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  • 65. A Furious Calvinist and an Orthodox Puritian Walk Into a Bar (Witchfinder General - 1968)

    45:43
    In The Witchfinder General, Vincent Price stars as the real-life 17th century man who named himself witchfinder general of England. Join Juliet and Theresa to talk about the fictional and real-life versions of Matthew Hopkins' witch hunt, why this movie is sometimes considered an "English Western" and more.CW/TW: rape and sexual assaultSupport us on Patreon!Theme music: "Book of Shadows" by Houseghost (Rad Girlfriend Records)

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  • 64. Umbrella vs. Chainsaw vs. Grill Fork (Door - 1988)

    58:35
    Door is a 1988 Japanese horror film that's just starting to its flowers here in the US. Join Juliet and Theresa as they watch this innovation home invasion film and talk about its nods to giallo, twisted "nice guy" villains and the hell that is grocery shopping.CW/TW: rape/sexual assault, sexual harassmentSupport us on Patreon!Theme music: "Book of Shadows" by Houseghost (Rad Girlfriend Records)
  • 63. Children Are Bitey (Incantation - 2022)

    52:56
    Incantation is a 2022 Taiwanese found footage horror film that gained international audiences on Netflix. Join Juliet and Theresa to talk about audience participation in found footage horror, realistic portrayals of reluctant parenthood, and why you never ever go into past bindings in a forbidden cave. CW/TW: child abuse Support us on Patreon!Theme music: "Book of Shadows" by Houseghost (Rad Girlfriend Records)
  • 62. Parodyception (Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 - 1986)

    47:52
    Coming out over a decade after the original film, Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 takes the franchise in a decidedly different direction, but definitely not a bad one. Join Juliet and Theresa as they dive into a movie with an absolutely killer opening sequence and talk about the magic of radio, Drayton Sawyer's belief in the hustle and why Stretch is an awesome final girl. CW/TW: none for this episodeSupport us on Patreon!Theme music: "Book of Shadows" by Houseghost (Rad Girlfriend Records)
  • 61. Friends Don't Let Friends Become Demons (Demons - 1985)

    51:00
    Demons is a horror classic made by an all-star lineup of Italian moviemakers. Juliet and Theresa take on this mutual favorite and talk about the parallels between the titular demons and American and European zombies, the snack situation at the Metropol, and why Tony is such a badass character. CW/TW: none for this episodeSupport us on Patreon!Theme music: "Book of Shadows" by Houseghost (Rad Girlfriend Records)
  • 60. You Don't Have to Eat the Stupid Ballerina Cake (Black Swan - 2010)

    01:09:27
    Many of Darren Aronofsky's films could qualify as horror films, and the director himself has said that Black Swan belong to the genre, even if it wasn't marketed as such. Inspired by their recent trip to see Swan Lake, Juliet and Theresa talk about this psychological horror film, IMDB's parents' guides and why the Oscars snub our favorite genre and CW/TW: eating disorders, weight loss, fatphobia, sexual and psychological abuseFurther reading: And the Oscar for best picture doesn't go to ... horror! by Brianna Scott (NPR)Black Swan - Possession theory, step by step via CinematicCorner'It chips away at you': Misty Copeland on the whiteness of ballet by Terry Gross (NPR)Support us on Patreon!Theme music: "Book of Shadows" by Houseghost (Rad Girlfriend Records)
  • 59. More A Creature Than A Creature of the Night (30 Days of Night - 2007)

    59:00
    30 Days of Night was a horror comic book hit, but what about the 2007 movie? Juliet and Theresa attempt to cure their winter blues by talking about an Alaskan town plunged into darkness, this movie's parallels with the new season of True Detective, vampire lore and why they both went to weird high schools.CW/TW: none for this episodeSupport us on Patreon!Theme music: "Book of Shadows" by Houseghost (Rad Girlfriend Records)