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Piranha (1978) – Episode 95 – Decades of Horror 1970s

“There’s something in the water at Lost River Lake. Something you can’t see…something you can’t feel…until it’s too late!” Hey! That sounds like a great place to put a kids’ camp and an Aquarena vacation resort! Join your faithful Grue Crew – Doc Rotten, Chad Hunt, Bill Mulligan, and Jeff Mohr – as they maneuver […]

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[Podcast] Black Sunday (1960) – Episode 40 – Decades of Horror: The Classic Era

“You, too, can feel the joy and happiness of hating.” Hmmm, words like joy and happiness used to describe hate? Sounds enticing, right? Join Chad Hunt, Whitney Collazo, and Jeff Mohr, along with guest host Bill Mulligan, as they celebrate the early product of Mario Bava’s genius known as Black Sunday (1960). Decades of Horror: […]

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“The Narrative of Victor Karloch” (2012) and “The Mill at Calder’s End” (2015): Puppetry Brings Ghost Stories to Chilling Life in “The Spirit Cabinet” Short Films

Using bunraku puppets and in-camera effects, director Kevin McTurk has crafted two short supernatural horror films that are marvelously rendered and meticulously detailed. These first two installments in his The Spirit Cabinet series are imbued with a sense of old-school wonder, traditional special effects, and classic storytelling, and at the same time, they also feel […]

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“The Shutterbug Man” (2014): Stop-Motion Horror Short Weaves an Eerie World of Its Own

The black-and-white short film The Shutterbug Man evokes an incredible amount of moody, brooding atmosphere in a scant four minutes and perfectly captures the terror of traditional childhood spook stories. The stop-motion animation tale tells the story of the titular character, a man who was obsessed with photographing “cruel things . . . broken things” […]