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Dark Discussions Podcast – Episode 556 – TERRIFIER 2 (2022)

Originally appearing in the horror anthology film ALL HALLOW’S EVE (2013), Art the Clown has since stormed into cult status as a potential horror icon.  For his first feature length film, TERRIFIER (2016), the movie surprised most people with its over the top gore and became a cult classic.  Now, he has returned in TERRIFIER 2, a Halloween release that had a budget of $250,000 USD and went on to earn $11.5M USD. 

Art the Clown proves he more than just a person dressed as a clown.  Returning from the dead, he begins his journey through the town where Sienna (Lauren LaVera) and Jonathan (Elliott Fullam), a sister and brother, begin to prepare for Halloween.  Soon Jonathan finds a link to his father, an artist who has now passed, with Art.  Sienna unaware of the connection. Meets up with her friends only to find out Art may be on the hunt for her.

The movie is directed and written by Damien Leone and Art the Clown is played once more by David Howard Thornton.  Though released unrated due to the excessive violence, the movie still appeared in many films and has allowed a third in the franchise to be green lit.  Your co-hosts take a look at this indy horror film and give their thoughts.

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