Nov 12

Horror 101 Podcast – Episode 38: Alice, Sweet Alice (1976)

Episode XXXVIII: Alice, Sweet Alice – November 13th, 2014

Your First Communion holds your last breath…

On this 38th Horror 101 episode the crew highlight a 70’s snoozer giallo style slasher film called Alice, Sweet Alice. Directed by Alfred Sole, this was Brooke Shields’ first film. The movie has all but disappeared into obscurity but we’re digging it out of its grave to highlight for our listeners this suspenseful tale of murder and mystery. When little Karen is killed at her First Communion all evidence points to her disturbed teenage sister as the killer. As the bodies begin to climb during the investigation the big question is asked of the viewer. Can a child really be a serial killer? Alice, Sweet Alice is an effective chiller with lots of Catholic imagery, intense violence and direct nods to Hitchcock and Nicolas Roeg’s Don’t Look Now. join us for another half hour of Horror 101 good times!


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