Apr 29

Horror 101 – Episode 97: 1408

April 30th, 2020

No one lasts more than an hour!

Since our theme is haunted places this year and since most of us are now shut in and effectively trapped in our own homes we decided to cover a film thats based off a Stephen King short story. This is the perfect movie to focus on in these times. Cause if you’re going to be trapped somewhere at least its not in an evil room thats trying to destroy you. Which is precisely whats happening to John Cusack in this film. Join us as we give the Horror 101 treatment to Mikael Håfström’s 1408.

CHECK OUT EPISODE 97 HERE!!!

Feb 28

Horror 101 – Episode 96: Session 9

February 29th, 2020

Fear is a place!

Welcome back to the Horror 101 show. Continuing with our haunted theme, Nefarious Paul B has been asking to cover this one for years. What happens when an asbestos removal crew take on a stressful job at a derelict insane asylum? Something wanders the halls of Danvers State Hospital and nothing is what it seems. The past and present collide with lethal results. Filmed at the actual derelict institution before it was torn down in 2006, this film has the ultimate creep factor and keeps you guessing all the way to its shocking and dark finale. One of the first films to be shot on Digital 24P cameras. Join us as we give the Horror 101 treatment to Brad Anderson’s Session 9.

CHECK OUT EPISODE 96 HERE!!!

Jan 31

Horror 101 – Episode 95: The Evil (1978)

January 31st, 2020

An ancient horror slept beneath the old haunted mansion… nothing could stop its escape!

Welcome to our first podcast of 2020. Since we had so much fun with the Haunted House film Legend of Hell House at the end of 2019 and since our last year theme gave us nothing but positive feedback, we’ve decided to devote this entire year to haunted house films for your enjoyment. Up first is Gus Trikonis‘ obscure chiller, The Evil. Starring Richard Crenna, Joanna Pettet and Andrew Prine. Join us for a supernaturally great Horror 101 year!

CHECK OUT EPISODE 95 HERE!!!

Dec 31

Horror 101 – Episode 94: The Legend of Hell House

December 31st, 2019

For the sake of your sanity, pray it isn’t true!

Welcome to our last podcast of 2019! For this holiday special, we’re going old school and covering one of the more notorious haunted house movies from its time. Since a good portion of this movie is set on December 24th, we decided to give the Horror 101 treatment to John Hough’s The Legend of Hell House.

CHECK OUT EPISODE 94 HERE!!!

Nov 30

Horror 101 – Episode 93: Body Bags (1993)

November 30, 2019

Zip yourself in tight!

Welcome back to the Horror 101 show. Something a little different this podcast. Its not exactly a hidden gem but we don’t see this film being talked about in the community too often. If we were to tell you there was an anthology horror film from the 90s, hosted by John Carpenter as this ghoul in a morgue, cracking eye rolling jokes and ushering you into tales which feature Tobe Hooper, Wes Craven, David Naughton, Sam Raimi, Stacy Keach, Mark Hamill, Blondie, Sheena Easton, and David Warner. And thats maybe HALF of the faces you’d recognise in the film. Would you believe me? Cause that shit exists, Ladies and Gentlemen. For this 93rd episode we’re gonna dig up these tales of terror from 1993. Join us as we give the Horror 101 treatment to Body Bags!

CHECK OUT EPISODE 93 HERE!!!

Oct 29

Horror 101 – Episode 92: Candyman (1992)

October 31st, 2019

We Dare You To Say His Name Five Times!

Welcome back to the Horror 101 podcast. In 1992 Bernard Rose directed a film which was based on a Clive Barker Story about the potency of urban legends and how far down the rabbit hole one graduate student will go to find out the truth about the infamous Candyman. They say if you call his name 5 times into the mirror he will come and butcher you with his hook for a hand. A true retelling of the Bloody Mary game. It featured good gore, excellent performances from Tony Todd and Virginia Madsen and a haunting score by Phillip Glass. Since Jordan Peele is helping to write the next chapter in this story (coming next year) we decided to give the Horror 101 treatment to Candyman this Halloween. Join us!

CHECK OUT EPISODE 92 HERE!!!

Sep 29

Horror 101 – Episode 91: Misery (1990)

September 30th, 2019

Paul Sheldon used to write for a living. Now, he’s writing to stay alive.

Welcome back Horror fans! The Horror 101 crew decided to let Nood pick the movie she wanted to feature as part of her 50th birthday gift. To our amazement she chose one of the best Stephen King novel adaptations ever created. Directed by Rob Reiner and written for the screen by William Goldman, this film gave Kathy Bates an Academy Award for Best Actor. its a riveting tale of an accomplished novelist being saved from a certain death situation by his number one fan. Imagine being at the complete mercy of a nurse who slowly unravels and looses her mind, becoming more violent and deranged day by day. Paul Sheldon used to write for a living. Now, he’s writing for his life. Join us as we give a special birthday treatment to Misery.

CHECK OUT EPISODE 91 HERE!!!

Aug 31

Horror 101 – Episode 90: Night of the Living Dead 1990

August 31st, 2019

There IS a fate worse than death!

Welcome back to the Horror 101 Podcast. For this 90th milestone show we’re spotlighting one of those rare horror remakes that does it’s job well. In 1968 George Romero directed a new kind of horror movie which gave birth to an original new monster, the modern day zombie. After a last minute name change and an error in the title of the film the copyright was essentially lost and this film has ever since been open as public domain. 22 years later special effects wizard Tom Savini was given the opportunity to direct the remake of Romero’s classic. We’ll speak with Tony Todd and get some of his stories on the production of that film. How did he get the part of Ben? Which actor did he have issues with during the shoot? All that and more coming at you from Horror 101!

CHECK OUT EPISODE 90 HERE!!!

Jul 30

Horror 101 – Episode 89: Leviathan (1989)

It will leave you gasping for air!

Welcome back to the Horror 101 Podcast. For our 89th show we’ve focused on a big budget bomb from 1989. How can a monster film set 2 miles underwater starring Peter Weller and Richard Crenna with Jerry Goldsmith music and effects from Stan Winston fail? You’re about to find out. A derivative script and bad timing probably had a huge part of it. We’ll discuss the pros and cons of this creature feature called Leviathan and I’ll give a small tribute to Rutger Hauer who sadly passed away a few days AFTER we recorded this show.

CHECK OUT EPISODE 89 HERE!!!

Jun 26

Horror 101 – Episode 88: Child’s Play, Old and New

He wants YOU for a new best friend….

Welcome back to another Horror 101 Podcast. For the 88th show we’re featuringTom Holland’s original killer doll film, Child’s Play (1988). Starring Chris Sarandon, Catherine Hicks, Brad Dourif and Alex Vincent. Along with giving Child’s Play the usual Horror 101 treatment we’re adding a small, spoiler-light review of the new remake film which was released June 21st. We’ll mention the pros and cons of both films and how they compare. No need for batteries with this show. Join us!

CHECK OUT EPISODE 88 HERE!!!

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