Episode 50: Monster Kids – Monster House & Paranorman

Nurse your Halloween candy hangover with a lighthearted look at two movies aimed at children (with plenty of horror elements and references, of course!)

Sources

Monster House (2006)

Director’s commentary

Paranorman (2012)

Director’s commentary

Making of featurette

Show Info:

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 49: Childhood Ghosts – The Changeling & Lady in White

We break out the Ouija board and contact the spirits of our childhood selves to explore two ghost story movies that terrified us as children.

Sources

The Changeling (1980)

A Denver House That Inspired a Horror Film” by Katie Rudolph, Denver Public Library

The History of a Denver House That Inspired a Horror Film” by Katie Rudolph, Denver Public Library

Cheesman Park: Haunted by Fun (and angry ghosts, probably)” by Byron Graham, Westword

Lady in White (1988)

Director’s commentary

Show Info:

Test Pattern is originally broadcast on 103.5 FM

WLSPLP Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, underwritten by the Bank of Sun Prairie.

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 45: The Displaced Man – The Wicker Man (1973) & Don’t Look Now

We take trips to Scotland and Venice and discover that there is a level of horror in being an outsider in a strange land.  Sergio’s Patreon Pick launched us into a double feature of British films from 1973 – The Wicker Man and Don’t Look Now!

Sources

The Wicker Man (1973)

The Wicker Man (1973) – Defining of the Folk Horror” by Adam Scovell, Celluloid Wicker Man

Schlock & Awe: The Wicker Man Makes Hippies Seem Real Scary” by Kyle Anderson, Nerdist

The Wicker Image

Don’t Look Now (1973)

Director commentary, Criterion Collection

“Don’t Look Now: Looking Back”, Criterion Collection featurette

“Something Interesting”, Criterion Collection featurette

“Nicolas Roeg: The Enigma of Film”, Criterion Collection featurette

Ophelia” by John Everett Millais

Show Info:

Test Pattern is originally broadcast on 103.5 FM

WLSPLP Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, underwritten by the Bank of Sun Prairie.

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 43: Bad Movie Night – She (1982) & Hell Comes to Frogtown

We take a detour from horror this week to have a Bad Movie Night! Our late night double feature is She (1982) and Hell Comes to Frogtown!

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Show Info:

Test Pattern is originally broadcast on 103.5 FM

WLSPLP Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, underwritten by the Bank of Sun Prairie.

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 39: Who Goes There? – The Stepford Wives (1975) & Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

Do you really know the people around you?  We get paranoid with The Stepford Wives & Invasion of the Body Snatchers!

Sources

 

Show Info:

Test Pattern is originally broadcast on 103.5 FM

WLSPLP Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, underwritten by the Bank of Sun Prairie.

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 37: Terror on the Road – The Hitcher (1986) & Death Proof

We’re on the highway to hell with the road horror classic The Hitcher and Death Proof, Quentin Tarantino’s love letter to road thrillers and Russ Meyer films!

Sources

The Hitcher (1986)

Just the Two of Us: Robert Harmon’s The Hitcher” by Blake I. Collier, from Mockingbird

The Dollop Episode 57: Eric Red

 

Death Proof

The Case for Death Proof as Essential Tarantino” by William Dass, from Film School Rejects

In Defense of Quentin Tarantino’s Death Proof” by Trevor Parker, from comingsoon.net

Show Info:

Test Pattern is originally broadcast on 103.5 FM WLSPLP Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, underwritten by the Bank of Sun Prairie.

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 31: Horror in Fantasy – Legend & Willow

We look at two examples of horror in fantasy – Legend (1985) & Willow (1988).

Sources

Legend (1985)

Willow (1988)

Show Info:

Test Pattern is originally broadcast on 103.5 FM WLSPLP Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, underwritten by the Bank of Sun Prairie.

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

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Minisode #5: Kong: Skull Island

We nerd out about Kong: Skull Island and the Legendary Monsterverse!

Show Info:

Test Pattern is originally broadcast on 103.5 FM WLSPLP Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, underwritten by the Bank of Sun Prairie.

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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Bonus Episode: Orca

In the wake of Tillikum’s death, we delve into Jacob’s greatest fear and the origin of that phobia – 1977’s Orca.

Sources

Tilikum

Why Tilikum, SeaWorld’s Killer Orca, Was Infamous” by Brian Clark Howard, from National Geographic

Show Info:

Test Pattern is originally broadcast on 103.5 FM WLSPLP Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, underwritten by the Bank of Sun Prairie.

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

Follow the show on Twitter @testpatternshow.

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

Contact us via email at jacobandtab@testpatternshow.com or use the Contact form.

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Minisode #1: Kong: Skull Island Trailer

Jacob and Tab watch the Kong:Skull Island trailer!

Watch the trailer!

Show Info:

Test Pattern is originally broadcast on 103.5 FM WLSPLP Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, underwritten by the Bank of Sun Prairie.

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

Follow the show on Twitter @testpatternshow.

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

Contact us via email at jacobandtab@testpatternshow.com or use the Contact form.

Like the Sun Prairie Media Center Facebook page and follow The Sun on Twitter @spmediacenter

Listen to the Episode!