Jul 23, 2020
In an ancient convent on a strange island, a nun holding a peculiar amulet falls to her death. The amulet shatters. The pieces are buried. Years later, a girl from London travels to the island looking for answers to questions she doesn't understand. Marcus, Melissa and Grady study a little-known cult horror flick with deep roots in H.P. Lovecraft and Italian cinema. Also, would Ray from "Everybody Loves Raymond" survive a monster movie?
Motion Picture Terror Scale: 2. Quality: 4. Enjoyment: 4 (Marcus & Melissa) / 3 (Grady)
Articles mentioned in this episode:
"INTERVIEW: DIRECTOR MARIANO BAINO TALKS LOVECRAFTIAN HORROR FILM DARK WATERS," by Eric Walkuski in JoBlo.com
"Rock! Shock! Pop! Presents: An Interview With Filmmaker Mariano Baino," by Ian Jane in Rock! Shock! Pop!
"'Dark Waters' is an Italian Horror Gem Worth Discovering," by Jamie Righetti in Film School Rejects
"The Unseen: Dead Waters and an Interview with Mariano Baino," by Rebekah McKendry in ComingSoon.Net
"The "Everybody Loves Raymond" effect: Why TV gets marriage all wrong," by Joel Keller in Salon