Tag Archives: Cult Film

Saturday Matinee: Conquest of the Planet of the Apes

Conquest of the Planet of the Apes: The Most Violent and Bleak of the Franchise The fourth Apes movie, Conquest of the Planet of the Apes, showcased Caesar’s controversial and timely fight for freedom. By Don Kaye Source: Den of … Continue reading

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The 100 Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

By Josh Kupecki Source: Austin Chronicle A whimsical comedy based on the bestselling Swedish novel (and book-club fodder) by Jonas Jonasson, The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed out the Window and Disappeared begins with exactly that, as Allan Karlsson (Gustafsson) escapes his retirement … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Death to Smoochy

In defence of Death to Smoochy – the most absurd kids’ TV satire ever made By Sophie Yapp Source: Little White Lies Once a film has been critically tarnished, it’s hard to come back from that. As soon as the … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Beasts Clawing at Straws

Director: Kim Young-HoonCast: Jeon Do-Yeon, Jung Woo-Sung, Bae Sung-Woo, Youn Yuh-Jung, Jeong Man-Sik, Shin Hyun-Bin, Jung Ga-Ram, Jin Kyung, Park Ji-Hwan, Kim Joon-Han Running Time: 108 min. By Paul Bramhall Source: City of Fire Adapted from a Japanese novel by Keisuke … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Pi

By Roger Ebert Source: RogerEbert.com The film “Pi” is a study in madness and its partner, genius. A tortured, driven man believes (1) that mathematics is the language of the universe, (2) nature can be expressed in numbers, and (3) … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: The Little Hours

A raunchy convent comedy loosely based on The Decameron, a 14th century classic By Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat Source: Spirituality & Practice The Decameron by Giovanni Bocccaccio is a literary classic written in medieval times; it’s a bawdy collection of … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: The Long Kiss Goodnight

The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996), Lookback/Review Overlooked, underappreciated, Geena Davis headlining an action flick with Samuel L. Jackson as her wisecracking, foulmouthed sidekick. White girl, Black guy buddy movie. Some of us here LOVE this movie. By Tony Sokol Source: … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Little Shop of Horrors (1986)

By Roger Ebert Source: RogerEbert.com At a time when so many movies show such cold-blooded calculation, here’s one heedless enough to be fun. “Little Shop of Horrors” arrives with enough baggage to make it into a thoroughly timid project – … Continue reading

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