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Horror Movie Maniacs

Jul 16, 2022

Peter and Phil talk through the classic 1980s (and it is VERY 1980s) vampire movie Fright Night. One of us has a deep connection to the movie from childhood and the other discovered it as an adult. We discuss the characters, actors, behind the scenes stories, the special effects, that iconic poster and we get quite hot...


Jun 15, 2022

Peter and Phil discuss the debut movie by Robert Eggers - The Witch (or The VVitch depending on how pedantic you're being). We discuss the themes, the characters, the actors, the special effects, the historical setting, and Peter shows his utter ignorance about how the human body works while discussing Ralph Ineson's...


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....