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The Kung Fu Cult Master
"...this movie, or you'll find yourself hopelessly lost among the film's many complex story lines; in fact, if you..."

July 14, 1995 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

DVDanger: Cult Film Corner
Burying the Ex and Patch Town
"...Cult status is an enigma. How does a film achieve..."

Aug. 18, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest Review: The Other Lamb
Cult drama's inevitable twists may not convert you
"...If there was one cult in the world straight women would..."

Sept. 23, 2019 Screens Post by Jenny Nulf

SXSW Film: The Whole Enchilada
Red-hot and really long list of all the titles to date
"...We've already teased some of the highlights of the just-announced SXSW Film 2011 lineup –..."

Feb. 2, 2011 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Cloud Cult Following
Kate Getty raps with the man behind the (cloud) cult.
"...Talked on the phone with Craig Minowa. He blew me away, first..."

March 11, 2007 Qmmunity Post by Kate Getty

Going Deep at the Drive-In
Joe Bob Briggs gives good commentary.
"...Everybody quotes Joe Bob Briggs (www.joebobbriggs.com), the opinionated "Original Drive-In Reviewer." One of the earliest writers..."

Nov. 7, 2003 Screens Feature by Jason Henderson

Tears of the Black Tiger
This Thai film is part melodrama and part spaghetti western, as if Sirk and Peckinpah fell into a blender and out poured tear-soaked Polaroids, giant exploding squibs and blown-up heads, tearful Asian songbird ballads, and homoerotic outlaw bonding.
"...Malucchi, Supakorn Kitsuwon and Arawat Ruangvuth. If you’re reading these listings in search of a movie that’s really different,..."

Feb. 16, 2007 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Now Streaming in Austin: Nothing But The Blood
Austin-made evangelical horror sees the insidious terror of belief
"...sects? Daniel Tucker, director of evangelical horror Nothing But The Blood, says it's because America is too young to..."

Aug. 4, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Heathers, the Musical
Doctuh Mistuh's staging of the Eighties cult film is ridiculous in the best possible way
"...case, parents cramping your style, pointless homework assignments. Maybe the best thing anyone got out of the whole experience..."

July 3, 2015 Arts Review by Elissa Russell

The Mystery of the Leaping Fish
"...Directed by: John Emerson. Starring: Douglas Fairbanks Sr.. The cult short, The Mystery of the Leaping Fish also..."

Sept. 7, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

David Giancola Puts the Pedal to the Metal With Axcellerator
Director leaves tragedy behind and embraces the B-movie
"...You can hear David Giancola's grin on the phone. The filmmaker is driving from his home in..."

June 25, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Other Side of the Wind
Should Orson Welles' last film have stayed lost?
"...“Ahhhh, the French Champagne has always been celebrated for its excellence,”..."

Nov. 2, 2018 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

The Circle
An absurd cautionary tale on technology
"...like nothing better than to control-alt-delete all social media, The Circle uses finger-wagging scare tactics to admonish app-addicted millennials..."

May 5, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

The Invitation
Girlfight director Karyn Kusama helms dinner-party thriller
"...but guilt and/or obligation compels your attendance anyway. In the new thriller from Karyn Kusama (Girlfight, Jennifer’s Body), things..."

April 8, 2016 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Guardians of the Galaxy
These lesser-known, misfit, comic-book characters are a grand addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
"...coherent ones – have never been a priority of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. They’re typically hung on some gobbledygook..."

Aug. 1, 2014 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The FP
This potential cult-movie masterpiece is likely the most original dance film you'll see this year.
"...The latest film to be picked up for distribution by..."

March 16, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day
This long-awaited follow-up to Troy Duffy's violent, pulpy cult original is dead on arrival.
"...David Ferry. Director Duffy's wickedly bloodthirsty and strangely humorous The Boondock Saints was a cult hit waiting to happen..."

Dec. 4, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
Adapted from Patrick Süskind's heretofore unadaptable cult novel about an olfactory vampire in 18th-century France, Perfume is a gorgeous but woefully overlong and ultimately misguided mess.
"...and David Calder. Adapted from Patrick Süskind's heretofore unadaptable cult novel about an olfactory vampire in 18th century France,..."

Jan. 12, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Chumscrubber
Teens, suburbia, five sets of dysfunctional parents, and the suicide that looms over it all.
"...Taylor Pucci. Angry, maybe-crazy teen rebellion. Overmedication. Clueless parents. Otherworldly visitations. Intimations of the apocalypse. If The Chumscrubber sounds..."

Aug. 5, 2005 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Adapted for film from the off-Broadway musical hit, this movie is a rousing screen spectacle about a surgically botched transsexual from East Germany (played charismatically by John Cameron Mitchell, the show's creator and film director).
"...Pitt, Andrea Martin, Stephen Trask and Miriam Shor. Despite the glowering of her irritable, angry inch, Hedwig -- the..."

Aug. 31, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc
"...Hoffman, Faye Dunaway, John Malkovich and Milla Jovovich. As the oft-told tale of France's teenage savior retold as a..."

Nov. 12, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Frighteners
"...Jackson -- whose unpredictable career has included everything from the gleefully perverse Muppet satire Meet The Feebles to the..."

July 19, 1996 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

The Jerky Boys
"...William Hickey, Suzanne Shepherd, Alan North and James Lorinz. The dumbing down of America has picked up steam recently,..."

Feb. 10, 1995 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Wax, Or the Discovery of Television Among the Bees
"...to describe than it is to understand, this new cult favorite combines elements of science fiction, cyberpunk aesthetics, post-industrial..."

July 16, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Moneytree
"...and questions of morality and doesn't come down on the side of “just say no.” This independent production was..."

March 6, 1992 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Borrower
"...Starring: Rae Dawn Chong, Don Gordon and Antonio Fargas. The best thing to be said about The Borrower, is..."

Oct. 18, 1991 Movie Review by Kathleen Maher

The Lodge
Icy melding of horror and religion is cool, not chilling
"...The essence of drama will always have a thread of..."

Feb. 14, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

The Proposition
The Western is alive and well in the Australian outback, as this gritty film with a screenplay and score by musician Nick Cave demonstrates.
"...Despite perpetual rumors of its demise as a genre, the Western is alive and well in the Australian outback...."

June 9, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Sticking it to the Fat, Lazy Americans
International Acts at SXSW
"...Death Metal Symphony in Deep C. It's just what the name implies - a full metal symphony - and..."

March 13, 1998 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

aGLIFF Review: A Dog Barking at the Moon
Chinese-Spanish drama embraces its theatrical magic
"...In the first scenes of this film, there is a great..."

Aug. 26, 2019 Screens Post by Nick Yeager

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