Really Awful Movies: Ep 170 – Technology and Horror films with the University of Toronto’s Kevin Chabot
Technology and horror. And where these intersect. It's interesting subject matter, whether it's ghost hunters trying to record evidence of supernatural beings, or new technologies that are changing the way we communicate with one another through an online interface.
Kevin Chabot is currently a Ph.D. student in Cinema Studies at the University of Toronto. He earned a Master's degree from Carleton University where he completed a thesis titled Bodies Without Borders: Body Horror as Political Resistance in Classical Hollywood Cinema. His dissertation project will examine the paranormal, and found-footage cycle of horror films and how they engage with the changing technological media landscape.
His research interests more broadly include horror film, classic and contemporary film theory, medium specificity, and intermediality.
Chris from the Really Awful Movies Podcast chatted with Kevin at the University of Toronto, in a discussion that focuses on:
Friday the 13th
...and many more