Dead Ringers Episode 61: SCREAM 2 + MATINEE

Nolan is joined by Paul Farrell and Ben McBride to discuss Wes Craven’s Scream 2 (1997) and Joe Dante’s Matinee (1993). The crew dig into new discoveries, rewatches, and recent releases before heading to their local single-screen theater to see the newest schlock film inspired by the anxieties and horrors of the real world.

Other movies/books discussed on this episode: M3GAN (2023) (Peacock), Sorry About The Demon (2023) (Shudder), Voyage Of The Rock Aliens (1984) (Tubi), Riki-Oh: The Story Of Ricky (1991), The Iceman Cometh (1989) (Blu-ray), We Have A Ghost (2023) (Netflix), Blades (1989) (Peacock, Tubi), Evil Laugh (1986) (Blu-Ray), The Cabin At The End Of The World (2018) (Paperback, eBook, Audiobook).

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. Scream 2 is available to stream on Paramount+, and both it and Matinee are available to rent or purchase via VOD or Blu-ray/DVD.

Download the episode here. (163 MB)

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

Catastrophic Plans: The Enduring Importance of “Red Right Hand” in the ‘Scream’ Franchise by Paul Farrell (Bloody Disgusting)

‘Welcome to Dead House’ – Revisiting the Very First ‘Goosebumps’ Book and Its TV Adaptation by Paul Farrell (Bloody Disgusting)

‘The Ghost Next Door’ – Revisiting the 10th ‘Goosebumps’ Book and Its TV Adaptation by Paul Farrell (Bloody Disgusting)

SCREAM 4 + TRAGEDY GIRLS (Dead Ringers) (podcast)

The 1990s Teen Horror Cycle: Final Girls and a New Hollywood Formula by Alexandra West

Episode 102. Rule Breaker: Scream (1996) (Faculty Of Horror) (podcast)

Scream (1996) (Horror Queers) (podcast)

Scream 2 (1997) (Horror Queers) (podcast)

Scream 3 (2000) (Horror Queers) (podcast)

Scream 4 (2011) Part 1 (Horror Queers) (podcast)

Scream 4 (2011) Part 2 (Horror Queers) (podcast)

Scream (2022) (Horror Queers) (podcast)

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