Nolan is joined by Thomas Foster, Emily von Seele, Kat Adams, and Ben McBride to discuss Brian De Palma’s Carrie (1976) and Joachim Trier’s Thelma (2017). The crew catch up on recent releases, new discoveries, and rewatches before the powers their religious and overbearing parents tried to suppress finally manifest and wreak havoc on their social lives.
Other movies discussed on this episode: Shadow In The Cloud (2021) (Hulu), Separation (2021), Djinn (2021) (VOD), Spiral (2021) (VOD), House Of Wax (2005) (Tubi), Psycho Goreman (2021) (Shudder), A Quiet Place Part II (2021), He Knows You’re Alone (1980) (VOD), Bloodthirsty (2021) (VOD), Kwaidan (1964) (HBO Max), Saint Maud (2020) (Amazon), The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (2021) (HBO Max).
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. Carrie is available to stream on Showtime, Thelma is available to stream on Hulu, and both are available to rent via video-on-demand, as well as being available for purchase on Blu-ray or DVD.
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Links of interest and/or sources cited for research on this episode:
The Three Faces of ‘Carrie’s’ True Villain, Margaret White by Emily von Seele (Bloody Disgusting)
Review: UNBURIED is an Intensely Satisfying Queer Horror Anthology by Emily von Seele (Daily Dead)
[TIFF Review] Striking Coming-of-Age Thriller ‘Thelma’ Resembles ‘Carrie’ by Joe Lipsett (Bloody Disgusting)
Horror Queers (iTunes) (podcast)
Gayly Helpful 2021 (Gayly Dreadful) (articles)
Gayly Helpful 2021 (Tiltify) (fundraiser)