Dead Ringers Episode 35: AS ABOVE, SO BELOW + BLAIR WITCH (2016)

Nolan is joined by Kat AdamsEmily von Seele, and Philip Yount to discuss John Erick Dowdle’s As Above, So Below (2014) and Adam Wingard’s Blair Witch (2016). The crew share their thoughts on new discoveries and rewatches, as well as recent horror releases — including a review of Mike Flanagan’s Doctor Sleep (2019) (**Spoilers from 7:25 – 11:25**) — before the unresolved baggage from a lost family member spurs the group on a dangerous adventure into a forbidden zone (which is documented on video, of course).

Other movies/TV shows discussed on this episode: She-Ra And The Princesses Of Power (2018) (Netflix), Doctor Sleep (2019), Dawn Of The Dead (1978), Day Of The Dead (1985) (Shudder), The Blair Witch Project (1999) (Hulu), Bodied (2018) (VOD), Horror Noire: A History Of Black Horror (2019) (Shudder), The Little Stranger (2018) (HBO), Found Footage 3D (2017) (Shudder), The Hidden (1987) (VOD), Satanic Panic (2019) (VOD), Wounds (2019) (Hulu).

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. As Above, So Below is available to stream on Netflix, and both it and Blair Witch are available to rent via video-on-demand, as well as being available for purchase on Blu-ray or DVD.

**Spoilers for Doctor Sleep (2019) from: 7:25 – 11:25**


Download the episode here. (146 MB)

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

A Hexcellent Halloween: The Unseen Entity in THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT by Emily von Seele (Daily Dead)

Emily’s Favorites of 2019 by Emily von Seele (Daily Dead)

How ‘The Conjuring’ Universe Defined a Decade of Horror by Emily von Seele (Bloody Disgusting)

“i hope that baby’s okay” w/ nolan mcbride (ur fave bad movie) (podcast)

“i worship at the altar of sarah michelle gellar” w/ trace thurman (ur fave bad movie) (podcast)

Survival of the Dead (w/ Nolan McBride) (Horrorversary) (podcast)

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