Nolan is joined by Emily, Kat, and Thomas to discuss Terence Young’s Wait Until Dark (1967) and Mike Flanagan’s Hush (2016). The group reports on their latest horror discoveries before playing deadly games with a double feature of home invasion movies where underestimated victims turn the tables on their attackers.
Other movies discussed on this episode: The Road Movie (2018), Frozen (2010) (VOD — Amazon, YouTube, VUDU, iTunes, Google Play), The Shape Of Water (2017), The Open House (2018) (Netflix), Friend Request (2017) (VOD — Amazon, YouTube, iTunes, Google Play), Insidious: The Last Key (2018), Gerald’s Game (2017) (Netflix), Prevenge (2017)
(Shudder), A Dark Song (2017) (Netflix), Fright Night Part 2 (1989).
As will always be the case with this show, be aware that our discussion contains spoilers. If you want to watch the movies before listening to the show, there are a couple of ways you can do so. Wait Until Dark is available to rent via VOD from Amazon, YouTube, VUDU, iTunes, and Google Play. Hush is available to stream on Netflix.
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Sources cited and/or used as research for this episode:
Wait Until Dark. Directed by Terence Young. USA: Warner Bros., 1967. Blu-ray.
Hush. Directed by Mike Flanagan. USA: Blumhouse Productions, 2016. Netflix.
Peaty, Gwyneth. “Power in Silence: Captions, Deafness, and the Final Girl.” M/C Journal: A Journal of Media and Culture 20, no. 3 (2017). http://journal.media-culture.org.au/index.php/mcjournal/article/view/1268
Lopez, Kristen. “What A Movie Like Hush Means For Disabled Representation.” Film School Rejects. May 9, 2016. https://filmschoolrejects.com/how-hush-brings-disability-into-the-light-58b7b1447af7/.
“Hush: A Review.” Deaf Life for a Hearing Mind (blog). May 23, 2016.
Withey, Rebecca-Anne. “Rebecca-Anne Withey: What I thought of the Netflix movie ‘Hush,’ with a Deaf character (but not a Deaf actress).” The Limping Chicken (blog). May 16, 2016. http://limpingchicken.com/2016/05/16/rebecca-anne-withey-what-i-thought-of-the-netflix-movie-hush-with-a-deaf-character-but-not-a-deaf-actress/.