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The Quirky Queue: DEAD SNOW

By at July 23, 2010 | 11:26 pm | 3 Comments

The Quirky Queue: DEAD SNOW

by Scott David, Meet In the Lobby 1 / 5 stars The Norwegian Dead Snow sounds like awesome B-movie fun: Med school students go to the mountains for Spring Break, only to find that the deserted area is overrun by the zombified remains of Nazi soldiers. Great, right? It’s not. Stuck somewhere between tongue-in-cheek and true horror/suspense, the film fails miserably at more...

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The Quirky Queue: JUST ONE OF THE GUYS

By at April 7, 2010 | 6:10 am | 3 Comments

The Quirky Queue: JUST ONE OF THE GUYS

by Scott David, Meet In the Lobby 3 / 5 stars Out of the mine of gender-bending, romantic comedies comes a diamond shard in the form of a teen sex comedy. Aired incessantly on 80s cable, in between viewings of Grease 2 and The Pirate Movie, Just One of the Guys (1985) is one of those sorely dated pieces -- enjoyment of kitsch aside, the film is still pretty more...

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The Quirky Queue: PHANTOM OF THE PARADISE

By at February 5, 2010 | 7:17 pm | 6 Comments

The Quirky Queue: PHANTOM OF THE PARADISE

by Scott David, posted 02.06.10 4 / 5 stars The late 1960s and early 1970s gave us a wealth of American cult films. One of the forgotten gems of this era is writer/director Brian de Palma’s Phantom of the Paradise (1974), a wonderfully hysterical, visually opulent tongue-in-cheek horror movie that pokes fun at the burgeoning glam rock scene while playfully more...

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The Quirky Queue: THE PEE-WEE HERMAN SHOW

By at January 18, 2010 | 10:44 pm | 2 Comments

The Quirky Queue: THE PEE-WEE HERMAN SHOW

by Scott David, posted 01.18.10 5 / 5 stars Editor's Note: There's some fantastic timing with this particular Quirky Queue review, and Scott didn't even mention it: The original, live Pee-Wee Herman Show has officially returned, playing at Club Nokia at the LA Live complex, through February 7, 2010. If you've gone to the show, please let us know! On to the more...

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