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So much horror, so little time. Let the host of Saw Something Scary be your guide to your next scare.

So much horror, so little time. Let the host of Saw Something Scary be your guide to your next scare.
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So much horror, so little time. Let the host of Saw Something Scary be your guide to your next scare.




Lost Boys (1987) (SSS 59)

"Don't ever invite a vampire into your house, you silly boy. It renders you powerless." Wise words from a dark, dark person. We're taking a walk out onto the ol' railroad trestle to drop in on Michael, David, Sam, and the Frog Brothers. That's right Laddie, we're reviewing Joel Shumacker's peak-80's horror-comedy Lost Boys. You'll get all the top quality podcast you've come to expect from Saw Something Scary. What are you waiting for? Hit that download button and press play... the Boys are...


Revisiting The Visit [Shamalayan's 2015 film] with Special Guest Christie Wright

Derik Zoo is in N'awlins with a bad case of Mania so Jeff called in Christie Wright, an avowed Horror agnostic with a sharp mind for stories, for a very special episode. Since this special episode it calls for special treatment so our regular Jeff Hates Trailers got switched up and so did The Horror Reporter. Nonetheless, in this episode Jeff and Christie review upcoming horror movie trailers, rank M. Night Shyamalan's post-Sixth Sense filmography, and take a trip into the world of The...


Scream 4 (2011) (SSS 57)

#ScreamMonth... er... #ScreamSixWeeks comes to an end with the fourth and likely final Scream film, 2011's Scre4m. On the way you'll get Jeff Hates Trailers, The Horror Reporter, and a bonus (and deservedly brief) comment on the MTV Scream series. So hit that download button, press play, and let's get going on the latest from Saw Something Scary!


Scream 3 (2000) (SSS 56)

The Triple S Pod is back, baby! Sure, sickness can knock us off our horses but guess what? We're back in the saddle and #ScreamMonth rolls on! This week we're looking at 2000's Scream 3, the clone-of-a-clone... erm... "quality" film that made the Scream franchise [briefly] a trilogy. There's a lot to criticize in this one, very little to praise, and one very interesting point you won't want to miss (near the 37:44) mark). So hit that download button, press play, and let's find out if...


Scream 2 (1997) (SSS 55)

#ScreamMonth rolls on (even if slightly delayed) here on Saw Something Scary! This time we're picking up with the sequel - full not only of the same kind of self-aware commentary that made the first such a surprise hit but even some additional wink-and-nod commentary. Does it work as a film? Does it work as a time capsule? Does it work as a scary movie? Hit that download button, press play, and find out in the latest episode of Saw Something Scary!


Scream (1996) (SSS 54)

March 2018 is Scream Month on the Saw Something Scary Podcast! That's right - we're going back to the quintessential 90's horror slasher movie, the mother to A New Nightmare's father of meta-horror, 1996's Scream. On the way we'll talk about the [insert adjective] shenanigans with The Shape of Water and Get Out at the 2018 Academy Awards after a little Jeff Hates Trailers. Hit that download button, press play, and let's go see Sidney, Gale, and Deputy Dewey!


The Ritual (SSS 53)

It isn't even March and yet 2018 already has its surprise horror-hit, Norse-wilderness dreadfest The Ritual. This film is garnering lots of praise for putting a fresh coat of paint on several well-know horror tropes but without feeling regurgitated. But you want to know if it is scary. So hit download, press play, and head out into the woods of The Ritual with the guys from Saw Something Scary and find out!


Oculus [2013] (SSS 52)

Ok, so we were totally wrong on Episode 47 that we had covered all of Mike Flanagan's films. So... um... this episode fixes that error! Oculus kinda put Flanagan on the map so I guess it's fitting that Saw Something Scary finishes up his filmography (for now) with this particular film. So hit that download button, press play, and let's step through the mirror into the world of Oculus on this episode of The Triple S podcast! Website listeners can stream this episode on TuneIn here!


The Shape of Water (Still Trying Out the New Format!) (SSS 51)

Either Get Out or The Shape of Water stands the best chance of landing the horror genre a Best Picture Oscar win. That means that even though the The Shape of Water isn't necessarily horrifying (stay tuned to find out!) it is Oscar bait. So what we have in this film is a non-horrifying Horror movie working as Oscar bait that uses Sally Hawkins as fish bait. Here's where you can find that killer content you've come to expect from Saw Something Scary: Review - 1:40 Jeff Hates Trailers...


Tragedy Girls (And Trying Out a New Format!) (SSS 50)

This week the guys from Saw Something Scary connect with the Tragedy Girls, an (already?) cult hit that has intrigued the online horror community since it first started making the rounds at film festivals in the Fall of 2017. The film is available on multiple platforms now (Amazon, for instance) so it is high time for your guides to your next scare to give you the heads up on whether or not these girls can deliver a legit chill down your spine or not. Also on this episode you'll hear the...


The Exorcist (10,000 Downloads Special!) (SSS 49)

*Shew* 10,000 Downloads. 10,000 Downloads. 10,000 Downloads! Time flies when you Saw Something Scary and to commemorate this special occasion Derik and Jeff take a look at what may very well be the greatest scary movie of all time. Thank you to everyone who pressed play on a download of the Saw Something Scary podcast and here's to 25,000! Website listeners can stream the episode on TuneIn here.


Happy Death Day (SSS 48)

The guys from the Triple S Pod are back again, this time dissecting the pleasant-surprise hit of 2017 horror, Happy Death Day! Before they meet Tree's eventual death they make the stops you've come to know and love: Jeff Hates Trailers - 2:22 The Horror Reporter - 8:18 Pull the Curtain: Happy Death Day: 12:42 Hit that download button, press play, and let's get started all over again on Happy Death Day with Saw Something Scary's expert tandem.


Before I Wake (SSS 47)

Finally, after years of waiting, Mike Flanagan's Before I Wake is available for [legal] consumption in the good ol' U.S. of A! Thank you Netflix! Of course, as soon as the film was available, the guys from Saw Something Scary jumped on the chance to complete their Mike Flanagan fan-boy set. On the way to their review you will fine the regular features that make the Triple S Pod so special! Jeff Hates Trailers - 1:57 The Horror Reporter - 15:17 Pull the Curtain: Before I Wake -...


Reviewing 2017 in Horror (SSS 46)

So here we are: a calendar year with Saw Something Scary has come and gone. In this episode Derik and Jeff take a look back at a truly remarkable year in the horror genre. The guys work from worst to first so in this episode you will hear: How Did We Miss This?!? - The 2017 horror films we wanted to see but never got around to. The Festivus Airing of Grievances: These movie aren't just bad. They're an insult to movie watchers and the guys are going to give them a piece of their...


John Carpenter's The Thing [Better Edit] (SSS 45)

** The previous edition of this episode had some editing errors that slipped past us in editing. ** ** This is the better version of the episode to listen to. ** Super friends unite! Derik Zoo is off on the Never Growing Up Comedy Tour this week so Jeff brought in long-time friend (and fan of the podcast) Jared Moore to break down a true classic, John Carpenter's The Thing. Here's what else you'll hear in the episode: I. Jeff Hates Trailers (2:25) Oceans 8 Sicario 2 Mortal...


Krampus (SSS 44)

He's making a list and checking it twice, gonna find out who's naughty and nice... He sees you when you're sleepin', He knows when you're awake, He knows if you've been bad or good so be good for goodness' sake! We talking about Santa? No - we're talking about Santa's Shadow, Krampus. This week the guys from the Triple S are diving in to the darker side of the yuletide season. On the path to The Most Wonderful Time of the Year you'll get: I. Jeff Hates Trailers - (1:30) - Jurassic...


Santa's Slay (with Guest Host Big Al Haston!) (SSS 43)

With Jeff Wright out on assignment, Derik Zoo asked friend of the show Big Al to fill in. Al, being the Christmas lover he is, suggested 2005's "Santa's Slay" and...well, you'll just have to listen for yourself to see if it put Derik in the Christmas Spirit. In addition to the review of the movie, Derik and Al talk about the new Batman gossip, and the impending sale of Fox to Disney! Remember you can follow Derik - @derikzoo Follow Jeff - @wrightjeff And Follow the show at @ScaryPodcast!


Gerald's Game (SSS 34)

You're probably aware Mike Flanagan released (via Netflix) his latest creation, a long-desired passion project adapting Stephen King's Gerald's Game, on Friday. And the guys from the Triple S found it, well, thought provoking. Really thought provoking. So let's talk about it. And before we get there you can check out (timestamps in parenthesis): Jeff Hates TrailersThe Horror ReporterRundown of the Highest Grossing Horror Films of All TimePull the Curtain: Gerald's GameOctober Horror...


Mike Flanagan's Absentia (SSS 42)

The Saw Something Scary crew are slowly but surely working their way through Mike Flanagan's impressive filmography. This week his 2011 debut is up for analysis. With Flanagan, even early Flanagan, you know you're gonna see something good. But will you see something scary? Hit download, press play, and find out! Timeline: Jeff Hates Trailers - (1:50) The Horror Reporter - (9:46) Pull the Curtain: Absentia - (16:33) Website listeners can stream the episode on Stitcher here.


Mama [2013] (SSS 41)

A day's delay brings us a post-Thanksgiving Triple S Podcast episode chock full of delicious content! This week Derik and Jeff are reviewing Andy Muschietti's (or is that Guillermo Del Toro's?) 2013 feature film debut, Mama. Here's how the episode breaks down: I. Jeff Hates Trailers - 1:30 - Smallfoot - Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool - A Wrinkle in Time - Dark River Excursus: Pizza II. The Horror Reporter - 9:01 with news from: - The New Halloween Movie - Get Out's Awards Run...


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