Decades of Horror 1980s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] The Keep (1983) – Episode 107 – Decades Of Horror 1980s

“Obey me! Or I will return you to the diseased state I found you in… and then I will slay BOTH of you!” Radu Molasar (Michael Carter) warns Dr. Theodore Cuza (Ian McKellan) not to question his judgement. Or else! Why he’s suggesting he’s going to return him to his earlier state and then kill […]

Decades of Horror 1980s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] Poltergeist (1982) – Episode 106 – Decades of Horror 1980s

 “They’re Here.” Carol Anne Freeling (Heather O’Rourke) becomes an iconic  character in the history of horror.  Poltergeist  sent shockwaves through audiences when it premiered 35 years ago. Taking the traditional suburban landscape and sending ghosts through it. Giving a whole generation fears of trees, TV sets and clowns. The nightmare fuel is palpable to […]

Decades of Horror 1980s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] House (1986) – Episode 105 – Decades of Horror 1980s

 “Damn! Come back from the grave and ran out of ammunition.” Big Ben (Richard Moll) laments his inability to hunt down prey. Specifically, the curly locks of Roger Cobb (William Katt). A successful writer trying to get past his recent divorce, missing child and Vietnam PTSD. Where could he possibly seek refuge from his […]

Decades of Horror 1980s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] Twilight Zone: The Movie – Episode 104 – Decades of Horror 1980s

 “You wanna see something really scary?” Submitted for your approval, a podcast looking back at an anthology film that’s a remake of a classic TV show. Four segments. Four directors. Analyzed by four men. Attempting to figure out which is better. What caused the infamous tragedy on the film’s set? Which one makes the […]

Decades of Horror 1980s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] They Live (1988) — Episode 103 — Decades of Horror 1980s

 “I have come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass… and I’m all out of bubblegum.” Nada (Rowdy Roddy Piper) comes out of his consumer coma and is ready to blow some aliens away. The satirical sci-fi actioner from horror master John Carpenter is a schlocky example of 80s cheese… with an actual brain […]

Decades of Horror 1980s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987) — Episode 102 — Decades of Horror 1980s

 “This is it, Jennifer: your big break in TV. Welcome to prime time, bitch!” Freddy Krueger (Robert Englund) literally breaks Jennifer (Penelope Sudrow) through the fourth wall. Signaling Kruger’s break away hit into pop culture icon status. What better way to celebrate its 30th anniversary than with a whole Decades of Horror 1980s episode […]

Decades of Horror 1980s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] My Bloody Valentine (1981) — Episode 101 — Decades of Horror 1980s

 “Roses are red, violets are blue, one is dead, and so are you.” – The killer from My Bloody Valentine leaves a colorful limerick for Mabel – before throwing her into a dryer set on extra-dead. The Grue-Crew revisit the Canadian slasher film from 1981. Let the fun begin! Thomas Mariani, Doc Rotten and […]

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 […]