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Really Awful Movies: Ep 410 – Near Dark

On this episode of the podcast, Near Dark. This Bill Paxton/Lance Henriksen starrer, is really damn good.

And it manages to add something new to a slightly shopworn genre, the vampire film. And it does with marrying Western / bank heist sensibilities, with a dark cinematic aesthetic.

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Really Awful Movies: Ep 404 – The Shining and Groundhog Day

In this episode of the podcast, my two favorite winter movies as befitting a cold snap in Ontario.

The two films on the docket are The Shining and Groundhog Day, which best exemplify the winter season spanning two different movies and genres.

In this episode:

  • Cold weather in Ontario
  • Fahrenheit vs Celsius
  • Winter as a setting for horror
  • The Thing and its omission from this list
  • Alien vs The Thing
  • The Shining and Top 10 Horror Movies of all Time
  • Groundhog Day and job/romantic dissatisfaction

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