For another Latin themed Día de los Muertos episode we bring you the anthology México Bárbaro. 8 different short films by 8 different Mexican filmmakers. Some good, some awful, but we make the most of them.
As a Halloween month bonus we review the new film Little Sister by Zach Clark bring you an interview with Clark and producer Joe Swanberg. A drama set among 'That' Halloween loving family in suburban North Carolina. Featuring an all star cast with Addison Timlin, Ally Sheedy, Barbara Crampton, and Keith Poulson. Little Sister is available now on VOD, iTunes and Amazon Video.
Diving deep into the worlds imagined by Guillermo del Toro, Darren & Mindy explore The Devil's Backbone (2001), Pan's Labyrinth (2006) and Crimson Peak (2015). His contributions to horror-fantasy serve as the high bar for the genre. Ghosts, fairies and haunted mansions... this is our first entry into the season's Día de Muertos.
Contest time! Find us on social media @RantsMacabre on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram, or email us and recommend your favorite off-the-beaten-path horror movie. If it's one we haven't seen we'll add your name to a raffle for one of our Merch Packs! Good Luck! We also discuss the promising new season of American Horror Story: Roanoke.
We jump in the muck with The Greasy Strangler! Jim Hosking co-wrote and directed this bizarre new horror comedy from Elijah Wood's Spectrevision.
The 2nd part of our Roger Corman's Poe Cycle is here! We focus on the Edgar Allen Poe adaptations The Pit and the Pendulum, The Premature Burial, The Raven, Tales of Terror, and Masque of the Red Death. With Richard Matheson, Peter Lorre, Ray Milland, and Vincent Price as his champion we explore Roger Corman's career as a director.
The first of our Two-Part series on Roger Corman's Poe Cycle. In part one we discuss Edgar Allan Poe and Corman as artists and influencers, and the film company AIP who produced the series. We wrap up talking about the first movie in the cycle, House of Usher (1960). As most of the films in the series hold up well so we loved watching and reviewing Vincent Price work.
New on Netflix Streaming is Dead Set, from Charlie Brooker, the creator of BBC's Black Mirror. Originally created and shown for BBC's channel 4, Dead Set pushed the limits of horror on English television. We talk about the miniseries and its homages to the zombie genre, and in doing so also share our Top 5 Zombies Kills.