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Episode 91: The Omen (1976) // If you're 555...then I'm 666!!

October 30, 2023 John and Jay Episode 91
Episode 91: The Omen (1976) // If you're 555...then I'm 666!!
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Back in the Day with John and Jay
Episode 91: The Omen (1976) // If you're 555...then I'm 666!!
Oct 30, 2023 Episode 91
John and Jay

"The Omen" skillfully taps into religious horror, exploring themes of evil, destiny, and the fear of the unknown. The use of religious symbols and dark prophecies adds a layer of terror that continues to captivate audiences.  The film capitalizes on the fear of what lies beyond our understanding, where the supernatural and the religious intersect. It's a psychological horror that delves into the darkest corners of our collective fears.

"The Omen" centers around Robert Thorn, played by Gregory Peck, an American ambassador living in London. When his wife, Katherine Thorn, portrayed by Lee Remick, gives birth to a stillborn child, Robert is convinced by a priest to secretly adopt an orphaned baby, Damien, who mysteriously appears in its place.

Little Damien, played by Harvey Stephens, soon becomes the center of supernatural occurrences and eerie deaths, prompting Robert to investigate the origins of this malevolent child. As he delves deeper, he uncovers a web of biblical prophecies, sinister forces, and an impending apocalyptic doom.

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"The Omen" skillfully taps into religious horror, exploring themes of evil, destiny, and the fear of the unknown. The use of religious symbols and dark prophecies adds a layer of terror that continues to captivate audiences.  The film capitalizes on the fear of what lies beyond our understanding, where the supernatural and the religious intersect. It's a psychological horror that delves into the darkest corners of our collective fears.

"The Omen" centers around Robert Thorn, played by Gregory Peck, an American ambassador living in London. When his wife, Katherine Thorn, portrayed by Lee Remick, gives birth to a stillborn child, Robert is convinced by a priest to secretly adopt an orphaned baby, Damien, who mysteriously appears in its place.

Little Damien, played by Harvey Stephens, soon becomes the center of supernatural occurrences and eerie deaths, prompting Robert to investigate the origins of this malevolent child. As he delves deeper, he uncovers a web of biblical prophecies, sinister forces, and an impending apocalyptic doom.

Check out the merch:  http://shop.backinthedaypodcast.com

Friends of the Show
1 Man Mafia (twitch.tv/1man_mafia)
Jayke The Gamer God (twitch.tv/JaykeTheGamerGod)
IB Best Gaming (https://www.tiktok.com/@ibbestgaming)

Click the link to tell us how much you love us...or much we suck...either way we look forward to hearing from you! Let us know if you got a 80s or 90s movie you want us to review!

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'Beavis and Butt-head' Cover art created by Joe Crawford