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A podcast about horror movies and terror, The Fright Lab looks deeper into all the things that scare. Join Lucas and Joe as they compare some of the most terrifying moments in film with the horrors of reality, and history. Why do we watch scary movies when the real world is so much more terrifying? Find out on every episode! frightlabpodcast.com
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Get your Geiger Counter and Evacuation Plan ready. Lucas and Joseph are talking about Shin Godzilla, bureaucratic corruption, and whether or not Godzilla is ever just smashing a city. The Fright Lab Podcast can always be found at https://www.thefrightlab.com and everywhere you listen to podcasts! Subscribe to RSS - https://feed.podbean.com/frightla…
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Grab your crucifix and strap in, Joe and Lucas are talking Exorcisms and Possessions. This is a deep subject, but has Lucas stepped into something too deep? And should Joe be watching Indonesian Horror joints? The Fright Lab Podcast can always be found at https://www.thefrightlab.com and everywhere you listen to podcasts! Subscribe to RSS - https:/…
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Dive into the world of Satoshi Kon, whose beautiful and nightmarish masterpieces have Lucas and Joe entranced. But the legendary Perfect Blue and Paprika are just the outer surface. CONTENT WARNING: Perfect Blue and Paprika both feature themes and depictions of sexual violence. Listener discretion is advised, though we do not discuss these elements…
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The Podcast…you downloaded it….we came. Joe and Lucas decide to dive into The Labyrinth and discuss Hellraiser, it’s lasting legacy, and negotiate the distinctions between Indulgence and Compulsion. CW: Hellraiser and this episode are both NSFW. Hellraiser deals with the dark side of sexuality. Listener discretion is advised. The Fright Lab Podcast…
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It’s the Spooky Season, and that means Lucas is in his yearly 31 Days of Halloween challenge. Can he talk Joe into participating? And what separates this from standard binge-watching? The Fright Lab Podcast can always be found at https://www.frightlabpodcast.com and everywhere you listen to podcasts! Subscribe to RSS - https://feed.podbean.com/frig…
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Joe and Lucas are talking about cursed media artifacts. Have you heard the Hungarian Suicide Song? Played a video game you couldn’t get out of your head? Attended a film that caused a supernatural riot? If you answers have been “yes,” this episode is for you! The Fright Lab Podcast can always be found at https://www.frightlabpodcast.com and everywh…
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Lucas and Joe delve into the darkness of John Carpenter’s Apocalypse Trilogy. Learn Lucas’ theory of the central theme of the Carpenter’s three most notorious pieces, and if Joe can help stop the seemingly inevitable Apocalypse of sidebars and tangents. The Fright Lab Podcast can always be found at https://www.frightlabpodcast.com and everywhere yo…
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On this very breathtaking episode, Joe and Lucas are joined by Matthew, Jason and Matteo of MaJaMa Productions to talk about their genre breaking masterpiece “Bad CGI Sharks.” Join us for an exciting chat where we all get to share how we learned to stop worrying, and love Bad CGI Sharks. The Fright Lab Podcast can always be found at https://www.fri…
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Sharksploitation is apparently really bothering Lucas (and Joe can’t stop him from talking about it.) The Fright Lab Podcast can always be found at https://www.frightlabpodcast.com and everywhere you listen to podcasts! Subscribe to RSS - https://feed.podbean.com/frightlabpodcast/feed.xml Join the conversation on Discord - https://discord.frightlab…
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Joseph and Lucas close out this miniseries by talking about the newest, weirdest iterations of Horror. Is Host your bag? How about DeadStream? And what are we talking about when we say “Analog Horror?” The Fright Lab Podcast can always be found at https://www.frightlabpodcast.com and everywhere you listen to podcasts! Subscribe to RSS - https://fee…
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Do you believe in ghosts? Well our films and film-style style tonight certainly does. Join Lucas and Joe as they talk about Ghostwatch, Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum, as well as reference authentic ghostly goings on! The Fright Lab Podcast can always be found at https://www.frightlabpodcast.com and everywhere you listen to podcasts! Subscribe to RSS - ht…
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Who doesn’t love a documentary? The truth is not only stranger than fiction, but it might also be much scarier. Joe and Lucas attempt to sort through the sometimes gritty distinctions between real and fake. They also talk Lake Mungo, Europa Report, and how the media might not be telling us the truth. The Fright Lab Podcast can always be found at ht…
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The Blair Witch Project and Paranormal Activity set the stage for many people’s first forays into Found Footage. But what are the true origins of the style? And how long can Joe keep Lucas on track with this subject? The Fright Lab Podcast can always be found at https://www.frightlabpodcast.com and everywhere you listen to podcasts! Subscribe to RS…
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Grab a warm coat and a Hazmat suit, as Joe and Lucas are taking you to Siberia with 2020s SUPERDEEP. This movie is a fantastic mix of concepts and gruesome imagery. Thankfully your intrepid hosts are very excited about this one. The Fright Lab Podcast can always be found at https://www.frightlabpodcast.com and everywhere you listen to podcasts! Sub…
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Hark! And hear the Requiem For The Video Store! Lucas and Joseph talk about the importance of video stores, and the way our access to films has changed. Lucas has strong feels, and Joe definitely doesn’t feel like Lucas’ therapist during this episode. Do you have any memories of Movie Stores you want to share? What are some of your favorite deep-cu…
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Dark Waters is a very weird Folk Horror movie about dubious nuns, an odd convent, and how they fare under an audit. But Lucas and Joe want to know why these movies are always so off the wall. Join us as we talk about religious trends, the metaphysics of Italian Horror Movies, and which John Carpenter movie you should watch. The Fright Lab Podcast c…
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Lucas has decided to break his vow of avoiding remakes by watching the 2013 remake of Maniac. Does he regret it? And how hard does Joe have to work to keep him on track? CW: Stylized and Sexualized Violence, Generally Gross Stuff in the film. We will not be discussing these plot points in extreme detail. Film viewer discretion is advised. The Frigh…
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Lucas bows down to peer pressure for once and reviews the sleeper 2013 Horror-Thriller weirdo gem Coherence. Lucas braves a headache talking about weird cultural arcana and Joe gets effusive in his love for this movie. The Fright Lab Podcast can always be found at https://www.frightlabpodcast.com and everywhere you listen to podcasts! Subscribe to …
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Let's face it: Horror has had a great few years. But has Horror finally been "elevated" to the realm of high art? You know that means Joe and Lucas need to answer the question…what is "Elevated Horror?" The Fright Lab Podcast can always be found at https://www.frightlabpodcast.com and everywhere you listen to podcasts! Subscribe to RSS - https://fe…
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Lucas and Joe fall into the nightmarish world of It Follows, and begin assessing why this movie is so powerful. Lucas does his best to keep his fanboy instincts under control, while Joe simply attempts to keep Lucas under control at all. The Fright Lab Podcast can always be found at https://www.frightlabpodcast.com and everywhere you listen to podc…
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Ti West’s The House of The Devil might be the most retro 80s film to do retro 80s stuff. But is it good? And more effectively, is it effectively using nostalgia? Join us as we discuss pacing in films and how nostalgia is used in (and on!) pop culture. The Fright Lab Podcast can always be found at https://www.frightlabpodcast.com and everywhere you …
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What is the other function of the uglier side of true-crime horror? Lucas and Joe get into the weeds of the subject. What did the critics think of The Golden Glove? And how do we talk the ugly stuff in our media diets? CW: The Golden Glove film depicts sexual violence. There is no intensive discussion of this in our episode. Listener and Viewer Dis…
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Lucas and Joe descend into a layer of Hell with Austrian True Crime proto-slasher Angst. Lucas has questions and Joe has, well, thoughts on the subject. This movie is not for the faint of heart! The Fright Lab Podcast can always be found at https://www.frightlabpodcast.com and everywhere you listen to podcasts! Subscribe to RSS - https://feed.podbe…
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Eyes of Fire, released in 1983, a deep-cut of Folk Horror strangeness. Does it “work?” Yes. Is it a success? Not really. Lucas will attempt to explain how this works, while Joe attempts to keep Lucas from too many digressions. The Fright Lab Podcast can always be found at https://www.frightlabpodcast.com and everywhere you listen to podcasts! Subsc…
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Joseph and Lucas take a trip to the country and find conspiracy theories, devil worship, and deranged farm life with The Blood on Satan’s Claw. Content Warning: this film contains scenes of sexual violence. We will not talk in depth about this part of the film. The Fright Lab Podcast can always be found at https://www.frightlabpodcast.com and every…
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How do you talk about Argento’s Suspiria and Guadagnino’s Supiria side by side? Is there finally a remake of a movie that Lucas doesn’t hate? What makes this gruesome twosome even work in an era of less visionary films? The Fright Lab Podcast can always be found at https://www.frightlabpodcast.com and everywhere you listen to podcasts! Subscribe to…
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Lucas decides to re-watch Pascal Laugier’s Incident in a Ghostland. Predictably he has a lot to say about it. Does this movie deserve its reputation? We also talk a little about Extreme Horor, French Pop, and whether or not a line of dialogue made Lucas snap. The Fright Lab Podcast can always be found at https://www.frightlabpodcast.com and everywh…
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The Great War, World War One, left an indelible mark on the modern world. And horror cinema is no different! In this episode, Lucas discusses Deathwatch and Trench 11, as well as a movie that left him very unnerved. The Fright Lab Podcast can always be found at https://www.frightlabpodcast.com and everywhere you listen to podcasts! Subscribe to RSS…
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Lucas spends some time rhapsodizing about the 1991 Full Moon Feature “Subspecies.” We also talk about “Elevated Horror,” Vampire tropes, the Blood of Saints, and whether or not a 31 year old B-flick is still worth your time. The Fright Lab Podcast can always be found at https://www.frightlabpodcast.com and everywhere you listen to podcasts! Subscri…
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We’re talking about Abel Ferrara’s Ms .45 and Willaim Lustig’s Maniac along with how real life horror ends up impacting horror movies. Also we get into one of he worst humans to ever live and demand for #justiceforPhil The Fright Lab Podcast can always be found at https://www.frightlabpodcast.com and everywhere you listen to podcasts! Subscribe to …
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