Sunday Jun 13, 2021

4. David Prior‘s The Empty Man (2020)

Welcome to the show notes for the Fourth episode of the Loathsome Things Podcast!

We watched the under-the-radar sensation that some people are calling “The Empty Man.” Going by the trailer, this movie is a dumb pile of ass. But, after actually watching the movie, this movie kind of kicks asses into a pile. It starts off in the mountains of Bhutan and ends up in … sleepy, small-town Missouri. Along the way, there’s plenty of wet-teeth noises, solidly unsettling business, something about a teddy bear, adults lurking outside of high schools to lure young girls (or women) into their cars with the promise of cigarettes, references to at least two philosophers, a surprise Stephen Rooting, and a fantastic sense of looming doom! Watch it before you listen!

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The blood spray from the guy in the hospital bed looks like the blood painting of the Empty Man from the cabin

Friday Jul 23, 2021

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