Keyword: pop culture

Scary Movie 2

Scary Movie 2 (2001)

Rated: R Runtime: 82 minutes Release date: 07/03/2001
A follow-up spoof that picks up from where the original satire left off, taking aim at supernatural thrillers such as "The Exorcist" and "Stigmata" among others. This time around, Shorty, Ray, Cindy and Brenda are tricked by their professor into visiting a haunted house as part of a school project.
Scary Movie 4

Scary Movie 4 (2006)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 83 minutes Release date: 04/13/2006
The ever-naïve Cindy Campbell, seeking a career in home healthcare, finds work with a creepy old lady in an even creepier old house haunted by a ghostly presence. Throw in a good-looking guy next door and the threat of aliens intent on global domination and Cindy's instantly up to the top of her extremely blond head in danger. Our fearless heroine catapults into action once again struggling to...

Screening Party (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/02/2014
Six friends come together once a week to eat appropriately campy related dishes while dissecting such pop-culture films as Jaws, Pretty Woman, Flashdance, Armageddon, Cruising, 9 ½ Weeks and even male stripper movies. Through watching these movies the lives of theses eclectic and somewhat eccentric collection of friends grows as they explore their hopes and dreams, fortunes and foibles, lusts and...

The Search for General Tso (2015)

Rated: None Runtime: 71 minutes Release date: 01/01/2015
Who was General Tso? And why are we eating his chicken? This is an exploration of the phenomenon of Chinese-American food through the lens of America's most popular Chinese takeout meal. On a lively journey through restaurants, Chinatowns and American popular culture, the film unravels the mysterious origins of General Tso's Chicken-and in the process explores a larger story of immigration, ethnic...
Dir: Ian Cheney
With: N/A
Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show

Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 10/30/2014
This film is the first feature-length documentary film to explore the fascinating world of US television showrunners and the creative forces aligned around them. These are the people responsible for creating, writing and overseeing every element of production on one of the United States' biggest exports - television drama and comedy series. Often described as the most complex job in the...
Dir: Des Doyle
With: N/A

Sound It Out (2011)

Rated: None Runtime: 75 minutes Release date: 09/15/2011
A portrait of the last surviving vinyl record shop in Teesside, North East England. Over the last five years, an independent record shop has closed in the United Kingdom every three days. A cultural hub in one of the most deprived areas, we observe as this particular record store thrives against the odds.
Dir: Jeanie Finlay
With: N/A

The Substance: Albert Hofmann's LSD (2011)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/16/2011
By coincidence rather than by design, Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann makes a sensational discovery in the spring of 1943. He discovers a powerful molecule that will have an impact far beyond his scientific work--he discovers LSD. Here, we look at the history of LSD and our troubled relationship with the drug.
Super Size Me

Super Size Me (2004)

Rated: None Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 05/06/2004
Why are Americans so fat? Two words: fast food. What would happen if you ate nothing but fast food for an entire month? Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock does just that and embarks on the most perilous journey of his life. The rules? For 30 days he can't eat or drink anything that isn't on McDonald's menu; he must wolf three squares a day; he must consume everything on the menu at least once and supersize...