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Castle of Horror: King Kong Faces Bondian Villain “Doctor Who” In King Kong Escapes
  We wrap up our King Kong retrospective with King Kong Escapes (released in Japan as Counterattack of King Kong, a 1967 Japanese-American science-fiction kaiju film featuring King Kong, co-produced by Toho and Rankin/Bass. This is a wild, fun film full of 60s spy tropes, an obsession with a... Read more
Castle of Horror: Kong Hits Big Time, Develops Drinking Problem in King Kong vs. Godzilla
  Listen here: http://traffic.libsyn.com/castleofhorror/King_Kong_vs_Godzilla_rev.mp3 Listen on YouTube:   This week it’s Kong, Godzilla, and a brief debate over the merits/flaws of MST3K!     Check out the trailer:   Castle of Horror Podcast Links: Join us over on Facebook to chime in. The show is hosted here. Get our RSS Feed.... Read more
Castle of Horror: Peter Jackson’s King Kong is Lovingly Way Overlong
We continue our look at Kong with Peter Jackson’s 2005 3-hour-plus tribute to the 1933 King Kong, featuring Andy Serkis‘ moving performance as the emotions of the great ape. Listen here: http://traffic.libsyn.com/castleofhorror/King_Kong_2005_rev.mp3 Listen on YouTube:   Check out the trailer:   Castle of Horror Podcast Links: Join us over on... Read more
Castle of Horror: It, The Miniseries Was Goofily Terrifying
While the team is traveling, we’re re-running our look at the TV miniseries It starring Tim Curry as Pennywise the clown. This is a two-part conversation, so both parts are below. Enjoy!   Part 1 Listen here: http://traffic.libsyn.com/castleofhorror/TS-855615.mp3 Or listen on YouTube:         Part 2 Listen... Read more
Castle of Horror: King Kong 1976 Brought Us The Perviest Giant Ape Ever
  We take a fresh look at a version of King Kong just as time-stamped as its 1933 predecessor: the big-budget 1976 version, which featured Rick Baker and his team creating the gorilla-suited Kong. Does this sometimes-problematic, often-political movie deserve rehabilitation? Listen here: http://traffic.libsyn.com/castleofhorror/King_Kong_1976_rev.mp3 Listen on YouTube: Check out... Read more
Review: Life
The highly anticipated SciFi/horror film, LIFE will surely be a much talked about and debated movie this summer. After the initial teasers, Marvel tie-in theory and possible over acting by an all star cast, it was hard to tell if this was going to be a hit or a... Read more
Castle of Horror: Kong: Skull Island Brings Kong to Vietnam
This week we kick off a new retrospective that will review King Kong through the years, starting with the fresh reboot called Kong: Skull Island. The podcast talks about where Skull Island fits in with previous giant apes, and why this movie manages to find freshness by going back in time... Read more
Castle of Horror: Only Lovers Left Alive Is Beautiful, Pretentious
We wrap up our Sexy Vampire Retrospective (for now) with Jim Jarmusch‘s 2013 film Only Lovers Left Alive starring Tom Hiddleston, Tilda Swinton and John Hurt. The film was nominated for the Palme d’Or at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival and tells the story of two vampires living out what... Read more
Castle of Horror: Is Embrace Of The Vampire Actually Sexy?
We continue our Sexy Vampire Retrospective with the 1995 vampire movie Embrace of the Vampire, directed by Anne Goursaud. The film stars Alyssa Milano as Charlotte, a chaste girl who is haunted by a vampire played by Martin Kemp, bassist of 80s New Wave band Spandau Ballet. But when... Read more
Castle Talk: Director Ed Gass-Donnelly Brings the Creepy With Lavender
Jason talks to Ed Gass-Donnelly, director of The Last Exorcism Part II and Small Town Murder Songs, and the new psychological horror film. In Lavender, when a photographer (Abbie Cornish) suffers severe memory loss after a traumatic accident, strange clues among her photos suggest she may be responsible for the deaths of... Read more