Quote of the Day: Rosenbaum on what ‘Cult-Film’ means Today

“One of the problems inherent in using the term “cult” within a contemporary context relating to film, either as a noun or as an adjective, is that it refers to various social structures that no longer exist, at least not in the ways that they once did. When indiscriminate moviegoing (as opposed to going to see particular films) was a routine everyday...

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Trailer: The Sound of My Voice

“I just feel like we are in over our heads.” “Yea, That’s investigative journalism.” Undercover reporters, cults, and possible time travelers abound in this indie drama/thriller. The Sound of My Voice not only turned some heads at 2011′s SXSW & 2012s Sundance, it stars indie science-fiction favourite Brit Marling...

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DVD Review: The Devils

Director: Ken Russell Screenplay: Ken Russell Based on the Play by: John Whiting And the Novel by: Aldous Huxley Starring: Vanessa Redgrave, Oliver Reed, Dudley Sutton, Gemma Jones, Max Adrian Producers: Ken Russell & Robert H. Solo Country: UK Running Time: 107 min Year: 1971 BBFC Certificate: 18 Sadly reaching the end of his life back in November, Ken...

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Trailer: Kill List

A film that polarized a good bunch of the Row Three (and The Substream) crowd at TIFF this year. Kill List is an odd beast, and while this trailer emphasizes the ominous, there is a fair bit of off-kilter British humour and crime/mystery all thrown together with a decidedly Wicker Man cult angle. Ben Wheatley (Down Terrace) is one of the most interesting genre...

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Friday One Sheet: Martha Marcy May Marlene Motion

I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with motion posters, but this one is clean, and gives you a bit of the mood of the upcoming Martha Marcy May Marlene, a film about a girl breaking free from a cult run by John Hawkes. The trailer (which features one of those 2d bar codes in a cult-like way) is tucked under the...

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