Right now, he’s out there. Watching, waiting… Don’t look … he’ll see you. Don’t breathe … he’ll hear you. Don’t move … you’re dead! —The Burning (1981)
At long last, HORROR MOVIE PODCAST is finally bringing you our themed episodes on The 1980s Slasher Film Movement, because we’re Dead Serious About Slasher Movies… In Episode 101 here, Jay of the Dead, Wolfman Josh and Dr. Shock are joined by the original Creepture himself, from Wilmington, North Carolina, slasher expert GregaMortis from Land of the Creeps horror podcast!
We take about three and a half hours to discuss the phenomenon that is the ’80s Slasher Film Movement, and we hit some of the ’80s Slashers highlights from 1980 and 1981. We also bring you three Feature Reviews of The Boogey Man (1980) and The Prowler (1981) and The Burning (1981). This episode is a must-listen! Join us!
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[ 0:10:36 ] II. Theme Discussion: The Phenomenon of the ’80s Slasher Film Movement
[ 0:30:22 ] III. A Sampling of Slasher Films From 1980
Wolfman Josh’s List, including all of the films discussed on the episode. Not necessarily an exhaustive list of slashers from 1980.
Christmas Evil aka You Better Watch Out (1980)
Don’t Answer the Phone! (1980)
Don’t Go In the House! (1980)
Dressed To Kill (1980)
Friday the 13th (1980)
Funeral Home (1980)
He Knows You’re Alone (1980)
House on the Edge of the Park (1980)
Motel Hell (1980)
Mother’s Day (1980)
New Year’s Evil (1980)
Night Of The Demon (1980)
Prom Night (1980)
Silent Scream (1980)
Terror Train (1980)
The Boogey Man (1980)
The Grim Reaper (1980)
The Long Island Cannibal Massacre (1980)
The Prey (1980)
To All A Good Night (1980)
[ 1:27:43 ] IV. Feature Review: THE BOOGEY MAN (1980)
GregaMortis = 7.5 ( Rental or Buy for $10 or less )
[ 1:34:28 ] V. A Sampling of Slasher Films From 1981
Wolfman Josh’s List, including all of the films discussed on the episode. Not necessarily an exhaustive list of slashers from 1981.
A Day of Judgement (1981)
Bloody Birthday (1981)
Blood Splash (1981)
Bloody Moon (1981)
Blow Out (1981)
Corpse Mania (1981)
Dark Night Of The Scarecrow (1981)
Deadly Blessing (1981)
Don’t Go Into the Woods! (1981)
Early Frost (1981)
Friday the 13th Pt 2 (1981)
Eyes of a Stranger (1981)
Final Exam (1981)
Graduation Day (1981)
Halloween II (1981)
Happy Birthday to Me (1981)
Hell Night (1981)
Home Sweet Home (1981)
House Of Death (1981)
Just Before Dawn (1981)
My Bloody Valentine (1981)
Night School (1981)
No Place To Hide (1981)
Road Games (1981)
Satan’s Alter (1981)
Shadows Run Black (1981)
Si Yiu (1981)
Small Town Massacre (1981)
Student Bodies (1981)
The Burning (1981)
The Fan (1981)
The Final Terror (1981)
The Funhouse (1981)
The House by the Cemetery (1981)
The Phantom Killer (1981)
The Prowler (1981)
The Slayer (1981)
The Unseen (1981)
X-Ray aka Hospital Massacre (1981)
[ 2:19:38 ] VI. Feature Review: THE PROWLER (1981)
Jay of the Dead = 9.5 ( Must-See / Buy it! )
Wolfman Josh = 9.5 ( Buy it! )
Dr. Shock = 9.5 ( Buy it! )
GregaMortis = 9.5 ( Buy it! )
[ 2:37:30 ] VII. Feature Review: THE BURNING (1981)
Jay of the Dead = 8 ( Buy it! )
Wolfman Josh = 9 ( Buy it! )
Dr. Shock = 8 ( Buy it! )
GregaMortis = 9 ( Buy it! )
VIII. Wrap-Up / Plugs / Ending
— Slasher Madness ROUND 1 results
— Vote in HMP’s SLASHER MADNESS!
JOIN US NEXT WEEK FOR: Horror Movie Podcast Ep. 102: The 1980s Slasher Film Movement – 1982-1983! with returning special guest, GregaMortis of Land of the Creeps!
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GregaMortis recommends that you come and see him at the Myers House NC’s 8th Annual Halloween Bash on Oct. 29, 2016!
Hear Jay of the Dead help review “Halloween II” (1981) in Episode 215 of Ron Martin’s Resurrection of Zombie 7 horror podcast
Wolfman Josh says listen to The Sci-Fi Podcast’s review of THE VOID virtual reality experience!
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