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Frostbite

1/21/2019
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The cold can kill as easily as Nazi zombies and wolves, but probably not as brutal. For this episode, Chris and Adrian take a look at the horror comedy Dead Snow and the nail-biting thriller, Frozen, as well as give some pointers on surviving a wolf attack, but nothing for surviving Nazi zombie attacks. Sorry. Horror News: Three From Hell has finished production. Michael Rooker confirmed for Blumhouse's Fantasy Island. https://anchor.fm

Duration:01:32:15

Talk About Immersive

1/14/2019
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Escape Room has kick started the horror genre for 2019 which means The Horror Academy will be going in depth on what made this movie great and what it was flawed on. They'll discuss the well-crafted plot and pacing as well as the intriguing characters this film has to offer, but they'll also go in detail on the over-the-top ending that fell flat compared to the rest of the movie. Spoiler-heavy, continue at your own risk. Horror News: New Line Cinema announcing they are rebooting the Final...

Duration:01:35:31

Year End Review Pt. 2

1/7/2019
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Chris and Adrian close out 2018 by wrapping up their year end review in this first episode of 2019. They'll struggle through coughs and stuffy noses to share their thoughts and opinions of the second half of the year, including Halloween, Mandy, The Nun, Hell Fest, & The Meg, and mention who agreed or disagreed with the Horror Academy. https://anchor.fm

Duration:01:12:59

Year End Review Pt. 1

1/1/2019
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2018 was a great year for horror, and in this episode, Chris and Adrian take a look back to the start of the podcast and go over some of the theatrical releases that came out in the first half of the year, including Winchester, The Strangers: Prey at Night, A Quiet Place, Hereditary, and more! https://anchor.fm

Duration:00:56:51

It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Krampus

12/25/2018
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It's Christmastime and Chris & Adrian celebrate the podcast's first Christmas episode by going over the slasher holiday film, Black Christmas, as well as the dark fantasy film, Krampus. They'll talk about how these two genres differ and what their overall thoughts were on their execution of a holiday vibe. Horror News: The Amityville Murders and release date, Jordan Peele's Us and synopsis. https://anchor.fm

Duration:01:33:28

Close Encounters Of The Fake Kind

12/17/2018
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Exploring the film of The Fourth Kind, Chris and Adrian expand on their thoughts on alien abductions and how people tend to react to them in films. They'll also discuss what the movie did decently well, and how it failed miserably--cough--fooling the audience into thinking the events were real--cough Horror News: Peter Jackson returning to horror, Del Toro's Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark for a summer release, James Wan producing a Mortal Kombat film, and The Russian Sleep Experiment...

Duration:01:17:26

Rational Explanations

12/10/2018
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Chris and Adrian explore the terrifying scenario of being targeted by extraterrestrial beings and how there must be rational explanations for even the most irrational things in the sci-fi movie Dark Skies Horror News: Candyman Reboot, James Gunn's Bright Burn trailer, and Resident Evil Reboot https://anchor.fm

Duration:01:23:16

After The Exorcism

12/3/2018
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The Possession of Hannah Grace explores the aftermath of a failed exorcism and in this episode, Chris and Adrian look at what this slow-burning film did right and what it ultimately got wrong. Caution: Spoilers ahead. Side Note: We realize we were saying the wrong name for the main protagonist. Let's all just have a big laugh about it. You can buy Chris' book, Sapiens, here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B076GS9GXQ https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B076GS9GXQ https://www.amazon.com.au/dp/B076GS9GXQ...

Duration:01:13:04

You're Next

11/26/2018
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The Holidays are a great time to spend with family, and in this episode, Chris and Adrian will talk about how exactly not to celebrate the holiday season using the pristine example of You're Next. You can purchase Chris' book, Sapiens, here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B076GS9GXQ https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B076GS9GXQ https://www.amazon.com.au/dp/B076GS9GXQ https://anchor.fm

Duration:01:11:09

Overlord

11/12/2018
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Chris and Adrian share their thoughts on the new adventure-horror film produced by J. J. Abrams: Overlord. They'll talk about how they thought the movie was going to play out and take a look at the good and bad of this WWII flick. You can purchase Chris' book, Sapiens, here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B076GS9GXQ https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B076GS9GXQ https://www.amazon.com.au/dp/B076GS9GXQ https://anchor.fm

Duration:00:55:26

Revenge

11/5/2018
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Chris and Adrian will talk about the gritty genre that is revenge horror. They'll go over the dark remake that is The Last House on the Left, and the absolute intense French horror flick, Revenge. Purchase Chris's book, Sapiens here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B076GS9GXQ https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B076GS9GXQ https://www.amazon.com.au/dp/B076GS9GXQ https://anchor.fm

Duration:01:45:27

This Isn't Part Of The Show

10/31/2018
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Found Footage films are incredible, but Haunted Attraction Found Footage films are on another level! In this episode, Chris and Adrian talk about The Houses October Built 2 and Hell House LLC. They'll discuss just how insane both casts are to dive into a very obvious dark path just to provide entertainment, and how these films are a perfect way to get you into the Halloween spirit. https://anchor.fm

Duration:01:18:38

Minisode: Inside The Haunt

10/29/2018
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In this episode, Chris and Adrian sit down and talk about their experience working at a haunted attraction and discuss what goes on behind the scenes as a haunter. https://anchor.fm

Duration:00:45:43

Halloween (2018)

10/22/2018
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After 40 years, we finally get the true sequel to John Carpenter's original Halloween. In this episode, Chris & Adrian discuss the absolute terror that Michael Myers inflicted upon Haddonfield & what exactly made this movie & its characters incredible. Horror News: Trailers for The Possession of Hannah Grace, The Prodigy, & The Curse of La Llorona Buy Chris' book, Sapiens, here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B076GS9GXQ https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B076GS9GXQ...

Duration:01:15:52

Halloween (1978)

10/15/2018
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Halloween is drawing near, which means it's time to revisit the original John Carpenter masterpiece! Chris & Adrian will talk about Michael Myers & how his mystique shouldn't be questioned as well as how the film impacted their lives & the genre. Horror News: Pet Sematary trailer, Robert Englung to reprise Freddy Krueger role, the new Halloween sequel. You can buy Sapiens here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B076GS9GXQ https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B076GS9GXQ https://www.amazon.com.au/dp/B076GS9GXQ...

Duration:01:15:00

The Murders Of All Hallow's Eve

10/12/2018
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In this episode, Chris and Adrian will talk about a few cases where Halloween brought real terror to unsuspecting victims. They'll go over the cases of Maria Ciallella, Leslie Mazzara & Adriane Insogna, and The Toolbox Killers. Follow us and send us a message on Instagram: @thehorroracademy You can purchase Chris' book here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B076GS9GXQ https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B076GS9GXQ https://www.amazon.com.au/dp/B076GS9GXQ https://anchor.fm

Duration:01:23:50

Trick 'r Treat

10/8/2018
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With Halloween in the horizon, Chris and Adrian will go balls deep into one of the better films that captures the vibe of the season with the cult classic, Trick 'r Treat. What's Going On In Horror: Miramax CEO on picking up the Scream and Hellraiser franchises, Blumhouse green lighting the Halloween sequel. You can purchase Chris' book, Sapiens, here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B076GS9GXQ https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B076GS9GXQ https://www.amazon.com.au/dp/B076GS9GXQ https://anchor.fm

Duration:01:10:50

Welcome To Hell Fest

10/1/2018
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For this episode, Chris and Adrian talk about the good and bad of September's newest films, The Predator and Hell Fest. Follow us on Instagram: @thehorroracademy You can purchase Chris' book here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B076GS9GXQ https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B076GS9GXQ https://www.amazon.com.au/dp/B076GS9GXQ https://anchor.fm

Duration:01:29:29

Director's Cut: Sam Raimi

9/26/2018
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In this Director's Cut, Chris & Adrian will be going into some of the great works created by the legendary Sam Raimi. They'll discuss the absolutely bizarre film, Drag Me To Hell, the dark gore of 30 Days Of Night, and the classic The Evil Dead. Horror News: Zombieland 2 details, Chucky reboot details, Lionsgate, Train To Busan remake and sequel information. Buy Chris' book here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B076GS9GXQ https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B076GS9GXQ...

Duration:01:44:05

Minisode: Welcome To Your Doom

9/17/2018
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For this minisode, Chris & Adrian discuss the 5th installment of the Conjuring Universe: The Nun. They'll talk about what the film exceeded in and what it failed in. Let us know how you liked it! Horror News: It 2 to leave audience heartbroken, Conjuring 3 begins filming in 2019, and Eli Roth's new series on AMC: History of Horror. Buy Chris' book here (free on ebook until 9/18): https://www.amazon.com/dp/B076GS9GXQ https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B076GS9GXQ https://www.amazon.com.au/dp/B076GS9G...

Duration:00:54:07