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Static Vision & SBG Present The Devils

Spooky Bitch Gang are proud to co-present a rare screening of Ken Russell’s 1971 masterpiece, The Devils with Static Vision. Friends of the pod Static Vision present their latest film festival Goodbye, Pink Flamingo, a three-day, single-screen event showcasing a global selection of groundbreaking queer, punk, feminist and DIY cinema, curated as a tribute to […]

Episode 71: Bigfoot & Friends

He’s big, he’s hairy and he lives in the woods. No it’s not another Russell Crowe movie; it’s Bigfoot, Sasquatch, the yeti, yowie, and more. We discuss some of the hairy forest-dweller’s onscreen appearances, and what we’ve learned about Bigfoot’s (and similar monsters’) place in the pop culture canon. Includes discussions of A Quiet Place: Day […]

Episode 70: The Exorcism

Was anyone asking for another exorcism-based horror movie starring Russell Crowe? Well, we got one anyway! This time it’s a bit meta with a personal connection to a certain venerated classic. We take a look at Crowe’s latest foray into the horror genre and wonder if the exorcism sub-genre is all dried up.  Plus some […]

Episode 69: The Sixth Sense

M. Night Shyamalan’s breakthrough feature is twenty-five years old this year. Does the rapturous acclaim it received at release still hold up today, or has its maverick director run out of goodwill? We talk about its quirks, its lasting influence, and what makes it a great horror movie.  Also includes discussions of The Witch’s Mirror a.k.a El espejo de […]

Episode 68: Disaster Movies

These movies might not be technically horror, but they definitely scratch the same part of our brain that wants thrills, chills and mayhem. Disaster movies pit humanity against some of its harshest challenges. What is revealed when everything is stripped away from the human spirit? Includes discussions of Tarot (2024), Sleep Has Her House (2017), Deluge (1933), The Poseidon Adventure (1972), Submersion of Japan a.k.a. Japan […]

Episode 66: Techno-Horror

We can’t live without technology, but is that a good thing? The most rapidly changing  facet of our existence offers fertile ground for exploring all kinds of horrifying things. We’re entering the virtual world and talking about how TV, computers, robots and more define and complicate our existence.  Includes discussions of The Stepford Wives (1975), […]

Episode 65: The First Omen

Nearly fifty years on, The First Omen gives us a prequel to horror classic The Omen and it may surprise you to know it’s really good! Turning the familiar story into an alarming feminist tale, the film grapples with some massive themes. We talk about its unique and referential take on the genre. Also includes discussions of Godzilla x Kong: […]

Episode 64: Cosmic Horror

In this episode, the gang takes a look behind the veil of reality into thought-provoking, madness-inducing cosmic horror. How does the vast possibility of the universe put our puny little lives into focus? What happens when humans transcend their place in space and time? How come everything is still misogynistic? Includes discussions of Inside (2023), […]

Episode 63: Imaginary

The latest film from Blumhouse is a romp through childhood anxieties and family drama. Is this new wave of PG-horror a cynical cash grab or an important development in the horror landscape?  We break down Jeff Wadlow’s Imaginary through its odd story beats, excellent creature design and often bizarre visuals. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook. Contact us at crystal@spookybitchgang.com and […]

Episode 62: Killer Animals

Sometimes the scariest creature is out there in the wild or living right in your house! In this episode, we’re looking at some of the killer animals in the horror canon and how they relate to our experiences as humans.  Includes discussions of Karen (2021), Baghead (2023), Night Swim (2024), The Beast (2023), The Birds […]

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