Cast Me To Hell: A Horror Podcast

Sebastian Hope and Rob Keir

Two friends and life long horror addicts

discuss everything horror. We talk about the latest whispers in the horror community, review films, provide retrospectives of our favourite horror classics and reveal our Top 5 moments on a range of different features of the horror genre.

All Episodes

We return to our Video Nasties features to discuss Sam Raimi's The Evil Dead on its 40th Anniversary this year.  We discuss the film in depth talking through key scenes, behind the scenes stories and its history in the list of Video Nasties in Britain.  So open up your nearest book of the dead and join us for a trip within the woods. 

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Nov 29

1 hr 33 min

The Ghostbusters return in this post cinema reaction episode.   We delve into the new Ghostbusters reboot/sequel straight from the cinema to see how were feeling straight after that nostalgic trip.  The first 15 minutes are spoiler free for those that want to hear a quick summary but no more then we get into a bit more of a deep dive of scenes and returns and our thoughts about them. 

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Nov 19

1 hr 30 min

Who Ya Gonna Call?  Hopefully not us with complaints as we delve into everyone favourite ghost hunting group that's filled to the brim with 80s comic talent.  We discuss the film in depth, looking at the history of the Ghostbusters, the legacy it left leading up to our review of Ghostbusters Afterlife in the next episode.  So grab your proton packs, pray you don't get slimed and remember if someone asks you if your a God...Say Yes! 

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Nov 15

1 hr 27 min

Happy Halloween dear listeners are you ready for Part II of our Campfire Stories? Prepare yourself for 3 more scary stories in this short episode that will make you question if they are real or not. Not for the faint of heart or those who struggle to sleep from things that go bump in the night! So take a seat around the Campfire and prepare yourself as Spooky Season comes to an end with a SCREAM!

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Oct 30

14 min 28 sec

As our Halloween Spooky Season continues we invite all the family to come and join in with the Cast Me To Hell viewing experience. (Disclaimer - Although we are giving you great recommendation list for the family this Halloween, the Podcast is not Family Friendly, Hell is not child friendly) Our intention is to provide you with ideas of Films that can introduce horror to your family or those who are anti horror without constant terror.  These choices range from modern animated classics, our childhood TV and Film horror loves and alternative dark stories.  So gather round, snuggle up on a cold autumn night and choose a family friendly horror for this Spooky Season viewing.   

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Oct 24

1 hr 24 min

In a special review episode, we will be discussing Halloween Kills (2021). In this episode for the first 20 minutes we will be Spoiler free when discussing the film then we make it very clear that we will be going into spoiler territory to discuss scenes from the film and our thoughts in depth.  Show join the return of Michael Myers to the big screen and our fresh reactions moments after seeing the film. 

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Oct 15

1 hr 30 min

Our Halloween Spooky Season continues as we focus on the blood curdling scares of the small screen.  We each choose 3 Horror shows that we love and talk about why they have such an impact on us.  On choices range from popular current streaming shows, British horror comedies, horror reboots and cult horrors reborn on TV.  So join us this Spooky Season as we rest on the Cast Me To Hell Sofa, make unhealthy snack choices and binge some Terror TV. 

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Oct 10

1 hr 45 min

The season of spook begins for the Cast Me to Hell boys!  In the first of many treats this Halloween season, we start with Michael Dougherty's Trick r' Treat (2007). The first of a new feature on anthology films, this one gives you a perfect mash up of all the creatures you want to see on a perfect Halloween eve.  So join us as we observe Halloween traditions and make sure we get ready to follow them because Sam is always watching!    Find us on Twitter and Instagram @cmthpodcast

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Oct 3

1 hr 39 min

This week we delve in the world of the most terrifying, graphic or psychologically scary scenes that didn't come from a Horror Film.  We discuss films that scarred us as children, Action, Sci-Fi and Comedies that contains scenes that left us wondering what just happened and why so scary?  So join us on a maniacal boat trip into madness and memories.  Find us on Twitter and Instagram @cmthpodcast

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Sep 27

1 hr 31 min

Come all, for now is the time for Gab and Chatter!  This week you will enjoy a return to our Divisive Films feature. We will be discussing Robert Eggers The Lighthouse (2019) starring Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson.  Take a trip into manic isolation with us as we try to work out this hallucinatory shanty of madness. Will we solve this mystery of the seadogs or be driven into insanity by the never ending siren and ensnaring light.  Find us on Twitter and Instagram @cmthpodcast

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Sep 19

1 hr 23 min

In this week's episode we delve into the explicit and dirty world of Britain's Video Nasties.   We give a history of video Nasties and what they meant for Banned horror in the 70s and 80s. Then we discussed one of the films most effected by the Video Nasty era, Wes Craven directorial debut; The Last House on The Left (1972) .  So join us on a banging ride into the strange and crazy history of British Horror. 

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Sep 12

1 hr 56 min

We return to our In Memoriam Feature with our all time Top 5 Favourite Deaths in Horror Films.  We discuss 5 Deaths each all from different franchises. We choose the deaths that really stuck with us personally and shout out a few of your favourite deaths from our Twitter and Instagram commenters @cmthpodcast So join us for bloody, violent and therapeutic trip back through our personal favourite death experiences. 

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Sep 7

1 hr 16 min

Straight from our cinema trip to see the film we return with our thoughts on the new Candyman! The first 15 minutes of the episode are spoiler free thoughts on the film, so don't worry we will make it clear before we go I to spoiler territory.  The rest of the episode is a deep dive conversation into the films themes, death scenes, actors and the overall way it represents the legacy of the Candyman.  So come with us to spread the legend of the Candyman, Candyman, Candyman, Candyman....

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Aug 27

1 hr 46 min

Join us this week on the Moors as we celebrate the 40th Anniversary of An American Werewolf in London.  We discuss the film in depth with some behind the scenes facts, the dark history of John Landis's Horror making career and generally go a bit crazy talking about werewolf Nazis.  So howl with us in celebration of this werewolf Classic! 

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Aug 23

1 hr 36 min

Join us for our celebration of the 1 year anniversary of Cast Me To Hell. We will be discussing how the podcast came about including the process, people and podcasts that have supported us along the way. We will also be discussing some of our favourite episodes from the year and our plans for the future. Find us on Twitter and Instagram @cmthpodcast

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Aug 15

43 min 54 sec

This week we will be discussing our top 3 rip off horrors each. We say "rip off" with kindness as these are mainly guilty pleasures that may not be original but are enjoyable in their own way. So join us as we talk about blatant copies, unofficial sequels and money driven features. Find us on Twitter and Instagram @cmthpodcast

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Aug 8

1 hr 15 min

This week we reach the end of the bloody moss filled mystery trilogy that is Fear Street 1666. We discover how the R.L Stine based series concludes and discuss whether the trilogy as a whole has been improved by each part and overall if it gives a satisfying conclusion to this generational slasher/supernatural story. So come with us to 1666 to discover eye ball gouging, pig eating, curse revealing secrets with some added questionable oral sex decisions. Make sure to tell us what you think of the film and episode @cmthpodcast 

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Jul 25

1 hr 22 min

This week we continue to look at Netflix's adaptation of R L Stine's Fear Street with Part 2 - 1978. We pick up on the questions we were left with last week, an in-depth look at key scenes from the film and ideas for where we think the final part will take us next week. So join us at our favourite spot down by the campsite for some 70s Friday the 13th inspired mythological madness. 

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Jul 18

1 hr 9 min

After a short hiatus we are back to deliver some spine tingling terror going into R.L Stine's Fear Street young adult horror film series. We discuss the film and it's ongoing mystery each week including discussing our love of R.L Stine's books and reading some comments from the CMTH Twitter feed. Some come and join us for a witchy, screamy, heavily 90s themed nostalgia trip into fear. 

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Jul 12

1 hr 6 min

Spoiler Alert!!! This week we bring you a continuation from last week's discussions on Zack Snyder's Dawn of the Dead remake to discuss his return to the horror genre 16 years later with Army of the Dead. We delve further into the directors known style to see if this is more of the same or the evolution of this much debated director. Come to hear our opinion of the film moments after our first viewing, which will feature some spoilers of the film. 

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May 24

1 hr 29 min

This week in anticipation of Zack Snyder's Army of the Dead being released on Netflix, we take a deep dive into Zack Snyder's Dawn of the Dead and discuss his back catalogue of films. We talk about what his prior films might hint at for the quality of Army of the Dead, what positives and negative ideas his films provide from this love him or hate him director.     If you enjoy the show, hit the subscribe button and leave us a review for the episode. 

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May 17

1 hr 35 min

This week we reach the end of our Final Destination Retrospective with the current final entry in the franchise; Final Destination 5 (2011). Join us on the final ride with an abrupt conclusion to this fun and frightening franchise. You all just be careful now! 

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May 9

2 hr 1 min

In this week's episode we continue with our retrospective of the Final Destination Franchise with Part 4 - The Final Destination (2009). Come and hear our thoughts on the first 3D installment in the franchise and whether it leads to new highs or real lows for the series. 

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May 3

1 hr 44 min

In Part 3 of our Retrospective into the Final Destination Franchise, we reach Final Destination 3 (2006). We discuss the changes of the franchise for better or worse, memories of the film and go through the choose your fate story mode from the original DVD that was ahead of it's time.  So come and join, the rollercoaster of love! 

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Apr 25

1 hr 59 min

In Part 2 of our retrospective in the Final Destination Franchise, we look in depth at Final Destination 2 (2003). We discuss the bigger, badder and gorier sequel that builds upon our new terror of flying by making us never want to drive our cars again.  Join us for a car piling, log bouncing, death defying ride on the highway to hell!!! 

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Apr 18

1 hr 19 min

The return of our retrospective series looking in depth at a different franchise. For the next 5 weeks we will be looking at The Final Destination Franchise. A new episode will be released each week to cover the five films from the franchise and a look to the future. In the episodes we will discuss the plot, settings, characters, twists, turns and gruesome action of deaths plan. So come and join us for Part 1; Final Destination (2000) and remember - "We'll be seeing you again real soon".

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Apr 11

1 hr 32 min

In this episode we have each chosen our Top 5 Characters we thought deserved all the pain that was coming to them. So join us to discuss the most hateable and deserving characters of that one way ticket to hell.

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Mar 22

1 hr 24 min

This week Cast Me to Hell are taking a trip to the summer solstice. We will be delving into the divisive madness that is Ari Aster's Midsommar (2019). We will be discussing key scenes within the films, scenes that you have been talking about on our Twitter feed (@cmthpodcast) and generally trying to work out in our own group therapy session why this film has divided so many.  

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Mar 1

1 hr 49 min

We are back to share the love this Valentine's day! Following the effects of the UK lockdown, we can't be together but we are still going. In this episode, we will be discussing an ongoing segment - Original v Remake.  We will be discussing the original My Bloody Valentine (1981) in-depth and following this up with comparisons of the differences with its remake My Bloody Valentine (2009). Together we will decide which is superior, original or remake? 

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Feb 14

1 hr 32 min

In a very different episode we go raw, meaning we are unedited and uncensored. In what was to be a short episode becomes a full length review episode. Where we will be discussing a short film The Tell Tale Heart (2020) and Freaky (2020).

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Dec 2020

1 hr 13 min

This week we delve deeper into the festive season by bringing your our Favourite Festive Frighteners!  We have chosen some of the best and alternative festive horror films to discuss including a film that is our joint favourite festive film.  So get ready to be simply having a woefully wonderful and creepy Christmas time. 

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Dec 2020

1 hr 30 min

This week we will discussing the moments in horror movies that make you scream at the screen, shout out what the f*ck and think Oh no you didn't!  We will each discuss our top 5 stupidest moments in horror movies talking about why we chose them, what they did wrong and how they should have done it.  So don't regret your choices like so many of our choices, do the right thing and have a listen. 

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Nov 2020

1 hr 32 min

On the unluckiest of all days, Friday the 13th we return to talk about oddly enough Friday the 13th.  To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the original film in the franchise being this year, we have delved deep into that first time at camp crystal lake.  We will be discussing the original film scene by scene, looking behind the scenes and looking at the long legacy that has been built over these last 40 years. Ki-ki-ki ma-ma-ma!   

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Nov 2020

1 hr 43 min

Happy Halloween dear listeners and prepare yourselves for something a little different from the Cast Me to Hell camp counsellors. As on this Halloween night we bring you a special short episode with 3 terrifying stories from around the campfire.  So take a seat around the fire and prepare yourself for some seasonal screams!!! 

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Oct 2020

16 min 22 sec

It's finally here, the week of Halloween!  Now this year might be a little different for everyone out there, so we wanted to bring you 6 alternative Horror recommendations to binge this coming Halloween night.  We start by discussing our recent viewing into some well known films of different genres you may have seen and if not you should seek them out this week.  Then we each have compiled 3 alternative choices for a horror marathon that could be forgotten gems, guilty pleasures, box office flops, best worst films or unseen foreign treasures. 

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Oct 2020

1 hr 1 min

In part two of our retrospective of the Halloween franchise we delve into 4 more sequels that show the best the franchise can offer. While other films that show some of the things that made people scream in horror at how badly they tarnished this beautiful brand.  So join us for the ups, downs, slices, dices and all round creepy suspense of Halloween.  Remember to look out for next week's Alternative Halloween recommendations and a bonus treat on Halloween night. 🎃

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Oct 2020

1 hr 37 min

It's finally here, tis the season to get spooky!  This week we bring to you part 1 of our first retrospective based upon our favourite horror franchise; Halloween. This week in part 1we cover Halloween 1-5.  We delve into discussion of each films positives/negatives, behind the scenes stories and the kills that really made us squirm.  We enjoyed discussing the films so much we have bought it to you in two parts (Look out for Part 2 next week) - think of it as a Halloween treat and we may just have a few tricks coming your way. 🎃

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Oct 2020

1 hr 50 min

On our latest episode we have the first in a recurring feature; In Memoriam. In this feature we discuss classic deaths in horror films, characters we were sad to see rest in pieces and those we were glad to see gutted.  In this episode we discuss the top 5 characters we did not want to die. Those characters who had a lasting effect on us even though they didn't last.  So come and share in our loss of some brilliant characters and feel free to share some of yours with us. 

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Sep 2020

1 hr 35 min

We are back again and this time the production value has increased astronomically. Listen to our eerily beautiful new theme and get lost in this extended episode where we go through the different Horror crazes and changes in society’s fears from the 1920’s to modern day and try to consider what the next craze will be. The new theme and production value are thanks to our new Producer Dan Motti.  

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Sep 2020

1 hr 43 min

This week we speculate about the announcement of a new chapter in the Scream franchise. We briefly discuss the directors previous work, what we want to see in the film, and things to avoid. We will also give a rundown of the recently leaked cast list.   

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Aug 2020

1 hr 4 min

Hosted by Seb Hope and Rob Keir. For our first episode, we have chosen to introduce ourselves to anybody out there with a personal Top 5 list, each discussing the main moments and memories that formed our passion for the horror genre. 

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Aug 2020

1 hr 5 min