Tag Archives: Cult film

Saturday Matinee: The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai

No Matter Where You Go, Here It Is By Peter Sobczynski Source: RogerEbert.com Practically from the moment that I first saw it at the age of 13 during its very brief run at the long-defunct Golf Mill Theaters (thanks for … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Game of Death

Conversation With Alan Canvan A New Angle on Bruce Lee’s Game of Death By James Curcio Source: Modern Mythology Inthe time since his death, Bruce Lee’s legend has grown astronomically, adding his name to the pantheon of 60s and 70s … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Storm Center

Source: Wikipedia Storm Center is a 1956 American film noir drama directed by Daniel Taradash. The screenplay by Taradash and Elick Moll focuses on what were at the time two very controversial subjects – Communism and book banning – and … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Under the Silver Lake

By Michael Hewis Source: Cinema of the Abstract Director: David Robert Mitchell Screenplay: David Robert Mitchell Cast: Andrew Garfield as Sam, Riley Keough as Sarah, Topher Grace as the Man at the Bar, Laura-Leigh as Mae, Zosia Mamet as Troy, Jimmi Simpson as … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Rogue Male

Gone to earth: Why Rogue Male belongs with the canon of cult 1970s British rural dramas Peter O’Toole plays the huntsman who nearly shoots Hitler before the war and is forced on the run through rural Britain in the 70s … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Ro.Go.Pa.G.

Notes by Filmogs 4 short films by a quartet of directors. 1) Rosselini’s Illibatezza deals with an attractive air hostess who receives the unwelcome attentions of a middle aged American. 2) Godard’s Il Nuovo Mondo illustrates a post-apocalyptic world the same as the pre-apocalyptic … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: British Folk Horror Double Feature

Fire Beneath the Fen: The Wyrd and the Modern in ‘Robin Redbreast’ and ‘Penda’s Fen’ By Mark Sheridan Source: We Are the Mutants The 1970s have always occupied a grim place in the British imagination. Sandwiched between Harold Wilson’s utopian … Continue reading

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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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