Alibi V.24 No.26 • June 25-July 1, 2015

Inside Out

Pixar’s emotional new fantasy has all the feels

Pixar’s cerebral new cartoon Inside Out has all the feels.

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Summer Vacation

City Council packs its bags

The City Council decided the City Council should have more power over who becomes police chief, and mayors and voters should have less power.

Crib Notes: June 25, 2015

If you can’t remember this, then copy it to the inside of your wrist for the next time someone asks you about Albuquerque area news.

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The Future Is Now

Four shows to transport you there and back

Show Up! and time travel through jazz, pop, art-rock and Americana.

Sonic Reducer

This week we listened to The Acorn, Mail the Horse and Expert Alterations.

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Reel World

KiMo Theater screens ‘90s Batman marathon, New Mexico Film Foundation meets with filmmakers, the 48 Hour Film Project combs Albuquerque for teams.

Rock(et) Opera

“The Astronaut Wives Club” on ABC

ABC spaces out on “The Astronaut Wives Club.”

Week in Sloth

FOX gets sloppy with “BOOM!,” Disney goes back to the beach with Teen Beach 2 and AMC tries sci-fi with “Humans.”

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Alibi V.24 No.25 • June 18-24, 2015

The Connection

French crime film makes connection to classic American gangster sagas of yesteryear

The French version of The French Connection is known as The Connection. (The “French” part is implied.)

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The Heavy Meddler

Nikki encourages a Sammy Hagar fan to keep the faith and advises the jealous to think, but even The Heavy Meddler can’t save a music-challenged crew slut.

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Reel World

Grease at the Santa Fe Railyard, Back to the Future under the wings at the Museum of Nuclear Science and a teen film camp at South Broadway Cultural Center.

Life Hack

“Mr. Robot” on USA

USA’s brillliantly twisted hacker drama “Mr. Robot” is either a gripping high-tech thriller or a gripping psychological drama

Week in Sloth

ABC launches “Astronaut Wives Club,” Syfy spaces out over “Killjoys,” ABC brings back “BattleBots”

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A Life in Music

August March’s anecdotes reveal what to expect if your life gets overly musical.

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Fat Tuesday Every Day

N’awlins Mardi Gras Café brings authentic Cajun to Albuquerque

N’awlins Mardis Gras Café has damn good cajun food.

Alibi V.24 No.24 • June 11-17, 2015

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You Are Not Alone

How the Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico is saving lives

Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico is trying to offer people of all walks of life the emotional and pragmatic support they so clearly and desperately need, while also educating the rest of the community about trans lives and becoming supportive allies.

A New Hope

Ellen Harry talks about her experience being out and trans*

Ellen Harry speaks with Brianna Stallings about the clarity of HRT, the stickiness of terminology surrounding the trans* experience, how her coming out has been received and her hopes for the future.

music

Sonic Reducer

This week we listened to The Black Watch, The Copper Gamins and Little Wings.

Heck of a Montage, Kurt

Montage of Heck makes use of Cobain’s personal artifacts to tell a tale that rises up from the world of rock music and comes to reside in the realm of American culture as a portrait of one our nation’s great makers.

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This “Mite” Save You

Because of the weather activity, it would be a good idea to get a termite inspection, but there is no reason to panic.

Letters

The Don knows why you’re alcoholic: you’re overfed and undernourished.

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Saint Laurent

French biopic about famed fashion designer gives us glorious surface, poor structure

French biopic Saint Laurent takes languid look at fashion icons life.

Reel World

Summer kids’ movies now weekly at local theaters, Creature double feature comes to KiMo, local casting company looks for kids to go corporate.

“Sense8” on Netflix

Mental as anything

The creators of The Matrix and “Babylon 5” get mental as anything for new Netflix series “Sense8.”

Week in Sloth

CNN goes back to “The Seventies,” Syfy contemplates a “Dark Matter,” and BBC conjures up “Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell.”