5: Halloween: Ghosts, Witches, and Zombies, Oh My!
Summary: In this episode we discuss three Bollywood horror films featuring popular and familiar supernatural creatures. Show Notes: Happy Halloween! Matt plugs John Carpenter’s Halloween (not a Bollywood film) Shout out to Edmonton’s DEDfest Ranging MMS is the found footage horror film we mention Bipasha Basu, Bollywood’s scream queen Nagini, Indian snake women Pretentious Movie Reviews Bhoot (Ram Gopal Varma, 2003) Shout out to 90s Canadian classic Due South Film Studies Students Alert: we discuss shots Ajay Devgan (the slap master) Urmila Matondkar and Rekha INTERMISSION (“Bhoot Hoon Main” from Bhoot) Ek Thi Daayan (Kannan Iyer’s, 2013) Emraan Hashmi as Bobo the Magician Illusions, not tricks Elevator to hell Indian witches Huma Qureshi, Konkona Sen Sharma, and Kalki Koechiln Dance sequences! Gothic elements Go Goa Gone (Raj Nidimoru and Krishna D.K., 2013) Saif Ali Khan (from Race!) India’s first zombie film Blonde Saif Ali Khan isn’t fooling anyone Pre-film disclaimers NEXT TIME: Three films with international superstar Priyanka Chopra Find us on iTunes! and Stitcher! Follow us on Twitter! Like us on Facebook!