Author: Deirdre Crimmins

Deirdre (Dede) lives in Cleveland (via Boston) with two black cats. She writes for Film Thrills, Cinematic Essential, The Brattle Theater, Rue Morgue Magazine, Bitch Flicks, and anyone else who will let her drone on about genre film. She wrote her Master’s thesis on George Romero and is always hopeful that Hollywood will get its head out of its ass.

About Deirdre Crimmins

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Deirdre (Dede) lives in Cleveland (via Boston) with two black cats. She writes for Film Thrills, Cinematic Essential, The Brattle Theater, Rue Morgue Magazine, Bitch Flicks, and anyone else who will let her drone on about genre film. She wrote her Master’s thesis on George Romero and is always hopeful that Hollywood will get its head out of its ass.

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I am definitely looking forward to this one. Stephen King adaptations can easily be hit or miss. Remakes, or re-imaginings, can lead to the same mixed results. Even with these two colliding cautions, I am looking forward to seeing Andrés Muschietti’s take on the clown classic. If you...

IFFBoston starts tomorrow!

Late April is always a bit of a cinematic blitz for Boston cinefiles. That’s when IFFBoston takes over three of our favorite local theaters (Somerville, Coolidge Corner, and Brattle- the trifecta) for a full week of some of the best upcoming indie films. I would be lying if...

Ben Wheatley Interview : FREE FIRE

If you haven’t been paying attention to director Ben Wheatley’s career, you are missing out. From his terrifying folk horror KILL LIST, to the uncomfortable dark comedy SIGHTSEERS, Wheatley is a cinematic chameleon. Though he swings between genres with the greatest of ease his films maintain consistently high...