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.]



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

Women in Horror Month, 2015 Edition

It’s back! Celebrations abound for this year’s Women in Horror Month. Here’s how we’re participating:

February 9 – Episode 73: A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)
We’re hittin’ everything hot in 2014! A couple of months ago it was Jennifer Kent’s The Babadook and next month it’s Ana Lily Amirpour’s A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night. Enjoy our interest in new horror while it lasts.

To tide you over, check out our brand new special Women in Horror Month PSA (below)! Plus these episodes from the archives focusing on women-made horror, including this month’s official pre-game episode on Julie Taymor’s Titus:

American Mary
American Psycho
The Babadook
Blood Diner & The Oracle
The Commune
The Countess
Ginger Snaps
Jennifer’s Body
The Shining
The Slumber Party Massacre
Troll 2
Valerie and Her Week of Wonders