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Are all creature features the same?: Talking The Great Alligator (1979) and Alligator (1980)
June 04, 2024

In todays episode, its creature feature, B-movie summer horror with 1979sThe Great Alligatorand 1980ssAlligator. Despite their very different settings, both films lean into the carnage caused by their snappy, tail-spinning reptilian monsters while

Gothic Decay: Talking House of Usher (1960)
February 22, 2024

In todays episode, Vincent Price helmsHouse of Usher, a dark tale of decay inspired by Edgar Allen Poes 1839 short story "The Fall of the House of Usher. Released in 1960 as the first in the Corman-Poe cycle of films, the film follows Phillip as

Gothic Decay: Talking House of Usher (1960)
February 21, 2024

In today’s episode, Vincent Price helms House of Usher, a dark tale of decay inspired by Edgar Allen Poe’s 1839 short story "The Fall of the House of Usher.” Released in 1960 as the first in the Corman-Poe cycle of films, the film follows Phillip as

Born Bad?: Talking A Nightmare on Elm Street 1 & 3
January 25, 2024

In today's episode, one, two, Freddys coming for you in Wes Craven's A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) and Chuck Russell's A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987). In the original 1984 release, a group of teens attempt to outsmar

Christmas Horror: Talking Better Watch Out (2016) and It's a Wonderful Knife (2023)
December 20, 2023

In todays episode, festive cheer gets a bloody makeover in Chris Peckovers Better Watch Out (2016) and Tyler MacIntyres Its a Wonderful Knife (2023). A subgenre of horror that turns beloved seasonal traditions into nightmarish fodder, Christmas horror

Sloths Gone Wild: Talking Slotherhouse (2023)
December 01, 2023

In todays episode, it's an old school horror-comedy romp with Matthew Goodhues Slotherhouse (2023). The plot revolves around Alpha, a homicidal three-toed sloth who is abducted from her home in the Panamanian jungle by poachers. Upon killing Oliver,

The Devil Inside: Talking The Exorcist (1973)
November 10, 2023

In todays episode, we are finally tackling the film Roger Ebert called a raw and painful experience that transcends the genre of terror, horror, and the supernatural. We are, of course, talking about William Friedkins The Exorcist (1973). Based on W

A Hand to Hold: Talking Talk to Me (2023)
October 26, 2023

In todays episode, Australian horror takes center stage courtesy of Danny Philippou and Michael Philippous Talk to Me (2023). In the film, Mia, who is grappling with the imminent second anniversary of her mothers death, attends a party with Jade, her b

Always Check Your Candy: Talking Trick 'r Treat
September 22, 2023

In todays episode, were kicking off the spooky season with Michael Doughertys Trick 'r Treat (2007). Told in an anthology format with non-linear storytelling, the film is a virtual shoutout to Halloween lore making it a cult classic among horror fa

Flesh and Blood: Talking Deep Blue Sea (1999)
September 08, 2023

In todays episode, its part two of our deep dive into shark horror with Renny Harlins Deep Blue Sea (1999). Blending science fiction with horror, the film follows a crew of researchers as they try to replicate in sharks the brain cells of people with A

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