It’s Alan here, the half of AOF that is definitely NOT a parent. We’ve mentioned on the show several times that parenting has proven to be a trending theme in our horror movies lately, but I was not expecting that it would pop up in all three films I saw this weekend. (This will be a mostly spoiler-free commentary, btw.) The first film was Brightburn, the story that presents a dark version of the Superman origin story. Ok, this one was pretty obviously going to…Continue Reading “The Horror Of Parenting”

This episode is brought to you by Alan’s love for weirdness. If you’ve ever wondered what kind of strange films the internet has uniquely provided over the years, or would like some of your favorite hidden gems to be given some love, check this out.   Below is a list of films discussed. Feel free to check these out and let us know if we missed any. You can comment here, or go to our Facebook page and comment there. EARLY INTERNET HORROR MONDO MEDIA on…Continue Reading “Episode 7: What is Internet Horror?”

Michael Myers Halloween

In our inaugural year for Anatomy of Fear, we couldn’t NOT share our thoughts about one of the most important franchises in horror history. So where do we fall on these rankings? Alan’s Ranking Most of the films in this franchise I hadn’t seen in their entirety until a few weeks ago. The original I’ve seen a bunch of times, but the rest not so much. So take my opinion as that of someone that does not have the rose colored glasses of nostalgia to…Continue Reading “Alan and Brandon’s Obligatory Ranking of Halloween Franchise”

The Terminator

Episode Six: Action Horror and The Terminator Welcome to the sixth episode of The Anatomy of Fear. On this episode, similar to our last episode on musicals,  we may be heading into new territory for a horror podcast: action horror with a feature on The Terminator. If you’d like to skip past our catching up, and head right to the discussion on The Terminator, jump forward to around 1:25:00 mark. This may be our most relaxed and conversational podcast yet, so we chat a bit at the beginning, but…Continue Reading “Episode Six: Action Horror and The Terminator”

The Anatomy of Fear Episode 4 – The New French Extremity – Martyrs Welcome to the fourth episode of The Anatomy of Fear. On this episode, we’re going to be talking about the New French Extremity, with a focus on 2008s Martyrs. If you’re just tuning to our show for the first time, we try to take a little bit deeper of a look into the sub-genres, societal issues and other influencers of film. Alan hits us with some deeper analytical thinking, while Brandon goes on…Continue Reading “Episode 4 – Martyrs Review: What’s The Deal With The New French Extremity?”

The Exorcist

The Anatomy of Fear Horror Podcast Episode 3 This is our first analytical episode, and we decided to start with one of the most study-able horror movies out there! We wanted to figure out why audiences from all walks of life and from many different religious backgrounds came to love this movie. How does a person of faith view this movie differently from one that is not? Does the film answer the question of where evil comes from, and if so, what is the answer?…Continue Reading “Episode 3: The Exorcist Review – Where Does Evil Come From?”