Fashion, Horror, and Mayhem: Eight Cult Movies to Watch Now

In conjunction with our partnership with the Rebel Reel Cine Club, founder Chris McGill offers a lineup of messy and elegant movies to lose. yourself in


Founded by Chris McGill, Ripple Cinema Club It is a pop-up cinema with a difference. Showcasing cult classics and hidden gems – from 20th century blockbusters to daring new releases – The McGill Club brings movie fans from across the UK to cool, offbeat locations to celebrate the joy of film with screenings, events and more. Previous Rebel Reel Cine Club has seen everything from classic horror movies Nosferatu Exhibited in Medieval Tower, 1960s crime drama Sami Lee’s Little World It was projected above Soho’s blue flyers — which featured in the film and once served as a rehearsal venue for the Rolling Stones movie — and even paraded on Dungeness Beach near the home of famed artist Derek Jarman, Prospect Cottage. Besides these events, Rebel Reel Cine Club also hosts talks and highlights the best of “music, short films, photos, food and drink”.

This Thursday AnOther Club and Rebel Reel Cine co-host Jean-Luc Godard’s 1967 satire show, weekend, At the Archway Tavern in London. The evening will feature a performance by DJ Helene De Joie and attendees will be given a Rebel Reel x 6876 tote bag and a copy of AnOther’s Spring/Summer 2022 edition – sign up below for your chance to win a pair of tickets.

Celebrating the partnership, here McGill presents a lineup of stylish, messy, original, and cult films to either stream from home or watch IRL at upcoming Rebel Reel events:


weekend1967

Determined to collect an inheritance from a dying relative, a bourgeois couple travels through the French countryside while civilization crashes and burns all around them. It is rich in historical and literary references and features a famous sequence in which the camera tracks along. A seemingly endless traffic jam, weekend It is a funny and secretly disturbing call to revolution, and – according to the credits – the end of cinema itself.”

If you liked this, watch… no haineAnother French film about the revolution and the riots.

Shows Thursday, May 5, 2022 from 6:30 p.m. at Archway Tavern.

Qui êtes-vous, Polly Mago? (Who are you Polly Magoo?)1967

“Photographer elegant william klein Satire on the world of fashion and television is beautifully portrayed with a cast of crazy but recognizable personalities. The crowded scenes of 1967 Paris capture the energy of Klein’s streetscape images. The movie is based on the Paco Rabanne movie 12 Unwearable Dresses in Contemporary Materialsand the opening scene in a shimmering gown dazzling in monochrome.

“I featured this with a non-verbal introduction, film and performance by Julie Verhoeven, and Joshua Petty created a film and performed at the Rio Cinemas in Dalston after some short films from William Calt, BZ Today, Ro Kwok and Lucille Gilmar.”

If you liked this, watch… Gray Gardensa fashion-inspiring classic 1975 film (by Marc Jacobs etc.) from the Maysles Brothers, which documents Big and Little Edie in their dilapidated mansion in the Hamptons.

Sami Lee’s Little World1963

In Ken Hughes’ 1963 British crime drama, Anthony Newley plays stand-up comedian Sami Lee, who has one day to pay off a £500 gambling debt to Mr. Page. The film begins after milk floats on Berwick Street to Kenny Graham’s jazz soundtrack, Roaming the streets of Soho in the ’60s, this movie cemented Newley as one of Britain’s top undiscovered talents.

“I checked Sami Lee’s Little World Atop the Berwick Street blue fliers on a custom-made denim screen, the not-too-flat surface created the effect of a hall of mirrors on the faces of the actors.”

If you liked this, watch… The Strange World of Journey Sladea surreal and fourth comedy series about the kitchen sink, starring Newly.

Taste2019

“The Horror Film Directed by Mark Jenkins Without Any Horror” is a tense reflection on gentrification in a Cornish fishing village. The film, starring Edward Roe as a struggling fisherman, deals with the tensions that arise between locals and tourists as the pier becomes increasingly expensive for working-class fishermen. Jenkins shot Taste On a vintage Bolex camera and he developed everything manually, adding to the tension in the film. I showed it to Dungeness Beach to a mix of vacationers and residents.”

If you liked this, watch… meditate british classic, wicker manwhich was released in 1975. On June 18, the Rebel Reel Cine Club returned to Dungeness Beach to show this amazing movie produced by Kelly’s Snack Shack.

Annette2021

“French artist and director Leos Carax’s first English-language feature is a stunningly absurd and ambitious (and almost entirely sung) melodrama set to an all-new soundtrack by Sparks. In it, Adam Driver plays troubled actor Henry McHenry alongside Marion Cotillard, who plays The role of the refined soprano Ann. Together, they form a charming albeit unlikely pair, with seemingly little in common but their love for each other. Their relatively comfortable life in Los Angeles is turned upside down after the arrival of Annette, a single daughter with an unusual gift, which she plays dummy “.

If you liked this, watch… Nothing – there is nothing else like this.

Watch on MUBI with a 30-day trial of Rebel Reel.

Explodes1966

In 1966, Michelangelo Antonioni took existential boredom to the swinging streets of London for his first English-language film, starring David Hemmings as a London fashion photographer believed to have mistakenly captured a murder in film. Antonioni’s precise aesthetic control and color palette bring life to every frame, set to an insanely beautiful soundtrack by Herbie Hancock and a beautifully elusive performance by Vanessa Redgrave. There’s also a cameo from the Yardbirds making it a classic ’60s title.

If you liked this, watch… LaventuraAntononi’s tense puzzle set by the sea, is stunningly monochromatic.

The show at The Economist Plaza on Wednesday, May 11, 2022. DJ and dinner before the show, photos from the set of Terrence Bieber.

jomo1997

The Harmony Korine feature that debuted in 1997 is set in a hurricane-hit town with a group of misfits, armed and eccentrics. jomo It’s a neat, painstakingly cinematic scrapbook of heroin that challenges you to look away or keep taking it, but there are moments of sheer brilliance and visual pleasure in this feature. If you haven’t watched it yet, you’ll never hear Roy Orbison sing crying Same way again – and it’s almost worth rewatching just for Jacob Reynolds tea time.

If you liked this, watch… The classic counterculture of Dennis Hopper in 1980. Without warning, suddenly, suddenly, starring Linda Manes, star Chloe Sevigny. We’ll be checking this out very soon.

Screening at Rio Cinemas on May 27, 2022.

jubilee1977

One of Derek Jarman’s most accessible and consistently vivid films, jubilee It’s classic punk music. Several punk icons appear in the film, including Toyah, Jordan, Neil Campbell, Hermine Demorian, Jane County, and Adam You – who first met Germaine on the Road of Kings dripping with blood, after his back was sculpted by a girlfriend (scene) he restored. coined later in the film). Jordan, who has worked in the famous SEX boutique for Vivienne Westwood and Malcolm McLaren, plays Amyl Nitrate, performing one of the most famous dance scenes in cinema for Rule Britannia. In the wake of her recent death, we will honor Jordan as part of the alternate Jubilee season from June 2-6.

If you liked this, watch… Repo man. Alex Cox’s movie is more punk than Great Rock and Roll Swindle

Screening at Rio Cinemas in Dalston, Thursday, June 2, 2022. It features performance and music by the original cast.

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