Dead Ringers Off-Topic: The Big Red HELLBOY Special

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On this Off-Topic episode, Nolan is joined by Emily von Seele — as well as special guests Sam Van Haren from Talk Film Society (and its Keanu Believe It podcast) and Ryan Douglas from the Uncanny Nerdverse podcast — to discuss Guillermo del Toro’s Hellboy (2004) and Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008), as well as reviewing the Hellboy (2019) reboot from Neil Marshall and comparing how different filmmakers adapt the source material. With Mike Mignola’s comic and Guillermo del Toro’s first film both celebrating major anniversaries this year (25th and 15th, respectively), there’s no better time to dive into all things Hellboy.

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Dead Ringers Episode 29: STARRY EYES + THE NEON DEMON

Nolan is joined by Emily von Seele, Kat Adams, and Thomas Foster to discuss Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer’s Starry Eyes (2014) and Nicolas Winding Refn’s The Neon Demon (2016). The crew catches up on new discoveries and rewatches, as well as recent horror releases — including a review of Kölsch and Widmyer’s re-adaptation of Stephen King’s Pet Sematary (2019) — before heading to Hollywood and losing themselves to their own monstrous ambitions.

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Dead Ringers Episode 28: INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS (1956) + INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS (1978)

Nolan is joined by Ben McBridePaul Farrell, and Philip Yount to discuss Don Siegel’s Invasion Of The Body Snatchers (1956) and Philip Kaufman’s Invasion Of The Body Snatchers (1978). The crew digs into new discoveries and rewatches, as well as recent horror releases — including a lengthy review of Jordan Peele’s Us (2019) (**Spoilers from 44:00 – 1:02:00**) — before aliens infiltrate and replace each of the co-hosts with an emotionless clone (and also compost their bodies or whatever).

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Dead Ringers Episode 27: PET SEMATARY (1989) + WAKE WOOD

Nolan is joined by Emily von Seele — as well as special guests Stephanie Crawford from The ScreamCast & Dread Central and Michele Eggen from Wicked Horror & Ghastly Grinning — to discuss Mary Lambert’s Pet Sematary (1989) and David Keating’s Wake Wood (2011). The crew catch up on recent horror releases, new discoveries, and rewatches before a monkey’s paw grants them the power to bring their loved ones back from the dead, as well as bringing about their own demise.

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Dead Ringers Episode 26: THE HOUSE OF THE DEVIL + THE INVITATION

Nolan is joined by Kat Adams, Ben McBride, Paul Farrell, and Thomas Foster to discuss Ti West’s The House Of The Devil (2009) and Karyn Kusama’s The Invitation (2016). The crew share their thoughts on recent horror releases, new discoveries, and rewatches before being summoned by a sinister cult to spend a single night in an unsettling house under false pretenses.

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