Slate's Spoiler Specials
Slate's Spoiler Specials
Slate Podcasts
1 hour Posted Aug 6, 2021 at 3:00 am.
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On the Spoiler Special podcast, Slate critics discuss movies, the occasional TV show, and, once in a blue moon, another podcast, in full spoiler-filled detail. This week, Slate’s senior editor Allegra Frank is joined by Slate’s web editor Nitish Pahwa to spoil Old, the new thriller directed by M. Night Shyamalan. 

When a family takes a relaxing tropical vacation, they make a terrifying discovery. As the children play in the sand on a nearby secluded beach, their parents notice that in the span of just a few hours, their children have suddenly aged. It’s not long before the parents realize that they themselves are aging too! It’s a race against time as they attempt to escape the beach before it’s too late. But can they find a way out? 


Note: As the title indicates, this podcast contains spoilers galore.

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Podcast production by Morgan Flannery. 


Allegra Frank is a senior editor at Slate. 

Nitish Pahwa is a web editor at Slate and you can read his review here

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