Horror Movie Podcast Ep. 029: Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998) and Halloween: Resurrection (2002) – Part 3 of 5

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Episode 029 is Part 3 of the HORROR MOVIE PODCAST HALLOWEEN EXTRAVAGANZA… This is a five-part series, where your hosts — and some great guests — cover the entire Halloween franchise in-depth, Horror Movie Podcast-style…

In Episode 029, your hosts Jay of the Dead, Wolfman Josh and Dr. Shock bring you in-depth movie reviews of Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998) and Halloween: Resurrection (2002). Our special guest for this show was slated to be Haddonfield Hatchet, but he got called to work. Even so, he still sends us his ratings and recommendations on these two films. Plus, HH will be joining us in the fifth and final part of this Halloween Extravaganza for our Franchise Overview on October 31.

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Horror Movie Podcast Ep. 028: Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988) and Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers (1989) and Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995) – Part 2 of 5

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Welcome to Part 2 of the HORROR MOVIE PODCAST HALLOWEEN EXTRAVAGANZA… This is a five-part series, where your hosts — and some great guests — cover the entire Halloween franchise in-depth, Horror Movie Podcast-style…

Episode 028 runs 3 hours and 29 minutes, and it features three films. First, Jay of the Dead and Wolfman Josh bring you an in-depth movie review of Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988) with the help of special guest RON MARTIN, the host of The Resurrection of Zombie 7 horror podcast.

Then Wolfman, Ron Martin and Jay of the Dead are later joined by Dr. Shock to review Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers (1989).

And finally, our special guest for our third review was called to work at the last minute, so Jay, Wolfman and Doc wrap up this episode by bringing you a pretty epic review of the ’90s oddity Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995).

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Horror Movie Podcast Ep. 027: Halloween (1978) and Halloween II (1981) and Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982) – Part 1 of 5

hmpEp027art (1)It has been 13 months in the making, but finally as promised, here is the HORROR MOVIE PODCAST HALLOWEEN EXTRAVAGANZA… It’s a five-part series, where your hosts — and some great guests — cover the entire Halloween franchise in-depth, Horror Movie Podcast-style…

Episode 027 is a 4-hour and 53-minute part one of our five-part series and it features three films. First, Jay of the Dead and Wolfman Josh bring you an in-depth movie review of John Carpenter’s Halloween (1978) with the help of our fourth official co-host, KYLE “DR. WALKING DEAD” BISHOP.

Next Dr. Shock, Wolfman and Jay bring you a Feature Review of Rick Rosenthal’s Halloween II (1981), with the help of the original Creepture himself, GREGAMORTIS, host of the Land of the Creeps horror podcast.

And finally, Jay, Wolfman and Doc wrap up this epic episode by reviewing the ’80s oddity Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982) with special guest KENNY “THE PUMPKIN KING” CAPERTON, director of indie horror film “Honeyspider” (2014) and owner of the Myers House NC. Also, be sure to enter our drawing to win a horror t-shirt, courtesy of Fright Rags. If you like what you hear, please subscribe. And thanks for listening. Continue reading

Horror Movie Podcast Ep. 026: Tusk (2014) and Honeymoon (2014) and The Dead 2 (2014) and Killer Mermaid (2014) and Crawl or Die (2014)

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A killer mermaid. A walrus-man hybrid. A bewitched bride and Southeast Asian zombies… These are just a few of the horrific delights that you’ll hear about in Episode 026 of HORROR MOVIE PODCAST, where we’re Dead Serious About Horror Movies… This show begins with Jay of the Dead, Wolfman Josh and special guest Kill Bill Kill (William Rowan Jr.) bringing you an epic, 65-minute Feature Review of Kevin Smith’s new comedy-horror flick Tusk (2014).

Then Dr. Shock and Jay move into Feature Reviews of Honeymoon (2014), Crawl or Die (2014), Beastly Freaks recommendation Killer Mermaid (2014), the documentary Horror Business (2005), The Dead (2011) and The Dead 2 (2014), as well as some other tidbits. Thanks for listening.

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Horror Movie Podcast Ep. 025: Lesser-Loved ’80s Horror Fare: Rawhead Rex (1987) and Slime City (1988) and Street Trash (1987) and April Fool’s Day (1986)

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In Episode 025 of HORROR MOVIE PODCAST, we’re Dead Serious About Horror Movies… Jay of the Dead and Dr. Shock discuss some Lesser-Loved ’80s Horror Movies, including obscurities like a demonic Beastly Freak flick called Rawhead Rex (1987) and Slime City (1988) and Street Trash (1987), as well as the infamous and controversial April Fool’s Day (1986). Doc and Jay also discuss also horror-related minutiae, such as our favorite decade for horror. Vote on your preference below:

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Horror Movie Podcast Ep. 024: As Above, So Below (2014) and Sacrament (2014) and Animal (2014)

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Welcome to Episode 024 of HORROR MOVIE PODCAST, where we’re Dead Serious About Horror Movies… Your hosts Jay of the Dead, Wolfman Josh and Dr. Shock kick off this show with a Feature Review of a new indie horror film called Sacrament, by writer-director Shawn Ewert. Next Jay of the Dead brings you a Beastly Freaks segment for Animal. And we wrap up the show with a Feature Review of this week’s brand new theater release As Above, So Below, with guest host One Sick Puppy from the Dead as Hell Horror Podcast. Join us!

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Horror Movie Podcast Ep. 023: Doc of the Dead (2014) and Dark Night of the Scarecrow (1981)

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This is HORROR MOVIE PODCAST — dammit! — where we’re Dead Serious About Horror Movies… In Episode 023, for the first time ever, we have all four official HMP hosts present: Jay of the Dead, Wolfman Josh, Dr. Shock and Dr. Walking Dead (Kyle Bishop). We bring you an in-depth, Feature Review of a 2014 documentary about zombies called “Doc of the Dead,” which showcases our very own Kyle Bishop as a talking head zombie expert. So, you’ll get to hear Dr. Walking Dead’s additional insights about this movie, as well as Wolfman Josh’s comments from a documentary filmmaker’s perspective. Jay of the Dead also brings you a Feature Review of the TV movie “Dark Night of the Scarecrow” from 1981. Join us!

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In Memoriam: A Tribute to Marilyn Burns, Our Greatest Final Girl

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by Jay of the Dead

Flying east on a plane at 37,000 feet, we’ve hit “a rough patch” of turbulence, and I can actually see fear on the faces of my fellow passengers. Oddly, these scared faces call to mind actress Marilyn Burns, who has been in my thoughts since her death two days ago in Houston, Texas. She was 65.

Marilyn Burns was the greatest scream queen the horror genre has ever known. Her debut performance as Sally Hardesty in Tobe Hooper’s “The Texas Chain Saw Massacre” (1974) remains an unparalleled portrayal of profound terror, the kind of terror a real-life victim would feel if death were actually befalling her. Continue reading

Horror Movie Podcast Ep. 022: Ben Ketai’s Beneath (2014) and No Vacancy (2014) and Larry Fessenden’s Beneath (2013) and Aftershock (2013) and Husk (2011)

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Hi, and welcome to Episode 022 of HORROR MOVIE PODCAST, where we’re Dead Serious About Horror Movies… In this episode, you’ll get five Feature Reviews which include: Ben Ketai’s “Beneath,” “No Vacancy,” Larry Fessenden’s “Beneath,” “Aftershock” and “Husk.” Jay of the Dead also talks about the science of horror and a phenomenon called “approach aversion,” and he discusses mainstream film criticism and its relationship to horror. Don’t miss it!

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Horror Movie Podcast Ep. 021: The Proto-Slasher: Precursor to a Subgenre

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Welcome to another OFFICIAL episode of HORROR MOVIE PODCAST, where we’re Dead Serious About Horror Movies… This is Episode 021 — Wolfman Josh’s theme — which is the Proto-Slasher film! We explore this topic and examine four important proto-slasher films with in-depth reviews, ratings and recommendations. In this episode, we also bring you a Feature Review of “The Purge: Anarchy” (2014), which is currently in theaters. Thanks for listening!

Horror Movie Podcast is a bi-weekly show that’s released every other Friday. If you’d like to support our show, please subscribe to our podcast free in iTunes, and leave us a review! And remember, we love getting your voice mails, so call in with more recommendations and comments at this number: (801) 382-8789 Thanks for listening to Horror Movie Podcast! Continue reading