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CASTLE OF HORROR PODCAST: PLAGUE OF THE ZOMBIES (1966): The Zombie Origins Retrospective
  We continue touring ZOMBIE ORIGINS with PLAGUE OF THE ZOMBIES! This week we continue our retrospective on the popular origins of the modern zombie story, where we’re talking about movies like I WALKED WITH A ZOMBIE, NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD. Tonight our exploration takes us all the... Read more
CASTLE OF HORROR PODCAST: ZOMBIES OF MORA TAU (1957): The Zombie Origins Retrospective
We continue touring ZOMBIE ORIGINS with ZOMBIES OF MORA TAU! This week we continue our retrospective on the popular origins of the modern zombie story. Tonight continue to track the movie evolution of zombies with a very weird entry from the 50s– Zombies of Mora Tau! Join us! Listen... Read more
CASTLE OF HORROR PODCAST: I Walked with a Zombie (1943): The Zombie Origins Retrospective
We’re touring ZOMBIE ORIGINS with I WALKED WITH A ZOMBIE! This week we continue our retrospective on the popular origins of the modern zombie story. We’ll be talking about movies like I WALKED WITH A ZOMBIE, NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD. Tonight we take on a truly gorgeous movie... Read more
CASTLE OF HORROR PODCAST: White Zombie (1932): The Zombie Origins Retrospective
This week we kick off a new retrospective series that looks at the popular origins of the modern zombie story. We’ll be talking about movies like I WALKED WITH A ZOMBIE, NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD and more– and we’re starting with a wonderful independent film starring Bela Lugosi,... Read more
CASTLE OF HORROR PODCAST: PHANTASM IV

This week round out our retrospective on the Phantasm series, with 1998’s PHANTASM IV: OBLIVION directed by Don Coscarelli.
Phantasm IV: Oblivion, or Phantasm: OblIVion is a 1998 American horror film, written and directed by Don Coscarelli, and starring A. Michael Baldwin, Reggie Bannister and Angus Scrimm. It is the third sequel in the Phantasm film series. This is the final Phantasm to date, though we will have a special bonus episode next week to go along with it. Tonight we
discuss how strange this series is getting, where it goes right and wrong, and get into the nature of horror series as they travel from the idea of a first movie to the “concretizing” effect of multiple entries. But along the way: desert weirdness, four-barreled shotguns and dangerous Jawas abound.

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CASTLE OF HORROR PODCAST: Phantasm III

THE BALL IS BACK AGAIN!

This week continue our retrospective the Phantasm series, with 1994’s PHANTASM III directed by Don Coscarelli. Phantasm III: Lord of the Dead is a 1994 horror film and the second sequel to Phantasm, also written and directed by Don Coscarelli. The film stars Angus Scrimm as the Tall Man, Reggie Bannister and A. Michael Baldwin.. According to Reggie Bannister, We discuss the arc of many horror series from cerebral weirdness to something more repeatable. But even in the third installment, the series remains iconoclastic and daring.

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CASTLE OF HORROR PODCAST: Phantasm II

THE BALL IS BACK

This week continue our retrospective the Phantasm series, with 1988’s PHANTASM II directed by Don Coscarelli.

Phantasm II is a 1988 American action-horror film and sequel to Phantasm (1979). It was written and directed by Don Coscarelli, starring Angus Scrimm, James LeGros and Reggie Bannister. In it, the first film’s protagonist Mike, recently released from a mental institution, recruits Reggie and some new friends in an effort to defeat the villain Tall Man. The film caused controversy among fans by recasting main character Mike with LeGros– and also for a change in tone, as the dreamy horror of the first film gives way to a fast-moving adventure of guns and stunts.

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