cult film


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cult film

A film that has a passionate fan base despite lacking critical acclaim, box office success, and/or mainstream interest. The Rocky Horror Picture Show, The Big Lebowski, and Plan 9 from Outer Space are often cited as examples of cult films. A lot of cult films are considered to be "so bad they're good."
See also: cult, film
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"Gummo", directed by Harmony Korine, is considered a cult film dedicated for adults however it has gained popularity among the cult-productions fan base.
The evening culminated with a 1970s-style party and barbecue, left, with the Jameson Cult Film Club putting on a digitally remastered screening of the horror classic for cult film fans.
Patti Cake$ 15, 109mins, opens Friday THIS charming cult film about a "plus-size" white girl from New Jersey trying to become a rich and successful rapper is being compared to movies such as 8 Mile and Hustle & Flow.
John Travolta and Samuel L Jackson star in the cult film FESTIVE LAUNCH Stockton Sparkles CHRISTMAS arrives in Stockton on Thursday when the town celebrates the launch of Stockton Sparkles 2016.
Exclusively available at Phoenix Comicon, the series chronicles his life in Hollywood, as well as experiences working on the cult film, "The Room." Issue 4 will be released for Comicon attendees before a national release of the comic book at a later date.
Second was Reading From Behind: A Cultural History of the Anus, and third was Transvestite Vampire Biker Nuns from Outer Space: A Consideration of Cult Film. They were chosen in the annual Diagram Prize for the Oddest Book Title of the Year organised by The Bookseller.
James Wharton celebrates the region s record of hosting Hollywood blockbusters and cult film classics.The spectacular scenery and historic settings of the North have all the makings of a movie powerhouse, according to James Wharton, who today (13 November 2015) celebrates the region s record of hosting Hollywood blockbusters and cult film classics.
It also ruminates on the peculiar synergy of a cult film depicting a subculture that itself resembles a cult, with Glynn characterising the film as 'a cult film that dares to explore the dangers in being part of a cult; it is a Mod film that points out the potential mindlessness of Mod' (p.
Incorgnito Publishing Press (publisher of The Chronicles of Ara series) has just signed martial artist and cult film legend Taimak to present his autobiography, Taimak, The Last Dragon.
West Midlands Police's official Twitter feed used the phrase "Hey You Guys" - made famous by the 1985 cult film - alongside a picture of suspected offender Louis Barnett.
1985 The cult film The Breakfast Club was a new release.
) FARGO C4 9pm The sinister small town drama, adapted from the cult film, continues.
Opens Wednesday THE STARS Vin Diesel, Katee Sackhoff THE VERDICT Diesel gets to snarl and be pretty much indestructible as he reprises his role of futuristic bad-boy outlaw Riddick in this second sequel to cult film Pitch Black.
7 BRAD originally auditioned for the leading role in the cult film Heathers but the producers thought he was too wholesome and the role instead went to Christian Slater.
The collection celebrates heroines and 'anti-heroes' including rock singers, cult film classics and other cultural icons who challenged the status quo.