Archive for January, 2010

Ask Scorsese and DiCaprio a question about Shutter Island

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010 by Sterf -

Ask Scorsese and DiCaprio a question about Shutter Island   scorsese dicaprio shutterisland 104x120 news If you’re interested in the new Scorsese film Shutter Island coming out next month, here’s your chance to ask a question to Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio about it. You’ll have to use Twitter but it seems everyone and their dog has an account nowadays so that probably won’t be a problem. Just use the hashtags #AskLeo or #AskScorsese and ask your question.

Friday the five best questions will be selected by Paramount and, ofcourse, answered by DiCaprio and Scorsese. Only a few days left, so get to asking your questions.

Bloody Moon

Monday, January 4th, 2010 by shuizmz -

Bloody Moon   BloodyMoon Keyart severin 85x120 reviews horror Director: Jess Franco
Writer: Erich Tomek
Release year: 1981
German Title: Die Säge des Todes

If only every slasher film had a stone mill saw at its disposal.

A boarding school is plagued by grisly murders. Cult director Jess Franco, with his inimitable ways of poor or artistic taste – you be the judge of that – gives us his take on the late 70′s/early 80′s whodunit slasher format.


Dead People

Sunday, January 31st, 2010 by Sterf -

Dead People    MessiahofEvil 73x120 full length movies Director: Willard Huyck
Writers: Willard Huyck, Gloria Katz
Release year: 1973
A.k.a.: Messiah of Evil

In order to live, they will take you one by one … and no one will hear you scream!

A woman in search of her father arrives in a strange town with the help of his increasingly disturbing letters.  I won’t spoil anything by saying this is a zombie film, but it’s not your run of the mill fast-paced zombie horror either. But that isn’t a bad thing.


Reviewers / Contributors wanted

Sunday, January 24th, 2010 by Sterf -

Reviewers / Contributors wanted   reviewers 92x120 news Just so you know, we are always looking for quality reviewers / contributers here at Cult Reviews. Not only reviews but someone to take care of this very News section. Other new ideas are always welcomed too of course.

Or as I said a few months ago:

We are looking for new contributors to the site. Whatever your interests, 80′s slashers, 50′s science fiction, 20′s silent movies, more recent cult movies, saucy exploitation, groovy blaxploitation, horribly overdubbed giallo, arty-farty european movies, dwarfsploitation, cult music,… As long as it has some cult-vibe.

It doesn’t have to be reviews either, if you have some great idea please enlighten and join us. Things like our shock endings, specials about the use of phallic spaceships in fifties sci-fi, the most horrible death-scenes, most violent head explosions, use of the occult in horror, strangest use for a piece of fruit award,… You get the picture.

Sign up now for fame and glory!

If you’re interested, please contact us or reply to this post.

The Howl

Sunday, January 24th, 2010 by shuizmz -

The Howl   lurlo 82x120 reviews drama Director: Tinto Brass
Writer: Tinto Brass, Gian Carlo Fusco, Franco Longo and Gigi Proietti
Release year: 1970
Italian title: L’Urlo

Interesting to watch.

Director Tinto Brass has created a film that I will never, to my last dying breath, ever understand. This is pegged as a “surreal cult classic” and it most surely was surreal and has enough bizarre and incredibly sensational scenes full of artistic shots. In addition, a warped scenario featuring random mind-fuck sets in which I truly had no idea what the hell was going on. Seriously, Brass himself could explain each scene as I viewed it and I would still never “get it”.