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FILM REVIEW: ANTEBELLUM strives to be GET OUT, but the cosplay comes up short.

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Despite hosting a commanding screen presence from Janelle Monae, the feature debut from writer/directors Gerard Bush and Christopher Renz doesn’t really say anything much about race & prejudice except give us a greatest hits melody of its horrors minus any

FILM REVIEW: NAIL IN THE COFFIN: The Fall and Rise of Vampiro covers the highs and lows of balancing a life as a career professional wrestler with fatherhood

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Director Michael Paszt chronicles the crazy rock and roll luchador life of Ian Hodgkinson, a man who became an international wrestling icon known as Vampiro in his youth, but now struggles with injuries from his glory days and a frayed

(FANTASIA 2020) FILM REVIEW: DOPPELBANGER is an interesting vignette on the value of human interaction set in the world of sex work.

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Writer/director Sofian Khan’s black and white stylized short serves up a potential future where the gig economy leads to people using their robotic clones as sex workers and the consequences that entail. If the year 2020 has taught human beings

FILM REVIEW: Christopher Nolan’s TENET: The hype is real.

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Christopher Nolan’s high-concept science-fiction spy thriller delivers on all cylinders with exemplary performances from John David Washington and Kenneth Branagh that anchor the heady epic. There are very few modern filmmakers who can command the title of film auteur; a

(FANTASIA 2020) FILM REVIEW: HAIL TO THE DEADITES is a love letter about the positive aspects of fandom.

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Director Steve Villeneuve’s documentary examines the fan culture and appreciation for the Sam Raimi EVIL DEAD film series but finds a lot of heart in appreciation for the gore-soaked horror classics. I think most people have a favorite film. A

(FANTASIA 2020) FILM REVIEW: CHANGELING conjures up a mother’s darkest fears in the flesh.

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Director Faye Jackson’s horror short channels up a mother’s deepest fears about being a parent to an unsettling end. Oftentimes, the best film shorts are the ones that successfully manage to get an idea or feeling across as simply as

(FANTASIA 2020) FILM REVIEW: CRAZY SAMURAI MUSASHI is a 77-minute long one-take samurai showdown powered by the charisma of it’s leading man.

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Director Yûji Shimomura crafts this largely one-cut film experiment based on legendary Japanese swordman Musashi completely around the talent and on-screen charisma of it’s lead, cult film hero Tak Sakaguchi (Versus) and it delivers a unique experience. Last year, one

(FANTASIA 2020) FILM REVIEW: YOU CANNOT KILL DAVID ARQUETTE explores the real need to belong in a world of make-believe

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Directors David Darg and Price James take a personal dive into the world of actor-turned-wrestler David Arquette and look at what it means to feel a part of a countercultural scene. It’s a dark and barren background. In the distance,

REVIEW: BILL AND TED FACE THE MUSIC is an enjoyable nostalgia-driven comedy swan-song for the iconic 80s duo.

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Writers Ed Solomon and Chris Matheson, along with director Dean Parisot, close out the big-screen trilogy 30 years in the making with a fun film that examines the ties that bind in love and friendship in this humourous finale with

COLLECTIBLES: New GOLD LABEL DC Multiverse Batman Figure by Todd McFarlane Revealed!

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Legendary Artist Todd McFarlane Designs Brand New Batman™ Action Figure Introduces New McFarlane Gold Label Collection Series Tempe, Ariz., August 24, 2020– Todd McFarlane, one of the most iconic comic book artists of the late 20th century, has unveiled a brand-new

NEWS: WELCOME TO THE BLUMHOUSE invites terror into Amazon Prime in October!

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Blumhouse is one of our favorite genre powerhouses and we’re excited to hear that they’ve partnered with Prime on a new anthology film series. We are excited to share a first look at Amazon Prime Video’s “Welcome To The Blumhouse”,

TRAILER: Fantasia 2020: UNDERGODS World Premiere – Check out the trailer!

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We’re really excited to be covering the Fantasia Film Festical at the end of August. One of the films we have our eye on is UNDERGODS, which sports a brilliant cast and really seems grabbing. Check out the trailer below!

TRAILER: NAIL IN THE COFFIN: The Fall and Rise of Vampiro covers the highs and lows of being a career professional wrestler

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It’s no secret the folks at Cult are big fans of the squared circle and the colorful personalities that populate its rope-bound walls. One of the most colorful stars of WCW in the late 90’s was Vampiro, a punk rock,

NEWS: U.S. Genre Film Festivals Announce Collective Virtual Event, NIGHTSTREAM

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I know a lot of us have been missing the horror film festival scene. Your friends at Cult will be covering a lot of upcoming virtual film fests and here’s another one that is right up our alley in October!

MOVIE REVIEW: SHE DIES TOMORROW is a timely dark comedy where a contagious sense of impending death is an unstoppable pandemic

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Writer/director Amy Seimetz strikes a timely note in this time of pandemic with this tale of contagious existential ennui. Amy (Kate Lyn Sheil) is going to die tomorrow. She just feels it. It’s in her bones. Nothing matters cuz there

REVIEW: THE RENTAL delivers quality tension and genuine scares.

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First-time director Dave Franco delivers a deftly made thriller based on both the horror of the unknown and the emotional toll of blackmail with this excellent genre debut. There’s a special kind of trepidation that comes upon you when deciding

NEWS: SDCC 2020 #ComicConAtHome Movie Action Figure Reveals for 7/23 & 7/24

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Hi guys, Usually this is the happiest time of the year for movie and pop culture geeks as San Diego Comic-Con is typically in full-swing. However, we’re living in the time of Covid-19 and with a worldwide pandemic, we can’t

SALE: Save 25% Off ALL Orders Through July 31st as part of Our Super Savings Extravaganza!

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Holy Super Sale! Its Comic-Con at Home Week and were adding lots of great savings to our Cult Classics Etsy shop at ! Enter code SUPERHERO at checkout and save 25% on your order, with all orders over $35

SALE: Our SUMMER SLASHER SALE is Extended through to 7/19! Save 25% on Orders – FREE SHIPPING with Orders Over $35!

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Hey guys! Our Summer Clearance Sale has been extended through to 7/19! THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT ON OUR BIGGEST SALE EVER! Build up your collection of movie art with Cult Classics this 4th of July weekend with our annual SUMMER

MOVIE REVIEW: PALM SPRINGS is the hilarious comedic take on the ennui of a repetitive existence that we deserve right now.

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The Lonely Island’s Andy Samberg and How I Met Your Mother’s Cristin Milioti star in this hilarious and timely comedy that’s one part GroundHog Day Meets 50 First Dates premiering on Hulu July 10th. I’m a fan of The Lonely