The Overlook Hour Podcast

The Overlook Theatre and Unnamed Footage Festival present The Overlook Hour Podcast! Join your hosts Clark Little (UFF Co-Founder, Ex-Standup, Brit Box Subscriber), Russell Fisher (UFF Co-Founder, The Overlook Theatre, D&D advocate), Randy Staat (Musician, Engineer, French New-Wave purist) and Oksana Osachiy (UFF Co-Founder, The Overlook Theatre, and Cat Enthusiast) for a weekly discussion and analysis of indie horror films with the occasional documentary, TV show, YouTube Video, dream, nightmare, bowel movement, etc… The Overlook Hour Podcast tricks very special guests from in and outside the industry to chat about a range of topics, so listeners get candid insight into some unique personalities that make the interesting films we so crave. The Overlook Hour Podcast is here to straddle the border of professionalism while creating discussion around interesting and important film that otherwise has none!

Dust off your finest dressing gown because it's the 5th Annual Lookie Awards. Join Russ, Clark, Randy, and Oksana as they cover their Top 5 Films of the 2020. 

In the intro, Randy wanted to include "Fourteen" into the conversation. Clark raves on "Rent-a-Pal" and Russ is was uninspired with "Sputnik". 

 

Films: Fourteen (2019), 14 Cameras (2018), About Endlessness (2019), 13 Cameras (2015), Dunkirk (2017), Tenet (2020), The Shining (1980), Rent-A-Pal (2020), Tower Heist (2011), Sputnik (2020), Carrion (2020), Uncle Peckerhead (2020), The Cleansing Hour (2019), Butt Boy (2019), Underwater (2020), Gretel & Hansel (2020), She Dies Tomorrow (2020), Sun Don't Shine (2012), Feels Good Man (2020), The Wolf of Snow Hollow (2020), Possessor (2020), City Hall (2020), Bacurau (2019), The Platform (2019), 12 Hour Shift (2020), His House (2020), Pelican Blood (2019), Memories of Murder (2003), Koko-di Koko-da (2019), Unhinged (2020), Survival Skills (2020), Anything for Jackson (2020), The Turning (2020), The Grudge (2020), Grizzly II: Revenge (1983), I Blame Society (2020), Rock Camp: The Movie (2021), Don't Tell a Soul (2020), Superbad (2007)

 

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It's Episode 1 of the Creepy Clark Crypcast Show! Join your host Creepy Clark and his Russian assistant as they cover the news, have an in-studio musical guest, and chat with International Business Woman, Madison Kellar.

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Through an Instagram message and a screener link, this week's guest, James Dobbins Jones, managed to split your beloved hosts. James explains the impetus behind his film, “Charlotte’s Net”, how the Dark Web is more monitored than the internet and how he plans to pivot his career.

In the intro, Randy talks about an Abel Ferrara film. Again. Clark tumbled “Downhill” and Russell covers the first film in his new box set review, “Ghost School Trilogy”.

 

Films: The Projectionist (2020), My Psychadelic Love Story (2020), The Midnight Sky (2020), Into the Storm (2014), Soul (2020), Downhill (2020), Greenland (2020), Beasts Clawing at Straws (2020), Whispering Corridors (1998), Midnight Special (2016), Long Way Back Home (2018), Loving (2016), Dead Hands Dig Deep (2016), Charlotte's Net (2021), The Last American Virgin (1982), Shadow in the Cloud (2020), Escape Room 2 (2021)

 

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Joining us for holiday cheer is filmmaker and creator of the beloved “Gwilliam”, Brian Lonanao. He weighs the pros and cons of having a popular short film, explains that his day job supervising dailies supports his filmmaking and closes it out with three of his favorite holiday horror films.

In the intro, Randy discusses a black and white film about a pig, Clark took a trip to “Jungleland” and Russ saw Ctrl+Alt+Trick/Treat”, a film shrouded in controversy over its runtime.

 

Films: Gunda (2020), Small Axe: Anthology/Mini Series, The Truffle Hunters (2020), Jungleland (2019), BFF Girls (2018), Ctrl+Alt+Trick/Treat (???), Gwilliam (2015), Electrical Skeletal (2007), Too Many Cooks (2014), Kin (2018), Butt Boy (2019), The Last Jedi (2017), The Devil's Asshole (2019), Blood Beat (1983), Christmas Evil (1980), Godmonster of Indian Flats (1973), Zardoz (1974), Game Over (1989), Cruel Jaws (1995), Dangerous Men (2005), The Gentlemen (2019), White Boy Rick (2018), American Exorcist (2018), Quaranstein (2020), The Eyeslicer Halloween Special (TV), The Rise of Skywalker (2019), Attackazoids! (2008)

 

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It's the week before the holidays and the boys wanted to bring in their favorite "Cinematic Curmudgeon", special effects artist, Bill Spataro. The boys go over a couple of his recent jobs and Bill sheds some light on the productions. He also assigned overlooked slasher "Just Before Dawn" from 1981 to the boys. In the intro, Randy covers the Mads Mikkelsen film "Another Round", Clark is proud of his discovery of "Wade in the Water" and Russ caught a screener of "Hunter Hunter".

Films: The Mole Agent (2020), Another Round (2020), Beasts Clawing at Straws (2020), Wade in the Water (2019), Hunter Hunter (2020), Don't Look Back (2020), Don't Look Now (1973), Just Before Dawn (1981), Star Wars: A New Hope (1977), Message from Space (1978), The Green Slime (1968), Split (2016), Satan's Little Helper (2004), Paradise Lost (TV), Anything for Jackson (2020), Jiu Jitsu (2020), Slaughterhouse Rock (1988), The Guyver (1991), Diablo Rojo PTY (2019), Knuckledust (2020), Leaving D.C. (2012), Fetish (2018), Greyhound (2020), No One Lives (2012), The Midnight Meat Train (2008), Versus (2000), Promising Young Woman (2020), The Mark of the Bell Witch (2020), Shortcut (2020)

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Despite being a lovely, amiable couple from Philadelphia, Brandon Tanczak and Jill Trager chose the moniker "Jerks Productions" for their business ventures. The filmmaking couple chats with the boys about fundraising for their first feature "Aphasia", how they are working through Covid, and their close relationship with "Tattooed Mom"- one of the coolest bars around.

In the intro, Randy talks about the "Euphoria" Christmas Special, Clark is less than enthused to talk about "The Queen's Gambit" and Russ cryptically talks about Russian found footage film, "Shopping Tour". 

 

Films: Don't Click (2020), Grizzly II: Revenge (1983), The Mark of the Bell Witch (2020), Another Round (2020), Fatman (2020), The Beach Bum (2019), Narrowsburg (2019), Euphoria: Trouble Don't Last Always (2020), Minor Premise (2020), Mank (2020), The Queen's Gambit (TV), Shopping Tour (2012), We Are the Missing (2020), The Nightmare (2015), The Passion of the Christ (2004), Black Bear (2020), Sound of Metal (2019), Spiral (2021)

 

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Joining the boys before he ventures off in a cross country move with his family is the now three-time guest, actor Vito Trigo. Vito tells the boys of early COVID days while filming in the UK, issues a health challenge and explains why Roy Jones Jr. is a bitch.

In the intro, Randy bought a Fellini boxset, Clark educates on the mysterious D.B. Cooper and Russ brings it home with the weirdly wonderful film, "Spell".

 

Films: The Last Thanksgiving (2020), Parallel Minds (2020), The Deep Ones (2020), Another Round (2020), Intervista (1987), Prospect (2018), My Bloody Banjo (2015), What Lies Below (2020), To Catch a Thief (1955), The Mystery of D.B. Cooper (2020), Tremors: Shrieker Island (2020), Spell (2018), Pumpkin (2017), Rift (2017), The Red Shoes (1948), Red Shoe Diaries (TV Series), My Name Is Earl (TV Series), Stealing Harvard (2002), Magic Magic (2013), Crystal Fairy & the Magical Cactus (2013)

 

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Although he is working on his first feature film, Michael Arcos has already developed a unique, recognizable style in his short films. Michael joins the boys this week to talk about a few of those short films, moving to New Orleans, and his influences. He also trades strip club stories with Russ and Clark.

In the intro, Randy wanks for "Mank", Clark saw a bummer of a found footage double feature and Russ stumbled upon a brutal and bizarre film from his birthday brethren, Ruggero Deodato

 

Films: The Night They Knocked (2020), Noise in the Middle (2020), Mank (2020), Citizen Kane (1941), The Twentieth Century (2019), Bad Seeds (2013), Megan Is Missing (2011), Freaky (2020), The Washing Machine (1993), Valerio's Day Out (2019), Trumbo (2015), The Artist (2011), Brian Posehn: The Fartist (2013), Cats (2019), Eyes Wide Shut (1999), The Green Fog (2017), Cuties (2020), Cannibal Holocaust (1980), The Beaver Trilogy (2000), Cat Sick Blues (2015), Jug Face (2013), American Horror Story 1984 (TV Series)

 

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Just a few months after producing his first feature, Nicholas Payne Santos got the opportunity to direct his first feature in “It Cuts Deep”. He joins the boys this week to talk about shooting a film at his parents' house, getting notes on the film from his wife and decline to join the conversation on “stuff we’ve stolen”.

In the intro, Randy provides small talk on “The Giant”. Clark thinks you should visit “His House” and Russ closes it out with late 80’s television show “Monsters”.

 

Films: Green Room (2015), Are We Not Cats (2016), Under the Silver Lake (2018), Another Evil (2016), Kajillionaire (2020), The Giant (2019), Ham on Rye (2019), His House (2020), How to with John Wilson (TV 2020), Uncle Peckerhead (2020), Larry Gone Demon (2015), It Cuts Deep (2020), Monsters (TV 1988)

 

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After reviewing the film, "My Heart Can't Beat Unless You Tell It To", the boys received an email from the director of the film saying he would love to come on the show, despite some potentially harsh criticisms that were made. Jonathan Cuartas joins the show this week to make nice and correct the boys on how much blood can come out of a human body. He also talks about his working relationship with his brother, his influences, and how beneficial it was to shoot in Utah.

In the intro, Randy reports the death of Dick Johnson, Clark has strong feelings on "Let Him Go" and Russell closes it out with a new Halloween go-to "Hack-O-Lantern". 

Films: My Heart Can't Beat Unless You Tell It To (2020), Jojo (2014), The Awakening of the Fairies (2018), Possessor Uncut (2020), The Exorcist (1973), Green Room (2015), Goodnight Mommy (2014), The Lodge (2019), The Shining (1980), Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (1974), Funny Games (1997), Dogtooth (2009), Memories of Murder (2003), Snowpiercer (2013), Dick Johnson Is Dead (2020), Black Bear (2020), Honest Thief (2020), Let Him Go (2020), Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 (2000), Grand Prix (1966), Hack-O-Lantern (1988), The Good Lord Bird (2020 / TV), I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson (2019 / TV), Wild Hogs (2007), Citizenfour (2014), Driven (2018)Driven (2001), Days of Thunder (1990), Ford v Ferrari (2019), Le Mans (1971), How to with John Wilson (2020 / TV), Ned Kelly (1970)

 

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