It’s Good, Except It Sucks: Helstrom

Helstrom (Hulu, 2020) - Vikki Gregorich joins Tim Worthington for a chat about Daimon and Ana having to literally decide whether it's better the devil you know in It's Good, Except It Sucks - a movie by movie – and television series by television series – hurtle through the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

It’s Good, Except It Sucks is a movie by movie – and television series by television series – hurtle through the Marvel Cinematic Universe, hosted by Tim Worthington with a series of superpowered guests.

This time it’s Helstrom from 2020, and joining Tim to chat about Daimon and Ana having to literally decide whether it’s better the devil you know is board game collector Vikki Gregorich. What will they find to say about the least sexy sexy nineties look, whether drawn-on eyebrows are actually scary or not and whether it’s actually possible for a character to be simultaneously too interesting and not interesting enough, and what does any of this have to do with An Average John Hannah? Get listening and find out!

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Further Listening

Vikki made another appearance on It’s Good, Except It Sucks talking about Thor, featuring a particularly inventive suggested alternative use for Mjolnir; you can find it here.

Vikki has also appeared on Tim’s nostalgia podcast Looks Unfamiliar – talking about AnimalympicsConrad’s War, Paul Biegel novels, DeathworldThe Last American and The Secret Cabaret – which you can find here.

Further Reading

Some Unspoken Thing is a huge feature on the sheer brilliance of Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2; you can find it here.

It's Good, Except It Sucks - a movie by movie - and television series by television series - hurtle through the Marvel Cinematic Universe, hosted by Tim Worthington with a series of superpowered guests.

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