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The Evolution of Horror

Dec 15, 2017

We complete the Evolution of the Slasher with an end-of-term quiz! For the Final Exam Mike is joined by London Film Quiz host Bryan Ryan. We also do a final round-up of the sub-genre and Mike countdowns down his Top 10 slashers and the listeners top 5 slashers. 

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Dec 8, 2017

This week Mike is joined by Telegraph film critic Tim Robey to review David Robert Mitchell's superb 2014 modern horror masterpiece It Follows...

Music by Jack Whitney 

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Dec 1, 2017

"Let the games begin..."

This week Mike is joined by Jonathan Hatfull and Katherine McLaughlin to discuss where the slashers went in the 21st century! They cover (in spoilerific detail) James Wan's 2004 movie Saw and the dawn of torture porn, plus the Final Destination Franchise.  They also discuss what became of...

Nov 24, 2017

"What's your favourite scary movie?"
The slashers are BACK! This week Mike is joined by Empire's Helen O'Hara to discuss Wes Craven's phenomenal 1996 slasher, Scream. Things then start getting super meta, as Mike and Rob Watts discuss the wave of 90s slasher movies that followed it. 

Music by Jack Whitney. 
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Nov 17, 2017

What goes up...must come down. 
This week Mike is joined by cinephile Brad Hanson to describe the period that followed the 80s slasher boom...the slasher slump. Brad and Mike discuss why this era is generally thought of as one of the worst for horrors and particularly for slasher movies. They discuss such turkeys as...