Posts tagged "martha marcy may marlene"

10 Essential Movies & Documentaries About Cults

Something you may not know about me: I’m really into anything involving cults, save actually being in one. I can’t get enough of books, internet chat rooms where former members meet to discuss their stories, and, of course, movies and documentaries about cults, real or made up. Frankly, I wish there were more movies about cults, but consider thi…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 7, 2012

Her 10 Best: Elizabeth Olsen, Star Of “Martha Marcy May Marlene”

Sunday afternoon PSA! If you haven’t yet seen the movie “Martha Marcy May Marlene,” YOU MUST. It is one of the best films I’ve seen all year. It stars the absolutely divine Elizabeth Olsen as Martha, a young woman who escapes a cult and goes to live with her sister and her brother-in-law. The movie…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 27, 2011

“Martha Marcy May Marlene”: Crazy Title, Crazy-Looking Movie

I love a trippy psychological thriller full of raw talent even more than I like mint chip ice cream on a hot September day, and that’s saying a lot. And in this regard, the upcoming film “Martha Marcy May Marlene” looks right up my alley. I’m ready to gobble it down.

The film…

By: The Stir / September 17, 2011