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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.
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.
In celebration of April Fool’s Day next week, here is another 80′ slasher film starring none other than Biff from Back to the Future. Stick around for an important announcement from us at the end of the podcast.
The Sam Raimi team of misfits gathers together in 1989 to add to the growing pile of middling 80’s slasher films, this one surrounding the night crew in a supermarket that is too small for its own good. Sam and Ted Raimi, Martin Sheen’s daughter, and even Bruce Campbell all make appearances, with effects by The Walking Dead goremeister Greg Nicotero.
We chose this film to finish up our month of notorious #2’s because Hooper and Co. decided to go a completely different direction with a wacky, gory comedy, instead of the shocking straight horror style of the original (which did, truth be told, have its own darkly comedic moments).