Alibi V.27 No.31 • Aug 2-8, 2018 
Eighth Grade

Film Review

Eighth Grade

Bo Burnham studies tweenage angst in writing-directing debut

Hilarious and painful and perfectly well-observed, Eighth Grade takes the tired “coming-of-age” indie dramedy genre and refreshes it for the iPhone age.

Reel World

View the results of The 48 Hour Film Project, the 5th annual Native Film Series and Wonders Are Many (the making of the Doctor Atomic opera).
Lodge 49 trailer

Idiot Box

“Lodge 49” on AMC

Fraternal Disorder

"Lodge 49" is mostly just a leisurely hangout among mismatched friends, an hourlong sitcom with the punchlines boiled away by sadness and surreality.
Bachelorette Weekend trailer

Week in Sloth

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