REVIEW: Annihilation (2018) Alex Garland Delivers a Heady & Compelling Entry into the Hard Science Fiction Canon

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Writer/Director Alex Garland follows up 2015’s Ex Machina with a film that samples some of science fiction cinema’s heavy hitters to deliver a compelling narrative on what it means to be human.

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REVIEW: Black Panther (2018): Marvel Reinvigorates Their Film Slate with a Much Needed Aspirational Hero

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Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther is not a perfect film; but it creates a hero and universe that filmgoers can view as aspirational in the vein of Richard Donner’s Superman.

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50 Shades Freed, Den of Thieves, Cloverfield Paradox and Hollywood and #metoo – Cult Following Episode #73

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In this edition of Cult Following, Kirby, Victor, Jasparino and Joshua chat about the year so far in film, with reviews of 50 Shades Freed, Den of Thieves, The Cloverfield Paradox and how streaming is becoming a platform for releases that once went to theeaters. The gang also discuss the Oscars and what makes a film Best Picture, as they argue over No Country for Old Men vs. There Will Be Blood and the 1994 Oscars as well. Plus, the guys talk about #metoo and its impact on film and whether we can divorce an actor from the art given their questionable personal actions like Kevin Spacey.

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The Best of Film 2017 – Cult Following Episode #72

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In this episode, Adam makes his long awaited return to the Cult Following podcast as he joins Victor, Kirby, Jaspar, and Joshua in talking about what their Top 5 films of 2017 ended up being! Find out what the guys thought of such films as Coco, The Shape of Water, Get Out, The Bad Batch and much more!

Here’s Everyone’s Top 5 Lists so you can follow along:

Adam
5. Ingrid Goes West
4. Dave Made A Maze
3. War for The Planet of the Apes
2. Thor Ragnarok
1. mother!

Kirby
5. Girls Trip
4. Coco
3. It
2. Get Out
1. It Comes At Night

Victor
5. The Post
4. Coco
3. I, Tonya
2. Get Out
1. The Shape of Water

Joshua
5. The Bad Batch
4. mother!
3. The Florida Project
2. Blade Runner 2049
1. Get Out

Jasparino
5. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
4. Spiderman: Homecoming
3. Logan
2. The Bad Batch
1. Get Out

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Film Collectibles and Gift Guide for Upcoming Releases – Cult Following Episode #71

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The Cult Following crew is back after a short sabbatical to talk about some of our favorite pickups from Black Friday and some releases and collectibles you should be looking to pick up for your favorite film freak. We chat about box sets, prints, collectibles and more here on Cult Following!

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