“You can have movies that are just bad, like Pearl Harbor,” said Greg Ross-Munro, 29. “Or you can have movies that are so bad that they’re actually good again.” These, Ross-Munro explained, become cult movies: campy, often low-budget films with weak acting and lame special effects. The flicks often bomb at the box office but garner a strong following online. Read the rest of this entry »
The trend of bad movies turned into cult classics — which includes films like “The Room” and “Troll 2″ — has spread across the Tampa Bay area this month.
On Sunday at 8 p.m., St. Petersburg’s American Stage Theatre Company will host a screening of “The Room” — the first movie ever shown on the Raymond James Theatre’s stage. Tickets are “pay what you can at the door,” although the theater’s website recommends somewhere in between $5 and $15.
Called “the ‘Citizen Kane’ of bad movies” in an Entertainment Weekly article, “The Room” has gained notoriety for its story about an emotional banker’s struggle with his girlfriend’s infidelity. Read the rest of this entry »
Thank you to all those of you who came out to the Cultflicks.net Cult Movie Night at the Tampa Pitcher Show. We had a great turnout and defiantly did our best at the FULL LIQUOR BAR! *cough* well, I know I did, I mean, at least I think I did… but I can’t be sure because I’m pretty sure I blacked out somewhere around King Fausto’s horizontal mambo with Frenchy – they certainly know how to make a Sangria at the Pitcher Show. Anyway, for those of you who missed it, here is our amazing video introduction.