded for moving toward less Sharknado-esque fare.
Anne of Green Gables trailer

Week in Sloth

This week in sloth, check out a teevee show about giving a mouse a Christmas cookie, a new episode of “Gilmore Girls,” the “2016 Soul Train Awards” and more!
V.25 No.46 | 11/17/2016
Weediquette season 2 trailer

Idiot Box

TV News

Televised tidbits from around the dial

By Devin D. O’Leary
This week’s televised tidbits from around the dial include more from Vice Media, a new organized crime series from AMC and BBC, and the latest Elvis biopic.
Paranoid trailer

Week in Sloth

Unichef is not a character on “The Jetsons,” “Paranoid” compares to “True Detective,” the old Doctor Who returns (sort of) and Macy’s is having a parade.
V.25 No.45 | 11/10/2016
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.
Good Behavior first episode

Idiot Box

A Good Bad Girl

“Good Behavior” on TNT

By Devin D. O’Leary
What starts out looking like the typical caper-of-the-week starts to twist its way toward “Breaking Bad”-style bleakness.
MECH-X4 trailer

Week in Sloth

“Superstore” endures Black Friday, NetGeo explores colonization on “Mars” and A&E hunts for a serial killer in “The Killing Season.”
V.25 No.44 | 11/3/2016

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.
Conviction trailer

Idiot Box

The Dead Pool

Who dies first this fall?

By Devin D. O’Leary
After October, some teevee shows make it and some don’t, writes Weekly Alibi’s Devin O’Leary.
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