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Cult Cravings

June 15 - December 29, 2018

Showcasing visions from the underbelly of film history, the Parkway’s Cult Cravings series explores everything from uproarious genre catastrophes to underappreciated landmarks of independent cinema.

Past Films

After being stabbed with an ancient, germ-infested knife, a doctor's assistant finds himself with an insatiable desire for blood.
Set up by his boss and two corrupt cops for a murder he didn’t commit, Sweetback escapes custody and is thrust into an increasingly hallucinogenic world of violence and bigotry where no one can be trusted.
A young Italian actress embarks on a self-destructive spree of sex, drugs and other excess while doing some soul searching to find the path for redemption.
Fed up of his wife's bad cooking, Donald kills her and turns to cannibalism to satisfy his appetite.
When he’s wrongly convicted of murder, Martel “Too Sweet” Gordone must transform himself into a lean, mean boxing machine to survive life behind bars.
A disturbing collection of 1940s and 1950s United States government issued propaganda films designed to reassure Americans that the atomic bomb was not a threat to their safety.
The Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student researching the monster's myth.
In order to foil an extortion plot, an FBI agent undergoes a facial transplant surgery and assumes the identity and physical appearance of a terrorist, but the plan turns from bad to worse when the same terrorist impersonates the FBI agent.
On the way to California, a family has the misfortune to have their car break down in an area closed to the public, and inhabited by violent savages ready to attack.
Based on the Bram Stoker Award nominated short story by acclaimed author Joe R. Lansdale, Bubba Ho-tep tells the "true" story of what really did become of Elvis.
A teenage boy and his friends face off against a mysterious grave robber known only as the Tall Man, who keeps a lethal arsenal of terrible weapons with him.
When a recently-deceased ghost couple find their now-vacant home invaded by an obnoxious family, they hire a sleazy ghost who gets rid of humans to help them.
"Blood Rage" combines Thanksgiving, "Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman" star Louise Lasser, killer synths, and some of the most gruesome SFX in all of slasherdom. You're welcome!
During their Christmas break, a group of sorority girls are stalked by a stranger. If this picture doesn't make your skin crawl… it's on TOO TIGHT.