Retroist Poltergeist Podcast

Retroist Poltergeist Podcast

Welcome to the Retroist Poltergeist Podcast. They’re here! On today’s show we talk all about the legendary horror film, Poltergeist. We talk about how it was made, the people behind it, the Curse of the movie, the controversy around its direction, its sequels and much much more. Halloween is coming, so it is a good time to sit down and watch a good horror film, I can suggest no finer film to kick off the season. Okay, maybe a I can suggest a few others, but this is a great start. So fire up those TVs

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12 thoughts on “Retroist Poltergeist Podcast

  1. Kris Knives says:

    I’m soooooo glad to have the podcast back! Nice show. I’m glad to managed to keep the commericals in. Interesting about the Poltergeist movies, I never though of them as “kid safe” horror but you make a good point. Why does kid horror have to be restricted to the Goosebumps books?

    I remember them because when I was a kid staying over night at my grandparts house it seemed like they were ALWAYS playing these movies at night in some sort of back to back marathon so I watch them a million times but almost always comming in half way through the first movie and then falling asleep part way into the second.

  2. Jim Collins says:

    I haven’t listened to this one yet, but thanks for doing Poltergeist. I’m going to let my 10-year-old watch it this Halloween (against my wife’s wishes…). My son and I love your podcasts – and he wants me to tell you that he’s your biggest fan.

  3. Atari Adventure Square says:

    Great show!
    Good incentive to pay the Freelings another visit.
    A true Halloween classic.

  4. Glad you guys enjoyed it. I had to do some pre-watching of the “trilogy” pre-cast, but I think I will be revisiting part 1 yet again before the month is over.

  5. rick says:

    I saw an interview with JoBeth Williams in which she said that she was in the pool with the skeletons and when the take was finally finished Speilberg told her that the skeletons were real because it was cheaper to get real skeletons at the time but he knew that if he told her in advance she would not want to get in the pool.

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