Dead Ringers Episode 55: HOUSE OF WAX (2005) + TOURIST TRAP

Nolan is joined by Emily von Seele, Ben McBride, and Philip Yount to discuss Jaume Collet-Serra’s House Of Wax (2005) and David Schmoeller’s Tourist Trap (1979). The crew catch up on new discoveries, rewatches, and recent releases before the proprietor of a neglected roadside attraction entraps them and tries to make them permanent additions to his personal museum.

Other movies/TV shows discussed on this episode: Good Madam (2022) (Shudder), 47 Meters Down: Uncaged (2019) (Prime Video), Piranha (1978) (Peacock, AMC+), They Live (1988) (VOD), Tetsuo: The Iron Man (1989) (Shudder), The Return Of The Living Dead (1985) (Shudder), Incantation (2022) (Netflix), Scream (2022) (Paramount+), Tales From The Crypt: Demon Knight (1995) (VOD), Tales From The Crypt: Bordello Of Blood (1996) (VOD), The Princess (2022) (Hulu), The Reef (2011) (Prime Video, Tubi), Dual (2022) (AMC+), Stranger Things – Season 4 (2022) (Netflix).

As will always be the case with this show, please 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. House Of Wax is available to stream on Tubi, and Tourist Trap is available on Shudder and Peacock. Both movies are also available to rent and purchase via VOD or UHD/Blu-ray/DVD.

Download the episode here. (158 MB)

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

Review: GOOD MADAM Depicts a Different Kind of Haunting by Emily von Seele (Daily Dead)

Review: AFTER BLUE is a Fever Dream that Doesn’t Want to End by Emily von Seele (Daily Dead)

Fantasia Fest 2022 Review: Dark Nature is a Journey Through Wilderness and Trauma by Emily von Seele (Daily Dead)

Review: HE’S WATCHING is a Creative Foray into Low Budget Madness by Emily von Seele (Daily Dead)

Fantasia Film Festival 2022 Review: HONEYCOMB is a Unique Coming-of-Age Film from a New Voice by Emily von Seele (Daily Dead)

Fantasia Film Festival 2022 Review: ALL JACKED UP AND FULL OF WORMS is a Drug-Induced Nightmare by Emily von Seele (Daily Dead)

North Bend Film Fest 2022 Review: THE CIVIL DEAD is a Hilarious and Ghostly Buddy Movie by Emily von Seele (Daily Dead)

[North Bend Film Fest] NEXT EXIT Review: A Beautiful Story of Humanity in the Face of Uncertainty by Emily von Seele (Dead Ringers)

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