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It’s almost midnight… are you ready to join the Midnight Watchers to talk about their favorite strange and scary movies? Biweekly, Watchers Quentin Lee, Koji Steven Sakai, and Jennifer Field will discuss a different midnight movie or horror film; from cult classics, to extreme cinema.

It’s almost midnight… are you ready to join the Midnight Watchers to talk about their favorite strange and scary movies? Biweekly, Watchers Quentin Lee, Koji Steven Sakai, and Jennifer Field will discuss a different midnight movie or horror film; from cult classics, to extreme cinema.

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It’s almost midnight… are you ready to join the Midnight Watchers to talk about their favorite strange and scary movies? Biweekly, Watchers Quentin Lee, Koji Steven Sakai, and Jennifer Field will discuss a different midnight movie or horror film; from cult classics, to extreme cinema.

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English

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Episodes

Episode #24: Silent Night Deadly Night

12/25/2020
We’re celebrating the holidays with our second midnight holiday film of the month, Silent Night Deadly Night. Watchers Quentin Lee and Jennifer Field LOVED LOVED LOVED LOVED the film, while Koji Steven Sakai most likely would have too had he watched the right movie! But watch or listen to this episode to find out why Quentin and Jennifer loved this movie. Movie Info: An orphan raised by nuns (Lilyan Chauvin, Gilmer McCormick) grows up to be a killer toy-store Santa Claus. Find Us...

Duration:00:27:41

Episode #23 Black Christmas

12/11/2020
We’re celebrating the holidays with our first midnight film of the month, Black Christmas. I think it’s safe to say we all LOVED the movie. Listen to or watch the episode to hear why! Movie Info: As winter break begins, a group of sorority sisters, including Jess (Olivia Hussey) and the often inebriated Barb (Margot Kidder), begin to receive anonymous, lascivious phone calls. Initially, Barb eggs the caller on, but stops when he responds threateningly. Soon, Barb's friend Claire (Lynne...

Duration:00:26:14

Episode #22 Home Sweet Home

11/27/2020
In honor of Thanksgiving, this week the Midnight Watchers looked at the 1981 Thanksgiving horror movie, Home Sweet Home. It’s clear that none of the Watchers liked it and we spent most of our time talking about what we didn’t like. Movie Info: An escaped mental patient steals a station wagon and makes his way to the Bradleys' Thanksgiving celebration, where he plans to make them a little less thankful. Find Us Online Website: https://midnightwatchers.buzzsprout.com/ Facebook:...

Duration:00:28:42

Episode #21 Bad Taste

11/13/2020
This week the Midnight Watchers took a look at the 1987 Peter Jackson splatter classic, Bad Taste. Surprisingly, all three Watchers enjoyed the movie. Listen to or watch the episode to find out what they liked most. Movie Info: The population of a small town disappears and is replaced by aliens that chase human flesh for their intergalactic fast-food chain. Find Us Online Website: https://midnightwatchers.buzzsprout.com/ Facebook:...

Duration:00:23:30

Episode #20 Satan's Little Helper

10/23/2020
In honor of the Christmas for horror fans (aka: also known as Halloween) this week the Midnight Watchers watched the 2004 horror film Satan’s Little Helper. Watcher Jennifer didn’t enjoy this movie, Koji had some issues with the parenting, and Quentin didn’t think it was great but didn’t hate it either. Movie Info: On the afternoon of Halloween, Douglas Whooly (Alexander Brickel) dons his costume in expectation of a fun-filled night. But, when he hears that his beloved sister, Jenna...

Duration:00:23:40

Episode #19 Near Dark

10/9/2020
This week the Midnight Watchers watched another classic, Katheryn Bigelow’s 1988 vampire movie, Near Dark. It was the first time they all got together in the studio and watched a movie and then did a podcast. They all agreed it was a great story and looked beautiful. And two of the Watchers decided that being a vampire and living forever would be a great thing. One Watcher didn’t. Can you guess who? Movie Info: Cowboy Caleb Colton (Adrian Pasdar) meets gorgeous Mae (Jenny Wright) at a bar,...

Duration:00:25:17

Episode #18 Dracula A.D.

9/25/2020
This week the Midnight Watchers watched another Dracula movie, this time watching the 1972 classic Dracula A.D. -- the first time Dracula appeared in the modern age (well, the 1970s). All three enjoyed this movie and got into a spirited conversation about the history of vampire films and whether they liked zombies or vampires more. Thank you so much for watching/listening to this episode but be sure to subscribe to this podcast in your favorite podcast catcher! Movie Info: Jess Franco Van...

Duration:00:20:00

Episode #17 Count Dracula

9/11/2020
This week the Midnight Watchers changed things up a bit and took a look at the classic – but relatively unknown – Dracula movie, Jess Franco’s 1970 Count Dracula. Maybe for the first time all season, Koji–and the whole crew–enjoyed this movie despite some of its flaws. Thank you so much for watching/listening to this episode, but be sure to subscribe to this podcast in your favorite podcast catcher! Movie Info: Jess Franco's version of the Bram Stoker classic portrays Count Dracula as an...

Duration:00:20:00

Episode #16 The Prowler

8/28/2020
This week the Midnight Watcher took a look at another classic 1980’s slasher film, The Prowler. As always, Quentin talks about how this fits in with other slasher films and the history of the genre. Jennifer helps try to make sense of the plot. Koji, as usual, just makes random comments about the parts that didn’t make any sense to him—especially regarding PTSD. We’re asking our wonderful listeners to be sure to write a review on Apple Podcast and help us move up the chart! Every review...

Duration:00:23:23

Episode #15 The Burning

8/14/2020
This week we talked about the classic 1980’s slasher film, The Burning. We discussed what we loved about the show and Koji (the hater) talked about what he didn’t like about it—was it a porn? But the best part of this episode is when Quentin recounts how this sits in the history of slasher movie history and Koji reminisces about summer camp. This week we’re asking our listeners to tell one friend about the show and tell them why you enjoy listening to the Midnight Watchers. Movie Info: A...

Duration:00:39:12

Episode #14 Kairo aka: Pulse

7/31/2020
This week the Midnight Watchers take a look at the 2001 Japanese horror film Kairo or Pulse (in America). Quentin calls it an existential horror film and it makes Koji sad because it reminds him how sad Japan sometimes feels to him. Here's a link the trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MpsXvHMUQ3Q Find Us Online Website: https://midnightwatchers.buzzsprout.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Midnight-Watchers-Pod-107784637545468/ Instagram:...

Duration:00:23:03

Episode #13 Carrie (1976)

7/17/2020
This week Midnight Watchers Koji Steven Sakai, Quentin Lee, and Jennifer Field watch the Brian De Palma 1976 cult-classic Carrie. I think they universally loved this movie, although there was some debate about some of the finer points of the movie. And of course, they went on a tangent, in this episode they talked about prom, specifically the difference between Canadian and American proms. Here's a link the trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YuO26oJQLVs Find Us Online Website:...

Duration:00:31:14

Introducing Best or Worst Podcast

7/7/2020
As part of the Little Nalu Pictures Network, we'd like you to consider subscribing to Best or Worst Podcast. Our society is so focused on celebrity, we sometimes forget that “regular” people lead interesting lives too! Hosts Koji Steven Sakai and M. Martin Mapoma talk to people and ask them to tell us their best or worst moment from their lives. In this episode Hosts Koji Steven Sakai and M. Martin Mapoma invited writer/director Jen Celotta to talk about the best or worst day of her life....

Duration:00:50:19

Episode #12 The Strangers: Prey at Night

7/3/2020
Hosts Koji Steven Sakai, Quentin Lee, and Jennifer Field watched the 2018 sequel slasher film The Strangers: Prey at Night. This is probably the most recent midnight film so far in the podcast and by far one of Koji's favorites. Synopsis of the film: Mike and his wife Cindy take their son and daughter on a road trip that becomes their worst nightmare. The family members soon find themselves in a desperate fight for survival when they arrive at a secluded mobile home park that's...

Duration:00:22:31

Episode #11 Shutter (2004)

6/19/2020
This week Koji Steven Sakai, Quentin Lee, and Jennifer Field watched the 2004 Thai classic horror film, Shutter. Quentin dropped horror film knowledge, Jennifer talked about the film itself, and Koji actually liked the film this time (surprise!) We watched Shutter on Netflix and Vudu. Here is a quick synopsis: After hitting a young woman with her car, Jane (Natthaweeranuch Thongmee) and her photographer boyfriend, Tun (Ananda Everingham), begin seeing a shadowy figure haunting the...

Duration:00:24:52

Episode #10 Demon Seed

6/5/2020
Midnight Watchers Koji Steven Sakai, Jennifer Field, and Quentin Lee discussed the 1977 Dean Koontz/Donald Cammell movie Demon Seed. They disagreed about the ending and meaning of the movie. Listen to what we thought and then tell us what you think.

Duration:00:34:10

Episode #9 In the Realm of the Senses

5/29/2020
Hosts Koji Steven Sakai, Jennifer Field, and Quentin Lee discuss the controversial 1977 Japanese thriller (?) In the Realm of the Senses. They debated if this was a porn or art house movie, or both? As usual, two of them loved this movie, one of them hated it. Can you guess which Watchers liked it and which hated it?

Duration:00:26:41

Episode #8: We Are What We Are

5/22/2020
This week Midnight Watchers review the 2010 Mexican horror movie We Are What We Are. It's our second cannibal film we've watched so far! Two of the Watchers loved it, and one thought it was okay. Can you guess which of the two liked and who didn't?

Duration:00:23:45

Episode #7 One Cut of the Dead

5/15/2020
This week Midnight Watchers Koji Steven Sakai, Quentin Lee, and Jennifer Field watched the Japanese zombie comedy film, One Cut of the Dead. Guess who liked it and who hated it.

Duration:00:21:07

Episode #6 Santa Sangre

5/8/2020
This week hosts Koji Steven Sakai, Quentin Lee, and Jennifer Field watched the 1989 horror classic by Alejandro Jodorowsky, Santa Sangre. Two of the Watchers loved it and one hated it. Can you guess who? (Please excuse the sound quality, Zoom was doing some funky things)

Duration:00:25:29