FILMTRAILERS

Space is a Rush in ‘Prospect’

A teenage girl and her father travel to a remote alien moon, aiming to strike it rich. They’ve secured a contract to harvest a large deposit of the elusive gems hidden in the depths of the moon’s toxic forest. But there are others roving the wilderness and the job quickly …

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A 666-Character Review of ‘Depraved’

Glass Eye Pix is the master of hiding a punch of heart in the most unexpected places. Those imagining a re-vamped Boris Karloff creature-feature may be sorely disappointed. Instead, we get a true, modern retelling of Mary Shelley’s 1818 gothic novel. After some rough performances in the opening act, the …

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FRIGHTDAYPODCAST

Episode 200: The Shining / Listener Questions II

This week things get a little lighter, you get to learn a bit about us, & we take a swing at Stanley Kubrick’s isolation, nightmare, The Shining. Companion Material: Is Kelly a vampire? I Love It! Episode 11: Horror Movies with Byron McKoy

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Episode 199: Anna and the Apocalypse / Nibiru (Planet X)

This week recount Byron’s stumble down a very dark well, discuss a sneaky, unobserved planet in our solar system that’s giving us a case of the wibble wobbles, & fall back into the holiday season sooner than expecting, reviewing the Christmas zombie musical, Anna and the Apocalypse. Companion Material: Encyclopedia …

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Captain Kelly’s Cryptids & Conspiracies Episode 20: COINTELPRO

With our ship frozen in the icy ocean, Captain Kelly decided to dive into the shameful past (probable present) behavior of the United States Federal Bearu of Investigation. Specifically when it comes to African American groups and leaders. This is a Patreon exclusive episode available to anyone who supports us at the $4 …

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FRIGHTDAYPODCAST

Episode 198: True Tales of Terror Vol. 10

This week a made blood sacrifices to bring spring nearer, don’t discuss doing that at all, & read your factuall & horrifying, submitted stories! Want to be included next time? Email your true, terrifying tale to kelly@frightday.com Companion Material:

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FILMREVIEW

A 666-Character Review of ‘The Cannibal Club’

Cannibal Club wants to be a biting social commentary about the upper echelon of social elite. When the film focuses on the inner workings of the club, whether it’s scandalous toolshed trysts at prestigious parties or grotesque dinner shows, it drives this theme home quite effectively. Unfortunately, we get very …

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FILMREVIEW

A 666-Character Review Of Hulu’s ‘Into The Dark: Treehouse’

Social commentary is easy to do, but difficult to do well. Unfortunately, Treehouse doesn’t try very hard. The acting, led by Jimmi Simpson (Westworld, Always Sunny) and Julianna Guill (Friday the 13th [2009]), felt genuine despite hit-or-miss dialogue. Placing focus on getting PSA-like talking points and one-liners across rather than …

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FRIGHTDAY

Frightday (That’s Us) Partners with Brew for Two New Original Series

BIG NEWS, friends! In response to requests from our awesome listeners for more content, and we have teamed up with BREW to bring you two new exciting projects! • It’s Been a Weird Week will bring you weekly news like you’ve never experienced before. Captain Kelly, true crime addict Byron, …

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Jordan Peele Entices & Honors Original in ‘The Twilight Zone’ Reboot Trailer

Pushing any remake/reboot-skepticism aside, the new trailer for the upcoming Twilight Zone addendum. If there is anyone in horror today suitable of filling Rod Serling’s shoes, it is Jordan Peele. While the technological updates are evident, nods to the past are still present (peep that “Nightmare at 20,000 Feet” reference). …

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FILMTRAILERS

Everybody’s Welcome at Ma’s…but Good Luck Getting Home

A group of high schoolers looking for a haven away from their overbearing parents find Ma (Octavia Spencer), a woman who begrudgingly agrees to buy them alcohol. But her reluctance appears to be a ruse, as she later accepts the teens into her party-zone home. Fresh off her lead role …

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FRIGHTDAYPODCAST

Episode 197: Velvet Buzzsaw / Haunted Paintings

This week it’s very cold, we discuss some cases where art caused more than exclusively emotional reactions, & critique one such fictional case, reviewing Dan Gilroy’s Velvet Buzzsaw. Companion Material: The Cursed Paintings of Zdzisław Beksiński More by Stoneham

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A Conversation With…Rory Culkin

In the early 90’s, an unsettling genre of music took a more physical turn. Churches were burned and blood was shed, further stigmatizing the community. We don’t often talk biopics on Frightday, and it’s even more rare to discuss them with the actors who take on these factual roles. This …

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Toast to Toast PM with Wine Kelly Episode 2: Bram Stoker’s Dracula

(Enjoy this free preview of the bonus material that’s available when you support us on Patreon) What happens when you take a 90’s Coppola, aged over two hours, and swirl it around in a glass of a really long week? You get your Captain discussing this bizarre approach at a classic …

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FILMPODCAST

Episode 196: St. Agatha / Kelly–Hopkinsville Goblins

This week we determine if a second attempt at viewing a theatrical PG-13 horror film was worth the effort, explore what tormented a group of folk in 1950’s Kentucky, & talk modern nunsploitation, reviewing Darren Lynn Bousman’s ‘St. Agatha’. Companion Material: “Close Encounter at Kelly and Others of 1955” by Isabel …

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SXSW ’19 Prepares to Scare With Wild Midnighters Lineup

South by Southwest’s annual Midnighters program lineup has been announced. Described as “scary, funny, sexy, controversial,” the films cover plenty of ground within genre film. New films from Roxanne Benjamin (Southbound, XX), Adam Egypt Mortimer (Some King of Hate,Holidays), and Richard Bates, Jr. (Excision, Suburban Gothic) are among the titles screening–all of which …

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FILMREVIEW

A 666-Character Review of ‘Piercing’

Reed has a wife and newborn baby. Reed wants to kill his baby. Reed knows he shouldn’t, and plans a weekend trip to find and kill a prostitute to satisfy his urges. Things do not go as planned. Split screens, close ups, a soundtrack using 70’s Italian horror songs, dark …

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A Conversation With…Nicolas Pesce

In 2016, audiences were left cold and shaken following the release of ‘The Eyes of My Mother’. Now, Nicolas Pesce is back with something just a bloody, but a bit less black.‘Piercing’ is now available in theaters, and VOD platforms.

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A 666-Character Review Of Hulu’s ‘Into The Dark: Down’

The latest installment of Hulu’s Into the Dark Series, entitled Down, is no-frills survival horror. Most of the film takes place in an elevator, where Jennifer (Natalie Martinez, Death Race) and Guy (Matt Lauria, Friday Night Lights) are stuck throughout Valentine’s Day weekend. There are twists abound, though not at …

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FRIGHTDAYPODCAST

Episode 195: Suspiria (2018) / Arthur’s Seat Coffins

This week we start some startling series, discuss some wee, old caskets from ye olde Scotland, & talk death, dance, and revamps, reviewing Luca Guadagnino’s, Suspira. Companion Material The Coffins Burke’s Skin Wallet The Falls by Ian Rankin What is Suspiria Trying to Say?

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