Dead Ringers Episode 24: HALLOWEEN (1978) + THE TERMINATOR

Nolan is joined by Ben McBrideKat Adams, and Thomas Foster to discuss John Carpenter’s Halloween (1978) and James Cameron’s The Terminator (1984). The group runs through recent horror releases and discoveries before being stalked and terrorized by two of the most iconic unrelenting, inhuman killers.

Other movies and TV shows discussed on this episode: The Devils (1971), Baskin (2016) (Hulu), Beast (2018) (VOD), Errementari: The Blacksmith And The Devil (2018) (Netflix), The Curious Creations Of Christine McConnell (2018) (Netflix), Suspiria (2018), The Perfection (2019), ParaNorman (2012) (VOD), Slice (2018) (Amazon Prime), Hell Fest (2018), Pyewacket (2017) (Hulu), The Haunting Of Hill House (2018) (Netflix), Channel Zero: Candle Cove (2016) (Shudder), Tragedy Girls (2017) (Hulu), Bad Moon (1996) (VOD), Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich (2018) (VOD), Terrified (2018) (Shudder), Dude Bro Party Massacre III (2015) (Shudder, Showtime),  Halloween (2018), Apostle (2018) (Netflix).

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. Halloween is available on rent via video-on-demand from Amazon and iTunes. The Terminator is available to stream on Hulu.


Download the episode here. (156 MB)

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

A Tale of Two Lauries: Trauma in ‘Halloween H20’ and 2018’s ‘Halloween’ by Emily von Seele (Bloody Disgusting)

HALLOWEEN (2018): Examining Trauma, Manipulating Fate, and Laurie Strode’s Desperate Need for Closure by Heather Wixson (Daily Dead)

Halloween: The Inside Story (YouTube) (documentary)

Why The Terminator is a horror classic by Ryan Lambie (Den of Geek)

Pete and Repeat (I’m The Host) (podcast)

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