John ‘The Jigsaw Killer’ Kramer has done the unthinkable: somehow made the Saw movies the most popular horror franchise of the mid-00s. Swapping a coherent plot for buckets of blood and gore, the Saw series leans on its shock value to distract from its overly convoluted and under-written continuity. “Want to play a game?” No. Now take your pig mask and get out of here.
Death has a plan… and apparently that plan involves a horror movie pentalogy of wavering quality. The Final Destination series turns Death into an unstoppable force with a penchant for overly complicated Rube Goldberg killing machines. Boasting a cast of horror icons from Devon Sawa (Casper) to David Koechner (The Comebacks), you need to listen to this episode before it’s too late!
On their inaugural horror movie journey, hosts Taylor Fleming and Stephanie Ridgeway travel to rural Texas to see what Leatherface and the Sawyer family have been up to. From the terror, grit and almost documentary feel of The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) to an unnecessarily confusing and derivative origin story with Leatherface (2017). How does Leatherface transform from chainsaw-wielding icon to the pretty young teen love interest? Tune in and find out how we got here.
This week on Talkin’ Tuong we bring in The Making Box’s Evelyn Barb & Lindsay Todd as we all try to make sense of Netflix’s Horse Girl starring Alison Brie. Are there horses in this movie? Are there girls in this movie? What the hell is going on in this movie?! Tune in to find out!