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Oct 17, 2011

Subject: Child's Play (1988)

Observers: John Pavlich, William Bibbiani

Record Date: October 15, 2011, 05:49 PM

Plot Summary: A Chicago cop (Chris Sarandon), fatally wounds a serial killer (Brad Dourif). Using a Voodoo transference spell, the killer imprints his soul into a talking doll. A single mother (Catherine Hicks) buys the secretly-sentient doll for her son (Alex Vincent) on his 6th birthday.

Note: The frights just keep on coming for the podcast's month-long tribute to the Horror genre. This week, the editor of the Film section for Crave Online joins me to discuss child actors, 80s' action and suspense and the Child's Play franchise, in general. Remember to listen for the preemptive countdown before starting the movie on your DVD.