Offbeat Episodes

Slashers Offbeat 80'S Horror

TO ALL A GOODNIGHT (1980) with CREEPY KITCH

Dec. 4, 2021

Before SILENT NIGHT DEADLY NIGHT, there was another Psycho Santa out to ruin your Christmas. Directed by DAVID HESS, star of LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT, TO ALL A GOODNIGHT (1980) is the cautionary tale of a group of finishing sc…

Offbeat Satantists/Cults

BEYOND THE DOOR (1974) with CREEPY KITCH - ""The child must be born..."

Oct. 8, 2021

Beyond the door of THE NIGHTMARE CLOSET waiting to make me confront my childhood terrors lies... BEYOND THE DOOR from 1974 (aka CHI SEI? ) In this utterly shameless ripoff of both THE EXORCIST and ROSEMARY'S BABY , Jessica's…

Offbeat Comedies Sci Fi

PG: PSYCHO GOREMAN (2020) with ALLISON NOWACKI & BRYAN POLK

July 26, 2021

"I Do Not Care For Hunky Boys...Or do I???" July 26th marks eleven years since ScreamQueenz first hit the airwaves. Celebrate this dubious milestone and the end of this season with a sci-fi horror comedy love letter to the '…

Offbeat Satantists/Cults Witches Grindhouse

BROTHERHOOD OF SATAN (1971) with GROOVY DOOM's BILL VAN RYN & SAM PANICO

July 9, 2021

"My God...They're All Mad." For the first time in a long time, the door of THE NIGHTMARE CLOSET is about to slowly swing open once again and unleash another movie that completely traumatized me when I saw it as a child. This…

LGBT+ Themes Offbeat Hidden Gems

"I'm Your Girlfriend Now..." - BUTCHER, BAKER, NIGHTMARE MAKER with MATT KNIFE & CUBBY HALL

June 19, 2021

Our PRIDE MONTH celebration continues with a look at the truly unusual, blood-streaked 1981 psychological thriller BUTCHER, BAKER, NIGHTMARE MAKER aka NIGHT WARNING . Billy, an orphaned teenager, finds himself being dominate…

LGBT+ Themes Slashers Offbeat Hidden Gems

POPCORN (1991) with DAN DOMINGUES & PETER ADAMSON

June 4, 2021

"Everything's a movie to me..." Kick off your Pride Month festivities with this deep dive into the movie that was meta before meta was cool, the moviehouse movie-within-a-movie massacre motion picture POPCORN from 1991. Tuck…

Classics Offbeat Comedies NOT A Horror Movie

MURDER BY DEATH (1976) with CHRYSTEN PEDDIE

May 7, 2021

"This entire murder has been... catered !" You are cordially invited to spend the weekend with the world's greatest detectives in a spooky old mansion! Enjoy an invisible dinner, a fiendish murder, and the chance to win a mi…

Offbeat Canadian Horror Hidden Gems

PIN (1988) with MAYA MURPHY & JOE LIPSETT

April 23, 2021

"He's family..." Our salute to CANADIAN HORROR movies continues with a chat about the deeply unsettling (and tragically out-of-print at this time) psychosexual thriller, PIN from 1988. A young man develops an unhealthy attac…

Offbeat Comedies

BLACK SHEEP (2006)

March 26, 2021

"Get Ready for the Violence of the Lambs..." It is a fact that there are more sheep in New Zealand. This tidbit of truth makes the New Zealand-based horror-comedy BLACK SHEEP all the more delicious! Thanks to brilliant gooey…

Women In Horror Offbeat

SWALLOW (2020) with ALAN ROWE KELLY & NICOLE DAVIS

Feb. 19, 2021

Our celebration of WOMEN IN HORROR MONTH continues with a discussion of the powerful and controversial film SWALLOW . I am delighted to be joined by two very special guests: gender-bending queer horror filmmaker ALAN ROWE KE…

Slashers Offbeat

Enjoy this Free Episode of THE FINAL REEl: A Patreon Premium Podcast - "The Car" (1977) * "Pool Party Massacre" (2017)

Jan. 14, 2021

This episode is dedicated in loving memory to Steven Stein Grainger. The previously announced episode on DEATH DROP GORGEOUS had to be unavoidably delayed in order to properly grieve the loss of a cherished friend. Instead, …

LGBT+ Themes Zombies Offbeat Comedies Musicals?!?

ANNA AND THE APOCALYPSE (2017)

Dec. 24, 2020

Happy holidays, my Beautiful Screamerz! I let YOU pick the movie for this LISTENER TAKEOVER episode, and you chose the Scottish Christmas zombie musical ANNA AND THE APOCALYPSE (2017). On hand to join in the toe-tappin' gut-…

LGBT+ Themes Offbeat NOT A Horror Movie

THE SHAPE OF WATER is Queer AF! - with MAYA MURPHY

June 8, 2020

“It was never too late to exchange the things you believed defined you for something better.” -Guillermo Del Toro To kick off Pride Month, I've chosen to discuss GUILLERMO DEL TORO's Oscar-winning fantasy film, THE SHAPE OF …

Guest: Maya Murphy
Zombies Offbeat Comedies Canadian Horror

“Teeth, Tammy!” – FIDO (2006) with DAN COHEN & CHRYSTEN PEDDIE

May 21, 2020

A Heartwarmingly wholesome tale of a boy and his.... zombie ?? FIDO , directed by ANDREW CURRIE , takes to a picture perfect pop art white picket fence and apple pie post-zombie apocalypse 1950's style world where the undead…

Slashers Offbeat Comedies Hidden Gems

“See? Fork!” – SHOCK VALUE (2014) with DAN DOMINGUES

May 8, 2020

– My 50th Birthday Celebration continues as THE CRAPSHOOT returns! My never-ending quest to find a diamond in the shit pile of VOD horror movie releases led me to a little film called SHOCK VALUE , a blackly comic yet chilli…