PODCAST: Cult Following #96 – THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT (1999)

PODCAST: Cult Following #96 – THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT (1999)

Cult Following returns after a year-long hiatus with hosts Victor Moreno and Jasparino coming back to talk about some of their favorite cult movies and news and updates in the world of More »

REVIEW: TIM BURTON’S LOST VEGAS at The Neon Museum brings the world of the director to life in a unique immersive experience

REVIEW: TIM BURTON’S LOST VEGAS at The Neon Museum brings the world of the director to life in a unique immersive experience

It goes without saying that Tim Burton is one of my all-time favorite film directors. The man’s work has transcended genre to become a genre in and of itself to the point More »

REVIEW: Richard Stanley’s COLOR OUT OF SPACE is an engrossing and immersive journey into the heart of madness.

REVIEW: Richard Stanley’s COLOR OUT OF SPACE is an engrossing and immersive journey into the heart of madness.

Solid performances and exemplary editing and cinematography elevate Stanley’s mid-budget film into a unique and artistic exploration of H.P. Lovecraft, albeit one with shades of films we’ve seen before. Much has been More »

PODCAST: Baby Ghost (1995) View & Spew Review

PODCAST: Baby Ghost (1995) View & Spew Review

A mischievous baby sea-monster is released from its enchanted entrapment to wreak havoc in an office building and annoy everyone – including the viewers. A movie made for kids that kids wouldn’t More »

PODCAST: STUNT ROCK (1980) View & Spew Review

PODCAST: STUNT ROCK (1980) View & Spew Review

STUNT ROCK (1980) is filled with stunts, rock n roll, wizards, demons, and a shrouded keyboardist. All the way from Down Under and into our hearts comes an ignite you on fire, More »

REVIEW: THE TWO POPES is an intriguing docudrama with two of the year’s best acting performances

REVIEW: THE TWO POPES is an intriguing docudrama with two of the year’s best acting performances

Fernando Meirelles’ examination of the papal legacy of Pope Benedict XVI (Anthony Hopkins) and the rise of Pope Francis (Jonathan Pryce) is simple yet enthralling, even if it does come close to More »

REVIEW: STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER plays to the fan-service choir in delivering a complacent finale to the Skywalker Saga.

REVIEW: STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER plays to the fan-service choir in delivering a complacent finale to the Skywalker Saga.

While J.J. Abrams’ film largely answers the questions set up in THE FORCE AWAKENS, he does so in a largely uneven film that seems largely designed to checkmark fan expectations while going More »

PODCAST: POWDER HEADS (1980) – View & Spew Review feat. special co-host Catherine Mary Stewart

PODCAST: POWDER HEADS (1980) – View & Spew Review feat. special co-host Catherine Mary Stewart

In this very special episode, we are joined by cult film legend Catherine Mary Stewart to discuss her 2nd film: ‘Powder Heads’ (1980). This low-budget ski-comedy from Canada comes with multiple warnings More »

REVIEW: BOMBSHELL tackles the early ramifications of #MeToo at Fox News Network, but struggles to find a relatable protagonist despite the subject matter.

REVIEW: BOMBSHELL tackles the early ramifications of #MeToo at Fox News Network, but struggles to find a relatable protagonist despite the subject matter.

Jay Roach’s dramatization of the rise and fall of Roger Ailes at Fox Network benefits from strong performances from Margot Robbie, Kate McKinnon, and an unrecognizable Charlize Theron using the template of More »

REVIEW: THE IRISHMAN is Scorsese’s captivating epilogue to his exploration of the life of the mafioso on film

REVIEW: THE IRISHMAN is Scorsese’s captivating epilogue to his exploration of the life of the mafioso on film

Taken along with GOODFELLAS and CASINO, THE IRISHMAN explores the melancholy and regret in the life of a former mob hitman set against the backdrop of the rise and fall of the More »

REVIEW: THE GOOD LIAR is an intriguing game of cat and mouse pitting Helen Mirren and Ian McKellan in a grift spanning decades.

REVIEW: THE GOOD LIAR is an intriguing game of cat and mouse pitting Helen Mirren and Ian McKellan in a grift spanning decades.

Helen Mirren and Ian McKellan are at the top of their game in this engaging film full of scams and grifting with a dark underside at the bottom. It goes largely without More »

REVIEW: Honey Boy offers an intimate and harrowing look at the dark side of fame as a child star.

REVIEW: Honey Boy offers an intimate and harrowing look at the dark side of fame as a child star.

Writer and actor Shia LaBeouf channels his youth as a child star and the contentious relationship he had with his father into a raw and affecting script and performance in this beautifully More »

 

REVIEW: DOLEMITE IS MY NAME is an enjoyable Ed Wood style dive into the world of blaxploitation films with a charismatic performance from Eddie Murphy at its heart.

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Eddie Murphy’s compelling turn as 70’s comedian Rudy Ray Moore is the spark of life at the center of this DISASTER ARTIST inspired dive into the world behind Moore’s persona and the making of 1975’s Dolemite. There’s something alluring about

REVIEW: Bong Joon Ho’s PARASITE is a compelling thriller that focuses on class division

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One of the year’s best films, Parasite evades easy pigeonholing into one genre and remains enthralling from start to finish. The issue of the haves versus the have nots is a theme that rears its head quite often when looking

REVIEW: Inventive and original, JOJO RABBIT showcases Taika Waititi’s unique voice with one of the year’s best films.

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Waititi’s “anti-hate satire” tells a charming and endearing coming of age story with a Calvin and Hobbes flavor, one where Hobbes is a sassy and anachronistic Adolph Hitler, in the final days of occupied Europe in WW2. Before Taika Waititi

ZOMBIELAND: DOUBLE TAP | MOVIE REVIEW

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  While I was excited for a sequel to this zombie comedy, I was cautiously optimistic about it coming together.  Comedy sequels in particular almost never hit the mark and it can be tough after a decade or two for actors

REVIEW: EL CAMINO: A BREAKING BAD MOVIE serves as a fitting capstone to the legacy of Breaking Bad

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Writer/Director Vince Gilligan delivers an epilogue to his classic series Breaking Bad with a feature focusing on Aaron Paul’s Jesse Pinkman that serves as a final visit to what made the series so engrossing. Fans of Breaking Bad were understandably

REVIEW: LUCY IN THE SKY is an intriguing genre mash that examines the existential imprisonment of a life lived too ordinary.

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Writer/Director Noah Hawley makes his feature directorial debut with an engaging existential dark comedy with hints of magical realism reminiscent of the early films of the Coen Brothers. In many ways, Noah Fawley’s directorial debut Lucy in the Sky has

GIVEAWAYS: Free Advanced Tickets to THE ADDAMS FAMILY in Tempe on 10/9!

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Snap your fingers twice, The Addams Family is coming back to the big screen in an all-new adventure this Halloween season and your friends at Cult and Fingerpaint Marketing want YOU to be the first to see it! We’ve got

REVIEW: Joker is a true achievement in a cinematic character study that reinvents the comic book film.

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Joaquin Phoenix owns the role of the titular Batman arch-nemesis in a work that pays strong homage to the New Hollywood auteur storytelling of 1970’s Hollywood and reinvents the way that comic book films can be adapted for the big

TRAILER – Check out the First Full Trailer for BIRDS OF PREY (AND THE FANTABULOUS EMANCIPATION OF ONE HARLEY QUINN)

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After seemingly forever (with one unofficial teaser and later another specifically for IT 2 that leaked online), the first official teaser trailer for BIRDS OF PREY (AND THE FANTABULOUS EMANCIPATION OF ONE HARLEY QUINN) has finally been released online. There’s

REVIEW: Satanic Panic slices up a good time in the vein of horror-comedies like Evil Dead 2 and Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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Director Chelsea Stardust’s follow-up to Hulu’s All That We Destroy is a quippy, low-budget throwback to practical 80’s horror effects with engaging female leads. 2019 has been a great year for fun throwback 80’s style-horror films with evil satanic cults

TRAILER: Danny returns to the Overlook Hotel in the final DOCTOR SLEEP Trailer!

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On the heels of the theatrical bow of IT CHAPTER TWO this past weekend, Warner Brothers have released the final theatrical trailer for director Mike Flanagan’s Doctor Sleep, the sequel to Stephen King’s The Shining, which leans heavily on Kubrick’s

REVIEW: PURE finishes off Hulu’s Into The Dark with a reframing of The Craft through the lense of Christian purity balls.

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Director Hannah McPherson delivers the final entry into Hulu and Blumhouse’s Into The Dark with an entry juxtaposing right-wing Christian fundamentalists with a mish-mash of The Craft and Carrie. Into the Dark, Hulu and Blumhouse’s monthly horror film series has

PODCAST: Horror Cult #4 – Folklore in Horror Film and Anthology Horror plus Scary Stories to Tell in The Dark

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In this episode of Horror Cult, Kirby and Victor discuss folklore in horror film. From Midsommar to Scary Stories to Tell in The Dark, its been a big year for anthology inspired horror and we delve deep into exploring that

REVIEW: HAIL SATAN? is an interesting look at the grassroots political beginnings of The Satanic Temple, but borders on hagiography.

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Director Penny Lane’s slickly produced look at the humble beginning and growth of The Satanic Temple is interesting and worth a watch but wanders in looking for a focus and dances on the thin border of being a hagiographic puff

REVIEW: OFFICIAL SECRETS is an engrossing look at the accountability of government and its actions to its citizenry.

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Director Gavin Hood delivers a taught and gripping political drama that raises the question of how far should a government go in justifying actions in service of its allies against the legality of those actions to its people. Ever since

TRAILERS: Check out the First Official Teaser for BIRDS OF PREY AND THE FANTABULOUS EMANCIPATION OF ONE HARLEY QUINN!

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The award for 2020’s longest film title is sure to be a short one with DC/WB’s upcoming Harley Quinn spinoff BIRDS OF PREY AND THE FANTABULOUS EMANCIPATION OF ONE HARLEY QUINN hitting screens next February. We’ve got our first official

REVIEW: IT CHAPTER TWO serves up a fitting capstone for the IT saga, while shedding a light on the true horrors of the modern world.

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Andy Muschietti’s follow up to 2017’s It brings the Loser’s Club and Pennywise The Dancing Clown 27 years forward into the modern-day while also showcasing that some of the darkest things to fear in the modern world aren’t of the

PODCAST: Savage Beards #1 – Cool Cat Kids Superhero (2018)

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This episode the View & Spew gang assume their new personas as the Savage Beards and explore the work of Derek Savage and his children’s film COOL CAT: KID’S SUPERHERO. A collection of dramatized safety tips from a giant orange