Wanting some pop songs to make Psycho III more hip for the MTV generation, Universal tasked composer Carter Burwell with making some but after a few rejected attempts, Burwell put a spin on his score for the electro-pop song “Scream of Love”.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris, and Joe talk about the original and the new Halloween, The Haunting of Hill House, hipster horror, Psycho, Liam Neeson killing drug dealers with a snow plow, the potential end of The Purge franchise, the convoluted plot of the Pirates franchise and much more.
The proprietor of the Bates Motel, Norman Bates developed a psychotic split personality disorder after a horrific childhood of abuse and his “Mother” personality kills anyone who poses a threat or goes against the twisted morality instilled in Norman by his mother Norma.
Of all the R rated movies that inexplicably got kid friendly cartoons, Troma’s Toxic Avenger might be the strangest as Toxie got a crew of fellow radioactive mutants and set out to save the environment against the evil Dr. Killemoff in Toxic Crusaders.
A solid follow up to Thriller on your Halloween party playlist, Rockwell’s “Somebody’s Watching Me” features Michael Jackson on the chorus and a bunch of references to horror movies and TV.