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Test Pattern: A Horror Movie Podcast

Jul 16, 2020

We get the last laugh with the silent classic The Man Who Laughs and Joker!


The Man Who Laughs (1928)

"The Man Who Laughs: The Scary Clown Movie That Inspired the Joker" by Jim Knipfel, Den of Geek

"The Man Who Laughs Documentary", TheaterRaven

"Conrad Veidt - Short Documentary", ConnieVeidt

"The Original...

Jan 30, 2020

In a theme four years in the making, we dissect two films that out-Hitchcocked Hitchcock - Les Diaboliques and Peeping Tom!


Les Diaboliques (1955)

"Diabolique: Murder Considered as One of the Fine Arts" by Terrence Rafferty, Criterion

Les Diaboliques (Henri-Georges Clouzot, 1955) by Susan Hayward. 2005....

Jan 5, 2020

In our latest episode, we examine Ari Aster's two feature films - Hereditary and Midsommar and Aster's expertise in conveying grief through his work.

Ari Aster's short "The Strange Thing About the Johnsons"

Ari Aster's short "Munchausen"



Hereditary (2018)

"11 Memorable Facts About Hereditary" by Michele...

Dec 28, 2019

We delve into the world of high fantasy with one of Tab's favorites, The Last Unicorn, and the once maligned cult favorite The Black Cauldron!


The Last Unicorn (1982)

Writer/Publisher Commentary with Peter S. Beagle

"Immortal Characters", BluRay featurette

"Peter S. Beagle's The Last Unicorn, Immortal at 50" by...

Mar 2, 2019

Tab curates an episode that's all about sacrifice ... We watched The House of the Devil and Starry Eyes!


The House of the Devil (2009)

"Ti West, The House of the Devil" by Nick Dawson, Filmmaker Magazine

Starry Eyes (2014)

"Catching Up With the Makers of Starry Eyes" by Evan Dickson,...