Shaun of the Dead is Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg’s 2004 love letter to classic zombie films, and while there is a heavy dose of parody involved in this horror comedy, there are a ton of unique takes on the genre, too. How well does it all work out? Hit that link to find out.
Fan of Lovecraftian horrors? Fan of Death Dying and Other Things, one of our fellow Phantom Podcast Network contributors? Fan of John Carpenter's apocalypse trilogy? Well, this week we review their recommendation for us as Sam Neill dives headfirst into the land of magical typewriters, suspiciously clean insane asylums and overly animated oil paintings.
For Jack’s October / Halloween movie pick he chose . . . four cartoons that all clock in at under forty minutes. The cartoons in question are three Donald Duck Spooky Tales, and the 1940s Legend of Sleepy Hollow featuring one Bing Crosby. How does all of this stack up to modern standards? Find out after the jump.
The Conjuring is a recent entrant into haunted house horror that… wait… have you never heard of The Conjuring? Really? Well then, you’re in for a treat. If you like ghosts in your movies, or unstoppably charismatic demonologists, or the beginnings of blockbuster horror franchises then this should be right up your alley.
Mark chose this as his “blindspot” movie because he’s a jabroni that’s never seen this classic. If you also fall into the category of people who hasn’t seen this “classic” click through to see how it stands up to a first time viewing. If you are the type of person who has seen this twenty times you should also probably click through. Everyone should click through. It’s a party in this review.