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Halloweekly Horror Podcast

A weekly podcast of in-depth discussions of all things horror. Many cliches will be harmed during the making of these episodes.
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Jul 15, 2017

We've reached 45% on Rotten Tomatoes for our How Low Can We Go series and it brings us the divisive movie The Strangers. 

Featuring actual adults, actual suspense, real scares and a daring deviation from horror norms, we argue that The Strangers deserves a better rating than this. 

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Jul 7, 2017

Next in our 'How Low Can We Go?' series is Pet Sematary, the legendary late 80's film that scarred and charmed a generation. 

This movie deserved better than it got from film critics, whose hearts are stonier. Sometimes movies are better... than their ratings suggest.

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Jun 30, 2017

Andrew Kasch is a Director on critically-acclaimed projects like Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy, Legends Of Tomorrow and Tales Of Halloween. 

Tales Of Halloween recently won the Saturn Award for best Blu-ray release

Find Tales here: http://talesofhalloweenmovie.com/shop/product/details/4402/bd-dvd-set-brtales-of-halloween-brspecial-collectors-edition

and Never Sleep Again here: https://www.amazon.com/Never-Sleep-Again-Street-Legacy/dp/B003HFUVQI

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...and wherever you get your podcasts.

 

 

Jun 24, 2017

Halloweekly reviews Marty The Great, Busey The Great and all the gang in Tarker's Mills, Maine. 

Jun 16, 2017

Halloweekly sits down with an incredibly talented and acclaimed author, John Langan. 

We talk about his Bram Stoker Award-winning novel The Fisherman, camaraderie in the genre, the place of horror in an age of anxiety and more.

Find John at his website: https://johnpaullangan.wordpress.com/

On Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/John-Langan/e/B003D1RJ4S/ref=sr_tc_2_0?qid=1497640693&sr=1-2-ent

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Jun 13, 2017

A pick up episode in our series How Low Can We Go? finds us in the bayou, an exploding treehouse and a scary hearse. 

Join us as we revisit the unappreciated-in-its-time The Monster Squad. 

If you've got nards or know someone who does, we want you in our private horror-themed Facebook Group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/halloweeklyhorror/

May 31, 2017

1) All in all, Carrie 2013 is obviously not better than the original

2) The studio interferences did this movie NO favors

3) Carrie 2013 is still waaay better than its reputation indicates

4) The secondary cast is surprisingly good

 

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May 27, 2017

The latest installment of our How Low Can We Go? series takes us into the desert, where we discover The Hills Have Eyes. And mannequins.

The How Low Can We Go series is Halloweekly's attempt to find good (or at least watchable) horror movies at each percentage on Rotten Tomatoes from 59% down to 0%. Our goal is to find movies that deserve better rankings and reviews than what they've received. Join us next week as we review The Ruins, currently sitting at 48% on RT.

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May 19, 2017

David Lynch has equalled Fire Walk With Me, but he's never bettered it. This much-slandered masterpiece is a great movie from one of our greatest directors, and is also one of the best horror movies of the early 90's. 

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May 16, 2017

Halloweekly reviews the movie that won our Facebook Witchcraft Movie Poll: 1996's The Craft. 

 

May 4, 2017

Halloweekly reviews Friday The 13th Part 6 (52% on Rotten Tomatoes) and 30 Days Of Night (51% on Rotten Tomatoes) as part of our ongoing series "How Low Can We Go?", our attempt to find the best horror movies we can from 59% to 0% rated on RT. 

Next week: Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (50%) and the Hills Have Eyes remake (49%). 

 

Apr 22, 2017

Halloweekly is watching horror movies from 59% to 0% rated on Rotten Tomatoes. This week we review Hell Night (57%) and The Mummy (56%) as we head to zero. 

Spoiler, both these movies deserve higher ratings. 

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Apr 16, 2017

How low can we go? Nick and George have decided to watch one horror movie at each percentage rating on Rotten Tomatoes from 59% down to 0% and see if they lose their visions or their minds when it's all over. 

In this first installment, we review Scream 4 (59% RT) and Psycho 3 (58% RT) 

A stabalicious pair of horror sequels to draw first blood as we head towards zero... 

Apr 11, 2017

Sony Pictures new movie Life could be one of the best space horror movies ever made. The question is, how many space horror movies are even good?

 

Apr 7, 2017

Halloweekly interviews the incredibly talented author Sarah L. Johnson about her award-winning horror collection Suicide Stitch.

Visit Sarah's website here: http://www.sarahljohnson.com/

Get Suicide Stitch here: https://www.amazon.com/Suicide-Stitch-Sarah-L-Johnson/dp/0692661328/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

Apr 1, 2017

Inspired by a great article on i-D called "How Horror Became Cinema's Smartest Genre", we wanted to take a deep dive on the topic and talk about some of our favorite examples how the horror genre was/is cutting edge, fiercely smart and innovative, and takes on issues other genres may not be comfortable speaking to. 

Original article here: https://i-d.vice.com/en_au/article/how-horror-became-cinemas-smartest-genre

Watch the YouTube video mentioned on the pod featuring Stephen King, Peter Straub and more here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PYqK4gIq5Sw

Trailer for Val Lewton Man In The Shadows Here: http://www.tcm.com/mediaroom/video/187969/Val-Lewton-The-Man-in-the-Shadows-TCM-Promo-.html

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Mar 23, 2017

Jon Padgett's The Secret of Ventriloquism, named the Best Horror Fiction Book of 2016 by Rue Morgue Magazine, heralds the arrival of a significant new literary talent. With themes reminiscent of Shirley Jackson, Thomas Ligotti, and Bruno Schulz, but with a strikingly unique vision, Padgett's work explores the mystery of human suffering, the agony of personal existence, and the ghastly means by which someone might achieve salvation from both. 

Halloweekly sits down with this incredibly talented author to find out where his ideas come from, what scares him, and how he feels about the state of the horror genre circa 2017. 

Find Jon's books on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Jon-Padgett/e/B01NAQPOV0/ref=dp_byline_cont_ebooks_1

Hear him here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bLI9jKjtGY0

And join the amazing community he has assembled to celebrate the work of legendary horror author Thomas Ligotti here: http://www.ligotti.net/

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Mar 10, 2017

It turns out that whatever lives on the ground beyond the Pet Sematary is human after all, and gloriously so. John Campopiano and Justin White, makers of the revelatory Doc:

Unearthed & Untold: The Path to Pet Sematary

sit down for an interview with Halloweekly to discuss the path to their documentary project, the beloved horror film Pet Sematary, the amazing number of people involved with PS that they were able to interview, and much, much more. 

Even if your device's battery is low, you should still listen to this episode all the way through, even if your battery dies.

Sometimes dead is better.

Find Unearthed on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UnearthedandUntold/

and on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Unearthed-Untold-Path-Pet-Sematary/dp/B01N4EY3LF

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and iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/halloweekly-horror-podcast/id1146039365?mt=2 

 

 

Feb 28, 2017

Get Out is getting horror fans into the theater in droves. Is it as good as you've heard? Join us as we react to and review Jordan Peele's game-changing horror debut!

Feb 16, 2017

Halloweekly interviews the director of the upcoming doc Foolish Mortals, a look inside the fandom behind one of Disney's most legendary (and haunted) attractions, The Haunted Mansion!

Follow this amazing project on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/foolishmortalsdoc/

 

 

Feb 3, 2017

With more than 100 years of horror movies in the books, some years have been filled with terrifying treasures, and some years give you Vampire In Brooklyn. In this episode we go through our favorite (and least favorite) years in horror history. 

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Congrats to the winners of our Scream Factory Blu-ray giveaway on our Facebook page, keep your eyes peeled for new giveaways dropping soon!

 

Jan 26, 2017

Halloweekly Episode #20: A conversation with the one-man army behind one of our favorite YouTube channels, Good Bad Flicks!

We cover what goes into researching horror movies good and bad, what kinds of movies can still scare a man who's seen 1000's of them, horror movies with unknown sequels (Scanners!) and more. 

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https://www.youtube.com/user/trachenburg

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