This is a special Patron selected episode! Our Patron Doug chose this for us to cover and he joined us to talk about it.
In this episode, we look at the 2015 horror film written and directed by Osgood Perkins. Starring Emma Roberts, Kiernan Shipka, Lucy Boynton, Lauren Holly, and James Remar.
To get us started here is a synopsis, Over their winter break, two Catholic schoolgirls get left behind at their boarding school at which the nuns are rumored to be Satanists.
Trigger Warnings for this episode are brutal bloody violence, frightening/intense scenes.
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Gretel and Hansel (2016)
Directed by Osgood Perkins
Screenplay by Rob Hayes
Starring Sophia Lillis and Sam Leakey portray the title characters, alongside Charles Babalola, Jessica De Gouw, and Alice Krige..
The story follows Gretel and Hansel as they enter the dark woods in order to find work and food, and then stumble upon the home of a witch.
Written and Directed by Kate and Laura Mulleavy
Starring Kirsten Dunst, Joe Cole, and Pilou Asbæk
The plot follows a woman who, reeling after the loss of her mother, begins to cope by using a powerful substance which has hallucinogenic, violent repercussions.
The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon
West Hall, Vermont, has always been a town of strange disappearances and old legends. The most mysterious is that of Sara Harrison Shea, who, in 1908, was found dead in the field behind her house just months after the tragic death of her daughter.
Now, in present day, nineteen-year-old Ruthie lives in Sara’s farmhouse with her mother, Alice, and her younger sister. Alice has always insisted that they live off the grid, a decision that has weighty consequences when Ruthie wakes up one morning to find that Alice has vanished. In her search for clues, she is startled to find a copy of Sara Harrison Shea’s diary hidden beneath the floorboards of her mother’s bedroom. As Ruthie gets sucked into the historical mystery, she discovers that she’s not the only person looking for someone that they’ve lost. But she may be the only one who can stop history from repeating itself.
The Ghostkeeper (1981)
Directed by James Makichuk
Screenplay by Jim Makichuk and Doug MacLeod
Starring Riva Spier, Georgie Collins, Sheri McFadden, and Murray Ord
Its plot centers on a trio of snowmobilers in the Canadian Rockies who become stranded at an abandoned hotel where the elderly female innkeeper is hiding an evil entity within the building. The film is inspired by the Windigo legend of North America
The Witch (2015)
Directed and written by Robert Eggers
Starring Anna Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie, and Harvey Scrimshaw
A family in 1630s New England is torn apart by the forces of witchcraft, black magic, and possession.
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