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The Quirky Queue: A Two-Headed Double Feature

By at August 8, 2010 | 7:20 am | 1 Comments

The Quirky Queue: A Two-Headed Double Feature

by Scott David, Meet In the Lobby Next up on the Queue is a two-headed double feature sure to please any lover of 70s pulp film. Both of the following movies appear on a single, double-sided DVD, and both can easily be categorized in the "so bad it’s good" slot. And after all, aren’t two heads better than one? The Incredible Two-Headed Transplant 3 / 5 more...

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Film Review: INCEPTION

By at July 20, 2010 | 6:38 am | 7 Comments

Film Review: INCEPTION

by Norm Schrager, Meet In the Lobby 4 / 5 stars It's usually not a great idea to overwrite, overdesign and overstuff a movie, but Inception is a worthy exception. Who is to say how complex the depths of the human subconscious can go? Writer-director Christopher Nolan is, actually, and he says it with audacious confidence, diving headfirst into a bold brain-bender that more...

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Film / DVD Review: GREENBERG

By at July 4, 2010 | 8:05 am | 0 Comment

Film / DVD Review: GREENBERG

by Norm Schrager, Meet In the Lobby 3.5 / 5 stars Writer-director Noah Baumbach (The Squid and the Whale) has created his most annoying character yet for his latest exercise in awkward interpersonal communication. On paper, we should feel sorry for Roger Greenberg (Ben Stiller): He's recently checked out of a mental hospital, presumably after a suicide attempt, and is more...

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Film Review: CYRUS

By at June 17, 2010 | 10:33 pm | 1 Comments

Film Review: CYRUS

by Norm Schrager, Meet In the Lobby 3.5 / 5 stars It’s always satisfying when a film changes your perception of an actor for the better. And independent film is often a great place to force that new thinking. When I say “Jonah Hill,” you probably think “funny fat guy,” with scenes from the Apatow catalog playing in your head. What you’re not getting is a more...

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