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

Horror Movie Podcast Ep. 026: Tusk (2014) and Honeymoon (2014) and The Dead 2 (2014) and Killer Mermaid (2014) and Crawl or Die (2014)

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A killer mermaid. A walrus-man hybrid. A bewitched bride and Southeast Asian zombies … These are just a few of the horrific delights that you’ll hear about in Episode 026 of HORROR MOVIE PODCAST, where we’re Dead Serious About Horror Movies… This Frankensteinian episode begins with Jay of the Dead, Wolfman Josh and special guest Kill Bill Kill (William Rowan Jr.) bringing you an epic, 65-minute Feature Review of Kevin Smith’s new comedy-horror flick Tusk (2014).

Then Dr. Shock and Jay move into Feature Reviews of Honeymoon (2014), Crawl or Die (2014), Beastly Freaks recommendation Killer Mermaid (2014), the documentary Horror Business (2005), The Dead (2011) and The Dead 2 (2014), as well as some other tidbits. Thanks for listening.

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