Season 03 – Episode 02 – Bone Tomahawk

Overview Do you like Westerns? Cowboys, Indians (Native American/First Nation), gunfights, horseback riding, etc? Yeah? Well, you may be surprised by this western. Most of the standard western tropes don't exist here. In fact, many of the horror movie tropes don't exist. What you get is a passion project that is definitely different than most. …

Season 03 – Episode 01 – Hold the Dark

Overview Our first culture clash takes place in northern climes and its cold. This is another one that is based on a book and its a wild ride right from the start. What seems like a simple story of a child killed by wolves and then a hunter coming to shoot the wolves evolves into …

Season 02 – Episode 10 – Attack the Block

Overview Attack the Block closes out season 02 with a great alien invasion that is thwarted by a bunch of street thugs. One of those thugs does go on to help the Resistance and another goes on to be a unique Doctor, but that's another story. This movie has some comedy elements, but its not …

Season 03 – Episode 00 – Culture Clash Intro

Overview We are on to season 03! For this new season, the movies are tied together with the theme of culture clash. And there are a variety of cultures that have conflict. We discuss what the theme means and the types of horror movies we'll be talking about for this season. As usual, we have …

Season 02 – Bonus Episode – Event Horizon

Overview In Season 02, we watched Europa Report, a movie that is touted as being realistic in its depiction of space travel. We liked that movie for its subtle and low-key portrayal of the monster. This brought up a discussion of Event Horizon, another space horror movie but with a totally different feel. Now, by …

Season 02 – Episode 09 – Hatchet

Overview Today we are talking about Hatchet. This is not the middle grade kid's book, this is all horror. This is actually a pretty popular series with several sequels and the head 'bad guy' is very popular. And it's got Robert Englund! They spent quite a bit of time on this, more so than you …

Season 02 – Episode 08 – The Maus

Overview If you like a little history with your horror, this is the film for you. The Croatian - Serbian conflict from the 90's may not seem that personal to us, but to at least one of the characters in this film, it certainly is personal. Watch a little horror? Check. Learn some history? Check. …

Season 02 – Episode 07 – Europa Report

Overview We have a mission - not to Mars but Europa, one of Jupiter's moons. Hence the title of the movie. If you didn't get that. This is a rare movie that borders between horror and sci-fi. If you like either, you should like this. Many people did, so you're wrong if you don't. 😉 …

Season 02 – Episode 06 – Krampus

Overview It's Christmas, which means it's time for feel good holiday movies. That is, of course, unless you're coming to this podcast - which it seems you are. Throw out the fuzzy feelings for a cliché holiday romance - it's time to learn about Santa's partner. While Krampus doesn't get the publicity that the red …

Season 02 – Episode 05 – Mama

Overview This is a big production movie but you may not have ever heard about it. Big name - Jessica Chastain. Big producer - Guillermo Del Toro. Big budget - 16 million. Hollywood blockbuster - um, close. Obscure film - check. Sounds like something we should watch. This is another international movie even though it …