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 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 …

Season 02 – Episode 04 – The Phantom Carriage

Overview This movie will surprise you. It is a big blockbuster. In fact, it’s one of the chosen films to be on the criterion collection. It has ground breaking special effects. Ingrid Bergman lists it as an inspiration to his directing and Charlie Chaplin called it one of the best movies ever made. It’s a …

Season 02 – Episode 03 – The Den

Overview We come to a fairly new horror movie based on the found footage genre. This one uses web cam footage to show us the story and paint the horrific events. Will definitely make you check that your anti-virus is updated. Our own genre choices are a combination of snuff film and internet horror. There’s …

Season 02 – Episode 02 – Grabbers

Overview We continue with our season 02 visitations by visiting Ireland. Besides the great accent (at least for Americans) and the beautiful country – we have a monster. Big old tentacled beastie. This movie is a wonderful homage to all the great monster movies from the 50’s through 80’s. It is full of every trope …