Horror Movie Podcast Ep. 092: The Shallows (2016) and Fright Night (1985) vs. Fright Night (2011)

HMP Shallows Fright Night Anton Yelchin

You know what you’re gonna have to do now, don’t you? Listen to this episode before we turn into vampires and give you a hickey! This is HORROR MOVIE PODCAST, where we’re Dead Serious About Horror Movies… Welcome to Episode 092, another Frankenstienian episode with a special “VERSUS” segment—this time inspired by the unfortunate, untimely passing of actor Anton Yelchin—where Dr. Shock and Wolfman Josh bring you Feature Reviews of Fright Night (1985) versus Fright Night (2011). Later in this episode, Jay of the Dead meets up with HMP listener Kagan, and they bring you a review of The Shallows (2016) immediately after leaving the theater. But the must-listen portion of this show is when Wolfman Josh fulfills the listeners’ request to tell the real-life story of his encounter with a potentially possessed person. Creepy! And don’t miss the official HMP “Dead Serious Horror Challenge (#DeadSeriousHorror)! Join us!

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31 Days of Halloween — Day 24: Fright Night (1985) — by Dr. Shock

Fright Night 1985

Editor’s note: Dave “Dr. Shock” Becker is a host on Horror Movie Podcast and the Land of the Creeps horror podcast. He is also the mastermind behind DVDInfatuation.com, a movie review blog where he is watching and posting one review every day until he reaches at least 2,500 movie reviews. Follow Doc on Twitter: @DVDinfatuation.


“Charley Brewster (William Ragsdale) believes in vampires. His favorite television program is the Fright Night movie show hosted by Peter Vincent (Roddy McDowall), a former film star whose most popular role was that of a vampire hunter; and when he sees some movers dragging a coffin into the basement of the house next door, the sometimes excitable Charley starts to believe that his new neighbor, handsome bachelor Jerry Dandridge (Chris Sarandon), is a Prince of the Undead. Continue reading