Episode 62: They Came From Above – Alien Autopsy: Fact or Fiction, Fire in the Sky, & Alien Abduction

We look to the skies as we revisit Alien Autopsy: Fact or Fiction and examine two films based on “real life” alien abductions – Fire in the Sky and Alien Abduction.

Sources

“Alien Autopsy: Fact or Fiction” (1995)

How an Alien Autopsy Hoax Captured the World’s Imagination for a Decade” by Nathalie Lagerfeld, Time

The Story Behind the Alien Autopsy Hoax” by Joe Nickell, Live Science

Fire in the Sky (1993)

The Story of Travis Walton and Fire in the Sky” by Matt Molgaard, Dread Central

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Monster Kid Mailbag #2

Monster Kid Hotline and listener questions

Reviews and new patrons

What We’ve Been Up To

Trivia

  • Name a horror movie featuring a werewolf
  • Name a movie with a twist ending

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Music for Test Pattern is “Dance of Deception” by Kevin McLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons. For more, go to incompetech.com.

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Episode 61: Dick Smith – The Exorcist (1973) & The Sentinel (1977)

We return to the Hallowed Halls of horror to celebrate the work of Dick Smith with two hellish films – one classic (The Exorcist) and one cult classic (The Sentinel)!

Sources

Dick Smith

Movie Magic: Dick Smith

Jordu Schell interviews Dick Smith Part 1 and Part 2

Dick Smith, Oscar Winning Make Up Artist Dies at 92” by William Yardley, The New York Times

The Exorcist (1973)

Director’s commentary, William Friedkin

Writer’s commentary, William Peter Blatty

“The Fear of God: The Making of the Exorcist”, 25th Anniversary DVD edition

The Exorcist: Cultural Impact

The Exorcist: 10 Creepy Details From the Scariest Movie Ever Made” by Anthony Breznican, Entertainment Weekly

13 Great Movie Posters You Didn’t Know Were Inspired by Famous Artworks” by Dicte Houmoller

The Sentinel (1977)

Satan at the Door: The Sinister Events Surrounding The Sentinel” by Jeffrey Konvitz, The Lineup

The Sentinel: Hell on the 5th Floor” by Donato Totaro, Off Screen

Since You’ve Been Gone: An Interview with Cristina Raines“, Hill Place Blog

In Defense of Michael Winner’s The Sentinel” by Chris Alexander, Comingsoon.net

The Horrors of New York: On The Sentinel” by Caryn Coleman, Comingsoon.net

Edgar Wright on The Sentinel, Trailers From Hell

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Music for Test Pattern is “Dance of Deception” by Kevin McLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons. For more, go to incompetech.com.

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Monster Kid Mailbag #1

Monster Kid Hotline and listener questions

Reviews and new patrons

What We’ve Been Up To

Count Chocula mini review

Trivia

  • Name a movie based on an urban legend.
  • Name a body horror film.
  • Name a horror film which takes place in England.
  • Name a horror film which features a priest or other holy man or woman.

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Music for Test Pattern is “Dance of Deception” by Kevin McLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons. For more, go to incompetech.com.

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Episode 60: Ghostly Missions – The Sixth Sense and Stir of Echoes

In our latest episode, we look at two movies with some startling similarities – children with the ability to communicate with ghosts, the use of red to portent trouble, and scores by James Newton Howard – which were released within months of each other in 1999.  We see dead people with The Sixth Sense and Stir of Echoes!

Sources

The Sixth Sense (1999)

“15 Twisted Facts About The Sixth Sense” by Roger Cormier, from Mental Floss

“Music and Sound Design”, making of featurette

“Reaching the Audience”, making of featurette

“A Conversation with M. Night Shyamalan”, making of featurette

“Rules and Clues”, making of featurette

 

Stir of Echoes (1999)

Director’s commentary

“Kevin Bacon: The Sixth Sense completely fucked release of Stir of Echoes” by Joey Nofli, Entertainment Weekly

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Episode 59: State of the Podcast 2017

We talk our favorite episodes (and listeners’ favorites) for 2017, give out listener awards, and talk about new stuff in 2018!

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Music for Test Pattern is “Dance of Deception” by Kevin McLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons. For more, go to incompetech.com.

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Episode 58: The Movies That Define Us – The Thing (1982) & The Fly (1986)

 

To close 2017, we discuss (and by discuss, I mean gush over) our two favorite movies of all time – The Thing (Tab) and The Fly (Jacob)!

Sources

The Thing (1982)

“Requiem for a Shape-Shifter: Mick Garris Interviews John Carpenter”, The Thing Scream Factory Collector’s Edition

“Terror Takes Shape”, making of documentary

The Fly (1986)

11 Transformative Facts about The Fly” by Andrew Lasane, Mental Floss

Beyond the Veil of the Flesh: David Cronenberg’s The Fly” by Matt Zoller Seitz, Indie Wire

33 Things We Learned From David Cronenberg’s The Fly” by Jeremy Kirk, Film School Rejects

Looking Back at David Cronenberg’s The Fly” by Ryan Lambie, Den of Geek

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Music for Test Pattern is “Dance of Deception” by Kevin McLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons. For more, go to incompetech.com.

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Episode 57: The Ghosts of Milburn – Ghost Story by Peter Straub & Ghost Story (1981)

This week, return to the haunted libraries of Test Pattern for a Tomes of Terror episode, featuring Peter Straub’s chilly classic Ghost Story and the 1981 film adaptation of the same name.

Sources

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Music for Test Pattern is “Dance of Deception” by Kevin McLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons. For more, go to incompetech.com.

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Episode 56: A Cut Above the Rest – The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974) & Pieces

Godzilla level patron Mad Max curates an episode that is truly a cut above the rest – a chainsaw cut, that is!  We dissect The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Pieces!

Sources

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Music for Test Pattern is “Dance of Deception” by Kevin McLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons. For more, go to incompetech.com.

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Episode 55: Chilling Comedies – Clue (1985) & Haunted Honeymoon (1986) (with Patreon subscriber Ryan!)

This week, MechaGodzilla level Patreon subscriber Ryan makes us laugh with two chilling comedies – Clue and Haunted Honeymoon!

Sources

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Music for Test Pattern is “Dance of Deception” by Kevin McLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons. For more, go to incompetech.com.

You can also follow Tab @horrorflicktab and Jacob @banedrom .

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