68. Demián Rugna’s When Evil Lurks (2023)

Loathsome Things: A Horror Movie Podcast

Nov 12 2023 • 1 hr 16 mins

Content Warning: violence against children and by children is depicted in this film, as is violence against and by animals. This includes a scene in which an animal commits violence against a child.

God is dead, welcome to beautiful Argentina! This time we reviewed a demonic possession apocalypse movie that absolutely slams. Put away your flashlights, your gunpowder, and your fear of death, because they won’t help you here! That’s right, it’s a zombie movie where instead of zombie you get demonic possession and the attempts of devils to be born into the world via Se7en-style bloat-bodies. There are rules to follow and fools to not follow them. Join us to figure out how that crazy Possessed-defeating doo-dad works in this most bonita episode of Loathsome Things: A Horror Movie Podcast!

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The Loathsome Things Official Top 10 Greatest Horror Movies of All Time List (of those we've reviewed for an episode of Loathsome Things: A Horror Movie Podcast)

(1) Tobe Hooper's The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) (2) Andrzej Żuławski's Possession (1981) (3) Brian De Palma’s Carrie (1976) (4) Rose Glass’ Saint Maud (2019) (5) Bob Clark’s Black Christmas (1974) (6) George A Romero’s Night of the Living Dead (1968) (7) Alex Garland’s Men (2022) (8) Miike Takashi’s Audition (1999) (9) Ti West’s X (2022) (10) Jeremy Gillespie and Steven Kostanski's The Void (2016)

Honorable Mentions: Beyond the Door III (1989) – American teens take an evil train ride across bad-times Yugoslavia! The Pit (1981) – A coming-of-age story about seeing boobs, evil teddy bears and feeding beasts! The Suckling (1990) – An abortion monster kills a house full of sex workers on his way home!