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When Joey Met PJ: The Quirky Queue ROCK ‘N’ ROLL HIGH SCHOOL Film Review

By at September 3, 2012 | 4:53 pm | 0 Comment

When Joey Met PJ: The Quirky Queue ROCK ‘N’ ROLL HIGH SCHOOL Film Review

5 / 5 stars Quick, how many surreal teen comedies can you name? Tough, isn’t it? Other than sleeper hit Better Off Dead, the best example of this obscure sub-genre, filmdom is almost completely devoid of these movies. As fantastic and groundbreaking as they were, Heathers is more dark comedy while Ferris Bueller's Day Off is mostly fantasy. The only other entry of more...

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B-Movie Bust: The Quirky Queue SURF NAZIS MUST DIE Film Review

By at July 24, 2012 | 11:19 pm | 0 Comment

B-Movie Bust: The Quirky Queue SURF NAZIS MUST DIE Film Review

1 / 5 stars The 1980s is the decade that gave us a new film genre: the cable movie. These were recent B-movies that hardly played in theaters -- especially with the death of the drive-in -- and were quickly relegated to the late night programming of HBO, Showtime and Cinemax. I had first seen this Quirky Queue entry as a young teen, on a mainstay of those cable days, more...

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The Most Popular Posts of 5 Years of Meet In the Lobby

By at May 31, 2012 | 10:48 pm | 0 Comment

The Most Popular Posts of 5 Years of Meet In the Lobby

Dear Lobby readers, In five years, I've never once started a post with a proper salutation. But today, on the fifth anniversary of the launch of Meet In the Lobby, I'd like to think of this as a 'thank you' note. We're still here thanks to you, our faithful, modestly sized audience. I generally hate when writers and sites spend time talking about themselves, in our more...

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Fantastic Science Fiction: The Quirky Queue FANTASTIC PLANET Film Review

By at May 5, 2012 | 8:10 am | 2 Comments

Fantastic Science Fiction: The Quirky Queue FANTASTIC PLANET Film Review

5 / 5 stars The brilliant, albeit angry, author Harlan Ellison has often ranted about the difference between science fiction and sci-fi. According to Ellison, the term "sci-fi" denotes a dumbing down of the genre. This has become apparent in the recent rash of blockbuster "sci-fi" films that rehash and regurgitate great ideas in simplified form for younger audiences, more...

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