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#36: It Follows

10/10/2017
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Liz and Evan polled Twitter, and democracy won when you - the listeners - chose IT FOLLOWS as this week’s movie. Join them as they discuss how the film handles its complicated sexual politics, ponder the myriad meanings and metaphors of the monster, and attempt to solve the mystery of that damn shell-phone e-reader. If you’ve got a better idea than us of how to escape the slow-moving menace, let us know on Twitter @NowScreaming. Don’t forget to rate, review, and subscribe on iTunes, and tell...

Duration: 01:00:26


#35: Wes Craven's New Nightmare

9/26/2017
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Liz and Evan are celebrating one full year of watching all the horror movies currently streaming on Netflix (so you don’t have to). This week, it’s one you should watch while you can: Wes Craven’s New Nightmare. Join them as they laud the film as a metafictional masterpiece, unpacking its interest in the relationship between monsters and storytellers and gushing (of course) about their favorite director and horror icon. If you’re a Wes fan (and let’s face it, you should be) then let us...

Duration: 01:10:35


#34: The ABCs of Death

9/5/2017
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Liz and Evan learn their alphabet this week with the horror anthology film THE ABCs OF DEATH. Join them as they butcher names from all around the world, try to ignore the most perverse toilet humor they've ever encountered, and try to find the diamonds in the rough of this twisted, inconsistent collection. If you’re “totally XD random!!! lulz ^_^" then be sure to check out nowscreaming.com, and let us know how you feel on Twitter @nowscreaming. R is for Rate and Review, S is for Subscribe,...

Duration: 01:26:14


#33: The Devil's Dolls

8/30/2017
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Does Padraig Reynolds have a horror masterpiece in him? Find out this week as Liz and Evan delve into the mystifying THE DEVIL’S DOLLS. Join them as they groan at Hero Cop Matt’s half-assed heroism, puzzle over the questionable logistics of voodoo magic, and get frustrated at the wildly inconsistent script. If, like us and every other decent person in the world, you’re averse to movies with dog murder, then be sure to check out nowscreaming.com, and let us know how you feel on Twitter...

Duration: 00:51:45


#32: Children of the Corn

8/15/2017
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The corn is well pleased this week as Liz and Evan walk behind the rows to unpack their complicated feelings about the cult classic CHILDREN OF THE CORN. Join them as they sigh about the plot holes, laud John Franklin’s iconic and chilling performance, and consider the film’s place in the “Stephen King adaptation” canon. Along the way, they ponder the precarious question of disability as a horror device and try to figure out what, exactly, those pesky Corn Kids were up to after all. If...

Duration: 01:07:33


#31: The Unborn

8/1/2017
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This week, Liz and Evan travel into the world of Jewish mysticism and emerge with more questions than ever as they tackle THE UNBORN, the schlocky brainchild of DC super-scribe David S. Goyer. Join them as they groan over the disappointing twists and turns, argue about its complicated relationship with Judaism, and ponder why Goyer couldn’t just choose between his dybbuk and Nazi plot lines. Be sure to check out nowscreaming.com, and let us know how you feel on Twitter @nowscreaming. Don't...

Duration: 00:53:10


#30: The Invasion

7/18/2017
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Liz and Evan are finally back, and just in time to get invaded: this week, they break down the alien abductions and action sequences of THE INVASION, the messy 2007 sort-of remake of the body-snatching classic(s). Join them as they wince at the film's troubled production history, lament Nicole Kidman’s obvious disinterest in her role, and realize they just can’t agree on the best way for aliens to snatch those bodies. If you, too, are worried about alien abduction, then be sure to check...

Duration: 01:01:05


#29: The Den

6/13/2017
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Log in, and keep your webcam running: this week, Liz and Evan dive into the found-footage nightmare fuel of THE DEN. Join them as they interrogate the authenticity of the titular super-app, laud the film’s specificity and attention to detail, and try to uncover the message behind the myriad twists and turns. If you love the internet as much as we do, then be sure to check out nowscreaming.com, and let us know how you feel on Twitter @nowscreaming. Be a beacon of digital security, and rate,...

Duration: 01:09:01


#28: Dead Silence

5/31/2017
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Beware the stare of Mary Shaw, and be ready for some bad decisions as Liz and Evan tackle the disastrously dour DEAD SILENCE. They’re once again joined by schlock specialist James Skosky in an effort to unravel the messy lunacy of a movie in which a ventriloquist dummy repeatedly jump-scares people to death. Accompany them as they admire Donnie Wahlberg’s absurdity, ponder the pointless twist, and end up discussing James Wan’s filmography in depth in an effort to figure out how, exactly,...

Duration: 01:17:13


#27: Housebound

5/16/2017
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This week, Liz and Evan are going back down to New Zealand to talk about their new favorite house-arrest horror romp: HOUSEBOUND. Join them as they rave about the excellent prop design and naturalistic acting, and gush about this surprisingly hilarious sleeper hit. Don’t forget to check out nowscreaming.com, and let us know your opinion on Twitter @nowscreaming. If you’re living in the walls of someone else’s house, be sure to harness your stockpile of technology to rate, review, and...

Duration: 00:59:45


#26: Shark Lake

5/2/2017
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Earth is a bad neighborhood, folks. That’s clearer than ever this week, as Liz and Evan suffered through the absurd and action-packed waste of time SHARK LAKE. Join them as they lament the film’s insanely low production value, ponder who the real villain is, and get worked up about the totally-overboard CGI. Meanwhile, Evan gets distracted by other terrible shark movies and Liz just wants to talk about shark science. If, like us, you’d rather just be watching Jaws, make sure to check out...

Duration: 00:45:25


#25: The Human Centipede (First Sequence)

4/18/2017
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Hey listener! What an insane world we live in, eh? This week Liz and Evan forced themselves to discuss THE HUMAN CENTIPEDE(FIRST SEQUENCE), and it just may have ruined Evan's life. Join them as they disagree about several aspects of the movie, including the "meaning"(or lack thereof), the turpitude of Dieter Laser's Dr. Heiter (or lack thereof), and how this movie rates amongst Now Screaming's Least Wanted. If you’re longing for your own sweet 3-dog, make sure to check out...

Duration: 01:00:15


#24: The Lazarus Effect

4/4/2017
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Liz and Evan have been working late in the lab to bring this week’s episode to life: THE LAZARUS EFFECT (which is most certainly not a documentary about food). Join them as they temper their excitement about the excellent cast with their confusion with the film’s failure to stick the landing, and ask big questions about pseudoscience and zombie communities along the way. If you’ve unleashed the power of your pineal gland, make sure to check out nowscreaming.com, and let us know your...

Duration: 00:59:01


#23: An American Werewolf In London

3/21/2017
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“Beware the moon, and stick to the road…” Oops. This week, Liz and Evan take on John Landis’s cult classic horror-comedy AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON. Join them as they rave about Rick Baker’s impressively grotesque effects, nurse their whiplash from the abrupt shifts in tone, and puzzle over what, exactly, that mutant Nazi dream sequence is about. Don’t forget to check out nowscreaming.com, and share your thoughts with us on Twitter @nowscreaming. Be sure to rate, review, and subscribe...

Duration: 01:10:04


#22: Apartment 143

3/7/2017
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This week, Liz and Evan break the seal on the found-footage genre with the Spanish (though English-language, for some reason) film APARTMENT 143. Join them as they consider contrast in technique and tone, debate the mysterious mechanics of Poltergeist syndrome, and get frustrated about what the film doesn’t tell us. (They also make a big announcement about the future of the podcast!) If, like us, you appreciate a good jump scare, make sure to check out nowscreaming.com, and let us know...

Duration: 00:56:25


#21: Asmodexia

2/28/2017
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This week, Liz and Evan continue their journey abroad and traverse the dusty roads of Spain with ASMODEXIA, the podcast’s second exorcism movie (and third foreign-language film). Join them as they explicate the meandering plot, have difficulty differentiating between Diana, Luna, Ona, and Alba, and rant about the etymology of the film’s title. As you’re counting down to the end of the Mayan calendar, be sure to check out nowscreaming.com, and share your thoughts with us on Twitter...

Duration: 00:37:53


#20: Baskin

2/21/2017
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Feeling surreal? This week, Liz and Evan descend into pure entropy with BASKIN, purportedly the 8th Turkish film to ever reach American shores. Join them as they repeatedly sigh at obnoxious cops and locker room talk, disagree about the film’s relationship to Islam, and ultimately admit that they have no idea what happened in this movie. If you make it out of Inceagac alive, be sure to check out http://nowscreaming.com, and share your bafflement with us on Twitter @nowscreaming. Don’t...

Duration: 00:48:37


#19: Mine Games

2/14/2017
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That was us on the way down... into the delightful mindfuck of MINE GAMES. Liz and Evan revel in the mysterious mine, ponder its rules, get enraged about Lex (or is it Lexi?), and share their theorems regarding the Infinite Michaels Paradox. When you’re ready to break the cycle, be sure to check out nowscreaming.com, and tell us what you think on Twitter @nowscreaming. Rate, review, and subscribe on iTunes - it helps us make sure Ethan Peck continues to have a job.

Duration: 01:04:09


#18 - The Babadook

2/3/2017
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There's a rumbling, then three sharp knocks... it's THE BABADOOK and Liz and Evan are letting him in. Tune in as they take apart and examine the film's metaphorical tidiness (or lack thereof), debate Amelia's parenting techniques, and do their best Babadook impressions. Be sure to check out nowscreaming.com, and tell us what you think on Twitter @nowscreaming. As always, please rate and review on iTunes - we won't sleep until you do.

Duration: 00:45:42


#17: The Rite

1/24/2017
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The time has come: Liz and Evan voyage to the Vatican for their first foray into the exorcism genre: THE RITE. Tune in as they exalt Anthony Hopkins’ acting, lament pacing and plot holes, and get into a heated argument about appropriate demon behavior. When you finish boning up on demonology, be sure to check out nowscreaming.com, and tell us what you think on Twitter @nowscreaming. Make sure you do the "rite" thing: rate, review, and subscribe on iTunes.

Duration: 00:50:38

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