A trio of busty go-go dancers (Tura Satana, Haji, Lori Williams) kill a man in the desert and kidnap his girlfriend before attempting to rob a lascivious old man and his two sons in the heated melodrama Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965) from auteur Russ Meyer.
Special Guests: Jackey Neyman Jones, Rachel Jackson, Ben Solovey
The may be the first time we’ve done a sequel episode. Not the sequel to a film but the sequel to an episode we did back in January, 2012. On there we discussed the classic film Manos: The Hands of Fate and the fundraising efforts of Ben Solovey to restore the film to its former glory.
We’re back to talk about the restoration with Ben again, to talk with Rachel [...]
Special Guest: Robert Thurston
A look at the 1922 film by director Benjamin Christensen, Häxan, an odd artistic mash-up of what can only be described as a university slide show lecture, a documentary featuring reenactments, and a horror film. That’s what makes Häxan such a singular film over 90 years later.
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Special Guests: Peter Tscherkassky & David Labiosa
Guest Co-Host: Daniel Kremer
Based on a book by and adapted by Frank De Felitta, The Entity was directed by Sidney J. Furie and stars Barbara Hershey as Carla Moran, a woman haunted by a malevolent spirit that sexually terrorizes her.
We’re joined by Daniel Kremer, the author of Sidney J. Furie: Life and Films.
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Guest Co-Host: Troy Howarth
Lucio Fulci’s The Beyond stars Catriona MacColl as Liza who opens a hotel built on a hellmouth in Louisiana. This proximity to a center of evil only helps spur some pretty strange occurrences and maybe a few lapses in judgment along the way.
Fortunately, we have Fulci expert Troy Howarth, author of Splintered Visions: Lucio Fulci and his Films, to help guide us through the surrealistic 1981 horror/art film.
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Special Guests: Rolf de Heer, Ian Jones
Guest Co-Host: Miguel Rodriguez
Ten Canoes is a story about stories. It tells the multi-layered tale of brothers in an Australian aboriginal tribe. It’s brought to us by director Rolf de Heer and cinematographer Ian Jones, one of several of their collaborations along with actor David Gulpilil.
We’re joined again by Horrible Imaginings festival director Miguel Rodriguez.
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