Herschell Gordon Lewis: Splatter and Schlock

Darren and Mindy bring in "Little Sister" director and Herschell Gordon Lewis expert/fanatic, Zach Clark to talk all things HGL. We discuss the Godfather of Gore's most popular films, focusing on 1963's "Blood Feast", 1964's "Two Thousand Maniacs!", 1965's "Color Me Blood Red", and ending with the 1970 great "The Wizard of Gore"!

 

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Films of the New French Extremity!

From The Women in Caskets podcast, Jen & Dawn join us to talk about Films of the New French Extremity with Alexandra West (who wrote the book!). We discuss perhaps the most challenging modern genre of horror, and explore mixed feelings about the breakout High Tension (2003), and 2008's Martyrs. #WiHM

Check out Alex West's writing, and her book FILMS OF THE NEW FRENCH EXTREMITY, and her show with Andrea Subissati, The Faculty of Horror.

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Under the Shadow & Penny Dreadful

Mindy is quickly consuming Penny Dreadful so we dive back into John Logan's tales of God's & Monters. Darren found a new love in Under the Shadow, the Iranian horror film in the style of The Babadook. Babak Anvari's haunted wartime story and Penny Dreadful are both on Netflix Streaming now.

Home Invasion Part 2!

In our second installment of Home Invasion Horror we take aim at those without motive. From the hyper-verbal Michael Pitt in Funny Games (2007) to the faceless children in Them (Ils, 2006), and The Strangers (2008) grand plan. Three intense movies and some home invasion advice for your listening pleasure.

Best of 2016 Wrap-Up Extravaganza!

We start the New Year with a recap of the awful-for-the-world, but good-for-independent-horror films 2016. Sharing our Top 5s, favorite show moments of the year, the news that we're now on letterboxd.com! 

Also in this episode is a horror retooling of Baby It's Cold Outside to preview our Home Invasion 2 episode.