On this final SHOCKTOBER episode we discuss the noose-is-loose would-be chiller The Gallows. Meanwhile, Elliott somehow weasels his way out of doing a Muppet voice, Stuart reveals Dick Tracy’s bias against the disabled, and Dan somehow doesn’t let the movie’s plotting make his head explode.
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Wikipedia synopsis for The Gallows
Movies recommended in this episode:
Hunt for the Wilderpeople
Lemora: A Child’s Tale of the Supernatural
when i first saw the trailers to this i had a feeling it’d get flopped. glad to see it, but sad to see another shocktober come to an end
Wow, twist ending!
Oh Floppers, dear Floppers… That’s Forest Whitaker in the upcoming Star Wars flick, NOT Charles S. Dutton!
Around 1:19 you say Charles S Dutton is in the new Star Wars. I wonder if you mean Forrest Whitaker.
Dino-storm…I think I have the title for my junky eighties Saturday morning cartoon
I’m not sure if your mouse husband reads the comments section Dan, but the movie I saw most recently that made me cry far too much far too often was “The Little Prince” recently released on Netflix. I don’t know why it did, but it certainly found the missing piece of armor covering my soft pink underbelly. Thanks for staying far too funny.
Thousands of people can be dismembered in a film – men, women, children – and I feel nothing. But when an animal gets hurt…..
I also once remember crying during The Waterboy – but for the life of me I can’t remember why. Must have been a difficult time in my life… or something. ‘You get’em Waterboy!’
And for the record, The Gallows turns in at a slim 81mins. This podcast on The Gallows is a shade under two hours – and infinitely more entertaining.
I blame Stuart for the Dutton/Whitaker mix-up. I never watched the full trailer but he’s seen it lots of times!
I’m confused about the real bad guy in this movie: did you say a noose or anus?
So I totally missed a goof ’em up early on and totally thought Vincent Gallo was in this for about ten minutes.
Re: a movie that will make you cry: Joy Luck Club. Guaranteed.55