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NEWS: Check out the new SHOGUN ASSASSIN inspired RICK AND MORTY Short Film

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Hey guys, it has been a weird couple of weeks in the world and we have to admit its been hard finding reasons to post, especially with our future live events being canceled for a bit. But I think we’re

REVIEW: SWALLOW examines the idea of taking physical control over one’s self to escape the claustrophobic psychological horror of existential dread.

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Writer/director Carlo Mirabella-Davis’ unique feminist horror film examines the psychological damage from being forced to live as a trophy Stepford Wife versus the physical damage of the compulsive disorder used to make that burden palatable. In the past few years,

INTERVIEW: SWALLOW’S Carlo Mirabella-Davis: Film ‘needs to take us to uncomfortable and dangerous places.’

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Writer/director Carlo Mirabella-Davis delivers a very personal film steeped in genre flavor with his latest feature, Swallow; a long-gestating project inspired by family tragedy, but one that speaks to important social and cultural conversations happening now in the world of

REVIEW: THE BANKER shines a compelling light on the injustices placed on many in search of the American Dream.

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Directo George Nolfi leads a star-studded cast in this captivating true-life story of African-American entrepreneurs who hired a white frontman to enable them to succeed in the segregated worlds of banking and real estate of the ’60s. Period pictures have

PODCAST: Cult Following #97 – Our Favorite Scream Queens, Director Spotlight: Rob Zombie, Toy Fair 2020

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In this episode of Cult Following, Victor Moreno and Jasparino talk about their favorite scream queens and femme fatales in horror in recognition of Women in Horror Month, as well as some of their favorite female horror icons. Plus, they

PODCAST: THE FACE WITH TWO LEFT FEET (1979) – View & Spew Review

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Italian hijinks slapstick comedy of a reverse mistaken identity plotting to pass a local hotel prep-chef “Johnny” as SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER era John Travolta to the amusement of his co-workers/friends. The stakes are raised when the plans interfere between Johnny’s

REVIEW: VEROTIKA, Glenn Danzig’s ode to the classic horror anthology, suffers from a case of ambition over experience in execution.

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While Danzig’s influences in Italian horror are well-represented, Verotika is a largely overstuffed affair without a critical eye for the editing and direction necessary to elevate the overall concept. On one level, Glenn Danzig, music legend and well-known comic book

REVIEW: GUNS AKIMBO is balls to the wall fun.

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Samara Weaving and Daniel Radcliffe headline this insane living Fortnite game of a film that is equal parts Suicide Squad, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, Wanted, and American Ultra in an ultraviolent little package. You have to give props to

REVIEW: EXTRA ORDINARY is a fun and quirky supernaturally tinged comedy.

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Writer/Director team Mike Ahern and Enda Loughman channel the spirit of early Edgar Wright and Taika Waititi films in this endearing comedy about a failed ghosthunting medium turned driving school instructor. The Cornetto Trilogy by Edgar Wright is one of

REVIEW: THE INVISIBLE MAN is a compelling and modern take on the classic Universal Monster story.

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Writer/director Leigh Whannell provides a grounded take on the classic movie monster by juxtapozing it against the framework of a controlling & abusive relationship. Leigh Whannell may be most well-known as the co-creator of the juggernaut Saw horror franchise in

REVIEW: ALTERED CARBON Season 2 serves as an extended epilogue to Season 1, but offers little for new viewers

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If you enjoyed Season 1 of Netflix’s Altered Carbon, Season 2 serves as an extended coda for the final episode but offers little by way of the world-building & character studies of Season 2. I’ll be the first to say

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 – Inteview & 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, Interview & Q&A w/Kim Bailey & Charles Chiodo of KILLER KLOWNS FROM OUTER SPACE

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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