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Podcast: Decades of Horror 1970β€²s Eps 002 – The Brood (1979)

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Doc Rotten and The Black Saint continue their examination of the horror films of the Seventies with David Cronenberg’sΒ The BroodΒ featuring Oliver Reed, Samantha Eggar and Art Hindle. The director injects a ton of personal subtext into the script causing The Black Saint to believe Cronenberg may be exorcising some personal demons withΒ The Brood. The film, while containing its signature shock ...

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Film Review: The Brood (1979)

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SYNOPSIS: An eccentric psychiatrist who practices innovative techniques to penetrate the psychological blocks in a man’s wife who is under his care. The husband β€œOliver Reed” tries to uncover a suspicious psychiatrist’s therapy techniques being used on his institutionalized ex-wife. Through bodily manifestation the psychiatrist helps the wife to give birth to her living incarnations from the darkest inner impulses ...

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