Sordid Cinema Podcast #515: ‘The Void’ and ‘The Devil’s Candy’

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This week we invite Sordid Cinema’s very own Victor Stiff to help us discuss two new genre films floating around on VOD. It’s been eight years since Australian writer-director Sean Byrne won us over with his debut feature The Loved Ones, an instant classic and now he’s back with belated follow-up The Devil’s Candy. But before we discuss his sophomore effort we review The Void, a nostalgic rush for fans of low-budget 1980s horror from directors Jeremy Gillespie and Steven Kostanski (Father’s Day). Does The Void mark a new, more serious direction for Canadian genre filmmaking collective Astron-6? Is The Devil’s Candy a sophomore slump or a solid follow up to his first time feature? We’ll let you know what we think. All this and more!

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Playlist:

Metric – “The Void”

Black Sabbath – “Paranoid”

Some people take my heart, others take my shoes, and some take me home. I write, I blog, I podcast, I edit, and I design websites. Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Goomba Stomp and the NXpress Nintendo Podcast. Former Editor-In-Chief of Sound On Sight, and host of several podcasts including the Game of Thrones and Walking Dead podcasts, as well as the Sound On Sight and Sordid Cinema shows.