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Episode 136: 2019 Horror Reflections & 2020 Resolutions

Corpse Club

Release Date: 12/27/2019

Episode 161: Class of 1980 - Ken Russell's ALTERED STATES show art Episode 161: Class of 1980 - Ken Russell's ALTERED STATES

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Kicking off our Class of 1980 retrospective series, the Corpse Club co-hosts take a look back at Ken Russell's Altered States on this episode of Daily Dead's official podcast! Listen as co-hosts Heather Wixson, Bryan Christopher, and special guest Monte Yazzie (Daily Dead contributor and Festival Director of The International Horror and Sci-Fi Film Festival) dive into the Oscar-nominated adaptation of Sidney Aaron's (aka Paddy Chayefsky) novel of the same name, from its amazing makeup effects and indelible depictions of mind-altering experiments to Russell's creative direction and the...

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Episode 160: Horror BFFs - THE WOLFMAN (2010) show art Episode 160: Horror BFFs - THE WOLFMAN (2010)

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Continuing their retrospective episodes on horror remakes released in 2010 that celebrate their 10th anniversaries this year, Horror BFFs Heather Wixson and Patrick Bromley take a look back at Joe Johnston's remake of George Waggner's The Wolf Man on this episode of Daily Dead's official podcast!    Listen as Heather and Patrick discuss the lycanthropic reimagining, including Rick Baker and Dave Elsey's Oscar-winning makeup effects, Johnston's take on the timeless Universal Monster, the film's immersive gothic atmosphere, and the memorable performances by Benicio del Toro, Anthony...

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Episode 159: SHIRLEY Director Josephine Decker & Screenwriter Sarah Gubbins show art Episode 159: SHIRLEY Director Josephine Decker & Screenwriter Sarah Gubbins

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On this episode of Corpse Club, Heather Wixson is joined by director Josephine Decker and screenwriter Sarah Gubbins to discuss their new movie Shirley (based on Susan Scarf Merrell's novel of the same name), which is out now on digital platforms via NEON.    Listen as Decker and Gubbins reflect on making a movie about the legendary author Shirley Jackson ("The Lottery," The Haunting of Hill House), including their approach to depicting the turbulence of Jackson's home life in the ’50s, exploring Jackson's complex and at times dysfunctional relationship with Stanley Edgar Hyman...

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Episode 158: Celebrating Vincent Price, Peter Cushing, and Christopher Lee show art Episode 158: Celebrating Vincent Price, Peter Cushing, and Christopher Lee

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Their memories live on through timeless performances that define them as three of the most impactful and influential horror movie actors to ever grace the screen, so it's fitting that Peter Cushing, Vincent Price, and Christopher Lee all share birthdays in the same 48-hour period (Cushing on May 26th and Lee and Price on May 27th).    On this episode of Daily Dead's official podcast, Corpse Club co-hosts Scott Drebit and Jonathan James are joined by Stephanie Crawford (Fangoria, The Screamcast, Bloody Disgusting) to celebrate the birthdays of the legendary acting trio by reflecting...

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Episode 157: Quarantine Catch-Up Part II, Featuring THE EXORCIST III, LUIGI'S MANSION 3, and SCOOB! show art Episode 157: Quarantine Catch-Up Part II, Featuring THE EXORCIST III, LUIGI'S MANSION 3, and SCOOB!

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From movies and TV shows to video games and immersive virtual experiences, Corpse Club co-hosts Scott Drebit, Bryan Christopher, Derek Anderson, and Jonathan James have another "quarantine catch-up" to discuss what they've been up to in their latest weeks of social distancing.    Listen as the co-hosts discuss the movies they've watched (such as The Exorcist III and Scoob!), the video games they've played (including Luigi's Mansion 3), the TV series they've binged (such as Star Trek: Picard), and the virtual events and immersive experiences (including Final Exam Horror Trivia...

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Episode 156: Celebrating Elvira, Mistress of the Dark in Film, TV, and Print show art Episode 156: Celebrating Elvira, Mistress of the Dark in Film, TV, and Print

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When it comes to iconic horror characters, Elvira, Mistress of the Dark is right up there among the killer ranks of Freddy Krueger, Jason Voorhees, Regan MacNeil, and Michael Myers as one of the most recognizable and influential faces in the genre.    On this episode of Daily Dead's official podcast, Heather Wixson is joined by special guest Emily von Seele to discuss Cassandra Peterson's beloved horror character, Elvira, who for decades has brought out the humor in horror with wit, charm, and an infectiously fun personality.    Listen as Heather and Emily discuss...

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Episode 155: HELLRAISER Retrospective Part 1, Featuring HELLWORLD, JUDGMENT, and More show art Episode 155: HELLRAISER Retrospective Part 1, Featuring HELLWORLD, JUDGMENT, and More

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Join us on a descent into Hell as we kick off a new retrospective series on the Hellraiser franchise on this episode of Daily Dead's official podcast!    Following the footsteps of Dante's trip through the domains of the dead in the Divine Comedy, we begin our Hellraiser retrospective series by visiting Hell and diving into the last five Hellraiser movies: Hellseeker, Deader, Hellworld, Revelations, and Judgment.    Corpse Club co-hosts Bryan Christopher and Jonathan James are joined by special guests Joe Lipsett (co-host of the Horror Queers podcast) and Annie Rose Malamet...

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Episode 154: CORPSE CLUB Quarantine Catch-Up, Featuring LITTLE MONSTERS, DOOM, WESTWORLD show art Episode 154: CORPSE CLUB Quarantine Catch-Up, Featuring LITTLE MONSTERS, DOOM, WESTWORLD

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It's especially important to stay connected virtually and safely pass the time doing the things we love these days, and for horror fans, that might mean embracing the comforting fictional scares on screen to forget the real-life scares outside our windows. On this episode of Daily Dead's official podcast, co-hosts Scott Drebit, Derek Anderson, and Jonathan James have a "quarantine catch-up" to discuss what they've been up to in the weeks of social distancing. Listen as the co-hosts discuss the horror movies they've watched (such as The Curse of the Werewolf and Demon Wind), the video games...

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Episode 153: Horror Movie Episode 153: Horror Movie "What Ifs," Including RESIDENT EVIL, SHOCKER, THE THING

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As horror fans, we have a lot to be thankful for, but sometimes we can't help but look back and wonder "what if...?" On this episode of Daily Dead's official podcast, co-hosts Scott Drebit, Bryan Christopher, and Derek Anderson ponder some of their favorite "what ifs" of horror movies. From George A. Romero almost directing Resident Evil to the untapped sequel potential of Wes Craven's Shocker to the directions the Phantasm franchise could have gone after the second film, listen as the co-hosts discuss what could have been on this special "what if" episode of Corpse Club!

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Episode 152: Horror BFFs - A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET (2010) show art Episode 152: Horror BFFs - A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET (2010)

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Continuing their retrospective episodes on horror remakes released in 2010 that celebrate their 10th anniversaries this year, Horror BFFs Heather Wixson and Patrick Bromley enter the dream world for a revisit of A Nightmare on Elm Street remake on this episode of Daily Dead's official podcast.    Listen as Heather and Patrick discuss Samuel Bayer's reimagining of Wes Craven's A Nightmare on Elm Street, from the film's use of CG effects and Jackie Earle Haley's portrayal of the iconic Freddy Krueger to the movie's nightmare sequences and the performances by Rooney Mara, Kyle Gallner,...

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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 year. So, whether you're still savoring horror genre highlights of 2019 or you're ready to embrace the endless possibilities of a new year, sit back, relax, and enjoy this "horror reflections and resolutions" episode of Daily Dead's podcast!