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EVENTS: Phoenix! Tour a real-life museum of artifacts from the Conjuring Universe with the “Annabelle Comes Home Artifact Tour” on 6/22 & 6/23!

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Get ready for Annabelle to possess you on the Artifact Room Tour when she and her spirited friends arrive in Phoenix! One of my favorite events I’ve attended in the past year was the “I Like Scary Movies” Experience in

TRAILERS: Check out the Final Trailers for each episode of Black Mirror Season 5!

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We’re really excited that Black Mirror is on its way back to our Netflix screens. As much as many loved Bandersnatch, it did seem more like a choose your own adventure game than an actual episode. Now we’ve got the

TRAILER: Check out the trailer debut for the latest DC Animated feature BATMAN: HUSH

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When it comes down to seminal Batman stories of the past decade, it doesn’t get more iconic than Jeph Loeb and Jim Lee’s seminal Hush storyline running through the BATMAN monthly comic book where Batman faced all his most iconic

TRAILER: Check out the new poster and trailer for Ari Aster’s MIDSOMMAR

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It’s no secret that the crew at Cult Following are all big fans of Ari Aster. Hereditary made it onto most of our Top 10 of 2018 lists, and it was Kirby’s 1 pick of the year overall as Best

TRAILER: Check out the first trailer for Disney’s MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL, in theaters October 18th!

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While some of Disney’s live-action adaptations of their vast library of animated features haven’t been as solid as others, we’re big fans of Angelina Jolie as the wicked Maleficent from Sleeping Beauty. The original Maleficent worked really well as a

‘Get Out’ – Secrets, Easter eggs and References from Jordan Peele’s Commentary

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We are currently halfway through 2017 and ‘Get Out’ is still my favorite film of the year. It has remained consistently fascinating and re-watchable. I saw it four times in theaters. I love it. Judging from the 99% fresh rating

Beyond Fest returns to Los Angeles with the best genre lineup you’ll see in 2016

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It’s no secret the Cult Classics and Cult Following crew are a big fan of Los Angeles’ annual Beyond Fest genre film festival. Held annually every year at the American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theater , Beyond Fest is the

Enchantress & Incubus: Understanding the Villains of Suicide Squad

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Walking out of Suicide Squad, many viewers may be asking who exactly Incubus is and what is his connection to Enchantress? We take a look at these characters and explain what their backstory is and how it ties into Suicide

New Horror Home Video Label REEL GORE launching from the people behind Cult Epics

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We at Cult Following are pretty big fans of Cult Epics. Nico B. has put out a ton of movies that are just weird and mesmerizing and wouldn’t have a home if they didn’t have a disributor with Nico’s unique

Free Advanced Movie Screening of CRIMINAL in Albuquerque, NM on April 12th at 7pm!

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Hey Albuquerque! Your friends at Cult Classics want you to see an advanced screening of the new sci-fi film CRIMINAL on Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 at the Regal Winrock at 7pm. Here’s the synopsis and trailer! The story of the

The Batman v. Superman Dawn of Justice ‘Knightmare’ Sequence: Understanding What It Means

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We help you understand the imagery and importance of this esoteric sequence in Batman v. Superman Dawn of Justice. Why its not a dream and its greater importance to the future of the DC Cinematic Universe and what it actually

Video Paradise: A Bygone Era

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After 25 years in business, Chandler video store Video Paradise is closing on Friday Jan 29th. I had to drop by and pay my respects and pick over the carcass like a movie hyena. The good people working there said

Upcoming Cult and Genre Releases for January 2016 from our friends at Mill Creek

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The new year is upon us and that means new genre releases for 2016 are on the horizon! Our friends at Mill Creek Entertainment sent us word on some cool titles they have coming out in the cult/genre/nostalgia vein this

Cult Following’s Favorite New Year’s Eve Movies for New Year’s Eve 2016

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We’re celebrating the end of 2015 by recommending a few fabulous New Year movies. My criteria required that New Years was PIVOTAL to the movie, not a scene on New Year’s.

Holiday Horror: The Bloody Best!

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Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Kwazy Kwanzaa, a tip top Tet and a solemn dignified Ramadan everyone! Below is a list of classic Christmas films that are basically the bedrock of the holiday horror subgenre, which has easily been the most

NINJA BUSTERS and TRAILER TRAUMA bust out from niche screenings courtesy of new boutique release from Garagehouse Pictures

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The folks at Cult Following are always a sucker for a grass roots success story – especially one involving a longtime film programmer going the route of film distributor to share one of those amazing WTF discoveries they’ve screened for

Cult Following’s Favorite TV Christmas Episodes

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“So-Called Angels” – My So-Called Life (1994-1995) A staple of 90s angst was the story of wistful Angela (Claire Danes) and her best friend Rayanne (A.J. Langer), along with gay teen Rickie (Wilson Cruz), making their way through the trials

Our Favorite Top 10 Non-Christmas Christmas Movies

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It’ll be the 25th of December in a few days and as 2015 draws to a close for Cult Classics, we start to think of Top 10 lists. And on Christmas, we think of the standard fare for the Holiday;

Cult Following’s Favorite Quirky Holiday Films

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Welcome to the HOLIDAYS at Cult Following. I present to you my personal recommendations for favorite Holiday movies & TV specials. The common denominator is quirky lead/ensemble. Scrooged. Bill ‘F’ing’ Murray is the classic Ebenezer Scrooge. In this universe he’s

Cult Following presents our Top 5 Favorite Space Comedies

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Hey guys! We’re about 2 weeks away from seeing Cult Classics AZ present Spaceballs on the big screen. To reflect on that occasion, we wanted to take a look back and explore some of our favorite Sci-Fi Space Comedies! The