Jordan Peele’s eagerly-awaited third feature Nope is out. On this episode we break down the bizarre and magical eco-western that’s dividing audiences.
Episode 38: Melt Movies
In our latest ep, we’re talking melty, gooey movies where the human body becomes nothing but fondue. When the human body melts, what does it say about our place in the world? Includes discussions of The Black Phone (2022), The Night (2020), Censor (2021), Showgirls (1995), The Incredible Melting Man (1977), Creepshow 2 (1987), Street […]
Episode 37: Men (2022) + Sydney Film Festival
We discuss Alex Garland’s much-hyped new film Men, plus a smorgasbord of goodies from the 2022 Sydney Film Festival. Includes discussions of Men (2022), Jurassic World: Dominion (2022), Family Dinner (2022), Sushi Noh (2022), Piggy (2022), Flux Gourmet (2022), Incredible But True (2022).
Episode 36: Destructive Doodads
Evil inanimate objects have permeated every form of media, so we’re taking a look at some of horror’s most destructive doodads. Killer beds, dresses, pianos and tyres take us on a weird and wild journey into the paraphernalia of everyday life. Includes discussions of The Found Footage Phenomenon (2022), The Village (1993), Barbarella (1968), Christine […]
Episode 35: Pre-Code Horror
We’re going back in time to the Wild West of horror before the the Hays Code tried to bring morality to the movies, and discussing some of the weirdest, sleaziest little films we’ve ever seen. Includes discussions of The Unknown (1927), Dracula (1931), Frankenstein (1931), Freaks (1932), Island of Lost Souls (1932), The Most Dangerous […]
Episode 34: Found Footage
In May 2022, two podcasters disappeared in the woods near Sydney, Australia while recording a podcast. The recordings from that day were never found… until now. Join us in the world of shaky cameras and spooky sounds as well talk the much-maligned found footage genre. Includes discussions of C’est arrivé près de chez vous (aka […]
Episode 33: The Northman and Time Warps
Time warps, time loops, and ruptures in the fabric of reality are the topic this time as we discuss movies that make you question everything. We also caught The Northman on opening night of Fantastic Film Festival Australia. Head to our Instagram to find out how you can win one of three double passes. Head […]
Episode 32: Ti West’s X and Creepy Crawlies
Ants, spiders and other arthropod pals are the stars of the hour as we talk things that creep and crawl. In this episode we discuss how bugs in horror movies create a unique sense of danger and paranoia. Includes discussions of X (2022), Them! (1954), Phase IV (1974), Kingdom of the Spiders (1977), Creepshow (1982), […]
Bonus Episode: Family Horror
Featuring discussions of two of the most chilling films we’ve ever seen, we unpack all the horror of the nuclear family.
Episode 31: Frankenstein
One of horror’s most iconic monsters might actually be a big softy! On this episode, we unpack all the gravitas of the misunderstood Frankenstein (or Franky as we call him). Includes discussions of Frankenstein (1931), Bride of Frankenstein (1935), The Curse of Frankenstein (1957), Flesh for Frankenstein (1973), Blackenstein (1973), Frankenhooker (1990), May (2002), Depraved […]