It’s been 40 years since we took Carrie to the prom

Carrie was the film that successfully took a sacred American tradition – senior prom – and turned it into a murderous bloodbath. Kristian Fletcher looks back on what makes it the ultimate cult horror classic. Carrie tells the sad tale of a bullied schoolgirl who discovers the gift for telekinesis and unleashes a wave of terror on her…

9 Best (and Worst) Alice in Wonderland Adaptations

Maybe watching too many Alice in Wonderland’s has started to mess with me. It started on Christmas night in the early 90s when the 1985 miniseries played on television. This was my first exposure to Wonderland and from then on, this was the benchmark on which to base my view of all adaptations. It’s really…

Kristian’s Top 11 Christmas Cult Classics

Cult movie exhibitor Kristian Fletcher compiles his list of top Christmas movies hits – and misses – over the years. When December hits each year, we wade through the shopping crowds and eat outselves stupid as we count down to the 25th and anticipate our summer holidays. Like a pudding of mixed flavours, this period…

Kristian Fletcher’s Ultimate Halloween Movie Guide

With Halloween fast approaching on October 31, cult film expert and independent exhibitor Kristian Fletcher gives us a brief history of Halloween movies! Halloween. The tradition originated from the ancient Celtic harvest festival known as Samhain which celebrated the ‘darker half’ of the year: winter. Nowadays, it’s really a chance to dress up and watch some…