As Above So Below

A team of people follow an ancient secret path through the catacombs of Paris to find the mythical philosopher’s stone that turns base metals into gold. Filmed in the actual catacombs of Paris! So much promise, but what a letdown.

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The Suckling

Probably the most tasteless and obscure film we have reviewed thus far. This laughable attempt at a film at least falls into the “so bad it’s good” category when it’s not offending your sensibilities. And to think Todd first thought this was a faith-based film touting the dangers of abortion…

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Maniac (1980)

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Maniac (1980)

A guy murders a series of women, then dies somehow. Or is he really dead?

Hmm. I guess I have to find something nice to say about this movie. You can always find something nice to say, and you should always at least try.

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Dead of Night (1945)

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Dead of Night (1945)

Dead of Night is a cracking good classic horror anthology film, brought to you by Britain’s Ealing Studios.

The story interconnecting a series of shorter sketches – probably one of the best such “wraparound” stories I’ve seen – involves an architect who is called to a party in a cramped countryside house populated by an assortment of guests. As soon as he arrives, he gets a sense of déjà vu: He’s dreamed all this before, and issues forth increasingly ominous predictions of what might happen next.

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Veronica

This Spanish film about a Ouijia board experience gone wrong is all style, but lacks a certain something. Don’t get us wrong – we enjoyed it considerably. Listen to our discussion for the subtle nuances and a special tribute.

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