Monday, February 22, 2021

COBWEBS Ep. 58 - The Invisible Man 2020 & The Invisible Man's Revenge

It's the last episode of our Dark Universe series! For 6 episodes we have been taking a look at 6 different classic monster reboots from the 2000’s. Each episode has opened with a discussion on an older horror film that pairs well with the reboot we’ve spotlighted, and here we are talking about two movies about very evil Invisible Men. The Universal Monsters sequel The Invisible Man's Revenge (1944) and the modern Blumhouse classic The Invisible Man (2020). For this episode, Daniel is joined by Cris Hurtado, the host of the Inside the Sequel podcast! In addition to the movies, Daniel & Cris talk about the Universal Monsters as a whole, the current state of horror films, and drink a potion that turns them invisible. Anybody got an antidote?

Monday, February 15, 2021

COBWEBS Ep. 57 - Dark Universe: The Mummy 2017 & The Mummy 1932


Tom Cruise vs. The Mummy! For episode 5 of our series on The Dark Universe, we are discussing the purest Dark Universe film yet. For 6 episodes we have been taking a look at 6 different classic monster reboots from the 2000’s. Each episode has opened with a discussion on an older horror film that pairs well with the reboot we’ve spotlighted, and here we are talking about two films the tell the story of the classic Egyptian monster. The Universal Monster's classic The Mummy (1932) and the official Dark Universe launching film The Mummy (2017). For this episode, Daniel is joined by Lindsay Wilkins, the host of the Schlock and Awe podcast! Daniel and Lindsay hang out with an ancient sarcophagus, and try not to read the words on the scroll out loud.

Monday, February 8, 2021

COBWEBS Ep. 56 - Dark Universe: Victor Frankenstein & Frankenstein 1931

It's episode 4 of our series on The Dark Universe! For 6 episodes we are taking a look at 6 different classic monster reboots from the 2000’s. Each episode will open with a discussion on an older horror film that pairs well with the reboot we’ve spotlighted, and here we are talking about two very different takes on Mary Shelley's classic Frankenstein story. The Universal Monster's classic Frankenstein (1931) and the controversial reboot Victor Frankenstein (2015). For this episode, Daniel is joined by Ken Walker, the co-host of the Film Feast podcast! Daniel and Ken reminisce about childhood memories of Universal Monster love, and try to reanimate a dead body. It's alive!


Sunday, January 31, 2021

FANTASY OSCARS Ep. 1 - The 1990's

It's episode 1 of a 3-part crossover series between Cobwebs, The Terror Table and Inside the Sequel! Fantasy Oscars! Each episode will cover a different decade of film, in which Daniel, Mitch Oliver, and Cris Hurtado play a competitive game to decide their fantasy Best Picture winner for each year. From 1990 to 1999, many great films (and personal favorites) are discussed.


Monday, January 25, 2021

COBWEBS Ep. 55 - Dark Universe: Dracula Untold & Dracula 1979


Episode 3 of our series on The Dark Universe! For 6 episodes we are taking a look at 6 different classic monster reboots from the 2000’s. Each episode will open with a discussion on an older horror film that pairs well with the reboot we’ve spotlighted, and here we are talking about two more sympathetic takes of the Dracula story. John Badham's Dracula (1979) and Dark Universe reboot Dracula Untold. For this episode, Daniel is joined by Paul Farrell, writer from Bloody Disgusting and Scriptophobics and podcaster from Scream Addicts and Dead Ringers. Daniel and Paul discuss what makes a Dracula film work, the merits of cinematic universes, and turn into a giant swarm of bats.


Monday, January 18, 2021

COBWEBS Ep. 54 - Dark Universe: The Wolfman 2010 & Night of the Werewolf


It's episode 2 of our series on The Dark Universe! For 6 episodes we are taking a look at 6 different classic monster reboots from the 2000’s. Each episode will open with a discussion on an older horror film that pairs well with the reboot we’ve spotlighted, and here we are talking about two movies where a sympathetic werewolf fights another monster. Paul Naschy's Night of the Werewolf (1981) and the Universal Monsters remake The Wolfman (2010). Joining Daniel is YouTuber and Paul Naschy expert Aaron Pynn! Aaron gives many Naschy recommendations, and Daniel unpacks his complicated relationship with this remake.

Monday, January 11, 2021

COBWEBS Ep. 53 - Dark Universe: Van Helsing & Captain Kronos


Welcome to Episode 1 of our new series on The Dark Universe! For the next 6 episodes we will be taking a look at 6 different classic monster reboots from the 2000’s. Each episode will open with a discussion on an older horror film that pairs well with the reboot we’ve spotlighted, and today we’ll be talking about two action hero vampire hunters. Hammer’s Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter (1974), and the Stephen Sommers blockbuster Van Helsing (2004). Joining Daniel is action movie expert Michael Scott, the host of Adkins Undisputed: The Most Complete Scott Adkins Podcast in the World. Together they discuss these superhero monster hunters, offer more than a few controversial opinions, and use crossbows to vanquish all evil.

Action/Horror movies also discussed: Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001), Dog Soldiers (2002), Overlord (2018), The Legend of the Seven Golden Vampires (1974), and the Underworld franchise.