056: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019)

056: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019)

Show Notes

Episode Synopsis

This week the Hack or Slash team is joined by a special guest as they reflect on the 2019 screen adaptation of the popular children's series, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. The group assesses its approach to anthology storytelling, discusses its use of allegory in its time period, and remembers the spooky stories of their youth. Ryan also educates the group on why mirrors are such a weird thing. This episode contains spoilers.

Movie Details


Title: "Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark"

Run time: 1h 51m

Release Date: August 9, 2019 (USA)

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Music Credits

"Hack or Slash" by Daniel Stapleton

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