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… In this Frankensteinian episode, your hosts Jay of the Dead, Wolfman Josh and Dr. Shock kick things off 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, where we’re Dead Serious About Horror Movies. In Episode 023, for the first time ever, we have all four official HMP hosts present at the same time for a Frankensteinian episode. That’s right, it’s the horror podcasting dream team: 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!

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

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 Frankensteinian 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!

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