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Oct 10, 2013

Subject: The Faculty (1998)

Observers: John Pavlich, Jimmy Brown

Record Date: September 29, 2013, 11:12 PM

Plot Summary: A diverse group of students band together when they suspect their school is being invaded by aliens.

Note: Continuing the podcast's annual, month-long tribute to Horror films and the Halloween Holiday, Jimmy Brown (from the Extended Edition podcast) returns to discuss the hip, Sci-fi flick from Kevin Williamson and Robert Rodriguez from the late nineties. We talk about continuity, tonal shifts and elevating material through top-notch Directing and Editing. Remember to listen for the preemptive countdown before starting the film on your DVD, and please support the podcast by clicking on the "Donate" button at the top of the homepage.

Supplemental Material: Read an interview with the original writers of The Faculty, about their first draft.

Buy: The Faculty on Blu-ray at!