Helping to make horror films more approachable, one die roll at a time. Hosted by Jeffrey Cranor and Cecil Baldwin of Welcome to Night Vale.
51 - Stir of Echoes (1999)
Chicago has their own versions of hot dogs, pizza, and The Shining
Approachability: 7/10 (intense & tragic drama w/haunted house elements)
Content Warnings: Sexual Assault, Suicide, Broken teeth, Blood
Up Next: Drag Me to Hell (2009) https://www.justwatch.com/us/movie/drag-me-to-hell
50 - Alien Resurrection (1997)
Alien3: I ruined a beloved film franchise! Alien Resurrection: Hold my beer.
Approachability: 3/10 (predictably bloody action thriller)
Content Warnings: Blood/Gore, Body Horror
Up Next: Stir of Echoes (1999) https://www.justwatch.com/us/movie/stir-of-echoes
49 - Alice, Sweet Alice (1976) w/Andrew Scahill
Come to a place where the children are psychotic and the acting goes all the way to 11.
Special Guest: Andrew Scahill https://www.adscahill.com/
Approachability: 5/10 (more thriller than horror, but still some blood, jumps, and general creepiness)
Content Warnings: Animal cruelty, child murder, threat of child sexual abuse, blood/violence
Up Next: Alien Resurrection (1997) https://www.justwatch.com/us/movie/alien-resurrection
48 - Jigoku (1960) w/Jonny & Aileen of ¡Uy Que Horror!
Proto-Lynchian hell house
Special Guests: Jonny & Aileen of ¡Uy Que Horror! https://www.instagram.com/uyquehorror/?hl=en
Approachability: 7/10 (Lots of gore, but with 1960s SFX)
Jump Scares: 3/10
Creep Factor: 3/10
Content Warnings: Suicide, Torture
Up Next: Alice, Sweet Alice (1976) https://www.justwatch.com/us/movie/alice-sweet-alice
47 - The Howling (1981)
It's a werewolf team-building retreat!
Approachability: 4/10 (Werewolf slasher with gross mutations & jump scares)
Jump Scares: 5/10
Creep Factor: 4/10
Content Warnings: Sexual assault, Blood/Gore, Jump Scares, Body Horror
Up Next: Jigoku (1960) https://www.justwatch.com/us/movie/jigoku
& The Wicker Man (1973) Patreon only https://www.justwatch.com/us/movie/the-wicker-man
46 - 28 Days Later (2002) w/Frank Liotti
The real monsters in this film are Incels with assault rifles.
Special Guest: Frank Liotti https://www.instagram.com/jiffy.popculture/
Approachability: 4/10 (More action-thrilling than horror-frightening, but still bloody and tense)
Jump Scares: 8/10
Creep Factor: 3/10
Content Warnings: Sexual Assault, Blood/Violence, Suicide, Jump Scares
Up Next: The Howling (1981) https://www.justwatch.com/us/movie/the-howling