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The Film Cult Presents: Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work
Friday, September 5 by

On August 15th, I wrote about my favorite Robin Williams film, Hook, in tribute to his untimely and heartbreaking death. If you had told me then that less than a…

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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: 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: Bedknobs and Broomsticks
Friday, June 20 by

The Film Cult Presents: Bedknobs and Broomsticks! The best way to fight the Nazis? How about a magic bed knob, a con artist, and an army of dead knights!

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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: 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….

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: 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.