Video Review

Cult People (1990)

EW's GRADE
B-

Details Genres: Documentary, Horror; Distributor: Cinevista

Something of a cult celebrity himself, B-movie buff David Del Valle interviews offbeat near-stars in these clips from a cable TV show, Sinister Image. Cult People, for kitsch fans everywhere, is a 60-minute video anthology of Del Valle's chats with the people involved with such late-late-late-show movies as Nightmare in Wax (actor Cameron Mitchell), Faster Pussycat Kill! Kill! (director Russ Meyer), Frankenstein Meets the Space Monster (actor James Karen), Night Tide (director Curtis Harrington), and Myra Breckinridge (director Michael Sarne). Gaga over the graceless and mired in minutiae, Del Valle's interviews are oddball fun, although they are hampered by a lack of illustrative film clips. B-

Originally posted Dec 14, 1990 Published in issue #44 Dec 14, 1990 Order article reprints