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Cult Film Club Episode 39: The Nightmare Before Christmas

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This month on Cult Film Club extends our winter/Christmas-y festivities as Jaime Shawn and Pax talk about Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas from 1993.  Diving into our first animated film on the CFC, we figured it would be best to start out with something weird, odd, and twisted, an though it’s a beloved holiday

Cult Film Club Episode 38: Return To Oz

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Welcome back to the Cult Film Club.  For this winter season we thought it would be a great time to break into the genre of kid’s fantasy by taking a look at the 1985 bonkers Disney flick, Return to Oz!  Seriously, on what level is this movie not batshit insane?  Between the archaic shock treatment

Cult Film Club Episode 37: The Monster Squad

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Shawn, Jaime and Pax are back this month with a very special Halloween episode!  This time on the Cult Film Club we dive into one of Shawn’s all time favorite films, Fred Dekker’s 1987 magnum opus, The Monster Squad! In this episode we talk about the film, the cast, the awesome music by Michael Sembello

Cult Film Club Episode 36: Krush Groove!

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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 35: Nice Girls Don’t Explode

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Jaime, Paxton, and Shawn are back with another episode of the Cult Film Club, this time taking a look at one of the most obscure movies we’ve ever covered, Nice Girls Don’t Explode from 1987. Starring the queen of the nerdy 80s girls, Michelle Meyrink (Revenge of the Nerds, Real Genius, Joy of Sex), the

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,

Cult Film Club Episode 29: Mad Max Trilogy!

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This month on the Cult Film Club, hosts Paxton, Jaime and Shawn gear up for a fuel-injected podcast crossover of post-apocalyptic proportions as they welcome the Nerd Lunch crew into the clubhouse to talk about all three films in the original Mad Max trilogy! We stripped down the extras a bit to make way for

Cult Film Club Episode 27: The People Under the Stairs

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In episode 27 of the Cult Film Club hosts Jaime, Paxton and Shawn dip their toes back into the horror genre to cover the batshit crazy 1991 Wes Craven ghetto adventure classic The People Under the Stairs! We talk about the insane plot, how horror in the 90s invaded the ghetto, the actors (Everett McGill,

Cult Film Club favorites finally coming to Blu-Ray!

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One of the aspects that I love about working on the Cult Film Club is the research I assign myself before we tackle a new movie on the show.  For one, I really love rewatching the flicks I’ve seen before, but for each episode I tend to watch the movie we’re covering at least two-three