Horror

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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Saturday Update: Independent Film Festival Boston 2013

By at April 27, 2013 | 8:35 am | 0 Comment

Saturday Update: Independent Film Festival Boston 2013

If you've read my list of the 12 "movies to watch" at this year's 11th Independent Film Festival Boston (IFFB), you may have already made your choices and are ready to hit the festival. But if you're still considering your Saturday choices, here's a helpful list of further recommendations, as well as those movies already near sellout. Hurry up! Midday: I suggest more...

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