Trick or Treats

Part four of our 2018 Halloween extravaganza was a fun episode to record. That doesn’t necessarily mean the movie was fun. Listen for some laughs, but stick around for some fascinating movie history surrounding the director of this otherwise laughable cinematic attempt.

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The Midnight Hour

This made-for-TV movie event from the 80’s starred some well-known faces, but it hasn’t remained well-known. You probably missed it when it first aired, and it enjoyed an extremely short release on home video and DVD that you probably missed too. But don’t miss our discussion about this film that, despite its many flaws, had some good moments and didn’t fail to put us in the Halloween spirit.

Oh, and you can watch it on YouTube here.

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Hellbent

Despite being billed as “the first gay slasher film,” not many people have heard of this 2004 micro-budget indie movie. It did not receive a wide release, but it’s now available for streaming online, 14 years later, and we both concluded that it is definitely worth a watch. Listen here for our analysis

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Dead and Buried

Studio interference probably kept this movie from becoming great. Though Dead and Buried came packaged up with some great acting, a decent cast and creepy atmosphere, history has shown this film to have lived up to its title. Our verdict? Listen to our first episode this Halloween season to find out!

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Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead

Todd was thrilled to finally introduce Craig to the official Troma catalog, and he selected one of their most recent horror-comedy-musicals that more or less accurately represents the notorious low-budget movie house’s wacky, no-holds-barred, punk sensibilities. What did Craig think of it? Have a listen to find out.

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