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Freaky Franchise

Feb 14, 2020

Everything we learned in the last movie was a lie. Well, not quite everything, but apparently Candyman was born and killed in New Orleans and didn't actually have anything to do with Cabrini Green at all. He's still got the bees, though! As we make our way through this film we'll try and make sense of the many...


Jan 31, 2020

Who can take a sunrise, sprinkle it with dew? Cover it in bees and a hook hand or two? The Candyman! That's right, we're talking about the 1992 film CANDYMAN. We'll discuss the creepy urban legend and the even creepier performance by Tony Todd. We'll also talk about gullets, chill babies, kissing bees, and...


Jan 17, 2020

After what feels like a lifetime (and is actually 7 months, which is still pretty long), we are finally ready to close the book on Friday the 13th. Join us as we talk about major themes like ableism, the male gaze, and the liminal aspects of summer camp, as well as the staying power of the franchise. We'll also play a...


Jan 3, 2020

Who's ready for a mashup? This week, we're talking about Freddy vs. Jason: a tale of resurrection, manipulation, and, of course, murder. We'll discuss the terrible choices that Freddy made during this film, and how much we would rather it was just two buds killing teens together. We'll also talk about Zutara, Baby...


Dec 24, 2019

It's been awhile, but we're finally back! And we decided that the best way to return would be with a holiday special. You might remember the 1969 animated classic Frosty the Snowman. You might not remember that Frosty is actually an ancient entity fueled by dark magic who likes to kidnap children and that Santa may or...