Bonus! – October Announcement!

Whilst recording an upcoming ep, Ollie suggested an idea for Halloween and . . . here’s how that went!

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019 – Frankenstein!

We’re alive! This week, Ollie and I tackle one of the classics of monster movie history: James Whale’s “Frankenstein!” Why do we need to know the monster has an evil brain? Why would you send Fritz to do anything? Can you forgive a child killer? What’s the point of Victor? Find out!

018 – Greed!

Ollie and I talk the 4-hour fun-a-thon that is Erich von Stroheim’s “Greed!” It’s got dentistry, finger biting and lots and LOTS of good ol’ fashioned terrible death. Enjoy!

017 – Nosferatu!

Ollie and I continue our exploration of Guillermo del Toro’s “Ecstasy of Influence” with 1922’s “Nosferatu!” It’s an entirely original vampire story that just rips off “Dracula” and gets sued for it. It’s fun!

015 – “Trollhunters” and “Trollhunters!”

When is a novel not a novel? When it’s a tv show! Wait, what? Ollie and Phil talk “Trollhunters” and the adaptation “Trollhunters!” But, which is which and what is the other one?

014 – Crimson Peak?!?

It’s an episode within an episode! Incepisode? Ollie and I had a weird conversation the other day about “Crimson Peak” and rather than expose you to the entire thing, we decided to talk about it and play you most(?) of it but not the parts that get a little too hot under the collar. It’s our gift . . . to you.

013 – BONUS! The Book of Life!

Things get emotional up in here as we talk Jorge Gutierrez’s “The Book of Life” from 2014. Del Toro helped Gutierrez get this homage to Mexican culture off the ground and Ollie and I are sure glad he did. We get to talk about culture, death, family and cry cry cry. It’s good for the soul!