Category: Podcast

TIH 008: Whitstable by Stephen Volk Book Review

Whitstable

In this podcast we review Whitstable by Stephen Volk. Whitstable was released by Spectral Press on 26 May to coincide with the centenary of Peter Cushing. Topics [1:50] Initial thoughts [9:40] Favourite and key scenes [10:12] The confrontation between Peter Cushing and Les Gledhill [18:55] The tearoom scene [21:05] Research into Whitstable [26:05] How does …

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TIH 007: The Lords of Salem Review with Booked

The Lords of Salem

In this podcast we review The Lords of Salem with our friends at Booked Podcast, Livius Nedin and Robb Olson. Topics [01:10] Introductions [01:55] Past experiences with Rob Zombie [05:50] The Lords of Salem synopsis [08:48] Revisiting the past/the witch trials [11:30] Expectations going into the film [13:30] Rob Zombie and originality [16:32] Music video …

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TIH 006: American Mary Review

In this podcast we review American Mary directed and written by the Soska Sisters and starring Katharine Isabelle. Topics [0:35] American Mary synopsis [3:05] Previous output from the Soska Sisters and expectations [6:05] Dead Hooker In A Trunk [8:43] Strong female protagonists [12:30] Is Mary crazy? [16:36] The visuals and body modifications [19:10] Acceptance and …

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TIH 005: The Bay Review and An Interview with Conrad Williams

The Bay

In this podcast we review Barry Levinson’s found footage horror film The Bay. Following on from this we interview Conrad Williams, award-winning author of One, Decay Inevitable, Loss of Separation and the third This Is Horror chapbook, The Fox. Topics [0:54] The Bay synopsis [1:30] The effectiveness of found footage in The Bay [5:17] Was …

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TIH 004: Joseph D’Lacey on Splinters, Planning and Recurring Themes

Joseph D'Lacey

In this podcast Michael Wilson and John Costello interview Joseph D’Lacey with a particular focus on his short story collection from Timeline Books, Splinters. Topics [0:33] Interview with Joseph D’Lacey [0:55] The selection process and how Splinters came to be [2:49] Splinters and the personal [4:00] Altar Girl [8:00] To plan or not to plan [9:00] The editing of the …

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TIH 003: Splinters by Joseph D’Lacey Book Review and Son Of Porn by Joseph D’Lacey Fiction

Splinters by Joseph D'Lacey

In this podcast we review the short story collection Splinters by Joseph D’Lacey. Following on from this Richard Kellum reads ‘Son of Porn’ by Joseph D’Lacey, taken from Splinters. Splinters is published by Timeline Books and is available as a limited edition paperback. Topics [1:20] Splinters review [2:09] Lenses [6:00] Themes in the collection [8:00] …

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TIH 002: Before Dawn Review and An Interview with David Moody

Before Dawn

In this podcast we discuss and review Before Dawn, the debut feature-length film of Emmerdale star, Dominic Brunt. Following on from this we interview David Moody where we talk about Before Dawn, zombies, the Autumn series and the state of horror. We reference the likes of The End of Alice by AM Homes, Taken, The Seasoning …

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TIH 001: Chained Review and An Interview with Jennifer Lynch

Summary In this podcast we discuss Chained, directed by Jennifer Lynch and starring Vincent D’Onofrio, Julia Ormond and Eamon Farren. The discussion is followed by an interview with Jennifer Lynch. Topics [1:50] Rundown of Chained [5:11] Bob’s attachment to Rabbit [6:30] Steering away from torture porn [10:00] On-camera throat slitting [11:27] Comparisons to David Lynch …

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