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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Saturday, November 12, 2016

Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation (1994) - 11/12/16

Sean revs up his chainsaw and develops a taste for Southern barbecue with Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation (aka The Return of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre, 1994). A virtual remake of the original 1974 classic, Next Generation finds future star Renee Zellweger and a gang of high schoolers ducking out on their prom, going off into the boonies, and running afoul of another future star, Matthew McCounaghey, and his family of inbred, chainsaw-wielding, conspiracy-lovin', cannibal freaks...including the monstrous Leatherface. Listen as we give this much maligned sequel its day in court on this week's exciting episode!

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Saturday, November 05, 2016

From Beyond the Grave - 11/5/16

Travis brings us back From Beyond the Grave (1973), an anthology of horror short stories from England's Amicus Productions. Peter Cushing stars as the proprietor of a antiques shop that sells haunted items; David Warner, Donald Pleasance, Ian Ogilvy and others come to possess the items and subsequently feature in stories about haunted mirrors, stolen valor, demonic possession, and phantom rooms. Listen as we talk omnibus horror films, the pitfalls dating of British women who look like their fathers, casual seances, and more on this week's exciting episode!

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Saturday, October 22, 2016

Dracula - 10/29/16

Colin summons the king of vampires with a viewing of Dracula (1979), Universal Pictures' big budget remake of the Bela Lugosi classic, this time with Frank Langella reprising his Broadway role as the vampire count. Moving from Transylvania to England, the suave bloodsucker integrates himself into high society and begins seducing the womenfolk and corrupting them into wanton creatures of the night! Pull up a chair and listen as we discuss the origin of this production, from stage to screen; the enduring appeal of Dracula and vampires in general; and find out Colin's Top 10 Horror Movies of All Time on this exciting episode!

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The Cabin in the Woods - 10/22/16

Holly dares us to unlock the mysteries of The Cabin in the Woods (2012), a Joss Whedon-written, Drew Goddard-directed, meta-movie dissertation on the inner-workings of horror films. Five college students head to the titular vacation spot and become the targets of a zombie redneck torture family; what they don't know is that all the death and mayhem is choreographed from a secret underground government facility. Listen as we dive deep and peel back the layers of this post-modern horror-comedy on this week's show!

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Saturday, October 15, 2016

Return of the Living Dead 3 - 10/15/16

Sean likes his women sexy, cold, pierced and punctured, as evidenced by his choice of Return of the Living Dead 3 (1993), which adds amore to the zombie saga. Star-crossed lovers Curt and Julie become entangled in a secret government project after she dies and he resurrects her as a zombie; she begins piercing her body with sharp instruments in order to feel human as her appetite for human brains begins to grow. Will the power of love keep these two lovebirds from snacking on one another? Find out - along with Sean's Top 10 Favorite Horror Movies - on this week's exciting show!

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Saturday, October 08, 2016

The Bad Seed - 10/08/16

Travis encounters The Bad Seed (1956) and contends that some people are just born evil. Plus: we discover his Top 10 favorite horror movies in our special Halloween segment! Affluent Christine Penmark enters a parental nightmare as evidence stacks up that suggests her pretty, perfect 8-year-old daughter Rhoda may, in fact, be a serial killer. Listen as we analyze one of cinema's first stabs at examining psychopathy and go after the roots of all human evil, deus ex machina endings, and more on this week's exciting episode!

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