Horror Movie Podcast Ep. 168: HORROR CINEMA AWARDS — A Celebration of the Finest Achievements in 2018 Horror Films

HCA 3rd Horror Cinema Awards ArtHORROR MOVIE PODCAST PRESENTS the 3rd Annual HORROR CINEMA AWARDS — A celebration of the finest filmic achievements in horror for 2018!

We’ve assembled another wonderful jury from every corner of the horror community, including filmmaker, critics, writers, podcasters, artists, and academics. The nominees are in traditional awards show categories like “Best Actress” and “Best Picture.” The nominees were then voted on by our selected jurors, as well as the Horror Movie Podcast hosts and our 2018 HMP Listeners of the Year.

After the main event, your HMP hosts will be giving away their own special “Dead Serious” awards where we get a little more out of the box and award films for their best “Creeptures” or use of “Real Life Horror.”

Horror Movie Podcast is typically a bi-weekly show that’s released every other Monday (yes, we just switched from a Friday release). If you’d like to support our show, please subscribe for free in iTunes’ Apples Podcasts (or your favorite pod-catching software) and leave us a review! Finally, thank you for listening to Horror Movie Podcast, where we’re Dead Serious About Horror Movies.
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Horror Movie Podcast Ep. 165: The Top 10 Horror Movies of 2018

Top 10 Horror Movies of 2018

Happy new year! 2019 is here, and so is our most anticipated Horror Movie Podcast episode of the year: THE TOP 10 HORROR MOVIES OF 2018! In Episode 165, your faithful hosts bring you nine lists to help us assess the Horror Cinema of 2018. In addition to our Top 10 Horror Movies of 2018, we bring you our Honorable Mentions, our Guilty Pleasure Horror Movie of 2018, our Biggest Disappointments of 2018, the Most Overrated Horror Movies of 2018, our Personal Least Favorite Horror Movie Experience of 2018, our best “PSAs” (or Non-Horror Films That Might Interest Horror Fans), our Top 10 Horror Scenes of 2018, and a sneak peek of our Most Anticipated Horror Films of 2019.

As always, the No. 1 reason to listen to this episode is to hear our HMP community’s collective TOP 10 HORROR MOVIES list, which has been meticulously compiled and tabulated from 69 listener feedback submissions! Join us for the biggest episode of the year, right here at Horror Movie Podcast, where we’re Dead Serious About Horror Movies.

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31 Days of Halloween — Day 5: Summer of 84 (2018) — by Graham the Haunted Marshmallow

31HalloweenSummer84Editor’s note: The hosts of Horror Movie Podcast are always impressed by the knowledge and insights of our listenership in the emails and voicemails that we receive, as well as in the comments here at HorrorMoviePodcast.com. Once again, we’ve asked our listeners to participate in our 31 Days of Halloween by contributing written reviews. This review was submitted by listener Graham the Haunted Marshmallow. You can follow Graham on Twitter @GrahamtheMallow and on Letterboxd @GrahamtheMallow.


Title: Summer of ’84
Country: Canada
Year: 2018
Directors: Francois Simard, Anouk Whissell, Yoan-Karl Whissell
Screenwriters: Matt Leslie, Stephen J. Smith

To have wandering, suspicious thoughts about the unseen lives of your neighbors is to have free-time and a bedroom window – at least that’s what Summer of ’84 tells us.
Home is where the horror is, after all (fitting: Summer of ’84 is available on VOD now), and despite the sheen of suburbia suggesting that everyone is the same – that everyone is okay – 15-year-old Davey begins to suspect the police officer living next door is a serial killer. As his once constant sense of security fragments into a nagging sense of discomfort, Davey enlists his friends (and their bicycles) to get to the bottom of the mystery. The adventure that unfolds from there is charming, nostalgic and fun – until it’s not.
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Horror Movie Podcast Ep. 154: The Predator (2018) and The Nun (2018) and Slender Man (2018) and Searching (2018) and The Endless (2010) and Summer of 84 (2018)

HMP 154 Nun Predator Searching EndlessWelcome to HORROR MOVIE PODCAST, where we’re Dead Serious About Horror Movies! In Episode 154, another of our Frankensteinian episodes, we bring you spoiler-free Feature Reviews of new releases horror flicks Slender Man (2018)The Endless (2018)The Nun (2018), Summer of 84 (2018), and The Predator (2018). We also give you PSAs on several horror-adjacent films, including “screen life” thriller Searching (2018), apocalyptic drama How it Ends (2018), the HBO series Sharp Objects (TV 2018), and real life creepypasta horror documentary Beware the Slenderman (2016). 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 voicemails, so call in with more recommendations and comments at this number: (801) 382-8789 Thanks for listening to Horror Movie Podcast!
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Horror Movie Podcast Ep. 139: Victor Crowley (2018) with Director Adam Green and Mom and Dad (2018) and Devil’s Gate (2018), plus Hereditary (2018) and Summer of ’84 (2018) from the Sundance Film Festival

HMP 139 ArtAll aboard the haunted swamp tour that is HORROR MOVIE PODCAST, where hundreds of podcasters and old pirates have lost their lives! In Episode 139, another of our Frankensteinian episodes, Wolfman Josh and Dr. Shock bring you Feature Reviews of new releases Mom and Dad (2018) and Devil’s Gate (2018). You’ll also get mini-reviews for some of the best year-end films of last year like Mayhem (2017), Tragedy Girls (2017), and Kaleidescope (2017). Unfortunately, Jay of the Dead could not be here this week because he was considering the cinema elsewhere, but we make up for it with a legendary visit from filmmaker Adam Green, plus Josh review’s Adam’s latest film, Victor Crowley (2018). We also bring you our new Collector’s Crypt and Classic Horror Movie Minute segments and we have a special Sundance Film Festival report from once and future “HMP Listener of the Year” composer Kagan Breitenbach. Josh and Kagan talk about the Sundance Midnight Movies slate and preview buzzworthy festival horror films Hereditary (2018), Summer of ’84 (2018) and more!

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 voicemails, so call in with more recommendations and comments at this number: (801) 382-8789 Thanks for listening to Horror Movie Podcast, where we’re Dead Serious About Horror Movies. Continue reading