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The Grudge (2020) - Donation Bonus

It’s 2020, and Kayako has made the New Year’s resolution to bury her two decade Grudge against house guests and let a new face of death terrorize rural Pennsylvania. Can a widowed police detective (Andrea Riseborough) work backwards through stories of doomed real estate agents (John Cho and Betty Gilpin), obsessive cops (William Sadler and Demian Bichir), and Lin Shaye’s failed assisted suicide to find the Japanese influence?  And will her son be the next victim in the chain? Find out in the time it takes to count to five by Donating for Gold Level.

Ju-On: The Final Curse - Donation Bonus

Before Now Playing’s Gold Level Grudge retrospective concludes with a podcast review of the newest American sequel, donors head back to Japan for a final Ju-On double feature. It’s The Beginning of the End for four Tokyo schoolgirls after they break into a haunted house and incur the wrath of howling mad cat-child Toshio. Can a subway security guard, psychic hotel worker, or Toshio’s teenage cousin do anything to lift The Final Curse that hasn’t already been tried in ten previous films? Get to the center of this dizzying spiral when you Donate and Listen Now!

Ju-On: The Beginning of the End - Donation Bonus

Before Now Playing’s Gold Level Grudge retrospective concludes with a podcast review of the newest American sequel, donors head back to Japan for a final Ju-On double feature. It’s The Beginning of the End for four Tokyo schoolgirls after they break into a haunted house and incur the wrath of howling mad cat-child Toshio. Can a subway security guard, psychic hotel worker, or Toshio’s teenage cousin do anything to lift The Final Curse that hasn’t already been tried in ten previous films? Get to the center of this dizzying spiral when you Donate and Listen Now!

Ju-On: Black Ghost - Donation Bonus

2009 was quite a year to hold a Grudge. While Kayako and Toshio were off terrorizing America for a third time, Japan saw the simultaneous release of dual Ju-On movies depicting two radically different curses. Who wore it better? Elderly White Ghost - hunting down unsuspecting schoolgirls and delivery boys for a game of pick-up basketball? Or unborn Black Ghost - plotting a self-induced C-section after being absorbed in utero inside the body of her twin sister?  Find out if either ghost story truly delivers when you Donate for Gold Level in 2019.

Ju-On: White Ghost - Donation Bonus

2009 was quite a year to hold a Grudge. While Kayako and Toshio were off terrorizing America for a third time, Japan saw the simultaneous release of dual Ju-On movies depicting two radically different curses. Who wore it better? Elderly White Ghost - hunting down unsuspecting schoolgirls and delivery boys for a game of pick-up basketball? Or unborn Black Ghost - plotting a self-induced C-section after being absorbed in utero inside the body of her twin sister?  Find out if either ghost story truly delivers when you Donate for Gold Level in 2019.

The Grudge 3 - Donation Bonus

Are Kayako and Toshio giving up the ghost, or just needing a change of scenery?  Grudge 3 finds the vindictive mother and son spirits vacating their Tokyo digs, and moving to a Chi-Town apartment complex! Can the building’s superintendent evict the pair before their evil curse spreads to shut-ins like Marina (Star Trek) Sirtis? Maybe Saw star Shawnee Smith can set a trap to catch the ju-on inside the padded white walls of her asylum. Don’t get bent out of shape about missing our latest podcast. Get crackin’ by Donating for Gold Level this December!

The Grudge 2 - Donation Bonus

Amber Tamblyn takes her traveling pants to Tokyo when older sister Sarah Michelle Gellar isn’t able to slay the angry Japanese spirits that have cursed their whitebread Pasadena family. Grudge 2 finds the siblings tracking down the exorcist mother who first fed Kayako evil powers as a child. Can her ju-on be stopped before it spreads to a nearby high school, and causes some visiting American students to have a really bad hair day?  Find out if the answers are too hard for Arnie, Jakob, and Stuart to swallow when you Donate for Gold Level and Listen Now!

The Grudge (2004) - Donation Bonus

Sarah Michelle Gellar slayed vampires and all manner of evil for seven seasons of television, but never faced spirits as formidable as the Saeki family until she hopped a flight to Japan for The Grudge. Creator Takashi Shimizu returns to direct the 2004 Hollywood remake, keeping the action centered around the same Tokyo house where jealous husband Takeo first murdered wife and son. Can Kayako and Toshio replicate their rage for an English-speaking audience? Or has the horror of Ju-On gotten lost in translation? Donate for Gold Level and Find Out! 

Ju-On: The Grudge 2 - Donation Bonus

Make way for long-haired phantom Kayako and cat-calling son Toshio as they ascend the staircase and join an elite pantheon of horror villains with their 2003 J-horror double feature. No one is safe in Ju-On: The Grudge, as the Japanese ghosts mercilessly stalk schoolgirls, housewives, and even a businesswoman hiding under bedsheets. You’ll be furious too if you miss out on the fun, so Donate for Gold Level today! 

Ju-On: The Grudge - Donation Bonus

Make way for long-haired phantom Kayako and cat-calling son Toshio as they ascend the staircase and join an elite pantheon of horror villains with their 2003 J-horror double feature. No one is safe in Ju-On: The Grudge, as the Japanese ghosts mercilessly stalk schoolgirls, housewives, and even a businesswoman hiding under bedsheets. You’ll be furious too if you miss out on the fun, so Donate for Gold Level today!