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Episode 144: The Visit

29 Oct

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In this episode, Tyler and Reed discuss M. Night Shyamalan’s The Visit and George Waggner’s The Wolf Man.

EPISODE BREAKDOWN
00:00:44- Intro, spiders, Comedy Film Nerds
00:09:10- The Visit
01:08:50- The Wolf Man
01:37:35- Episode wrap-up

Episode 143: Rosemary’s Baby

22 Oct

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In this episode, Tyler and Josh discuss Roman Polanski’s Rosemary’s Baby.

EPISODE BREAKDOWN
00:00:46- The Dilemma of Christian Film, Woodlawn
00:02:45- Bridge of Spies, The Inhabitants
00:03:20- Battleship Pretension Slasher Commentary
00:13:45- Rosemary’s Baby, Roman Polanski
01:14:30- Episode wrap-up

The Same Old Scary Story, by Reed Lackey

21 Oct

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There’s nothing inherently inferior about choosing to tell a story that everyone’s heard before as long as they love the way you tell it. The same goes with film, where style and craft will always trump a lack of originality. The Inhabitants, a new low-budget indie frightener from the writing and directing team of the Rasmussen brothers, aims for this target specifically. It doesn’t pretend to tell you a story you’ve never heard before, it simply wants to retell a classic scenario as well as it can. The film offers a great deal of promise in its early moments on which it sadly never quite delivers.

A young couple decide to purchase a remote bed and breakfast inn called “The March Carriage”. As they begin to settle in and renovate the building, they encounter a sequence of eerie spectral occurrences which seem to indicate that they are not alone in the house. As I said before, this is nothing new.

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Episode 142: The Babadook

15 Oct

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In this episode, Tyler, Robert, and Reed discuss Jennifer Kent’s The Babadook.

EPISODE BREAKDOWN
00:00:45- Intro, BP Slasher Commentaries, Reed’s articles
00:07:25- The Babadook
01:41:20- Forbidden Planet
02:11:26- Episode wrap-up

Episode 141: The Nightmare

8 Oct

In this episode, Tyler and Reed discuss Rodney Ascher’s The Nightmare and Wes Craven’s A Nightmare on Elm Street.

EPISODE BREAKDOWN
00:00:49- Intro, Rodney Ascher, nightmares, spiders
00:22:20- The Nightmare
01:11:10- A Nightmare on Elm Street
01:26:27- Spiritual warfare, fear and love
02:05:30- Episode wrap-up

Episode 140: It Follows

1 Oct

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In this episode, Tyler is joined by Jeff Newburg to discuss David Robert Mitchell’s It Follows and Gore Verbinski’s The Ring.

EPISODE BREAKDOWN
00:00:40- Intro, Halloweentimes
00:03:15- Horror movies, Jeff Newburg
00:24:20- It Follows
01:22:21- The Ring
01:45:25- Episode wrap-up

Episode 117: The Conjuring

31 Oct

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In this episode, Tyler is joined by Reed Lackey to discuss James Wan’s The Conjuring and Tobe Hooper’s Poltergeist.

EPISODE BREAKDOWN
00:00:44- Intro, Jim’s Seventh Favorite Film, Stonehearst Asylum
00:02:20- The Conjuring
01:07:10- Poltergeist
01:50:35- Episode wrap-up

Episode 116: Only Lovers Left Alive

26 Oct

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In this episode, Tyler and Josh discuss Jim Jarmusch’s Only Lovers Left Alive and Robert Wise’s The Day the Earth Stood Still.

EPISODE BREAKDOWN
00:00:44- Intro, The Guest, To Be a Man
00:07:46- Jim Jarmusch, Only Lovers Left Alive
00:59:10- The Day the Earth Stood Still
01:11:50- Episode wrap-up

Episode 115: The Guest

23 Oct

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In this episode, Tyler and Josh discuss Adam Wingard’s The Guest and Fraser Clarke Heston’s Needful Things.

EPISODE BREAKDOWN
00:00:44- Intro, To Be A Man, I Do Movies Badly
00:03:55- The Guest
00:45:30- Needful Things
01:20:00- Episode wrap-up

Episode 114: Coraline

9 Oct

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In this episode, Tyler and Josh discuss Henry Selick’s Coraline and the Wachowskis’ The Matrix.

EPISODE BREAKDOWN
00:00:44- Intro, I Do Movies Badly
00:06:43- Reed’s latest articles
00:08:35- Chicago meet-up (October 18, 8:30 pm, D’Agostino’s [Southport/Addison])
00:14:15- Coraline
00:48:07- The Matrix
1:15:37- Episode wrap-up