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Monday
Apr212014

Episode 082: Brainscan (1994)

Step inside the virtual world for the newest episode of 100 Years of Horror, featuring the V.R.-heavy film, "Brainscan", from 1994. Starring 90s "it-kid" Edward Furlong and Frank Langella, this film tells the story of a young man's desire to step into another world, but not ready for the effects his actions have once people start winding up dead...in real life.

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Monday
Apr142014

Episode 081: Body Melt (1993)

Things get oozy and goopy on this edition of 100 Years of Horror, and not only because the Phantom Erik, Lester Reaper and special guest William are covering 1993's "Body Melt". The Phantom is a little plugged up this time around, but that won't stop them from plugging through this Ozploitation flick and associated 'splatstick' films, or films that use slime and gore for knee-slapping humor.

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Tuesday
Apr082014

Episode 080: Demonic Toys (1992)

Did Lester's head just move, or was that your imagination? Tune in to this trip back to the early 90s, during the heights of toy horror as the Phantom Erik and Lester let loose 1992's "Demonic Toys" from Charles Band's Full Moon Pictures. An ancient spirit is looking for a new host to inhabit, and to do so he must subdue a small group of people locked in a warehouse with his army of demonic toys.

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Monday
Mar312014

Episode 079: Popcorn (1991)

It's been a long journey, but the Phantom Erik and Lester Reaper have now found themselves in the 1990s with no idea what to expect next. Luckily, for this episode anyway, they get some assistance with fellow film enthusiast and podcast extroardinaire, Gary Hill from the Cinema Beef and Sausagefest Review podcasts. On this episode, they join forces to discuss the fun, campy "Popcorn" from 1991 and its forward-looking "meta" theme of showing films within a film and a killer stalking an old theater.

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Monday
Mar242014

Episode 078: Begotten (1990)

Have the Phantom Erik and Lester Reaper finally found a film to leave them speechless? Join them for this rather short encounter with their very odd 1990 film, "Begotten". Most of our journey has been spent in the pop culture realm of horror film, but this week we join the Phantom and Lester explore the more nitsche realm of art film horror, focusing on this uniquely shot and framed film from E. Elias Merhige.

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Monday
Mar172014

Episode 077: The Cellar (1989)

Descend into "The Cellar" from 1989 with the Phantom Erik and Lester this week as they discuss this final film from the decade that was the '80s. The duo looks back to the action-packed past 10 years while framing their discussion around this film, and its theme of a Native American curse manifesting in a bloodthirsty demon monster.

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Tuesday
Mar112014

Episode 076: The Serpent & the Rainbow (1988)

The chanting and magic spells continue this week on 100 Years of Horror as the Phantom Erik and Lester Reaper continue their world travels to study the ancient, mystical religions of the world. This week, they're in Haiti alongside Bill Pullman as the ethnobotanist Dennis Allen, studying voodoo culture and the strange concoctions of medicine and poison that the police state is serving up to rebels in 1988's "The Serpent & the Rainbow".

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Tuesday
Mar042014

Episode 075: The Believers (1987)

Come on in, the Phantom Erik and Lester Reaper welcome you to another ritual serv- er, podcast on the 100 Years of Horror! This week, they're immersing themselves in late 80s panic with Satanic Ritual Abuse. Though Hollywood was averse to touching this subject on the screen, there were a few films featuring strange cult rituals.

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Monday
Feb242014

Episode 074: From Beyond (1986)

If you're ready for another episode of 100 Years of Horror, then boot up that Resonator and let the Phantom Erik, Lester Reaper and their old pal William enter your world from another plane of existence with 1986's 'From Beyond'! From director Stuart Gordon, this HP Lovecraft-inspired story shows what strange and frightening things can really happen when two universes merge.

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Monday
Feb172014

Episode 073: Cat's Eye (1985)

Look through the Eye of the Phantom Erik and Lester Reaper, as they look through the Eye of Stephen King and his 1985 film, "Cat's Eye". It's an anthology film that's 2 parts adaptation, 1 part original story, and all parts original screenplay from the King of Horror himself. As such, the Phantom attempts to conquer the subject of Stephen King and his immeasurable contributions to multiple horror mediums, including horror cinema itself.

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