Apr 16, 2020
Are the people you know really the people you know? In the rustic Irish countryside, a young single mother struggles with a son who might be a fiendish impostor. Marcus and Melissa explore the lore and film history of creepy kids before diving into the trippy and claustrophobic Hole in the Ground. Also, which Matt Groening series would you rather see converted to a horror movie?
Motion Picture Terror Scale: 3 (Marcus) / 2+ Melissa. Quality: 4- / 4 Enjoyment: 4 / 4
Articles mentioned in this episode:
"Evil children subgenre of horror movies continues to chill and disturb viewers," by Douglas J. Rowe for the Associated Press and published on MassLive.com
"Interview: ‘Hole In The Ground’ Director Lee Cronin Talks Phobias, Changelings & More," by Kat Hughes in The Hollywood News
"‘The Hole in the Ground’ Used Little ... [Interview]," by Fred Topel in Bloody Disgusting. (Contains spoilers)