REVIEW: JESSICA FOREVER sets up a cool premise, but largely delivers style over narrative substance.

REVIEW: JESSICA FOREVER sets up a cool premise, but largely delivers style over narrative substance.

Writer/directors Caroline Poggi and Jonathan Vinel deliver a stylish looking science fiction film, but with little narrative focus to justify the visuals. Jessica Forever, a French genre science fiction picture debuting as More »

REVIEW: THE LODGE slyly plays with the idea of victim vs. predator in a film with an intriguing & compelling premise

REVIEW: THE LODGE slyly plays with the idea of victim vs. predator in a film with an intriguing & compelling premise

Directors Severin Fiala & Veronika Franz (Goodnight Mommy) deliver a unique set-up in a film that is anchored by Riley Keough’s strong lead performance. The past several years have shown contemporary filmgoers More »

REVIEW: SONIC THE HEDGEHOG treads familiar footing but with a fun nostalgic flavor

REVIEW: SONIC THE HEDGEHOG treads familiar footing but with a fun nostalgic flavor

Sonic the Hedgehog is the rare video game movie that doesn’t take itself too seriously and serves up some formulaic premises but does so in a fun way that keeps you rooting More »

PODCAST: ROBOT WORLD (2015) View & Spew Review

PODCAST: ROBOT WORLD (2015) View & Spew Review

ROBOT WORLD is a deliberately paced sci-fi concept involving an astronaut landing on a planet seemingly inhabited by two warring robot factions. Is there more to the story? Were we deliberately bored More »

NEWS: The new Matt Reeves THE BATMAN Bat-Suit: Looking at The Design Inspiration

NEWS: The new Matt Reeves THE BATMAN Bat-Suit: Looking at The Design Inspiration

Earlier this afternoon, THE BATMAN director Matt Reeves tweeted out a camera test featuring Robert Pattinson trying out the new Bat-suit for Reeves’ film. It has a lot of unique qualities and More »

PODCAST: Cult Following Xtra #5 – Q&A w/Kurt Russell & James Gunn, 2020 Oscars Recap, The Lodge & Birds of Prey Review

PODCAST: Cult Following Xtra #5 – Q&A w/Kurt Russell & James Gunn, 2020 Oscars Recap, The Lodge & Birds of Prey Review

We’re back with another new episode of Cult Following Xtra. This week, Victor Moreno does a full recap of all the winners and losers and high and lows of the 2020 Academy More »

REVIEW: BIRDS OF PREY is a fun and comedic cinematic romp that rings true to the comics and satisfies as an R-Rated action film.

REVIEW: BIRDS OF PREY is a fun and comedic cinematic romp that rings true to the comics and satisfies as an R-Rated action film.

Margot Robbie delivers as Harley Quinn in a film that boldly delivers on the line between action and comedy that Suicide Squad failed to live up to. Harley Quinn is one of More »

PODCAST: THE PEANUT BUTTER SOLUTION (1985) – View & Spew Review

PODCAST: THE PEANUT BUTTER SOLUTION (1985) – View & Spew Review

Every episode of the ‘View & Spew Review’ Adam Rutkowski, Joshua T. Ruth and Shawn McLoughlin get together to watch an obscure film none of them have seen then discuss it immediately More »

PODCAST: Cult Following Xtra #4 – F9 Trailer, THE RHYTHM SECTION, Q&A w/Charles Chiodo of KILLER KLOWNS

PODCAST: Cult Following Xtra #4 – F9 Trailer, THE RHYTHM SECTION, Q&A w/Charles Chiodo of KILLER KLOWNS

Victor Moreno hosts this week’s edition of Cult Following Xtra which includes an interview with special effects artist Kim Bailey and writer Charles Chiodo of KILLER KLOWNS FROM OUTER SPACE chatting about More »

REVIEW: THE RHYTHM SECTION combines the formula of the current Bond film series with a dash of La Femme Nikita & John Wick in a paint-by-numbers would-be franchise starter.

REVIEW: THE RHYTHM SECTION combines the formula of the current Bond film series with a dash of La Femme Nikita & John Wick in a paint-by-numbers would-be franchise starter.

Blake Lively headlines this would be grounded take on a ‘Nikita as Wick’ revenge/spy/thriller from the producers of Bond. While it has some innovative scenes, it suffers from pacing issues & a More »

NEWS: Check out all the Theater Pre-Order Bonuses & Exclusive Merch for BIRDS OF PREY

NEWS: Check out all the Theater Pre-Order Bonuses & Exclusive Merch for BIRDS OF PREY

DC and Warner Brothers’ latest entry into its DC Extended Universe of cinematic interpretations of DC Comics’ characters, BIRDS OF PREY (AND THE FANTABULOUS EMANCIPATION ON ONE HARLEY QUINN), hits theaters next More »

PODCAST: Cult Following #96 – THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT (1999)

PODCAST: Cult Following #96 – THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT (1999)

Cult Following returns after a year-long hiatus with hosts Victor Moreno and Jasparino coming back to talk about some of their favorite cult movies and news and updates in the world of More »

 

REVIEW: JESSICA FOREVER sets up a cool premise, but largely delivers style over narrative substance.

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Writer/directors Caroline Poggi and Jonathan Vinel deliver a stylish looking science fiction film, but with little narrative focus to justify the visuals. Jessica Forever, a French genre science fiction picture debuting as an exclusive on Shudder this month, promised an

REVIEW: THE LODGE slyly plays with the idea of victim vs. predator in a film with an intriguing & compelling premise

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Directors Severin Fiala & Veronika Franz (Goodnight Mommy) deliver a unique set-up in a film that is anchored by Riley Keough’s strong lead performance. The past several years have shown contemporary filmgoers a modern renaissance in the horror arena. From

REVIEW: SONIC THE HEDGEHOG treads familiar footing but with a fun nostalgic flavor

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Sonic the Hedgehog is the rare video game movie that doesn’t take itself too seriously and serves up some formulaic premises but does so in a fun way that keeps you rooting for it. Growing up as a young kid

PODCAST: ROBOT WORLD (2015) View & Spew Review

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ROBOT WORLD is a deliberately paced sci-fi concept involving an astronaut landing on a planet seemingly inhabited by two warring robot factions. Is there more to the story? Were we deliberately bored and/or unimpressed? Watch and find out! About Us:

NEWS: The new Matt Reeves THE BATMAN Bat-Suit: Looking at The Design Inspiration

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Earlier this afternoon, THE BATMAN director Matt Reeves tweeted out a camera test featuring Robert Pattinson trying out the new Bat-suit for Reeves’ film. It has a lot of unique qualities and is a stark departure from the somewhat comic

PODCAST: Cult Following Xtra #5 – Q&A w/Kurt Russell & James Gunn, 2020 Oscars Recap, The Lodge & Birds of Prey Review

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We’re back with another new episode of Cult Following Xtra. This week, Victor Moreno does a full recap of all the winners and losers and high and lows of the 2020 Academy Awards, which featured a sweep by Bong Joon

REVIEW: BIRDS OF PREY is a fun and comedic cinematic romp that rings true to the comics and satisfies as an R-Rated action film.

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Margot Robbie delivers as Harley Quinn in a film that boldly delivers on the line between action and comedy that Suicide Squad failed to live up to. Harley Quinn is one of DC Comics’ most popular characters; right up there

PODCAST: THE PEANUT BUTTER SOLUTION (1985) – View & Spew Review

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Every episode of the ‘View & Spew Review’ Adam Rutkowski, Joshua T. Ruth and Shawn McLoughlin get together to watch an obscure film none of them have seen then discuss it immediately after. Join us as we share our raw

PODCAST: Cult Following Xtra #4 – F9 Trailer, THE RHYTHM SECTION, Q&A w/Charles Chiodo of KILLER KLOWNS

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Victor Moreno hosts this week’s edition of Cult Following Xtra which includes an interview with special effects artist Kim Bailey and writer Charles Chiodo of KILLER KLOWNS FROM OUTER SPACE chatting about the legacy of the film, whether a sequel

REVIEW: THE RHYTHM SECTION combines the formula of the current Bond film series with a dash of La Femme Nikita & John Wick in a paint-by-numbers would-be franchise starter.

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Blake Lively headlines this would be grounded take on a ‘Nikita as Wick’ revenge/spy/thriller from the producers of Bond. While it has some innovative scenes, it suffers from pacing issues & a thin screenplay. Producer Barbara Broccoli has minted gold

NEWS: Check out all the Theater Pre-Order Bonuses & Exclusive Merch for BIRDS OF PREY

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DC and Warner Brothers’ latest entry into its DC Extended Universe of cinematic interpretations of DC Comics’ characters, BIRDS OF PREY (AND THE FANTABULOUS EMANCIPATION ON ONE HARLEY QUINN), hits theaters next Friday, February 7, 2020. As many of the

PODCAST: Cult Following #96 – THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT (1999)

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Cult Following returns after a year-long hiatus with hosts Victor Moreno and Jasparino coming back to talk about some of their favorite cult movies and news and updates in the world of film and film ephemera! On Episode #96, the

REVIEW: TIM BURTON’S LOST VEGAS at The Neon Museum brings the world of the director to life in a unique immersive experience

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It goes without saying that Tim Burton is one of my all-time favorite film directors. The man’s work has transcended genre to become a genre in and of itself to the point where seeing the phrase, “A Tim Burton Film,”

REVIEW: Richard Stanley’s COLOR OUT OF SPACE is an engrossing and immersive journey into the heart of madness.

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Solid performances and exemplary editing and cinematography elevate Stanley’s mid-budget film into a unique and artistic exploration of H.P. Lovecraft, albeit one with shades of films we’ve seen before. Much has been made of the legend of director Richard Stanley

PODCAST: Baby Ghost (1995) View & Spew Review

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A mischievous baby sea-monster is released from its enchanted entrapment to wreak havoc in an office building and annoy everyone – including the viewers. A movie made for kids that kids wouldn’t watch so watch us older men critique it

PODCAST: STUNT ROCK (1980) View & Spew Review

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STUNT ROCK (1980) is filled with stunts, rock n roll, wizards, demons, and a shrouded keyboardist. All the way from Down Under and into our hearts comes an ignite you on fire, kick you in the face, and jump off

REVIEW: THE TWO POPES is an intriguing docudrama with two of the year’s best acting performances

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Fernando Meirelles’ examination of the papal legacy of Pope Benedict XVI (Anthony Hopkins) and the rise of Pope Francis (Jonathan Pryce) is simple yet enthralling, even if it does come close to being a hagiography at times. One of the

REVIEW: STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER plays to the fan-service choir in delivering a complacent finale to the Skywalker Saga.

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While J.J. Abrams’ film largely answers the questions set up in THE FORCE AWAKENS, he does so in a largely uneven film that seems largely designed to checkmark fan expectations while going out of its way not to rock the

PODCAST: POWDER HEADS (1980) – View & Spew Review feat. special co-host Catherine Mary Stewart

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In this very special episode, we are joined by cult film legend Catherine Mary Stewart to discuss her 2nd film: ‘Powder Heads’ (1980). This low-budget ski-comedy from Canada comes with multiple warnings of South American drugs and loose women, and

REVIEW: BOMBSHELL tackles the early ramifications of #MeToo at Fox News Network, but struggles to find a relatable protagonist despite the subject matter.

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Jay Roach’s dramatization of the rise and fall of Roger Ailes at Fox Network benefits from strong performances from Margot Robbie, Kate McKinnon, and an unrecognizable Charlize Theron using the template of films like Vice and The Big Short, but