Dead Ringers Episode 13: HOUSEBOUND + THE BOY (2016)

Nolan is joined by Kat AdamsEmily von Seele, and Ben McBride to discuss Gerard Johnstone’s Housebound (2014) and William Brent Bell’s The Boy (2016). The group shares recent horror discoveries before being confined to spooky houses with unexpected inhabitants.

Other movies discussed on this episode: The Ritual (2018) (Netflix), Metamorphosis: The Alien Factor (1993) (DVD via Amazon), The Lift (1983) (VOD — AmazonYouTube, VUDU, iTunes, Google Play), The Strangers: Prey At Night (2018), Annihilation (2018), Sunshine (2007) (VOD — AmazonYouTube, VUDU, iTunes, Google Play), Incarnate (2016) (HBO Now).

As will always be the case with this show, be aware that our discussion contains spoilers. If you want to watch the movies before listening to the show, there are a couple of ways you can do so. Housebound is available to rent via VOD from iTunes and for purchase on Blu-ray via AmazonThe Boy is available to stream on Showtime or rent via VOD from Amazon, YouTube, VUDU, iTunes, and Google Play.


Download the episode here. (100 MB)

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Links of interest and/or sources cited for research on this episode:

The Transformative Dream Of ANNIHILATION by Priscilla Page (Birth.Movies.Death.)

Annihilation Is a Brilliant Splicing of Woolf With Cronenberg by Josephine Livingstone (The New Republic)

Annihilation (2018) – Movie Review And Analysis by Nathan Steinmetz (Humanstein)

Collins’ Crypt: In Defense Of William Brent Bell by Brian Collins (Birth.Movies.Death.)

Collins’ Crypt: Please Welcome Brahms To The Creepy Doll Hall of Fame by Brian Collins (Birth.Movies.Death.)

How Cognitive Biases Influence How You Think and Act by Kendra Cherry (Verywell Mind)

20 Cognitive Biases That Affect Your Decisions by Jennifer M. Wood (Mental Floss)

Apophenia (Wikipedia) (type of cognitive bias)

The Invited Stranger in ORPHAN (2009) by Emily von Seele (Daily Dead)

Slay Bells Ring (I’m The Host) (podcast)

I’m The Host (podcast)

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