The title contains a complete plot summary. Approachability: 8/10 (Not scary; not gory. Kind of creepy but mostly silly.) Content Warnings: Creepy clowns, mild jump scares Up Next: Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990) https://www.justwatch.com/us/movie/tales-from-the-darkside
Published 07/27/21
Your standard coming-of-age cannibal flick Approachability: 1/10 (The graphic gore & intense body horror is A LOT) Content Warnings: Animal Harm, Body Horror, Blood/Gore, Hazing Up Next: Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988) https://www.justwatch.com/us/movie/killer-klowns-from-outer-space July 24 Patreon Live-Stream Ringu (1998) https://www.justwatch.com/us/movie/ring
Published 07/20/21
Beatles stans with mind control Approachability: 8/10 (Creepy thriller; not bloody or jumpy) Content Warnings: Animal harm, Domestic Violence, Creepy Children Up Next: Raw (2016) https://www.justwatch.com/us/movie/raw
Published 07/13/21
There's no Oscar for Best Use of Helium Voice Special Guest: Dan McCoy https://whiskeyflicks.com/ Approachability: 8/10 (more suspense than horror; couple jump scares and a melty skelton) Content Warnings: Animal harm, Corpses, Domestic Violence Up Next: Village of the Damned (1960) https://www.justwatch.com/us/movie/village-of-the-damned
Published 07/06/21
30-year-old teenagers make a series of terrible decisions Special Guest: Joe Lipsitt https://twitter.com/bstolemyremote Approachability: 4/10 (classic slasher: blood, stabbing, jump scares, etc.) Content Warnings: Violence/Murder, Suicide, Jump Scares, Alcoholism, Bullying Up Next: Incident at Raven's Gate (1988) https://www.justwatch.com/us/movie/encounter-at-ravens-gate
Published 07/01/21
[facepalm emoji] Approachability: 9/10 (dopey as all-get out) Up Next: I Know What You Did Last Summer (1999) https://www.justwatch.com/us/movie/i-know-what-you-did-last-summer & Incident at Raven's Gate (1988) https://www.justwatch.com/us/movie/encounter-at-ravens-gate
Published 06/29/21
Low-budget masterpiece is still relevant, still freaky. Special Guest: Alyssa Wong https://twitter.com/crashwong Approachability: 5/10 (the effects are dated, but it's still tense and scary) Content Warnings: Entrails Up Next: Godmonster of Indian Flats (1973) https://www.justwatch.com/us/movie/godmonster-of-indian-flats
Published 06/22/21
Capitalism drags yet another millennial to hell. Special Guests: Andrew & Seynique of We Die First https://twitter.com/wediefirstpod Approachability: 2/10 (it's a dark comedy, but it's still super gross) Content Warnings: Animal harm/death, Violence/Gore, Gross as all-get-out Up Next: Night of the Living Dead (1968) https://www.justwatch.com/us/movie/night-of-the-living-dead & [REC] (2007) - Patreon livestream June 19 @ 3pm ET https://www.justwatch.com/us/movie/rec
Published 06/15/21
Chicago has their own versions of hot dogs, pizza, and The Shining Approachability: 7/10 (intense & tragic drama w/haunted house elements) Content Warnings: Sexual Assault, Suicide, Broken teeth, Blood Up Next: Drag Me to Hell (2009) https://www.justwatch.com/us/movie/drag-me-to-hell
Published 06/08/21
Alien3: I ruined a beloved film franchise! Alien Resurrection: Hold my beer. Approachability: 3/10 (predictably bloody action thriller) Content Warnings: Blood/Gore, Body Horror Up Next: Stir of Echoes (1999) https://www.justwatch.com/us/movie/stir-of-echoes
Published 06/01/21
Come to a place where the children are psychotic and the acting goes all the way to 11. Special Guest: Andrew Scahill https://www.adscahill.com/ Approachability: 5/10 (more thriller than horror, but still some blood, jumps, and general creepiness) Content Warnings: Animal cruelty, child murder, threat of child sexual abuse, blood/violence Up Next: Alien Resurrection (1997) https://www.justwatch.com/us/movie/alien-resurrection
Published 05/25/21
Proto-Lynchian hell house Special Guests: Jonny & Aileen of ¡Uy Que Horror! https://www.instagram.com/uyquehorror/?hl=en Approachability: 7/10 (Lots of gore, but with 1960s SFX) Gore: 6/10 Jump Scares: 3/10 Creep Factor: 3/10 Content Warnings: Suicide, Torture Up Next: Alice, Sweet Alice (1976) https://www.justwatch.com/us/movie/alice-sweet-alice
Published 05/18/21
It's a werewolf team-building retreat! Approachability: 4/10 (Werewolf slasher with gross mutations & jump scares) Gore: 8/10 Jump Scares: 5/10 Creep Factor: 4/10 Content Warnings: Sexual assault, Blood/Gore, Jump Scares, Body Horror Up Next: Jigoku (1960) https://www.justwatch.com/us/movie/jigoku & The Wicker Man (1973) Patreon only https://www.justwatch.com/us/movie/the-wicker-man
Published 05/11/21
The real monsters in this film are Incels with assault rifles. Special Guest: Frank Liotti https://www.instagram.com/jiffy.popculture/ Approachability: 4/10 (More action-thrilling than horror-frightening, but still bloody and tense) Gore: 4/10 Jump Scares: 8/10 Creep Factor: 3/10 Content Warnings: Sexual Assault, Blood/Violence, Suicide, Jump Scares Up Next: The Howling (1981) https://www.justwatch.com/us/movie/the-howling
Published 05/04/21
Yellow Submarine meets 3-2-1 Contact meets hentai. Special Guest: Sarah Maria Griffin https://twitter.com/griffski Approachability: 0/10 (TW: repeated depictions of sexual assault.) Gore: 3/10 Jump Scares: 1/10 Creep Factor: 6/10 Content/Trigger Warnings: An unreasonable level of sexual assault Up Next: 28 Days Later (2002) https://www.justwatch.com/us/movie/28-days-later-1
Published 04/27/21
Swedish Christmas Carol is a masterclass in filmmaking Special Guest: Desiree Burch https://www.desireeburch.com/ Approachability: 10/10 () Gore: 0/10 Jump Scares: 0/10 Creep Factor: 2/10 Content Warnings: Suicide, Alcoholism, Domestic Abuse Up Next: Belladonna of Sadness (1973) https://www.justwatch.com/us/movie/belladonna-of-sadness (Trigger Warning: while Belladonna of Sadness is a trippy animated movie, it contains *a lot* of depictions of sexual violence)
Published 04/20/21
Empathetic, and surprisingly bloodless, festival of jumpscares Special Guest: Isa Mazzei https://twitter.com/isaiswrong Approachability: 3/10 (Bloodless, but packed with jumpscares and freaky visuals) Gore: 1/10 Jump Scares: 9/10 Creep Factor: 9/10 Content Warnings: Suicide, Jump scares galore, Creepy imagery Up Next: The Phantom Carriage (1921) https://www.justwatch.com/us/movie/the-phantom-carriage & a Patreon Live Show on Sat Apr 17 Eraserhead (1978)
Published 04/13/21
Visually-stunning, creepy drama with adorable little mooshkas Approachability: 9/10 (It's a PG movie. You're gonna do great.) Gore: 0/10 Jump Scares: 1/10 Creep Factor: 4/10 Content Warnings: Body horror demonstrated through puppets, Creepy imagery Up Next: Mama (2013) https://www.justwatch.com/us/movie/mama-2013 & Mama (2008, short film) https://youtu.be/WRqS6pBC42w
Published 04/06/21
Trash bag demon skeletons will track your ass down Approachability: 3/10 (Graphic and intense. Very smart and very scary) Gore: 7/10 Jump Scares: 7/10 Creep Factor: 8/10 Content Warnings: Body horror, graphic gore/blood, home invasion, disturbing imagery Up Next: Coraline (2009) https://www.justwatch.com/us/movie/coraline
Published 03/30/21
A rich & stylish vampire western Special Guest: Symphony Sanders https://twitter.com/SymphonySanders Approachability: 8/10 (More an art house western than a horror. And the monster is the hero) Gore: 2/10 Jump Scares: 3/10 Creep Factor: 4/10 Content Warnings: Sexual Assault Up Next: Southbound (2015) https://www.justwatch.com/us/movie/southbound
Published 03/23/21
Clever debut thriller that not enough people have seen. Approachability: 7/10 (More a thriller w/horror elements. You'll see the blood coming.) Gore: 3/10 Jump Scares: 3/10 Creep Factor: 3/10 Content Warnings: Suicide, Sexual exploitation, Sexual assault Up Next: A Girl Walk Home Alone at Night (2014) https://www.justwatch.com/us/movie/a-girl-walks-home-alone-at-night
Published 03/16/21
Beautiful and hollow like shiny, red rubber ball Special Guest: Andrew Scahill https://www.adscahill.com/ Approachability: 3/10 (Mostly slow and creepy w/a few very gory pay-offs) Gore: 8/10 Jump Scares: 2/10 Creep Factor: 6/10 Content Warnings: Disembowelment, Graphic gore, body horror Up Next: Cam (2018) https://www.justwatch.com/us/movie/cam Livestream @ Patreon Sat Mar 13 @ 3pm: Ready Or Not (2019) https://www.patreon.com/posts/live-stream-sat-48388281
Published 03/09/21
How do werewolf work exactly? Approachability: 7/10 (Low budget effects & some script silliness make this way less scary) Gore: 4/10 Jump Scares: 3/10 Creep Factor: 4/10 Content Warnings: Dismemberment, Blood/Gore Up Next: Annihilation (2018) https://www.justwatch.com/us/movie/annihilation
Published 03/02/21
[Boston accent] Big shock from a big shark. Special Guest: Brendan Haley https://twitter.com/brendohales Approachability: 5/10 (Getting killed by unseen monster in open water = Scary) Gore: 5/10 Jump Scares: 6/10 Creep Factor: 5/10 Content Warnings: Thalassophobia (fear of the ocean), Child death, Blood, Dismembered Bodies Up Next: The Werewolf Vs. The Vampire Woman (1971) https://www.justwatch.com/us/movie/the-werewolf-vs-the-vampire-woman
Published 02/23/21
Beautifully-shot, but not scary dark fairy tales Special Guest: Maureen Johnson https://twitter.com/maureenjohnson Approachability: 8/10 (It's not a horror movie. It's gross sometimes, though.) Gore: 4/10 Jump Scares: 1/10 Creep Factor: 1/10 Content Warnings: Rape, Gore, Child/Domestic Abuse, Animal Death Up Next: Jaws (1975) https://www.justwatch.com/us/movie/jaws & for Patreon: Train to Busan (2016) https://www.justwatch.com/us/movie/train-to-busan
Published 02/16/21