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Hellbent For Horror


Mar 18, 2016

Scary stories from nights long ago. 

The ultimate horror is fear of the unknown, and if you’ve ever been lost in the woods you might know this one deeply. 

We talk about Folk Horror, a little known type of horror that stems from old folklore, the land, and the scary monsters that live deep in Nature.

 

Show Notes- for Episode 002, ““If You Aren’t Afraid in The Woods, You Haven’t Gone Deep Enough”

Movies Discussed:

The Witch: A New England Folk Tale (2015):

Director: Robert Eggers

“A History of Horror” (2010):

Starring: Mark Gatiss:

(Extra Credit: The Sequel Mark Gatiss Documentary- Horror Europa (2012):

 

“Witchfinder General” (1968):

Director: Michael Reeves

Starring: Vincent Price

 

“The Devil Rides Out” (1968):

Director: Terence Fisher

Starring: Christopher Lee

 

“Mark of the Devil” (1970):

Director: Michael Armstrong

Starring:

Herbert Lom

 Udo Kier

 

“The Bloody Judge” (1970):

Director: Jess Franco

Starring Christopher Lee

 

“The Wicker Man” (1973):

Directed by: Robin Hardy

Written by: Anthony Shaffer

Starring:

Edward Woodward:

Britt Ekland:

Christopher Lee

 

“The Hallow” (2015):

Director: Corin Hardy

 

“Eyes of Fire” (1983):

Director: Avery Crounse

 

Books and Authors:

H.P. Lovecraft:

Quote from the book: “Supernatural Horror in Literature”

 

Algernon Blackwood:

Short Story: “The Wendigo” (1910)

From the Collection: “The Lost Valley and Other Stories”

Extra Credit: Algernon Blackwood’s “The Willows” (1907)

From the Collection: “The Listener and Other Stories”

 

This is S.A. Bradley, and I’m a life-long horror lover. This podcast combines horror history, personal observations, common themes, and cultural trends to tell a story with each episode.  Here we talk about all things horror. Horror movies, books, comics, hosts, conventions.

 The door swings wide here, and all types of horror are welcome.  Each episode covers some aspect of horror with lots of viewing or reading suggestions for you to check out.  I want to start conversations with people about all types of horror. 

I’ve been a fan all my life, and I love all the different styles: Classic Universal Monsters, Slasher Films, Found Footage, French Extreme, Asian Extreme, Korean Ghost Stories, J-Horror, Hammer Horror Films, Amicus Films, Glass Eye Pix, EC Horror Comics, Creature Features, Horror Hosts, Italian Zombie movies, Spanish Zombie movies, George Romero Zombie movies, Giallo, Silent Horror Films, Nature Run Amok, Atomic Age Horror, Roughies, Exploitation, Horror Literature, Serial Killer, Halloween, B-Movie, Splatter films, ghost stories, Folk Horror, supernatural, body horror, torture porn, VHS, Psycho