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Episode 98 HORROR RELEASE EPIC ROUNDUP Part 1
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September 17, 2014 12:54 PM PDT
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My letterbox has been pleasantly bulging with horror screeners recently, and so tonight I dive in to the pile for a multi part episode.

In this first outing, I'll be reviewing the following five releases:

Faust (Eureka Blu Ray)
Almost Human
Werewolf Rising
The Burbs (Arrow Blu Ray)
VHS 2 (currently streaming on NOW TV UK)

Music used in this episode includes:
"Robo-Cruisin-Bruise" by Unquiet Sky
"Gypsy Violin Variation" by Freq Man
"Frosty Morning" by Bill Macauley
"Exploration" by Trevor Bastow

All other music composed and performed by Peter Laws.

Episode 97: THE BEAST WITHIN How human beings both fear and desire change.
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August 09, 2014 11:14 AM PDT
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After our in depth review of the funky horror movie "The Beast Within" we now throw ourselves into the deeper themes suggested by the movie. Looking at all sorts of stuff including: species dysphoria, clinical lycanthropy, Therians, otherkins, furries and (who'd of thunk it?) Christianity.

All music written and performed by Peter Laws except:
Faisceau Hertzien by Claude Vasori

Episode 96: THE BEAST WITHIN (1982) Part One - Arrow Blu Ray Review
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August 07, 2014 03:48 PM PDT
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Finally I've been able to replace my broken laptop and can get back to audio editing...which can mean only one thing: more flicks that church forgot! Tonight, we look a 1982 big budget B-movie that manages to be both grim and hilarious, "The Beast Within".

And if you want to delve even deeper into the themes of the movie, then be sure to check out the second part of the podcast, where I'll be throwing history, theology, psychoanalysis and a dash of clinical lycanthropy into a discussion of human beings and their fear and fascination with change.

Music used in this episode includes:
Atmos Cicadas Evening Cicadas & Frogs by abcopen
Gypsy-esque Clarinet & Sax 103 bpm » Gypsy 2 Clarinet A 103bpm by Stephenchai
Dinosaurs by Unknown Artist
Old Junk Flowers Simplistic Beats 3 by Hello Flowers.
Drama Nine by ?
Sales Conference by Tony Kinsey
Teenage Suspense by Keith Mansfield

Episode 96: Theatre of Blood (1973) Part Two: Dealing With Rejection. aka Theater of Blood
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April 30, 2014 11:34 AM PDT
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It's not just Edward Lionheart who has his critics, we do too. But what effect can rejection have on the human pysche? And how do we deal with those who criticise us: decapitate them and plonk their head on a bottle of milk? Or are there more nuanced responses? All this and more in part two of Theatre of Blood - Dealing With Rejection.

Music Used in this Episode Includes:
"Roman Drama" by Hound-of-Winter
"Workin'", "Exploration" "Kinetic" by Trevor Bastow
"Vinyl_record_needle_static_01" by Joe Deshon
"Mosey On" by Neitzlawe
"Hacker Mind" by Reasoner
"Games" by Sirhc 700

Episode 95: Theatre of Blood (1973) Arrow Blu Ray Review aka Theater of Blood
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April 29, 2014 01:38 AM PDT
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To murder your critics or not to murder your critics. That is the question, and Vincent Price has an answer: Kill them all! Join me as I review the upcoming release of British horror movie 'Theatre of Blood' from 1973, one of Price's personal favourite roles.

Music in this episode includes:
'Sophisticate 1 & Long Shadows 2' by James Clarke
'ParkGuell - akkordeonwalkaround and away' by Tonfug
'Scythe of the Satry' by STEM
'Isolation of Bliss' by Kor-Rune
'Boss for Ed' by Brian May (from Roadgames)
'Fading Light' by StaticStigma

Episode 94: Frankenstein Part 4: Rejection and the Making of Monsters.
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February 19, 2014 04:00 PM PST
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In this final part of my series on Frankenstein I explore the tragic heart of Mary Shelley's tale. A story of heartbreaking rejection.

Music and Sound Effects Used in this Episode Includes:

"Danse Macabre - Isolated Harp" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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"Danse Macabre - Big Hit 2" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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"Rites" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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"Angry Mob" Sound Effect by Unchaz

All Other Music by Peter Laws

Episode 93: Frankenstein Part 3: God Complex? Homosexual Allegory? Or Something Else?
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February 15, 2014 04:00 PM PST
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Theories on what the Frankenstein story 'means' are everywhere. In this episode I explore two. First up it's the controversy the film and book caused amongst Christians as they felt it was an affront to God. And I also look into the often discussed idea that films like Bride of Frankenstein are really just allegory's exploring homosexuality.

Part three in a four part exploration of the Frankenstein Myth.

Music and Effects Used in this episode includes:
"Seven March" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
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"Night of Chaos" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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"Squishes" by Eneasz

"Low and Ominous" by Peter Laws.

Episode 92: Frankenstein Part 2: Curse of Frankenstein (1957), Frankenstein: The True Story (1973) and a tiny glimpse at Re-Animator (1985)
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February 11, 2014 04:00 PM PST
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More body parts, more madd(ish) science, more Frankenstein! I look at Hammer's seminal 'Curse of Frankenstein' from 1957 and I also review the upcoming DVD release of the 1973 TV Movie 'Frankenstein: The True Story' (released by Second Sight on 10th March, 2014) There's a brief glance at Stuart Gordon's 'Re-Animator' too, from 1985.

Music used in this episode includes:
“Murray Rescues Jessica/ Underneath the Hawthorne Tree/ The End of the Count" by John Cacavas - from The Satanic Rites of Dracula (Public Domain Movie)
“Hannahs Mesmirazation” by Philip Lombro - from Crypt of the Living Dead – (Public Domain Movie)
“Space Probe” by Alan Hawkshaw
“Animal Antics” by Eugene Cines
“Flight of the Condor” by John Hyde
“Seeds in the Wind” by Dick Walter
“Jacobs Ladder 06” by DJ Chronos

Episode 91: Frankenstein Special Part 1: Frankenstein (1931) and Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
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February 07, 2014 07:32 AM PST
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Fire up the Tesla coils! It's time to revisit a horror icon that to be frank with you, I've found kind of boring up until recently. But when I recently re-discovered these two Universal classics it reminded me of the horror and heartbreak of Frankenstein.

Music and effects used in this episode include:

“Halloween Special - Frankenstein” by SOROHANRO
“Electronic Ambient” by Echoes of Sleep
“Carnival of Souls Track 09&Track 16” by Gene Moore (Public Domain)
“Melancholic Piano Score” by 5vedjeland
“Neptune” by Holst (Public Domain Recording)

Why not follow me on twitter: @revpeterlaws

Episode 90: Christmas Ghosts Part 5 - Do Ghosts fit into the Christian Worldview?
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December 14, 2013 04:00 PM PST
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Oh, it's fun watching all these spooky ghost stories and creepy movies about hauntings but there's one fundamental question that creeps behind it all: do ghosts actually exist? And if so, in what way do they fit into a Christian worldview? Join me as I unpack the ghosts of the Bible, and look at the different views on ghosts from Catholics to Evangelical Protestants.

Music and effects used in this episode includes:

"Synthesiser explorations » p1.2 o2b b10 27 spooky" by ERH
“Haunted” and “Creepy Horror Ambiant” by edtijo
“Suspense Strings 001” by jdagnet
“Four Voices Whispering - No Reverb » Four_Voices_Whispering_2” geoneo0
"MONSTER horror sounds » 01707 scary ghost moan" by Robinhood76
"ghostly_moan" by Billy_Storm
"cinematic intros » one minute 0R_57mi3" by setuniman
“Ah hee” by poots
"Dissapointio” by gobmanit

All other music composed and performed by Peter Laws.

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