From the bitter quest of the Queen of Longtrellis, to two mysterious sisters who provoke the passion of a king, to the King of Highhills obsessed with a giant Flea, these tales are inspired by the fairytales by Giambattista Basile. [more inside]
Stranger Things: Chapter Eight: The Upside Down Season 1, Ep 8
Dr. Brenner holds Hooper and Joyce for questioning while the boys wait with Eleven in the gym. Back at Will's, Nancy and Jonathan prepare for battle. (season finale)
Stranger Things: Chapter Seven: The Bathtub Season 1, Ep 7
Eleven struggles to reach Will, while Lucas warns that "the bad men are coming." Nancy and Jonathan show the police what Jonathan caught on camera. [more inside]
Chapter 6: The Monster Season 1, Ep 6
A frantic Jonathan looks for Nancy in the darkness, but Steve's looking for her too. Hopper and Joyce uncover the truth about the lab's experiments. [more inside]
Stranger Things: Chapter Five: The Flea and the Acrobat Season 1, Ep 5
Hopper breaks into the lab while Nancy and Jonathan confront the force that took Will. The boys ask Mr. Clarke how to travel to another dimension. [more inside]
Stranger Things: Chapter Four: The Body Season 1, Ep 4
Refusing to believe Will is dead, Joyce tries to connect with her son. The boys give Eleven a makeover. Nancy and Jonathan form an unlikely alliance. [more inside]
Stranger Things: Chapter Three: Holly, Jolly Season 1, Ep 3
An increasingly concerned Nancy looks for Barb and finds out what Jonathan's been up to. Joyce is convinced Will is trying to talk to her. [more inside]
Stranger Things: Chapter Two: The Weirdo on Maple Street Season 1, Ep 2
Lucas, Mike and Dustin try to talk to the girl they found in the woods. Hopper questions an anxious Joyce about an unsettling phone call. [more inside]
Stranger Things: Chapter One: The Vanishing of Will Byers Season 1, Ep 1
In a laboratory run by the U.S. Department of Energy, a Scientist is taken by an unseen force. Will Byers, a young boy goes missing after witnessing a strange creature on his bike ride home. After Will goes missing, a young girl appears at a restaurant wearing a hospital gown and shaved head. After running away from the restaurant, Lucas, Mike and Dustin, Will's friends, find her in the woods during a storm.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: THE BRAIN THAT WOULDN'T DIE Season 5, Ep 13
"Fantastic! Weird! Horrifying!" "Alive...Without A Body... Fed By An Unspeakable Horror From Hell!" How gifted does a doctor have to be that, when his GF is decapitated in a crash, his thought is, "I can fix this!" Two-for-two on a bad idea streak, he goes out and tries to kill attractive women so he can get her a new chassis. This movie teaches us that not only are free-standing heads capable of speech, they can communicate with horrible monsters. It's Mike Nelson's first episode as host, and boy, they change a lot of things with this episode, including updating the set and changing the door sequence! It's a pretty good episode riffing-wise, too. YouTube (1h31m) Premiered October 30, 1993. Did you know there is a stage musical based on the film, "Head: The Musical!" (Vimeo 1h40m) [more inside]
A college girl introduces her mother to her girlfriend... who happens to be a vampire. [more inside]
Carlos Rolando finds more than he bargained for during his meditations. Dan encounters a strange new friend. And the collection of Ms. Cassandra Wall is made available for viewing.
Bates Motel: Norman Season 4, Ep 10
The season finale. [more inside]
After being mortally wounded and taken to the morgue, murderer Jason Voorhees spontaneously revives and embarks on a killing spree as he makes his way back to his home at Camp Crystal Lake. [more inside]
Bates Motel: Forever Season 4, Ep 9
Norma and Norman attempt to reconnect as they plan for the future; Dylan and Romero decide to take action for Norman's own good. [more inside]
Jesse talks about being born in the Visser building. Mr. Davenport reassures Dan, but only slightly. And Samuel lectures his congregation regarding cycles, stories, and exploitations.
It is hard to believe, but the next Friday the 13th is right around the corner and that means the fourth edition of the Friday the 13th movie club is ready to go. [more inside]
While attending a dinner party at his former home, a man thinks his ex-wife and her new husband have sinister intentions for their guests.
Tanya calls to check in on Dan. Mr. Davenport disapproves of this. And Melody hears an otherworldly opera that speaks to her very soul.
"A few weeks ago, my friend Daniel Powell disappeared. Before he vanished, he sent me hours and hours of audio he’d collected while working as an archivist for the HHCNYS. The tapes are… strange. I’m not entirely sure if they’re real or not, but I’m posting them in the hope that someone can tell me what’s happened to Dan." In the spirit of The Black Tapes, Limetown, and The Message comes Archive 81. [more inside]
Jack, a social outcast, is thrust out of his comfort zone when the outside world bangs on his door and he can't contain his violent past.
iZombie: Reflections of the Way Liv Used to Be Season 2, Ep 17
Liv and Detective Babineaux are investigating the murder of Bailey Barker, a type-A, ambitious, hyper-competitive and driven student near the top of her class. After consuming Bailey’s brain we see Liv become very much like the girl she was before becoming a zombie. Meanwhile, things seem to be going from bad to worse for Major, and Blaine reaches out to Ravi for help.
A singer's car breaks down deep in the woods. [more inside]
iZombie: Pour Some Sugar, Zombie Season 2, Ep 16
Liv consumes the brain of a recently murdered stripper and uncovers some extremely useful information. Meanwhile, Blaine isn’t quite himself lately, and Ravi makes a startling discovery. Lastly, Major and Ravi are helping Peyton move back in with Liv when she receives a surprising phone call.
Several people are hunted by a cruel serial killer who kills his victims in their dreams. When the survivors are trying to find the reason for being chosen, the murderer won't lose any chance to kill them as soon as they fall asleep. [more inside]
The next selection is Calvaire (The Ordeal) a Belgian horror film that pays respect to Psycho. [more inside]
iZombie: He Blinded Me with Science Season 2, Ep 15
While investigating the murder of a research scientist who was recently demoted at her job, Liv and Detective Babineaux are shocked to learn where she had been employed. Meanwhile, Blaine pays Ravi a visit at the morgue, and Liv discovers something new about Drake.
A brilliant but eccentric scientist begins to transform into a giant man/fly hybrid after one of his experiments goes horribly wrong. [more inside]
Waking up from a car accident, a young woman finds herself in the basement of a man who says he's saved her life from a chemical attack that has left the outside uninhabitable.
Z Nation: Season 2 (All Episodes) Season 2, Ep 0
[splorch] [more inside]
The Egyptian vampire lady Miriam subsists upon the blood of her lovers. In return the guys or girls don't age... until Miriam has enough of them. Unfortunately that's currently the case ... [more inside]
Alex uncovers more connections between the mysterious grimoire and the Order of the Ceonophus, and discovers that there might be more to her insomnia than meets the eye. [more inside]
The Walking Dead: Not Tomorrow Yet Season 6, Ep 12
Rick and the others determine that the only way to keep peace in Alexandria, is to wage a war with a new enemy.
Two American college students on a walking tour of Britain are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists. [more inside]
A couple on a trip through the Irish countryside find themselves hunted by a creature who only attacks at night. [more inside]
A family in 1630s New England is torn apart by the forces of witchcraft, black magic and possession. A New England Folk Tale [more inside]
Two criminals and their hostages unknowingly seek temporary refuge in an establishment populated by vampires, at time when Quentin Tarantino was still cool, George Clooney wasn't an established star, and Danny Trejo was just "oh yeah that guy!" Bloody mayhem ensues. [more inside]
Rachel, a rookie cop, is about to begin her first night shift in a neglected police station in a Scottish, backwater town. A hit-and-run victim brought into the station for safekeeping turns out to be altogether more than they bargained for. [more inside]
Can you make it through the terrors of Ask Ken and Robin, when Sean Maclean asks us how to run survival horror? If so, the Tradecraft Hut awaits, where we deliver our promised full segment on legendary M15 counterintelligence honcho Maxwell Knight. [more inside]
Scottish director Brian O'Malley's 2014 film is a clever melding of John Carpenter eras, mixing the police under siege vibe from Assault on Precinct 13 with a bit of the supernatural, a la Prince of Darkness. Stars The Woman's Pollyanna McIntosh and Game of Thrones' Liam Cunningham. Discussion goes live on 2/19. [more inside]
In a post-apocalyptic wasteland, a comic book fan dons the persona of his favourite hero to save his enthusiastic friend and fight a tyrannical overlord. [more inside]
Mystery Science Theater 3000: TORMENTED Season 4, Ep 14
"A Ghost-Woman Owned Him Body and Soul!" "Her lips, cold as a tomb! Her caress, a naked chill!" Tom's former lover Vi threatens to reveal herself to his bride-to-be, so he lets her fall to her death, but that is only the beginning of her now-ghostly campaign against him. Another outing from the most prolific director of MST movies, Bert I. "Mr BIG" Gordon. It's a good episode, and it's not really that bad of a movie! Thanks again, Bert. YouTube (1h32m) Premiered September 26, 1992. Without riffing at the Internet Archive (1h16m) [more inside]
A young woman grieving the loss of her mother, a famous scream queen from the 1980s, finds herself pulled into the world of her mom's most famous movie. Reunited, the women must fight off the film's maniacal killer. [more inside]
American Horror Story: Be Our Guest Season 5, Ep 12
Everybody dies, probably. I don't know. Look, this is the fifth season of this show, you know how things go around here. [more inside]
Sexy vampires and their sexy vampire problems. [more inside]
Next time on MeFi Horror Club, it's our first film for 2016: Xan Cassavettes's Kiss of the Damned (2013)! Discussion thread to go live on Friday, January 8. [more inside]
A research station in the Antarctic is infiltrated by a shape-shifting alien... uh... thing that assumes the appearance of the people it kills. [more inside]
Farscape: Eat Me Rewatch Season 3, Ep 6
The crew of Moya come across a diseased Leviathan used by the Peacekeepers as a prison for the criminally insane. It has been taken over by an individual who "twins" the humanoid inhabitants of the ship and uses them as a food source.[via]
The next MeFi Horror Club post will go live on Friday, December the 25th. Christmas Day! In that spirit, we'll be watching John Carpenter's snowy 1982 classic, The Thing. [more inside]
APR reporter Lia Haddock receives the answers she's been seeking in the season one finale of Limetown.