Reviews

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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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Review: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’
Friday, August 1 by

Guardians of the Galaxy can best be described as a two-hour montage set to a 1970′s Jock Jams mixtape (and that’s a good thing).

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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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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…

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Why ‘Maleficent’ Failed
Wednesday, June 11 by

WARNING! SPOILERS AHEAD! Not that it matters. “Yet I know it’s true that visions are seldom all they seem.” Nobody, and I mean nobody, was more excited than me when…

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: Indie Game: The Movie
Friday, May 23 by

Warning! Spoilers Ahead! This week, I’m going to review another recent film just as I did last week. It’s an underrated documentary well known in only a few circles, which…

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: 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: 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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‘R.I.P.D.’ Review
Wednesday, July 24 by

By Inkoo Kang Perhaps the most fun that can be derived from the inept action-comedy R.I.P.D. is identifying which movies it borrows from. Men in Black is certainly its greatest…

Whoever says Brad and Angelina aren't still in love is a crazy asshole. LOOK AT THEM! THEY'RE OVER THE MOON FOR EACH OTHER!
‘World War Z’ Is A Different Type Of Zombie Film, But Is That Enough To Care About It?
Tuesday, June 18 by

“Brad Pitt” and “zombies” gets this movie about 85% of the way there, and that might be enough.

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‘Man of Steel’: This Is Your Father’s Superman: Strong-Jawed, Suspiciously Pretty, and Kinda Boring
Monday, June 17 by

Then again, your father’s Superman is dead.

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Review: ‘The Great Gatsby’ Is Equally Exhausting and Exhilarating
Friday, May 10 by

It’s not so great…

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Go See ‘Iron Man 3′
Friday, May 3 by

Really, go see it. NOW.

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‘Oblivion’: An Affair to Barely Remember
Friday, April 19 by

A review by Inkoo Kang…

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Reel Rumble: Who Was Funnier On SNL: Adam Sandler or Andy Samberg
Monday, June 11 by

Fight!

In this film, wang abounds.
‘Wanderlust’ Isn’t Perfect, But Neither Are You
Friday, February 24 by

If you’re in the mood for a comedy, you can do a lot worse than this film.

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Review: ‘Haywire’ – One Of Those Soderbergh Movies
Friday, January 20 by

Not without its flaws, but worth a watch.

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‘Beauty And The Beast 3D’ Is A Great 3D Conversion
Friday, January 13 by

And I hate 3D conversions.

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I’ve Got A Real Friggen Problem With ‘Beauty And The Beast 3D’
Thursday, January 12 by

The film was great, but there’s a bigger issue…

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Review: Fright Night On Blu-ray – Now Featuring More Daylight
Wednesday, December 14 by

A solid update, even if it never quite overtakes the 1985 original.

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I Wrote My Review Of ‘New Year’s Eve’ While On The Toilet
Friday, December 9 by

It’s bad, man.