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Every week, Imported Horror brings you the best of fiendish ghouls, bloodthirsty zombies and creepy ghosts from beyond the shining seas. We explore international horror movies and television shows from around the globe that are readily available on American streaming services. All episodes are spoiler-free.

May 7, 2020

Teenagers in the woods with a psycho killer. You've seen this movie before, right? Are you sure? Marcus and Melissa dive into the murky depths of Lake Bodom, a twisted slasher film born from Finland's most notorious unsolved murder mystery. They also explore overlap between true crime and horror and challenge the monstrous "murder hornet."

Motion Picture Terror Scale: 3 (Marcus), 2+ (Melissa). Quality: 4 / 4- Enjoyment: 5 / 4

Articles mentioned in this episode:

"Lake Bodom (2016) soundtrack - The Obsession" on YouTube

"The Real Unsolved Murders of Lake Bodom," by Julia Kaminski in ScreamFest

"Campsite Killer: The Unsolved Mystery of the Lake Bodom Murders," by Jake Rossen in Mental Floss

"‘Murder Hornets’ in the U.S.: The Rush to Stop the Asian Giant Hornet," by Mike Baker in The New York Times

"Fire Ant Frequently Asked Questions," by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service