INTERVIEW: LYNN LOWRY, A LIFE IN CULT FILM

Lynn Lowry sat down (via telephone) with 366’s Gregory J. Smalley to discuss her long and distinguished career. Ms. Lowry tells tales from the sets of I Drink Your Blood (1971), The Crazies (1973 and 2010), Shivers (1975), Cat People (1982), and more, gives her impressions of Lloyd Kaufman, Mary Woronov, George Romero, Radley Metzger, … Continue reading INTERVIEW: LYNN LOWRY, A LIFE IN CULT FILM

CAPSULE: ROCK ‘N’ ROLL HIGH SCHOOL (1979)

366 Weird Movies may earn commissions from purchases made through product links. DIRECTED BY: Allan Arkush FEATURING: P. J. Soles, Dey Young, Vincent Van Patten, Clint Howard, Mary Woronov, Paul Bartel, The Ramones PLOT: Riff Randell battles the punk-hating administration at her high school by invoking the musical powers of her favorite band, The Ramones. … Continue reading CAPSULE: ROCK ‘N’ ROLL HIGH SCHOOL (1979)

CAPSULE: TIME WARP: THE GREATEST CULT FILMS OF ALL TIME, VOL 3: COMEDY & CAMP (2020)

366 Weird Movies may earn commissions from purchases made through product links. DIRECTED BY: Danny Wolf FEATURING: Joe Dante, John Waters, Illeana Douglas, Kevin Pollak PLOT: The final installment of a three-part survey of cult films, focusing on comedies and films with a camp sensibility. (Volume 1 is reviewed here, Volume 2 here.) COMMENTS: This … Continue reading CAPSULE: TIME WARP: THE GREATEST CULT FILMS OF ALL TIME, VOL 3: COMEDY & CAMP (2020)

CAPSULE: TIME WARP: THE GREATEST CULT MOVIES OF ALL TIME, PART 2: HORROR AND SCI-FI (2020)

DIRECTED BY: Danny Wolf FEATURING: Joe Dante, John Waters, Illeana Douglas, Kevin Pollack PLOT: This is part 2 of a three part documentary about cult films, focusing on horror and sci-fi featuring clips and interviews with critics and those associated with the films. (Volume 1 is reviewed here.) COMMENTS: Joe Dante, John Waters, Kevin Pollack … Continue reading CAPSULE: TIME WARP: THE GREATEST CULT MOVIES OF ALL TIME, PART 2: HORROR AND SCI-FI (2020)

APOCRYPHA CANDIDATE: EATING RAOUL (1982)

DIRECTED BY: Paul Bartel FEATURING: Mary Woronov, Paul Bartel, Robert Beltran PLOT: An urban middle-class couple notices they live in a world where they’re surrounded by expendable idiots—so they take to robbing and killing them in order to finance their modest dreams. WHY IT MIGHT MAKE THE LIST: Every weirdophile has seen this movie and … Continue reading APOCRYPHA CANDIDATE: EATING RAOUL (1982)

CAPSULE: MANSFIELD 66/67 (2017)

DIRECTED BY: P. David Ebersole, Todd Hughes FEATURING: Ann Magnuson, Richmond Arquette, John Waters, Mary Woronov, A. J. Benza PLOT: The final years of the life of perhaps the “Bomb”-est of the Blonde ((Despite being a natural brunette.)) Bombshells is explored through talking heads, archival footage, animation, and a smattering of interpretive dance. WHY IT … Continue reading CAPSULE: MANSFIELD 66/67 (2017)

WEIRD HORIZON FOR THE WEEK OF 9/12/2104

Our weekly look at what’s weird in theaters, on hot-off-the-presses DVDs, and on more distant horizons… Trailers of new release movies are generally available on the official site links. IN THEATERS (LIMITED RELEASE): Archaeology Of A Woman: An elderly woman with dementia is a suspect in a murder investigation. Slant calls it “Lynchian” (albeit in … Continue reading WEIRD HORIZON FOR THE WEEK OF 9/12/2104