Straw Dogs + The Perfect Host

Straw Dogs + The Perfect Host
Podcast: Double Feature
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Terror on the inside. Now Available: Double Feature Year 1 on iTunes. Remastered for iTunes, Year 1 of Double Feature is now available on th...

Posted July 16, 2015
Hosted by Eric Thirteen & Michael Koester
Tags:All PodcastsYear 8

Episode Notes

Terror on the inside. Now Available: Double Feature Year 1 on iTunes. Remastered for iTunes, Year 1 of Double Feature is now available on the iTunes Store and Apple Music. The complete Let’s Play Alien Isolation is also online! Straw Dogs, Sam Peckinpah, and a checkmark on John Water’s Cecil B Demented list. That infamous complicated rape scene. Siege on the house. Gender roles! Straw Dogs and the censors. Human beings as animals. The star of the show in The Perfect Host. A Netflix survivor! Actors taking chances. Do we want to be surprised or pat on the head? Managing audience expectations. Let’s talk about Battleship Pretension. Even more Alien.

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Double Feature Year 1
Let’s Play Alien Isolation

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Straw Dogs

Straw Dogs


Released: January 30, 1972
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Director: Sam Peckinpah
Writer: David Zelag Goodman, Sam Peckinpah, Gordon Williams
Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Susan George, Peter Vaughan

A young American and his English wife come to rural England and face increasingly vicious local harassment.

The Perfect Host

The Perfect Host


Released: May 7, 2011
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Director: Nick Tomnay
Writer: Nick Tomnay, Krishna Jones
Starring: David Hyde Pierce, Clayne Crawford, Tyrees Allen

An on-the-run convict looking for temporary cover finds it at the house of a very colorful character.

 
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