By Soren McCarthy
Ever desired to be aware of extra in regards to the cult movies that "everyone else" has watched? Ever felt excluded at a celebration whilst humans chat approximately their favourites? possibly you simply lengthy to benefit extra approximately vintage cult video clips? if this is the case, "60 moment Cult Movies" is for you. It offers all of the info you would like - in condensed shape. pages are devoted to every one movie, with the description of the plot and characters and a few little-known evidence. It beneficial properties a hundred movies, together with "Bladerunner", "Withnail and I", "A Clockwork Orange", "Eraserhead", "Reefer Madness" and "Priscilla, Queen of the Desert". "60 moment Cult Movies" explores the belief of what makes a movie a cult movie - can a movie be either a cult movie and winning whilst? If a movie turns into mainstream in its attractiveness, can it continue its cult status?
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Soren McCarthy is a copywriter and performer. He lives in California.
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