Category Archives: Romance

Cult Film Club Episode 20: Streets of Fire

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We’re back with a brand spanking new episode of the Cult Film Club this week, where we collectively crap our pants over the awesomness that is Walter Hill’s “rock & roll fable” from 1984, STREETS OF FIRE! Though a commercial and critical failure, this high-concept action/drama is a stylystic wonder that blends together different decades,

Unofficial Trilogies are Officially Awesome

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If growing up in the 80s taught me anything it was that any film that was even moderately successful deserved a sequel, and the only thing better than a sequel was a full blown trilogy.  There’s something magical (in the unicorn and rainbow kind of way) about the movie trilogy format that I can’t quite

Cult Film Club Episode 12: Better Off Dead

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The holidays are here! Between all the last-minute shoppping, awful Christmas songs, dealing with your crazy relatives and their unwanted fruitcake advances, you may as well be Better Off Dead. In this 1985 film directed by Savage Steve Holland, life pretty much sucks for Lane Meyer (John Cusack) whose girlfriend, the beautiful Beth, dumps him

Cult Film Club Episode 9: Zero Effect

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The Cult Film Club is proud to cap off the Summer 2013 TAG Network crossover event by inviting our first guests, two awesome Classic Film Jerks, into the clubhouse to discuss the 1998 neo-noir flick Zero Effect!  We were graciously invited onto the CFJ show last week to discuss The Maltese Falcon, and so when

Spiritual Trilogies…

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Sometimes I feel like I have a weird way of grouping movies together in my head.  This process tends to spill over into my DVD organization, as well as into what movies I’ll group together and watch when I’m in the mood for a film marathon.  What’s a little weird about this process is that

Cult Film Club Episode 6: Zapped!

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In Episode 6 of the Cult Film Club, hosts Paxton, Jaime and Shawn will be will be tackling the 1982 Bob Rosenthal teen sex comedy Zapped!  Starring the future Charles in Charge power couple Scott Baio and Willie Ames, the film focuses on a nerdy senior named Barney who accidentally unlocks the power of telekinesis

Cult Film Club Podcast Episode 5: Harold and Maude

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On Episode 5 of the Cult Film Club, hosts Jaime, Paxton and Shawn are changing things up a bit by talking about the 1971 bleak romantic comedy Harold and Maude… Directed by Hal Ashby (The Last Detail, Coming Home, Being There) and starring Ruth Gordon (Adam’s Rib, Rosemary’s Baby) and Bud Cort (Brewster McCloud, M*A*S*H),