Death Becomes Her + So I Married an Axe Murderer

Death Becomes Her + So I Married an Axe Murderer
Podcast: Double Feature
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The Halloween punchline no one asked for. Creating a synopsis for the indescribal Death Becomes Her. Special guest Zemeckis expert Michael K...

Posted November 11, 2021
Hosted by Eric Thirteen & Michael Koester
Tags:All PodcastsYear 14

Episode Notes

The Halloween punchline no one asked for. Creating a synopsis for the indescribal Death Becomes Her. Special guest Zemeckis expert Michael Koester. Uncovering one of the truly great Bruce Willis performances that allowed him to then phone it in several times a year until the end of time. Who is truly the star of Death Becomes Her? So I Married an Axe Murderer as an early Mike Myers work. What makes Axe Murderer unique against the other Myers films. Keeping the audience guessing, even when they don’t know they’re doing it. A complete retrospective on the career of a unique breed. The death of celebrity. Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue comes to its final resting place. But for how long?

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Death Becomes Her

Death Becomes Her


Released: July 30, 1992
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Director: Robert Zemeckis
Writer: Martin Donovan
Starring: Meryl Streep, Bruce Willis, Goldie Hawn

Madeline is married to Ernest, who was once arch-rival Helen's fiance. After recovering from a mental breakdown, Helen vows to kill Madeline and steal back Ernest. Unfortunately for everyone, the introduction of a magic potion causes things to be a great deal more complicated than a mere murder plot.

So I Married an Axe Murderer

So I Married an Axe Murderer


Released: July 30, 1993
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Director: Thomas Schlamme
Writer: Robbie Fox
Starring: Mike Myers, Nancy Travis, Anthony LaPaglia

Just after a bad breakup, Charlie MacKenzie falls for lovely butcher Harriet Michaels and introduces her to his parents. But, as voracious consumers of sensational tabloids, his parents soon come to suspect that Harriet is actually a notorious serial killer -- "Mrs. X" -- wanted in connection with a string of bizarre honeymoon killings. Thinking his parents foolish, Charlie proposes to Harriet. But while on his honeymoon with her, he begins to fear they were right.

 
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