82 minutes | Jul 23rd 2020

Get Thee to a Freaky Nunnery: Dark Waters (Russia, United Kingdom, Ukraine & Italy, 1993)

In an ancient convent on a strange island, a nun holding a peculiar amulet falls to her death. The amulet shatters. The pieces are buried. Years later, a girl from London travels to the island looking for answers to questions she doesn't understand. Marcus, Melissa and Grady study a little-known cult horror flick with deep roots in H.P. Lovecraft and Italian cinema. Also, would Ray from "Everybody Loves Raymond" survive a monster movie?

Motion Picture Terror Scale: 2. Quality: 4. Enjoyment: 4 (Marcus & Melissa) / 3 (Grady)

Articles mentioned in this episode:

"INTERVIEW: DIRECTOR MARIANO BAINO TALKS LOVECRAFTIAN HORROR FILM DARK WATERS," by Eric Walkuski in JoBlo.com

"Rock! Shock! Pop! Presents: An Interview With Filmmaker Mariano Baino," by Ian Jane in Rock! Shock! Pop!

"'Dark Waters' is an Italian Horror Gem Worth Discovering," by Jamie Righetti in Film School Rejects

"The Unseen: Dead Waters and an Interview with Mariano Baino," by Rebekah McKendry in ComingSoon.Net

"The "Everybody Loves Raymond" effect: Why TV gets marriage all wrong," by Joel Keller in Salon

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