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Test Pattern: A Horror Movie Podcast

Jan 21, 2021

We’re revisiting an old Monster Kid friend.  Shin Godzilla level patron Sketches is taking us through a tour of Guillermo Del Toro’s early films with Cronos and Mimic!

Sources:

Cronos (1993)

Director's commentary

"Guillermo Del Toro: I'm Not Interested in Regular Superheroes", Clarin

"Federico Luppi on Cronos",...


Oct 7, 2020

In this episode, we reach out to your minds with our exploration of The Dead Zone and Scanners!

Sources:

The Dead Zone (1983)

Commentary with Kim Newman and Tim Jones

“Memories of the Dead Zone”, Blu-Ray featurette

“Visions and Horror From The Dead Zone”, Blu-Ray featurette

“The Look of the Dead...


Sep 3, 2020

We're joined by Hans (aka @DJ_BadHombre) to journey into the strange world of David Lynch with Blue Velvet and Mulholland Drive!

Sources:

Blue Velvet (1986)

"Blue Velvet" by Brian Eggert, Deep Focus Review

"Blue Velvet - Small Town Horror Tale" by Ron Magid, American Cinematographer

"Angelo Badalamenti", Criterion...


Aug 21, 2020

We're joined by Jacob's sister Jen to get weird with Panos Cosmatos' Beyond the Black Rainbow and Mandy!

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"Mandy and Beyond the Black Rainbow Share a Lot More Than the Year 1983" by Clayton Purdom, The AV Club

Beyond the Black Rainbow (2010)

"Interview: Beyond the Black Rainbow Director Panos Cosmatos" by...


Dec 6, 2019

We're joined by Ed on the long-awaited tribute to the ultimate monster kid - Guillermo del Toro - with his masterpiece, The Devil's Backbone and his love letter to Gothic Romance, Crimson Peak!

**Just a word of warning, due to the nature of having a guest, Ed's audio includes a bit of Jacob's and my responses...