Saturday, October 30, 2021

Podcast Appearance: The Halloween Franchise on The Illuminati Social Club

I made a guest appearance on Jasen Buch's The Illuminati Social Club podcast to talk about the entire Halloween Franchise, but mostly Halloween Kills.

Spoilers ahead!

Episode 35: The Halloween Franchise

The Club is finally back, and Candice Lepage joins me to discuss the new Halloween movie, Halloween Kills as well as the rest of the franchise. We even bring up those other movies directed by the music guy.


Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Movie Review: Halloween Kills

This week on End Credits, we’re going to deal with horrors both real and imagined. On the real side, we’ll have another interview with a Guelph Film Festival participant whose film deals with violence against Indigenous people. In terms of the imaginary, we go back to a fictional American town that has been plagued by a masked killer for nearly 50 years for another grisly entry.

Monday, October 18, 2021

It's Nice To Be Back!


After a summer break Candice and Steph are back to talk books, movies and music, with only a side of feminism and social justice.

Candice read some books on break and Steph started a dance class.

** We were together in real space with lots of distance so there's a bit of a big echoey room sound, and lots of talking all over each other. We were excited. Deal with it.

Books

Gerald's Game, Dolores Claiborne, Insomnia, Rose Madder & The Green Mile by Stephen King

Evil by Julia Shaw

The Final Girl Support Group by Grady Hendrix along with Horrostor, My Best Friend's Exorcism, The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires

Movies

Just Mercy Trailer - https://youtu.be/GVQbeG5yW78 

Titane Trailer - https://youtu.be/epoyDw8EU9I

Suspiria 2018 Trailer - https://youtu.be/BY6QKRl56Ok 

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Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Movie Review: Kid 90

This week on End Credits, we remember the 90s. For some of us, the 90s are not so easy to forget having lived there, and nostalgia comes to stay in the second half of this week’s show with Kid 90. Speaking of nostalgia, the first part of the show is dedicated to one of Hollywood’s most bankable players with 25 movies over 60 years, and counting: Bond, James Bond.

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Movie Review: Candyman (2021)

This week on End Credits, we’re trying to get some buzz going. Yes, that’s a bee pun, which is fitting because bees are all over the movie we’re reviewing this week, and while we hesitate to join a hive mind, we’re pretty excited about it. This week, we’re reviewing the new horror movie called Candyman, and we’re getting into the second part of our fall movie preview.

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Movie Review: Fear Street Trilogy (1994, 1978, 1666)

This week on End Credits we feel the chills. This August day, we will shut ourselves indoors, turn off the lights, and binge an entire new horror trilogy on Netflix. This week, we are tackling each and every entry of the Fear Street trilogy! Will Fear Street offer the spine-tingling delights we want? Let’s hope so, we’re throwing a whole episode at it.

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Movie Review: Black Widow

This week on End Credits, we’re not back in the movie theatre yet, but we’re getting so very close, and we’re going to talk a little about that. There’s a lot of ground to cover in our first news segment in a while, and we’re going to tackle one of the biggest movies released so far in this pre-post-pandemic era, the latest Marvel Cinematic Universe entry, Black Widow.

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Movie Review: In The Heights

This week on End Credits, we will try and lift spirits. How? Through the transformative power of song and dance, of course! We’re going to review the [theoretically] big screen adaptation of the Broadway musical In the Heights, and we will also talk about the movies from the summer of 1990, where there were hardly any musical numbers at all (save for a horrid Leonard Cohen cover.)

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Movie Review: Army of the Dead

This week on End Credits, we start the next two hundred episodes. Appropriately enough, our first movie back with #201 is a zombie movie, and the author is our old friend Zack Snyder. This week, we’re going to enlist in the Army of the Dead, and before that, we will get back to re-living summer movie seasons of the past with a blast back to the 1980s.

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Movie Review: Best of End Credits Radio

This week on End Credits, it’s a cause for celebration. As you may have noticed above, this is the 200th episode of the show, a momentous event almost four years in the making. There have been a lot of changes on the show, some people have come and gone over the years, but the draw has always been the movies, and this week we remember the best of the best.

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Movie Review: Things Heard & Seen

This week on End Credits, we’re going to get spooky again! It’s been a while since we tackled a good, old fashioned ghost story (unless dead malls count), but we’re going to make up for lost time with the new streaming hit Things Heard & Seen. It’s not exactly breezy summer viewing, but we’re also going to talk about the good old days of going to the movies in summer time.

Monday, April 26, 2021

It's The Vibe That Counts


This pandemic doesn't seem at all like the post apocalyptic books we've read in the past!There is way more sitting around reading books and watching movies and television shows from our younger years.

Join Steph and Candice as a conversation about Lindy West brings them down the path of all the things we've revisted recently before we get to the monthly Stephen King update.

Books

Shit Actually by Lindy West

Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle

Needful Things by Stephen King

Gerald's Game by Stephen King

Survivor's Song by Paul Tremblay

Podcast Links

I Hate It But I Love It

You're Wrong About

This Ends At Prom

 

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Movie Review: Nomadland

This week on End Credits, we’re all on lockdown here in Ontario, but we’re going to hit the road in spirit. Unable to travel ourselves, we will live vicariously this week through the titular characters of Nomadland, and since this is an Oscar-nominee, we will consider all the movies that were also looking good in awards season, but never got their just desserts.

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Movie Review: Promising Young Woman

This week on End Credits, things are going to get especially disturbing. Our review this week is an Oscar-nominee, and a timely one at that. We’re going to talk about Promising Young Woman, and there’s so much to talk about with this movie. For a bit of fun though, we’re going to kick off the first part of the show on a theme with a list of revenge movies.

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

There is no break in March


Steph and Candice chat Fox Mulder, critical thinking skills and 20th and 21st century popular music.

Books:

1973: Rock at the Crossroads by Andrew Grant Jackson

Links:

k-os cover of The Cars Just What I Needed (opens a Youtube video)

Strong Songs Podcast on Babylon Sisters by Steely Dan

Switched on Pop podcast How Streaming Changed the Sound of Pop

Timestamps:

3:00 There was an anti-mask protest near the bookstore; empathy and critical thinking

7:56 Fox Mulder is not the hero you think he is

10:30 It's okay to not be okay, but how do we move forward

16:00 The importance of routine

22:00 Reading as a habit that shakes up your habit

26:50 Podcasts vs radio

30:00 Gen X talking about music these days

50:00 The terror of algorithms

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Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Movie Review: To All The Boys: Always and Forever

This week on End Credits, it may be March, but we’re still in the mood for love. Our movie this week will take us back to high school and the difficult balancing act of school, romance, and the future. We’re reviewing To All the Boys: Always and Forever, and we’re also going to talk about another love affair, Hollywood’s love of affirmation through the awarding of gold statues.

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

All about reading for fun (or for a misguided project)


From Grady Hendrix to habit forming to bananas? It's not as wild a ride as this description would have you believe.

Candice and Steph check in on recent books and authors and how to be intentional with our time.

Books

The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires by Grady Hendrix

My Best Friend's Exorcism by Grady Hendrix

Needful Things by Stephen King

Hello Habits: A Minimalist's Guide to a Better Life by Fumio Sasaki

Links

The Great Stephen King Reread by Grady Hendrix

Timestamps

00:00 Intro and check in with Steph and Candice - what's new, what are you doing once businesses re-open a bit

08:16 Steph talks about books she's read and whether or not she can recommend them

09:45 Let's talk Grady Hendrix 

21:00 What did women socially do before the book club became popular?

23:25 Candice's Stephen King reread and how everyone is wrong about Pet Sematary

30:30 Talking about habit forming

37:30 What else are we doing to relax besides reading?

41:00 Intentionally doing nothing or something - just be intentional

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Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Movie Review: Malcolm & Marie

This week on End Credits, get ready for mortal combat! Not the video game, or any ancillary products based on that franchise, but a verbal title bout between two great actors playing a romantic couple. This week we’re reviewing Malcolm & Marie on Netflix, the most honoured studio in this year’s Golden Globe nominations, which we will also be talking about.

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Movie Review: If Not Now, When?

This week on End Credits is all about living vicariously. Let us enjoy a long summer’s day where life is pandemic-free and hanging out with some new friends in the relationship drama If Not Now, When? Before that, we will talk about the week’s movie news where there’s a lot of talk about with new projects being worked on, and how only some of them are likely to come true.

Monday, January 18, 2021

The Year That Wasn't In Review


Welcome to 2021! Steph and Candice do a mini year in review for 2020 and talk about the music and movies and restaurants they missed and the books and television and home cooking they didn't miss.

Books

Shining In The Dark: Celebrating 20 Years of Lilja's Library edited by Hans-Ake Lilja

The Dark Tower: The Waste Lands by Stephen King

Movies

Midsommar - and how we relate to it now https://twitter.com/alexem/status/1339389665590185985

Links

Spotify's business - https://www.vice.com/en/article/5dzje3/daniel-ek-spotify-artists-pay-interview

Lilja's Library, a Stephen King fansite - https://www.liljas-library.com/

Stephen King Ranked - https://screenrant.com/every-stephen-king-book-ranked-best-worst 

Timestamps

01:45 We start with music

11:30 Moving on to television and streaming services

16:00 Home cooking

18:00 Stephen King book club - Steph has a complementary read and we talk about rankings

33:00 How social media and criticism may have changed Stephen King

38:40 Movies - Midsommar and how it represents our collective experience

42:15 What does the future hold?

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