Have you ever wondered about the origins of the Alien Abduction sub-genre in Horror cinema? In Episode 116 of HORROR MOVIE PODCAST, your hosts and special guest MATTROID (of The Sci-Fi Podcast) spend some time exploring this theme in this Part 1 of a 2-part series whose second episode will air on The Sci-Fi Podcast.com. The highlight of this episode is an interview with filmmaker Eduardo Sánchez, who is the director of Altered (2006), which we Feature Review. We also bring you a review of Alien Abduction (2014). So, if you’ve been sculpting your mashed potatoes to look like nearby laccolithic buttes, then this episode is for you. Join us (or we’ll abduct you)!
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[ 0:17:21 ] II. Conception Discussion: The Horror of Alien Abduction
[ 0:47:19 ] III. Feature Review: ALIEN ABDUCTION (2015)
Jay of the Dead = 6 ( Stream on Netflix )
Wolfman Josh = 6 ( Rental / Stream it )
Dr. Shock = 7 ( High-priority Rental ) – revised
[ 1:11:19 ] IV. HMP Interview: Eduardo Sánchez, director of “Altered”
[ 1:26:09 ] V. Feature Review: ALTERED (2006)
Jay of the Dead = 8 ( Buy it! )
Wolfman Josh = 9 ( Buy it! )
Dr. Shock = 8 ( Buy it! )
Mattroid = 7 ( High-priority Rental )
VI. Wrap-Up / Plugs / Ending
CATACH PART 2 OF THIS EPISODE: The Sci-Fi Podcast Ep. 38: Alien Abduction Part 2: Communion (1989) and Fire in the Sky (1993)
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