HMPod.com Podcast 192 — The Walking Dead (S06), Batman v Superman, 10 Cloverfield Lane, Alienated, Decay, Somebody’s Darling, The Invitation, End of the Road

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Walking Dead ends with a rotten deal

Howdy folks! A jam-packed & extra-long episode of The Horror Movie Show, hosted as always by those jabbering superheroes Jerry & Mark. Some mega-budget blockbusters & several low-budget independent films included in this show. Let’s get on with it, shall we? Up, up & away!

Season 6 of The Walking Dead has been a corker, with our core group painted into a very tight corner by the end of the finale. Overall a grim but wild season, the guys discuss some of the larger issues the survivors faced this year, as well as what may be coming at the hands of the ignoble Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) in Season 7.

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Giganto-flick Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice had a lot of critics wanting to stab kryptonite-tipped spears into director Zack Snyder. Your speedy & powerful hosts offer up their Bat-opinions on this movie, including the glimpses of other superheroes & the future of the burgeoning DC franchise.

Though Mark did not yet see 10 Cloverfield Lane, Jerry did & he can talk enough for both of ‘em. Find out how this tale of a possibly crazed John Goodman & his captive — or maybe lucky — female companion fares. It’s a fine mixture of suspense & science fiction.

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Four indie flicks are next reviewed. Alienated is a story about a bickering husband & wife whose marriage may be ending at the same time an alien invasion of the planet begins. This was the last movie appearance of the late Taylor Negron, to whom the film is dedicated.

Decay stars Rob Zabrecky as a lonely dude with OCD who misses his mum, but finds a new girlfriend when a lovely young intruder drops dead in his basement. Zabrecky’s solid performance convinces us he is in love with the mouldering corpse.

Somebody’s Darling is a tale of a mysterious fraternity house & the young men who live there, as well as a young woman who is perhaps falling for the leader of the frat pack. An intriguing story.

THE-INVITATION_ArgumentThe Invitation, directed by Karyn Kusama, is an excellent flick, full of twists & turns as members of a strange cult host a dinner party that may have a significant impact on all the guests. Logan Marshall-Green stars as the aptly named Will, a deeply scarred fellow who is either seriously paranoid or simply brighter than the rest. This movie will undoubtedly make HMPod‘s Top 10 list for 2016.

Finally, Jerry gives his opinion on a short film by J. Spencer titled End of the Road. A kindly waitress picks the wrong night to offer succour to a lonely drifter. There will be no tip. Cheers!