Halloween IV: Nine-Tenths of the Law

Oct 25, 2018, 04:35 AM

In our fourth annual Hindi Horror Halloween episode we discuss three films about women being possessed by malevolent forces. 

Show Notes:

Our previous Halloween episodes are here

Thank you so much to Sruguru and Xenia / Cat Green Bike for the Apple Podcasts reviews!

The Exorcist and William Friedkin (and The Devil and Father Amorth which we don’t recommend) 

Sexism and the exorcism genre

Naina

The Eye and The Eye

Ophthalmologist controversy 

Hot doctor 

Dark Messenger, the TV spinoff

Lack of suspense 

(INTERVAL (“Bichua” from 1920)

1920

Allerton Castle

Sequels 

Christian elements 

Revolt of 1857

A real Beguiled situation

Practical effects (granted ripped off of other movies)

Should a horror movie be jusged by how scary it is?

Hanuman saves the day!

The House Next Door

This is not a Bollywood film, it’s a Tamil film

Films shot simultaneously in different languages

Kadhal 2 Kalyanam

Silent Hill (Naomi Watts is not in the film)

Chinese Ghosts

Subverting expectations

NEXT TIME: thoughtful leading man Ayushmann Khurrana

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