We’ve nailed the doors and windows shut and searched the Playlist bunker for anything —axes, knives, chainsaws, our laptops— we can use as a weapon. Particularly this time of year, we’re under constant threat of bad horror movies. This threat would be almost unbearable were it not for the occasional smart and artfully-made scary flicks that make it onto our screens and then our nightmares (check out the 25 Best Horror Films Of The 21st Century So Far). The invasion began a long time ago, so we’ve had plenty of time to prepare our best defense: another long-winded, erudite podcast in which we get real and figure out just what it is we’re talking about when we talk about the horror genre as it stands right here and now.
Host Erik McClanahan is joined by contributors Cory Everett and Drew Taylor, and we have many concerns. On this episode we discuss: dream directors we’d love to see make a horror picture, who/what can reinvigorate the genre, directors already doing great work you should seek out and more.
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