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Episode 22 – Are You a Pirate?

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Episode 22 - Are You a Pirate?
Episode 22 - Are You a Pirate? - Poltergeist (1982)

Xavier and Mike are back with a review of May (2002) written and directed by Lucky McKee. The film stars Angela Bettis, Jeremy Sisto, and Anna Faris in one of Bettis’ best roles.

Also discussed is the classic Poltergeist (1982) directed by Tobe Hooper and written by Steven Spielberg. The film stars JoBeth Williams, Heather O’Rourke, and Craig T. Nelson. Poltergeist is a classic film that is in most people’s top list of horror movies.

May (2002)


A socially awkward veterinary assistant with a lazy eye and obsession with perfection descends into depravity after developing a crush on a boy with perfect hands.

Director: Lucky McKee
Writer: Lucky McKee
Stars: Angela Bettis, Jeremy Sisto, Anna Faris
Release Date: 11 April 2003 (Denmark)
Budget: $500,000 (estimated)
Runtime: 93 min

Poltergeist (1982)


A family’s home is haunted by a host of demonic ghosts.

Director: Tobe Hooper
Writers: Steven Spielberg (screenplay by), Michael Grais (screenplay by)
Stars: JoBeth Williams, Heather O’Rourke, Craig T. Nelson
Release Date: 4 June 1982 (USA)
Budget: $10,700,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend USA: $6,896,612, 6 June 1982
Gross USA: $77,142,388
Runtime: 114 min | 120 min (original cut)

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