Thursday, August 17, 2017

Speed - Supplement

While we try to cover as much as we can in our episodes, there's always more to see, hear, and read about a movie that can enhance your viewing experience. If you enjoyed our episode on Speed, here's a few extra bits you might find interesting...



Episode 54: Speed


In our latest episode, Chris and Sarah hop on board for a breakneck conversation about the 1994 action hit Speed. Along the way, we discuss the film's episodic story structure, ponder alternate casting choices for the story's heroes and villain, and appreciate the maniacal laughter of Dennis Hopper. Warning: Contains explicit language, spoilers, and buses that violate the laws of physics.



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Any public transportation horror stories you'd like to share? Would you risk getting on any form of motorized vehicle with Keanu Reeves? Really, what was with that ugly-ass jacket? Leave a comment and keep the conversation going.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Episode 53: Kevin Lynch of Salem Horror


In our newest episode, we sit down with Kevin Lynch, the founder of Salem Horror, to discuss the upcoming Salem Horror Fest, a celebration of the macabre being held this fall in our haunted hometown, Salem, Massachusetts. We talk about the appeal of horror movies, explore their value in expressing societal fears in turbulent times, and comment on Salem's reputation as a Halloween hot spot. We also touch on some of the films screening at the festival, which range from classic chillers such as Night of the Living Dead to modern horrors such as Get Out. Warning: Contains explicit language and childhood horror movie trauma.



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Salem Horror Fest runs from September 22 to October 15. For more information, check out the following links:


Salem Horror Fest banner art designed by David Dembowski.

Do you like scary movies? Want to tell us how you became a horror fan? Need advice on planning a trip to Salem this fall? Leave a comment and keep the conversation going.

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Who Framed Roger Rabbit - Supplement

While we try to cover as much as we can in our episodes, there's always more to see, hear, and read about a movie that can enhance your viewing experience. If you enjoyed our episode on Who Framed Roger Rabbit, here's a few extra bits you might find interesting...


Episode 52: Who Framed Roger Rabbit


Chris and Sarah join us as we try to solve that classic cinematic mystery, Who Framed Roger Rabbit. Digging beneath the gags and guffaws of this groundbreaking mix of animation and live-action, we investigate its clever use of film noir conventions, uncover the movie's racial subtext, and count the passive-aggressive attacks on former Disney CEO Michael Eisner. Warning: Contains explicit language, spoilers, and eye daggers.



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Is there a vital clue we overlooked? Want to confess any lustful thoughts about playing pattycake with toon characters? Need to contribute your two bits to our shave and a haircut? Leave a comment and keep the conversation going.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Predator - Supplement

While we try to cover as much as we can in our episodes, there's always more to see, hear, and read about a movie that can enhance your viewing experience. If you enjoyed our episode on Predator, here's a few extra bits you might find interesting...