Decades of Horror 1980s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] Horror-Themed Music Videos of the 1980s – Episode 135 – Decades of Horror 1980s

 “Darkness falls across the land. The midnight hour is close at hand. Creatures crawl in search of blood. To terrorize y’all’s neighborhood.” Vincent Price helps make Michael Jackson’s Thriller one of the best horror-themed music videos of the 1980s along with director John Landis and special make-up effects designed and created by Rick Baker. […]

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[Podcast] Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988) – Episode 134 – Decades of Horror 1980s

 “There’s a legend ’round here. A killer buried, but not dead. A curse on Crystal Lake, a death curse: Jason Voorhees’ curse.” Our narrator (Walt “Crazy Ralph” Gorney) details the legend of Jason Voorhees. After being stuck at the bottom of Camp Crystal Lake in the last film, Jason is awoken by a young […]

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[Podcast] Jaws 3-D (1983) – Special Edition – Decades of Horror 1980s

 “The Third Dimension is TERROR” The tagline for Jaws 3-D works hard to convince its audience that the film is full of chills and thrills. Buried in the Eighties coming-at-you 3-D effects is a butchered story about the Brody boys all grown up and facing a great white shark of their own…at a famous sea park, […]

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[Podcast] The Gate (1987) – Episode 133 – Decades of Horror 1980s

 “Demons aren’t gonna ring the doorbell!” Terry (Louis Tripp) gives his buddy Glen (Stephen Dorff) a lesson in demon etiquette. Yes, the cult favorite gateway horror film The Gate is much beloved by horror fans of the 1980s. So much so that it won our Patreon Decades of Horror Poll for the month of April! Yes, […]

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[Podcast] Beetlejuice (1988) – Episode 132 – Decades of Horror 1980s

 “It’s Showtime!” Beetlejuice (Michael Keaton) gets his show on the road. So why not listen as The Grue Crew does the same?! Celebrating its 30th anniversary this month, Beetlejuice was the film that launched Tim Burton’s career. A horror comedy covered in spirals, normalcy satire and gothic pondering that made Burton the most mainstream recognized auteur […]

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[Podcast] Night of the Creeps (1986) – Episode 131 – Decades of Horror 1980s

 “What is this? A homicide, or a bad B-movie?” Detective Ray Cameron (Tom Atkins) asks a trick question with an obvious answer. It’s both. Then again, Night of the Creeps isn’t really bad by any stretch. A sci-fi horror comedy for the ages, Night of the Creeps tells a simple story. One of college love, space slugs, and […]

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[Podcast] The Evil Dead (1981) – Episode 130 – Decades of Horror 1980s

 “You bastards. Why are you torturing me like this? WHY?!” Ash Williams (Bruce Campbell) ponders this aloud to the Deadites torturing them. Or maybe this question is more directed toward writer/director Sam Raimi hauling abuse at Bruce. Either way, The Evil Dead is definitely a punishing film, both toward its cast and the audience. Every time […]

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[Podcast] From Beyond (1986) – Episode 129 – Decades of Horror 1980s

 “It ate him… bit off his head… like a gingerbread man!” Dr. Crawford Tillinghast (Jeffrey Combs) is mystified by the powers of creatures coming from The Resonator in From Beyond. The second HP Lovecraft adaptation from writer/director Stuart Gordon didn’t blow up cult audiences nearly as much as Re-Animator upon its initial release. Yet, this feature adaptation […]

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[Podcast] Ninja III: The Domination (1984) – Episode 128 – Decades of Horror 1980s

 “You fool! You can not stop me! I am the ninja! No one, nothing can stop me!” Christie (Lucinda Dickey) is possessed by a killer ninja spirit and is out for blood. But how will this affect her career as a telephone poll worker and part-time aerobics instructor? Ugh, it makes you just wanna […]

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[Podcast] Terror Train (1980) – Episode 127 – Decades of Horror 1980s

 “Did you say ‘all aboard’? That’s ridiculous! They can’t be bored. I haven’t even started.” Ed (Howard Busgang) does his best Groucho impression to annoy the train staff… and everyone else. Ed is just one of many slasher archetypes that populate the Terror Train on New Year’s Eve. Every college kid is wearing a different costume. […]

Decades of Horror 1980s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] The Blob (1988) – Episode 126 – Decades of Horror 1980s

 “I’ll be good I swear… I’ll never see a movie ever again.” Eddie Beckner (Douglas Emerson) tries to wrap his young mind around the horror that is The Blob. Thirty years after the iconic Steve McQueen vehicle became one of the definitive 1950s drive-in classics of the sci-fi/horror genre, director/writer Chuck Russell – along with […]

Decades of Horror 1980s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] The Shining (1980) – Episode 125 – Decades of Horror 1980s

 “Great party, isn’t it?” The ghosts are all calling this party a big success. Congrats to Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson) for pulling it off. Especially with his wife Wendy (Shelley Duvall) and son Danny (Danny Lloyd) constantly nagging him about “please don’t kill us.” Pfft. Family, am I right? The Shining is a pretty big example […]

Decades of Horror 1980s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] Q: The Winged Serpent (1982) – Episode 124 – Decades of Horror 1980s

 “Who the hell is going to believe a ritual sacrificial murder in 1982?!” Sgt Powell (Richard Roundtree) asking the question on everyone’s mind. Yet – in a film with a flying lizard creature, cop drama and an interpersonal struggle of an ex-junkie – a ritual sacrifice is the bottom barrel in the list of […]

Decades of Horror 1980s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] The Beyond (1981) – Episode 123 – Decades of Horror 1980s

 “You ungodly warlock! Because of you this hotel and this town will be cursed forever!” An angry mob storms the hotel of Schweick (Antoine Saint-John), a warlock trying to keep the 7th doorway to hell at bay. Or whatever the hell is happening in this opening as he’s covered in queso. The Beyond – like many […]

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[Podcast] The Fog (1980) – Episode 122 – Decades of Horror 1980s

 “You are weird. Thank God you’re weird. The last one was so normal, it was disgusting.” Elizabeth Solley (Jamie Lee Curtis) loves herself some weirdos. Including the weirdest man of all: Tom Atkins without a mustache! Halloween is getting pretty foggy for Decades of Horror 1980s as they one of the first horror films […]