31 Days of Horror: 78/52

The new documentary 78/52 dives deep into the technical aspects, meanings, anecdotes, and impact of Alfred Hitchcock’s notorious shower scene from his landmark 1960 film Psycho. (The film’s title refers to the 78 … Continue reading 31 Days of Horror: 78/52

Now Streaming On Shudder: Peeping Tom

It seems unbelievable that a masterpiece like Peeping Tom seriously derailed Michael Powell’s career, but that is just what happened. Peeping Tom was a departure for the director, known for … Continue reading Now Streaming On Shudder: Peeping Tom

True Crime Corner: Joel Rifkin

Part of the fascinating A&E show The Killing Season focuses on unsolved murders attributed to the still unknown Long Island Serial Killer, referred to as LISK. Did you know that … Continue reading True Crime Corner: Joel Rifkin

31 Days of Horror 2016: The Spawn of Jaws

Monsters like Dracula, Frankenstein, and Godzilla have had dozens of movies made about them, some good and some bad, but why is it that Jaws, a monster all too real, … Continue reading 31 Days of Horror 2016: The Spawn of Jaws

31 Days of Horror 2016: Tobe Hooper Puts the Fun in “The Funhouse”

There’s something alluring, yet forbidden and scary about closed carnivals and amusement parks. Who hasn’t thought about what it would be like to spend the night in a closed funhouse? … Continue reading 31 Days of Horror 2016: Tobe Hooper Puts the Fun in “The Funhouse”

Gobbledygeek: Falling…in Love

The Biff Bam Pop! Podcast Network presents Gobbledygeek featuring hosts Paul Smith and AJ Wiley and focusing on a variety of entertainment subjects, with our hosts and special guests frequently … Continue reading Gobbledygeek: Falling…in Love

Gobbledygeek: Nazis and Nightcaps

The Biff Bam Pop! Podcast Network presents Gobbledygeek featuring hosts Paul Smith and AJ Wiley and focusing on a variety of entertainment subjects, with our hosts and special guests frequently … Continue reading Gobbledygeek: Nazis and Nightcaps

Gobbledygeek: Now the Fun Begins

The Biff Bam Pop! Podcast Network presents Gobbledygeek featuring hosts Paul Smith and AJ Wiley and focusing on a variety of entertainment subjects, with our hosts and special guests frequently … Continue reading Gobbledygeek: Now the Fun Begins

Gobbledygeek: Two Is the Magic Number

The Biff Bam Pop! Podcast Network presents Gobbledygeek featuring hosts Paul Smith and AJ Wiley and focusing on a variety of entertainment subjects, with our hosts and special guests frequently … Continue reading Gobbledygeek: Two Is the Magic Number

31 Days of Horror 2015 – The Ten Percent: Richard Matheson

“Ninety percent of everything is crud.” – Theodore Sturgeon It’s October, and here at Biff Bam Pop! that means a month-long celebration of the macabre in pop-culture. Last time, Dale … Continue reading 31 Days of Horror 2015 – The Ten Percent: Richard Matheson

The 31 Days of Horror Edition of The Ten Percent – Circling the Pit: Ten Themes (and 31 films) for Thinking About Horror

It’s October, and here at Biff Bam Pop! that means 31 Days of Horror, a month-long celebration of all forms of the macabre in pop culture. “The Ten Percent” wanted … Continue reading The 31 Days of Horror Edition of The Ten Percent – Circling the Pit: Ten Themes (and 31 films) for Thinking About Horror

“The Professor” Is In: Guillermo del Toro on Rebecca

He’s funny, disarming, a genial presence that belies the disturbing sensibility he harbours within. But even more than that, Guillermo del Toro knows his shit. TIFF’s been offering a series … Continue reading “The Professor” Is In: Guillermo del Toro on Rebecca