Category: More Deadly

More Deadly: The Director’s Cut with Ruth Platt of Martyrs Lane

On this very special episode of More Deadly: The Director’s Cut, Rachel and Ariel were thrilled to speak with Ruth Platt, writer-director of Martyrs Lane. We talk about the challenges facing women directors, gothic ghost stories, biblical influences, and how her own upbringing impacted the film. Listen to The More Deadly Director’s Cut with Ruth Platt to…


The More Deadly Podcast Episode 39: Martyrs Lane

On this episode of More Deadly, we follow an ominous treasure hunt to the heart of the haunting dark fairytale of Martyrs Lane, directed by Ruth Platt. So, did we find a treasure or a trick? Listen to The More Deadly Podcast Episode 39 to find out! What to watch before the next episode: Candyman, directed…


The More Deadly Podcast Episode 38: The Invitation

On this episode of More Deadly, Rachel and Ariel are joined by the delightful and insightful Elizabeth Kyle of the Plug It Up podcast to review The Invitation, directed by Karyn Kusama. We talk about joining cults, living with narcissists, and the terror that comes with the pressure to be polite. So, did we drink the…


The More Deadly Podcast Episode 37: American Psycho

On this episode of More Deadly, Rachel is joined by special guests Matilda of The Zombie Grrlz Horror Podcast and Larry of The Untitled Nic Cage Show and Here’s Johnny to review one of the most revered woman-directed horror movies, American Psycho, directed by Mary Harron. We talk skincare regimes, top 40 hits, and why Patrick…


The More Deadly Podcast Episode 36: Fear Street Trilogy

On this episode of More Deadly, Rachel and Ariel get retro-witchy with their review of the Fear Street Trilogy, directed by Leigh Janiak. We talk generational trauma, evolving slasher tropes, and that freakin’ bread slicer. So, did we want to move to Fear St. permanently? Or are we packing up and getting out? Listen to…


The More Deadly Podcast Episode 35: Raw

On this episode of More Deadly, we’re joined by the insightful and delightful Caitlin Grant of Plug It Up Podcast to review the feminist cannibal movie Raw, directed by Julia Ducournau. It’s a finger-nibblin’, hair-gobblin’, raw-flesh-eatin’ good time. So, did this movie satisfy our appetite, or was it half-baked? Listen to The More Deadly Podcast…


The More Deadly Podcast Episode 34: Censor

On this episode of More Deadly, we talk about moral panic, mental censorship, and the glorious Grand Guignol of the video nasty in our review of Censor, directed by Prano Bailey-Bond. So, did this movie get a good rating, or did it get cut? Listen to The More Deadly Podcast Episode 34 to find out! What…


The More Deadly Podcast Episode 33: Things Heard and Seen

On this episode of More Deadly, we talk about a spooky old house, women’s lib, terrible husbands, and why we’re ready to move on from martyr narratives in our review of Things Heard & Seen, directed by Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini. So, did we like what we saw, or did we wish we’d…


More Deadly: The Director’s Cut with Jill Gevargizian of The Stylist

On this very special episode of More Deadly: The Director’s Cut, Rachel and Ariel were thrilled to speak with Jill Gevargizian, director and co-writer of The Stylist. We talk about loving complicated women characters, the real-life experience that helped to inspire the film, those oh-so-awesome practical effects, and so much more. Listen to The More Deadly Director’s…


The More Deadly Podcast Episode 32: The Stylist

On this episode of More Deadly, we talk about empathetic serial killers, extreme makeovers, and the desire to live in someone else’s skin, in our review of The Stylist, directed by Jill Gevargizian. So, did this movie make the cut, or did we give it the chop? Listen to The More Deadly Podcast Episode 32 to…