Cult film studies
1968/1969 (age 46–47)
100 Cult Films, Cult Cinema, The Cinema of David Cr, John Fawcett's Ginger S
Short Review - Bullhead / Rundskop (B, 2011)
Cult film professor Ernest Mathijs
- Short Review Bullhead Rundskop B 2011
- Cult film professor Ernest Mathijs
- Personal life
According to CTV News, his "specialties include movie audiences, the reception of alternative cinema and cult film." Mathijs is primarily known for his books on cult films, such as The Cult Film Reader and 100 Cult Films, which he co-edited and co-wrote, respectively, with Xavier Mendik; Cult Cinema, which he co-wrote with Jamie Sexton; The Cinema of David Cronenberg: From Baron of Blood to Cultural Hero and John Fawcett's Ginger Snaps. With Sexton, he is the co-editor of the Cultographies series, which examines individual cult films in the form of short books.
Mathijs is married to Canadian actress Emily Perkins. He was born in Belgium.