Death By Video



Broadcasting from the creepy old abandoned video store just off Highway 7, join Kit, Phil, & their programmer Graham as they watch some of the weirdest movies ever made in order to keep the ghosts that haunt the video store from escaping and taking over the planet.


  • DBV117: The Brady Bunch Movie!

    24/11/2022 Duração: 54min

    We're back with what just might be our most rambling, and at the same time tightest, episode! We dive into the 1990s time capsule The Brady Bunch Movie! It was a time when television shows from 30+ years in the past were turned into big budget feature films! We discuss the original show; watching reruns of shows made from the 1960s; baby boomer and gen-x culture clashes (which we had to sit quietly through as millennials); and the general ubiquity that the Brady Bunch had on the send half of the 20th century!

  • DBV116: Halloween Special 2022!!!

    31/10/2022 Duração: 02h24min

    It's the spooky season and your sort-of-favourite podcast is back with a terrifically, terrifying, triple feature. First up we dive into the world of heavy machinery possessed by intergalactic stuff that makes it run amok! Then we take a hard turn into 1990s cheese with the weird and whacky: Teenage Exorcist! Finally, we throw down with an all time 1980s classic: Friday the 13th Part VI: JASON LIVES! It's all kinds of spooky goodness in the latest episode of Death By Video!!!!!

  • DBV115: The People's Joker!

    19/09/2022 Duração: 35min

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  • DBV114: DRIVE!

    18/08/2022 Duração: 01h14min

    We're back with an episode on Drive! No, not that movie; it's Drive from 1997! Starring Mark Decascos, Kadeem Hardison and Brittany Murphy! It's a martial arts extravaganza as the movie's heroes Toby & Malik fight their way from San Francisco to Los Angeles! Listen in as our hosts dive into the action insanity of this film! There's high kicking! There's fast punching! There's chainsaw shenanigans! And so much more!

  • DBV113: KNOCK OFF!!!

    08/08/2022 Duração: 01h11min

    We're back with a Jean-Claude Van Damme late 1990s classic! From director Tsui Hark it's Knock Off! It tells the tale of a couple clothing bootleggers just trying to make their way in Hong Kong, only to get caught up in an international nano-bomb smuggling scheme. Good thing one of them is a secret agent! And it isn't Jean-Claude Van Damme! All this and more in the latest episode of Death By Video!

  • DBV112: American Nightmare!

    02/07/2022 Duração: 01h02min

    We're back with the first part of our Canadiana series! We dive into the only authentic Canadian Giallo; appropriately named American Nightmare! It's the skeeziest Toronto has ever looked on film. There's murder! There's sex! There's grungy 1980s' Toronto! There's Michael Ironside!


    16/06/2022 Duração: 01h23min

    We're back with the 1960s rags to riches to rags to riches rock-and-roll extravaganza: WILD GUITAR! There's guitar slinging, record company swindling, hoodwinking, ice dancing, and a whole lot of rocking! Listen in as our hosts point out how the main character's naiveté borders on just being straight up dumb! Plus we discuss all the cast's inability to pronounce the word "café." All this and more in this episode of Death By Video!

  • DBV110: Crimes of the Future

    06/06/2022 Duração: 25min

    We're back!!! And so is David Cronenberg with his body horror freakout: CRIMES OF THE FUTURE!!! Listen in as our hosts report live from Downtown Toronto; the home of David Cronenberg (or as we in Canada call him "Uncle Dave")! There's open heart operations for fun and influence! There's micro plastics! There's all kinds of gooey gross mayhem in this episode of Death By Video!

  • DBV109: What We're Watching!

    14/04/2022 Duração: 21min

    While we're gearing up for another series of themed episodes here's an episode about the films we're watching lately. Films discussed are: Wobble Palace, Blood & Black Lace, Single White Female, Sudden Fury, Nightmare Alley (2021), Drive My Car, Def-Con 4, Bigfoot's Wild Weekend, His Name Was King, The Good The Bad & The Ugly, Bingo Hell, Freaky Farley, and X!

  • DBV107: Blood Feast II

    31/03/2022 Duração: 53min

    We finally watched Blood Feast II!!! Are we happy about it? Not really, but listen in as we dive into this decades later sequel to the original Blood Feast! There's lots and lots and lots of names that are puns! There's "whacky" office humour! There's a song by the Butthole Surfers! There's bumbling cops! Did we mention the whacky office humour? We watched it all and lived to talk about it!


    21/03/2022 Duração: 36min

    We're back with one of the strangest love stories ever committed to film! It's the age old tale of a man who meets a woman, who then meets her giant ape companion! There's vine swinging! The cheetah twirling! There's six different kinds of monster movie mayhem! All this and more in our episode on The Mighty Peking Man!


    10/03/2022 Duração: 01h01min

    We're back with the final instalment in Herschel Gordon Lewis and David Friedman's "Blood Trilogy." It's a beatnik run amok in this 1960s art scene freakout! Listen in as we discuss the totally in efficient way that the murderous painter uses his victims' blood on his canvas! Hear us marvel at the cringy beatnik couple that wear matching wigs and dress shirts! The art world will never see it coming!


    14/02/2022 Duração: 01h03min

    Yeehaw! We take a trip to the deep deep south only to run into Two Thousand Maniacs!!! It's the second part in our David F. Friedman/Herschell Gordon Lewis series! It's also the second part in their notorious "Blood Trilogy!" There's barrel rolling, there's horse racing, there's rock falling, and a whole lot of blood and guts in this southern fried freak out!


    07/02/2022 Duração: 01h02min

    Listen in as we dive into the first "gore" film in history. It's Herschell Gordon Lewis' BLOOD FEAST!!! We explore the exploitation film environment that birthed this movie that shocked audiences coast to coast! There's Egyptian lectures, inept cops, haphazardly composed scenes, and a big helping of gore and viscera! This is the first part in our four part look at the partnership between director Herschell Gordon Lewis and producer David F. Friedman!

  • DBV103: The Scary of Sixty-First!

    21/01/2022 Duração: 01h16min

    We're back with what is probably the most controversial film we've ever covered! Or is it? We innocently dive into Dasha Nekrasova's The Scary of Sixty-First! It's a tale of madness, murder, and Manhattan! Listen in as Phil & Kit try to explain what the "dirtbag left" is to Graham and what it has to do with this whacky movie!

  • DBV 102: Best of 2021!!!

    31/12/2021 Duração: 01h10min

    Happy New Year! Listen in as your humble hosts take stock on the year that was and the films they watched! We discuss Censor, Dune, Titane, The French Dispatch, The Forever Purge, Power of the Dog, and a whole lot more!

  • DBV 101: To All A Goodnight!

    23/12/2021 Duração: 01h25min

    It's the Christmas season and we dive into the overlooked Christmas horror film: To All A Goodnight! Directed by notorious actor David Hess (Last House on the Left, Hitch-Hike, House at the Edge of the Park)! It tells a tale that suspiciously sounds a lot like another Christmas horror film: several university students are left alone at their sorority house over Christmas and a mysterious killer arrives to cause mayhem! All this and more in Death By Episode One Hundred and One!

  • DBV 100! REPO MAN!

    07/12/2021 Duração: 01h47min

    We made it to 100 episodes!!!!! To celebrate we watched an all time classic: Repo Man! It's the punk rock, muscle car, sci-fi, cult classic that put Los Angeles on the map! Directed by DBV all time favourite Alex Cox (even though this is the first film of his we've covered). Listen in as Phil & Graham wax poetic about their genuine admiration for this film, as Kit slowly joins the cult of Repo Man! Plate of shrimp.


    21/11/2021 Duração: 52min

    We're back with the rattastic Canadian rat movie: Of Unknown Origin!!! It's Peter Weller (Robocop himself!) versus a giant rat that has invaded his family home in the French Canadian section of New York City! There's an all star cast of Canadian supporting actors! Listen in as our hosts describe in great detail their distaste for rats and their jubilation at watching Robocop eliminate a whole family of said rats!

  • DBV Halloween Special!!!

    29/10/2021 Duração: 01h04min

    Hey! You're favourite slow to update podcast is back with a Halloween Special on the classic Japanese shocker: EVIL DEAD TRAP! The spooky season is in full bloom so we traveled back to the old abandoned video store only to find it torn down so we found an even older video store to hang out in and discuss all the frights and scares in Evil Dead Trap!

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