Category Archives: Exploitation

Cult Film Club Podcast Episode #2: Talking Cult, Part 1

Episode 2 Cult Talk

Paxton, Jaime and Shawn are back with the second meet-up of the Cult Film Club.  For this episode we decided to side-step a discussion of a particular film in lieu of talking about cult movies as a genre.  We attempt to break down what makes a film “cult” (is it the content, the audience, or

One last look at The Wraith

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Rounding out our coverage of this month’s 1st Cult Film Club movie pick, The Wraith, I thought it would be fun to share some of the background research we used when putting the show together, as well as taking one more look at the badass Dodge M4S Turbo Interceptor… Inspired by the Porsche 962, this

Newspaper ad for The Wraith (1986)


Back on November 28, 1986, this ad was published in The Deseret News for The Wraith. How could the people in the sleepy town of Salt Lake City know what awesome-ness lay within? And why isn’t the CAR on the ad?

Cult Film Club Podcast Episode #1: The Wraith

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For the inaugural meeting of the Cult Film Club, Paxton, Jaime, and Shawn convene to watch and discuss the 1986 sci-fi, western, carsploitation flick, The Wraith. Directed by Mike Marvin, The Wraith stars Charlie Sheen, Randy Quaid, Clint Howard, Sherilyn Fenn, Nick Cassevetes, Matthew Barry, and more importantly, the $1.5m Dodge M4S Turbo Interceptor. Plot