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Horror Movie Maniacs

May 13, 2022

Double whammy! Jooooooiiiiin uuuuuuusss as we discuss the ultra low budget but hugely influential classic The Evil Dead and its bigger budget follow up (sequel? remake?) Evil Dead 2. We talk about how the films came to be, Sam Raimi, Bruce Campbell, the special effects, story, characters, soul swallowing, rogue...


Apr 15, 2022

PLEASE NOTE - For some reason Phil's half of the conversation was subject to some weird interference (spooky, right?). We don't know why or how and we managed to mostly clean it up but every now and then it gets a little buzzy. Sorry about that - we blame the demons. 

Anyway, your friendly neighbourhood Maniacs talk...


Mar 13, 2022

The Maniacs talk through the classic movie Poltergeist from 1982, produced by Steven Spielberg and directed by Tobe Hooper. We discuss the story, special effects, the real life tragedies resulting in the film being labelled "cursed", and the controversy surrounding who did in fact direct the majority of the movie....


Feb 4, 2022

Peter and Phil take a bite out of the immortal 1994 Neil Jordan movie Interview With The Vampire. We talk about the story, characters, actors, the book series and the behind the scenes stories. Flying vampires, old souls trapped in young bodies, dinners of rats & poodles, sexy undead frolics and much, much more!

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Dec 24, 2021

For our 2021 Festive Special we discuss the classic Joe Dante Christmas movie Gremlins from 1984. We go through the film, giving lots of behind the scenes facts, discussing the creatures, special effects, actors and story. Is it a horror film? Is it a kids film? What does "after midnight" actually mean? We reference...