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Castle of Horror: Scrooge (1970) Spookier Than You Remember, Plus We’re Not Crying, You’re Crying
We take a look at the spooky, moving 1970 musical version of A Christmas Carol, SCROOGE starring Albert Finney and Alec Guinness. These are some amazong performances and most of us were bowled over by how moving a version of A Christmas Carol can be. Listen here: http://traffic.libsyn.com/castleofhorror/scrooge_rev.mp3 Listen... Read more
Castle of Horror: George Romero’s Martin Gave Us A Demented, Sad-Sack, Killer Vampire
In honor of the great George Romero, we look at his disturbing take on the vampire genre, the 1978 Martin. Is the youthful-seeming Martin actually a near-woo-year-old vampire, or just a serial killer who’s frustrated by his inability to connect with the ladies? This is one of Romero’s finest... Read more
Castle of Horror: Haunters: Can A Haunted House Be Straight-Up Immoral?
  This week we look at the brand new documentary HAUNTERS: The Art of the Scare directed by Jon Schnitzer, about the growing rift between people who continue to put on traditional “boo-scare” haunted attractions and newer “extreme” experiences.” Listen here: http://traffic.libsyn.com/castleofhorror/haunters_rev.mp3 Listen on YouTube: Check out the trailer:... Read more
Castle of Horror: Halloween III Is Stronger Than Its Reputation
  This week, we discuss the strange third film in the Halloween series, this time a non-slasher Halloween story about an evil warlock industrialist out to use technology, witchcraft and Halloween masks to conduct a massive human sacrifice. Listen here: http://traffic.libsyn.com/castleofhorror/halloween_iii_rev.mp3 Listen on YouTube: Check out the trailer: Castle... Read more
Castle of Horror: Flatliners 2017 Awash In Missed Opportunities
This week we continue our two-week Flatliners retrospective with the 2017 film Flatliners, directed by Niels Arden Oplev, who brought us the original Girl with the Dragon Tattoo film series. The film is about five medical students who attempt to find out what lies beyond death by conducting clandestine experiments... Read more
Castle Talk: Dementia 13 Rings In October With Gonzo Gothic Horror
Richard LeMay is the director of Dementia 13, a new gothic horror film coming this month. A vengeful ghost, a mysterious killer, and a family where everyone has a secret converge in one night of terror in this remake of Francis Ford Coppola’s first feature film.   Listen here:... Read more
Castle Of Horror: Flatliners 1990 Is Shumacher At His Visionary Weirdest (Feat. Destiny 2 Writer Adam Foshko)
We kick off a retrospective on a series no one knew would be a series with Flatliners, the 1990 science fiction psychological horror film directed by Joel Schumacher and starring Kiefer Sutherland, Julia Roberts, William Baldwin, Oliver Platt, and Kevin Bacon. The film is about five medical students who... Read more
Castle of Horror: Rose Red Is An Overlong “Haunting” With A Gonzo Nancy Travis Performance
This week we continue our Stephen King retrospective with a look at the 2002 miniseries Rose Red. Special guest Jamie Bahr of Danger*Cakes, with music from Danger*Cakes new horror-themed song Love Bites! Listen here: http://traffic.libsyn.com/castleofhorror/rose_red_rev.mp3 Listen on YouTube: Check out the trailer:     Castle of Horror Podcast Links:... Read more
Castle of Horror: It 2017 Surpasses The 1990 Series
  This week we continue our Stephen King retrospective with a look at the 2017 film It. (We’ve also re-posted our discussion from a couple years ago on the TV miniseries It if you’d like to revisit that work as well. This is an extra-long discussion full of spoilers, so you’ve been warned! Listen... Read more
Castle of Horror: Stephen King and John Carpenter Team Up for Killer “Christine”
This week we kick off our latest Stephen King retrospective with an ode to youth in America and car culture, John Carpenter’s 1983 film based on Stephen King’s novel Christine. Listen here: http://traffic.libsyn.com/castleofhorror/christine_rev.mp3   Listen on YouTube:   Check out the trailer: Castle of Horror Podcast Links: Join us... Read more