Don’t let THEM in!
Or are you the one they’re trying to keep out?
The Us vs. Them mentality is a backdrop for some really good horror stories. Frankenstein being a great example. The Monster is the outsider, but yet you sympathize with him. Continue reading “Episode 030- Nowhere Man: The Outsider in Horror”
Everyone is a fan of something, right?
Some people become obsessed with things. Most of the time, these obsessions are harmless fun for people. Sometimes our obsessions involve more than just us, and sometimes these obsessions are inconvenient to people around us.
And then there are the obsessions that endanger people around us.
And then there are obsessions that lead to cruel power over people. Continue reading “Episode 029- Here There Be Lions”
We help the Grim Reaper finish off 2016 in style.
Join four members of “The Algonquin Round Table of Horror” as they discuss the high points and the low points of horror movies in 2016.
Jon Kitley, Gregg Olheiser, Bryan Martinez and Damien Glonek give their opinions about all things horror-related, new trends snd old films you might have missed the first time around. Continue reading “Episode 028- The Wretched Roundtable: End of the Year Edition”
If you think about it, the imagery around Christmas is really kind of freaky.
A big man in a red suit can get into your house while you’re sleeping. And you leave food out for him! Continue reading “Episode 027- You Better Watch Out: Christmas Horror Movies”
Doug Lipski of Echoba.se did an interview with me, and you can read it here
For a great and fun horror website, check out Eric Slager’s site wolfbaneblooms.com
A couple weeks back I did a guest spot on the Wrong Reel podcast where co-host James Hancock and I talked about Bloody Sam, the great director Sam Pekinpah. If you’re interested, check out the show here
Also I did a guest spot on The Milwaukee Mob podcast to talk about The Town that Dreaded Sundown. You can check out that episode here
It seems that when a movie with dark themes is marketed for mainstream appeal that the “horror” description goes out the window in favor of “suspense,” “mystery,” or “thriller.”
There are lots of movies that are billed as “thrillers,” which are, in my opinion, horror movies, telling horror stories at their cores.
This is even more the case with movies that get nominated for Best Picture. Continue reading “Episode 026- More Volatile Substance: The Oscar Edition”
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By S.A. Bradley
There’s a scene in Director Michael Powell’s notorious Peeping Tom (1960) where the main character, Mark Lewis (Carl Boehm), works his side job as a pinup photographer. He’s very good, but detached. There’s a “new girl” whom we first see only in profile. Mark is preoccupied and barely notices her until she turns and reveals a disfigured lip. Mark is awestruck. He’s compelled to pick up his movie camera and film her face. It’s awkwardly sexual. Another model protests, “but what about the customers”?
Continue reading “Hard Light with No Filter: How Michael Powell’s Career was Ended by “Peeping Tom””