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Cult Movies

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What could Mad Max and The Rocky Horror Picture Show possibly have in common? They share an undeniable cult status; they are films that moviegoers see again and again. Here, the author examines 100 all-time favorites to discover their particular appeal.
Paperback, 416 pages
Published October 15th 1981 by Delta
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Piper Gottschalk
Aug 20, 2015 Piper Gottschalk rated it it was amazing
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I received a digital copy to review from netgalley. This is my honest opinion.

I read this along with Danny Peary's Cult horror films book. I really enjoyed both of them! He chooses films from a wide variety of time periods. Each film listed includes release information, photos, an in depth synopsis an essay from the author. Most are films I already enjoy, so his essays were a lot of fun for me to read. I was happy to find and be reminded in some cases, of movies I have yet to watch. For me perso
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TrumanCoyote
Mar 26, 2013 TrumanCoyote rated it it was ok
The main reason I bought this was for the synopses (of lots of films I've never seen); but instead of heaps o' Fascinating Film Fax all I get is One Man's Opinion. The usual critical bushwa combined with trendy sanctimonious folderol re women and minorities. The world is full of sensitive souls--sensitive except to anyone who doesn't want to toe their line. His thoughts on sex are particularly dumb; he's one of these guys who can go and see any piece of trash as long as he talks himself into how ...more
Chris
Jan 04, 2011 Chris rated it it was amazing
A must for Cult Movie buffs
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