Alibi’s O’Leary: “Working within boundaries can lead to great art”

Chaos fills Devin O’Leary’s office. There are photographs of famous icons and fictional characters, some abstract paintings and a pair of gray boxer shorts. Papers are stacked on his desk together with a stegosaurus figurine. DVDs, Blu-rays and some tapes were scattered everywhere, while boxes containing stuff were loaded in one corner. As the film … Continue reading

Local Filmmaker Brings Sci-fi and Horror to Albuquerque

I had the chance to talk to Kurly Tlapoyawa, a local filmmaker and actor who has already directed and starred in a number of horror films, including Slumber Party Slaughterhouse and Wedding Slashers. Tlapoyawa also writes a regular film column for the Weekly Alibi. Currently, Tlapoyawa owns and manages Burning Paradise Video, a video shop … Continue reading

Fourth Season of “In Plain Sight” Kicks Off Tonight

The fourth season of critically-acclaimed TV drama “In Plain Sight” begins tonight. The episode will be shown on USA channel at 8 pm MDT. “In Plain Sight” depicts the lives of Mary Shannon (Mary McCormack), a nonconformist, nontraditional police officer and Marshall Mann (Fred Weller), a fifth-generation Deputy U.S. marshal, who is also Shannon’s partner … Continue reading

UNM Scream Film Competition Spawns Good Entries despite Low Turnout

The SUB Ballroom B was filled with empty chairs Wednesday night during the first annual University of New Mexico Spring Scream Film Festival, a newly-established tradition organized by the Department of Cinematic Arts. Only 20 of the expected 100 attendees appeared in the event. “Well, this is only our first year,” the organizers explained. Yet … Continue reading

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