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Fear the Walking Dead: Cobalt  Season 1, Ep 5

The National Guard's plan for the neighborhood is revealed; Travis and Madison make a difficult decision. A new black male character appears, taking bets on how long he lasts.
posted by Brandon Blatcher on Sep 27, 2015 - 34 comments

Movie: Frogs

A group of hapless victims celebrate a birthday on an island estate crawling with evil frogs. [more inside]
posted by bakerina on Sep 25, 2015 - 6 comments

Podcast: Limetown: Episode 2: Winona

American Public Radio journalist Lia Haddock shares the first interview in recorded history with a survivor from Limetown. [more inside]
posted by yasaman on Sep 23, 2015 - 23 comments

Scream Queens: Pilot  Season 1, Ep 1

In the latest horror-comedy-farce from the minds of Brad Falchuk and Ryan Murphy, the audience is introduced to the Kappa Kappa Tau sorority, which is being haunted by a figure in a red devil costume. Grace Gardner is our heroine (of sorts), who comes into the sorority as an effort to find out what happened to her mother so many years ago in the same house. Chanel Oberlin is the current queen of the castle in KKT, and her general unpleasantness guides the opening intrigues of the show. Crusty old dean, Cathy Munsch, has cracked open the exclusive club of KKT (much to Chanel's dismay), leading a band of misfits to rush the sorority, and provide a cast of red shirts who will likely be picked off as the season progresses. [more inside]
posted by codacorolla on Sep 23, 2015 - 16 comments

Podcast: Limetown: Episode 1: What We Know

Ten years ago, over three hundred men, women and children disappeared from a small town in Tennessee, never to be heard from again. In this seven-part podcast, American Public Radio host Lia Haddock asks the question once more, "What happened to the people of Limetown?" [more inside]
posted by yasaman on Sep 21, 2015 - 25 comments

MeFi Horror Club: Frogs

A wealthy family is menaced during a Fourth of July birthday party by an army of ruthless amphibians, reptiles, and birds. [more inside]
posted by bakerina on Sep 18, 2015 - 4 comments

Movie: The Visitor

The soul of a young girl with telekinetic powers becomes the prize in a fight between forces of God and the Devil. [more inside]
posted by naju on Sep 14, 2015 - 10 comments

Fear the Walking Dead: The Dog  Season 1, Ep 3

After they escape a riot, Travis, Liza and Chris seek refuge with the Salazars while Madison defends her home.
posted by Brandon Blatcher on Sep 13, 2015 - 45 comments

Mefi Horror Club Volunteer?

Anyone interested in picking the next horror selection? [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Sep 13, 2015 - 15 comments

Movie: Killers

A serial killer and journalist form an unusual bond when they encounter each other on a website where users upload videos of murders. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Sep 12, 2015 - 0 comments

Movie: Nightbreed

A troubled young man is drawn to a mythical place called Midian where a variety of monsters are hiding from humanity. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Sep 11, 2015 - 11 comments

Movie: The Serpent and the Rainbow

Released four years after the first Elm Street movie, The Serpent and the Rainbow (trailer) drops Bill Pullman into the middle of 1970s Haiti to investigate cases of alleged real-life Voodoo zombification. One of Wes Craven's more religious-themed movies, with a premise loosely based on the (arguably) non-fiction book by the same name, the film gives Craven a chance to build upon a real-world mystery in applying his signature concoction of visually stylish horror, twisting storylines, and the oft-blurred line between the dream world and reality.
posted by churl on Sep 9, 2015 - 5 comments

Mefi Horror Club: Killers

This movie is about the odd connection that evolves between a psychopathic executive and a journalist. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Sep 4, 2015 - 2 comments

Movie: A Field in England

Amid the Civil War in 17th-century England, a group of deserters flee from battle through an overgrown field. Captured by an alchemist, the men are forced to help him search to find a hidden treasure that he believes is buried in the field. [more inside]
posted by naju on Aug 31, 2015 - 23 comments

Fear the Walking Dead: So Close, Yet So Far  Season 1, Ep 2

While Madison struggles to keep Nick from a crippling withdrawal, Travis ventures out to find his son before the city of Los Angeles falls.
posted by Brandon Blatcher on Aug 30, 2015 - 59 comments

Movie: Creep

When a videographer answers a Craigslist ad for a one-day job in a remote mountain town, he finds his client is not at all what he initially seems. Trailer [more inside]
posted by The Whelk on Aug 28, 2015 - 8 comments

Fear the Walking Dead: Pilot  Season 1, Ep 1

Strange things are happening in Los Angeles, as we meet a family struggling to deal with their drug addicted son.
posted by Brandon Blatcher on Aug 24, 2015 - 52 comments

Mefi Horror Club: Creep (2014)

Next up for the MeFi Horror Club, Creep, a low budget single camera movie about a craigslist job that goes wrong. Notable for Mark Duplass' eponymous performance and how so much of it is normal everyday creep behavior turned up a bit.
posted by The Whelk on Aug 21, 2015 - 4 comments

Movie: You're Next

When the Davison family comes under attack during their wedding anniversary getaway, the gang of mysterious killers soon learns that one of the victims harbors a secret talent for fighting back. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 14, 2015 - 19 comments

Movie: Lost Soul: The Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley's Island of Dr. Moreau

Behind the scenes chronicle of how clash of vision, bad creative decisions, lack of interest and really bad weather plagued the disastrous production of the 1996 adaptation of The Island of Dr. Moreau.
posted by brundlefly on Aug 7, 2015 - 17 comments

MeFi Horror Club: You're Next (2011)

Next up for MeFi Horror Club: on August 13th, we'll be discussing You're Next (2011) by Adam Wingard. This is a kind of convention-tweaking slasher film, with considerably more energy and fluidity than standard slasher fare. It makes for a pleasing pivot from how these stories usually unfold. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 6, 2015 - 5 comments

Movie: Killer Klowns from Outer Space

Killer Klowns from Outer Space is a 1988 American science fiction horror comedy movie made by The Chiodo Brothers and starring Grant Cramer and Suzanne Snyder. [more inside]
posted by Literaryhero on Jul 31, 2015 - 4 comments

Movie: Evil Dead II

When friends Sam Raimi and Bruce Campbell set out to turn their 1978 short Within the Woods into a full-length film on a shoestring budget, what they came up with was The Evil Dead; a nauseating film, sure, but also a thunderstorm in a bottle that managed to splice black comedy with innovative technique to make a hugely beloved cult horror mainstay. But how could anybody follow up such an apparent fluke with a sequel? Well, if you're Raimi and Campbell, you take another run at the same story, with the insanity turned up to 11, and in the process you practically invent a new genre of film.
posted by churl on Jul 28, 2015 - 11 comments

Movie: The Night of the Hunter

If ever there was a movie that could be called "virtually indescribable," this one is it. Loosely, though, it's about a con artist (Robert Mitchum) posing, or at least halfway believing himself to be, a traveling preacher who, during a short prison stay, meets a man sentenced to death, one who had stolen and hidden $10,000. The would-be preacher learns that the man will soon have a window (Shelley Winters), and an idea is born. What follows is half-gritty Depression era crime tale, half Southern Gothic/Grimm Fairy Tale (and or Good vs. Evil fable), as he tries to track down the money, via the widow's children. Now playing through July 23 at Watch TCM, available with a cable sign-in. [more inside]
posted by raysmj on Jul 16, 2015 - 15 comments

Movie: Killer's Moon

TALES FROM THE WHEEL OF SCHLOCK... In this instalment, we find a truly deplorable exploitation film that figures on two outdoor enthusiasts, a busload of British schoolgirls waylaid on a trip to a singing competition, and four Kubrick inspired escaped mental patients who of course have been dosed with LSD and told that they're in a waking dream. I mean, why not. (Warning: The film contains scenes of sexual violence) [more inside]
posted by codacorolla on Jun 23, 2015 - 8 comments

Steven Universe: Keeping It Together  Season 2, Ep 11

The Crystal Gems find a sinister secret in the Kindergarten.
posted by Small Dollar on Jun 17, 2015 - 20 comments

Being Human UK?

Any interest is doing a Being human rewatch? [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Jun 8, 2015 - 2 comments

Movie: Here Comes the Devil

A married couple's children disappear on a day trip into the mountains outside Tijuana. That's bad. Then they come back. That's worse. [more inside]
posted by kittens for breakfast on Jun 4, 2015 - 5 comments

MeFi Horror Club: Here Comes the Devil

A married couple's children disappear on a day trip into the mountains outside Tijuana. That's bad. Then they come back. That's worse. Here Comes the Devil is the next MeFi Horror Club pick. [more inside]
posted by kittens for breakfast on May 28, 2015 - 4 comments

Movie: Berberian Sound Studio

A sound engineer's work for an Italian horror studio becomes a terrifying case of life imitating art. [more inside]
posted by Artw on May 22, 2015 - 9 comments

MeFi Horror Club: Berberian Sound Studio

Toby Jones is hired as a sound engineer for Italian horror film "The Equestrian Vortex", or is something more sinister going on? It's Berberian Sound Studio, the next MeFi Horror Club film! [more inside]
posted by Artw on May 15, 2015 - 6 comments

Movie: Don't Look Now

John and Laura Baxter (Donald Sutherland and Julie Christie) move to Venice after the tragic drowning of their young daughter. There they encounter eerie visions, omens, psychic sisters and (of course) murders. [more inside]
posted by brundlefly on May 8, 2015 - 10 comments

MeFi Horror Club: Don't Look Now

John and Laura Baxter (Donald Sutherland and Julie Christie) move to Venice after the tragic drowning of their young daughter. There they encounter eerie visions, omens, psychic sisters and (of course) murders. [more inside]
posted by brundlefly on May 2, 2015 - 0 comments

Movie: Jacob's Ladder

A veteran attempts to discover the truth about a devastating attack on his unit in Vietnam years earlier, while reality crumbles around him and gives way to demonic, nightmarish visions. [more inside]
posted by Joakim Ziegler on Apr 24, 2015 - 10 comments

Mystery Science Theater 3000: POD PEOPLE  Season 3, Ep 3

aka The Unearthling, Extra-Terrestrial Visitors, Tales of Trumpy, The Return of E.T. and Los Nuevos Extraterrestres. (1983, Color, Spain, Aliens, Science Fiction, Knockoff, Horror) Movie A: Poachers in the woods incur the wrath of a mysterious entity who starts hunting them. Movie B: A singing group in the city decides to go on vacation. Movie C: A lonely adopted boy grows from a huge egg a magic aardvark he names Trumpy. The movies collide, people get killed, cut, wrap, print. A particularly beloved episode of our favorite movie-mocking cowtown puppet show, and the source of one of its most enduring catchphrases. (YouTube 1h37m) First aired June 15, 1991. [more inside]
posted by JHarris on Apr 23, 2015 - 24 comments

MeFi Horror Club: Jacob's Ladder (1990)

Jacob Singer (Tim Robbins) is a postal worker in New York City in 1975 who experiences frightening hallucinations and breaks with reality that are possibly related to a devastating attack on his unit in Vietnam four years earlier. As he tries to figure out what's going on, things turn even stranger and more sinister. [more inside]
posted by Joakim Ziegler on Apr 20, 2015 - 2 comments

MeFi Horror Club: The Host (2006)

In The Host, toxic chemicals create a monster of a problem in Seoul, South Korea. The director is Bong Joon-ho of Snowpiercer fame. It's funny, scary, and good fun. This is the pick for April 10. [more inside]
posted by Ik ben afgesneden on Apr 2, 2015 - 4 comments

Movie: The Babadook

A single mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her. [more inside]
posted by tel3path on Mar 31, 2015 - 34 comments

Movie: Housebound

Kylie Bucknell is forced to return to the house she grew up in when the court places her on home detention. However, when she too becomes privy to unsettling whispers & strange bumps in the night, she begins to wonder whether she's inherited her overactive imagination, or if the house is in fact possessed by a hostile spirit who's less than happy about the new living arrangement. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Mar 27, 2015 - 7 comments

Movie: It Follows

After a strange sexual encounter, a teenager finds herself haunted by nightmarish visions and the inescapable sense that something is after her. [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Mar 22, 2015 - 62 comments

MeFi Horror Club: Housebound (2014)

The pick for March 27th will be Housebound. A surly bank robber is sentenced to house arrest at her parents' home, and a malevolent spirit isn't any happier about it than she is. canistream.it listing [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Mar 20, 2015 - 3 comments

Movie: Friday the 13th Part 2

Friday the 13th Part 2 is a 1981 American horror film directed by Steve Miner. It is a direct sequel to Friday the 13th, picking up five years after that film's conclusion, where a new murderer stalks camp counselors at a nearby training camp. The film marks the first time Jason Voorhees is the antagonist. [more inside]
posted by Literaryhero on Mar 13, 2015 - 5 comments

Helix: Vade in Pace  Season 2, Ep 8

Amy makes a play for control, the CDC team gets a lead on a cure just a strike force prepares to pull them off the island and Sarah finally finds her missing fetus.
posted by Brandon Blatcher on Mar 7, 2015 - 2 comments

MeFi Horror Club: Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)

Friday the 13th Part 2 is a 1981 American horror film directed by Steve Miner. It is a direct sequel to Friday the 13th, picking up five years after that film's conclusion, where a new murderer stalks camp counselors at a nearby training camp. The film marks the first time Jason Voorhees is the antagonist. [more inside]
posted by Literaryhero on Mar 5, 2015 - 2 comments

Movie: Near Dark

A small-town farmer's son reluctantly joins a traveling group of vampires after he is turned by a beautiful drifter. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Mar 1, 2015 - 10 comments

Movie: The Orphanage

The Orphanage is a Spanish language horror film produced by Guillermo Del Toro, and directed by Juan Antonio Bayona. It is the story of a woman returning to her childhood home—an orphanage—with her husband and adopted son, intending to reopen the facility. [more inside]
posted by GrumpyDan on Feb 27, 2015 - 10 comments

Movie: Detention

Detention is a hyperfrenetic high school comedy / horror genre mash-up from Torque director Joseph Kahn. [more inside]
posted by RobotHero on Feb 24, 2015 - 6 comments

The Walking Dead: The Distance  Season 5, Ep 11

A newcomer shows up looking so fresh and so clean, offering hope to our merry band of survivors. [more inside]
posted by cashman on Feb 23, 2015 - 51 comments

MeFi Horror Club: The Orphanage (2007)

The Orphanage is the story of a woman returning to her childhood home—an orphanage—with her husband and adopted son, intending to reopen the facility. Produced by mefi favorite Guillermo del Toro, The Orphanage is praised by critics for its spooky atmosphere, good acting, and emotional core. [more inside]
posted by GrumpyDan on Feb 20, 2015 - 5 comments

Helix: Oubliette  Season 2, Ep 5

Kyle and Peter leave the wounded Sarah in the care of Grandma Agnes. Brother Michael has a staff meeting to motivate Ann and Amy. Brother Landry and Amy experience ups and downs in their relationships. Alan and Peter try work on their sibling issues. Caleb and Julia have a nice chat around the campfire as he sews up her wounds. Everyone asks lots of questions and the matter of legacies keeps coming up.
posted by Brandon Blatcher on Feb 14, 2015 - 2 comments

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