Off the Marquee is a forum for independent, serious, and cult movie writing.

What’s Playing:  Reviews of upcoming screenings in the D.C. area.

Columns:  Articles about movies we’ve been thinking about.

Billups Allen is a D.C. writer, record store clerk, and dog walker.  His reviews have appeared in The Tucson Weekly and The Brooklyn Rail and he contributes regularly to Ugly Things, Razorcake, and Lunchmeat. He also produces Cramhole Magazine.
The League – Billups Allen’s first novel is available as an ebook on Amazon
The Healing Monsters: V2  – A horror anthology for a good cause

Kathleen Murray is a Doctor of Philosophy and recovering academic. She co-edited True to the Spirit: Film Adaptation and the Question of Fidelity for Oxford University Press. Her dissertation followed the intersection of gender and genre in films featuring women detectives.  She is now a writer and editor for hire.