Exquisite Mayhem

In which Carla further explores the Three Mothers horror movie series--Suspiria, Inferno, and Mother of Tears--as started in the episode Elegant Nastiness, by examining Luca Guadagnino's 2018 remake of Suspiria, taking a fresh look at Suspiria's influence, the fairy tale "Little Snow White", and taking a deep dive into the themes of identity, sleep and dreams, and, of course, motherhood.

Sources:

Books referenced:

“Little Snow White”: The Complete First Edition of The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm, Translated and Edited by Jack Zipes

“The Sleeping Beauty in the Wood”: The Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault, thanks to Gutenberg.org

Horror! 333 Movies to Scare You to Death by James Harriott and Kim Newman 

NIH articles:

Sleep paralysis: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3156892/ and https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6494059/

Vulture movie review: https://www.vulture.com/2018/10/suspiria-movie-review.html

 

Music: Podcast theme song and stingers: “Comadreamers I” by Haunted Me, off their Pleasure album: https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Haunted_Me/Pleasure/

 

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