Our Month of Horrors Extravaganza continues this week with 1992’s split personality thriller RAISING CAIN, directed by the divisive Brian De Palma. John Lithgow camps it up as the stupidly named Carter Nix and his multiple personalities. But which performance do we love more? The ineffectual husband? The leather jacket-clad, cigarette-smoking bad boy Cain? The Norwegian father with the laughable accent? Or the sensibly dressed and coquettish Margo? Somehow deadly sundials and Andrea from Beverly Hills, 90210 make their way into proceedings, but what proves most perplexing is the definition of the word ‘swarthy.’ We’re still baffled.
On this week’s episode we head to the movie theater and check out a film that critics love and audiences seem to despise, 2017’s “horror” flick IT COMES AT NIGHT. So what exactly is ‘it’? Why is ‘it’ coming? And, hey, why is the screen suddenly so tiny? We attempt to get to the bottom of it all, while wondering why the studio’s marketing team hasn’t yet been drawn and quartered. WARNING! THIS EPISODE CONTAINS MAJOR SPOILERS!!