Film critics Devin Faraci (BIRTH. MOVIES. DEATH.) and Amy Nicholson (MTV News) have a weekly conversation about if a film is worthy to enter the Canon. They will put it up to fan vote at the end of the show, and the legacy of each movie will be officially decided forevermore. [This show is currently on hiatus]. Looking for the archives? All episodes older than 6 months can be found exclusively on Howl.FM, ad-free. Use promo code ‘Earwolf’ for a 30-day free trial.
Owen Shiflett of Shudder joins Amy this week to discuss the 2006 South Korean monster film “The Host.” They talk about how “The Host” helped launch director Bong Joon-ho into the mainstream and why it’s uniquely playful tone makes it stand out among the genre. Plus, they ask the hard questions about the monster’s physiology before assessing the artistic merit of the film’s messiness. Should “The Host” enter The Canon? Cast your vote on the Earwolf forums now!
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