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Kit Power

Wherein Kit Power watched the movie Robocop with a different guest each month and records the resulting conversation. Occasional bonus podcasts feature returning guests picking a different movie to watch. Made possible entirely as a result of Patreon funding - Sign up for only a $1 a month for early access and exclusive content. read less
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Watching Hellbound: Hellraiser 2 with George Lea
Watching Hellbound: Hellraiser 2 with George Lea
In a special bonus episode, George Lea returns to the show, this time to watch and discuss seminal 80's horror movie (and just maybe the greatest horror sequel ever) Hellbound: Hellraiser 2! In a wide ranging and passionate discussion, listen out for:   IT - the book and film - and the storytelling of the book (including spoilers)New Line logo, associative fear, and THAT openingThat amazing scoreFearless expansion of the mythology“Don’t look in the box!”Sounds of delighted disgustClive Barker and fairy tale logicOpen brain surgeryThe brilliance of Kenneth CranhamThe horrific rebirthWhy Julia is a better villain than Frank“Come to mother!”‘Russellian elements”What would Larry’s hell look like?The way the films make the Cenobites sympathetic antagonists without compromising their monstrosityJulia just owning FrankThe differences between Channard and Pinheads sadismWill IT give us the return of mainstream horror?The Hellraiser III that never wasJust how cine-literate this film is Enjoy, and thank you for listening. Why Robocop is the greatest movie ever made. Georges superb blog, Strange Playgrounds, can be found here. Theme tune provided by The Disciples of Gonzo, from their track Superhero. Listen to more from them here: If you'd like to hear the next episode of the show 7 days ahead of everyone else, PLUS weekly bonus and/or exclusive written content, for as little as $1 a month, please check out my Patreon here: