"We are those 'The Craft'-loving weirdos, mister." Well, half of us are, the other half want to invoke Manon and get back the hour and 40 minutes spent watching the movie.
Tim picked the (apparently divisive) '90s teen witch thriller, which stars perhaps the most '90s cast ever assembled: Robin Tunney, Neve Campbell, Fairuza Balk, Rachel True, and Skeet Ulrich. Topics discussed include obvious wigs, Catholic schools with no rules, terrible special effects, terrible parents, Breckin Meyer's stellar douche acting, and the hell-on-Earth that is Los Angeles. (Seriously, there are a lot of trash fires and snake-loving ne'er-do-wells in this movie's version of L.A.)
Next week's movie, "John Carter," comes courtesy of special guest Drew Taylor, who will somehow try to convince us that watching a loincloth-clad Taylor Kitsch learn how to battle aliens in low gravity for two hours and 12 minutes is time well spent.
Listen to CAN'T WAIT! A Movie Lover's Podcast Episode 16: 'The Craft'Total runtime: 54:02
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After transferring to a Los Angeles high school, Sarah (Robin Tunney) finds that her telekinetic gift appeals to a group of three wannabe witches, who happen to be seeking a fourth member for their rituals. Bonnie (Neve Campbell), Rochelle (Rachel True) and Nancy (Fairuza Balk), like Sarah herself, all have troubled backgrounds, which combined with their nascent powers lead to dangerous consequences. When a minor spell causes a fellow student to lose her hair, the girls grow power-mad. Read More