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Episode 122: Horror, Humor, and Pennywise in IT CHAPTER TWO

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Release Date: 09/20/2019

Episode 144: Heather Wixson and Meagan Navarro Celebrate Filmmaker Debra Hill show art Episode 144: Heather Wixson and Meagan Navarro Celebrate Filmmaker Debra Hill

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Continuing our Women in Horror Month celebration, Heather Wixson is joined by special guest Meagan Navarro (Daily Dead contributor and horror journalist on other outlets, including Bloody Disgusting and Fangoria) on this episode of Corpse Club! Listen as Heather and Meagan reflect on the groundbreaking, influential, and altogether inspiring career of writer/producer/director Debra Hill, whose determination and talent broke barriers in filmmaking for women of future generations. From her co-writing collaborations with John Carpenter (including Halloween, The Fog, and Halloween II) to her...

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Episode 143: Kathryn Bigelow's NEAR DARK with Heather Wixson, Emily von Seele, and Stephanie Crawford show art Episode 143: Kathryn Bigelow's NEAR DARK with Heather Wixson, Emily von Seele, and Stephanie Crawford

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Continuing our Women in Horror Month celebration, Heather Wixson is joined by special guests Emily von Seele (horror journalist and co-host of the Dead Ringers podcast) and Stephanie Crawford (horror journalist and co-host of The Screamcast) on this episode of Corpse Club! Listen as Heather, Emily, and Stephanie celebrate influential female horror filmmaking with an in-depth discussion of director/co-writer Kathryn Bigelow's Near Dark, from its Western-style approach to vampires and its scintillating screenplay to its visceral violence, unconventional family, and powerful performances by a...

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Episode 142: Director Natalie Erika James Discusses RELIC at Sundance show art Episode 142: Director Natalie Erika James Discusses RELIC at Sundance

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To kick off Women in Horror Month, Heather Wixson is joined by special guest Natalie Erika James on this episode of Corpse Club! With her feature film debut Relic world premiering at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, Natalie sits down with Heather at the festival to discuss her new horror movie. Listen as director/co-writer Natalie reflects on the journey to getting Relic made, the movie's examination of three generations of women, reflecting the all-too-real horrors of dementia and aging, and working with a talented cast that includes Robyn Nevin, Emily Mortimer, and Bella Heathcote. So, sit...

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Episode 141: Director Osgood Perkins Discusses GRETEL & HANSEL show art Episode 141: Director Osgood Perkins Discusses GRETEL & HANSEL

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To celebrate the release of Gretel & Hansel, Heather Wixson is joined by director Osgood Perkins on this special episode of Corpse Club! Listen as Perkins discusses his new take on the classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale, including the film's haunting visuals, the subversive script by Rob Hayes, the story's reflections of how society mistreats women, and the powerful performances by Alice Krige and Sophia Lillis. Perkins also reflects on directing his previous horror films The Blackcoat's Daughter and I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House. So, whether you grew up reading Grimm fairy...

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Episode 140: UNDERWATER, INSIDIOUS & MORTUARY show art Episode 140: UNDERWATER, INSIDIOUS & MORTUARY

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On this episode of Corpse Club, we journey to the bottom of the ocean floor for a deep dive on William Eubank's Underwater. Listen as co-hosts Scott Drebit, Bryan Christopher, Derek Anderson, and Jonathan James discuss the new aquatic horror film, from its unpredictable pace and claustrophobic scares to its creepy creatures and memorable performances from a cast led by Kristen Stewart.    The co-hosts also discuss some of their recent screenings both at the theater and at home, including Midsommar, Mortuary (1983), Insidious, Truth or Dare (2017), A Quiet Place, and the new Dracula...

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Episode 139: Horror BFFs - THE CRAZIES (2010) show art Episode 139: Horror BFFs - THE CRAZIES (2010)

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Kicking off their retrospective episodes on horror remakes released in 2010 that celebrate their 10th anniversaries this year, Horror BFFs Heather Wixson and Patrick Bromley put on their hazmat suits and head into Ogden Marsh for a revisit of The Crazies remake. Listen as Heather and Patrick discuss Breck Eisner's reimagining of George A. Romero's 1973 film of the same name, including the government-imposed quarantine, the unsettling behavior (and appearance) of the infected, the film's creepy kills, how it compares to its source material, and the heartfelt performances by Timothy Olyphant and...

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Episode 138: Favorite Horror Movies of 2019, Including CRAWL, MIDSOMMAR, SATANIC PANIC show art Episode 138: Favorite Horror Movies of 2019, Including CRAWL, MIDSOMMAR, SATANIC PANIC

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The 2010s may be in the grave, but before the decade came to an end, we saw a bunch of new horror movies come to life on the big and small screens, and we celebrate another prolific year of scary cinema on this episode of Daily Dead's podcast! Listen as Heather Wixson, Patrick Bromley, Scott Drebit, Derek Anderson, and Jonathan James discuss the horror movies from 2019 that have stuck with them over the past year, from the hungry alligators of Crawl and the blood-soaked story of Bliss to the house of horrors in Annabelle Comes Home and much more. So, before you turn your attention to a new...

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Episode 137: Lin Shaye & Nicolas Pesce Discuss THE GRUDGE (2020) show art Episode 137: Lin Shaye & Nicolas Pesce Discuss THE GRUDGE (2020)

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To celebrate the release of The Grudge, Heather Wixson is joined by writer/director Nicolas Pesce and co-star Lin Shaye on this special episode of Corpse Club! Listen as Pesce and Shaye discuss what it was like to bring the latest entry in The Grudge franchise to life, including paying tribute to the series' Japanese horror roots from the Ju-On movies, working with a star-studded cast (featuring Andrea Riseborough, Betty Gilpin, John Cho, and Demián Bichir) and blending supernatural horror with relatable real-life issues. So, whether you're a diehard Grudge fan or you're new to the franchise,...

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Episode 136: 2019 Horror Reflections & 2020 Resolutions show art Episode 136: 2019 Horror Reflections & 2020 Resolutions

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With another year in the grave, we reflect on what we're grateful for in 2019 before looking ahead to the new year on this episode of Corpse Club! Listen as co-hosts Tamika Jones, Bryan Christopher, Derek Anderson, and Jonathan James discuss some of their most memorable experiences from 2019, ranging from unforgettable film festivals to immersive scares on The Dead End Hayride to horror-themed accomplishments on Daily Dead and Corpse Club. In the spirit of New Year's resolutions, the co-hosts also look ahead to 2020 and share the horror-related goals they'd like to complete in the upcoming...

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Episode 135: Holiday Horrors & Black Christmases show art Episode 135: Holiday Horrors & Black Christmases

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’Tis the season for a horror-themed holiday celebration on this episode of Corpse Club! From Home Alone to Christmas Evil, listen as co-hosts Tamika Jones, Bryan Christopher, Derek Anderson, and Jonathan James discuss their recent and go-to viewings of holiday movies (both horror and otherwise). With a new holiday horror movie now decking the halls of cinemas, the quartet of co-hosts also have an in-depth discussion on the entire Black Christmas franchise, including the innovative scares of Bob Clark's 1974 film, the gory kills in Glen Morgan's 2006 remake, and the timely themes of Sophia...

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