Tag Archives: Cult film

Saturday Matinee: EXP TV

EXP-TV: FREAKTASTIC NEW VIDEO CHANNEL WILL RIP YOUR FACE OFF AND EAT YOUR BRAIN By Richard Metzger Source: Dangerous Minds There are certain things you don’t know you’re missing in life until you’re exposed to them, right? EXP TV just might be … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Forget Everything You Have Ever Seen: The World of Santa Sangre

In the 1970s, his legendary films El Topo and The Holy Mountain redefined movies as both art and entertainment while changing the face of cinema forever. In 1989, after his dream project Dune fell apart and a resultant decade-long break … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Ghosts… of the Civil Dead

‘GHOSTS… OF THE CIVIL DEAD’: NICK CAVE MAKES PSYCHOTIC CAMEO IN HARROWING 1989 AUSSIE PRISON DRAMA By Richard Metzger Source: Dangerous Minds Director John Hillcoat (The Road, Lawless, The Proposition) made his 1989 feature debut with the gripping prison drama Ghosts…Of The Civil … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Mike Upchurch short triple feature

Mike Upchurch is a comedy writer who got his start working on Mr. Show and The Chris Rock Show in the late nineties. In recent years he has written, directed and edited a series of short films, the best of … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Elite Squad: The Enemy Within

From Wikipedia: Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (Portuguese: Tropa de Elite 2 – O Inimigo Agora é Outro, lit. ”Elite Troop 2: The Enemy is Now Another”; also known as Elite Squad 2) is a 2010 Brazilian crime film directed, … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Ghost in the Shell

“Ghost in the Shell” (1995) is a cyberpunk anime directed by Mamoru Oshii and based on the manga of the same name by Masamune Shirow. Set in 2029 Japan, the plot centers on Motoko Kusanagi, a cyborg public-security agent hunting … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Taxi Driver

By Roger Ebert Source: RogerEbert.com Are you talkin’ to me? Well, I’m the only one here. –Travis Bickle in “Taxi Driver” It is the last line, “Well, I’m the only one here,” that never gets quoted. It is the truest … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Heathers

“Heathers” (1988) is a dark high school comedy written by Daniel Waters and directed by Michael Lehmann. “The Heathers” of the title refers to Westerburg High School’s elite clique of popular girls, whose  newest member is Veronica Sawyer (Winona Ryder). … Continue reading

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