The Witching Hour: Episode 3 — ‘The Meg’, Shark Movies & the ‘Slender Man’ Debacle

     August 14, 2018


Welcome to The Witching Hour! Collider’s horror podcast, co-created and co-hosted by Horror Editor Haleigh Foutch and Senior Editorial Producer Perri Nemiroff. After talking through the highs and lows 2018 horror cinema so far in our inaugural episode, and a nostalgia-filled trip through the best 90s teen horror, we’re talking the biggest horror titles of the week — The Meg and Slender Man.

This week, we break down what The Meg gets right and what it could have done a little better, how it stacks up to other shark movies, and why we wish we could have seen the R-rated version. Then, we dive into Slender Man and what the hell happened with the poorly conceived, executed, and received film, which has been dismissed by critics and audiences alike.

Listen to the latest episode of The Collider Podcast below and click here to find us on iTunes. To stay up to date on all things Witching Hour, you can also follow us on Twitter at @HaleighFoutch and @PNemiroff or on Instagram at @HaystackMcGroovy and @pnemiroff, and keep up with the #ColliderWitchingHour hashtag.

For more on some of the topics discussed in the podcast, check out the links below. Head over to the Collider Factory for more podcasts, and stay tuned next week for more of The Witching Hour.

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