Take Horror Movie Podcast’s #DeadSeriousHorror Challenge

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#DEADSERIOUSHORROR CHALLENGE AT A GLANCE

1. CUSTOMIZE: Pick a movie and location combo that excites you or freaks you out!
2. RECORD: Take a video of yourself before, during or after your challenge (be honest)!
3. UPLOAD: Upload your video to social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.)
4. TAG: Tag Horror Movie Podcast, when possible, and hashtag #deadserioushorror
5. SEND: Send your video to us via email to Jay at horrormoviepodcast@gmail.com for posting on the official HMP YouTube channel.

*Any #deadserioushorror challenge that puts you or others in danger is not endorsed by Horror Movie Podcast and will not be accepted as an entry or shared with our audience.

**A new winner will be selected each quarter

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Horror Movie Podcast Ep. 063: A Horror Fan’s Plea to Jason Blum and Blumhouse Productions or: “Jay of the Dead’s 13 Principles for Making an Effective Horror Film”

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This episode is dedicated to Producer Jason Blum.

In this unusual edition of HORROR MOVIE PODCAST, where we’re Dead Serious About Horror Movies, Jay of the Dead attempts to save the future of horror cinema by delivering an open letter-style address to Producer Jason Blum of Blumhouse Productions, arguably the most important Producer in horror today, in hopes that he will listen to this episode and consider implementing these good-natured suggestions to improve the overall quality of his future productions.

The Background: Last weekend, Jay saw the latest paranormal, found-footage Blumhouse flick called “The Gallows,” and its utter failure as a quality horror film inspired Jay to finally openly express his concerns with the direction of contemporary horror cinema and to publicly provide a list of foundational filmmaking tips that he calls, “Jay of the Dead’s 13 Principles for Making an Effective Horror Film.”

Jay and Josh conclude the show with Feature Reviews of two of the most recent Blumhouse Productions, “The Gallows” and “Creep.” If you’re Dead Serious About Horror Movies,” this is a must-listen! Join us! Continue reading