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10 Really Bad Movies that Define “Bad Movies”

Yesterday I linked a story about the movie The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure. The children’s film opened last weekend in 2,160 theaters, and earned less than half a million dollars on its opening weekend. That means it only made $206 per theater, a record low for a movie in wide release (more than [...]

Artwork Featuring The Hit Movies From 1988

Artist Andrew Wilson created this colorful and incredibly detailed illustration dedicated to the hit movies that came out in 1988, appropirately enough for the Gallery 1988’s show called Crazy 4 Cult 6. A lot of great movies came out in 1988, which one of the flicks pictured above is your favorite? Link  –via GeekTyrant

Are You Ready For A Party Down Movie?

Everyone is still buzzing about the news that the Arrested Development movie is finally in the works  after years of discussion, but in the aftermath of that bomb, it was easy to miss the news about another cult classic show becoming a movie as well. While not as many people are familiar with Party Down, [...]

I Know You Art, But What Am I?

If you live in the Santa Monica vicinity, I’m pretty jealous. That means you can go to an all-Pee-wee Herman-inspired art show from July 29 to August 19 at Gallery 1988 Tom Whalen’s “kaiju pee-wee,” left, is probably my favorite. If you stop by in the next few weeks to check out the Reubens, be [...]

The Best Cults

We have all heard countless stories about deranged suicide cults like Heavens Gate, the sect of castrated UFO worshipers that committed mass suicide in 1997 while wearing Nikes. Groups like them and cult leaders such as Jim Jones, David Koresh and Tom Cruise make all the big splashy headlines. However for those of us with [...]

Ten 80s Movies that Will Remind You of Your Geek Roots

Looking at this list, I realize that the seeds that spawned the cult of the geek were indeed planted in the movies of the ’80s, as opposed to the rise of the internet in the ’90s. For those of you who grew up at least in part in the eighties, you know that it wasn’t all [...]

Russian Gadget Hackwrench Religion

Russian Cult Worships Female Cartoon Character Gadget Hackwrench Sometimes really weird cults born, like this one the Sect of Gadget Hackwrench one.“She is the divine being, the most untouched and perfect sibling of the great God on Earth”, say one of the participants. “Why I love her? It’s stupid question, how I can’t love the [...]

The Craziest Cult Leaders You’ve Never Heard Of

Everybody knows who Manson, Koresh, and Jones are.  These are a few cult leaders that didn’t reach the same level in the media.  But their behavior and actions were equally disturbing. Pictured is Wayne Bent (or Michael Travesser), who founded the Lord of our Righteousness Church. Wayne, now calling himself Michael Travesser, decided that October 31, [...]