Phantom of the Paradise

Phantom of the Opera? No. It’s “Phantom of the Paradise” on Hindsight is Horrifying

Today we end our malformed Halloween season with a look at Brian De Palma’s trippy musical extravaganza, “Phantom of the Paradise.” Before Andrew Lloyd Weber gave the world his lesser-known version of Leroux’s famous novel, the bell-bottomed population of the 1970s was subjected to this prog/folk acid trip. The plot concerns a weird and disturbing composer who is maimed and …

Shark Night

Shark Night (2011)

“Ted, we don’t have time for a tourniquet!” – Darth Jader In case it isn’t obvious, the huge selling point of Shark Night is that Ted from Schitt’s Creek is in it. Beloved #Hindsighters, your fearless gang is back from their spine-tingling adventure with sharks at the Georgia Aquarium. In honor of Darth, Jason, and Adam’s first underwater adventure together …

Tremors (1990)

Tremors: “This Valley is Just One Long Smorgasbord.” In 1990 America, no one could ever have predicted that a movie about subterranean penis monsters would not only attract the acting talents of Kevin Bacon and Fred Ward, but also inspire almost as many sequels as Highlander. For real, what Freud-obsessed writer decided to create a film franchise featuring the leviathan …

The Conjuring

The Conjuring – Podcast 0134

The Conjuring: “She’s Already Gone…and Now You’re All Gonna Die.” What’s a violent ghost in comparison to an upside-down mortgage? In the continued exploration of what will frighten Darth to the very depths of her soul, we discuss The Conjuring, one of the highest grossing horror movies of all time. The Conjuring takes place in a time when your diagnosis …

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Shivers – Podcast 0133

Shivers: They Came From Within! (Phrasing, boom!) Hindsighters, steele yourselves for bodily and sexual mutilation in Shivers, where super-rapey parasites take over the residents of an upscale condo. In David Cronenberg’s wildly disturbing directorial debut, we venture back to the swinging 70s, when the women were braless and there was an ashtray at every elevator. Seriously, tune in to this …