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Brett Summers

Crawled out of the Black Lodge in 1976, only to find himself in the Village.

Cult TV Essentials: Topper

Topper was one of TV’s first supernatural comedies and focused on the uptight Cosmo Topper (Leo G. Carroll) is the vice president of a bank, married to sweet Henrietta (Lee Patrick). The Topper’s reside in a Los Angeles house they bought from the estate of a young couple, […]

Cult TV Essentials: Captain Z-Ro

“Be sure to be standing by when we again transmit you to the remote location on planet Earth where Captain Z-Ro and his associates will conduct another experiment in time and space.” Captain Z-Ro is a time-travelling scientist who operates from his remote laboratory where he repeatedly saves […]

All four DC TV shows renewed!

It is good news this morning in the Cult Faction office as we have learned that the CW has given early renewals to 11 of its primetime series for the 2016-2017 season! For us that means more Arrow, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, The Flash, iZombie, Jane The Virgin, The Originals, Reign, Supernatural, The Vampire Diaries and The 100. […]

Cult TV Essentials: Profit

Profit was a strangely satirically dark 1996 series which starred Hero of Cult Adrian Pasdar as Jim Profit as a newly promoted junior-executive at Gracen & Gracen (G&G), a multinational conglomerate that often engages in unethical business practices while actively cultivating a positive public image. G&G’s dark side does not […]

DOCTOR WHO: LIMITED VINYL EDITIONS

Big Finish is delighted to announce two limited-edition vinyl pressings of two favourite Doctor Who stories – The Chimes of Midnight and Spare Parts. Available to pre-order now ahead of release in October 2016 and April 2017 respectively, Doctor Who: The Chimes of Midnight Limited Vinyl Edition and Doctor Who: […]

EL-HAZARD: THE WANDERERS coming June 2016

Anime producer Nozomi Entertainment is pleased to announce the Anime Elements release of El-Hazard: The Wanderer (complete 26-episode series) on DVD June 7th 2016. Makoto always upstages Jinnai without trying, which just aggravates the delusional rivalry that Jinnai has concocted within his own mind. However, when Jinnai attempts to sabotage […]

Sharknado 4 starts filming!

Fin Shepard (Ian Ziering) returns to save the human race once more in Syfy and The Asylum’s upcoming soon-to-be  masterpiece Sharknado 4! Also onboard are Tara Reid as April Wexler – although her scene may be brief as we await her fate based on the results of #AprilLives or #AprilDies social media […]

Cult Cartoon Essentials: BEETLEJUICE

A year after the movie came the cartoon! It ran for four seasons (94 episodes) between 1989 and 1991 and definitely had a bit of the film weirdness in it! The cartoon followed Beetlejuice and Lydia through their adventures together in both the Neitherworld and the “real world”, a fictional New England […]

Cult Movie Essentials: Scanners (1981)

There are 4 billion people on Earth. 237 are Scanners. They have the most terrifying powers ever created… and they are winning. Private security firm ConSec plans to showcase potential “scanners”, people with exceptional powers of telekinesis, telepathy, and mind control. However, when ConSec’s scanner attempts to read the […]