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We all love podcasts that discuss horror movies, but sometimes you just want to know if a movie is good or bad. James has you covered. He guts out the fluff and cuts right down to the bare bones so you can spend less time listening to a show about movies and spend more time watching the movies. Scream Stream is a spoiler-free podcast. James Gass has been a fan of horror media since childhood. He's seen the best and the worst that horror creators can offer and now he separates the winners from the losers for your listening pleasure.

We all love podcasts that discuss horror movies, but sometimes you just want to know if a movie is good or bad. James has you covered. He guts out the fluff and cuts right down to the bare bones so you can spend less time listening to a show about movies and spend more time watching the movies. Scream Stream is a spoiler-free podcast. James Gass has been a fan of horror media since childhood. He's seen the best and the worst that horror creators can offer and now he separates the winners from the losers for your listening pleasure.
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We all love podcasts that discuss horror movies, but sometimes you just want to know if a movie is good or bad. James has you covered. He guts out the fluff and cuts right down to the bare bones so you can spend less time listening to a show about movies and spend more time watching the movies. Scream Stream is a spoiler-free podcast. James Gass has been a fan of horror media since childhood. He's seen the best and the worst that horror creators can offer and now he separates the winners from the losers for your listening pleasure.

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SS026: Happy Death Day

4/20/2018
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This week we go 'round in circles with 2017's Happy Death Day. It caught a lot of flack for being PG-13, but does that mean it's bad? Happy Death Day Written by: Scott Lobdell Directed by: Chirstopher Landon Stars: Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Ruby Modine Synopsis: A college student must relive the day of her murder over and over again, in a loop that will end only when she discovers her killer's identity. Connect with Me: YouTube: http://youtube.com/SBRJames Twitter:...

Duration:00:23:46

SS025: Bad Ben Trilogy

4/6/2018
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Just how good can a microbudget film be? The Bad Ben trilogy has gained a cult follow despite its low budget style. Does it really deserve such a following? Find out on this week's episode. Bad Ben Written, directed, and stars Nigel Bach Plot Synopsis: Tom Riley thought he was getting the deal of a lifetime when he bought a house below market value at a Sheriff's sale. He invested every penny he had with the plan of flipping the home for a profit. Once he owned it, however, he noticed...

Duration:00:32:16

SS024: Nails

3/26/2018
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The Irish have a way with tell great ghost stories, but is Nails great story, or just another generic tale? Find out in this week's episode. I also cover a few new streaming releases as well as two that I'm extremely excited for. Nails Director: Dennis Bartok Writers: Tom Abrams, Dennis Bartok Stars: Shauna Macdonald, Steve Wall, Leah McNamara Synopsis: Paralyzed after a terrible accident, Dana struggles to regain her life and family when she encounters a malevolent ghost in her...

Duration:00:21:44

SS023: Ouija: Origin of Evil

3/12/2018
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Mike Flanagan has proven himself to be a modern master of horror, but how does he fare with a new franchise that started off with a critical flop? This week I take a look at his sequel to 2014's Ouija, Origin of Evil. Ouija: Origin of Evil Written by: Mike Flanagan and Jeff Howard Directed by: Mike Flanagan Stars: Elizabeth Reaser, Lulu Wilson, Annalise Basso Synopsis: In 1967 Los Angeles, a widowed mother and her daughters add a new stunt to bolster their seance scam business,...

Duration:00:14:48

SS022: Veronica

3/7/2018
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Business Insider claims the Spanish film, Veronica, is so scary, people are turning it off half way through the film. But is it really? I aim to answer that question on this week's episode. The article: http://www.businessinsider.com/netflix-horror-movie-veronica-scaring-viewers-2018-3 Veronica Written by: Fernando Navarro, Paco Plaza Directed by: Paco Plaza Stars: Sandra Escacena, Bruna González, Claudia Placer Synopsis: Madrid, 1991. A teen girl finds herself besieged by an evil...

Duration:00:17:33

SS021: Adam Nevill's The Ritual 2018

2/23/2018
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This week I review the Netflix original film, The Ritual, based on the book by Adam Nevill. I also cover a couple of horror games, and the latest industry news. The Ritual Written by: Joe Barton and Adam Nevill Directed by: David Bruckner Stars: Rafe Spall, Arsher Ali, Robert James-Collier Synopsis: A group of college friends reunite for a trip to the forest, but encounter a menacing presence in the woods that's stalking...

Duration:00:19:03

SS020: The Cloverfield Paradox

2/12/2018
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This week I'm giving you my spoiler-free review of J.J. Abrams' latest film in the Cloverfield series, The Cloverfield Paradox. I went into this one mostly blind. I only saw the 30 second Super Bowl promo and avoided all the reviews, spoilers, and plot details. I also cover this week's latest streaming releases and give a couple of mini-reviews of two new Shudder additions. The Cloverfield Paradox Written by: Oren Uziel Directed by: Julius Onah Stars: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, David Oyelowo,...

Duration:00:23:36

SS019: Jigsaw

2/7/2018
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The time has finally come and my choice has been made; my review of Jigsaw is here. Hopefully, after this episode I won't wake up in a dimly lit room with a bucket on my head. I also cover one piece of exciting news regarding the classic show, In Search of. Jigsaw Written by: Josh Stolberg and Pete Goldfinger Directed by: Michael and Peter Spierig Stars: Matt Passmore, Tobin Bell, Callum Keith Rennie Synopsis: Bodies are turning up around the city, each having met a uniquely gruesome...

Duration:00:19:46

SS018: Happy Birthday to Me

1/29/2018
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It's my birthday, and to celebrate my 40th I'm reviewing the 80's classic, Happy Birthday to Me! I saw this recently on Shudder and decided that instead of doing the obvious thing, and review Happy Death Day, I'd go off the beaten path a bit. Happy Birthday to Me Written by: John Saxton and Peter Jobin Directed by: J. Lee Thompson Stars: Melissa Sue Anderson, Glenn Ford, Lawrence Dane Synopsis: At the snobby Crawford Academy, Virginia's group of friends start to go missing years after...

Duration:00:20:54

SS017: Cathy's Curse

1/22/2018
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Cathy's Curse is one of those deep cuts that I only recently heard about thanks to the podcasts, Shock Waves and The Movie Crypt. After seeing it was available on Shudder, I knew I had to review it for the show. Cathy’s Curse (1977) Written by: Myra Clement, Eddie Matalon, Alain Sens-Cazenave Directed by: Edie Matalon Stars: Alan Scarfe, Beverly Murray, Randi Allen Synopsis: A young girl is possessed by the spirit of her dead aunt, who died in a car accident. Soon members of her...

Duration:00:21:52

SS016: 47 Meters Down

1/15/2018
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Shark films have seen a resurgence over the last few years starting with the craziness of Sharknado. However, there have been a few shark films to take themselves seriously; one of which being 2017's 47 Meters down. I take a look at this new addition to Netflix and let you know if it's worth your time. I also give my thoughts on the latest trailers for Hellraiser: Judgment and Victor Crowley. 47 Meters Down Written by: Johannes Roberts, Ernest Riera Directed by: Johannes Roberts Stars:...

Duration:00:22:33

SS015: Before I Wake

1/8/2018
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This week on Scream Stream I review Mike Flanagan's much anticipated film, Before I Wake. This film was ready for release in 2015 but due to financial Relativity Media's bankruptcy, the film remained in limbo. Netflix was able to pick it up and finally release it to the public! Before I Wake Written by: Mike Flanagan, Jeff Howard Directed by: Mike Flanagan Stars: Kate Bosworth, Thomas Jane, Jacob Tremblay Synopsis: A young couple adopt an orphaned child whose dreams - and nightmares -...

Duration:00:22:48

SS014: The Autopsy of Jane Doe

1/1/2018
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Happy New Year Screamers! On this episode I kick of 2018 with my spoiler free review of The Autopsy of Jane Doe. I give mini reviews for two Scream Factory Blu-Rays I received this Christmas. The Autopsy of Jane Doe Written by: Ian Goldberg, Richard Naing Directed by: Andre Ovredal Stars: Brian Cox, Emile Hirsch, Ophelia Lovibond Synopsis: Cox and Hirsch play father and son coroners who receive a mysterious homicide victim with no apparent cause of death. As they attempt to identify...

Duration:00:23:03

SS013: A Very Scary Christmas With Krampus

12/25/2017
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For Scream Stream's first annual Very Scary Christmas Special, I'm reviewing Michael Dougherty's, Krampus. I also share with you some of my other favorite Christmas horror films I like to keep in rotation every year. Krampus Written by: Todd Casey, Michael Dougherty, Zach Shields Directed by: Michael Dougherty Stars: Adam Scott, Toni Collette, David Koechner Synopsis: When his dysfunctional family clashes over the holidays, young Max (Emjay Anthony) is disillusioned and turns his back...

Duration:00:24:39

SS012: Christmas Evil

12/18/2017
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It's week three of Scary Christmas here on Scream Stream and this week I review 1980's Christmas Evil. John Waters said this is his favorite Christmas movie of all time, but is it really that good? Next week I'll wrap up Scary Christmas with my review of Krampus as well as my top five favorite Christmas horror films. Christmas Evil aka Better Watch Out Written by: Lewis Jackson Directed by: Lewis Jackson Stars: Brandon Maggart, Jeffrey DeMunn, Dianne Hull Synopsis: A toy factory...

Duration:00:30:49

SS011: A Christmas Horror Story

12/11/2017
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Welcome to part two of Scary Christmas on Scream Stream. This week I review the holiday horror anthology, A Christmas Horror Story. I also cover some big stories that happened during the week in horror entertainment. A Christmas Horror Story Written by: Jason Filiatrault, James Kee, Sarah Larsen, Doug Taylor, Pascal Trottier Directed by: Grant Harvey, Steven Hoban, Brett Sullivan Starring: William Shatner, George Buza, Rob Archer Synopsis: Interwoven stories that take place on...

Duration:00:22:41

SS010: Black Christmas and The Witch

12/4/2017
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December has arrived and this week I kick off Scary Christmas! Every week I'll highlight a Christmas themed horror film along with my normal review. This week it's Bob Clark's Black Christmas and then I move into my review of 2015's period piece, The Witch. Black Christmas (1974) Director: Bob Clark Writers: Roy Moore Stars: Olivia Hussey, Keir Dullea, Margot Kidder Synopsis: During a festive Yuletide party, a group of sorority sisters receive a creepy call from someone who claims...

Duration:00:22:29

SS009: Castle Freak

11/27/2017
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This week I review Full Moon Picture's classic creature feature, Castle Freak. Unfortunately, it's been a slow week in horror for news and new releases, but Ash and The Army of Darkness will be squaring up with Kiss in a new comic crossover. Castle Freak Written by: Stuart Gordon Directed by: Stuart Gordon Starring: Jeffrey Combs, Barbara Crampton, and Jonathan Fuller Synopsis: A troubled couple and their blind daughter come to Italy to visit a 12th Century castle they've inherited....

Duration:00:22:08

SS008: Madman and Terror Train

11/21/2017
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This week on Scream Stream I cover two slashers from the early eighties, Madman and Terror Train. I also cover some more exciting news regarding the new Halloween sequel, the upcoming Are You Afraid of the Dark? film, and the demise of Chiller TV. Madman (1981) Writtend by: Joe Giannone Directed by: Joe Giannone Stars: Gaylen Ross, Tony Fish, Harriet Bass Synopsis: At a summer camp for youths, a cockey pre-teen calls out the name of mass serial killer "Madman Marz". Suddenly,...

Duration:00:31:23

SS007: ParaNorman and Other Horror for Younger Viewers

11/13/2017
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This week on Scream Stream I review ParaNorman and take a look at some other films in the horror genre suitable for younger audiences. I've seen a lot of people argue that when a horror film receives a PG-13 rating, it's going to be bad. Good horror doesn't have to have loads of gore to be scary. And no, Gremlins isn't the only good scary film for younger viewers. I asked around the web and got some really good recommendations for not only horror movies, but horror tv as...

Duration:00:32:53

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