A great cult movie is like a weird underground discovery, that feels so strange and wonderful, you suspect that you're the first person ever to appreciate it properly. But certain cult films have acquired fame and influence to rival any blockbuster, and have become part of our shared vocabulary. Here are 30 essential… »
Iconoclast filmmaker and general shit stirring director Ken Russell has died. You may know him best for such films as Tommy, Altered States, The Devils and The Lair of the White Worm. If you've made it through his movies without getting a single personal button pushed, we tip our hat to you — because making people… »
Poor William Hurt. Although he looks young and tasty and naked in Altered States (1980), he has a big problem. After chowing down on mega-hallucinogens and sitting in a sensory deprivation tank for hours on end, he starts de-evolving into a more primitive form of homo sapiens after boning some nice student in one of… »
Must-see movies are futuristic classics that shouldn't be missed. Of course, not every must-see is perfect. That's why we've rated them 1-5 on the patented "crunchy goodness" scale.
Title: Altered States
Vitals: One of the last great LSD-inspired science fiction movies, Altered States follows the… »