The Platform: Calling all Squid Game Fans: More Social SciFi Horror for You!

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Like the Squid Game? Want more dystopian futuristic societal experimentation run amok? Then try this 2019 offering from Spain, The Platform. This isn’t a game, but competition for survival is fierce, and if you get out with your life you may just win yourself higher education credits.

The Movie Morlock is joined by Al Fraser, one of the co-founders of The Cambria Film Festival to discuss this thought-provoking movie that may be hard to stomach, but if you have an appetite for it, the movie may reward you.

The Platform is available to stream on Netflix.

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The Wicker Man and Other Folk Horror Fun

Shannon, from Whatshannonwatched on Instagram, is back to discuss one of her favorite films. Shannon and James (The Movie Morlock) dive into director Ron Hardy’s 1973 Folk Horror classic, The Wicker Man.

Along the way there is some discussion about John Carpenter and his finest creation, Michael Myers. James saw Halloween Kills, and has a few surprisingly nice words for the new sequel.

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No Time to Die

James Bond is back after many years, and some pandemic delays. Worth the wait? The Movie Morlock shares his thoughts on Daniel Craig’s final outing as 007.

Also, it’s October so that means horror movies. And the Morlock watched a notorious stinker that he was always curious about. Hear the Morlock’s thoughts on the legendary Exorcist II: The Heretic.

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Many Saints of Newark

This week the Morlock checks in with the Soprano’s prequel, The Many Saints of Newark, plus Jake Gyllenhaal is the angriest 911 operator you hope to never get in case of an emergency in The Guilty.

The Morlock also peeps a British teen exploitation film from 1960, Beat Girl, and then finishes things off with a series he’s currently binging, the Netflix international sensation, Squid Game. 

There’s a lot of entertainment packed in 40 minutes.

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