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Beyond The Box Set

250 EpisodesProduced by Harry Chappell & John LucasWebsite

At Beyond The Box Set, we believe every great movie deserves a questionable sequel. Each week, we take a stand-alone cinema classic and compete to come up with the best, worst and most bizarre pitches to bring them back to the big screen.

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Black Christmas 2: The Man With The Bag

'Tis the season to be... jolly? In the spirit of our complicated feeling about Yuletide 2020, we're kicking off this year's Festive mini-season in a slightly darker mood than usual. Enter cult seventies slasher Black Christmas...

Credited by some with essentially inspiring the teen slasher genre, thanks to its influence on the subsequent Halloween franchise and all that followed, Black Christmas is notable for a smarter script and higher quality performances than most horror fare - not to mention one of the most sinister endings ever committed to film. 

In this week's podcast we discuss the joy of Margot Kidder, Olivia Hussey's improbably plummy English accent, the iconic Sherry-swigging landlady and much more. As always, we also check in with our listeners, brainstorm some drinking games and pitch some seriously twisted sequel ideas!

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Each week on Beyond The Box Set, we revisit a classic standalone movie from cinema history, and attempt to pitch the silliest sequel, prequel and spin-off ideas to bring them back to the big screen. It's movie podcasting with a creative twist, and we're still going strong after almost 200 episodes...

If you enjoy this week's episode, hit subscribe to receive a new podcast every Monday morning. You can also support us by leaving a review on your podcatcher of choice, or by signing up to our Patreon to access a number of bonus incentives, all for as little as $2 per month.

00.00 Often Inebriated Barb is pure Festive goals 

51.30 Black Christmas Drinking Games

57.15 Black Christmas Sequel Pitches

1.19.00 Listener Submissions and Episode 195 Preview

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