Monday, September 21, 2020

COBWEBS Ep. 40 - Dark Castle 4: House of Wax

Adam Riske, writer and podcaster from F This Movie, returns to the show to join Daniel for the final episode of our Dark Castle series! Together they dive into HOUSE OF WAX, both the 1953 3D original and the 2005 Dark Castle remake. Expect plenty of love for Vincent Price, and a discussion on underrated modern "teen horror". Come with us into the wax museum for sensation, horror, and SHOCK!

Monday, September 14, 2020

COBWEBS Ep. 39 - Dark Castle 3: Ghost Ship

Daniel is joined by friend of the show Lindsay Wilkins for our third episode on Dark Castle films. This time, Ghost Ship (2002)! Since this one isn't technically a remake, each of our hosts selected an older film to pair with it, which turned out to be Val Lewton's The Ghost Ship (1943) and the exploitation classic (classic?) Death Ship (1980). All aboard!

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

COBWEBS Ep. 38 - Dark Castle 2: 13 Ghosts


Daniel is joined by YouTuber Aaron Pynn (Mr. VinSyn) for our second episode on Dark Castle remakes and the classic films that inspire them. This time, Thir13en Ghosts! Both the 1960 William Castle original, and the 2001 Dark Castle remake. Put on your Ghost Viewer and you'll believe in ghosts..... all 13!

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

COBWEBS Ep. 37 - Dark Castle 1: House on Haunted Hill


Welcome to Episode 1 of our retrospective series on the films of Dark Castle Entertainment, and the classic films that inspire them! Daniel is joined by friend of the show Matt Bledsoe to discuss House on Haunted Hill, both the William Castle original from 1959 and the Dark Castle remake from 1999. Can Daniel & Matt survive the episode for $10,000?? No, but they can stay alive just long enough to talk about these horror movies.

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

COBWEBS Ep. 36 - Hammer's The Mummy


Daniel is joined for the first time by YouTuber Aaron Pynn (aka Mr. Vinegar Syndrome)! Together they dive deep into Hammer's version of that classic Egyptian monster, THE MUMMY. Come for the Mummy talk, but stay for Aaron's deep-cut Hammer recommendations, and discussion of the Dark Universe!

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

COBWEBS Ep. 35 - Kino Lorber Blu-rays Vol. 2!

Daniel is joined again by YouTuber Nathan Jones to dive back into Kino Lorber's Studio Classic series and each pick a few of their favorite blu-rays to discuss. Titles discussed include Twice Told Tales, Black Sabbath, I Wake Up Screaming, and more! 

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

COBWEBS Ep. 34 - The War of the Worlds

Daniel is joined by real-life alien, Isaac Cornell, to discuss the terms of Earth's surrender, as well as the 1953 Sci/Fi Horror classic, The War of the Worlds! Isaac educates us on the H.G. Wells novel, and Daniel reports on the new Criterion blu ray of the film.

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

COBWEBS Ep. 33 - The Revenge & Evil of Frankenstein!

Daniel is joined again by Cameron Jones to dive into the iconic Hammer Frankenstein franchise! Together they discuss the 2nd and 3rd installments with The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958) and The Evil of Frankenstein (1964). Can the mad doctor ever create a successful creature?? Tune in to find out...

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

COBWEBS Ep. 32 - A Trio of Giallo!

Daniel and Cris take a break from the Gothic to dive into the bloody, sexy, and wonderful world of Italian Giallo! Brand new to blu ray is Umberto Lenzi's Orgasmo (1969), which is included on Severin's Lenzi/Baker Giallo Collection. The boys discuss it, along with Sergio Martino's The Case of the Scorpion's Tail (1971) and Lamberto Bava's Delirium (1987). A Trio of Giallo!

Spoilers for Orgasmo end: 35:50
Spoilers for The Case of the Scorpion's Tail end: 48:52
Spoilers for Delirium end: 1:03:06