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UNH 59 – List-o-Mania: Werewolves

The legend of the Lycanthrope is vast throughout human history. This week, UNH presents another fun-filled List-o-Mania episodes where we discuss our top best and worst werewolf films. We’ve got lots of wonderful feedback from you, our listeners, this week. … Continue reading

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UNH 58: The Lords of Salem

This week, UNH travels to Salem, Massachusetts as we discuss Rob Zombie’s THE LORDS OF SALEM (2013). We explore the film’s interpretation of historical events, its cinematic influences, and its effectiveness in blending these elements with a commentary on addiction. … Continue reading

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UNH 57 – Special: Twin Peaks

This week on UNH – Mark and Becky – the main hosts on the podcast The Twin Peaks Log talk about what they like about this classic series Twin Peaks; one of the homes of TV Horror in the early … Continue reading

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UNH 56: The Forest

This week on UNH Mark, Becky and Lucard travel to Japan to visit Aokigahara (the suicide forest) and discuss  The Forest (2016) in-depth. Does the film pay homage to Japanese film and culture? We also discuss what we’ve been watching … Continue reading

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UNH 55 – List-o-Mania: Prequels

This week, Mark, Becky and Lucard take a stroll down the dreaded path of film that is known as the prequel. Insert your favourite Star Wars meme here, sit back and relax as we rattle our brains to come up … Continue reading

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UNH 54: Lake Placid

UNHers! Pack your giant cans of RAID and your feminine napkins to join Lucard, Mike, and Becky as they take a scenic trip to LAKE PLACID (1999). Heads will roll, everyone’s a comedian (sarcastic), and a sweet old lady will … Continue reading

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Action Zone Vol. 6: Lethal Weapon

“I’m too old for this shit,” said no one ever here at the United Nations of Horror. That’s right, we’re sitting down for another testosterone filled episode with a cop who is too old for this shit and his partner … Continue reading

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UNH 53: The Hidden

An alien parasite is possessing humans and on a crime spree in LA. He just killed twelve people, wounded twenty-three more, stole six cars – most of them Ferraris – robbed eight banks, six supermarkets, four jewelry stores and a … Continue reading

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UNH 52 – Vampires in Literature: Le Fanu’s Carmilla

UNH is back with bite, as we venture further into our VAMPIRES IN LITERATURE AND BEYOND mini-series… On the first episode of this three-part special, we talked about John Polidori’s The Vampyre (1819). Here we tackle Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu’s … Continue reading

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Action Zone Vol. 5: Skull Island

Big Monster movies are always awesome, even the bad ones. Mark and Mike are back with impressions (spoiler free for the first half and spoilers for the second) of Kong: Skull Island! Is it a Hollywood Masterpiece?

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UNH 50 – List-o-Mania: Horror Remakes

It’s hard to believe that we’ve done 50 episodes! There will be many more great UNH episodes to come but this time around, we’re talking about remakes both good and bad. Since our listeners liked the List-o-Mania format so much, … Continue reading

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UNH 49 – List-o-Mania: The Final Countdown

List-o-Mania is runnin’ wild, brother! On this edition of UNH, we each list our top three worst horror movie sequels and our top five best horror movie sequels. We also read some of your best and worst in this fun-filled … Continue reading

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UNH 48: Vampires in Literature – Polidori and The Vampyre

  Join us as we take a journey through the history of Vampires in Literature. Author Rick Powell joins us as we start off by examining The Vampyre. Written in 1819 by John William Polidori, this work is often viewed … Continue reading

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Supernatural: The Winchester Journals – Episode 2

UNH is back on the road for the second episode of our SUPERNATURAL podcast, THE WINCHESTER JOURNALS, in which we cover episode two of season one: WENDIGO. In addition to the episode, we talk in detail about the titular terror … Continue reading

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Action Zone Vol. 4: Shoot ‘Em Up

Mike and Mark are back to shoot it out about Shoot ‘Em Up! The 2007 action film that stars Clive Owen, Paul Giamatti, and Monica Bellucci. The film is about a drifter (Owen) who rescues a newborn from being killed by … Continue reading

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UNH 46: Tucker and Dale and Jack Brooks Too

We’re back! We hope you had a relaxing and fun holiday period, which the UNH team spent in our decrepit but comfortable vacation home. After sinking every penny we had into it fixing her up, doing a little fishin’, and … Continue reading

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Action Zone vol. 3: Die Hard

We hope that you’re having a Merry Christmas, a Happy Holiday and a very Happy New Year. Here at the UNH Castle, we’re celebrating with one of the all time great holiday classics. It’s filled with bullet cheer and tons of … Continue reading

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UNH 44: Mark Cain

Today, In the Authors Studio, we have our very own Mark Cain in the hotseat, talking about his latest book: X-Files Episode By Episode: Season 1. The episodic guide is a love letter to the first series of the X-Files, … Continue reading

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UNH 43: Anthony D. P. Mann

The master of TV. TERROR, Anthony Rotolo interviews actor, director, podcast pioneer and President of Bleak December, Anthony D.P. Mann! In this in-depth interview, Anthony discusses the Christmas Carol (now available streaming and on DVD from Amazon) his audio adaptation … Continue reading

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Supernatural: The Winchester Journals – Episode 1

The UNH family cordially invites you to squeeze into the company Impala as we start our epic journey across the back roads of America, saving people, hunting things… well, almost. We’re more talking about popular culture and watching things. You … Continue reading

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UNH 42: Rick Powell [Author’s Studio]

Author Rick Powell joins The Horror Librarian Talicia Tarver to discuss his amazing work, including The Grove, Patient 151 and much more! Rick is a lifelong fan of horror who loves the genre. His books can be found on Amazon.com and Goodreads.

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UNH: 41 – Mumsy, Nanny, Sonny and Girly [Children of the Old Dark House]

After a long summer break (we’ll call it a summer break), we’re back and better than ever. The UNH team is joined by special guest Erin Miskell from The Backseat Driver Reviews and Mark from The Good, The Bad and The … Continue reading

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UNH 40: Spanish Horror – [The Devil’s Backbone]

In this episode, UNH packs our bags and heads to the sunnier climes of Spain with special guest Erin Miskell. As we discuss ghostly children in The Devil’s Backbone (2001), we ask the question: what is a ghost? An emotion suspended in time … Continue reading

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UNH 39: Strange Days

Forget the Olympics, team UNH head back to the future in this episode on Kathryn Bigelow’s underrated gem Strange Days (1996), looking at the film as a unique genre hybrid: a neo-noir, cyber-techno dark thriller. Anthony Rotolo brings us a … Continue reading

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Bed Time

Hi UNH family, please be sure to check out our friend James Hogan’s amazing short film, Bed Time. Fans of horror, you’re going to delight in this: Bed Time from James Hogan on Vimeo.

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UNH 38: Universal series [Frankenstein]

“If I cannot inspire love, I will cause fear!” For our July special, UNH resurrects the first four instalments in the Universal series to feature the Frankenstein family and the infamous monster: Frankenstein (1931), Bride of Frankenstein (1935), Son of … Continue reading

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UNH 37: Folk Horror (The Witch / The Shrine)

If you go down to the woods today… you’ll find the UNH team hunting for monsters (unfortunately, we keep happening across Pokemon…) Joined by special guest Ray Nichols, Editor-in-Chief at SQ Magazine, we’re looking at the occult / pagan European sub-genre … Continue reading

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UNH 36: Early Horror Memories

This episode is currently offline. This week, the United Nations of Horror takes a trip down memory lane to childhood. A time of toys, books, comics, video games and of course movies. But how does this involve horror? Some might … Continue reading

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UNH 35: Hellraiser Special [Part 3]

In the first edition of our Author’s Studio series, and part 3 of our Hellraiser special episodes, Mark opens the Lemarchand box and summons best-selling and award winning author Paul Kane for an in-depth interview.  Long associated with the Hellraiser franchise, Paul’s latest book, Sherlock Holmes … Continue reading

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UNH 34: Near Dark

This episode is currently offline. Howdy, y’all! This week, UNH wants to show you the night; the blinding, deafening night… Yes, we’re donning the cowboy/girl hats and saddling up to talk about the horror western wonder that is Kathryn Bigelow’s … Continue reading

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UNH 33: Eyes Without a Face

A little later than usual due to technical issues, but here it is: UNH’s discussion of Georges Franju’s French/Italian dark fairy tale, EYES WITHOUT A FACE (1960). We touch on Jean Redon’s original book and the differences between this and … Continue reading

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Action Zone: vol. 2: Predator

Get to da chopper you son of a bitch and listen to UNH Action Zone! This time around we head deep into the jungle only to encounter the ultimate extraterrestrial hunter. Yeah, that’s right: we’re talking about Predator, starring the … Continue reading

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UNH 32: I Saw The Devil

This week, UNH travels to South Korea with Kieran, Becky, Lucard and special guest, Editor in Chief of SQ Magazine, Ray Nichols. We delve into the world of the extreme Asian cinema with I SAW THE DEVIL (악마를 보았다), a psychological horror / thriller that finds … Continue reading

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UNH 31: Hellsing Ultimate

Greetings mortals and welcome to the United Nations of Horror’s first in a new series we’re going to call “Anime Dark”. It is from the depths of the deepest darkest dungeon of our Castle that we come to you this week. Trapped in … Continue reading

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UNH 30: Frailty

UNH heads down to the deep South in the United States to take a look at at FRAILTY (2001), the psychological / supernatural thriller directed by and starring Bill Paxton, and also starring Matthew McConnaughey and Powers Boothe. Becky, Mike, … Continue reading

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UNH 29: Hellraiser Special [Part 2]

Oh the suffering…! Back in episode 12 we took a detailed look at Hellraiser. But this time around Mark, Matt and Mike were the only ones willing to delve even deeper into the utter dark depths of hell. In this episode, we will be … Continue reading

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Action Zone Vol. 1: Captain America Civil War

Here at UNH, even though the team don’t got time to bleed, we’re obsessed with talking about film; you’d be right in saying that it makes our day. So much, in fact, that we’ve decided our discussion can’t be contained … Continue reading

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UNH 28: The Entity [Female Hysteria]

UNH is back and better than ever with Becky, Mike and Lucard. We’re joined by not one but two very special guests this week,  Kieran and Anthony!  Female hysteria: such a dark, loaded phrase. Female hysteria: it ain’t no passing craze… … Continue reading

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UNH 27: What We Do in the Shadows

This episode is currently offline. Continuing with the comedy vein of late, UNH is going all out HORRODY COMMA this week as Becky, Mike, Lucard and our very special guest Kieran Fisher go for a look that we like to … Continue reading

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UNH 26: A Chinese Ghost Story

Today’s a good day in hell: UNH is back! Yes, this week Becky, Mike, Mark and Lucard will be getting down and dirty with evil tree spirits, giant tongues of death and kung fu as we discuss Siu-Tung Ching’s A CHINESE GHOST … Continue reading

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UNH – Episode 25: You’re Next

We’re back in the saddle again for another episode of United Nations of Horror! Mike, Becky and Lucard return to look at 2011’s You’re Next. Final Girl anyone…? Anthony Rotolo returns with another epic edition of TV. TERROR featuring Cabin by the Lake. … Continue reading

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UNH Podcast – Episode 24: Found Footage Vol. 2

Who will make it through the entire podcast… ALIVE?! In the latest special edition of the United Nations of Horror, Mike, Lucard and Becky take a stroll through the haunted woods of found-footage horror… The second of our three-part special … Continue reading

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UNH Podcast – Episode 23 Children of the Old Dark House: Spider Baby & X-Files: Home

This week on the United Nations of Horror, Mark from The Good, The Bad and the Odd joins Becky and Lucard. We welcome our Librarian of Horror, Talicia as she makes her co-hosting debut! Previously back in Episode 7 we discussed … Continue reading

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UNH Podcast – Episode 22: Resolution

This week, Anthony and Matt join Becky and Lucard to discuss Resolution (2012), an indie meta horror film. When Michael gets a video of his crack-addicted friend Chris, he goes to try and help him get clean. But Michael truly … Continue reading

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REVIEW: The Brothers Grimsby

The spoof genre is such a hard nut to crack. Everyone has their preference for the approach to spoof films, but me personally? I love when you do it straight faced, but mix it in with pure wackiness and insanity, … Continue reading

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UNH Podcast – Episode 21: Quatermass

Welcome to the Sci-Fi Horror Sector here on the United Nations of Horror! This week, Mark joins Becky and Lucard for our big monthly special to take a look at perhaps the Granddaddy of all television Sci-Fi, Quatermass! Anthony Rotolo … Continue reading

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UNH Podcast – Episode 20: Candyman

This week on the United Nations of Horror, Lucard and Becky are left alone to man the UNH ship due to numerous technical issues beyond our control caused by the very evil entity of Candyman! That’s right, we’re going to … Continue reading

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UNH Podcast – Episode 19: Blacula

In honour of Black History month, UNH takes a look at the 1972 blaxploitation classic, Blacula and the sequel Scream Blacula Scream!  There are lots of Horrody Commas to be found as well as plenty of groovy Blood-Sucking Vampires. As … Continue reading

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UNH Podcast – Episode 18: Martyrs

Quelle Horreur! In the latest episode of UNH, Matt, Mike and Becky welcome back Lucard (hourra indeed!) to talk in-depth about New French Extremity staple, Martyrs (2008). The team touches on earlier influences of extremism in French cinema and, as … Continue reading

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UNH Podcast – Episode 17: Early German Horror

Du musst Caligari werden — You must become Caligari Welcome to the United Nations of Eurovision! For January’s special episode of UNH, Dia, Mark, Mike and Becky journey back in time to the silent era of German horror, awarding douze … Continue reading

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UNH Podcast – Episode 16: Demons (1985)

They will make cemeteries their cathedrals and the cities will be your tombs. In this week’s episode of the United Nations of Horror, Mike, Mark, Matt and M(B)ecky have a fun, pustulous time with Lamberto Bava’s Italian gore-fest DEMONS (1985). … Continue reading

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UNH Podcast – Episode 15: Onibaba

In our second podcast of 2016, we cover a Japanese movie often held as a classic horror tale, Onibaba (1964). –SHOW NOTES–

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UNH Podcast – Episode 14: Last Shift

Happy New Year and welcome back to the first episode of the United Nations of Horror. We kick off 2016 with the supernatural / psychological LAST SHIFT (2014), the most recent film from director Anthony di Blasi, who is definitely … Continue reading

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UNH Podcast – Episode 13: Dracula (1958)

Happy New Year everyone! We’re going to take you back to earlier this year before the United Nations of Horror existed to the first ever chat between Mark from The Good, The Bad and The Odd and Lucard on a short lived … Continue reading

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UNH Special – Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Here’s a little Christmas gift from UNH Mansions – A one-off special covering Star Wars: The Force Awakens, with Star Wars fans Mark. Dia and Mike telling you many of the ways they love the new Star Wars movies – … Continue reading

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UNH Podcast – Episode 12: Hellraiser Special

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! So, how do we celebrate the holidays here at Castle UNH? With horror movies of course! For our last show of the year Dia and Matt join us for this very special … Continue reading

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UNH Podcast – Episode 11: Black Christmas

All of us here at the United Nations of Horror wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas and a Happy Holiday! It’s the time of year when you break out the egg nog (and perhaps a little something extra … Continue reading

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UNH Podcast – Episode 10: The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires

This week on the United Nations of Horror, Mark from The Good, The Bad and the Odd joins us as we venture back to 1974 with a Hammer Horror and Shaw Brothers combination of the The Legend of the 7 Golden … Continue reading

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UNH Podcast – Episode 9: An introduction to Found-Footage – Influences and Evolution

Found Footage. It’s a controversial subject for horror fans. Love it or hate it, there can be no doubt that it’s not going anywhere. Even if you aren’t a fan of current FF films, sometimes going back to the past can … Continue reading

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UNH Podcast Episode 8: The Cottage

UNH returns this week to take a look at 2008’s British horror-comedy, “The Cottage”. Dae Dia brings us a new segment to talk about the Texas Chainsaw Massacre in the very first “German Point of View”. Anthony discusses a rare … Continue reading

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UNH Podcast – Episode 7: Children of the Old Dark House: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

This week we step into The Old Dark House, a somewhat rare film that has birthed many horror children. Perhaps the most notorious of those dysfunctional children (films if you will) is The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Anthony shares another amazing TV. … Continue reading

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UNH Podcast – Episode 6: Halloween vs. Halloween

Halloween is a film franchise that is as big as it gets. Even non-horror movie fans know the name of Michael Myers, the 6-year old child from Haddonfield who murdered his older sister Judith on Halloween night in 1963 with … Continue reading

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UNH Podcast Episode 5: Our Favourite Little Known Halloween Films

There is no holiday quite like Halloween. Sure, it’s commercial like that other big one but at least it’s honest about it. Even better is the fact that everyone is dressing up in scary costumes, going to parties, trick or treating … Continue reading

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UNH Podcast: Episode 4 – The Babadook

Amelia is a single mother plagued by the violent death of her husband. When a disturbing storybook called Mister Babadook turns up at her house, she is forced to battle with her son’s deep-seated fear of a monster. Soon she … Continue reading

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UNH Podcast: Episode 3 – Swamp Thing

Based on the DC Comic Book, Wes Craven’s creature feature Swamp Thing manages to be both cheesy and fun at the same time. Mike and Lucard take an in-depth look at the plot and find that there’s a lot more … Continue reading

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UNH Podcast: Episode 2 – The Wicker Man

The Wicker Man has been called the Citizen Kane of horror films and for good reason. It’s a multi-layered film that in many ways defies genre. Lucard, Mike and Mark of The Good, the Bad and the Odd Podcast discuss … Continue reading

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United Nations of Horror Podcast – Episode 1: Remembering Wes Craven

Wes Craven was a college teacher from a religious background who almost seemed destined to direct many of the great horror films we love such as Friday the 13th and Scream. His career spawned over three decades. In this first … Continue reading

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