Horror

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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12 O’Clock High: HELL BABY Film Review

By at September 4, 2013 | 10:34 pm | 1 Comments

12 O’Clock High: HELL BABY Film Review

2.5 / 5 stars As foolish and off-the-mark as the horror-comedy Hell Baby gets, you can at least say this for its creators: They’re smart about how to be dumb. No one will ever accuse Reno 911! leads Robert Ben Garant and Thomas Lennon of high-brow humor, but their demon-possession/haunted house spoof is best when it’s just flat-out stupid. It screams — more...

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Sunday Update: Independent Film Festival Boston 2013

By at April 28, 2013 | 8:57 am | 0 Comment

Sunday Update: Independent Film Festival Boston 2013

Day 4 of the 2013 IFFB featured a faithful Joss Whedon audience fawning over every frame of the director's version of Much Ado About Nothing (with critics' opinions' wildly across the board), Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick celebrating the world premiere of Best Kept Secret as part of autism awareness, and indie horror fans keeping the midnight chill away at the more...

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