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Hellbent For Horror


Apr 27, 2016

Warning: Explicit content.

What are your limits? 

Surely there are some types of horror movies that you will not watch. 

Or are there? 

There has always been an audience for the disturbing and unsettling image. And there’s an intimate relationship between the violence and sensationalism shown in Underground Movies and the anxieties of our culture.

In this episode I discuss Exploitation Films and Extreme Horror: its history starting with Thomas Edison’s first experiments with the movie camera through the Grindhouse Era to Modern Horror Cinema. 

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Movies Discussed:

Frailty

L.I.E.

Dead Girl

Friday the 13th

Last House on the Left

Fred Ott’s Sneeze

The Kiss

Charmion’s Trapeze Strip-Tease

The Execution of Czolgosz

Electrocuting an Elephant

Birth of a Nation

Intolerance

Maniac (1934)

Violated

Scum of the Earth

Psycho

Faces of Death

Blood Feast

Mondo Cane

Snuff

American Guinea Pig

Re-Animator

Videodrome

Martyrs (2008)

Inside

Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

Cannibal Holocaust

Audition

Pink Flamingos

Last House on Dead End Street

My Sweet Satan

August Underground

 

Books:

“The Horror of It All: One Moviegoer's Love Affair with Masked Maniacs, Frightened Virgins, and the Living Dead...” by Adam Rockoff

 

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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