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Test Pattern: A Horror Movie Podcast

Jun 20, 2018

We close out our Universal Monsters series with a splash! We watched Creature From the Black Lagoon and Guillermo del Toro's gorgeous The Shape of Water!

Creature From the Black Lagoon (1954)

Film historian commentary with Tom Weaver

"10 Aquatic Facts About Creature From the Black Lagoon" by Mark Mancini, Mental Floss


Nov 15, 2017

We talk the king of the monsters with MechaGodzilla level Patreon subscriber Chris! It's the OG Godzilla versus Shin Godzilla in a battle of epic proportions!

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Godzilla (1954)

Commentary by film historian David Kalat, Criterion collection

Akira Takarada interview, Criterion collection


Nov 8, 2017

We catch up with an old friend as we go back to We Play All the Classics with the classic masterpiece The Bride of Frankenstein!  And ... if you wanna date, look no further than our second feature - Frankenhooker!

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The Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

Commentary with film historian Scott MacQueen,...

Aug 23, 2017

We perform a disappearing act in our next installment of We Play All the Classics with The Invisible Man and Hollow Man!

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The Invisible Man (1933)

"The Invisible Man (1933)" by Pablo Kjolseth

"The Invisible Man Revealed!" making of featurette, Invisible Man Legacy DVD

Universal Studios Monsters:...

Jun 7, 2017

We unwrap The Mummy and one of Hammer’s answers to the classic monster – Blood From the Mummy’s Tomb.   


The Mummy (1932)

"The Mummy (1932)" by Frank Miller, TCM

"Mummy Dearest: A Horror Tradition Unearthed" (The Mummy Legacy Collection featurette)

"Jack Pierce: The Man Behind the...