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December 29th, 2010 - 4:59 pm § in Freelance Work

Arts in Review: The Year in Good-Bad Movies – Arts Desk – Washington City Paper

It’s been a stellar year for bad movies. As in so-bad-they’re-good bad movies. The phenomenon of crap cinema, or rather the appreciation of crap cinema, has existed for decades, but 2010 saw a newfound interest in good-bad film. via Arts in Review: The Year in Good-Bad Movies – Art[...]

July 8th, 2010 - 12:08 pm § in Blog

B-Movie Interview with Cinefile

Cinefile‘s Nelson Carvajal read my Newcity piece on bad movies and thought I’d be a good interviewee for a video on cult cinema. Here’s the video: B-Movies & Cult Cinema from Cinefile.com on Vimeo.[...]

June 18th, 2010 - 2:01 am § in True/Slant

Bad movies that are hard to resist

This week, Newcity published an article I wrote on Chicago’s bad movie scene. “So-bad-it’s-good” movies have been getting a lot of press lately. There’s “Birdemic: Shock and Terror,” “The Room” and “Troll 2,” which is finding even mor[...]

June 16th, 2010 - 12:42 pm § in Freelance Work

Horrid Shows: What, and who, is behind our bad-movie obsession? | Newcity Film

In the trailer for the new movie “Birdemic: Shock and Terror,” the film’s hero celebrates a million-dollar deal with a high-five from a co-worker. That money is an achievement, a goal people think about endlessly. It’s something recent DePaul University graduate Patrick Dowell ponders from t[...]



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