Alibi V.27 No.16 • April 19-25, 2018 
"Ice cream? ... My treat."

Film Review

Final Portrait

Artistic biopic revels in surface details

Final Portrait is a microcosmic chamber drama, an old-fashioned two-hander in which two characters meet, interact and part company. It rarely dips below the surface, but—like a great many works of art—it’s a fascinating surface, nonetheless.
Reel World

Reel World

This week, see La Novia or Beyond the Border: The Story of Ettore Castiglioni; go to a talk about production assistants.
Fear The Walking Dead crossover scene

Idiot Box

Back From the Dead

“Fear the Walking Dead” on AMC

Reset, restaffed and injected with a long-overdue sense of humor, “Fear the Walking Dead” now feels like a dusty undead Western and it might actually be the jolt of zesty ranch flavor this show’s bland mix of rotting corpses and bad decisions has been needing.
Spy Kids: Mission Critical trailer

Week in Sloth

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