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Pulp Appeal: The Brotherhood of the Wolf (Le Pacte des Loups)

The Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001) is a French language ahistorical fantastic retelling of the legend of the Beast of Gévaudan. It is what happens when French moviemakers (director/co-writer Christophe Gans and story creator/co-writer Stéphane Cabel) emulate Chinese wuxia, Gothic … Continue reading

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Pulp Appeal: Kung Fu Hustle

Pulp Appeal: Kung-Fu Hustle KUNG FU HUSTLE, directed, produced, written and starring Stephen Chow, is perhaps the most over-the-top, troperific, batshit insane kung fu movie to not strictly be a parody. It features dancing criminal gangs, old kung fu masters … Continue reading

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Pulp Appeal: Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure

“Fourscore and…seven minutes ago… we, your forefathers, were brought forth upon a most excellent adventure conceived by our new friends, Bill… and Ted.” Two high school losers, Bill Preston (Alex Winter) and Ted Logan (Keanu Reeves), are on the verge … Continue reading

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Pulp Appeal: Disney/Pixar’s Up

Disney’s Up is 100% pulp fiction. If this story had been written and published in Amazing Stories or Weird Tales, it could not have been any more pulp-y than it already is. The main character takes an unusual mode of … Continue reading

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Pulp Consumption: Get Out

By now I have to imagine anyone who loves horror movies has seen Get Out, so it’s probably preaching to the choir at this point, but if for some reason you’ve skipped over this film you are doing yourself a serious … Continue reading

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Pulp Consumption: Mad Max: Fury Road

In case you’ve been under a rock somewhere, Mad Max: Fury Road is the latest (as of 2015) installment in George Miller’s Mad Max series of films. Yes, I know it’s another movie. Yes, I know it’s post-apocalyptic. Yes, I … Continue reading

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Pulp Consumption: Mad Max

In 1979 something incredible happened: I was born. But seriously, that’s also the year of some amazing cinema, including Alien, The Amityville Horror, Apocalypse Now, and The Warriors, but the one I’m most enamored of is Mel Gibson’s second major … Continue reading

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