Alibi V.27 No.43 • Oct 25-31, 2018 

Film Review


Familiar fright film comes out slashing

Halloween has got energy, style, a couple of fresh ideas and a bunch of gruesome murders. It’s good, all right; but it’s not great. Should it be? Does it have to be?
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

Reel World

Among this week's terrors are the The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, Practical Magic, Bad Clowns and the Haunted KiMo Tour.
Spirits of the Dead trailer

Idiot Box

The Boo Tube

Halloween around the dial

Here’s a look at what’s haunting the airwaves this week.
Zombie At 17 trailer

Week in Sloth

Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
Image courtesy of Santa Fe Independent Film Festival


A Film Festival Different

Santa Fe Independent Film Festival

The Santa Fe Independent Film Festival returns Wednesday, Oct. 16 through Sunday, Oct. 20 at a number of venues around The City Different including Lensic Performing Arts Center, Center for Contemporary Arts, The Screen and more. Night one kicks off with a 60th anniversary screening of Billy Wilder's Some Like It Hot at 3pm at Jean Cocteau Cinema and caps off with opening night film, Just Mercy at 7pm at Violet Crown. Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Foxx, O'Shea Jackson Jr. and Brie Larson star in this dramatic true story of Harvard grad Bryan Stevenson, who heads to Alabama to defend people who were wrongly condemned because they could not afford legal proper representation. Dozens more thought-provoking features, documentaries and shorts from filmmakers around the world follow. Tickets for the opening night film and party are $30. Learn more at