Episode 100: The Graveyard Shift at Nashville Film Festival (2017)

Episode 100: The Graveyard Shift at Nashville Film Festival

NOTES:

Nashville Film Festival

A Closer Walk with Thee

Birdboy: The Forgotten Children

Insomnium

Without Name

Bloodlands

Show Yourself

JackRabbit 29

The Void

The Night Watchmen

Dawn of the Deaf

Spell Claire

HP Lovecraft’s The Beast in the Cave

Ghosting the Party

Humbug

Cake

20th Century Women

Drupal controversy:
* “Living Our Values” by Dries Buytaert
* “Thoughts on recent Drupal governance decisions” by Christie Koehler
* Open letter to Dries Buytaert

Upcoming: The Whorer Does Nashville Film Festival #NashFilm17

Nashville Film Festival is back this week and so is our favorite genre track – the Graveyard Shift! Here are the features we plan to check out:

A Closer Walk with Thee
BirdBoy: The Forgotten Children
Insomnium
Without a Name
Bloodlands
Show Yourself
JackRabbit 29
The Void
The Night Watchmen

You can view the festival’s full lineup here. Expect our review episode to be posted on May 8. Until then, follow the fun on Twitter: @graveyardspectr @thewhorer #NashFilm17

Episode 98: Rhymes for Young Ghouls (2013)

Episode 98: Rhymes for Young Ghouls

Rhymes for Young GhoulsNOTES:

Rhymes for Young Ghouls

Indian Act

Interviews:
* George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight
* Muskrat Magazine
* CBC

Incident at Restigouche

“On Violence and Vengeance: Rhymes for Young Ghouls and the Horrific History of Canada’s Indian Residential Schools”

Reefer Madness: Sex, Drugs, and Cheap Labor in the American Black Market by Eric Schlosser

Los Bastardos

Never Dead Native

Louis Riel: A Comic-Strip Biography by Chester Brown

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Episode 97: Eve’s Bayou (1997)

Episode 97: Eve’s Bayou
[Corrections: Fem mistakenly refers to the film The Feast of All Saints as Amistad. To add to hir mistakes, the Jia Tolentino article Fem mentions in the closing is from The New Yorker and not The New York Times.]

Eve's BayouNOTES:

Eve’s Bayou

“Eve’s Bayou: Too Good to be a Black Film?”

Beyond the Black Lady: Sexuality and the New African American Middle Class

“Hoodoo Ladies and High Conjurers: New Directions for an Old Archetype”

Elle

Cave Evil: War Cults

“The Case Against Contemporary Feminism”

 

Women in Horror Month, 2017 Edition

Happy Women in Horror Month! All throughout February we’ll be drawing attention to the women behind the camera who contribute to the genre and fill our lives with great art. Resist stereotypes! Take part in the agenda:

  • Share our PSA – New year, new public service announcement! Watch our 2017 tribute to women in horror.
  • Listen to our new podcast episode – Tune in on February 13 to hear Episode 97 of The Whorer Podcast. This year we’re taking up analysis of Kasi Lemmons’ southern gothic tale, Eve’s Bayou.
  • Explore our archives – Many of our episodes outside of Women in Horror Month focus on women creators. A complete list is provided below.
  • Celebrate with the entire community – See what others are doing and create your own events! Visit womeninhorrormonth.com.

American Mary | American Psycho | The Babadook | Beloved | Blood Diner | The Commune | The Countess | Felt | A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night | Ginger Snaps | Graphic Sexual Horror | A Gun for Jennifer | Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows | Jennifer’s Body | Ladies of the House | The Lure | Lost Girl | Maleficent | Maskoun | The Oracle | Pet Sematary | Pet Sematary 2 | The Shining | The Slumber Party Massacre | The Strange Color of Your Body’s Tears | Suspiria | Titus | Trouble Every Day | Valerie and Her Week of Wonders