May 14, 2020
American horror often brings nightmares to Anytown or Mayberry - idyllic hamlets besieged by horrors. What happens when terrors come to slums already engulfed by cartel violence? Would the Losers Club be losers if they were homeless? This week, Marcus and Melissa explore a unique blend of Stephen King, Guillermo del Toro and Niel Gaiman. Also, which of Jerry Stiller's real and fictional kids would you rather see star as a slasher villain?
Motion Picture Terror Scale: 2 (Marcus) / 2+ (Melissa). Quality: 5. Enjoyment: 5.
Articles mentioned in this episode:
"How Tigers Are Not Afraid director made one of Stephen King and Guillermo del Toro's favorite new movies," by Clark Collis in Entertainment Weekly
"[Interview] Writer/Director Issa López for TIGERS ARE NOT AFRAID," by Adrienne Clark in Nightmarish Conjurings
"Jerry Stiller, Comedian With Enduring Appeal, Is Dead at 92," by Peter Keepnews in The New York Times