Cult Films

Cult films have given the world so many priceless things: a drag queen eating dog poop, Transylvanian transvestites, the proper use of the word”myriad” in a suicide note. Think of how many pop culture references would be lost without these cult classics. From campy to creepy, the editors at Screen Junkies have vowed to leave no oddity unturned when compiling our movie lists to enrich your knowledge of the out there and the obscure.

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The Film Cult Presents: The Heat
Friday, August 29 by

Warning: Spoilers Ahead! I’ll admit it: I’m not the biggest Sandra Bullock fan. I find her precious nature to be cloying and often tedious. I can’t sit through any of…

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The Film Cult Presents: American Gigolo
Friday, August 22 by

The Film Cult Presents: American Gigolo, the 1980 film about sex and fashion that became a cult classic for its eighties aesthetic.

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The Film Cult Presents: Hook
Friday, August 15 by

Like the rest of the world, I too have been mourning the untimely and tragic death of supernova comedian Robin Williams. My Facebook newsfeed has been blossoming with tributes, some…

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The Film Cult Presents: Go
Sunday, August 10 by

Warning! Spoilers Ahead! In the spring of 1999, just before I graduated from high school, I met a young man named Zoe. He was a few years older and, I…

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The Film Cult Presents: Cookie’s Fortune
Friday, August 1 by

Cookie’s Fortune was not a financial success, making just shy of one percent profit, and ask most people if they’ve seen it, they’ll probably reply in the negative. And yet, it’s a perfect film.

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The Film Cult Presents: Toys
Friday, July 25 by

Warning! Spoilers Ahead! Toys didn’t get a fair shake. I saw it in the theater when I was a teenager, and the visual effects mesmerized me. It was a Magritte…

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The Film Cult Presents: Elizabethtown
Friday, July 18 by

Warning! Spoilers Ahead! Five movies after the last of The Lord of the Rings trilogy, in which he played eternally-fare, arrow-wielding Legolas, Orlando Bloom teamed up with Cameron Crowe to…

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Viewer Discretion Advised: Eight Of the Most F*cked-Up Movies Ever Made
Monday, July 14 by

By Dustin Seibert During a recent transatlantic flight, I had the occasion to watch Martyrs, a 2008 French horror film that just made its way to iTunes this year. Part…

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The 7 Greatest Films That Took Place Entirely on Trains
Wednesday, June 25 by

By Jared Jones After a year-long creative dispute with Miramax co-founder Harvey Weinstein — the man Gary Oldman would likely refer to as Hollywood’s H.J.I.C (Head Jew in Charge) —…

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The Film Cult Presents: Gosford Park
Friday, June 13 by

Warning! Mild Spoilers Ahead! Before he gave the world Downton Abbey, Julian Fellowes made a brilliant film that could very easily be considered the little brother of Downton. One could…

The Film Cult Presents: The Ninth Gate
Friday, June 6 by

Warning! Spoilers Ahead! Okay, I, like most of the human race, am a Johnny Depp fan. Did you catch my saccharine praise fest of Edward Scissorhands a few months ago?…

The Film Cult Presents: Hanna
Friday, May 16 by

Warning! Spoilers Ahead! I don’t normally review movies this recent, but having just seen it appear on another website’s list of ten movies one may have overlooked in the last…


The Film Cult Presents: Death on the Nile
Friday, May 9 by

Warning! Minor Spoilers Ahead! In the late seventies, fading movie stars used to join ensemble casts in campy films to stay working, to keep their names in the public eye….

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The Film Cult Presents: Addams Family Values
Friday, May 2 by

The sequel to the creepy and spooky sequel that made the Addams clan a symbol for the intelligent outsider.

The Film Cult Presents: The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
Friday, April 25 by

WARNING! SPOILER ALERT! Today, I review one of the lesser known classics in fantasy filmmaking: The Adventures of Baron Munchausen. While its overarching plot is a successful battle against the…

The Film Cult Presents: Shaun of the Dead
Friday, April 18 by

Warning! Spoiler Alert!   There’s a lot a competition for best zombie movie. Some might say the best was the racially tinged horror classic, Night of the Living Dead. They…

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The Film Cult Presents: The Witches
Friday, April 11 by

Based on books by master storyteller Roald Dahl, The Witches is one of those children’s movies that’s downright frightening.

The Film Cult Presents: Edward Scissorhands
Friday, April 4 by

WARNING! SPOILERS AHEAD! Edward Scissorhands is definitely flawed. The ending is a predictable Saturday-matinee mob scene. The plot is loosely hung on a frame-work of stock characters and a fairy-tale…

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The Film Cult Presents: Battle Royale
Friday, March 28 by

WARNING! SPOILERS AHEAD! Battle Royale got a lot of press when the first Hunger Games movie came out. Hipsters were up in arms with protestations of “Rip off!” and “It’s…

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The Film Cult Presents: Death Becomes Her
Friday, March 21 by

“Now a warning!?” Obviously Meryl Streep is a genius. Within my lifetime I think she may break Katharine Hepburn’s record for most best actress Oscars. The Great Kate has four,…

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The Film Cult Presents: Crumb
Friday, March 14 by

WARNING! SPOILERS AHEAD! When I was a teenager, my neighbors let my parents borrow a bootleg VHS tape of Crumb, the documentary of underground cartoonist Robert Crumb. The cassette was…

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The Film Cult Presents: Return to Oz
Friday, March 7 by

Decapitation, electroshock therapy…this is a Disney movie??

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The Film Cult Presents: The Wicker Man
Friday, February 28 by

Oh, to go back to the days when naked people sang songs in circles on the solstice.

The Masters of Cult Cinema: 7 Troma Movies
Wednesday, January 11 by Jack Spacefire

For over the past 40 years, the wild and wacky horror B-Movie producers Lloyd Kaufman and Michael Hertz, have given us some amazingly bad movies with some amazingly named titles….

Faster Pussycat! Kill! Kill!: 6 Sexploitation Movies
Wednesday, January 11 by Jack Spacefire

The movie that inspired so many cinematic moments for Quentin Tarantino. A young Swedish-blond girl roams the lush country side with a shotgun, seeking revenge on the men who kidnapped,…

5 Songs from the Funky Pulp Fiction Soundtrack Song List
Wednesday, October 5 by Shawn Lealos
Cheech And Chong Movies: Marijuana and Laughs
Wednesday, September 14 by Emilia Lamberto

Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong are the hilarious and well-known comedy duo known mainly for their stand-up comedy and stoner-humor filled "Cheech and Chong" movies. The duo enjoyed early success…

Dazed And Confused Cast
Saturday, September 3 by Shawn Lealos

The “Dazed and Confused” cast presents a who’s who of Hollywood and television talent. Most of the performers from this Richard Linklater movie went on to appear in dozens of…

The Big Lebowski Quotes
Friday, August 12 by Bo Vandy

Get together with any group of movie lovers and you are bound to hear one or two "The Big Lebowski" quotes being thrown around. One of the best Jeff Bridges…

Dazed And Confused Quotes
Sunday, July 24 by Natalie Kuchik

"Dazed and Confused" quotes are funny and witty. The movie has a large ensemble cast, but the writers managed to create great and memorable quotes for each character. The movie…