Episode 61 – Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)


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invasion of the body snatchers poster - a pod being expelled from the sky

Let’s talk about pods baby.

Show Notes

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) was directed by Phillip Kaufman and stars:

  • Donald Sutherland
  • Brooke Adams
  • Veronica Cartwright
  • Jeff Goldblum
  • Leonard Nimoy

The film’s Wikipedia page

It’s a remake of the 1955 film, which is adapted from the novel by Jack Finney.

There are two other remakes, one from 1993 and one from 2007.

We watched the version that was available (freely and legally) on YouTube but seems to have disappeared.

Topics Discussed

  • The many versions of this story
  • Donald Sutherland as heartthrob
  • Wilhelm Reich
  • The paranoid tradition of 1970’s horror
  • Freddy and the Dreamers
  • The X-Men

Andrew recommends buying all the back issues of Indiepocalypse.

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