Don’t Read The Latin! Episode 91: Little Monsters!

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Hey, we’re back again, and this time Jennifer Lovely and Rhias Hall talk about movies with tiny terrors in them. They’re joined by our own little monster, Max the cat, who has big kitty opinions on everything. And no, I still haven’t watched Tag yet.

Don’t Read The Latin! Episode 84: Creepy Kids!

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We are back, and if you hear something shuffling down the hall asking for Mommy and Daddy, don’t answer, because it’s time for Creepy Kids! Rhias Hall and Jennifer Lovely break down their favorites of the genre, but it’s just for toddlers and up. Babies are their own kind of awful: awfully delicious!

Don’t Read The Latin! Episode 64: Asylums!

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Hello, Don’t Read the Latineers! This episode is about horror movies set in asylums: open or closed, haunted or populated. Joining me this time once again is Rhias Hall of The Villain Edit. It’s one of my favorite genres of horror movies!

(A note from Handsome Boyfriend Jim: The video game they misidentify as “Homecoming” and “Home Again” is “Gone Home”. For some reason Jen can never, ever remember the title of it.)

DRtL Episode 52: The Monstrous Feminine!

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Welcome back! Joining us for another episode of Don’t Read the Latin is Jillian Venters from Gothic Charm School! This time, in the wake of election results that are arguably more terrifying than any movie we’ve ever discussed, we decided to get our feminist rant on and sat down to talk about The Monstrous Feminine — the idea of women as monsters in horror movies and pop culture.

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Along the way, we discuss Gothic romance novels, Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios, the role that Mad Max: Fury Road played in the beginning of Jen’s relationship with Handsome Boyfriend Jim, and we wonder why the hell Marvel keeps burying pretty actors under way too much prosthetic makeup, and we wrap it all up with the topic of older women having a voice and taking up space in our society. We don’t necessarily do a great job of sticking rigidly to our topic in this episode, but we sure hope you’ll think it’s an interesting conversation. Check it out.

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Mister Babadook
As mentioned in this episode, Jen’s copy of the crowdfunded prop replica/movie tie-in book from The Babadook has finally arrived! Here are some pictures of just how gorgeous it is. Click to embiggen:

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DRtL Episode 32: The 70’s, Baby!

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Welcome to the latest, almost hilariously overdue episode of Don’t Read the Latin, with your hosts, shiftless ne’er-do-well Michael Montoure and Magical Girl Jennifer Lovely! I know we keep saying this, but we will, hell-or-high-water, be going back to our normal bi-weekly schedule following this, even if someone has to die. (Not one of us, ideally. It’ll be no one you know, don’t worry.)

This time out, grab your bell-bottoms and your disco shoes, because we’re going back to the 70’s! Even though the 70’s are not our favorite horror movie decade (that would be the 80’s), you could make a strong claim that it was the best, with a high number of standout classics. Give it a listen and let us know what you think.

Recommended! As far as new movies go, there are two we’ve seen lately that are both super, super-fun, and we highly suggest you give these two a watch ASAP: Tales of Halloween and The Final Girls. Four thumbs up. (That’s two from each of us.)

Episode Fourteen: Remakes!

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Whether you love them or hate them, the horror remake is here to stay. (Hollywood loves to feast on its own dead.) Join Jennifer and Michael as they delve into the best, the worst, and the most completely pointless.

Episode Twelve: Vampires!

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Oh my God, you guys, you guys — Halloween is coming!

Or at least, it was when we recorded this episode, but now it’s November 1st. A little anticlimactic, we realize.

This time out, we discuss those bloodsucking fiends, those children of the night, those stalwart standbys of the Halloween silver screen: vampires! From the good, the bad, to the ridiculous, we discuss all the vampires we have known and loved.