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May 8, 2021 22 min
John Berardo, director and co-writer of the new horror-thriller Initiation, stops by to talk about writing the movie, getting it made, it's evolution from short film to feature film, playing with established horror tropes and so much more. Do you want to see more modern day horror stories that incorporate today's technology and media influences and influencers? Let us know! Send Summer an email, or leave a message in the c...
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Writer/Director Taylor Chien and actress Bianca Hasse are here to talk about the new horror-thriller The Resort. Would you want to explore a location (haunted or not) one final time before it's scheduled to be demolished? Let us know! Send Summer an email, or leave a message in the comments below!
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Noah joins Summer to talk about the horror-comedy anthology The Mortuary Collection, from Shudder/AMC, and we dive into what does and doesn't work with this movie (no spoilers). Do you want to see more anthology films, be they scifi, horror, paranormal or other genres? Let us know! Send Summer an email, or leave a message in the comments below!
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Noah and Daren join Summer in a discussion about the latest topic of superhero movie debate, "Zack Synder's Justice League", currently available on HBO Max. Also, Noah reviews Voyagers, the new sci-fi thriller from Neil Burger. How are you feeling about comics and superhero movies these days? Let us know! Send Summer an email, or leave a message in the comments below!
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Writer Jon Tsuei and Vault Comics publisher Adrian Wassel talk about bringing "Sera and the Royal Stars" to life in a brilliant, vibrant fashion, and about telling compelling stories that fall outside of the boxes most folks have gotten too accustomed to. Do you need or want to see more fantasy in comics or in general? Let us know! Send Summer an email, or leave a message in the comments below!
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Phobias segment directors Jess Varley and Chris von Hoffmann stop by to talk about their stories as part of the larger story being told in the anthology, their perspectives on horror movies, and more. Are you a fan of film anthologies, be they science fiction or horror? Let us know! Send Summer an email, or leave a message in the comments below!
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Jeff Desom, Saman Kesh and Dugan O'Neal stop by to talk about the new science fiction anthology Doors, and their different approaches to telling stories about the doors. Are you a fan of anthology film collections for science fiction stories? Let us know! Send Summer an email, or leave a message in the comments below!
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Actress Julia Sarah Stone stops by to talk about her compelling role in the indie scifi-thriller "Come True", available March 12 on VOD and Digital from IFC Midnight. Do you enjoy stories that play with your perceptions, or the perceptions of the characters? Let us know! Send Summer an email, or leave a message in the comments below!
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Ivan Kavanagh, writer/director for the new horror-thriller Son, stops by to talk about the real-life experiences that influenced him to write this story, and enhancing many of the shots to help increase the tension & anxiety & madness surrounding Laura Do you enjoy stories that play with your perceptions, or the perceptions of the characters? Let us know! Send Summer an email, or leave a message in the comments below!
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Director Bradley Parker stops by to talk about The Devil Below, and his fascination with adventure-horror stories. What makes a horror story more appealing to you: peril from adventure, psychology, mystery or bloodbath? Let us know! Send Summer an email, or leave a message in the comments below!
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Writer/Director Keith Thomas uses Jewish lore and folk monsters in his feature debut The Vigil and talks about the path through grief, rituals and monsters that led him to making this movie. Do you enjoy horror movies using legends and lore you've never heard of before? Let us know! Send Summer an email, or leave a message in the comments below!
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February 13, 2021 53 min
Two recent collections from Sequart sparked Summer's curiosity, so editors Rich Handley and Lou Tambone dropped by to talk about "Musings on Monsters: Obersvations on the World of Classic Horror" and "From Bayou to Abyss: Examining John Constantine, Hellblazer". What do you look for in a critical or academic examination of your favorite genre topics or fandoms? Let us know! Send Summer an email, or leave a mess...
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PG: Psycho Goreman writer/director Steven Kostanski (The Void, The Divide, Father’s Day) stops by to talk about his latest feature, a scifi-horror-comedy that hits all the 80s buttons in all the insane best ways. Do you yearn for the heady 80s and the wacky scifi hybrid movies you could always find on late night television? Let us know! Send Summer an email, or leave a message in the comments below!
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Escape Artists, Inc owners Alasdair Stuart and Marguerite Kenner along with Escape Pod editors Mur Lafferty and S. B. Divya stop by to talk about the the growth of Escape Pod, both the podcast and the print anthology based on its stories. Where do you go to find science fiction short stories to slake your story cravings? Let us know! Call 602-635-6976 and leave a message, send Summer an email, or in the comments below!
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Breach is a new scifi action-thriller that tackles humanity escaping the confines of Earth, and extraterrestrial civilizations thinking that maybe humans spreading beyond Earth isn't such a good idea. What are you looking for from an indie scifi feature? Let us know! Call 602-635-6976 and leave a message, send Summer an email, or in the comments below!
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For Hunter Hunter, writer/director Shawn Linden and actors Camille Sullivan and Summer Howell stop by to talk about making one of the most intense horror-suspense films of 2020. Are surprise story twists something you enjoy? Let us know! Call 602-635-6976 and leave a message, send Summer an email, or in the comments below!
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Director Liam O'Donnell stops by to talk about Skylines, where he saw this story taking him, ideas about where the story can continue, and more. Next, actor Alexander Siddig talks about his impression about his role, and how much fun he envisioned the story being and how that made him want to be part of it, and much more. Are you looking forward to the more varied indie scifi we could be seeing because of better and less expe...
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Director Isaac Ezban, and actors Mark O'Brien and Martin Wallström talk about their involvement in and observations about Parallel, and the flexibility in storytelling that science fiction encourages, and so much more. Do you enjoy scifi films with story touches from many other genres? Let us know! Call 602-635-6976 and leave a message, send Summer an email, or in the comments below!
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Becca talks about The Empire Strikes Back, the writing and production of it, examining the subtexts and mainstream representations both existing and hinted at, and more about the archives & historical artifacts that tell the story about making the story, and so much more. What is the heart of your love for Star Wars? Let us know! Call 602-635-6976 and leave a message, send Summer an email, or in the comments below!
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Film and Television Studies and Vampire-Zombie-Horror scholar Stacey Abbott stops by to talk about her latest book, NEAR DARK, part of the BFI Film Classics series by Bloomsbury. What are your favorite vampire stories? Let us know! Call 602-635-6976 and leave a message, send Summer an email, or in the comments below!
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