Idris Elba, Anthony Mackie and Hayley Atwell Will Appear in ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’

Avengers: Age of Ultron has revealed some new members of its already impressive cast list: Idris Elba, Anthony Mackie and Hayley Atwell.… Read More

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Remembering the Cool Covers of Cult Cinema Magazine ‘Psychotronic Video’

What started as a hand-written, photocopied weekly fanzine became a time capsule of horror, exploitation, and weird cinema. Psychotronic Video, self-published and created by Michael J. Weldon, was born in the 1980s as “an alternate guide to movies on local TV stations.” The definition of “Psychotronic cinema” is long and varied, but one look at the covers of Weldon’s zine, several of which we spotted on Dangerous Minds this week, and you get the picture. Think grindhouse, drive-in, and science fiction matinée. Along with Weldon’s famous reviews were interviews with cult filmmakers like Larry Cohen, Timothy Carey, and Radley Metzger. The Psychotronic Encyclopedia Of Film was published in 1983, before Weldon even owned a VCR. There was a Psychotronic store in New York City’s East Village for a time, until high rents forced Weldon out. He’s since opened a Psychotronic store in Augusta, Georgia — but Psychotronic Video lives on amongst fans of collectible cult ephemera. Head to our gallery for monsters, shrieking women, and nods to the coolest cult films in cinema. … Read More

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Moody Paintings of Drive-In Theaters Showing Classic Films

Artist Andrew Valko captures the allure of the drive-in theater and those larger-than-life faces on the silver screen that beckon to us in the dark. His series of moody paintings also features power lines, street signs, car interiors, and the rolling landscape — but it’s those Hollywood stars on the big screen whose expressions mesmerize. The series is nostalgic, yet oddly futuristic at the same time due to the inclusion of highways and a neon light emanating from each artwork. Take a closer look in our… Read More

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15 Valentine’s Day Presents for Cinephiles

The best Valentine’s Day gifts come from the heart, and speak to your partner’s passions and the special relationship you share. While February 14 often feels like a gross Hallmark holiday, there’s nothing wrong with getting the one you love a little something — especially if it’s inspired by their fascination for film. After all, true love is still alive on the big screen. Here are some great Valentine’s Day gifts that will win points with the movie maven in your life and elevate you to leading lady/man status. … Read More

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E.L. James and ‘Fifty Shades’ Director Sam Taylor-Johnson Clash Over Sex Scenes

The road to transforming Fifty Shades of Grey into a movie has not been entirely smooth, and one of the main bumps is… Read More

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Jeff Bridges Expresses His Displeasure with ‘The Giver’ Adaptation

Jeff Bridges starred in and produced the film adaption of Lois Lowry’s The Giver, but after spending 20 years working on the project, he… Read More

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Mustachegate and Other Scandals: Links You Need To See

Let’s talk about scandals. Six documentaries have recently been accused of some form of fraudulence. Just like there’s no actual proof that Megalodon exists — because Discovery Channel told us so in an extremely quick and sneaky message before it aired — it’s nearly impossible to determine the veracity of these documentaries. We can only hope that Catfish the show turns out to be fake and MTV isn’t actually filming the equivalent of emotional vampirism. … Read More

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