Film & TV
 Alibi V.19 No.14 • April 8-14, 2010 
Harrelson is rockin’ the beret!
Reel World

Reel World

Bang a Gong

The Esther Bone Memorial Library (950 Pinetree SE in Rio Rancho) will host a free screening of The Concert for Bangladesh on Thursday, April 8, at 6 p.m. The film is a recording of George Harrison’s groundbreaking charity concert from 1971. Among the performers captured in the classic concert film are Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan, Leon Russell, Ravi Shankar and Ringo Starr. For more information, contact the library at 891-5012.

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Harrelson is rockin’ the beret!

Film Review

The Messenger

Delivering bad news makes for good drama in quietly powerful indie

Earlier this year, an independent film called The Messenger very quietly racked up two Oscar nominations—one for Best Original Screenplay and one for Best Supporting Actor. That’s appropriate for a film as quietly powerful as The Messenger. Hopefully, as the film slowly rolls out across America, more people will get to see it.

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Idiot Box

Divorce Court

“The Marriage Ref” on NBC

Like it or not (not!), we live in a world over-saturated by reality television. In that respect, NBC’s heavily hyped, Jerry Seinfeld-produced reality show “The Marriage Ref” is hardly the worst thing on television. But let’s not kid ourselves. It’s still crap.

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Week in Sloth

The Week in Sloth

Thursday 8

Bones” (FOX 7 p.m.) FOX’s hit show airs its 100th episode of solving bizarrely intricate crimes and engaging in flirty sexual banter with the crime-solving partner you never quite get around to sleeping with.

“Private Chefs of Beverly Hills” (Food Network 8 p.m.) Oh, good. Another opportunity to show how crazy and annoying rich people are. Like catering an expensive brunch for their dogs.

Friday 9

“The Message” (TLC 8 p.m.) Each week, a different person gets an opportunity to send a message to someone he or she has been searching for. So, basically, it’s an hour-long, weekly version of Facebook?

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