Episode 59: Under the Shadow

Director/Writer: Babak Anvari

Stars: Narges Rashidi, Avin Manshadi, Bobby Naderi

Synopsis: During the Iran-Iraq War in 1988, a woman and her daughter are left alone in their Tehran apartment, while her husband serves in the military. After other tenants in the apartment building decide to move north in an attempt to escape the likely destruction of Tehran, Shideh goes against the wishes of her husband and remains in the apartment, despite the danger. But it isn't just bombs that Shideh and her daughter have to be afraid of. There seems to be a malevolent force in the apartment, intent on taking everything from them.

Want to skip the small talk? We start the review at 00:12:15


The real world can be scary enough so we're gonna switch it up next time and review the non-horror movie, Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them. That's right, folks. All that Harry Potter chat peppered-in throughout our episodes has been for no reason other than we love Harry Potter. So with this next episode being our 60th, we gettin crazy and reviewing HP. If that ain't your thing, you can listen to some past episodes instead. We'll be back in the horror game next time.