Horror maven and Dread Central editor-in-chief Mary Beth McAndrews joins Mia and Flynn to trauma bond with the girlies over her four favorite films: Joel Anderson’s Lake Mungo, Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s Cure, Bob Clark’s Black Christmas and Dusty Mancinelli & Madeleine Sims-Fewer’s Violation. Our conversation covers Mary Beth’s academic specialties in found footage horror and woman-helmed rape-revenge narratives, Hugh Grant’s shocking middle name (hidden in one of these film’s titles), the coming-of-age ritual of showing your friends The Midnight Meat Train on a high school sleepover and how all three of us have survived EMDR therapy. Plus! Read Mia’s deep-dive into ’s most obsessively rewatched horror movies on Journal.
Opening credits (00:00:00)
Lake Mungo (00:04:43)
Black Christmas (00:27:51)
Closing credits (00:52:33)
Sponsor: Apple Original Film: Fingernails.
Credits: Recorded in Los Angeles CA, Nantucket MA and Washington DC. Edited by Slim. Theme music: “Vampiros Danceoteque” by Moniker. Editorial producer: Brian Formo. Production manager: Sophie Shin. The Show is a TAPEDECK production. Email us!
Lists & Links:
Mary Beth’s podcasts Scarred For Life and Watched Once, Never Again
Holli’s Black Christmas review