Horror

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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A Dario Dud: The Quirky Queue PHENOMENA Film Review

By at October 23, 2013 | 9:47 pm | 5 Comments

A Dario Dud: The Quirky Queue PHENOMENA Film Review

2 / 5 stars For the past 40 years, Dario Argento has become a filmmaking icon for all horror fans with his uniquely original, gore-filled creations, with Argento movies like Opera and Suspiria familiar to just about every worshipper of the genre. This month, The Queue takes a look at one of Argento's less talked-about endeavors, the mid-1980s' Phenomena. With Phenomena more...

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