Episode #178: “You ARE Great” | Willow & Child’s Play (1988)

One of our movies this week is full of magic and wonder. Swords and sorcery. The other one is a bit more murder-y. We explore the adventurous world of Willow alongside the dark streets of Chicago being haunted by a possessed doll: Willow & Child’s Play.

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Episode #166: “High Infidelity” | Fatal Attraction (1987)

When a one-night stand turns into a couple of nights… and then Dan suddenly remembers he’s married to a fantastic wife, has a great kid, and a fairly low-maintenance dog… you’ve got either a recipe for disaster or bunny soup. Whichever one sounds tastier.

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Episode #159: “Finger Lickin’ Good” | Near Dark (1987)

Take the cast of ALIENS and put them in Oklahoma… and make them vampires. Then you’ve got Kathryn Bigelow’s feature film directing debut: NEAR DARK.

(I wonder what Paul Reiser would’ve looked like as a vampire…)

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Episode #158: “Chill the Maggots; Sex the Roaches” | Hellraiser (1987)

It’s the epic love story for the ages: Girl meets boy. Girl marries boy. Girl is bored with husband and has affair with husband’s brother. Brother-in-law gets bored with the limits of earthly pleasure and pain and gets ripped apart and taken to another dimension. Girl moves into brother-in-law’s old house and ultimately discovers undead skinless brother-in-law in the attic. Girl begins to seduce and murder random men to help restore brother-in-law’s physical body. Eventually demon/angel with pincushion head shows up and raises hell.

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