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


Ladies of the House
* Belladonna (NSFW)


* Linear Downfall

They Look Like People

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



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.]



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”

Debatable 98: Porn Bad with Christine Makepeace

The Hunting Ground

Casting Call Woe

“David Lynch doubts return of Twin Peaks in 2016 due to ‘complications‘”

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