In this series we are counting down the 30 best horror films of the 20th century. This time, numbers 27 to 25, which means we discuss, with some spoilers, the films Hellraiser, The Blair Witch Project and Jacob’s Ladder.

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s05e02 Best Horror of the 20th Century (27 to 25) – The Good Robot Andys

10 thoughts on “s05e02 Best Horror of the 20th Century (27 to 25) – The Good Robot Andys

  • 6th September 2018 at 9:36 pm
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    Love the podcast fellas! Very enjoyable :D

    Stumbled upon this site through curiosity through Flarum Discuss, cheers!

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    • 7th September 2018 at 1:28 pm
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      Thanks Ralkage! Nice to hear at least one person is listening :-)

  • 7th September 2018 at 2:29 pm
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    Thanks Ralkage, remember, tell your friends, tell all your friends.

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  • 9th September 2018 at 8:57 pm
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    Enjoying your countdown, guys. It saves me watching all the scary films :-) Though listening to the descriptions on my own in the evening is freaking me out slightly! Obviously you will not be getting any suggestions from me… Though I did see Gremlins a long time ago and tend to agree with Andy B from what I remember.
    You say in relation to Hellraiser that the survivor is often a woman, this is a trope well discussed in (feminist) film theory and known as the “final girl” https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Final_girl

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  • 9th September 2018 at 9:47 pm
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    On second thoughts… I have seen one film which I think deserves to be in the list… Scream!

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  • 10th September 2018 at 8:55 am
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    Thanks Kathy. I am glad to hear the discussions are freaking you out. Thanks for the link to “Final girl”. I have always just called her “the survivor”. Truly innovative films break the mould by making her blond. She survives because she does not have sex.

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  • 10th September 2018 at 8:55 am
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    As for whether Scream! is on the list – you’ll have to wait and see. (I quite like it.)

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  • 18th November 2018 at 8:33 pm
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    So here’s your unintenationaly homoerotic list…

    Top gun
    300
    Rocky III
    Tango and Cash
    Fast and the Furious
    Fight Club
    Point Break
    Magic Mike
    Batman and Robin
    Lord of the Rings.

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    • 21st November 2018 at 3:19 pm
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      Interesting list. I think we can safely strike 300 and Magic Mike off that list as they are most definitely intentionally homoerotic. Top Gun, the Fast and Furious franchise and Lord of the Rings are all dripping with bromance.

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