Author Archives: Victor Moreno

MOVIE REVIEW: COPSHOP hits that nice exploitation movie meets Tarantino crime film flavor

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Joe Carnahan directs this fun action crime film that feels like Reservoir Dogs meets Bad Times at the El Royale with a dash of Assault on Precinct 13. There’s nothing wrong with having guilty pleasure films; those sinful celluloid secrets

MOVIE REVIEW: THE EYES OF TAMMY FAYE is a loving elegy to a mass media icon of the 80s.

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Director Michael Showalter and actress Jessica Chastain present a loving portrait of one of the most vilified figures in reality television and televangelism in Tammy Faye Bakker that seeks to humanize the figure beneath the makeup. When one thinks of

MOVIE REVIEW: CRY MACHO is a throwback to the classic western and a swan song for Eastwood

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Clint Eastwood’s latest film, Cry Macho, lands in theaters and HBO Max this weekend, but it feels like a throwback to an earlier time, both literally and in spirit. There’s a certain feeling to much of the latter-day output of

NEWS: BEYOND FEST ANNOUNCES ITS FULL SLATE FOR THE RETURN OF LA’S BIGGEST GENRE FILM FESTIVAL

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Beyond Fest is our favorite film festival every year. We attended last year’s drive-in version at the Mission Tiki to check out the world premiere of FREAKY and have covered it in various forms since 2014. We’re super excited about

VIDEO: Dune (2021) | First Reaction & Movie Review

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Hot off its debut at the Venice Film Festival, Victor gives his first thoughts and impressions on the transcendent science fiction fantasy #Dune from director Denis Villeneuve. #DuneMovie hits theaters and HBO Max on October 22, 2021 Check out more

NEWS: RLJE Films and AMC+ acquire TIFF genre drama SILENT NIGHT, starring Keira Knightley & Annabelle Wallis

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RLJE Films has really been making a name for themselves with the genre releases the past few years. From the Sundance sensation Mandy starring Nicholas Cage, to cult hits like Psycho Goreman, an RLJE release tends to be news whenever

MOVIE REVIEW: PRISONERS OF THE GHOSTLAND is an anarchic post-apocalyptic melange of East meets West in Sion Sono’s English-language debut film

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Nicholas Cage channels Mad Max and Snake Plissken by way of Death Race 2000’s Frankenstein in this genre-bending, destined to be midnight favorite. When one thinks of filmmaker Sion Sono, one is reminded of his debut film, 2001’s Suicide Club,

[Fantasia 2021] Capsule Reviews; THE RIGHTEOUS (2021) and ALIEN ON STAGE (2021)

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This year’s Fantasia 2021 Film Festival has had a lot of diverse entries in various genres, here are two we particularly enjoyed THE RIGHTEOUS (2021) (*** of 5) – Though it stars two of the leads from 2019’s Satanic dark

VIDEO: The Lost Leonardo (2021) Film Review & Reaction | Art World Leonardo Da Vinci Documentary

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Victor reviews the new documentary The Lost Leonardo which deals with the controversy regarding Salvator Mundi, the painting of Jesus Christ purchased by Crown Prince MBS of Saudi Arabia for 450 million dollars Check out more reviews on our channels

MOVIE REVIEW: JAKOB’S WIFE (2021) serves as a great metaphor for change as empowerment

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Director Travis Stevens follow up to The Girl on the 3rd Floor serves as both a sendup of religious hypocrisy and uses the transformation into a monster as a way to address change and growth after a long term trauma

VIDEO: Marvel’s Eternals Final Trailer Reaction Video

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Victor reacts to the final Eternals trailer in this video. Does it look awesome, or is it another take on Marvel’s Inhumans TV show? Find out in this video. #eternals #marvelseternals #trailerreaction #reactionvideo

VIDEO: The Night House (2021) Film Review & Reaction

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Victor reviews The Night House, the new horror thriller from director David Bruckner starring Rebecca Hall. Director David Bruckner’s latest casts Rebecca Hall as a widow dealing with the sudden loss of her husband amidst a crisis of existential dread

NEWS: First Look at Amazon and Blumhouse’s WELCOME TO THE BLUMHOUSE, coming to Prime in October

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We are excited to share a first look at the latest installment of Amazon Prime Video’s “Welcome To The Blumhouse,” a series of unique, unsettling thrillers developed and produced with an eye towards original, diverse storytelling. Last year’s installments were

VIDEO: Marvel’s WHAT IF Episode 2 Spoilers Review & ALL Easter Egg Breakdown | Disney+ Animated Show

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WHAT IF … T’Challa Became Star Lord? Check out Victor’s LIVE reaction and review of Episode 2, Season 1 on Disney + in our second WHAT IF WATCH PARTY! We’ll answer any questions, plus giveaways once we hit 2600 subscribers!

VIDEO: Marvel’s WHAT IF Episode 2 Non-Spoiler Review & Reaction | Disney+ Animated Show T’Challa Star Lord

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Victor from Cult Following and Cult Classics gives a non-spoiler review of Episode 2 of Marvel’s What If? Check it out! “What If… ?” features fan-favorite characters, including Peggy Carter, T’Challa, Doctor Strange, Killmonger, Thor and more. The new series,

VIDEO: McFarlane Toys Justice League Batman & Superman Snyder Cut Action Figures | Toy Review & Unboxing

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Join Victor Moreno of CultFollowing as he does an action figure unboxing and toy review of the DC Multiverse McFarlane Toys 2021 Justice League Snyder Cut Superman Target exclusive action figure and the HTF Justice League Batman Figure. Check out

VIDEO: We Visited the REAL The Simpsons House in Las Vegas, Nevada | Cult Following #20

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D’oh! Back in 1997, Fox hired home-builder Kaufman & Broad to build an exact replica of The Simpsons house from the popular animated cartoon TV show as a high-profile contest giveaway in Henderson, Nevada. The winner refused the house and

MOVIE REVIEW: THE NIGHT HOUSE is a haunting portrayal of grief beneath a supernatural veneer

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Director David Bruckner’s latest casts Rebecca Hall as a widow dealing with the sudden loss of her husband amidst a crisis of existential dread in a tour de force performance. The power of grief can bring many emotions to the

[FANTASIA 2021] MOVIE REVIEW: HELLBENDER is a captivating supernaturally tinged coming of age tale

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Director Toby Moser and the Adams Family’s tale of a girl’s awakening to a world of witchcraft is one of the best films of the Fantasia 2021 Film Festival. The supernatural and witchcraft, in particular, have long been used as

[FANTASIA 2021] MOVIE REVIEW: WOODLANDS DARK AND DAYS BEWITCHED: A HISTORY OF FOLK HORROR is one of the best specialist horror documentaries you can experience.

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While you might dismiss Woodlands Dark and Days Bewitched as yet another digest capsule horror documentary, film historian and director Kier-La Janisse opens up the world of this particular film niche into something even a casual observer would want to