Dead Ringers Episode 23: SOLE SURVIVOR + IT FOLLOWS

Nolan is joined by Ben McBridePaul FarrellThomas Foster, and Philip Yount to discuss Thom Eberhardt’s Sole Survivor (1984) and David Robert Mitchell’s It Follows (2015). The group catches up on a big batch of recent horror discoveries and rewatches before being relentlessly pursued by the specter of death.

Other movies discussed on this episode: Upgrade (2018) (VOD — Amazon, YouTube, VUDU, iTunes, Google Play), Hereditary (2018) (VOD — Amazon, YouTube, VUDU, iTunes, Google Play), Mandy (2018) (VOD — Amazon, YouTube, VUDU, Google Play), Unsane (2018) (Amazon Prime), Jennifer’s Body (2009) (HBO Now), Deep Rising (1998) (HBO Now), Braid (2018), The God Inside My Ear (2018), Revenge (2018) (Shudder), [Rec] (2007) (Hulu), Ghost Stories (2018) (VOD — Amazon, YouTube, VUDU, iTunes, Google Play), Hobgoblins (1988) (Tubi TV), Marrowbone (2017) (Hulu), Tenebrae (1982) (Shudder), Eaten Alive (1976) (Amazon Prime), Attack The Block (2011) (VOD — Amazon, YouTube, VUDU, iTunes, Google Play), Blood Fest (2018) (VOD — Amazon, YouTube, VUDU, iTunes, Google Play), The Nun (2018), The Predator (2018), Predator 2 (1990) (HBO Now), Predators (2010) (VOD — Amazon, YouTube, VUDU, iTunes, Google Play).

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. Sole Survivor is only available on Blu-ray from Ronin FlixIt Follows is currently streaming on Netflix.


Download the episode here. (158 MB)

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

Please Stop Saying It Follows Is a Horror Movie About STDs. It’s Not. by Esther Inglis-Arkell (i09)

On Nostalgia And Growing Older In IT FOLLOWS by Andy Crump (Birth.Movies.Death.)

Badass Interview: IT FOLLOWS Director David Robert Mitchell by Scott Wampler (Birth.Movies.Death.)

[Philadelphia Unnamed Film Festival] BRAID Review: The Dangers of Make-Believe by Paul Farrell (Dead Ringers)

[Philadelphia Unnamed Film Festival] THE GOD INSIDE MY EAR Review: Voices Unheard by Paul Farrell (Dead Ringers)

Choking on Day of the Dead (1985) by Paul Farrell (Scriptophobic)

SPLATHOUSE47: The Blair Witch Project (1999) (podcast)

Sole Survivor Blu-ray (Ronin Flix)

House Of Leaves Publishing (website)

Scared Sacred: Idolatry, Religion and Worship in the Horror Film (Indiegogo)

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