Merry Christmas and welcome to HO, HO, HORROR MOVIE PODCAST! It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Episode 136 is our fifth annual CHRISTMAS HORROR extravaganza. Feature Reviews include new-releases Once Upon a Time at Christmas (2017), Red Christmas (2017) and Better Watch Out (2017). You’ll also get an extensive interview with Better Watch Out writer/director Chris Pecker and a ton of Christmas present giveaways including HMP t-shirts and stocking stuffers from awesome sponsors like Fright Rags, Ghoulish Gary Pullin, POV Horror and Printed in Blood!
Coming up next time: We’re bringing you Horror Movie Podcast’s Top 10 Horror Movies of 2017 as well as the Top 10 horror movies of the HMP community! Make sure you e-mail your Top 10 picks to firstname.lastname@example.org before December 27, 2017. Please use our HMP Top 10 Horror of 2017 to make your lists. You won’t want to miss this episode!
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— Jay will join us later
— Thanks to Kagan for Christmas-itizing the HMP intro theme
— Thank you to our sponsors and listener Juan
[ 0:05:45 ] II. Feature Review: ONCE UPON A TIME AT CHRISTMAS (2017)
Dr. Shock: 4.5 ( Low-Priority Rental )
Wolfman Josh: 6 ( Rent it )
[ 00:23:00 ] IIb. SPOILER DISCUSSION!
[ 0:34:54 ] III. Feature Review: RED CHRISTMAS (2017)
Wolfman Josh: 4 ( Avoid at All Cost! )
Dr. Shock: 6.5 ( Rent it )
Jay of the Dead: 7.5 ( Rent it )
[ 1:21:39 ] IIIb. SPOILER DISCUSSION!
[ 1:23:36 ] IV. Feature Review: BETTER WATCH OUT (2017)
Jay of the Dead: 8.5 ( Buy it! )
Dr. Shock : 9 ( Buy it! )
Wolfman Josh: 9 ( Buy it! )
[ 1:46:18 ] IVb. SPOILER DISCUSSION!
[ 2:13:41 ] V. Filmmaker Interview: Writer / Director Chris Peckover
Undocumented, Better Watch Out
—Check out the YouTube video of Quartet Macabre performing Kagan’s arrangement of some music from Better Watch Out
[ 3:15:40 ] VI. Segment: Collector’s Crypt
— Josh and Dave review The Thing: Artbook from printedinblood.com
[ 3:24:46 ] VII. Christmas Present Giveaway
— HMP Christmas Presents – Gifts provided by your loving HMP hosts, listener Juan, Ghoulish Gary Pullin, Fright Rags, Printed in Blood, and POV Horror.
VIII. Wrap-Up / Plugs / Ending
— Kagan Breitenbach’s full Better Watch Out cover after the credits
JOIN US NEXT WEEK ON HMP: Episode 137: The Top 10 Horror Movies of 2017!
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LINKS FOR THIS EPISODE:
— Use our HMP Top 10 Horror of 2017 to make your lists and send them to us for the HMP community tally.
— Check out the YouTube video of Kagan’s Quartet Macabre performing Better Watch Out music
— Buy The Thing: Artbook at printedinblood.com
— Buy Ghoulish: the Art of Gary Pullin on Amazon
— Get the coolest horror t-shirts around at Fright Rags
— Get the Hell House LLC – Director’s Cut at hellhousellc.com
— Listener-designed HMP t-shirts are available at teespring.com/stores/horrormoviecast
— Check out our new HMP Episode Archive
Special thanks goes out to singer-songwriter Frederick Ingram for the use of his music for the original Horror Movie Podcast theme and composer Kagan Breitenbach for the use of his Christmasy arrangement of Fred’s song for our updated theme.
Jay of the Dead’s links:
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Jay of the Dead covers new releases in theaters on Movie Podcast Weekly
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Wolfman Josh’s links:
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Josh covers the Universal Monsters, new and classic, on UniversalMonstersCast.com
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Josh covers streaming online movies on MovieStreamCast.com
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Dr. Shock’s links:
Dave writes daily movie review on DVDinfatuation.com
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Dave covers the Universal Monsters, new and classic, on UniversalMonstersCast.com
Follow @MonstersCast on Twitter
Dave covers Western movies on the We Deal in Lead podcast
Dave appears on another horror podcast: Land of the Creeps
Dr. Walking Dead’s links:
Order Kyle’s new book! The Written Dead: Essays on the Literary Zombie
Order Kyle’s previous books American Zombie Gothic, How Zombies Conquered Popular Culture, and Triumph of The Walking Dead
Follow Kyle on Twitter @DrWalkingDead
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