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Scream (2022)

Neve Campbell, David Arquette, and Courtney Cox are ready to Scream for the fifth and possibly final time as a serial killer in a Ghostface mask terrorizes a new generation of self-aware Woodsboro horror enthusists. Is the 25-year-old franchise still capable of pulling off big surprises like that initial, infamous phone call to Drew Barrymore? And will the new directors enrage or bore Wes Craven purists by slipping some of that fancy pants “elevated horror” into the slasher formula? Find out if this “re-quel” proves legendary when you Listen Now.

Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension {For Annual Subscribers}

Don’t adjust your TV sets!  Tracking is not the reason why the sixth installment of Paranormal Activity has so many wavy lines running through it. The new footage was simply shot using Katie and Kristi’s spirit camcorder, which photographs a three-dimensional Ghost Dimension.  Prepare to make some extra trippy Yuletide memories with the Fleege family, as wipsy demon Tobi beats Santa down the chimney in an attempt to possess wee daughter Leila. The hosts are sure to provide wet blankets for this holiday extermination ceremony when you Donate for Gold.  

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Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension

Don’t adjust your TV sets!  Tracking is not the reason why the sixth installment of Paranormal Activity has so many wavy lines running through it. The new footage was simply shot using Katie and Kristi’s spirit camcorder, which photographs a three-dimensional Ghost Dimension.  Prepare to make some extra trippy Yuletide memories with the Fleege family, as wipsy demon Tobi beats Santa down the chimney in an attempt to possess wee daughter Leila. The hosts are sure to provide wet blankets for this holiday extermination ceremony when you Donate for Gold.     

The Night Flier (Stephen King Series)

Tabloid journalist Miguel Ferrer (Robocop) is on the trail of The Night Flier, a serial killer who drains victims of blood during sunset stops at tiny East Coast airports. Is there any truth to the rumor that this phantom aviator is a vampire?  And if so, is his sleek black jet just a way of impressing those blue haired groupies waiting for him on the tarmac?  Find out if this latest installment in the Stephen King retrospective has more bite than other short story adaptations from the Nightmares & Dreamscapes anthology when you Listen Now.  

Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones {For Annual Subscribers}

Katie, Kristi, and Hunter aren’t the only children to grow up on videotape, surrounded by Paranormal Activity. A Latinx teenager documents his own possession in The Marked Ones, after being hexed by the bruja downstairs. Is it so bad that the aspiring filmmaker can now lean back at impossible angles, walk his chihuahua on the ceiling, or knock over gangbangers with a flick of his fingers? And how did Grandma Lois and her coven of SoCal witches come to be part of la familia? Donate for Gold Level to get the answers, and celebrate Cinco de Incubo.       

 

Note: This podcast is available to annual subscribers to Now Playing Podcast

You can also get this podcast through the Now Playing Fall 2021 Donation Drive or individually for a small donation.

  

Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones

Katie, Kristi, and Hunter aren’t the only children to grow up on videotape, surrounded by Paranormal Activity. A Latinx teenager documents his own possession in The Marked Ones, after being hexed by the bruja downstairs. Is it so bad that the aspiring filmmaker can now lean back at impossible angles, walk his chihuahua on the ceiling, or knock over gangbangers with a flick of his fingers? And how did Grandma Lois and her coven of SoCal witches come to be part of la familia? Donate for Gold Level to get the answers, and celebrate Cinco de Incubo.           

The King’s Man

100 years before Eggsy joined Colin Firth as a member of the Kingsmen, Ralph Fiennes (Schindler’s List) and his servants founded the secret spy organization inside a Savile Row tailor’s shop in the prequel The King’s Man. Can director Matthew Vaughn retain his signature mix of balls-out action and irreverent humor while exploring the root causes of World War I?  And who is the mastermind of an imagined supergroup of historical villains including seductress Mata Hari and Russian monk Rasputin (Rhys Ifans)?  Mind your manners and Listen Now!     

The Matrix Resurrections - for Annual Subscribers

Neo and Trinity might’ve looked dead at the end of Revolutions, but the beloved cyberpunks are back on the big screen for more bullet time fun thanks to Resurrections happening in the fourth installment of The Matrix. What game is director Lana Wachowski playing by having Keanu Reeves strung out on blue pills, and doubting the first movie ever happened?  Can analyst Neil Patrick Harris, kung fu expert Morpheus, or a soccer mom named Tiffany help the programmer get his mojo back before he leaps out the window?  It’s your time to fly when you Donate Now.           

 

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The Matrix Resurrections - Donation Bonus

Neo and Trinity might’ve looked dead at the end of Revolutions, but the beloved cyberpunks are back on the big screen for more bullet time fun thanks to Resurrections happening in the fourth installment of The Matrix. What game is director Lana Wachowski playing by having Keanu Reeves strung out on blue pills, and doubting the first movie ever happened?  Can analyst Neil Patrick Harris, kung fu expert Morpheus, or a soccer mom named Tiffany help the programmer get his mojo back before he leaps out the window?  It’s your time to fly when you Donate Now.           

Dolan’s Cadillac

Mobster Christian Slater has spent a lifetime outfitting his enemies with cement shoes, so it’s poetic justice that vengeful construction worker Wes Bentley (American Beauty) rigs a newly paved road so it swallows Dolan’s Cadillac and buries the human trafficker alive. Can a standout entry in Stephen King’s Nightmares & Dreamscapes short story collection be successfully stretched into feature length?  And how much will the potty-mouthed Heathers star owe the swear jar should he manage to escape this trap?  Get it in gear and find out now!    

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