Posts filed under Horror

Episode 64: GHOULIES III - GHOULIES GO TO COLLEGE

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In this special Halloween episode of Tapeheads, Sean has Lyndsey watch his VHS copy of Ghoulies III: Ghoulies Go to College and things get dark really fast. Talking points include: the little monster craze of the 1980s, Patrick Labyorteaux, Matthew Lillard, and the disturbing parallels between Ghoulies Go to College and current events.

Posted on October 8, 2018 and filed under Episodes, Horror, Sean's Collection, Halloween, Holiday Episodes.

Episode 46: THE LOST BOYS

Michael! It's time to watch your VHS copy of The Lost Boys, Michael! It stars Jason Patric, Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Haim, Corey Feldman, Dianne Wiest, Edward Herrmann, Jami Gertz, and Barnard Hughes, Michael! It was directed by Joel Schumacher, Michael!

Posted on March 20, 2017 and filed under Horror, Sean's Collection.

Episode 40: ELVES

A chain-smoking department store Santa must stop a Nazi plot to create a new master race of two-foot elves on Christmas Eve! No, we're not making this up. It's 1989's Elves, starring Dan Haggerty (Grizzly Adams), a deep cut from Sean's holiday VHS collection. Topics include the trailer for Alien Seed, incest, rape culture, conspiracy theories, weirdo professors, cover art, and our favorite VHS Instagram accounts.

Posted on December 23, 2016 and filed under Episodes, Christmas, Holiday Episodes, Horror.

Episode 36: HALLOWEEN / HALLOWEEN II / HALLOWEEN H20 (1978-1998)

Dee-doo-doo-dee-doo-doo-dee-doo-dee-doo! This time we're doing not one, not two, but THREE spooky VHS selections with Sean's own specially curated "chillogy" (or "thrillogy") of select films in the Halloween series, specifically John Carpenter's classic 1978 original, Rick Rosenthal's direct sequel Halloween II, and Steve Miner's polished Halloween: H20, all starring Jamie Lee Curtis in her breakout role of Laurie Strode. Topics include Dean Cundey's beautiful cinematography, Donald Pleasance as Michael Myers' deranged hype man Dr. Loomis, the music, the masks, those other sequels, and so much more!

Posted on October 24, 2016 and filed under Halloween, Sean's Collection, Horror, Holiday Episodes.