In this BONUS episode of Horror Movie Podcast—which also serves as a trial run for the upcoming Universal Monsters Cast—Wolfman Josh and Dr. Shock discuss listener feedback from the HMP “Essential Universal Monsters” poll, give their personal classic Universal Horror recommendations, and give their initial thoughts on the teaser trailer and first poster for The Mummy (2017), as well as the potential for a new shared cinematic universe. Doc also brings his picks for the best monster movies of the 1930s that were not made by Universal Pictures.
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THANKSGIVING and BLACK FRIDAY have come and gone and we’re just now reaching the end of our special HALLOWEEN coverage here on HORROR MOVIE PODCAST. How’s that for dedication to our craft and our listeners? This is HMPEpisode 104, and it is Part 4 of our multiple-part examination of the 1980s Slasher Film Movement. Jay of the Dead, Wolfman Josh and Dr. Shock are joined by the original Creepture himself, slasher expert GregaMortis from the Land of the Creepshorror podcast, to review the hell out of ’80s slashers!
We’re serving up another three plus-hour episode where we discuss many films from 1986, 1987, 1988, and 1989 along with four Feature Reviews of Mountaintop Motel Massacre (1986) and Blood Rage (1987)and StageFright (1987), and Intruder (1989). We also shower our loyal listeners with mountains of gifts from killer giveaway sponsors Cryptocurium, Monsters by Design, The Sci-Fi Podcast, and the kindness of our hearts. Continue reading →
Halloween is over, but HORROR MOVIE PODCAST is still reviewing the hell out of horror movies — Slasher movies, to be exact! This week we continue our examination of the 1980s Slasher Film Movement. This is Episode 103, and it is Part 3 of a multiple-part series. Jay of the Dead, Wolfman Josh and Dr. Shock are joined by the original Creepture himself, from Wilmington, North Carolina, slasher expertGregaMortis from Land of the Creepshorror podcast.
We’re back again with a three plus-hour episode where we discuss many films from 1984 and 1985 with four Feature Reviews of The Initiation (1984) and The Mutilator (1985) and The Nail Gun Massacre (1985), and what slasher discussion would be complete without a feature review of … The Terminator (1984)? You’ll see. Jay of the Dead makes a controversial if not compelling case for considering this movie among the ’80s Slashers. Continue reading →
Happy Halloween from HORROR MOVIE PODCAST, where we’re Dead Serious About Horror Movies! To celebrate Halloween with you this year, HMP is examining the 1980s Slasher Film Movement. This is Episode 102, and it is Part 2 of a multiple-part series. Jay of the Dead, Wolfman Josh and Dr. Shock are joined by the original Creepture himself, from Wilmington, North Carolina, slasher expertGregaMortis from Land of the Creeps horror podcast.
We’re back again with a three plus-hour episode where we discuss many films from 1982 and 1983, with four Feature Reviews of Visiting Hours (1982) and Girls Nite Out (1982) and Curtains (1983) and Sleepaway Camp (1983). Continue reading →
Right now, he’s out there. Watching, waiting… Don’t look … he’ll see you. Don’t breathe … he’ll hear you. Don’t move … you’re dead! —The Burning (1981)
At long last, HORROR MOVIE PODCAST is finally bringing you our themed episodes on The 1980s Slasher Film Movement, because we’re Dead Serious About Slasher Movies… In Episode 101 here, Jay of the Dead, Wolfman Josh and Dr. Shock are joined by the original Creepture himself, from Wilmington, North Carolina, slasher expertGregaMortis from Land of the Creeps horror podcast!
We take about three and a half hours to discuss the phenomenon that is the ’80s Slasher Film Movement, and we hit some of the ’80s Slashers highlights from 1980 and 1981. We also bring you three Feature Reviews of The Boogey Man (1980) and The Prowler (1981) and The Burning (1981). This episode is a must-listen! Join us! Continue reading →
This is the tagline for director Juan Piquer Simon’s “Pieces,” and it says it all. Produced in 1983, when slasher movies were all the rage, “Pieces” doesn’t waste time on things like plot or continuity, yet will absolutely blow you away with its high level of violence and gore.
Following a brief flashback to the 1940s, in which a young boy named Timmy (Alejandro Hernández) bludgeons his overbearing mother to death with an ax, we jump ahead to modern times, where a killer is stalking the beautiful female students of a prestigious Boston-area college. The detectives assigned to the case, Lt. Bracken (Christopher George) and Sgt. Holden (Frank Braña), have very few clues to go on; most of the girls have been chopped up with a chainsaw, and in each instance, the killer has carried off a piece of his victim’s body. Continue reading →
Happy Halloween this month! October is under way, and you’re listening to HORROR MOVIE PODCAST, where we’re Dead Serious About Horror Movies… Episode 099 begins our weekly celebration of this spooky season! For this first week of October, we bring you our first installment of a two-part, thematic series about anthologies in horror films. In this first portion we are talking about “Old School Horror Anthologies,” from the dawn of cinema through 1999. Then next week we’ll be covering “Modern Horror Anthologies,” from the year 2000 to present. We’re also happy to bring you three quick guest appearances of live, call-in listeners that include Jody from Ohio, RedCap Jack from California, and Kagan from Utah! Join us!
Horror Movie Podcast is a bi-weekly show that’s released every other Friday. If you’d like to support our show, please subscribe to our podcast free in iTunes, and leave us a review! And remember, we love getting your voice mails, so call in with more recommendations and comments at this number: (801) 382-8789 Thanks for listening to Horror Movie Podcast! Continue reading →
Before it was a movie, “Clown” was a mock trailer created by first-time director Jon Watts, who had some fun with it by claiming the phony film was “produced by horror master Eli Roth.” Calling it a “ballsy” move, Roth (who had never met Watts) decided to actually get involved (as producer), giving the young filmmaker a chance to turn his short into a feature-length motion picture.
My good friend and fellow podcaster, Jason Pyles (aka Jay of the Dead of Horror Movie Podcast), has been singing the praises of 1976’s “Alice, Sweet Alice” for years. Yet, despite his often-passionate recommendations, this is the first time I’ve ever seen the movie. There’s no good reason why, I suppose; I just hadn’t gotten around to watching it.
Night time in the city. While on her way home from work, Cassie (Jill Gatsby), a waitress, is attacked by two muggers. During the scrum, she somehow manages to break free, and makes a run for it. With her assailants closing in on her, Cassie spots a policeman in the shadows of a small neighborhood park and rushes toward him. But by the look on her face, we know this is no ordinary cop, and before Cassie can react the officer has his hands around her throat… Continue reading →