Tag Archives: Cult Film

Saturday Matinee: Harold and Maude

Review by Brian Eggert Source: Deep Focus Review Harold and Maude is the most positive expression of counter-culturalism to come out of Hal Ashby’s career. Unlike Ashby’s other pictures released during his zenith in the 1970s, it does not concentrate its … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Joe Versus the Volcano

My Year Of Flops Case File # 40 Joe Versus The Volcano By Nathan Rabin Source: AV Club As my colleague Scott Tobias wrote in “Ten Notorious Flops Worth Seeing” John Patrick Shanley’s romantic fantasy Joe Versus The Volcano is … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Anomalisa

Review by Sofie Monks Kaufman Source: Little White Lies Beauty and tragedy abound in Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson’s melancholic stop-motion treasure. Kurt Vonnegut’s 1963 novel ‘Cat’s Cradle’ is about the fictional religion of Bokonism. In it, he invented a … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Shock Treatment

Why Shock Treatment is an “equal” to The Rocky Horror Picture Show Was creator Richard O’Brien on the money when describing his other box office flop? By Aimee Knight Source: Little White Lies It’s a few years since Brad Majors … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Virtual Nightmare

“Virtual Nightmare” (2000) is an Australian television film adaptation of the 1955 science fiction short novel by Frederik Pohl. It was directed by Michael Pattinson and written by Dan Mazur and David Tausik (who two years earlier collaborated for a … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Visioneers

Review by Eric D. Snider Source: EricDSnider.com Most of the individual components of “Visioneers” are not new, nor are the film’s ideas particularly deep. Yet somehow the combination, written and directed by brothers Jared and Brandon Drake — in their … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Valley Girl

80S BITS: VALLEY GIRL By Richard Grey Source: TheRealBits.com With the release of a fourth American Pie film this year, one that largely looks back at the highs and lows of the 1999 original, it is tough to imagine a time when … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Tim & Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie

Review by Jim Tudor Source: Screen Anarchy Having never seen the comedic TV work of Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim (“Tim & Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!”), I went into their feature-length variation, “Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie”, braced … Continue reading

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