Decades of Horror 1980s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] Evil Dead II (1987) – Episode 92 – Decades of Horror 1980s

“We are the things that were and shall be again! Ahahahaha! Spirits of the book! We want what is yours! LIFE! Dead by dawn! Dead by dawn!” – The Deadites are back to terrorize Ash Williams once again with Sam Raimi’s super sick sequel EVIL DEAD II. Groovy! Let the fun begin! Thomas Mariani, Doc […]

Decades of Horror 1980s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] The Fly (1986) – Episode 91 – Decades of Horror 1980s

“Be afraid! Be very afraid!” – one of horror’s most famous lines, imitated many times over, originated from tonight’s film, David Cronenberg’s classic body horror exercise in terror The Fly (1986). A very different film than the original 1956 Vincent Price classic, the terrifying fate of Seth Brundle is a much more horrific and grotesque look at what […]

Decades of Horror 1980s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] The Funhouse (1981) – Episode 90 – Decades of Horror 1980s

“Something is alive in the funhouse…something that, tonight, will turn the funhouse into a carnival of terror!” – the tagline for Tobe Hooper’s THE FUNHOUSE promises a nightmare of horror and delivers, mostly, featuring “Gunther” make-up designed by Rick Baker and executed by Craig Reardon. Let the fun begin! Thomas Mariani, Doc Rotten and Christopher […]

Decades of Horror 1980s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI (1986) – Episode 89 – Decades of Horror 1980s

“Some folks have a strange idea of entertainment.” – For Tom McLoughlin’s installment of the F13 franchise, Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI, Bob Larkin takes the role of Martin the Caretaker, replacing Crazy Ralph and providing a series of great lines such as this. The witty script sets the tone for a lively installment in […]

Decades of Horror 1980s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] Aliens (1986) – Episode 88 – Decades of Horror 1980s

“I say we take off and nuke the entire site from orbit. It’s the only way to be sure.” – Hicks (Michael Biehn) agrees with Ripley (Signourney Weaver) in Aliens as they surviving marines search for the best plan in dealing with the swarming, unstoppable xenomorphs. James Cameron delivers a kick-ass sequel to Ridley Scott’s highly successful Alien […]

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[Podcast] Return of the Living Dead (1985) – Episode 87 – Decades of Horror 1980s

“Do you ever fantasize about being killed? Do you ever wonder about all the different ways of dying you know, violently, and wonder, like, what would be the most horrible way to die?” – Trash’s quote within Return of the Living Dead sets the tone for the film, exposes what to expect and is the first thing […]

Decades of Horror 1980s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] Dead and Buried – Episode 86 – Decades of Horror 1980s

“Welcome to Potter’s Bluff” – the tagline for Dead and Buried hides the horror behind an innocuous invitation. Once you arrive to this coastal town, the horror soon begins with one of the more underrated horror films from 1981. Thomas Mariani, Doc Rotten and Christopher G. Moore tackle another gruesome horror film from the 1980s. Guest-host, The Black […]

Decades of Horror 1980s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] Demons – Episode 85 – Decades of Horror 1980s

“They will make cemeteries their cathedrals and the cities will be your tombs.” – the tagline for Demons only begins to hint at the bizarre story behind Lamberto Bava’s creature feature described in another tagline as “an Orgy of Bloodshed.” All the characteristics of 80s Italian horror films are here: a cast of unusual characters, a nonsensical […]

Decades of Horror 1980s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] Galaxy of Terror – Episode 84 – Decades of Horror 1980s

“Hell has just been relocated!” – the tagline for  Galaxy of Terror is short and sweet, no where near as convoluted and odd as the film itself. The Roger Corman cult classic from director Bruce D. Clark features an extraordinary cast, including Robert Englund, Sid Haig, Ray Walston and Eric Moran, and a series of scattershot […]

Decades of Horror 1980s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] The Stuff – Episode 83 – Decades of Horror 1980s

“It’s smooth and creamy. It’s low calorie and delicious. And it kills. It’s The Stuff!” – the tagline for Larry Cohen’s cult classic from 1985, The Stuff, threatens in a heavy handed – but comically effective – manner. Following up his successful low budget horror films It’s Alive (1974) and Q (1982), Cohen once again […]

Decades of Horror 1980s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] Bride of the Reanimator – Episode 82 – Decades of Horror 1980s

“I created what no man’s mind nor woman’s womb could ever hope to achieve.” – Dr. Herbert West (Jeffrey Combs) returns for Bride of the Re-Animator as he and Dr. Dan Cain (Bruce Abbott) return Miskatonic University Hospital to further explore their terrifying experiments with reanimating the dead. Thomas Mariani and Doc Rotten tackle another gruesome horror film from the […]

Decades of Horror 1980s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] Texas Chainsaw Massacre II – Episode 81 – Decades of Horror 1980s

“You have one choice, boy: sex or the saw. Sex is, well… nobody knows. But the saw… the saw is family.” – this dialog from Texas Chainsaw Massacre II illustrates the different take on the Sawyer family director Tobe Hooper has in mind for the sequel to grimy drive-in hit from 1974. Chop-Top joins Drayton and Leatherface […]