Mummy came to my house… Welcome to Episode 097 of HORROR MOVIE PODCAST, where we’re Dead Serious About Getting Kids Into Horror Movies. By popular request, we honor our listeners with this three-hour exploration of the Horror Comedy sub-genre spectrum. We also bring you Feature Reviews of Monster House (2006), The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (1949) and a review of Haunted Honeymoon (1985) that is dedicated to the late Gene Wilder, R.I.P. We also give you some age-appropriate horror recommendations and our TOP 5 BEST HORROR MOVIES FOR KIDS lists. A must-listen for anyone that has a kid and anyone that ever was one!
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— Wolfman Josh meets some legends at SLC Comic-Con: Robert Englund, Danny Trejo, Mark Hamill
[ 0:08:46 ] II. Nostalgia and Horror Origins
— Hosts’ childhood horror origin stories
— Movies that scared us and scarred us as kids
— Days of nostalgia and lots of recommendations
[ 0:40:21 ] III. Concept Discussion: HORROR MOVIES FOR LITTLE MONSTERS
— Is there really such thing as “Horror for kids”
— Identifying horror elements and expectations
— More kids’ horror recommendations
[ 1:01:24 ] IV. Feature Review: MONSTER HOUSE (2006) [ Spoilers begin at 1:05:49 ]
Jay of the Dead = 10 ( Must-See / Buy it! )
Wolfman Josh = 8.5 ( Must-See / Buy it! )
[ 1:25:12 ] V. Feature Review: THE ADVENTURES OF ICHABOD AND MR. TOAD (1949)
Dr. Shock = 7 ( Must-See / Buy it! )
Wolfman Josh = 6 ( Nostalgia Buy it! )
[ 1:32:32 ] Mini-tribute to Gene Wilder, R.I.P.
VI. Feature Review: HAUNTED HONEYMOON (1986)
Wolfman Josh = 7 ( Rental )
[ 1:41:51 ] VII. (Hopefully) Age-Appropriate Recommendations
A. Tiny Terrors for the Tenderly Timid (3 to 6)
— our most tame movie recommendations
Jay’s must-watch: Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids: “Grandmother’s Footsteps”
B. Elementary School Sleepovers (7 to 11)
— our middle-tier movie recommendations
C. Middle School Halloween Parties (12 to 15)
— the most horror-like horror movies for kids
D. Beyond the Pale
— borderline movies that are probably too tough
[ 2:22:38 ] VIII. Our Top 5 Best Horror Movies for Kids
Jay of the Dead
1. Monster House (2006)
2. Poltergeist (1982)
3. Gremlins (1984)
4. Killer Klowns From Outer Space (1988)
5. Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids (2000 – TV series)
1. Poltergeist (1982)
2. The Monster Squad (1987)
3. Ghostbusters (1984)
4. Young Frankenstein (1974)
5. The Gate (1987)
1. The Monster Squad (1987)
2. The ‘Burbs (1989)
3. Clue (1985)
4. Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
5. GhostBusters (1984) or maybe GhostBusters (2016)
Too scary for Josh’s list: Gremlins, Poltergeist
Josh’s Honorable Mentions: ParaNorman, Monster House
IX. Wrap-Up / Plugs / Ending
— New “Lost Mysteries” sticker winner: Mister Watson!
— Mister Watson’s Horror Corridor Horror Review Podcast
— Huw Lloyd’s Undead Wookie Podcast on YouTube
— Monster Squad “Stephen King Rules” pin contest thanks to Artbox Adam in Chicago
— Joe B. visits horror movie locations because he’s Dead Serious About Horror Movies.
— Ana Dreadful tweets from Portugal
— Daniel from Switzerland
— Zia Records owner / VP died recently
— Thank you, HMP Community, for all the nice comments and tweets.
— Chris and Eric’s It’s Alive Podcast
— E-mail from Snowyotter re: “Alice, Sweet Alice”
— Allyson’s At Your Mercy: Library picks teaser and Greg’s Library of Horrors books
— Josh recommends The Sci-Fi Podcast Ep. 17: “Family-Friendly Aliens”
— Josh recommends Movie Stream Cast Ep. 56 “The Monster Squad” and Ep. 58 “Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein”
JOIN US IN TWO WEEKS ON HMP: HMP Ep. 098 for an epic discussion of new release horror movies including Don’t Breathe (2016), Blair Witch (2016), Scherzo Diabolico (2016), The Triangle (2016), They’re Watching (2016), Pride & Predjudice & Zombies (2016) and more!
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Our friend, Dr. Shock, had a tragedy in his extended family recently. Here is their Go Fund Me page if you’d like to consider contributing. Thank you.
If you’d like to hear a little about Jay of the Dead’s take on “Social Horror” (not a sub-genre of Horror, but a sub-genre of Drama), then Jay recommends his review of “Krisha” during Movie Podcast Weekly, Ep. 205.
— MPN Meetup (THIS IS HAPPENING!) — This upcoming Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 in Indiana. See the comments below for details!
We’ll be meeting everyone for lunch at noon at Nine Irish Brothers pub in West Lafayette, Indiana. Then later that afternoon we’ll all be seeing “Blair Witch” together (including Karl from Movie Podcast Weekly). More details here:
Quoted from its website:
“Nine Irish Brothers in West Lafayette is a short walk from Wabash Landing, Purdue University, and downtown Lafayette, Ind. Parking is available in our parking lot and in the parking lot directly across Howard Avenue, via valet service (Thursday – Saturday evenings only), or at Wabash Landing. Nine Irish Brothers validates parking passes from Wabash Landing.”
119 Howard Avenue
West Lafayette, IN 47906
Jay of the Dead’s links:
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Jay of the Dead covers new releases in theaters on: Movie Podcast Weekly
And if you’d like to e-mail Jay of the Dead with a good Beastly Freaks recommendation: BeastlyFreaks@gmail.com
Dr. Shock’s links:
Dave’s daily movie review website: DVD Infatuation.com
Follow Dave on Twitter: @DVDinfatuation
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Dr. Shock also appears on this horror podcast: Land of the Creeps
Dr. Walking Dead’s links:
Pre-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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