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The Good Son Review [Rabid Dog’s House]

The Rabid Dog’s House is a recurring feature at Wicked Horror where contributor Justin Steele uncovers hidden gems, lost classics, and overlooked indie offerings. Flying solo or with the occasional guest, he will discuss an array of topics covering film, literature, and television. Check out the latest installment below. In this episode we’re looking back at 1993’s The Good Son!

Directed by Joseph Ruben, The Good Son stars Elijah Wood as Mark, a young boy left in the care of New England relatives after the death of his mother (Ashley Crow). Once there, Mark discovers that his cousin Henry (Macaulay Culkin) has a dark side. Mark realizes he needs to convince his aunt Susan (Wendy Crewson) before it’s too late. Strong performances and thrilling special-effects make The Good Son a must-see psychological thriller.

Related: Mother’s Boys Review [Rabid Dog’s House]

Join Justin and special guest star Zena Dixon below as they discuss The Good Son alongside their love of evil kid flicks, evil doll movies, and psychological thrillers!

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Written by Justin Steele
Justin Steele is a graduate of Bowling Green State University. His focus was the representation of women and minorities in contemporary media. In addition to writing, he hosts the 411popCulture channel on YouTube. He enjoys Rep Theatre and once performed on Broadway. He currently resides in Cleveland, Ohio with his 15-year-old cat. He is a die-hard horror fan with a particular affinity for slasher films.
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