Will Pfeifer has been reviewing offbeat movies for almost 20 years, and he's got a basement full of free DVDs to prove it. He's also been known to pen a comic book script or two, chronicling, at various times, the adventures of Aquaman, Batman, Iron Man, Wonder Woman, Hellboy and Catwoman, whom he's proud to say he got pregnant.
It Came From the Cultosphere: The Grueling Horror of ‘The Texas Chainsaw Massacre’
If you've never seen 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre,' there are two things you should know.
It Came From the Cultosphere: The Mind-Bending Madness of ‘The Visitor’
How do you even begin to explain a movie like ‘The Visitor’?
It Came From the Cultosphere: The Eerie, Fairy-Tale Magic of ‘The Night of the Hunter’
There is no other movie like 'The Night of the Hunter.'
It Came From the Cultosphere: ‘Five Star Final”s Pre-Code Sin and Scandal
If you think all old movies are squeaky clean tales from a kindler, gentler time, you don't know about the pre-Code era.
It Came From the Cultosphere: The Bare-Knuckled, Atomic-Bomb Thrills of ‘Kiss Me Deadly’
Mike Hammer, Mickey Spillane's legendary private eye, was, to put it mildly, not a nice guy.
It Came From the Cult-o-Sphere: The Transgressive ’30s Thrills of ‘Maniac’
There's no shortage of movies titled 'Maniac,' but the most maniacal of them all, the one that looks like it might have been filmed by a real-life maniac, is the oldest one of them all.
It Came From the Cultosphere: Banksy’s Action-Packed Art Doc ‘Exit Through the Gift Shop’
Forget about Christian Bale. And Michael Keaton. And Val Kilmer, George Clooney and Adam West.
It Came From the Cultosphere: George Clooney’s Paranoid, Violent ‘Confessions of a Dangerous Mind’
Sometimes a director's first film is the most interesting.
It Came From the Cultosphere: Roger Corman’s No-Budget ‘Little Shop of Horrors’
These days, when most people talk about 'Little Shop of Horrors,' they mean the big-budget 1986 musical directed by Frank Oz featuring such comic legends as Rick Moranis, Steve Martin and Bill Murray
It Came From the Cultosphere: The Granddaddy of Dark, Paranoid Political Thrillers ‘The Manchurian Candidate’
'The Manchurian Candidate' was released way back in 1962, when JFK was still in the White House and the average citizen, for the most part, still trusted the government.