Month: March 2017

Episode 036- The Monsters that Invaded Primetime: Made-for-Television Horror

Notorious scares delivered on TV! 

Back in the early 1970’s, Network TV executives started to make original movies to compete against Hollywood. They were fast, cheap and, occasionally, great!

Many of these telefilms were horror movies. Some of those network TV-produced movies generated some genuine scares, and sent kids to bed to have nightmares. Continue reading “Episode 036- The Monsters that Invaded Primetime: Made-for-Television Horror”

Episode 035- Welcome to the New Tension: Women Horror Directors

I’ve said before that horror is supposed to upset the apple cart. 

It lets us confront fears we can’t confront in any other genre.  I like when good stories challenge me, and that includes a challenge to my perspective.

In the last decade or so I’ve noticed many films directed and/or written by women that have shown me horror stories from different perspectives. Continue reading “Episode 035- Welcome to the New Tension: Women Horror Directors”