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Twilight & Fear

Repeat after us… stalking is not romantic. This week, we’re talking two first love cautionary tales – both involving high school girls falling for possessive older men who are also definitely murderers. It’s the 2008 box office hit TWILIGHT and the 1996 Marky Mark-led thriller FEAR. Who would have thought a teen vampire romance would […]

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Vertigo & Heartbreakers

Crime doesn’t pay… or does it? This week, we’re talking about women and the men they trick to fall in love with them as part of unnecessarily complicated schemes – It’s the 1958 Hitchcock classic VERTIGO and the 2001 rom-com HEARTBREAKERS. While you wouldn’t think one of AFI’s top 10 films of all time would […]

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You’ve Got Mail & Unfriended

Does anything good realllllyyy happen on the internet? This week, we trace the history of online communication from the wide-eyed early days of dial-up with YOU’VE GOT MAIL (1998) to the modern day reality of being constantly plugged into a technology that’s probably out to get us, let’s be honest – it’s UNFRIENDED (2014). Sure, […]

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Sixteen Candles & Valentine

Some horror movie villains don’t wear masks, they masquerade as high school heartthrobs in John Hughes movies. This week, we’re talking 80s coming-of-age “classic” SIXTEEN CANDLES alongside the 90s teen slasher VALENTINE. We’re asking the important questions like – which one is the horror movie? How in the world did Roger Ebert find Sixteen Candles […]

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It Follows & Easy A

Sex has consequences, whether you have it or not. This week, Tara and Amanda take on the 2010 rom-com EASY A and the 2014 horror favorite IT FOLLOWS and share the v important lessons learned in the process.  First up, it’s the disturbing tale of a high school prostitution racket gone wrong… and we’ll […]

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Introduction

Ever watch a rom com and think to yourself, this is one chainsaw away from being a straight-up horror movie? Us too! Welcome to Happy Ever Slasher.