HAPPY NEW YEAR, horror fans! You’ve survived 2016! Welcome to Episode 108 of HORROR MOVIE PODCAST, our very first show of 2017 where Jay of the Dead, Wolfman Josh and Dr. Shock will be looking back on an awful year for our culture, but a tremendous year for horror. The hosts each bring you their Top 10 Horror Movies of 2016, but more importantly, reveal the results of the calculated Top 10 Horror Movies of 2016 from the collective HMP listenership!
We also bring you a few prize giveaways courtesy of Doctor Shock, Jay of the Dead and amazing artist, illustrator, and loyal HMP listener, Bonnie Bozell!
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— Happy New Year — 2017!
— Dr. Shock’s Christmas Shopping Spree for Movies: The Dead Room
— Reflecting on 2016: “They’re Dead. They’re All Messed Up.”
— Trailer 2016: The Movie
[ 0:10:58 ] II. HMP: YEAR IN REVIEW FOR 2016
— Review of HMP highlights in 2016
— Stats from listener submissions
— Shout-out and thank you to Jay of the Dead’s wife.
— A few listener predictions (and a couple of host predictions, too)
The 39 Horror Movie Podcast Listener Contributors:
Cora Jane in SLC; Kagan in SLC; Brian S. from St. Louis; Elena Cline; Dino from New York in Cleveland; Oliver Oks; Gabby Mora from Chicago (by way of Philadelphia); Ian West in New Jersey; Dark Mark from California; Brian Moloney; Greg “The Gray Man” from Ohio; Juan in Texas; Michelle Ogle; Buffy Slay’her from Canada; Rob from Belgium; Michael Fitzgerald from New York; AnDread from Ohio; Tim (aka Jan-Gel’s Twin); Daniel Rempel; Sal Roma; Jonathan Watkins; Jason Dragon from New York; JodyHorrorGuy from Ohio; Colin Campbell from Scotland; Poison the Well; Frank Wisswell; Luke Bernand of the Dead Last Podcast; Bill V. just east of Toronto; CakeWolf; Shannon; Gareth Young from the U.K.; Robert Salinas; Fiona Odum; Victor Rodriguez from Seattle; Mike from the Back Row Podcast; Joe McGregor; Projectile Varmint; Frank the Fiend; and Slashley G.
[ 0:47:02 ] III. TOP 10 HORROR MOVIES OF 2016
Horror Movie Podcast Listeners’ Top 10 Horror Movies of 2016
1. The Witch: A New England Folktale
2. Don’t Breathe
3. Green Room
4. Train to Busan
5. 10 Cloverfield Lane
6. The Wailing
7. The Invitation
9. The Conjuring 2
10. The Autopsy of Jane Doe
Dr. Shock’s Top 10 Horror Movies of 2016
1. Train to Busan
2. Green Room
3. The Wailing
4. The Invitation
5. The Autopsy of Jane Doe
6. The Witch: A New England Folktale
7. Don’t Breathe
9. I Am Not a Serial Killer
10. The Other Side of the Door
Jay of the Dead’s Top 10 Horror Movies of 2016
1. Green Room
2. The Witch: A New England Folktale
3. The Invitation
4. Don’t Breathe
5. Lights Out
6. Train to Busan
8. The Eyes of My Mother
9. The Boy
Wolfman Josh’s Top 10 Horror Movies of 2016
1. Green Room
2. The Wailing
3. The Witch
4. Train to Busan
6. Don’t Breathe
7. Under the Shadow
8. The Triangle
9. The Good Neighbor
10. They’re Watching
[ 03:32:39 ] IV. HONORABLE MENTIONS (AND OTHER LISTS)
— Honorable Mentions, Disappointments, et al., for 2016 Horror
— Jay of the Dead’s Non-Horror List (but Films of Note for Horror Fans)
V. Wrap-Up / Plugs / Ending
— A few prize give-aways – Winners please e-mail your postal address to HorrorMoviePodcast@gmail.com
JOIN US IN TWO WEEKS ON HMP 109: Predictions and What’s Coming This Year for New Horror Movies in 2017! Join us!
LINKS FOR THIS EPISODE:
—Check out Jay’s Movie Podcast Weekly Top 10 of 2016 show!
For the holiday season, be sure to listen to these classic podcasts of Christmas past:
—Christmas Horror 2013 (Ep 05)
Dead Snow, Devil’s Pass, Silent Night, Deadly Night, Black Christmas
—Christmas Horror 2014 (Ep 37)
P2, Christmas Evil, Saint, Gremlins, Wind Chill, The Last Winter
—Christmas Horror 2015 (Ep 78)
Krampus, A Christmas Horror Story, Rare Exports, Silent Night Bloody Night
—Christmas Horror 2016 (Ep 107)
Good Tidings, Don’t Open Till Christmas, Santa’s Slay, Silent Night, Deadly Night III, ATM, Frozen
Jay of the Dead’s links:
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Wolfman Josh’s links:
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Josh covers streaming online movies on MovieStreamCast.com
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Dr. Shock’s links:
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Dr. Shock also appears on another horror podcast: Land of the Creeps
Dr. Walking Dead’s links:
Order Kyle’s new book! How Zombies Conquered Popular Culture: The Multifarious Walking Dead in the 21st Century
Order Kyle’s previous books American Zombie Gothic and Triumph of The Walking Dead
Follow Kyle on Twitter @DrWalkingDead
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