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2014 Independent Film Festival Boston: 12 Movies to Watch

By at April 23, 2014 | 12:08 am | 0 Comment

2014 Independent Film Festival Boston: 12 Movies to Watch

If you happen to be in the Boston area this weekend and see some massive lines snaked around the best independent movie theaters in town (well, in Somerville, Cambridge and Brookline), then you're seeing the love for the IFFB — Independent Film Festival Boston. Now in its 12th year — a testament to both the response by Boston moviegoers and the remarkable more...

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Disco Stuck: The Quirky Queue’s THANK GOD IT’S FRIDAY Film Review

By at April 9, 2014 | 10:36 pm | 0 Comment

Disco Stuck: The Quirky Queue’s THANK GOD IT’S FRIDAY Film Review

3 / 5 stars Saturday Night Fever is easily the most entertaining film in history to showcase the disco era. After that? I could call out Roller Boogie (1979) maybe, but it’s way too immature and melodramatic. Plus Linda Blair doesn’t even remove her top, something she would do with great frequency throughout the 1980s. How about the Village People film Can't Stop more...

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What’s Up Chuck? New Movie Preview, Trailer: PEANUTS

By at March 19, 2014 | 8:31 pm | 0 Comment

What’s Up Chuck? New Movie Preview, Trailer: PEANUTS

It's almost surprising that, although Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the Peanuts pals have been on TV since 1965, they have never graced the big screen. That's about to change come holiday time 2015, and we've got the teaser trailer to prove it. On November 6, 2015, 20th Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios (the Ice Age and Rio movies) bring Peanuts to theaters for the first more...

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A Communist’s Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse: The Quirky Queue Reviews JUAN OF THE DEAD

By at January 20, 2014 | 6:06 pm | 7 Comments

A Communist’s Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse: The Quirky Queue Reviews JUAN OF THE DEAD

5 / 5 stars It’s tough to make an original zombie movie these days. The genre has been so overly produced in recent years that it's a frustrating endeavor to find something new. That's why this month’s Quirky Queue pick is just what the mad doctor ordered. 2011's Juan of the Dead gives us a new view of the walking dead, this time from the socialist perspective, more...

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