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Test Pattern: A Horror Movie Podcast

Oct 15, 2019

As the man himself said, "Every day is Halloween", and we're celebrating this Halloween season with two movies that show the gradient of Tim Burton's style - Beetlejuice and Sleepy Hollow!

Sources:

Beetlejuice (1988)

"15 Things You Might Not Know About Beetlejuice" by Kristy Puchko, Mental Floss

"The Untold Truth of...


Apr 25, 2019

Louis joins us to talk about two very personal films, which both happen to be remakes!

Sources

The Ring (2002)

"Remake Man" by Tad Friend, The New Yorker

"The Ring Production Notes" cinema.com

"The Ring Review" by Roger Ebert, rogerebert.com

"Sadako's Secrets: Explaining Ringu at the Asian Art Museum" by Mark Frey,...


Feb 14, 2019

We’re sending you a Test Pattern valentine by way of a warning - Be sure to wear protection.  We watched David Cronenberg’s Shivers and It Follows!

Sources

Shivers (1975)

"Looking Back at David Cronenberg's Shivers" by Ryan Lambie, Den of Geek

"Shivers" by Patrick Lowe, Canuxploitation!

Faculty of Horror - Episode...


Jan 9, 2019

Shin Godzilla patron Jordan (@bundyisback) joins us to discuss two fantastic movies about serial killers - The Silence of the Lambs and American Psycho!

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Articles discussing the problematic nature of Buffalo Bill

"My Auntie Buffalo Bill: The Unavoidable Transmisogyny of The Silence of the Lambs" by Jos Truitt,...


Dec 12, 2018

Godzilla level patron Ryan M. teaches us that hell hath no fury like a number one fan, with Play Misty for Me and Misery!

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Play Misty For Me (1971)

"Play Misty For Me (1971)", TCM

 

Misery (1990)

"Stephen King, The Art of Fiction No. 189" by Christopher Lehmann-Haupt and Nathaniel Rich, The Paris Review

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