I dig justin hullingers cult film challenges, so i am now inspired to do my own. An irish cult film, and more the film scene savannah news. The film also tells the story of how lea, annemaries mother, was driven mad by what happened when the concert was stopped halfway through. Mar 23, 2018 infamous drug smuggler and prison escapee whose experience in a turkish prison was the basis of the hit cult film, midnight express, billy hayes recounts his story and his shocking return to. See all now genre fans can gain access to a film library of shocking underground, outrageous gore, creature features, cult classics and much more. Film titles that are low budget exploitation or big budget cult classics midnight movies pages in category cult films the following 48 pages are in this category, out of 48 total. Apr 29, 2014 the memphis rock band ex cult s newest 10 songs dont offer a significant step away from the sound they had established on their singles and 2012 selftitled debut. On the night of saturday, august 26, my friends and i took a lyft to the tivoli theatre in st. Midnight shows create a new day for cult films houston. Louis, mo about two hours from where we live and waited in a huge line to. A documentary on the oncepromising american rock bands the brian jonestown massacre and the dandy warhols, and the friendshiprivalry between their respective founders, anton newcombe and courtney taylor. In a postscream world, its difficult to go back to this form of filmmaking without doing something at least slightly subversive or fresh. The 12 greatest rockandroll midnight movies vh1 news. It also documents the earliest cases of film cults in paris and the united states.
Midnight movies cult films show, director film reference. With weekly updates of new content, midnight will never be boring again. Mushroom crowd, the midnight hour, northern lights the. Jun 08, 2012 movie geeks united celebrates midnight cult movies with stuart samuels, the director of the documentary midnight movies. Billy duffy, was on fire has he blasted us with intense guitar pyrotechnics. Mar 24, 1995 midnight movies are a vital part of film culture, though historically they comprised a submovement that existed on the margins, the province of cultists, dreamers, obsessives, nighthawks. Every film includes a list of the stars, a synopsis, some stills from the film and danny pearys assessment of the film. With claudette colbert, don ameche, john barrymore, francis lederer. Midnight is a 1939 american screwball comedy film directed by mitchell leisen and starring claudette colbert, don ameche, john barrymore, francis lederer, mary astor, and elaine barrie. Feb 18, 2015 even during the height of punk rock overtaking midnight movie showings by way of rock n roll high school 1979, the decline of western civilization 1981, and suburbia 1982, the cult for. It is kubricks crowning achievement, and one of the absolute greatest pieces of modern filmmaking. The film starred johnny depp as the quirky, transvestite film director of iconic cult films. The main idea is that we love our cult movies specifically because we know that most people dont.
The collection of essays documents the midnight movie phenomenon films unfit for mainstream consumption so they are shown at midnight. The film was originally released to theaters in 1981 as a concert film. No quotes approved yet for midnight star in concert. The cult film that had disastrous consequences for the turkish tourism industry it was one of alan parkers greatest movies a gutwrenching prison epic with an oliver stone. This was by far was one of the best performances i have seen by the cult as they close out their 2019 tour schedule. A neglected and forgotten piece of cult film history is the wave of concert pics the cultmidnight movie challenge for whenever. Thus, film x may be cult upon release and drop off the list later.
Cult films are known for their dedicated, passionate fanbase, an elaborate subculture that engage in repeated viewings, quoting dialogue, and audience participation. The cult shop the instant live its better live official. Martin landau won an oscar for playing horror legend bela lugosi in the film. Jan 01, 2015 although some hip movie theaters still host regular latenight screenings of modern cult favorites like the big lebowski and the room, the rockandroll midnight movie proper is very much a. It is based on russos 1980 novel of the same name, published by pocket books. Is cats destined for rebirth as a cult midnight film. Every friday and saturday night, audience members would talk back to the screen, dress up as characters in the film, and act out scenes complete with props.
No list of cult movies could be complete without david lynch, the master of the unusual and hauntingly beautiful. Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur. Midnight movie the art and popular culture encyclopedia. The great concert films manage to bottle the colour and excitement of a live show, enabling fans to relive them again and again. The 15 best midnight movies of all time taste of cinema. Movie rentals created a way for people to discover or rediscover films without having to go to the movie theaters. The perfect streaming channel for all things strange. Most concert pics were not midnight movies, for example woodstock is about 3 hrs long, and besides the ones that made the circuit were ones in which the artist already had a culty image. House of blues boston presented by cricket wireless boston. A sex pistols concert film languished for four decades. Mar 11, 2020 so now theyre calling this event a surprise irish cult film. After coughing up a complete hairball on the field workplace and getting clawed by movie critics sources near the venture are hanging onto hope that the movie might grow to be the following rocky horror image present, which bombed in 1975 earlier. A space odyssey on a big screen, there is really nothing like it.
Midnight movie staples freaks 1932 and night of the living dead 1968 were inducted in 1994 and 1997 respectively. Live 1976 1991 black and blue is a live video by hard rock bands black sabbath and blue oyster cult filmed during their 1980 coheadlining tour of the united states, known as the black and blue tour. Some movies, like star wars and casablanca have devoted followings, but those are considered too large for cult status. The film is one of the most successful cult films of all time and is still screened at midnight showings across the country today. The midnight and cult films presents about facebook. Jonas brothers fans have something to watch this weekend. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Ex cult has released 7 more tour albums since midnight passenger. Discover the 37 best weird, sleazy, sexy, and crazy good cinema classics by danny peary is an interesting overview of some cult classics, but the book could use some updating. Midnight pulp offers the best cult movies and shows from all over the world.
Hopefully that can help avoid any unnecessary confusion. As per forgotten backwoods slashers, such as timber falls and storm warning, minutes to midnight is a no thrills thriller that seems to confuse conforming to a template with celebrating cinematic heritage. The 50 best music documentaries and concert films ever. The earliest known concert film is the 1948 picture, concert magic. They also appeared in the hbo tv series boardwalk empire 20102014, and have appeared in two stage plays. John lydon known as johnny rotten and steve jones of the sex pistols performing on. A chorus girl stranded in paris is set up by a millionaire to break up his wifes affair with another man, while being romantically pursued by a cab driver. Surprisingly good live album after what i thought at the time,was a sub par album in ceremony,although after listening recently,its aged well. Concert films that played the midnight circuit, a list of. See more ideas about ian astbury, love band and rock bands. They gained a dedicated following in britain in the mid 1980s as a postpunk band with singles such as she sells sanctuary, before breaking mainstream in the united states in the late 1980s as a hard rock band with singles such as love removal machine and fire woman. Cult movies are preferably made socially unacceptable ingredients, such as horror, sex, violence, or science fiction.
Of course, the cult is known for the live entertainment, so this is not an event that you want to miss. This low budget 1975 film tanked when it came out, but the following year a new york theater started showing it at midnight and within months a fiercely devoted cult started seeing it over and. The cult a sonic temple tour 2019 boston, massachusetts. With michael shannon, joel edgerton, kirsten dunst, adam driver. Midnight star in concert movie quotes rotten tomatoes. Harold and maude, a cult film before it was adopted as a midnight movie, was also inducted in 1997. It can be revealed that this dramedy was released almost 20 years ago, is set in dublin, boasts a killer ensemble cast and won a handful of prestigious awards at international film festivals.
A neglected and forgotten piece of cult film history is the wave of concert pics the cult midnight movie challenge for whenever. With vinny appice, black sabbath, eric bloom, blue oyster cult. A father and son go on the run, pursued by the government and a cult drawn to the childs special powers. Cult is what you like and definitions are characteristically vague, even contradictory. The cult tickets the cult tour dates 20202021 the cult. A concert film or concert movie, is a film that showcases a live performance from the perspective of a concert goer, the subject of which is an extended live performance or concert by either a musician or a standup comedian. After 0 years of albums, ex cult most popular tour album has been ex cult and some of the most popular concert songs have been, and. The cult is a british rock band that was formed in 1983. His feature debut, eraserhead, has become a byword for cult film, with the towering hair and vacant stare of star jack nance representing everything the directors bizarre world encompasses. May 07, 2014 this low budget 1975 film tanked when it came out, but the following year a new york theater started showing it at midnight and within months a fiercely devoted cult started seeing it over and.
Black and blue is a live video by hard rock bands black sabbath and blue oyster cult filmed during their 1980 coheadlining tour of the united states, known as the black and blue tour. While the popularity of midnight movies diminished with the introduction of home media, that did not change the enthusiasm audiences had for cult movies. Midnight screenings of the film soon became a national sensation, amassing a cult following all over the united states. Cloud cult and wayward theatre are putting on virtual live. Remember, that midnight movies were way more an aspect of rock culture than movie culture.
A neglected and forgotten piece of cult film history is the wave of concert pics that hit the midnight movie circuit. The cult formed in 1983 is an english postpunk and hard rock band, originally formed as a gothic, metal revivalist band with native american influences, hailing from bradford, yorkshire, uk. Midnight movies 1983 is a film history book by american film critics j. Burtons film told the story of the making of three of woods most wellknown films featuring lugosi. Lets take a moment to remember this great man during his centenary year, and reflect on the legacy that he left behind. Cult films have tremendous followings with certain groups, e. Jonas brother drop documentaryconcert film rock 106. What happened to the midnight cult movie culture with the rise of vhs rentals in the 1980s. Shop online for instant live its better live merchandise, tshirts, clothing, apparel, posters and accessories. A cult film or cult movie, also commonly referred to as a cult classic, is a film that has acquired a cult following. The two bands october 17, 1980 performances at nassau veterans memorial coliseum in hempstead, new york were filmed and edited together into the concert film black and blue, which was released to. Though a well made concert movie can also attract new fans.
Its plot follows a female hitchhiker en route to san francisco who finds herself at the mercy of a backwoods satanic cult in pennsylvania who sacrifice young women in an attempt to resurrect their dead mother. In fact, vhs helped spread the popularity of an uncountable number of cult movies, which gave many underappreciated movies new life. Midnight is a 1982 american exploitation horror film directed by john russo and starring melanie verlin, lawrence tierney, and john amplas. The cult tickets, 2020 concert tour dates ticketmaster. They were supposed to play one of the poshest music rooms in the state, orchestra hall, last month with the minnesota orchestra, but until those shows can be rescheduled, craig. From the margins to the mainstream, and ben barenholtz, who opened the. One of the most significant midnight movies was eraserhead 1977, the nightmarish first film made by cult director david lynch b. Combustible celluloid guide to cult movies and cult films.
A jonas brothers concert film which dropped at midnight on amazon prime. Welcome to the instant live its better live official store. If you love the golden years of exploitation films, midnight movies, kung fu films, european horror and. The cult tour dates 2018, the cult concert tickets 2018. The tour albums three top tracks included, and and are a big hit at every concert. The cult tour dates 2020 the cult is currently touring across 1 country and has 10 upcoming concerts. Their films together include blackbird 2007, the missing person 2009, return 2011, mud 2012 and midnight special 2016. Midnight 1939 film jump to navigation jump to search. Concert films that played the midnight movie circuit. Concert films are sometimes considered a cult classic or a cult soundtrack, because the respective genre or artist is usually mostly interesting for fans themselves.885 913 1501 1339 582 815 467 1147 1314 943 1017 641 989 499 833 1153 477 705 779 772 943 1463 875 1399 925 631 1174 191 1451 218 1036 1161 175 322 959 998 961 1083 1114 1002 216 539