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Don't Point That Horror At Me

May 14, 2024

Becky and Jill are feeling sleepy and delving into the world of Sinclair Smith's Dream Date (1993). Katie's bored and a bit boring, and all she wants is to find some excitement at her new school. Plus preferably a cute boyfriend to sweep her off her feet. But what Katie doesn't realise is that dreams really do come true...


Dec 24, 2023

Jill and Becky are feeling Christmassy and getting wrapped up in an insidious plot with Ryan and her multiple love interests, in Richie Tankersley Cusick's Fatal Secrets (1992). There's icy death traps, a quaint old toy shop and a scary Santa Claus all ready to bring the chill to the holidays. Who's the creep in the ski...


Oct 31, 2023

Hello creeps, and Happy Halloween! To celebrate spooky season, we're sharing this bonus episode of a chat recorded in 2022 for the DVD release of Come Back Lucy, the 1970s kids TV show based on the novel by Pamela Sykes. This is the full discussion that was included as a special feature on the disc, where we took a...


Oct 17, 2022

Becky and Jill have time-traveled back to the year when Ziggy Stardust hung up his platforms and Sergeant Howie kept his inevitable date with The Wicker Man, to investigate Pamela Sykes' memorably unsettling novel COME BACK LUCY (1973).

In 1978, an award-winning TV show based on the book came out, and it has just been...


Sep 17, 2022

Jill and Becky join Joanna and her boyfriend (?) Dex in R.L. Stine's 1992 classic The Boyfriend. Joanna is a priviledged young lady with her pick of the lads and Dex just isn't cutting it for her. But is dying the best thing he can do for their relationship or will Shep still come out on top? We dive deep into zombie...