By David Zou
For various reasons, movies don’t always get the attention they deserve. Whether they bomb at the box office or underperform critically, not every movie is destined to be a classic. In some cases, a miracle happens. People decide that the critics were wrong all along or people finally get around to watching that movie everybody missed when it first came out. Without small but dedicated fan bases, movies like Donnie Darko, Eraserhead, and Super Troopers would fade into obscurity.
With that in mind, this list is going to look at ten movies that have the potential to become cult classics. For some reason, the movies listed all lack the mainstream appeal to push them into future classic territory. However, they have potential to become cult classics for various reasons. Whether it’s due to their quirky nature or intellectual maturity, these movies all show signs that they can (and hopefully will) earn a dedicated audience.
10. The Girl With All the Gift
It has become damn near impossible to make a unique zombie movie nowadays. Every now and then, someone gets lucky, but for the most part directors have to rely on elements other than creativity. The Girl With All the Gifts is one of those rare zombie movies that’s both fresh and well made. It has strong characters, great dialog, and genuine scares. However, it also approaches the zombie subgenre in a way that feels distinctive.
In order to give credit where credit is due, it should be noted that The Girl With All the Gifts is an adaptation of a dystopian novel by M.R. Carey. That doesn’t make it any less worthy of praise though. Carey deserves recognition for bringing so many great ideas to the table, but the cast and crew shouldn’t be ignored. The visuals are → continue…
From:: Taste Of Cinema