BRIEF EXPLANATION: This podcast is not the Horror Movie Podcast for which this site and feed are dedicated. Horror Movie Podcast is slated to release Episode 001 on October 25, 2013. You can read the full explanation and the background on the re-release of The Weekly Horror Movie Podcast (and of Horror Metropolis) at the bottom of the show notes for this episode.
Here it is — the infamous Episode 024… This show is somewhat legendary among TWHMP fans: This is the episode that provokes an exasperated Midnight Corey to say things like, “Lord, take me home!” and “[This movie] was a huge hit at the Special Olympics.” Needless to say, we have some epic and passionate battles, starting right off the bat with a review of Dario Argento’s “Deep Red” (1975). This contentious review sets the tone for the rest of the episode, and it’s very entertaining, to say the least.
But at the top of the show, Midnight Corey begins by acknowledging the death of zombie novelist Z.A. Recht, author of The Morningstar trilogy, which includes Plague of the Dead: The Morningstar Strain, Thunder and Ashes and Survivors, which had to be finished by Thom Brannan. (Be sure to click the link below for Midnight Corey’s interview with Z.A. Recht.)
Next Midnight Corey sparks a conversation about our hosts’ opinions on 3-D and how it is affecting modern cinema and theater-going. (This episode is worth listening to for this discussion alone). And then we move into our four, hotly debated reviews. Continue reading