46: Bad Times at the El Royale: Too Fat for Our Armor

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Welcome to Everything Trying to Kill You, the comedy podcast that talks about horror movies! In episode , “Too Fat for our Armor” about Drew Goddard’s Bad Times at the El Royale, your hosts Mary Kay McBrayer and Mary Beyer welcome on Kelli McAdams, co-founder of the podcast #Book Squad Goals. They answer important questions like these:

Which celebrities would you draft into your cult? What genre is this movie? What elements of horror did you see in this movie? Who did Rose kill before? Are we supposed to believe that she killed her dad, too? Which Chris plays the devil in this movie? Which Chris is the hottest? Was there any one scene in particular that was “scary?” What’s the point of the Manson family reference? Is the El Royale a real place? Who was on the tape? Did you like the structure of this movie? Could this movie have been a play? What was your favorite line from this movie? Who would you steal from each host’s cults?

Bad Times at the El Royale (2019)—Directed by Drew Goddard, Performances by Jeff Bridges, Chris Hemsworth, Dakota Johnson, Cynthia Erivo

Genre: Horror, Thriller, Suspense, Mystery, Drama, Cults, 1960s, Conspiracy Theories

Where to watch: HBO

Summary: The El Royale is run-down hotel that sits on the border between California and Nevada. It soon becomes a seedy battleground when seven strangers -- a cleric, a soul singer, a traveling salesman, two sisters, the manager and the mysterious Billy Lee -- converge on a fateful night for one last shot at redemption before everything goes wrong.

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#Book Squad Goals--Kelli's podcast!

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