Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

We are a movie-themed podcast! Each episode is filled with a dealer's choice of interviews with interesting actors, filmmakers and other guests as well as lengthy discussions of specific movies. Plus our own brand of ridiculous humor with conversations about trends in Hollywood and changes in the film industry.

Join the club! Become a Meltketeer and get EXCLUSIVE episodes!

Sep 9, 2016

Movie Meltdown - Episode 364

This week we are coming to you "live" from Days of the Dead: Louisville, where we are joined once again by our special guest co-host Doug Bradley, as we discuss this week's Sofa Theater feature - The Innocents. This 1961 Gothic horror film stars Deborah Kerr, Martin Stephens, Megs Jenkins and happens to be one of Doug's favorite films. Join us as we discern just how much influence writer Truman Capote had on the movie as well as trying to decide... are these murderous children or are there actual ghosts in the house or is it all just the visions of a madwoman? Listen and come to your own conclusion.

And as we divvy up the vegan cupcakes, we also mention... rewatching Stranger Things, H. P. Lovecraft, tea adverts, innocence destroys innocence, Megs Jenkins, The Turn of the Screw, sexual repression, deep focus, the great foil throughout, an X certificate, one step away from dying, I just throw some candy towards them, Georges Auric, that creepy song, turning down movie roles, a southern Gothic, Ron Perlman and Sir Christopher Plummer, a very dubious uncertain moral tone, a red herring, Martin Stephens, weird and disconnected, psycho sexual fantasy, Freddie Francis, a synthesized electronic sound, Martin Scorsese, a real tear, everything needs a little more placenta, the roses, I won't be your friend, how Freudian do you want to get?, the Redgrave clan, it's a vicious cycle of beauty and love, Mary-Kate and Ashley and the fate of Rupert.

Spoiler Alert: Full spoilers (and lots of speculation) for Jack Clayton's The Innocents, so go watch it before you listen. You have been warned!

"I was all about ghosts... when I was a kid."

For more on Days of the Dead and their upcoming dates, go to:
Doug doesn't want to be your friend, but you can see his posts on his Facebook fan page: