Film/Television Editor, Copy Editor Devin D. O'Leary served as film/television editor at Weekly Alibi for 28 years. He wrote and produced four feature films here in New Mexico and has been the booker/host of Midnight Movie Madness screenings at Guild Cinema for 13 years.


Thursday 19

“Trolls: TrollsTopia” (Hulu/Peacock streaming) Trolls World Tour gets a spinoff. There will be music. And glitter.

“Adventure Time: Distant Lands—Obsidian” (HBO Max streaming) HBO’s second post- “Adventure Time” miniseries finds Princess Bubblegum and Marceline the Vampire Queen taking a trip to the Glass Kingdom to dig into their tumultuous past.

“The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Reunion” (HBO Max streaming) Will Smith and the gang sit around reminiscing about their time shooting the 1990 to 1996 sitcom “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air.”

“I Hate Suzie” (HBO Max streaming) Billie Piper (“Doctor Who,” “Secret Diary of a Call Girl”) stars as an actress whose life is turned upside down when compromising photos of her are leaked.

“Veneno” (HBO Max streaming) HBO Max’s newest international drama is based on the memoir Not a Whore, Not a Saint: The Memories of La Veneno. It follows a young Spanish journalist trying to capture the life story of pioneering trans icon La Veneno.

“Supernatural” (KWBQ-19 8pm) After 15 season of riding around the country fighting demons and such, the Winchester Brothers call it a night.

Friday 20

“Animaniacs” (Hulu streaming) The anarchic ’90s cartoon show returns with all new episodes! Not to worry: Pinky and the Brain are here as well!

“The Pack” (Amazon Prime streaming) Twelve teams of dogs and their human companions compete in “fun and exciting challenges.” Call me if it involves cooking or fashion design.

“Marvel’s 616” (Disney+ streaming) True comic book nerds know that “616” is the designation for the Earth-based universe in which all of Marvel superheroes exist. Those people are the perfect audience for this documentary series exploring the intersection between comic books, culture, fashion and fans.

“Voices of Fire” (Netflix streaming) In this faith-based docuseries, Bishop Ezekiel Williams builds an “inspiring” and “nontraditional” gospel choir with the help of superstar nephew Pharrell.

Saturday 21

Feliz NaviDAD (Lifetime 6pm) A sad single dad (Mario Lopez, for god’s sake) is set up with an online date for Christmas by his teenage daughter. Romance ensues. Why do you do this to us, Lifetime? Don’t we have enough woes this year?

Sunday 22

“2020 American Music Awards” (KOAT-7 7pm) The American entertainment industry, sick of sitting at home all year sans accolades, has busted out with the awards shows in the last few weeks (People’s Choice, Academy of Country Music). Here, The Weeknd, Megan Thee Stallion, Da Baby, Dojocat, Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift and, of course, Justin Bieber break quarantine to score some sweet, sweet statues.

Monday 23

“Black Narcissus” (FX 9pm) FX and the BBC adapt Rumer Godden’s bestselling 1939 novel about a nun sent to the Himalayas who struggles with her attraction to a World War I veteran. Gemma Arterton, Allesandro Nivolo, Diana Rigg and Jim Broadbent star. Deborah Kerrr headlined the stunningly beautiful, Academy Award-winning 1947 theatrical version, so this one’s got a lot to live up to.

Tuesday 24

Hillbilly Elegy (Netflix streaming) Director Ron Howard has garnered some award season praise (it’s a mighty slim year, mind you) for this adaptation of venture capitalist J.D. Vance’s questionable memoir of growing up in Appalachia. Glenn Close plays a hayseed matriarch in a melodramatic tale of how poor people are completely noble, but totally need to get their shit together for the sake of capitalism.

Wednesday 25

“Heroes of Lucha Libre” (Crackle streaming) This new “sports” series from Crackle (yup, still a thing) takes professional wrestling to the next, illogical level. The wrestlers in this league aren’t just masked up, Mexican-style. They’ve also got their own unique superpowers. … That’s what it says. [ ]