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Castle Talk: Robert Patrick on Acting, Aging, and Tone-Deaf

Castle Talk: Robert Patrick on Acting, Aging, and "Tone-Deaf"

Robert Patrick talks about his role in Tone-Deaf and advice for young actors. Tone-Deaf is written and directed by Richard Bates, Jr. (Trash Fire, Suburban Gothic), and stars Robert Patrick ("Scorpion," Terminator 2: Judgment Day) and Amanda Crew ("Silicon Valley," The Age of Adaline), about a young woman who rents an ornate country house to […]

[Castle Talk] Hard-case Crime Meets Gothic In Dracula's Revenge

[Castle Talk] Hard-Case Crime Meets Gothic In "Dracula's Revenge"

Charles Rutledge is the author of "Dracula's Revenge: A Jennifer Grail/Carter Decamp Novella", which mashes up hard-case-style crime with gothic horror.  Rutledge is the co-author of three books in the Griffin and Price Crime/Horror series; "Blind Shadows", "Congregations of the Dead", and "A Hell Within", all written with James A. Moore. We talk about the rebirth […]

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[Castle Talk] 'The Haunting Of Sharon Tate' Breathes New Life Into The Manson Story By Focusing On The Victims

Daniel Farrands' new film The Haunting of Sharon Tate tells a fictionalized story of the final days of actress Sharon Tate and her friends, including celebrity stylist Jay Sebring and coffee heiress Abigail Folger. We chat with Jonathan Bennett and Lydia Hearst, who play Sebring and Folger. Listen here: Listen on YouTube: Check out the […]

[Castle Talk] League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen Hid An Amazing Nemo

[Castle Talk] 'League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen' Hid An Amazing Nemo

This week, we wrap up our retrospective of movies featuring Jules Verne's immortal creation Captain Nemo with the 2003 steampunk literary mashup The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. Boy was this movie controversial– taking the source material and bending it in ways that enraged fans of the book, the film itself starts out strong enough and, […]

Castle Talk: Darren Lynn Bousman on Convent Psycho-Thriller 'St. Agatha'

St. Agatha is a brand-new psychological horror film (but don't worry, it gets intense and sometimes gory) about a young conwoman (Sabrina Kern) in the 1950s who, finding herself broke and pregnant, joins a convent only to find herself trapped by an evil Mother Superior (Carolyn Hennessy.) It's an amazingly powerful performance from both, and […]

Castle Talk- 'Halloween: Hallowtide' Hero's Battle for Spirit of Halloween

Jason chats with Drew Edwards, writer of the long running indie comic Halloween Man and coming Oct. 24th from Comixology and Sugar Skull Media, the all-new two issue mini-series Halloween Man: Hallowtide. Description: Halloween Man: Hallowtide: Is it slaughter or sacrifice? A Penny Dreadful meets Raygun Gothic as Victorian folklore comes to nightmarish life on […]

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Castle Talk: Jonathan Maberry Brings You 'Nights Of The Living Dead'

This week, best-selling author Jonathan Maberry of the Dead of Night series talks about the brand-new anthology in the world of George Romero's zombie films, Nights of the Living Dead (St. Martins/Griffin). Listen here: Listen on YouTube: Castle of Horror Podcast Links: Join us over on Facebook to chime in. The show is hosted here. Get our RSS […]

Castle Talk: Leanna Renee Hieber On 'Perilous Prophecy', A "Victorian Ghostbusters"

This week we talk to Leanna Renee Hieber, author of The Eterna Files and the Strangely Beautiful series from Tor Books. Rarely seen out of Victorian garb, Hieber has won several Prism Awards and was a finalist for the Daphne Du Maurier Award. A talented actor and singer, Hieber has appeared on stage and screen, including episodes of Boardwalk […]

A Scottish Inspector Uncovers An Enron-Level Scandal And Murder In The Riverman

The Riverman is the fourth novel in the DCI Lorimer series from Alex Gray. In the thriller mystery, Detective Chief Inspector Lorimer investigates the death of an banker whose body is fished out Glasgow's River Clyde, and uncovers an international accounting scandal. New to the US from HarperCollins/Witness Impulse. Listen here:   Or Listen […]

Castle Talk: Return To Dark Shadows With Lara Parker's "Heiress Of Collinwood"

Lara Parker has written a series of gothic novels that follow up on the original TV series Dark Shadows, and this month she releases the most anticipated Dark Shadows story yet. Heiress of Collinwood promises a solution to the mystery that drove the show's very first seasons: the secret origin of Victoria Winters, the governess whose […]