Category Archives: Drama

Cult Film Club Episode 36: Krush Groove!


This month the Cult Film Club is back (cue the title track from the Fat Boys Are Back) with a 1985 Hip Hop classic, Krush Groove!  This is a flick that has been on our list to cover since the outset of the show and we’re so happy to finally dip into the world of 80s

Cult Film Club Episode 34: Hedwig and the Angry Inch

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On this episode of the Cult Film Club Shawn, Jaime and Paxton dive stage-dive into the weird and wonderful world of Hedwig and the Angry Inch! Written, directed and starring John Cameron Mitchell with music by Stephen Trask, this modern musical masterpiece follows a young boy named Hansel as his world is turned upside down,

Cult Film Club Episode 30: Lady Snowblood!

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We’re finally back with a new episode of the Cult Film Club!  After a short hiatus for technical reasons, we’re back and we’re finally diving into Asian cinema as we cover the 1973 cult samurai classic Lady Snowblood! Join us as we discuss the film, the huge influence it had on the movie Kill Bill,

30 Things We LOVE About…Hackers!

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There are some films we cover here at the Cult Film Club that we really love, and others that we REALLY Freaking LOVE.  Hackers is undoubtedly one of the latter.  In fact we love this flick so much that we could have easily made this a list of 100 things we love about the flick,

Why Don’t These Exist?! Young Guns Novelizations

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It’s no secret that Paxton and I love the Young Guns flicks, I mean just give our double feature a listen (part 1 & part 2), but we share another deep seated love in common, movie novelizations!  Between the two of us I think we own like 90% of the novelizations and tie-ins published between

Cult Film Club Episode 25: Hackers

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Pax, Jaime and Shawn are back this month with the 25th episode of the Cult Film Club.  Since we’ve been sort of on a roll choosing some of our all time favorite flicks, we decided to cap that off with a look at the 1995 neo-noir flick, Hackers. Directed by Ian Softley, and starring Johnny

You’re in love with a….WTF?!?


While discussing Mannequin on the latest episode of the Cult Film Club we brought up the fact that in the 80s “unconventional” romances on film was sort of a thing.  You know, boy sculpts girl, boy gets fired for taking too long constructing girl, boy stumbles upon girl in a department store window, boy gets

Investigating the Young Sherlock Holmes novelization…


This past month it was my turn to pick the movie up for discussion on the show, and since we’re in the dead of winter and I just moved up to Maryland and am experiencing boatloads of snow firsthand I wanted to choose something that was sufficiently wintery. I landed on the 1986 flick Young

From the Archives…Starlog on YSH


As a guy who has his head buried in the 80s I probably spend an inordinate amount of time collecting old back issues of magazines like Cinemafantastique, Fangoria and Starlog.  I have a pretty extensive collection actually and love any excuse to go spelunking through the stacks looking for articles.  Since we decided to cover

Cult Film Club Episode 23: Young Sherlock Holmes

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On this episode of the Cult Film Club hosts Pax, Shawn and Jaime take a cue from the wintery season and break out an under-appreciated childhood favorite from 1985, Young Sherlock Holmes! Directed by Barry Levinson (Diner, Wag the Dog) and written by Chris Columbus (Harry Potter, Goonies, Home Alone), the film stars a cast