Episode 79: Beloved (1998)

Episode 79: Beloved

BelovedNOTES:

Beloved (film)

Beloved (novel)

“Rev. Sekou on Today’s Civil Rights Leaders: I Take My Orders From 23-Year-Old Queer Women”

“The Destruction of a Black Suburb”

“Oprah Winfrey on Lee Daniels The Butler, Returning to the Big Screen, and the Commercial Failure of Beloved”

“It’s Black History & Women in Horror Month: Considering Beloved”

Freedom: The Underground Railroad

Space Empires 4X

Glenn Drover’s Empires: Age of Discovery

Episode 78: Machete (2010)

Episode 78: Machete

MacheteNOTES:

Machete

“No Water, No Toilet Paper, No Tampons: How the US Treats Border Detainees”

Arizona SB 1070

“Table for Two: The Racialicious Review of Machete”

“The Meltdown of the Anti-Immigration Minuteman Militia”

“Hunting Humans: The Americans Taking Immigration Into Their Own Hands”

“Deady Patrol: Illegal immigrant shot by US Agent recounts ‘terror’ in the desert”

“GOP Senate Candidate Defends Use of ‘Wetback’ Slur As Normal As Breathing Air”

“Man Accused of shooting Renisha McBride feared for his life, jury is told”

Feminicide in Ciudad Juarez

“The Lost Girls: One Famous Band. One Huge Secret. Many Lives Destroyed.”

Episode 77: A Nightmare on Elm Street 2 Freddy’s Revenge (1985)

Episode 77: A Nightmare on Elm Street 2 Freddy’s Revenge

A Nightmare on Elm Street 2NOTES:

A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge

Episode 64: A Nightmare on Elm Street

“A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2” by Jason Shawhan

“What Can You Do in Your Dreams? Slasher Cinema as Youth Empowerment” by L.J. DeGraffenreid

“Freddy Week’s #30YearsofNightmare” Recap by Ashlee Blackwell

Episode 60: Cruising

Amy Everson

WTF with Marc Maron Episode 608 – Kurt Metzger

Beyond Clueless

My Garbage Cat Wakes Me Up at 3AM Every Day

Episode 76: The Graveyard Shift at the Nashville Film Festival (2015)

Episode 76: The Graveyard Shift at Nashville Film Festival

The Graveyard Shift at the Nashville Film FestivalNotes:

Nashville Film Festival

The Graveyard Shift / Spectrum films

Another

Ladies of the House
* Belladonna (NSFW)

Cub

Sufferland
* Linear Downfall

They Look Like People

Felt
* “Fantastic Fest 2014: How It Felt” with Amy Everson
* “American Ghost Story: The Brief, Eerie Life of Model Sara Anne Jones”

Horsehead

Alleluia

Anal Juice (NSFW)

Rain the Color of Blue with a Little Red In It

“Review: Cards Against Humanity”

“The Feminist Spectator as Agitator: Criticism, Blogging, and the Responsibilities of Being a Public Intellectual”

Northwest Passage: A Doc About Growing Up in Twin Peaks

Revisit the #NaFF14 Graveyard Shift on Netflix Instant

In 2 weeks we’ll review all the films we watched at this year’s Nashville Film Festival. In the meantime, revisit our coverage from last year and have your own mini film festival – 4 of the 8 titles discussed are streaming on Netflix:

ProxyProxy (Discussion mark – 00:02:43)
The gist: Selfish moms dreaming of child murder meet violent lesbians. Plus, an appearance by dude-bro husband Joe Swanberg. Think the horrors of feticide.

 

 

 

 

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Episode 75: Suspiria (1977)

Episode 75: Suspiria
[We mention quite a few films we’ve previously talked about including Berberian Sound Studio, Contracted, The Babadook, Room 237, and Salo. You can find the links for all these episodes in our archives.]

suspiriaNOTES:

Suspiria

Suspiria de Profundis

“Dario Argento – misogynist or feminist?”

“Movies that Shaped Me: Wrong Turn 5 Bloodlines”

House of Psychotic Women by Kier-La Janisse

Goblin’s Suspiria Soundtrack

“Dario Argento to Oversee ‘SUSPIRIA’ TV Series!”

Episode 55: The Graveyard Shift at Nashville Film Festival

Popaganda Episode: The Future of Privacy

“Easier, Cheaper, Louder: The Growing Power of Podcasting”

Christine Makepeace on the Debatable Podcast

The Hunting Ground

Casting Call Woe

David Lynch will not direct Twin Peaks

Sex Ed with It Follows

What would happen if you contracted a ghost through sexual intercourse and the only way to keep it from killing you was to give it to someone else? This is the premise of It Follows, a new horror film by David Robert Mitchell. The Whorer was lucky enough to catch a pre-release screening followed by a Q&A with an infectious disease epidemiologist and representatives from Nashville CARES and Planned Parenthood of Middle & East Tennessee.

Without wading too far into spoiler territory, we’ll infect you with some of the more interesting issues that surfaced in the Q&A. Hopefully this will add a few new perspectives to the film. Continue reading