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Castle of Horror Podcast

Apr 29, 2019

We kick off a brand-new retrospective on the Bloodthirsty Trilogy, a tryptic of supernatural horror films from Japanese director Michio Yamamoto. This week: The Vampire Doll, about a girl who goes looking for her missing brother at a spooky mansion haunted by a murderous vampire ghost.

Apr 22, 2019

We discuss the 1968 science fiction film The Green Slime directed by Kinji Fukasaku, which was shot in Japan with a Japanese director and film crew, but with the non-Japanese starring cast of Robert Horton, Richard Jaeckel and Luciana Paluzzi.
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Apr 20, 2019

David Gregory has made documentaries about a slew of films and filmmakers, most notably 2014’s terrific LOST SOULS, which detailed director Richard Stanley's travails on his big screen adaptation of The Island of Dr. Moreau. Now his subject is Dark Shadows, which starred Canadian actor Jonathan Frid as vampire...

Apr 17, 2019

Charles Rutledge is the author of Dracula's Revenge: A Jennifer Grail/Carter Decamp Novella that mashes up hard-case-style crime with gothic horror.  Rutledge is the coauthor of three books in the Griffin and Price Crime/Horror series, Blind Shadows, Congregations of the Dead, and A Hell Within, all written with James...

Apr 11, 2019

Mike McBeardo McPadden is the author of TEEN MOVIE HELL: A Crucible of Coming-of-Age Comedies from Animal House to Zapped!, an extensive look at the pre-internet era of teen comedies. We talk about why there's no longer such a thing as a teen sex comedy, and why some people think Ferris Bueller is the worst.