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Halloween Unmasked is an eight-part podcast series from The Ringer celebrating the remarkable and terrifying phenomenon of America’s most revolutionary horror film, Halloween. Hosted by film critic Amy Nicholson, the show dives deep into the Halloween franchise, unpacking John Carpenter’s accidental classic, Jamie Lee Curtis’s legacy as the ultimate scream queen, and psychoanalyzing the film’s iconic masked killer, Michael Myers.

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    • TV & Film

Halloween Unmasked is an eight-part podcast series from The Ringer celebrating the remarkable and terrifying phenomenon of America’s most revolutionary horror film, Halloween. Hosted by film critic Amy Nicholson, the show dives deep into the Halloween franchise, unpacking John Carpenter’s accidental classic, Jamie Lee Curtis’s legacy as the ultimate scream queen, and psychoanalyzing the film’s iconic masked killer, Michael Myers.

    Quentin, You'll Be a Director Soon

    Quentin, You'll Be a Director Soon

    In our third and final episode, Quentin the video store clerk transforms into Quentin the big-shot filmmaker. It sounds like another L.A. fairy tale, but here's a fuller version of the story with 'Hollywood Shuffle' and 'Boogie Nights' as Quentin's inspiration and competition—including a fist pump from Dolph Lundgren and a phone call from Paul Thomas Anderson.

    • 42 min
    Quentin Tunes in, Drops Out

    Quentin Tunes in, Drops Out

    Quentin Tarantino sees everything these days—even the occasional Marvel movie. But in 1973, the year everyone was flocking to see 'Enter the Dragon,' a 10-year-old Tarantino spent most of his time in Knoxville, Tennessee, wishing he could click his heels and go back home to California. By the time 'Valley Girl' opened, he was dialed into mass culture but not yet able to create it. Join us for Episode 2 as we follow Quentin through the '70s and into the '80s.

    • 42 min
    Young Quentin Goes to the Movies

    Young Quentin Goes to the Movies

    In the late ’60s, young Quentin Tarantino saw the surrealistic revenge thriller ‘Point Blank.’ This pioneering genre-buster shares Quentin's ambitions and anxieties, leading to connections that can be drawn straight to his directorial debut, ‘Reservoir Dogs.’ It also reminds him of the film he considers his own undiscovered classic.

    • 27 min
    Introducing 'Quentin Tarantino's Feature Presentation'

    Introducing 'Quentin Tarantino's Feature Presentation'

    Introducing a special three-part podcast miniseries with the director himself that will explore his career, life, and movie obsessions.

    • 1 min
    Halloween Is Here to Slay | Halloween Unmasked

    Halloween Is Here to Slay | Halloween Unmasked

    The new sequel is out—and breaking box office records. Forty years later, what new ideas drive us to revisit Haddonfield?

    • 48 min
    Haddonfield Has a Posse | Halloween Unmasked

    Haddonfield Has a Posse | Halloween Unmasked

    Who wears a mask and just won't die? The fans who've kept the franchise alive for 40 years.

    • 36 min

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