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Castle of Horror Podcast

Apr 30, 2018

We talk about Larry Blamire's knowing ode to 1950s low-budget sci-fi films like Plan 9 From Outer Space, The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra. We ask, what is this movie? Is it camp (deliberately bad) or parody (good, observing the bad?) 

Apr 26, 2018

RS Belcher is known for the urban-legends-based horror novel The Brotherhood of the Wheel, which has been optioned for TV and compared by The Wall Street Journal to Neil Gaiman’s American Gods. Belcher's new book is The Night Dahlia, new from Tor, a noir fantasy about Laytham Ballard, a modern mage hired to find...

Apr 20, 2018

Chris Pardal co-stars in the new film CORBIN NASH, as the partner of a rogue detective (Dean S. Jagger of  Game of Thrones) who is murdered and reborn as a demon-hunting vampire. Chris was a professional dancer before becoming an actor, and we talk acting and making it in the professional...

Apr 16, 2018

On Friday, April 13, 1984, the world saw the release of a movie Roger Ebert called "an immoral and reprehensible piece of trash"-- Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter. That's enough to get *us* interested in looking once more at this film, which features Corey Feldman and Crispin Glover.

Apr 9, 2018

This week's discussion is on the 1972 thriller FRENZY directed by Alfred Hitchcock. The film, about a serial killer at large in London and an unlikable jerk framed for the murders, is daring, clever and sometimes very hard to watch. TRIGGER WARNING for those who are sensitive about violence against female victims.