Alibi V.28 No.20 • May 16-22, 2019
The White Crow

Film Review

The White Crow

Choppy ballet biopic moves through time with wild abandon

The White Crow is an elegant and energetic portrait of an artist, well staged and shot in brief snippets, but the jarringly fractured storytelling, the aggressively choppy editing and the generally unlikable subject keep the film from adding up to much more than the sum of its parts.
cinewest

Reel World

Among this week's opportunities are “¡RESILIENCIA! The Experience of Jewish Communities in Spain and the Americas” festival and “Cli-Fi: Altered Futures Through Film and Literature."
Catch-22 trailer

Idiot Box

Yossarian Lives

“Catch-22” on Hulu

Like Heller’s borderline absurdist novel, "Catch-22" jumps around quite a bit, giving it an overall air of chaos, but casual viewers and nonreaders of Heller may still be at something of a loss trying to piece it all together. Over the course of its six episodes, though, the series really rewards viewers with its mature take on a black comedy classic.
Blood & Treasure trailer

Week in Sloth

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