Monday, December 21, 2020

COBWEBS Ep. 52 - A Very Cobwebs Christmas Special!

Cobwebs goes a bit off-topic for our first Christmas special! Daniel and Stefanie come together to each recommend 5 Christmas movies (mostly non-horror) to check out this Holiday season, and then launch into a discussion of KRAMPUS (2015). You better watch out!

Monday, December 14, 2020

COBWEBS Ep. 51 - Mill Creek's 20-Film Hammer Collection!

Daniel is joined by YouTuber Aaron Pynn from The Cult of Cinema for a full review and discussion on Mill Creek's new Hammer Films Ultimate Collection on blu-ray. 20 Hammer films! After a discussion of their feelings on the set, Daniel gives his ranking of the films and Aaron offers insight on each movie along the way. Listen in so you'll know which of the movies you want to watch first!

Monday, December 7, 2020

COBWEBS Ep. 50 - The Gorgon

Daniel is joined again by YouTuber Nathan Jones for a discussion on one of Hammer's most unique monster movies. The Gorgon (1964)! They talk about the film, it's strange behind-the-scenes origins, and Nathan's collection of Hammer boxsets from Indicator. Come listen, but be careful where you look! You never know who'll turn you to stone...

Monday, November 30, 2020

COBWEBS Ep. 49 - Sunset Boulevard & Theatre of Blood

Daniel is joined by the host of the Schlock and Awe Podcast, Lindsay Wilkins, to discuss a double-feature of movies about egotistical actors turning to murder. The immortal Billy Wilder classic Sunset Boulevard and the Vincent Price Shakespeare-sploitation epic Theatre of Blood! Daniel & Lindsay take a deep-dive into these classic Gothic films, and their mutual love for Billy Wilder, Vincent Price, John Woo, and Scott Adkins ("the flippy guy").

Monday, November 23, 2020

COBWEBS Ep. 48 - Black Sunday & The Lords of Salem

Cobwebs gets witchy! Daniel is joined by Rob Zombie super-fan Cris Hurtado to discuss two witch movies, one classic and one modern. Mario Bava's Black Sunday and Rob Zombie's The Lords of Salem! Together they discuss the balance between horror visuals and character work, and go in depth on the controversial filmography of Rob Zombie. Grab your brooms and let's go!

Monday, November 16, 2020

COBWEBS Ep. 47 - Dracula Has Risen From the Grave

Dracula has risen! Daniel is joined again by Matt Bledsoe from the Film Feast podcast to dive into the fourth Hammer Dracula movie. 
Dracula Has Risen From the Grave! They discuss the merits of this underrated flick in the Hammer catalog, and gush about their excitement for the upcoming Vinegar Syndrome sale.

Monday, November 9, 2020

COBWEBS Ep. 46 - Amicus Anthology Horror!

The first Cobwebs deep dive into Amicus Horror Anthologies! For this very special episode, Daniel is joined by Jinx from the Scream Addicts podcast to discuss each of their favorite anthologies from Amicus. Tales From the Crypt (1972) and The House That Dripped Blood (1971)! Were Daniel and Jinx really dead the whole time? Listen to the end to find out...

Monday, November 2, 2020

COBWEBS Ep. 45 - Targets & Madhouse

Horror movies were meta before Scream??? This week Daniel is joined by YouTuber and friend of the podcast Ryan Ruple to discuss two classic horror movies starring aging horror icons playing aging horror icons. Targets (1968) and Madhouse (1974)! We've got Boris Karloff, Vincent Price, and plenty of meta commentary about the horror genre.

Monday, October 26, 2020

COBWEBS Ep. 44 - Scream Factory Blu-rays!

Happy Halloween! For this very special Halloween-week episode of Cobwebs, Daniel is joined by Mitch Oliver, host of The Terror Table podcast, to celebrate their favorite blu-ray label. Scream Factory! They each recommend 4 of their favorite underrated films from the collection, including Dr. Jekyll and Sister Hyde, The Sentinel, Night of the Demons and more.

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

COBWEBS Ep. 43 - Halloween Horror on Disney+!

Daniel and Stefanie Epler recommend their favorite movies now streaming in the Halloween collection on Disney+! Movie discussed include Halloweentown High, The Haunted MansionThe Legend of Sleepy Hollow, and more. Life's no fun without a good scare!

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

COBWEBS Ep. 42 - The Omen & Cathy's Curse

Daniel is joined again by Carmelita Valdez McKoy to discuss creepy kid movies! First up is the towering classic of Satanic Horror, The Omen (1976), and then the canuxploitation bonkers treat that is Cathy's Curse (1977). A double-feature of adorable and highly possessed little children. Come play with them... if you dare.

Monday, October 5, 2020

COBWEBS Ep. 41 - Planning a Horror Movie Marathon!

Happy October everyone! To ring in this very special month, Daniel is joined by Nathan Jones and Cris Hurtado to collaborate on planning one perfect horror movie marathon. Come celebrate Halloween with us by binge watching some of our favorite spooky movies!

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

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

COBWEBS Ep. 31 - Cat People & Night Tide

Adam Riske, writer and podcaster from F This Movie, returns to Cobwebs to join Daniel for a discussion on doomed romance in classic horror! Together they tackle Val Lewton's legendary Cat People (1942), as well as the aquatic-horror classic of dread Night Tide (1961). Can love ever last for a spooky monster? Tune in to find out!

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

COBWEBS Ep. 30 - The Curse of the Werewolf

Daniel is joined by Michael Scott from The Dana Buckler Show to dive into Hammer's only werewolf film, The Curse of the Werewolf, as well as the recent Scream Factory blu-ray release. Terence Fisher directed this classic horror movie starring the incredible Oliver Reed as the monster. Howl at the moon and join us!

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

COBWEBS Ep. 29 - The House with Goosebumps in Its Walls

Daniel is joined by Stefanie to celebrate the one year anniversary of Cobwebs the only way they know how... with Jack Black horror movies. Tune in for discussion on Goosebumps (2015), and The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018). Listener beware, you're in for a scare!

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

COBWEBS Ep. 28 - Voodoo Zombies!

Daniel is joined by Cris Hurtado to dive into a lesser-loved genre of horror: Voodoo Zombies! Includes discussion on Val Lewton's I Walked with a Zombie (1943), Hammer's Plague of the Zombies (1966), and more.

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

COBWEBS Ep. 27 - Dracula's Daughter & The Hunger

Daniel welcomes friend and Cobwebs listener Carmelita Valdez McKoy to the show to discuss two films featuring Lady Vampires: Dracula's Daughter (1936) and The Hunger (1983). Bela Lugosi's dead, but there's still plenty of bloodsuckers to love!

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

COBWEBS Ep. 26 - The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires

Daniel welcomes YouTuber Nathan Jones back to the show to talk about his recent journey through the entire Hammer Dracula franchise, culminating in an in-depth discussion of The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires. The first Kung Fu Horror Spectacular!

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

COBWEBS Ep. 25 - Masque of the Red Death & The City of the Dead

Daniel is joined by writer from The Scioto Post, Cameron Jones! Together they explore 1960's SATANIC HORROR with a double-feature of The Masque of the Red Death (1964) and The City of the Dead (1960)! Come along, and try not to burn any witches.

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

COBWEBS Ep. 24 - The Phantom of the Opera

Daniel is joined by his friend and personal angel of music, Isaac Coronel, to dive into the 1925 silent classic, The Phantom of the Opera! Isaac breaks down the fascinating history of the novel and film, and Daniel tries to wrap his head around silent movies. Let's go to the opera!

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

COBWEBS Ep. 23 - Warner Archive Blu-rays!

Daniel, Cris Hurtado, and Nathan Jones dive into one of their favorite blu-ray labels: Warner Archive! Tune in for discussions on films like Village of the Damned, Scarecrow, From Beyond the Grave, and more!

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

COBWEBS Ep. 22 - Freaks & Vampire Circus

Cobwebs goes to the Circus! Daniel welcomes Adam Riske, writer and podcaster from F This Movie, to discuss two Circus themed horror films: Freaks (1932) and Vampire Circus (1972). Get your popcorn, take your seat, and enjoy the show!

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

COBWEBS Ep. 21 - Color Out of Space

Cobwebs gets Lovecraftian! Daniel and Stefanie are terrorized by an indescribable horror while they dive into the new H.P. Lovecraft adaptation. And Nicolas Cage is along for the ride!

Also discussed, From Beyond (1986), and The Haunted Palace (1963).

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

COBWEBS Ep. 20 - Stay-At-Home Movie Night!

People are staying home these days, and COBWEBS takes a step back from the Gothic. For this episode, Daniel is joined by Youtubers Nathan Jones and Cris Hurtado to recommend some of their favorite movies for you to watch from the safety of home! Grab some popcorn and turn up your surround sound, because it's time for a Stay-At-Home Movie Night! Discussion on films such as Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Fantastia, Darkman, and more!

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

COBWEBS Ep. 19 - Vampire Hunter D

Cobwebs travels to Japan for a look at vampires in animated form. Daniel and anime fans Nik Burks and Seth Garrett dive into Gothic Anime, including Vampire Hunter D (1985)!

Monday, February 17, 2020

COBWEBS Ep. 18 - Kino Lorber Blu-rays!

Daniel is joined by youtuber and podcaster Nathan Jones to dive into Kino Lorber's Studio Classic series and each pick 4 blu-rays to discuss. Titles discussed include Nosferatu, Deep Rising, The Premature Burial, and more! 

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

COBWEBS Ep. 17 - The House by the Cemetery

Daniel and Cris try to figure out if children are monsters or monsters are children. They also have a blast with an '80s Italian Horror Classic from Lucio Fulci! Enter the house if you dare.

Sunday, February 2, 2020