We feel like this movie perfectly captures the spirit of toys and gift-giving, even though it technically isn’t a Christmas movie. Child’s Play is a classic, and one of the longest running movie series of all time. We revisit this classic from 1988 starring Chris Sarandon.
Craig originally recommended this gem to me. Director Mike Flanagan raised the money for principal photography for Absentia on Kickstarter and it’s swept up more than 20 well-deserved awards at film festivals across the nation a few years ago.
Take a high-school sex comedy, mix it with a modern zombie flick, and you’ll get Scout’s Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse, a request from loyal listener and previous guest Jordyn. Sorry we were a little slow getting it out this week.
The Midnight Meat Train is a visceral, uncomfortable tale about a photographer, Leon, scouring the city for the perfect shot to impress a mover-and-shaker in the art world. In the process, he stumbles upon and becomes obsessed with a serial killer who literally butchers people on the subway using the tools of the trade.