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Dead Ringers is a twice monthly horror podcast covering double features with shared DNA (e.g. premise, structure, concept), but distinct personalities. Each episode, host and producer Nolan McBride is joined by a rotating panel of co-hosts to analyze each film individually before comparing and contrasting the differences in their approaches and highlighting what each movie brings to the horror genre.

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Dead Ringers is a twice monthly horror podcast covering double features with shared DNA (e.g. premise, structure, concept), but distinct personalities. Each episode, host and producer Nolan McBride is joined by a rotating panel of co-hosts to analyze each film individually before comparing and contrasting the differences in their approaches and highlighting what each movie brings to the horror genre.

    Dead Ringers 36 - BLACK SWAN + BLISS

    Dead Ringers 36 - BLACK SWAN + BLISS

    Nolan is joined by Ben McBride, Thomas Foster, and Paul Farrell to discuss Darren Aronofsky's BLACK SWAN (2010) and Joe Begos' BLISS (2019). The crew share their thoughts on recent horror releases, new discoveries, and rewatches before pushing themselves to physical and mental extremes in order to achieve artistic perfection and falling apart along the way.
    Other movies/TV shows discussed on this episode: ANNA AND THE APOCALYPSE (2018), SUSPIRIA (1977), THE CURED (2018), GOOSEBUMPS 2: HAUNTED HALLOWEEN (2018), SAW (franchise), ONE CUT OF THE DEAD (2018), WOUNDS (2019), PURE (2019), THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW (1975), THE LIGHTHOUSE (2019), PARASITE (2019), BLOOD RAGE (1987), DEADLY GAMES (1990), TIGERS ARE NOT AFRAID (2017), LAKE MUNGO (2009), DEEP MURDER (2019), UNSANE (2018).
    As will always be the case with this show, be aware that our discussion contains spoilers. If you want to watch the movies before listening to the show, there are a couple of ways you can do so. BLACK SWAN is available to stream on HBO NOW/GO, BLISS is available to stream on Shudder, and both are available to rent via video-on-demand, as well as being available for purchase on Blu-ray or DVD.
    Links of interest and/or sources cited for research on this episode:
    Fruits, Brains and Bats in Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990) by Paul Farrell (Scriptophobic)
    That Bloody Mirror Scene from Poltergeist (1982) by Paul Farrell (Scriptophobic)
    Let’s Scare Bryan to Death: Taneli Mustonen’s LAKE BODOM with Nolan McBride by Bryan Christopher (Daily Dead)
    Let’s Scare Bryan to Death: Lucky McKee’s MAY with BJ Colangelo by Bryan Christopher (Daily Dead)
     

    • 2 hrs 21 min
    Dead Ringers 35 - AS ABOVE, SO BELOW + BLAIR WITCH (2016)

    Dead Ringers 35 - AS ABOVE, SO BELOW + BLAIR WITCH (2016)

    Nolan is joined by Kat Adams, Emily von Seele, and Philip Yount to discuss John Erick Dowdle's AS ABOVE, SO BELOW (2014) and Adam Wingard's BLAIR WITCH (2016). The crew share their thoughts on new discoveries and rewatches, as well as recent horror releases — including a review of Mike Flanagan’s DOCTOR SLEEP (2019) (**Spoilers from 7:25 - 11:25**) — before the unresolved baggage from a lost family member spurs the group on a dangerous adventure into a forbidden zone (which is documented on video, of course).
    Other movies/TV shows discussed on this episode: SHE-RA AND THE PRINCESSES OF POWER (2018), DOCTOR SLEEP (2019), DAWN OF THE DEAD (1978), DAY OF THE DEAD (1985), THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT (1999), BODIED (2018), HORROR NOIRE: A HISTORY OF BLACK HORROR (2019), THE LITTLE STRANGER (2018), FOUND FOOTAGE 3D (2017), THE HIDDEN (1987), SATANIC PANIC (2019), WOUNDS (2019).
    As will always be the case with this show, be aware that our discussion contains spoilers. If you want to watch the movies before listening to the show, there are a couple of ways you can do so. AS ABOVE, SO BELOW is available to stream on Netflix, and both it and BLAIR WITCH are available to rent via video-on-demand, as well as being available for purchase on Blu-ray or DVD.
    **Spoilers for DOCTOR SLEEP (2019) from 7:25 - 11:25**
    Links of interest and/or sources cited for research on this episode:
    A Hexcellent Halloween: The Unseen Entity in THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT by Emily von Seele (Daily Dead)
    Emily’s Favorites of 2019 by Emily von Seele (Daily Dead)
    How ‘The Conjuring’ Universe Defined a Decade of Horror by Emily von Seele (Bloody Disgusting)
    "i hope that baby's okay" w/ nolan mcbride (ur fave bad movie) (podcast)
    "i worship at the altar of sarah michelle gellar" w/ trace thurman (ur fave bad movie) (podcast)
    Survival of the Dead (w/ Nolan McBride) (Horrorversary) (podcast)

    • 2 hrs 26 min
    Dead Ringers 34 - MAY + THE EYES OF MY MOTHER

    Dead Ringers 34 - MAY + THE EYES OF MY MOTHER

    Nolan is joined by Emily von Seele, Paul Farrell, and Philip Yount to discuss Lucky McKee's MAY (2003) and Nicolas Pesce's THE EYES OF MY MOTHER (2016). The crew share their thoughts on spooky season discoveries, as well as recent releases and rewatches, before trauma and prolonged isolation force the group to take extreme measures in an attempt at making friends.
    Other movies/TV shows discussed on this episode: STARFISH (2019), TIGERS ARE NOT AFRAID (2017), ONE CUT OF THE DEAD (2018), LAKE MUNGO (2009), FRIGHT NIGHT (1985), CANDYMAN (1992), DOOM: ANNIHILATION (2019), THE WITCHES (1990), HELL HOUSE LLC (2016), HELL HOUSE LLC II: THE ABADDON HOTEL (2018), HELL HOUSE LLC III: LAKE OF FIRE (2019), AS ABOVE, SO BELOW (2014), MIDSOMMAR (2019), LITTLE MONSTERS (2019), CHILD'S PLAY (2019), IN SEARCH OF DARKNESS: THE DEFINITIVE 80S HORROR DOCUMENTARY (2019), SWEETHEART (2019), POSSESSION (1981), BRIDE OF CHUCKY (1998), SEED OF CHUCKY (2004), CULT OF CHUCKY (2017), GOOSEBUMPS 2: HAUNTED HALLOWEEN (2018), HAUNT (2019), I TRAPPED THE DEVIL (2019).
    As will always be the case with this show, be aware that our discussion contains spoilers. If you want to watch the movies before listening to the show, there are a couple of ways you can do so. THE EYES OF MY MOTHER is available to stream on Netflix, and both it and MAY are available to rent via video-on-demand, as well as being available for purchase on Blu-ray or DVD.
    Links of interest and/or sources cited for research on this episode:
    Gender Bashing: THE EYES OF MY MOTHER’s Feminine Navigation of Violence by Anya Stanley (Dread Central)
    May by Scott Tobias (AV Club)
    MAY and the Horror of Loneliness by Emily von Seele (Dead Ringers)
    Crossing The Divide: Reality And Storytellers In Wes Craven's 'New Nightmare' by Emily von Seele (Fangoria)
    10 Years Later: ‘Paranormal Activity’ and the Effectiveness of a Simple Ghost Story by Emily von Seele (Bloody Disgusting)
    Halloween 2019: The Ghosts and Shadows of THE UNINVITED (1944) by Emily von Seele (Daily Dead)
    Forgive and Forget: The Exploration of Guilt in STARFISH by Emily von Seele (Dead Ringers)
    Introducing the Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow (1999) by Paul Farrell (Scriptophobic)
    Deadly Eyes with Brian Saur (Guest Hosted by Paul Farrell) (Scream Addicts) (podcast)
    Ep 103: Scary Stories to Tell in the Bark (w/ Philip Yount & Quinn Wright) (Silver Screen Breakdown) (podcast)
     

    • 2 hrs 26 min
    Dead Ringers OT - Fantastic Fest 2019: Interview with THE DEEPER YOU DIG Co-Director/Co-Writer/Co-Star Toby Poser

    Dead Ringers OT - Fantastic Fest 2019: Interview with THE DEEPER YOU DIG Co-Director/Co-Writer/Co-Star Toby Poser

    On this Off-Topic episode, Emily von Seele is joined by THE DEEPER YOU DIG co-director/co-writer/co-star Toby Poser to talk about her new film making its way through the festival circuit and what it's like to make micro-budget films with your family.
    Links of interest and/or sources cited for research for this episode:
    [Fantasia 2019] THE DEEPER YOU DIG Review: A Lonely Journey into the Depths of Grief and Guilt by Emily von Seele (Dead Ringers)
    [Fantastic Fest] Review Round-Up: THE PEANUT BUTTER SOLUTION, THE POOL, THE DEEPER YOU DIG, RANDOM ACTS OF VIOLENCE by Paul Farrell (Dead Ringers)

    • 21 min
    Dead Ringers OT - Fantastic Fest 2019: Day 8 Recap

    Dead Ringers OT - Fantastic Fest 2019: Day 8 Recap

    On this Off-Topic episode, Nolan is joined by Emily von Seele and Paul Farrell live from this year's Fantastic Fest to discuss the movies they saw on the eighth and final day of the country's largest genre movie festival.
    Movies discussed on this episode: THE SHIP OF MONSTERS (1960), PARASITE (2019), KNIVES OUT (2019).
    Links of interest and/or sources cited for research for this episode:
    Episode 123: Live from Fantastic Fest! – COLOR OUT OF SPACE, VFW, THE LIGHTHOUSE (Corpse Club) (podcast)
    [Fantastic Fest] Review Round-Up: THE SHIP OF MONSTERS, PARASITE, KNIVES OUT by Paul Farrell (Dead Ringers)
    Fantastic Fest 2019 Review: SAINT MAUD is a Surprising Piece of Religious Horror by Emily von Seele (Daily Dead)

    • 22 min
    Dead Ringers OT - Fantastic Fest 2019: Day 7 Recap

    Dead Ringers OT - Fantastic Fest 2019: Day 7 Recap

    On this Off-Topic episode, Nolan is joined by Kat Adams, Paul Farrell, and Emily von Seele live from this year's Fantastic Fest to discuss the movies they saw on the seventh day of the country's largest genre movie festival.
    Movies discussed on this episode: THE OTHER LAMB (2019), KEEP ME COMPANY (2019), THE LONG WALK (2019), THE TRUE ADVENTURES OF WOLF BOY (2019), TRAMPA INFERNAL (1989), SEA FEVER (2019), AFTER MIDNIGHT (2019).
    Links of interest and/or sources cited for research for this episode: 
    Episode 123: Live from Fantastic Fest! – COLOR OUT OF SPACE, VFW, THE LIGHTHOUSE (Corpse Club) (podcast)
    [Fantastic Fest] Review Round-Up: THE TRUE ADVENTURES OF WOLF BOY, TRAMPA INFERNAL, SEA FEVER, AFTER MIDNIGHT by Paul Farrell (Dead Ringers)
    Fantastic Fest 2019 Review: THE LONG WALK is a Powerful Journey Through Time and Consequence by Emily von Seele (Daily Dead)
    Fantastic Fest 2019 Interview: Director Martin Krejcí Talks THE TRUE ADVENTURES OF WOLFBOY by Heather Wixson (Daily Dead)

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