Did you know that the Idle Chatter guys could pull off detailed, concise film discussions? On this episode, Andrew and Josh dig into the Scream Factory release of John Carpenter’s THE FOG.
Filled with atmosphere, fantastic music scored by Carpenter himself, and the ever-popular Jamie Lee Curtis, this eerie cautionary tale warns any of you future founders of towns to not steal your start up funds from pirates with leprosy.
Could Adrienne Barbeau, Carpenter’s former love, look or sound any more fantastic? Her Stevie Wayne radio voice could be used the read the telephone book (they still make those?) and we’d listen to the whole thing. Also, this film features Janet Leigh, Jamie Lee’s mother and star of the Hitchcock classic, PSYCHO.
The Fog Scream Factory Blu-Ray
If you get a chance, pick this Scream Factory Blu-Ray Disc up. Excellent features pack an already fantastic experience to the gills with commentaries, featurettes, and a filming locations video by Sean Clark in his series of excellent pieces titled HORROR’S HALLOWED GROUNDS that you can find other entries in on multiple Scream Factory titles.
This film, without a doubt, is an awe-inspiring piece of suspenseful horror. Like that spine-tingling feeling but not as into the gore? This is your film. Want music that will get caught in your head and draws you back for another viewing? This is your film. Like Tom Atkins without his signature mustache (blasphemy!)? This is your film.
Don’t go near the fog, but definitely listen to this episode. Then get THE FOG on your screen…right away!