Alibi V.28 No.41 • Oct 10-16, 2019 
Joker

Film Review

Joker

“Revolutionary” origin story reimagines itself back into familiar territory

For all its hype about focusing solely on the Joker, for all its controversy-courting, for all its dogged insistence on ignoring DC Comics canon in order to spin its own “new” mythology, Joker adds next to nothing fresh or original.
Copa 181

Reel World

This week you've gotta see Way OUT West, El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie, Hocus Pocus and Being Leonardo da Vinci: An Impossible Interview.
Stumptown

Idiot Box

Detecting Sarcasm

“Stumptown” on ABC

“Stumptown” doesn’t exactly break new ground in the jokey TV P.I. biz but it’s got a wisecracking lead and a colorful cast of characters.
Meeting Gorbachev trailer

Week in Sloth

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