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The 10 Best Films of 2016 and Where to Find Them

By at January 2, 2017 | 1:37 pm | 0 Comment

The 10 Best Films of 2016 and Where to Find Them

Over the 17 years I've been reviewing films and compiling Top Ten lists, I've never had trouble identifying my favorite film of the year. Until 2016. Perhaps it was the persistent haze hovering over a painfully strange year in culture and beyond, but no movie pushed its way to the fore of my brain. That doesn't mean my top choice for 2016 isn't as worthy as other No. 1s more...

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Silent Running: HUSH Film Review

By at October 3, 2016 | 10:34 pm | 1 Comments

Silent Running: HUSH Film Review

3.5 / 5 stars The thriller Hush is more of a filmmaking exercise than anything else and, in this case, that’s not a bad thing. For much of the film’s lean running time, there are just two characters: a deaf woman living by herself in a home with no shades or curtains, and a murderous maniac just outside. He wants to kill her. She’s trying to figure out ways to more...

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Video: The Unstoppable Legacy of Stanley Kubrick

By at October 26, 2014 | 9:54 am | 0 Comment

Video: The Unstoppable Legacy of Stanley Kubrick

The number of film directors whose work not only transcends their lifetime, but also becomes enmeshed in the cultural fabric, is small. Like count-'em-on-one-hand small. Alfred Hitchcock, of course. And a good deal of Steven Spielberg's work will certainly be referenced and remembered by the general public long after he's gone. But the films of Stanley Kubrick seem to 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 | 9 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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