SAVORY100 wrote:How the hell do you class Pulp Fiction as a cult classic?!?! Literally one of the most publicly liked and hyped films in the past 25 years. I can't name a person that hasn't seen it.. Fight club comes close to this too... then in your closing comment to suggest Star Wars fits into the cult section just underlines your lack of understanding of the terminology... Its a frickin' family film that for decades has been shown on national TV every bloody Christmas!!!
The others OK; I personally don't get Blade Runner, never have, but I do understand that many do and therefore don't go onto Bladerunner forums just to waste my time being negative about it, but to suggest that R1 can't be one is as ridiculous as your list; everyone gets the message that you don't like Star Wars films, so why bother commenting...
Next time you want to reference cult classic films try a little harder:
- Naked Lunch
- True Romance (if you really must have a Tarrantino film)
theforceuk wrote:Depends how you interpret a ‘cult film’ or ‘cult classic’. There is no rule saying a cult film can’t have a huge following from the beginning. Although I don’t really see how R1 was origional or changed the way movies are made or perceived. I do think in 30 years time another generation will look at R1 and say that is still a really good film.
theforceuk wrote:Jaws is a good example, I consider that to be a cult film not sure everyone would. It’s interesting when you start thinking about it, my perception of a cult film is probably completely wrong.
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