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Entries Tagged as 'Cult favorite'

Prisoners and The Worlds They Have Made

August 8th, 2011 · 2 Comments

“We sent Barry Bernardi, who was our location manager, who also served as our associate producer, on a sort of all-expense paid trip across the country looking for the worst city in America. He stopped off at various places and they were much too clean and unworkable. He eventually called us up from St. Louis. […]

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Tags: 24 hour time frame · Alternate universe · Cult favorite · End of the world · Famous line · Flashback · Gangsters and hoodlums · Inventors and Tinkerers · Reckless Driver · Shootout

Evil, Pure and Simple, from the 8th Dimension!

July 31st, 2011 · 3 Comments

“The most typical — and difficult — question people ask me is ‘What is Buckaroo Banzai about?’ If I could answer that in a single interview, I wouldn’t have spent two years making the film. I didn’t want to make a straight, genre film, and deliberately chose Buckaroo Banzai because it defied all the labels.” […]

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Tags: Aliens · Alternate universe · Concert · Cult favorite · Dreams and visions · Famous line · Flashback · Interrogation · Inventors and Tinkerers

Every Girl Should Be Given an Electric Guitar On Her 16th Birthday

July 27th, 2011 · 4 Comments

Q: “Why exactly did Paramount bury it?” A: “Well, I think the real question is, why was it even made?” Nick Schager interviewing Lou Adler for IFC News, September 2008 Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains (1982) Directed by Lou Adler Written by Nancy Dowd (as Rob Morton) Produced by Joe Roth 87 minutes For […]

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Tags: Coming of age · Concert · Cult favorite · Drunk scene · Master and pupil · Music · Road trip · Small town