Castle of Horror: Frenzy is a Daring, Grisly Thriller from the Master of Suspense, but Should It Be Watched Today?

Castle of Horror: Frenzy is a Daring, Grisly Thriller from the Master of Suspense, but Should It Be Watched Today?Castle of Horror: Frenzy is a Daring, Grisly Thriller from the Master of Suspense, but Should It Be Watched Today?

This week's discussion is on the 1972 thriller Frenzy directed by Alfred Hitchcock. The film, about a serial killer at large in London and an unlikable jerk framed for the murders, is daring, clever and sometimes very hard to watch. Trigger warning for those who are sensitive about violence against female victims.

Then we wrap it up with a conversation about Steven Spielberg's Ready Player One from the novel by Ernest Cline — the book, the movie, the success and the backlash.

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The Team: Hosted by Jason Henderson, one of the writers for Bungie's Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris and creator of the HarperTeen novel series Alex Van Helsing. Featuring Drew Edwards, creator of Halloween ManTony Salvaggio, Tech Director at of Rooster Teeth Studios and  Clockwerx from Humanoids, attorney Julia Guzman of Guzman Immigration of Denver, and Jamie Bahr, lead singer and upright bassist of the rock and roll band Danger*Cakes.

About Jason Henderson

Jason Henderson, author of the Young Captain Nemo (Macmillan Children's) and Alex Van Helsing (HarperTeen) series, earned his BA from University of Dallas in 1993 and his JD from Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law in Washington, D.C., in 1996. His popular podcasts “Castle Talk” and “Castle of Horror” feature interviews and discussion panels made up of best-selling writers and artists from all genres. Henderson lives in Colorado with his wife and two daughters.

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