Saturday, January 21, 2017

Terror Tract - 1/21/17

We move into a house on Terror Tract (2000), a horror anthology about a highly-motivated realtor (the late John Ritter) who spins three tales to his clients as they look at a trio of houses with sordid histories. Listen as we marvel at the scenario which pits Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston against an evil Capuchin monkey; reminisce about staying up all night to catch movies on the USA Network; and the untold family stories of Hollywood's best animal performers on this week's exciting show!

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Saturday, January 14, 2017

Rawhead Rex - 1/14/17

Holly worships at the feet of Clive Barker's resurrected, pagan god-monster Rawhead Rex (1986)! When a farmer digs up a pre-Christian era pillar in his field he unleashes the titular beast, which goes on a murderous rampage across the Irish countryside, while a visiting American author finds himself caught up in the violent shenanigans. Listen as we talk about the effectiveness of estrogen lasers against hyper-masculine monster deities, the horrors of being peed on by a 8ft tall pagan god, and the early filmic career of Clive Barker on this week's exciting episode!

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Saturday, January 07, 2017

Dead Heat - 1/7/17

Sean brings Dead Heat (1988) back from the dead so he can kill it again! While tracking a gang of undead robbers, Detective Roger Mortiss (Treat Williams) winds up one of the living dead himself! With only 12 hours left to "live" before he decomposes, the zombie cop helps his loud-mouthed partner Doug Bigelow (Joe Piscopo) try to solve his murder, in this zany buddy-cop/sci-fi hybrid. Listen as we talk about things like zombie ducks, exploding zombies, and a late career appearance by horror legend Vincent Price, all on this week's exciting episode!

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Saturday, December 31, 2016

Best and Worst Movies of 2016 - 12/31/16

We close out the year with a show devoted to the new movies we saw in 2016, and each of us undertake the arduous task of choosing only 5 champions to be considered the Best of the Year. And then, for good measure, we single out The Worst Movie We've Seen This Year, in our late-night, after show, Saturday Night Side Show episode! We hope you enjoy!

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Saturday, December 24, 2016

Krampus - 12/24/16

Colin abuses the traditions of Christmas and gets a visit from Krampus (2015). A dysfunctional family receives punishment for their lack of Christmas spirit in the form of a supernatural siege of demonic toys, dark elves, sinister snowmen, and the appearance of the anti-Claus himself. Director Michael Dougherty stakes out territory for another holiday horror movie, following his debut feature, Trick r' Treat.  Listen as we dive into the origins of Krampus, his sudden popularity, and Christmas horror movies in general on this week's exciting episode!

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Saturday, December 17, 2016

Santa's Slay - 12/17/1

Holly is startled to discover that Santa Claus is actually the son of Satan in Santa's Slay (2005), a horror-comedy starring WWE's Bill Goldberg as rampaging demon, recently released from 1000 years of jolly servitude, on account of losing a bet with an angel. Unleashed upon the small town of Hell, MI, St. Nick murders everyone on his naughty list while a pair of love-struck teens and an old man try to stop him. Listen as we talk about the true origins of Santa and his evolution from gift-giving cherub to cinematic slasher on this week's exciting episode!

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Saturday, December 10, 2016

Jack Frost - 12/10/16

Sean wants to build a snowman, but is horrified when it becomes a serial killer named Jack Frost (1997)! When the aforementioned (human) bad guy gets bathed in "genetic chemicals" in an auto accident, he dissolves into the snow and rises again as a homicidal,  ambulatory snowman, who vows revenge on the sheriff of Snomonton, CO, who put him away. Listen as we suffer through this cheap (but earnest) direct-to-video Christmas horror fantasy, so you don't have to, on this week's exciting episode! 

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Saturday, December 03, 2016

Cool World - 12/3/16

Travis wonders what it would be like to live in Cool World (1992), renegade animator Ralph Bakshi's trippy live-action/animation answer to Who Framed Roger Rabbit? Voluptuous doodle Holli Would (Kim Basinger) wants to get out of her animated, 2D world and escape to the "real" world; to do so, she seduces comic book artist Jack Deebs (Gabriel Byrne), while cop Brad Pitt worries the sex between "doodles" and "noids" will destroy the entire universe! Listen to our surprisingly informative episode about men who draw sexy women and want to boink them, all on this week's show!

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Saturday, November 26, 2016

Cat People - 11/26/16

Colin explores forbidden love among the Cat People (1982), which stars Nastassja Kinski as a woman who begins to fear that her burgeoning sexuality, once unleashed, may literally turn her into an animal. John Hurt becomes obsessed with her mysterious femininity, while Malcolm McDowell plays her skeevy brother, who proposes an unwholesome solution to her predicament. Listen as we discuss the career of director Paul Schrader, the disappearance of the erotic thriller from mainstream entertainment, and the musical contributions of David Bowie on this week's supersexy episode!

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Saturday, November 19, 2016

The Stepford Wives - 11/19/16

Holly thinks The Stepford Wives (1975) are acting strangely, and is afraid she might become one herself! Based on Ira (Rosemary's Baby) Levin's novel, a New York City housewife moves to an idyllic bedroom community where all of the women are "perfect" homemakers; she begins to suspect that an insidious mind control conspiracy is afoot and that sooner or later, she will be forced to become one of them. Listen as we discuss gender roles, the war of the sexes, and the horrors of marriage on this week's episode!

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