Decades of Horror 1980s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] Dreamscape (1984) — Episode 100 — Decades of Horror 1980s

 “A woman died, Tommy.” – Dennis Quaid scolds David Patrick Kelly midway through Dreamscape (1984) who replies with dry wit, “Everybody dies…” Dude, that’s cold. The Grue-Crew dive into one of three films in just over a year to explore the horrors surrounding entering peoples dreams…and nightmares.  Let the fun begin! Thomas Mariani, Doc […]

Decades of Horror 1980s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984) — Episode 99 — Decades of Horror 1980s

“He thinks that’s funny. He thinks that’s a funny thing he’s doing.” – Crispen Glover cracks wise in Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter as one of the teens in peril as Jason slaughters his way through the night. Meanwhile, Corey Feldman shaves his head and sharpens his machette to give Mrs. Voorhees’ favorite son […]

Decades of Horror 1980s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] Little Shop of Horrors (1986) – Episode 98 – Decades of Horror 1980s

“Excuse me, I couldn’t help noticing that strange and interesting plant. What is it?” The question on the minds of every patron that walks into Mushnik’s Flower Shop. The Audrey II is all the rage thanks to Seymour Krelborn (Rick Moranis) and his secret gardening tips. Those tips just so happen to involve blood coming […]

Decades of Horror 1980s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] The Howling (1981) — Episode 97 — Decades of Horror 1980s

“You can’t tame what’s meant to be wild, Doc. It just ain’t natural.” – John Carradine sets the cast straight with his witty and biting dialog provided by writer John Sayles for Joe Dante’s horror classic The Howling. Yes, the “other” werewolf film from 1981 – a bit unfair comparison, certainly, because this film truly […]

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[Podcast] Manhunter (1986) — Episode 96 — Decades of Horror 1980s

“It is in your nature to do one thing correctly: Tremble.” –  It’s the first adaptation of a Thomas Harris novel featuring Hannibal Lecter, known in the screenplay as Lecktor. Manhunter brings Red Dragon to life. For Hannibal fans, both the TV show and the Silence of the Lambs series, Brian Cox is Hannibal the […]

Decades of Horror 1980s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] Motel Hell (1980) — Episode 95 — Decades of Horror 1980s

“It takes all kinds of critters to make Farmer Vincent fritters.” – Rory Calhoun’s dialogin Motel Hell is to die for. The design of the killer in a pig mask holding a chainsaw – as seen on the cover of an early issue of Fangoria – is as memorable as any feature from 1980. Yet, […]

Decades of Horror 1980s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] Creepshow (1982) — Episode 94 — Decades of Horror 1980s

“You’re a regular barnyard exhibit. Sheep’s eyes, chicken guts, piggy friends… and SHIT for BRAINS!” – who doesn’t enjoy Adrienne Barbeau as Wilma Northrup giving Hal Holbrook as her husband Henry some shit in the delicious anthology entry The Crate? It’s classic, really. It also leads to the rewarding comeuppance coming her way. Inspired by […]

Decades of Horror 1980s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] John Carpenter’s The Thing (1982) — Episode 93 — Decades of Horror 1980s

“I know you gentlemen have been through a lot, but when you find the time, I’d rather not spend the rest of this winter tied to this fucking couch!” – Gary (Donald Moffat) protests mightily after MacReady violently completes the blood test on the trapped survivors in the Antarctic Station! This shocking segment is just […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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. […]