What makes a movie a cult movie? Is it the movie itself or the audience who watches it? Are certain movies just born to be cult, while others have cult status thrust upon them? These questions are as elusive and provocative as cult movies themselves, but while you ponder, check out these 10 cult movies from the past 25 years, like “Natural Born Killers,” that are all included in “1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die.”
Looking for a movie that delivers a little something more than your standard slasher horror flick? Movies like “Ring” and “They Came Back”–all selections in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die–go way beyond the expected thrills by drawing on various elements of the genre but also telling a compelling human drama.
Kest Schwartzman of Vagabond Jewelry designed this not-too-subtle kinetic ring “Guillotine, or, The Divorce.” I can’t quite PUT A FINGER on why, but it’s morbidly hilarious to me. [Via]
Of the many popular genres in contemporary Asian cinema, none has experienced the kind of growth and success like horror, and over the last decade or so it’s grown into an impressive phenomenon that has racked up dedicated and loyal followers worldwide. Yet even outside of the fanboy crowd, the Japanese horror film, or J-Horror (and its Korean equivalent K-Horror), has become the subject of serious critical study, and multiple volumes have been written on the subject.