The Overlook Hour Podcast

The Overlook Hour Podcast

The Overlook Theatre and Unnamed Footage Festival present The Overlook Hour Podcast! Join your hosts Clark Little (UFF Co-Founder, Ex-Standup, Brit Box Subscriber), Russell Fisher (UFF Co-Founder, The Overlook Theatre, D&D advocate), Randy Staat (Musician, Engineer, French New-Wave purist) and Oksana Osachiy (UFF Co-Founder, The Overlook Theatre, and Cat Enthusiast) for a weekly discussion and analysis of indie horror films with the occasional documentary, TV show, YouTube Video, dream, nightmare, bowel movement, etc... The Overlook Hour Podcast tricks very special guests from in and outside the industry to chat about a range of topics, so listeners get candid insight into some unique personalities that make the interesting films we so crave. The Overlook Hour Podcast is here to straddle the border of professionalism while creating discussion around interesting and important film that otherwise has none!

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April 7, 2021 177 min

Fresh off his film showing at UFF24hr, Zeke Farrow joins the show to talk about his film “Possessions”, getting a nasty email from a publicist and why he’s not a fan of stand-up.

In the intro, everyone watched “Bad Trip”. Randy talks the new Tim Sutton film, Clark finally watches “Ginger Snaps” and Russ is in purgatory with “The Unholy”.

 

Films: A Common Crime (2020), Voyagers (2021), The Canyonlands (2021), Honeydew (2020), To...

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The Unnamed Footage Festival Fundraiser for Forgotten Found Footage Films is over and the boys discuss the events of the weekend. Russ and Clark convinced Randy to record in studio and they may have used Bob Odenkirk as bait.

 

Films: Catch Me if You Can (2002), Tofino 2018 (2018), The Godfather (1972), Valerio's Day Out (2019), Reel 2 (2020), Long Pigs (2007), I Am Sophie (series), Descent onto Darkness: My European Nightmar...

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In an effort to provide a more balanced and nuanced viewpoint on all things found-footage, the boys bring in film critic and fellow podcaster Mary Beth McAndrews. Mary Beth reveals her role in the upcoming UFF24hr livestream event and lists a few of her favorite FF deep cuts.

In the intro, Randy reviews an Oscar nominated film, Clark reviews Human Centipede 3 (not nominated for an Oscar) and Russ brings it home with the lineup for...

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After a two year sabbatical, Colin Johnson from San Francisco's Awesome Theatre joins the boys to talk about his new film "Holy Sh*t That Was Scary 3: The Cloud".  Colin talks about the differences between film and stage acting, always wanting to make a film and his love of found footage.

In the intro, the boys accidentally discover Uwe Boll's second career, Randy cryptically describes "The Block Island Sound&#...

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Over a decade ago, Eugene Kotlyarenko began his filmmaking career using the internet as a primary character. He chats to the boys (and Madeleine) about virtual reality, his true thoughts on “mumblecore” and pigeons.

In the intro, Randy started a 14-hour show about women, Clark forgot to watch a movie and Russ brings home the baton with “The Human Race”.

 

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Films: SkyDiver (2010), 0s & 1s (2011)...

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After a two year hiatus, the boys welcome back filmmaker Ricky Umberger from the “The Fear Footage” series. Ricky talks about “The Fear Footage 3am”, shooting on an iPad and why he is only interested in making found footage horror.

In the intro, Randy finds “A Glitch in the Matrix”, Clark goes to “The Vigil” and Russ gets a prescription at the “Fear PHarm”.

 

Films: Dementer (2020), Cats (2019), 17 Blocks (2019), Keep an Eye Out...

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The writer, director and star of one of the boys favorite films of the year, Gillian Wallace Horvat, joins the boys this week to talk about her film “I Blame Society”. Gillian talks of her day job in film, how the film was not set to be found footage and playing a drive in theatre in Memphis.

In the intro, Randy retreads while Clark caught a flat on “The Silk Road” and Russ took a “Wrong Turn”.

 

Films: I Blame Society (2020), P...

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Before heading off to his new life on the east coast, filmmaker and friend Robbie Smith comes on the program. Robbie hung out with the fellas all weekend and they recount all the films they saw... and it's a lot.

In the intro, Randy has "Itchy Fingers", Clark continues torturing himself with John Grisham adaptations and Russ recounts the latest installment from Hulu's Into the Dark series: "Tentacles". 

 

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After a short interview a few weeks ago, Stephen Kostanski rejoins the show to have a longer chat with the boys. Stephen talks about the journey of releasing and promoting “Psycho Goreman” through the pandemic, how he worked with a goat and some deep cut Fantasy film recommendations.

In the intro, Randy covers a film he saw through SF Indie Fest, “CIA”. Clark reviews all five movies he saw that week. It’s timed. He went over. Russ...

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February 4, 2021 151 min

After spending seven years working on this personal film, Jordan Graham is glad he can finally release "Sator". Jordan joins the boys this week to share some of the history of his film and the painstaking details he combed to get it right.

In the intro, it's the triumphant return of Chuggy to the show. He brings very little to the program (as expected). Randy is sundancing, Clark says skip "The Little Things" a...

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From learning improv in the church circuit, Barak Hardley has made a career of being in front of the camera. He joins the boys this week to talk about his film "Spell". Barak tells of why he made the movie he made, how much he loves Iceland and his religious background.

In the intro, Randy talks about "Wobble Palace", Clark was caught off guard by "The Kid Detective" and Russ nearly broke down crying during...

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In the middle of his media tour for “Psycho Goreman”, Steven Kostanski joins the boys for a quick chat. Steven explains the challenges of selling his film and whether he is a D&D fan. In the intro, Jahsaudi Perkins enjoys a triumphant return to the show. He talks about just coming back from a film shoot in Kentucky before describing a movie he can't pronounce the name of. Randy talks about a retirement community in Florida,...

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January 13, 2021 125 min

Dust off your finest dressing gown because it's the 5th Annual Lookie Awards. Join Russ, Clark, Randy, and Oksana as they cover their Top 5 Films of the 2020. 

In the intro, Randy wanted to include "Fourteen" into the conversation. Clark raves on "Rent-a-Pal" and Russ is was uninspired with "Sputnik". 

 

Films: Fourteen (2019), 14 Cameras (2018), About Endlessness (2019), 13 Cameras (2015), Dunkirk (2...

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January 6, 2021 24 min

It's Episode 1 of the Creepy Clark Crypcast Show! Join your host Creepy Clark and his Russian assistant as they cover the news, have an in-studio musical guest, and chat with International Business Woman, Madison Kellar. This episode is sponsored by Rudy's House of Flags. Stop by Rudy's for all of your flag and flag accessory needs at 3229 St. Boner Ave in Credleton.

 

Like the new show? Share it with a friend and ma...

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Through an Instagram message and a screener link, this week's guest, James Dobbins Jones, managed to split your beloved hosts. James explains the impetus behind his film, “Charlotte’s Net”, how the Dark Web is more monitored than the internet and how he plans to pivot his career.

In the intro, Randy talks about an Abel Ferrara film. Again. Clark tumbled “Downhill” and Russell covers the first film in his new box set review, “G...

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Joining us for holiday cheer is filmmaker and creator of the beloved “Gwilliam”, Brian Lonanao. He weighs the pros and cons of having a popular short film, explains that his day job supervising dailies supports his filmmaking and closes it out with three of his favorite holiday horror films.

In the intro, Randy discusses a black and white film about a pig, Clark took a trip to “Jungleland” and Russ saw Ctrl+Alt+Trick/Treat...

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It's the week before the holidays and the boys wanted to bring in their favorite "Cinematic Curmudgeon", special effects artist, Bill Spataro. The boys go over a couple of his recent jobs and Bill sheds some light on the productions. He also assigned overlooked slasher "Just Before Dawn" from 1981 to the boys. In the intro, Randy covers the Mads Mikkelsen film "Another Round", Clark is proud of his disco...

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Despite being a lovely, amiable couple from Philadelphia, Brandon Tanczak and Jill Trager chose the moniker "Jerks Productions" for their business ventures. The filmmaking couple chats with the boys about fundraising for their first feature "Aphasia", how they are working through Covid, and their close relationship with "Tattooed Mom"- one of the coolest bars around.

In the intro, Randy talks about the "...

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Joining the boys before he ventures off in a cross country move with his family is the now three-time guest, actor Vito Trigo. Vito tells the boys of early COVID days while filming in the UK, issues a health challenge and explains why Roy Jones Jr. is a bitch.

In the intro, Randy bought a Fellini boxset, Clark educates on the mysterious D.B. Cooper and Russ brings it home with the weirdly wonderful film, "Spell".

 

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Although he is working on his first feature film, Michael Arcos has already developed a unique, recognizable style in his short films. Michael joins the boys this week to talk about a few of those short films, moving to New Orleans, and his influences. He also trades strip club stories with Russ and Clark.

In the intro, Randy wanks for "Mank", Clark saw a bummer of a found footage double feature and Russ stumbled upon a br...

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