The Breakdown of 'The Silence of the Lambs', 'Hubie Halloween', 'Santa Fe Trail' and 'Pets United'

We are approaching Halloween season, which means we are building towards our annual scary movie episode. That also means we want to see some horror movies on the way, and this week, we're discussing what is one of the most influential horror thrillers of all-time in The Silence of the Lambs. We go deep on this one as we discuss it for well over a half hour, as we really look at its impact and what made it the template for serial killer thrillers going forward. But we also argue that it is much more than just a scary and chilling movie, and we analyze some of the deeper themes of the picture.

While we're discussing movies, we have three other reviews including Adam Sandler's latest in Hubie Halloween, an Olivia de Havilland and Errol Flynn war drama from 1940 in Santa Fe Trail and an animated feature with talking animals and robots in Pets United. We also look at how we think the big studio movie and tentpole will need to change over the next few years.

As always, we had a great time recording and we hope you love listening to the show this week. If you do, please pass the word on to other movie fans.

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The Movies' Four-Star Rating
Pets United * (CS) & ½* (SM)
The Silence of the Lambs **** (CS & SM) 
Santa Fe Trail **½ (CS) & ** (SM) 
Hubie Halloween ** (CS) & ½* (SM)