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The Evolution of Horror

Nov 8, 2019

This week Mike is joined by actor and master of the macabre, James Swanton, to discuss the first two feature films of the occult series, Haxan, and THe Black Cat, in spoilerific detail. 

Check out both films for free, here: 

Haxan: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CkXlXc0lA9c

The Black Cat: 


Nov 1, 2019

Lights, camera, action! This week we go all the way back to the birth of cinema as Mike is joined by Jon Spira to discuss the work of filmmaker and pioneer Georges Méliès and his influence on occult and horror cinema. In the second half of the podcast, Mike is joined by Projections Podcast co-hosts Mary Wild and...


Oct 31, 2019

What do you get when you throw Stanley Kubrick, Stephen King, Mike Flanagan and nearly 40 years of anticipation into a massive, 2.5 hour movie starring Ewan McGregor? Let’s find out! This week Mike is joined by Michael Leader to discuss all things Doctor Sleep. Mike also chats to filmmaker Mike Flanagan about what it...


Oct 24, 2019

HAIL, SATAN! This week we begin our new series with an introduction to the occult in horror cinema. Kevin Lyons explains the origins of the term Occult and it’s representation in cinema over the last hundred years. Mike also chats to author of ‘Movie Magick: The Occult in Film’ writer David Huckvale.

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Oct 17, 2019

This week Mike and Brad discuss and recommend some of the best horror and genre films of LFF 2019, including THE LIGHTHOUSE, THE LODGE, KOKO-DI KOKO DA, COLOUR OUT OF SPACE, WOUNDS and SYNCHRONIC. Mike also chats to several directors including Richard Stanley, Babak Anvari and Abe Forsyth. 

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