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10 New Movies that Deserve Cult Status

Cult movies go against the grain in a host of different ways. What makes them “cult” can be down to different and varied sets of criteria. One key aspect is devout fans. Plenty of films fail on release and find an audience much later on down the road. As US writer Armond White once sagely […]

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10 Extraordinary Cult Films From The 1970s

It is a universally acknowledged truth that the 1970s was the greatest decade for the movies. Okay, it’s not a universally acknowledged truth, but it should be. It was a time when Hollywood made films for grownups, and not just twelve-year-old boys, and the concept of the “cult movie” was born. The term “cult movie” […]

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Sofia Coppola’s 5 Greatest Scenes

Part lonely, dreamy girl, part Hollywood princess. This may be a rather obvious description of one of cinema’s modern visionaries, but the media love to portray Sofia Coppola as a naive young woman spoilt by her gilded LA upbringing. Her name has become a brand; a byword for cool, understated movies about bored privileged girls set to a […]

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Movies Special Feature

10 Films Destined For Cult Status

Cult movies rose as a phenomenon in the 1970s, thanks to the likes of Alejandro Jodorowsky’s “El Topo” (1970) and “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” (1975). A general cultural shift, too, in assessing the value of motion pictures ensured that certain movies picked up devout followers, and it didn’t matter if critics or the general […]