Screamcast 145: Fantastic Fest 2017 Round-Up

This week we discuss all things Fantastic Fest! Anya Novak joins us for a rundown of her favorite films from the Fest and then Brad Henderson joins Stephanie and Sean to run down all 30+ films he subjected himself to.

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Horror Down Under: LAKE MUNGO (2008)

Welcome to the 5th edition of Horror Down Under, a column series in which I review horror films from my home country of Australia. The purpose of this column will be that it will act as a showcase for various horror related film projects that have been made Australia in hopes that it will get you interested in checking them out for yourself. I’ll be reviewing a wide range of Aussie horror films of various quality from the excellent to the terrible, the all time classics to the latest releases to the completely forgotten, etc. For this 5th edition I delve into the independently made 2008 supernatural mockumentary LAKE MUNGO…

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Screamcast 144: The Slayer Is Among The Living In The Backwoods

While Brad is in Austin, TX at Fantastic Fest, BJ Colangelo, Stephanie Crawford and Sean Duregger discuss Arrow Video’s release of The Slayer! We also dive into the Shudder exclusive Among The Living (2014, directed by Inside’s Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo) and a 1988 lost-on-vhs flick Backwoods (aka The Geek)!

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Exploiting the Vault: Night Train to the Alien Zone

Digging around Exploitation.TV is fun and intriguing on its own thanks to its egalitarian treatment of sub-genres ranging from horror, smut, comedy, art-house and… other. It was also fun figuring out what would pair well together among the many varied flavors of exploitation cinema, kind of like putting together a puzzle with body parts from all sorts of unusual places.

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Screamcast 142: My Chauffeur Is Nurse Sherri And She Touches My Genie

Another epic Vinegar Syndrome episode is here! Rob Hunter from Filmschoolrejects.com joins us and we welcome Stephanie Crawford into the Screamcast Family. Josh Obershaw joins in for the News and BJ Colangelo joins the party late to discuss 11 pieces of smut! Films covered are: My Chauffer, Snapshot, Nurse Sherri, Red Roses of Passion, Touch Of Genie and much much more!

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It’s More than Just a Movie: The Legacy of ‘The Last House on the Left’

Fear is assumed in horror. Moreover, fear is an expectation. Fear, by even the most layman filmgoer, is intrinsically tied to the definition of what a horror film is.

To broadcast to your potential audience that your film is ‘only a movie’, is to suggest something more than fear. The unnerving concern, it would seem, is that you’ll walk away… different. Changed, somehow.

That is, unless you can convince yourself that what you witnessed was simply fiction.

But, still… can you?

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Screamcast 141: Let’s Get Naschy

This week Josh Obershaw and Stephanie Crawford join in on our What’s On Your Doorstep segment. Josh brings us the New Release blu-ray news & Stephanie sticks around to discuss Scream Factory’s Paul Naschy Collection release!

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