Episode 9: Why I’m Just Trying To Spread A Little Yuletide FEAR!

Show Notes for Episode 9: Santa’s Slay

 

• A Word from Our Sponsor (Santa’s Little Helper Ghost Writing Services) – 00:00

• Intro Music – 00:36

• Welcome back and a heartfelt apology – 01:28

Santa’s Slay synopsis and histories – 04:08

• Help support Julia and Anthony for their bad decisions – 06:02   

• Such a wonderfully terrible opening scene with James Caan, Fran Drescher, Rebecca Gayheart, and Chris Kattan – 8:23

• How this movie isn’t boring and discussion on the death scenes – 15:15

• Nick and Mary and other Christmas themes throughout the film.  – 17:40

• Awful opening credit fonts, great artwork, and how fonts ruin things (plus Angry Julia) – 19:05

• Santa=Satan, so #NotMySanta and more murdering – 21:20

• Our favorite death scenes – 24:20

• Why it’s hard to talk about this movie – 29:15

• Our favorite quotes – 30:08

• Shoulda, coulda, woulda – could another writer/director have made a better movie with this plot line? – 36:55

• A look back at how Krampus did horror right and whether this is a salvageable story line – 37:05

• Julia’s biggest problem with the movie is….discussed at – 39:52   

• Is this a Christmas movie? Not a unanimous opinion – 40:11

• How about on the Linus test? – 40:54

• The trouble with making the grade – 41:42

• Our favorite death scenes – 24:20

• Our ratings are… – 44:28

• Want to hear a full commentary track? Donate. If we get $100 for the podcast, we’ll make it happen – 49:15

• iTunes review time – 50:48

• Don’t forget about our drawing – 51:32

• Next week’s movie A Muppet’s Christmas Carol – 52:00

• Listener questions for the week – What do you think about Santa’s Slay? What’s a fun tradition your family keeps that others may not? – 52:25            

• Anthony shares with the group about Newfoundland mummering – 56:18

• Subscribe, listen, share, and review please – 58:18

• Only 70 days until Christmas! – 59:00

• Outro Music (Christmas in Detroit) – 59:15

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