Alibi V.28 No.33 • Aug 15-21, 2019
“Baby, we were born to … do whatever this is.”

Film Review

Blinded by the Light

Springsteen-inspired “musical” tries to mix realism and romance

If you’re predisposed to the music of Bruce Springsteen or have a weakness for feel-good movies about scrappy Brits lifted out of their socioeconomic stresses by a little song and dance, Blinded by the Light will have you singing along in no time.

Reel World

See “sensory friendly” Superpower Dogs, New Mexico Women in Film's first Happy Hour, Labyrinth and She Done Him Wrong in the mountains.
This Way Up

Idiot Box

Mental Hopscotch

“This Way Up” on Hulu

"This Way Up" contains a lot of very British in-jokes, so a previous appreciation of UK comedy helps. Nonetheless, the show’s edgy humor, empathetic storyline and appealing star do a lot to broaden its reach beyond the British Isles.
New Mexico Comic Expo

Film News

Comic Expo Explodes

Inaugural con lures pop culture icons

The inaugural New Mexico Comic Expo kicks off this weekend (Aug. 16 through 18) at the Albuquerque Convention Center.
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Week in Sloth

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