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Archive for October 2011

Great Moments in Zombie Hunting

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The Walking Dead took in seven million eyes when it premiered on Sunday (“shattering records” according to Deadline, which also regularly uses the phrase “Toldja!” and “I’m going to sue you”) isn’t that big of a surprise when factoring in key points that:

  • It’s October.
  • People love zombies and zombie killing.
  • Norman Reedus.
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October 21, 2011 at 1:58 pm

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Cry, Cry, Cry My Darling

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Frank Langella in Cry Baby Lane

"Hey kid, it's me. Broadway's Frank Langella. Just here. In a car. Doing some things. Wanna party?"

New York’s October films have been kind of in a rut this year. Granted, Lincoln Center’s about to unleash a week long span NY premiering The Innkeepers and Kill List next week along with some classical throwback like The House of Usher and creepy mod-horror Eye of the Cat.

The unknown champ, however, has been the folks programming over at Spectacle Theater for their Spectober selection. A healthy mix of all shlock mixed with shock (Catman ) and tonight’s “secret screening” of the once-televised-and-never-again Cry Baby Lane.

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October 21, 2011 at 1:23 pm