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🏰 "The Ninth Configuration" (1980) 

"Is this your dog?"
"What does it look like, my zebra?"
"What do you call him?"
"Irresponsible, he's ten minutes late for rehearsal."

this is tremendous

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🏰 "The Ninth Configuration" (1980) 

This is... notably more comedically aligned than I was expecting.

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🏰 "The Ninth Configuration" (1980) 

Feel like a foggy gothic castle might not be the... ideal location for an insane asylum for the militarily unhinged, even one meant to check if they're faking.

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#202, or #852, 1980's "The Ninth Configuration," which I understand is an alternative followup to "The Exorcist."

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mastodon user goes to doctor, says to doctor, "doctor, my notifications column is a mess, life seems bleak,"

doctor says, "here's great post by a fellow mastodon user, it's doing numbers, everyone's boosting it,"

mastodon user says, "but doctor,"

🌽 "Children of the Corn" (1984) 

Peter Horton and Linda Hamilton don't get enough to do, the supernatural element is superfluous, they barely really get much out of the creepy kids -- would anything be that different if they were all 35?

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🌽 "Children of the Corn" (1984) 

A lot of elements that have been done well in other places and ought-a combine pretty well here, but the end result is pretty weak.

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🌽 "Children of the Corn" (1984) 

Can't imagine I'm saying anything new about this one, but it sure doesn't need the actual supernatural element.

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🌽 "Children of the Corn" (1984) 

"You know not the Laws, He speaks them only to me!"

how theocratically convenient

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🌽 "Children of the Corn" (1984) 

"Are your mommy and daddy around?"
"They're in the cornfield. [...] All the adults are in the cornfield. [...] Isaac sent them there."

TECHNICALLY I was right

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🌽 "Children of the Corn" (1984) 

A bunch of kids doing Southern-style Bible yelling /should/ be pretty creepy, but it's not quite pulling it off, is it.

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🌽 "Children of the Corn" (1984) 

What this one appears to be about is a small town's been taken over by a cult of murderous corn-worshipping children.

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🌽 "Children of the Corn" (1984) 

Oh, I see, it's a Stephen King. *adjusts expectations*

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🌽 "Children of the Corn" (1984) 

if a bunch of people got slasher movie'd in a small town diner would that be fucked up or what

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I don't even know if I know what this one's about. The kid who sends people to the cornfield? Or is that a Twilight Zone.

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doctor who fans: "it's implausible for everyone on Earth to just forget about the various Dalek invasions or things like the entire planet being moved"

me: *the only person wearing a mask in a crowded supermarket*

doctor who fans: "it's implausible for everyone on Earth to just forget about the various Dalek invasions or things like the entire planet being moved"

me: *the only person wearing a mask in a crowded supermarket*

🏝️ "Spiderhead" (2022) 

Good. I might never think about it again.

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