Tag Archives: Eighties

Cult Film Club Episode 40: Gleaming the Cube

On this episode of the Cult Film Club, Shawn, Jaime and Pax break out their Powell/Peralta skateboards and do some pool shredding while discussing the 1989 flick Gleaming the Cube. Starring Christian Slater, the movie is a mix of skating action wrapped around a mid-80s-era Cannon Asian crime drama.  Weird, but so worth the viewing,

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 28: Repo Man!

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In episode 28 of the Cult Film Club, hosts Paxton, Shawn and Jaime finally tackle one of the most quintessential cult films of the past 30 years, 1984′s Repo Man! Directed by outsider auteur Alex Cox, Repo Man centers on semi-nihilistic punk Otto (Emilio Estevez) who is reluctantly recruited into the seedy world of car

List vs List vs List: Cult Film Club’s Top 15 Movie Hackers

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Since the Cult Film Club just covered 1995′s Hackers, we thought this would be the perfect opportunity to explore some of our favorite silver screen computer geniuses.  We each narrowed our favorites down to a list of five and we’re pitting them against each other like that time when Acid Burn and Crash Override clashed

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

30 Things We Love About…RAD!

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Whether it’s taking peg rides on the back of your brothers BMX bike, amazing Thriller-inspired jumpsuits, or breathtaking bicycle boogie dance sequences, there is a ton of stuff to love about the movie Rad.  Here’s a list of the 30 Things We LOVE About it…

This Ad is RAD

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So we talked a lot on the most recent CFC episode about how the movie Rad was never really released to the public.  Though there was a laser disc issued for the flick, most people who saw it did so via the VHS release back in September of 1986.  These cassettes were sold directly to

Cult Film Club Episode 16: Rad!

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On this episode of the Cult Film Club hosts Shawn, Pax and Jaime feel the Thunder in our Hearts as we Break The Ice, and break out our BMX bikes doing bunny hops and frame jumps. We’re talking about the classic 1986 sportsploitation flick Rad starring Bill Allen, Talia Shire, Lori Loughlin, Bart Connors, Jack

Top 15 Cult Film T-Shirts and a Contest!

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**UPDATE**  Just wanted to update everyone with the winner of the CFC/Found Item T-Shirt contest, Congrats go to Todd R of Junkfed! Here at the Cult Film Club we spend a lot of time thinking about the fun aspects film and paying attention to the little details, like fashion in the flicks we adore.  Whether