Episode 35 – The Devil

The Evil (1978), Angel Heart (1987), and Mr. Frost (1990).

From the very first horror film, Georges Méliès’ The House of the Devil from 1896, the Devil started his film career and has been going strong ever since! Appearing in a variety of roles, from bit parts to main characters, from comedies to dramas, from the campy to straight up terrifying, Satan has made his appearance numerus times over the last century. But it is his appearance in the horror genre, of course, where we are focusing.

In this episode, we discuss three different titles, with three very difference actors, playing different characterizations of Satan, but all of them entertaining and well worth seeking out. Or at least we think so.

Films mentioned in this episode:

Amityville Horror (1979), Angel Heart (1987), Centerfold Girls (1974), Constantine (2005), Curse of the Demon (1957), Devil Dog: The Hound of Hell (1978), Devil and Max Devlin (1981), The Devil Rides Out (1968), The Devil’s Daughter (1973), The Evil (1978), First Blood (1982), The Fly (1986), Friday the 13th Part III (1982), Grizzly (1976), The Haunting (1963), House of the Devil (1986), House of the Devil (2009), The Legend of Hell House (1973), Mr. Frost (1990), Piranha (1978), Point of Terror (1978), The Prophecy (1995), Rosemary’s Baby (1968), The Sentinel (1977), Simon, King of the Witches (1971), Time Bandits (1981), Twice Dead (1988), V (1983)

To check out Georges Méliès’ House of the Devil, just look below.


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