Alibi V.28 No.34 • Aug 22-28, 2019
“Why couldn’t we have played Pokémon Go?”

Film Review

Ready or Not

Devilish black comedy is a real killer

With its mix of old and new, familiar and unexpected, silly and shocking, Ready or Not ends up as an audaciously unconventional exercise in genre cinema that plays out like The Texas Chain Saw Massacre as penned by Agatha Christie.

Reel World

See The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Tortilla Soup paired with a menu of incredible food items, another food pairing but with an unspecified movie and “Raúl Juliá: The World’s Stage”.

Idiot Box

Cash From Chaos

“On Becoming a God in Central Florida” on Showtime

Occasionally uncomfortably close-to-home, but consistently, energetically nerve-jangling, “On Becoming a God in Central Florida” is right on the money.
Hitsville: The Making of Motown trailer

Week in Sloth

Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.