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Brett Summers

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

Cult TV Essentials: The Avengers

The Avengers was a spy-fi British television series created in 1961. The Avengers initially focused on Dr. David Keel (Ian Hendry) and his assistant John Steed (Patrick Macnee). Hendry left after the first series and Steed became the main character, partnered with a succession of assistants – the most famous […]

Daniel Gerson passes away aged 49

It is with great sadness that Cult Faction must announce that screen writer Daniel Gerson has passed away following a battle with brain cancer aged 49 years old. Gerson co-wrote Monsters, Inc with Andrew Stanton, and shared credit on prequel Monsters University with his frequent writing partner Robert L. Baird […]

Deathnote 2016 cast revealed

Shonen Jump magazine has revealed the main casts for the Death Note 2016 live-action film… Sosuke Ikematsu (Higen from The Last Samurai) as Ryuzaki. Masahiro Higashide (Hideo Shimada – Parasyte) as Tsukuru Mishima Masaki Suda (Philip – Kamen Rider W) as Yūgi Shion. In the film, Ryuzaki(Ikematsu) is […]

Preview: The Drum (1938) DVD

Alongside Sanders of the River and The Four Feathers, this rip-roaring Technicolor adventure completes what became known as Alexander Korda’s ‘Empire trilogy’, made by London Films in the late 1930s. An unabashed celebration of the British Raj, The Drum made a star of Sabu, the young Indian actor […]