The Muddled Messaging of ‘American Mary’ [Horror Queers Podcast]

Bourbon & Bush After closing out 2021 with a celebration (of sorts) of Witchboard‘s 35th anniversary and kicking off 2022 with a double-dose of Scream 4, Joe and I are continuing our “Underrated or Underseen?” theme of the first quarter of the year with a look at The Soska Sisters‘ 2012 film American Mary. In the […]

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Queer Visual Artist David Ayllon Creates ‘Scream’ Tribute Photo Series! [Images]

If you’ve seen the new Scream film (review), then you’ll know that fandom is a major focus of the film’s social commentary. While certain segments of fandom can undoubtedly be a little toxic, sometimes that extreme passion for a particular IP can birth (pun intended) a wonderfully creative endeavor. That’s exactly what happened when photographer David Ayllon […]

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Kevin Williamson Details His Original Plans for ‘Scream 5’ & ‘Scream 6’! [Interview]

In case you thought we had exhausted ourselves on all things Scream after spending four hours(!!!) discussing Scream 4 last week, think again! In a special Horror Queers bonus episode, Joe and I have Scream scribe Kevin Williamson on the line in celebration of the new film, which hits theaters today! The Scream franchise, while beloved, is not […]

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The “Bromance” at the Center of ‘Witchboard’ [Horror Queers Podcast]

Taking “Classes” After celebrating 2021 last week with a recap and blooper reel, we’re closing out the year by teaming up with the folks over at Kill By Kill to discuss Kevin Tenney‘s bromance-y supernatural horror film Witchboard! In the film, Linda (Tawny Kitaen) becomes entranced into using her friend Brandon’s (Stephen Nichols) Ouija board […]

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The Camp, the Kink, and the Queerness in ‘Batman Returns’ [Horror Queers Podcast]

Gay Sewer Gremlin. After closing out November with some Satanists in The Seventh Victim, we kicked off December with the queer-coded antichrist in Fear No Evil before getting into the rape-revenge weeds with David Fincher’s The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. Now it’s time to really get into the holiday spirit with what may be one of the kinkiest […]

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Exploring Rape Revenge in David Fincher’s ‘The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo’ [Horror Queers Podcast]

Tic for Tac. After spending our 150th episode extravaganza with The Lost Boys and closing out November with some Satanists in The Seventh Victim , we kicked off December with the queer-coded antichrist in Fear No Evil. Now, we’re getting into the winter season with David Fincher‘s 2011 adaptation of Stieg Larsson‘s novel that set the world […]

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Projecting Gay Panic in Patrick Brice’s ‘Creep’ [Horror Queers Podcast]

Creep Evan Hansen. After spending Halloween shacking up with the colorful characters in Clue, we kicked off November with a discussion of a seminal queer vampire text in The Lost Boys and revisited Buffy the Vampire Slayer’s “Once More With Feeling” on its 20th anniversary. Now, we’re getting a little…..creepy with Patrick Brice‘s exceptional film Creep! In the […]

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Celebrating 150 Episodes With ‘The Lost Boys’! [Horror Queers Podcast]

The Sex Scene Can Stay. After heading back to Haddonfield to discuss David Gordon Green’s 2018 sequel Halloween, we discussed everyone’s favorite vampire-killing Marvel superhero Blade before spending Halloween shacking up with the colorful characters in Clue. Now we’re kicking off November with our 150th episode and a discussion of a seminal queer vampire text in Joel […]

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‘Friday the 13th’ Fan Film Sequel ‘Here Comes the Night: Part 2’ Available Now! [Video]

The trailer for Here Comes the Night: Part 2, the sequel to 2019’s Friday the 13th fan film Here Comes the Night was released earlier this month and now the full 25-minute-long short film is available on YouTube today. Produced by Jason Kays and directed by Tim McCormack, Here Comes the Night: Part 2 showcases some ’80s VHS cheese, […]

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Carving Out Comic Book Movie History With ‘Blade’ [Horror Queers Podcast]

Blood Rave, Baby. After heading back to the ’30s to check in with Countess Zaleska in Lambert Hillyer’s queer horror classic Dracula’s Daughter and hitting the road with Steve Zahn and Paul Walker in Joy Ride, we went back to Haddonfield to discuss David Gordon Green’s 2018 sequel Halloween. Now we’re heading back to the ’90s to discuss […]

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Three Years Later, How Does ‘Halloween’ Hold Up? [Horror Queers Podcast]

We Need to Talk About Cameron…. After touring the streets of Los Angeles in David Lynch’s masterpiece Mulholland Drive, we went all the way back to the ’30s to check in with Countess Zaleska in Lambert Hillyer’s queer horror classic Dracula’s Daughter, before hitting the road with Steve Zahn and Paul Walker in Joy Ride. Now, in celebration of […]

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‘Friday the 13th’ Fan Film Sequel ‘Here Comes the Night: Part II’ Gets a Trailer

Two years ago, Tim McCormack released his Friday the 13th fan film Here Comes the Night and now it’s time for the sequel! In advance of the film’s premiere on October 29th, a trailer has been released for the short film, which sees another group of unlucky travelers cross paths with a hockey-masked psychopath in the woods. […]

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The Reluctant Queer at the Center of ‘Dracula’s Daughter’ [Horror Queers Podcast]

Dracula’s Daughter Said ACAB. After getting anxious with the frightening apparition in It Follows, we got campy with the much-maligned late franchise entry Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare. After that we toured the streets of Los Angeles in David Lynch’s masterpiece Mulholland Drive, but now we’re going all the way back to the ’30s to check […]

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[Fantastic Fest Review] ‘Alone With You’ Is a Mixed Bag of Queer Paranoia

Single-setting horror films almost always make for a fascinating watch. Films like Buried, Cube and Frozen force their directors to make the most of their sparse surroundings, usually with a limited budget. In these films, the locales are practically their own characters. Executed poorly, and these films risk putting the audience to sleep. More and more of these […]

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Live the Ultimate ‘Scream’ Airbnb Experience With Host Dewey Riley!

As we all eagerly await Scream‘s January 2022 theatrical release, Airbnb, Paramount and Spyglass Media are teaming up to celebrate the film with a stay at Stu Macher’s (Matthew Lillard) house from the original film (it even features Ghostface’s knife scratch marks on the doors and includes the iconic “brick” phone)! Those Scream superfans who […]

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