103 | I Remember You

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Director: Oskar Thor Axelsson

Writers: Oskar Thor Axelsson, Otto Geir Borg, [novel by] Yrsa Sigurdardottir

Synopsis: A psychiatrist mourning the mysterious disappearance of his son is caught up in another mystery, when he is called in to assist a detective in the investigation of a suicide. An old woman has hung herself, but her body showed clear signs of abuse, which didn’t seem to come from her husband. Together they uncover her connection to another missing boy, one who disappeared decades ago, & whose apparition has begun to appear to the psychiatrist. Could these events somehow be connected to his own missing son?

Another plot line follows an uneasy trio who travel to the same area in Iceland to renovate an old cabin. The husband & wife have recently patched things up after a separation following the loss of their child. They are accompanied by a female friend, & there are clear unspoken conflicts at the heart of each person’s relationship with the other, though the nature of those conflicts aren’t revealed right away. Amidst the renovation montages & tense interactions with her husband & friend, the wife also begins to have visions of the mysterious boy.


Next movie will be the aptly-named rape revenge thriller, Revenge.

Music courtesy of Peter Perfect. Check him out on Instagram | Soundcloud

102 | The Poughkeepsie Tapes

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Writer: Drew & John Erick Dowdle

Director: John Erick Dowdle

Synopsis: When police discover a trove of video tapes in an abandoned house they learn that a serial killer has been living in their town, & is responsible for dozens of what they had thought to be unrelated murders. The killer is an expert at throwing investigators off his scent, constantly varying his MO to baffle profilers. It is only through the killer’s meticulously catalogued tape library that authorities are finally able to connect the pieces, but by this time the mysterious figure is long gone.


Next movie will be Icelandic horror flick, I Remember You (currently streaming on US Netflix).

Intro/Outro music courtesy Peter Perfect. Check him out on Instagram | Soundcloud

101 | Hereditary

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Writer/Director: Ari Aster

Stars: Toni Collette, Gabriel Byrne, Alex Wolff & Milly Shapiro

Synopsis: We meet the Graham family shortly after the death of Annie’s mother, a strange & private old woman who had been living with the family during her illness. Annie is conflicted over her mother’s death, since they had been estranged on & off. Days after the funeral a horrible accident happens, & there is another loss in the family. This one hits everyone much harder, & they also have to contend with horrible nightmares & terrifying visions & sounds. As Annie copes with her grief she starts to suspect that unseen forces might be at work, guiding the events in their lives for some mysterious purpose.


For our next episode, we're dipping into our bag of listener suggestions and reviewing The Poughkeepsie Tapes. Join us in a couple weeks to discuss this cult classic found footage flick.

Intro/Outro music courtesy Peter Perfect. Check him out on Instagram | Soundcloud

100 | Jaws

99 | The Greasy Strangler

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Director: Jim Hosking

Writers: Jim Hosking & Toby Harvard

Stars: Michael St. Michael, Sky Elobar, Elizabeth De Razzo

Synopsis: Big Ronnie & his son, Big Brayden, give disco walking tours in Los Angeles, & really, really enjoy greasy food. Things are great between the two until an alluring woman enters their lives & they begin vying for her affection. Meanwhile, a grease-covered killer is stalking the city, murdering people they know. Could Big Ronnie know more than he’s letting on?


*cue Jaws theme music*