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Every week, Imported Horror brings you the best of fiendish ghouls, bloodthirsty zombies and creepy ghosts from beyond the shining seas. We explore international horror movies and television shows from around the globe that are readily available on American streaming services. All episodes are spoiler-free.

Jan 30, 2020

If you could speak with the spirits haunting a girl's Catholic school, what would you say? Mikhail Red's Eerie is a chilling jump scare-fest that seamlessly blends Latin and Asian horror tropes with spooky stories about ghosts, nuns, religion and mental illness. Also - what politicians would you cast for a...


Jan 27, 2020

Svyatoslav Podgaevskiy's The Mermaid: Lake of the Dead is a campy romp through Slavic folklore, low-tech special effects and vintage monster tropes. It also leaves viewers with a few unanswered questions. Marcus and Melissa explore the film's ending and trope-y plot points.

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Jan 23, 2020

Thanks to Disney, many Americans stereotype mermaids as mute and charming redheads. In Russia, though, the rusalka isn't sweet - she's got claws and a taste for blood. Marcus and Melissa dive in to Slavic folklore, spectacularly creepy makeup and a vintage campy monster movie. Also, would you rather die to spare your...


Jan 20, 2020

Adam MacDonald's Backcountry is crisp and brutal. Its ending leaves viewers with all the feels - and potentially a major misunderstanding of a critical piece of camping safety. Marcus and Melissa break down the gripping conclusion and explore what the film and its characters got right and wrong about...


Jan 16, 2020

Nature is stone cold savage. So is Adam MacDonald's "Backcountry." The film about lost campers in bear country uses deeply disorienting cinematography and stellar acting - both scripted and improvisational - to make the viewer feel exposed and hunted. Also, would you rather watch a film where chattering raccoons fend...