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Spiral: From the Book of Saw - The Last Theater Podcast

Could Chris Rock and returning director Darren Lynn Bousman revive the Saw series? Find out in The Last Theater's review of the ninth installment of the Saw franchise, Spiral!

Concrete (2004) - The Last Theater Podcast

Is Concrete a meaningful look at a real-life tragedy, or is a failed attempt at finding a message in murder?

A Nightmare on Elm Street Franchise Wrap-Up - Podcast Episode 51

Join chris and Joey as they take a look back at the Nightmare on Elm Street series as a whole including its legacy, its future, its video games, its box office success, its themes, and, of course, the rankings!

A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010) - Podcast Episode 50

Was the 2010 remake an attempt to redefine modern horror remakes, was it an attempt to cash in on name recognition and nostalgia, or was it just an attempt to make a good-enough horror movie?

Freddy vs. Jason (Nightmare Perspective) - Podcast Episode 49

We once again take a look at Freddy vs. Jason, this time from the perspective of the movie as part of the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise!

Wes Craven's New Nightmare - Podcast Episode 48

Wes Craven returned to the series he created with the seventh film in the Nightmare on Elm Street series, but would bringing Freddy into the real world be the right direction to go?

Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare - Podcast Episode 47

Taking the series to goofy extremes, Freddy's Dead dove deeper into the titular character's history than any of the previous Nightmare movies. But is it any good?

A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child - Podcast Episode 46

The Dream child might not be the best entry in the Nightmare on Elm Street series, but there anything worthwhile in it at all?

A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master - Podcast Episode 45

The Dream Master is a fun Nightmare on Elm Street movie that has some nice ideas and images, but did troubles behind the scenes prevent it from being something great?

Flower of Flesh and Blood - Podcast Episode 44

Flower of Flesh and Blood is a Japanese splatter movie from 1985, and it has become infamous not just for its gory content, but also for its near-legendary status around the world.

A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors - Podcast Episode 43

A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors was a turning point for the franchise that bridged the gap between the horror of the first film and the relative levity of the later later films. But is it any good?

A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge - Podcast Episode 42

Freddy's Revenge has become known more for its not-so-subtle subtext than for its qualifications as a valid entry in the Nightmare on Elm Street series, but is it any good for either of those reasons?

A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) - Podcast Episode 41

Listen as chris and Joey dive deep into the original A Nightmare on Elm Street in part one of a ten part retrospective covering every movie in the Nightmare franchise!

The Turning (2020) - Podcast Episode 40

The Turning is a movie that really made me think about what I do and don't like about haunted house movies. Find out why in my review of this latest film adaptation of The Turn of the Screw!

Underwater (2020) - Podcast Episode 39

Underwater is a shining and worthwhile example of a sub-genre of monster movies that hasn't seen mainstream popularity for more than two decades. Why does it work so well? Find out in the latest episode of The Last Theater!

The Grudge (2020) - Podcast Episode 38

Is this new version of The Grudge, the sort-of second remake of the Japanese original, worth releasing into the world about a decade after all of the American J-horror remakes seemed to fade away?

Black Christmas (2019) - Podcast Episode 37

The second remake of Black Christmas has some admirable goals and intended messages, but did it succeed in creating an entertaining and socially aware slasher movie in the tradition of the original?

Countdown (2019) - Podcast Episode 36

Is Countdown a real movie, or is it just an assemblage of movie-like scenes meant to be a conveyance for a new app? Find out in the latest episode of The Last Theater with a review and some light analysis of Countdown!

Halloween Franchise Wrap-Up - Podcast Episode 35

We've looked at every movie currently in the Halloween franchise, so now it's time to wrap things up. Listen as we rank every Michael Myers movie and discuss the series as a whole!

Halloween (2018) - Podcast Episode 34

Forty years after Michael Myers appeared on-screen for the first time, he came home again in a direct sequel to the 1978 original. Halloween from 2018 had a lot of hype, but was the payoff equal to the buildup?

Halloween II (2009) - Podcast Episode 33

Rob Zombie returned to Halloween in 2009, but was his second attempt better than his first? Find out in the tenth episode in The Last Theater's Halloween franchise retrospective!

Halloween (2007) - Podcast Episode 32

In 2007, Rob Zombie rebooted the Halloween franchise. How does his version of the classic story fare in the shadow of the 1978 original? Find out in the ninth episode of The Last Theater's Halloween retrospective!

Halloween Resurrection - Podcast Episode 31

Halloween Resurrection is the final chapter in its specific timeline, and it's a movie that feels like it's fueled by MTV and poor decisions. Is there anything to love about the eighth movie in the Halloween franchise?

Halloween H20 - Podcast Episode 30

Halloween H20 was an attempt to realign a series that had gotten way off track, but did the return of Laurie Strode bring back the feeling of the original? Find out in the latest episode of The Last Theater's Halloween franchise retrospective!

Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers - Podcast Episode 29

The sixth Halloween was cursed before the movie ever hit theaters, but did the behind-the-scenes shenanigans completely derail this installment of the franchise? Find out as we discuss Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers!

Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers

Michael Myers returned to theaters in 1989 in the fifth Halloween movie, but is his quest for revenge worth watching? Find out with our look at Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers!

Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers - Podcast Episode 27

Ten years later, Michael Myers returned to Haddonfield. Return to The Last Theater with chris and Joey as they discuss Halloween 4 in the fourth installment of their Halloween franchise retrospective!

Halloween III: Season of the Witch - Podcast Episode 26

Chris and Joey discuss the outlier of the Halloween series, Halloween III: Season of the Witch, in episode three of their Halloween franchise retrospective!

Halloween II (1981) - Podcast Episode 25

The Shape is still on the loose, so chris and Joey have returned to Haddonfield on Halloween night to discuss the second film in the franchise, Halloween II from 1981.

Halloween (1978) - Podcast Episode 24

In part one of The Last Theater's franchise retrospective of Halloween, chris and Joey discuss the near-perfect original from 1978, John Carpenter's Halloween.

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