Episode 055- Stephen King and the IT in All of Us

The movie adaptation of Stephen King’s ‘It’ was hotly anticipated, and broke box office records.

I was curious about the fervent response to this movie, not just by horror fans, but also by mainstream outlets.  After all, the novel came out in 1985, and there was already a miniseries created from it in 1990.  Once I saw ‘It,’ and thought about the movie, I started thinking about movie adaptations of Stephen King’s books, in general. Continue reading “Episode 055- Stephen King and the IT in All of Us”

Episode 054- Once More with Feeling: Tobe Hooper

Sometimes, once just isn’t enough.

And, in the case of Tobe Hooper, it felt right to honor this quirky and often misunderstood artist with a second helping of praise.

On this episode, I talk with John Cribbs and Christopher Funderburg, the co-creators of “The Pink Smoke” film review website about the legacy of the late Tobe Hooper. Continue reading “Episode 054- Once More with Feeling: Tobe Hooper”

Episode 053- All the Sins of the World: Extreme Horror

There are a few extreme films that use the violence, and obscenity, and nihilism to create something that defies expectations and becomes something horrible/beautiful.

For those who dare to watch.

Guest Derrick Carey, from the Astro Radio Z podcast (and a horror film director himself), joins us to discuss some Extreme Horror films that aren’t easy to dismiss…or forget. Continue reading “Episode 053- All the Sins of the World: Extreme Horror”

Episode 051- Day Trippers: Horror Films of Acclaimed Directors

There’s a select group of directors who hold the title, “Masters of Horror” for bringing their distinctive styles to the horror film.

But, they aren’t the only ones who made an impact on horror cinema.

There are several acclaimed directors with illustrious careers who took a “Day Trip” into horror. Continue reading “Episode 051- Day Trippers: Horror Films of Acclaimed Directors”


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