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30 Things we LOVE about…The Last Dragon!

We here at the Cult Film Club we love movies…TO DEATH, and we thought it would be fun when we tackling a flick, to break down the 30 things we REALLY love More »

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Cult Film Club Episode 14: The Last Dragon

Welcome back to the clubhouse for another episode of the Cult Film Club! On this episode hosts Jaime, Pax and Shawn take on Berry Gordy’s The Last Dragon. Who’s the Master?  SHONUFF!  More »

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7 Favorite Ascot-Wearing Villains

Villains come with many quirks; megalomania, sociopath, obsessive compulsiveness.  You name it, there’s some villain with that attribute.  One of the more fun type of villains is one that is a fancy More »

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More Awesome Unofficial Trilogies

Earlier this week, Shawn revealed several “unofficial movie trilogies” featuring three or more movies that were, if not technically linked, were thematically linked. This is a topic Shawn and I have discussed More »

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Unofficial Trilogies are Officially Awesome

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 More »

Cult Film Club Episode 11: Troll 2 & Best Worst Movie

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The Cult Film Club is back with our first Halloween episode where Paxton, Jaime and Shawn tackle the cult horror phenomenon that is Troll 2!  None of the hosts saw this movie before we watched it for the show, so does it live up to the hype?  In addition to discussion of the flick we

Cult Film Club Episode 10: Miami Connection

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In this episode of the Cult Film Club Pax, Jaime and Shawn take a metaphorical road trip both back in time and down to central Florida to see the almost lost cult classic, Miami Connection. We rock out with the heroic taekwondo band Dragon Sound, go into berserker rages while fighting drug dealing ninjas, and

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

The Karate Kid Part III movie ad from 1989

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The Karate Kid Part III was released on June 30, 1989. This is what a typical advertisement for the movie would have looked like in your local paper.  You can see an ad for Star Trek V: The Final Frontier below it. This particular weekend, June 30-July 2, was exactly one week after the June 23

Cult Film Club Episode 8: Karate Kid 3!

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This time on the Cult Film Club, Jaime, Paxton and Shawn tackle their first sequel, the incomparable and sometimes incoherent Karate Kid 3.  Daniel Larusso, having already won the All Valley Karate Tournament against a high school bully, a death match against the chosen Chozen, and lost two ultimate loves of his life can do

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

Top Five Naked Fight Scenes!

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So far this year has been not unlike a series of Liu Kang chicken kicks to my face, but I’ve finally rebounded and am looking to push back and do some crotch punching of my own! To kick this off (pun fully intended), and to celebrate, um, fighting (well we did cover Mortal Kombat this

Cult Film Club Episode 7: Mortal Kombat!

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In Episode 7 of the Cult Film Club, hosts Jaime, Paxton and Shawn are traveling to the realm of Outworld to do battle with Shang Sung, Goro, and Kano while watching the 1995 martial arts flick Mortal Kombat!  Starring Christopher Lambert, Robin Shou, Bridgette Wilson, and Linden Ashby, this flick was adapted from the hyper

Zapped! newspaper ad

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Zapped! opened in theaters on July 23, 1982. Hidden deep inside your local movie section that summer, the advertisement for Zapped! looked like this. Other movies showing in theaters at that time included Annie, The World According to Garp, The Secret of Nimh, Firefox, Rocky III, Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, ET and Young Doctors

Talking about 80s cult geek transformation movies

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This week the Cult Film Club discusses the 1982 movie Zapped! While this movie is mostly a parody of other popular movies at the time (Carrie, Porky’s, Exorcist) it is also what I like to call a “geek transformation” movie. In the movie, the lead character, who could be described as a “geek” or “nerd”, is