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Watch No Evil

By Watch No Evil
Zach and Matt are two veteran horror movie enthusiasts discussing their favorite (and not-so-favorite) films. Spoilers abound so scary movie fans, beware.
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THE WITCH - VVitch, Please (feat. Nathan Platte)
The Watch No Evil boys are joined by Dr. Nathan Platte to discuss the atmospheric New England folk horror, The Witch. 
38:05
June 06, 2022
HEREDITARY - Chekov's Nuts (feat. Val Siegel)
Zach and Matt are joined again by Val to discuss family dynamics, psychological projection, mental health, and demons in Ari Aster's Hereditary.
35:52
May 30, 2022
AWAIT FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS - Simon Says Worship Me
CONTENT WARNING: This episode discusses themes of racism and violence. As racism is one of the core topics of this film, please be advised. Zach and Matt discuss the 2018 Brexit film Await Further Instructions discussing many of the direct damages caused by conservative media. 
31:14
May 23, 2022
KILLER KLOWNS FROM OUTER SPACE - Pierrot-No
Matt and Zach discuss clown tropes, pacing action and horror, and the role of police in horror films in this episode covering Killer Klowns from Outer Space.
27:48
May 16, 2022
CHILDREN OF THE CORN - No Pain, No Grain (feat. Alex Biggs)
Matt and Zach are joined by A Cosmic Void host Alex once again, this time to discuss the Stephen King classic: Children of the Corn. They talk about actors, religious fundamentalism, and the Wu Tang Clan (???)
33:12
May 09, 2022
EIGHT LEGGED FREAKS - Itsy Bitsy's Not So Fitting
Matt and Zach explore humor, sound design, and casting in this episode covering the 2002 creature feature Eight Legged Freaks.
30:41
May 02, 2022
OUIJA - Oui-were Bored
Matt and Zach talk about Ouija, the infamous ouija board horror movie.
30:52
April 25, 2022
STITCHES - That Stitch You Can't Scratch
Matt and Zach discuss humor's effect on horror and how it can transpose onto character development, both positively and negatively. 
24:57
April 18, 2022
THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE - Hooked On A Ceiling
Yeah. You heard right. It's time for the Watch No Evil boys to shred the Texas Chainsaw Massacre
30:18
April 11, 2022
THE OPEN HOUSE - In Need of Closure
Matt and Zach inspect the 2017 Netflix horror film The Open House for plot holes. They discuss what makes compelling writing and attempt to re-create the trailer for the film.
31:31
April 04, 2022
TOXIC SHARK - Toxic Shark-sculinity
Matt and Zach talk about Toxic Shark, a shark movie about a toxic shark featuring a shark that is toxic and transfers its toxicity to its toxic shark attach victims after attacking them in a shark attack. 
26:43
March 28, 2022
THE NUN - Bad Habits
Matt raps and Zach talks about the 2018 film The Nun, diving into religion and its relationship to horror. 
27:33
March 21, 2022
THIRTEEN GHOSTS - Tony Scha-Boooo
Welcome back to Watch No Evil with Season 4. This week we're watching the Tony Schaloub led classic, Thirteen Ghosts.
33:32
March 14, 2022
ADVENT CALENDAR - 25 Slays of Christmas
Matt and Zach watch the new christmas-themed french horror film "the advent calendar." Get ready for some Ho, Ho, Horror.
32:18
December 24, 2021
SQUID GAME - Game with a Capitalist G
Listen to a discussion about the cultural, religious, and anti-capitalist themes in Netflix's Squid Game. Is humanity and compassion strong enough to resist capitalist greed? 
45:23
October 25, 2021
A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET (1984) - Scream a Little Scream of Me
The boys talk about the portrayal of sexuality, trauma, and family dynamics in the classic 1984 Wes Craven film featuring the iconic Freddy Krueger.
34:01
October 18, 2021
THE INSIDE - Watch Me Like One of Your French Films (Feat. Jerry Sampson)
Matt and Zach are joined by author, columnist, and horror expert Jerry Sampson to talk about The Inside and the French New Extremity Movement.
35:22
October 11, 2021
THE SHINING - Not One To Be Overlooked
Matt and Zach talk about The Shining. 
29:31
October 04, 2021
HOSTEL - A Bad (Euro)Trip
Zach and Matt talk about masculinity, sexuality, atmosphere, and cinematography in this week's episode covering Eli Roth's 2005 film Hostel.
35:18
September 27, 2021
FEAR STREET PT 3: No Goode Deed (feat. Jacob Taitel)
Matt and Zach are joined by our friend and horror enthusiast Jacob for the final installment in the Fear Street Trilogy!
27:49
September 24, 2021
FRANKENSTEIN (1931) - Loaded God Complex (Lock It and Bolt It)
Matt and Zach examine the philosophical implications in the 1931 film adaptation of Mary Shelley's 1818 novel.
33:55
September 20, 2021
THE FACULTY - Horror Dads Take Us To School
Matt and Zach are joined by the magnanimous duo The Horror Dads to talk about this 90s classic starring Elijah Wood
31:22
September 13, 2021
SCREAM - Craven' a Classic
Matt and Zach talk about horror tropes and referential media in this episode about Wes Craven's 1996 Scream.
33:55
September 06, 2021
JACOB'S LADDER - Dante's Sinferno
The boys talk about government conspiracy, purgatory, The Inferno, and... The Muppets?
34:57
August 30, 2021
FEAR STREET PT 2: Camp Crystal Fake
Matt and Zach talk part 2, the Fear St. books and the inherent strengths and weaknesses of sequels.
29:16
August 16, 2021
WATCH NO EVIL TRAILER
Matt and Zach talk horror with authors, filmmakers, musicians, enthusiasts, and (most importantly) each other.
00:42
August 14, 2021
FEAR STREET PART 1: 1994 - Smells Like Teen Spirits
Matt and Zach talk about the portrayal of sexuality, color, and nostalgia in Netflix's first film in the Fear Street series. 
42:04
August 09, 2021
The Thing Revisited - Special Episode
Matt and Zach return to the realm of the thing, this time, contextualizing it with the original black and white "The Thing From Another World" and the 2011 Prequel "The Thing"
01:21:23
August 02, 2021
TREEHOUSE OF HORROR II - Watch No Evil
The second in Matt and Zach's Treehouse of Horror series. 
12:51
July 26, 2021
TREEHOUSE OF HORROR I - Watch No Evil
This is the first of Matt and Zach's special Treehouse of Horror deep dive.
12:20
July 20, 2021
A Cosmic Void: JAWS - Bruce on the Loose
Zach and Matt are guests on NOT SAFE FOR netWORK's A Cosmic Void to discuss Steven Spielberg's 1975 Jaws. Check out A Cosmic Void wherever your listen to our podcast!
01:39:09
July 19, 2021
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT
Watch No Evil is starting a Patreon where you can listen to exclusive content, from episodes to music. Help support us in providing you the best horror movie content on the internet. 
09:51
June 22, 2021
SEASON 2 FINALE - The Grudgeling: No Happy Endings
This is it! Season 2 is over. Join us for some fun games, some accolades, and two quick ones!
45:19
May 17, 2021
THE VILLAGE - Sinister Local: VIIIage (feat. Alex Biggs)
Matt and Zach are joined by A Cosmic Void host, Alex Biggs for a colorful discussion of M. Night's The Village.
32:58
May 10, 2021
CHAINED (feat. Lee Allen Howard)
Matt and Zach are joined by novelist Lee Allen Howard to discuss his work as well as the Jennifer Lynch led film "Chained"
38:39
May 06, 2021
ROSEMARY'S BABY - Witches Get Stitches (feat. Emily Rodriguez)
Matt and Zach are joined by artist Emily to discuss Rosemary's Baby
34:47
April 26, 2021
RE-ANIMATOR - I Hardly Know Her
Matt revived this old classic, only for Zach to put it down once again.
32:31
April 19, 2021
BLAIR WITCH PROJECT - Life's A Witch And Then You Die
Do you like camping? Do you like birds? Do you like Urban Legends? If so, you probably haven't seen the blair witch project. (Unless you have, in which case ignore this.)  Matt and Zach talk about this movie now. Remember to follow us! Like and Subscribe to us on TikTok, Twitter, Instagram, etc!
33:44
April 12, 2021
SLAXX - Dressed For Slaxxcess
Sit, Back, and Relax as Zach and Matt unzip this Canadian horror comedy from Shudder. Slaxx perfectly knits together camp, gore, and an insane premise in a well-fitting commentary on today's fast fashion.
34:59
April 05, 2021
HELLRAISER - Real Sad Boi Hours
EXPLICIT CONTENT WARNING - Hellraiser is known for its explicit content and is impossible to really discuss without it. Please be advised.
32:57
March 28, 2021
THE BABYSITTER - The BabySimper
Zach HATES this Netflix Original Movie by Director McG. Matt LOVES it. Will this be the biggest argument ever? What will become of Watch No Evil? TUNE IN to FIND OUT.
31:03
March 22, 2021
SUSPIRIA - Unlimited Soup, Suspiria, and Breadsticks
Put on your dancing shoes as Matt complains about Barre technique and Zach talks about color play in Dario Argento's cult classic "Suspiria"
31:45
March 15, 2021
ALIEN - It's Ripley, Believe It Or Not
We made it. Episode 30. We get to do Alien. It's a classic; It's a wonder; It's one of the best dang extraterrestrial movies of all time. 
32:28
March 08, 2021
GOODNIGHT MOMMY - Smother From Another Mother 2: This Time It's Personal
Matt subjected Zach to the torture of watching Goodnight Mommy (2014).  
34:29
March 01, 2021
ANTEBELLUM - Ahead of its Time
Content Warning - This episode features discussions of race, sexual assault and violence, and could be traumatizing to some listeners. Discretion is advised. 
32:30
February 22, 2021
GANJA AND HESS - There Is Power In The Blood
Zach and Matt discuss race, identity, and vampires in this 70s film by Bill Gunn. 
40:16
February 15, 2021
US - With Us Or Against Us (feat. Troy Sennett)
Matt, Zach, and special guest Troy discuss the Jordan Peele's follow up hit "Us"
41:48
February 08, 2021
CANDYMAN - The Burbs and The Bees
Matt and Zach argue about how good Candyman is.
38:24
January 31, 2021
AMONG US - Sus Free, Die Hard
Zach and Matt are experts in Among Us. Accomplished Saboteurs, Proficient in the art of subterfuge. Of course they have to talk about the social deduction game that swept the pandemic. 
29:08
January 25, 2021
LEFT 4 DEAD - If You Can't Eat 'Em, Join 'Em
The third installment of Play No Evil has Matt and Zach traversing hallowed Valvian halls as they return to Left 4 Dead, a mainstay in Zombie Shooters and the platonic ideal of a multiplayer game.
28:57
January 19, 2021
LITTLE NIGHTMARES - A Hunger Game!
CW - This episode discusses potentially triggering themes.  Continuing with their GAME JAMuary, Zach and Matt discuss the 3D stealth, puzzle platformer Little Nightmares in preparation for the upcoming sequel! 
32:35
January 11, 2021
INSIDE - Hello From The Inside - PLAY NO EVIL
Season Premier! We're flipping the script in that we are removing the script all together, unless its code script, in which case it is working as intended! Matt and Zach are talking about the Video Game "Inside" by Danish Developer PLAYDEAD.
52:23
January 04, 2021
MIDSOMMAR - A Fear In Review
Zach and Matt watched Midsommar. Enjoy our 20th episode, our season finale, our last episode in the year 2020, our magnum opus.
58:31
December 30, 2020
ALL THE CREATURES WERE STIRRING - Blitzen Got Run Over By A Hatchback
Happy Holidays all you goblins, ghouls, demon elfs, and zombie reindeer. Zach and Matt found a new reason to complain this season with All The Creatures Were Stirring (2018). We get to dissect an anthology. 
54:57
December 21, 2020
BLACK CHRISTMAS - Deck The Halls With Boughs Of Horror
Merry Christmas, you filthy animals. Matt and Zach got you a present and its a review of the 1974 classic "Black Christmas" 
47:15
December 14, 2020
THE BIRDS - Just In Time For Thanksgiving!
Matt and Zach talk about birds. Not the good cooked kind, but the malevolent movie kind. 
50:55
December 02, 2020
REAR WINDOW - A Room With A View To A Kill
Is Rear Window the best movie that Matt and Zach have ever seen? Who knows! We Don't! We're just two dudes who love watching movies and have the exact amount of freetime each week to both watch and record one episodes worth of movie review! And by golly, do we like Rear Window. 
51:26
November 23, 2020
PSYCHO - Smother From Another Mother
In Episode 15 of Watch No Evil, Matt and Zach take on one of the best horror films of all time: Psycho. They talk about ambience, score, and the mama's boy that is the magnanimous Norman Bates
49:33
November 16, 2020
A GIRL WALKS HOME ALONE AT NIGHT - She Has The Need, The Need To Feed
Matt and Zach talk about the Persian vampire western, A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night.
53:41
November 09, 2020
HALLOWEEN (1978) - Episode the 13th
Matt and Zach discuss this quintessential horror classic, featuring an iconic, large-knifed killer with a recognizable name. Happy Halloween, Y'all.
51:56
November 01, 2020
CHOPPING MALL - Chop Til You Drop
Matt and Zach has a special guest helping us with our latest episode. Val joins us for a dissection of Chopping Mall (1986) produced by the infamous Roger Corman. Dumb, trashy fun.
53:26
October 26, 2020
THE EVIL DEAD - The Evil Ned
Matt forces Zach to watch the Evil Dead and Zach IS NOT happy about it. 
44:31
October 12, 2020
PARANORMAL ACTIVITY - Paranormal Activia
Matt and Zach tackle Paranormal Activity! Is it good? Is it really pretty not good? Let us give you a definitive answer. 
39:52
October 05, 2020
THE BABADOOK - Dr. Seuss But Make It Horror
Zach and Matt talk about the 2014 Australian Psychological Horror Masterpiece: The Babadook!
48:36
September 28, 2020
CARGO - Cargo? I Sure Hope It Does!
Zach and Matt talk about Cargo (2017), a netflix original, known for its environmental message, anti-colonial sentiments, its unique take on the zombie genre, and the touching story of a father's journey to protect his child. 
38:22
September 20, 2020
THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS - Cannibal Lectures
Matt and Zach talk about The Silence of the Lambs. While you'll get to hear them use their characteristic, personal humor, this episode has many more serious elements. They talk about Feminism in film, the LGBTQ community. Try as they might, not everything they say will be perfect, but to avoid talking about those things would be like pretending they weren't key themes and that their use wasn't impactful. So enjoy our discussion on this historically important horror film. 
41:29
September 13, 2020
SIGNS - I Saw The Signs
In this weeks episode of Watch No Evil, Zach and a newly microphone'd Matt tackle the somewhat controversial M. Night Shyamalan film "Signs" from 2002. This includes talking about creature design, homage to classic icons, a critique of the acting, an absolute callout of Matt's Dad and a vocal interpretation of the Watch No Evil theme. 
49:28
September 07, 2020
WHAT'S IN THE (bird)BOX
After an electrical snafu, Zach and a kind of distorted Matt talk about Netflix's "Birdbox" starring the Extraordinary Sandra Bullock.  Due to the nature of this film, please be cautious of this film's content before listening as we discuss potentially sensitive themes openly. 
50:28
August 30, 2020
SLEEPY HOLLOW - Tall, Dark, and Headless
In this Episode, Matt and Zach dive into the Tim Burton horror attempt, Sleepy Hollow. In this episode they talk about what makes a horror movie and how to classify something that bends genre as well as interpreting color and classics. Join us won't you!
48:31
August 24, 2020
I AM THE PRETTY THING THAT LIVES IN THE HOUSE - Something Mold, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Boo
In this hotly contested episode, Matt and Zach talk about the Netflix original film I Am The Pretty Thing That Lives In The House. They hit on their disappointments, the lost potential, the sound design, and more. All finishing with the classic trivia round. 
45:53
August 17, 2020
THE CONJURING - Color Me Possessed
In this episode, Zach wants to talk about the Conjuring, his wife, the acting, and the Warren family. Matt wants to talk about Color Theory, Madonna and Taylor Swift, and the Liberal Agenda. 
44:02
August 12, 2020
The Thing About The Thing
Matt and Zach discuss John Carpenter's The Thing in their first episode together. Looking at the Popular Culture surrounding the film: the adaptations, sequels, and the media it inspired. As well they discuss readings of the thing through the lens of McCarthyism, the AIDS epidemic, the lavender scare, and the parallels of the corona virus quarantine. 
45:21
August 02, 2020