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Welcome horror fans! The Evolution of Horror is a weekly movie discussion podcast that covers the history of horror cinema, one sub-genre at a time. From Universal Monsters to 80s slashers, from Alfred Hitchcock to Jordan Peele, we've got it covered! Each week, host Mike Muncer is joined by a different guest from the world of horror to discuss a movie in depth and its place in horror history.

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Welcome horror fans! The Evolution of Horror is a weekly movie discussion podcast that covers the history of horror cinema, one sub-genre at a time. From Universal Monsters to 80s slashers, from Alfred Hitchcock to Jordan Peele, we've got it covered! Each week, host Mike Muncer is joined by a different guest from the world of horror to discuss a movie in depth and its place in horror history.

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English


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NATURE BITES BACK! Pt 12 - 70s Animal Attacks!

7/18/2024
This week Stacie Ponder joins Mike to discuss the wave of animal attack b-movies from the 1970s, including FROGS, SQUIRM, ANTS!, KINGDOM OF THE SPIDERS and many more...enjoy! Hosted, Produced and Edited by Mike Muncer Music by Jack Whitney. Artwork by Mike Lee-Graham Big thank you to Mary Wild for this week's 'Wild About Horror' segment! Sign up to Mary's Patreon! Visit our website www.evolutionofhorror.com Buy tickets for our UPCOMING SCREENINGS & EVENTS Buy yourself some brand new EOH MERCH! Subscribe and donate on PATREON for bonus monthly content and extra treats... www.patreon.com/evolutionofhorror Email us! Follow us on TWITTER Follow us on INSTAGRAM Like us on FACEBOOK Join the DISCUSSION GROUP Join the DISCORD Follow us on LETTERBOXD Mike Muncer is a producer, podcaster and film journalist and can be found on TWITTER

Duration:02:01:14

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Longlegs (2024)

7/16/2024
It's been marketed as the scariest film in years...but does it live up to the hype? Mike talks to director Oz Perkins about making the film, before Becky Darke drops in to discuss Longlegs in spoilerific depth... Hosted, Produced and Edited by Mike Muncer Music by Jack Whitney. Artwork by Mike Lee-Graham Visit our website www.evolutionofhorror.com Buy tickets for our UPCOMING SCREENINGS & EVENTS Buy yourself some brand new EOH MERCH! Subscribe and donate on PATREON for bonus monthly content and extra treats... www.patreon.com/evolutionofhorror Email us! Follow us on TWITTER Follow us on INSTAGRAM Like us on FACEBOOK Join the DISCUSSION GROUP Join the DISCORD Follow us on LETTERBOXD Mike Muncer is a producer, podcaster and film journalist and can be found on TWITTER

Duration:01:34:48

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NATURE BITES BACK! Pt 11: Jaws Sequels (1978 - 1987)

7/11/2024
This time it's personal! Mike is joined by comedian and presenter Susan Calman to discuss the three hilariously uneven Jaws sequels...JAWS 2 (1978), JAWS 3D (1983) and JAWS: THE REVENGE (1987). Hosted, Produced and Edited by Mike Muncer Music by Jack Whitney. Artwork by Mike Lee-Graham Visit our website www.evolutionofhorror.com Buy tickets for our UPCOMING SCREENINGS & EVENTS Buy yourself some brand new EOH MERCH! Subscribe and donate on PATREON for bonus monthly content and extra treats... www.patreon.com/evolutionofhorror Email us! Follow us on TWITTER Follow us on INSTAGRAM Like us on FACEBOOK Join the DISCUSSION GROUP Join the DISCORD Follow us on LETTERBOXD Mike Muncer is a producer, podcaster and film journalist and can be found on TWITTER

Duration:02:01:55

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NATURE BITES BACK! Pt 10: Jaws (1975)

7/4/2024
Happy 4th July! In this week's monster-sized episode, Becky Darke joins Mike to discuss one of the most beloved animal-attack movies of all time...JAWS! Hosted, Produced and Edited by Mike Muncer Music by Jack Whitney. Artwork by Mike Lee-Graham Big thank you to Mary Wild for this week's 'Wild About Horror' segment! Sign up to Mary's Patreon! Visit our website www.evolutionofhorror.com Buy tickets for our UPCOMING SCREENINGS & EVENTS Buy yourself some brand new EOH MERCH! Subscribe and donate on PATREON for bonus monthly content and extra treats... www.patreon.com/evolutionofhorror Email us! Follow us on TWITTER Follow us on INSTAGRAM Like us on FACEBOOK Join the DISCUSSION GROUP Join the DISCORD Follow us on LETTERBOXD Mike Muncer is a producer, podcaster and film journalist and can be found on TWITTER

Duration:02:35:37

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NATURE BITES BACK! Pt 9: Long Weekend (1978) & Razorback (1984)

6/27/2024
This week we stay down under as Lindsay Hallam joins Mike to discuss two Ozsploitation bangers...Colin Egglestone's Long Weekend and Russell Mulcahy's Razoarback... Hosted, Produced and Edited by Mike Muncer Music by Jack Whitney. Artwork by Mike Lee-Graham Big thank you to Mary Wild for this week's 'Wild About Horror' segment! Sign up to Mary's Patreon! Visit our website www.evolutionofhorror.com Buy tickets for our UPCOMING SCREENINGS & EVENTS Buy yourself some brand new EOH MERCH! Subscribe and donate on PATREON for bonus monthly content and extra treats... www.patreon.com/evolutionofhorror Email us! Follow us on TWITTER Follow us on INSTAGRAM Like us on FACEBOOK Join the DISCUSSION GROUP Join the DISCORD Follow us on LETTERBOXD Mike Muncer is a producer, podcaster and film journalist and can be found on TWITTER

Duration:01:55:43

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NATURE BITES BACK! Pt 8 - Wake In Fright (1971) & Picnic At Hanging Rock (1975)

6/20/2024
CRIKEY! This week we venture down under to discuss two creepy, shocking, Australian masterpieces! Jamie Graham joins Mike to discuss WAKE IN FRIGHT (1971) and PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK (1975). Content warning: Wake in Fright contains depictions of animal cruelty Hosted, Produced and Edited by Mike Muncer Music by Jack Whitney. Artwork by Mike Lee-Graham Big thank you to Mary Wild for this week's 'Wild About Horror' segment! Sign up to Mary's Patreon! Visit our website www.evolutionofhorror.com Buy tickets for our UPCOMING SCREENINGS & EVENTS Buy yourself some brand new EOH MERCH! Subscribe and donate on PATREON for bonus monthly content and extra treats... www.patreon.com/evolutionofhorror Email us! Follow us on TWITTER Follow us on INSTAGRAM Like us on FACEBOOK Join the DISCUSSION GROUP Join the DISCORD Follow us on LETTERBOXD Mike Muncer is a producer, podcaster and film journalist and can be found on TWITTER

Duration:01:54:53

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NATURE BITES BACK! Pt 7: The Birds (1963)

6/13/2024
"They're coming, they're coming!" This week Mike is joined by Alexandra Heller-Nicholas to discuss one of Hitchcock's most terrifying movies...THE BIRDS (1963)! Check out Lee Gambin's books Hosted, Produced and Edited by Mike Muncer Music by Jack Whitney. Artwork by Mike Lee-Graham Big thank you to Mary Wild for this week's 'Wild About Horror' segment! Sign up to Mary's Patreon! Visit our website www.evolutionofhorror.com Buy tickets for our UPCOMING SCREENINGS & EVENTS Buy yourself some brand new EOH MERCH! Subscribe and donate on PATREON for bonus monthly content and extra treats... www.patreon.com/evolutionofhorror Email us! Follow us on TWITTER Follow us on INSTAGRAM Like us on FACEBOOK Join the DISCUSSION GROUP Join the DISCORD Follow us on LETTERBOXD Mike Muncer is a producer, podcaster and film journalist and can be found on TWITTER

Duration:01:58:06

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NATURE BITES BACK! Pt 6: Hound of the Baskervilles (1959) & The Reptile (1966)

6/6/2024
It's Hammer week! Mike is joined by Graham Saunders to discuss two Hammer classics about creatures in the British countryside...THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES (1959) & THE REPTILE (1966). Hosted, Produced and Edited by Mike Muncer Music by Jack Whitney. Artwork by Mike Lee-Graham Visit our website www.evolutionofhorror.com Buy tickets for our UPCOMING SCREENINGS & EVENTS Buy yourself some brand new EOH MERCH! Subscribe and donate on PATREON for bonus monthly content and extra treats... www.patreon.com/evolutionofhorror Email us! Follow us on TWITTER Follow us on INSTAGRAM Like us on FACEBOOK Join the DISCUSSION GROUP Join the DISCORD Follow us on LETTERBOXD Mike Muncer is a producer, podcaster and film journalist and can be found on TWITTER

Duration:01:20:49

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NATURE BITES BACK! Pt 5: Creature From the Black Lagoon (1954) / The Shape of Water (2017)

5/30/2024
This week we continue looking at 50s monster movies about the perils of nature...Axelle Carolyn joins Mike to discuss Universal's 3D monster movie, CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON! Plus, in the second half of the ep, we release a discussion from the Patreon vault, recorded earlier this year, in which Steph McKenna joins Mike to discuss Del Toro's tribute to Creature from the Black Lagoon, THE SHAPE OF WATER (2017). Hosted, Produced and Edited by Mike Muncer Music by Jack Whitney. Artwork by Mike Lee-Graham Big thank you to Mary Wild for this week's 'Wild About Horror' segment! Sign up to Mary's Patreon! Visit our website www.evolutionofhorror.com Buy tickets for our UPCOMING SCREENINGS & EVENTS Buy yourself some brand new EOH MERCH! Subscribe and donate on PATREON for bonus monthly content and extra treats... www.patreon.com/evolutionofhorror Email us! Follow us on TWITTER Follow us on INSTAGRAM Like us on FACEBOOK Join the DISCUSSION GROUP Join the DISCORD Follow us on LETTERBOXD Mike Muncer is a producer, podcaster and film journalist and can be found on TWITTER

Duration:01:56:43

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NATURE BITES BACK! Pt 4: Godzilla & Kong Also Rans (1933-2024)

5/23/2024
This week, things get MONSTROUS as Mike and Kevin Lyons run through the history of cinema's two biggest titans: Godzilla and Kong! In this spoiler-free episode, Kevin Lyons runs through his thoughts on a bunch of other King Kong and Godzilla movies, including remakes, sequels, reboots, requels and everything in between... Hosted, Produced and Edited by Mike Muncer Music by Jack Whitney. Artwork by Mike Lee-Graham We have a new podcast: THE DETECTIVE AND THE LOG LADY: A TWIN PEAKS PODCAST! Join Stacie Ponder and I as we watch and discuss every episode of Twin Peaks, from beginniing to end! Subscribe now wherever you get your podcasts. Visit our website www.evolutionofhorror.com Buy tickets for our UPCOMING SCREENINGS & EVENTS Buy yourself some brand new EOH MERCH! Subscribe and donate on PATREON for bonus monthly content and extra treats... www.patreon.com/evolutionofhorror Email us! Follow us on TWITTER Follow us on INSTAGRAM Like us on FACEBOOK Join the DISCUSSION GROUP Join the DISCORD Follow us on LETTERBOXD Mike Muncer is a producer, podcaster and film journalist and can be found on TWITTER

Duration:01:21:17

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NATURE BITES BACK! Pt 3 - Godzilla (1954)

5/16/2024
This week Mike is joined by filmmaker, actor, author and Godzilla expert Graham Skipper to discuss the king of the monsters himself in his original, breathtaking movie...GODZILLA (1954). Hosted, Produced and Edited by Mike Muncer Music by Jack Whitney. Artwork by Mike Lee-Graham Big thank you to Mary Wild for this week's 'Wild About Horror' segment! Sign up to Mary's Patreon! Visit our website www.evolutionofhorror.com Buy tickets for our UPCOMING SCREENINGS & EVENTS Buy yourself some brand new EOH MERCH! Subscribe and donate on PATREON for bonus monthly content and extra treats... www.patreon.com/evolutionofhorror Email us! Follow us on TWITTER Follow us on INSTAGRAM Like us on FACEBOOK Join the DISCUSSION GROUP Join the DISCORD Follow us on LETTERBOXD Mike Muncer is a producer, podcaster and film journalist and can be found on TWITTER

Duration:01:50:11

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NATURE BITES BACK! Pt 2: King Kong (1933)

5/9/2024
"Twas beauty killed the beast!" This week Mike is joined by James Swanton for the first deep-dive discussion of the series: Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack's KING KONG (1933)... Hosted, Produced and Edited by Mike Muncer Music by Jack Whitney. Artwork by Mike Lee-Graham Visit our website www.evolutionofhorror.com Buy tickets for our UPCOMING SCREENINGS & EVENTS Buy yourself some brand new EOH MERCH! Join the DISCORD to access our weekly watchalongs! Subscribe and donate on PATREON for bonus monthly content and extra treats... www.patreon.com/evolutionofhorror Email us! Follow us on TWITTER Follow us on INSTAGRAM Like us on FACEBOOK Join the DISCUSSION GROUP Follow us on LETTERBOXD Mike Muncer is a producer, podcaster and film journalist and can be found on TWITTER

Duration:01:55:18

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NATURE BITES BACK! Pt 1 - An Introduction

4/30/2024
We're BACK! This week, we kick off our tenth season of the podcast on the horrors of nature with an introduction chat with Kevin Lyons, plus Mary Wild drops in to lend her analysis of the sub-genre and what makes it so popular (and terrifying). Hosted, Produced and Edited by Mike Muncer Music by Jack Whitney. Artwork by Mike Lee-Graham Visit our website www.evolutionofhorror.com Buy tickets for our UPCOMING SCREENINGS & EVENTS Buy yourself some brand new EOH MERCH! Subscribe and donate on PATREON for bonus monthly content and extra treats... www.patreon.com/evolutionofhorror Email us! Follow us on TWITTER Follow us on INSTAGRAM Like us on FACEBOOK Join the DISCUSSION GROUP Join the DISCORD Follow us on LETTERBOXD Mike Muncer is a producer, podcaster and film journalist and can be found on TWITTER

Duration:02:16:05

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What's the best horror board game?

2/26/2024
To celebrate the Kickstarter campaign for FINAL CUT - the Evolution of Horror card game - here's a special bonus episode! Mike was joined by Final Cut creators Alex Ayling and Mike Lee-Graham to discuss some of the best ever horror tabletop games, from ATMOSFEAR to ARKHAM HORROR to GHOST CASTLE... If you want to get your hands on a copy of the Evolution of Horror game, support us on Kickstarter and order your copy now!

Duration:01:30:20

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Introducing...FINAL CUT: An Evolution of Horror Card Game

2/16/2024
We're launching our very own EOH Card game! Support us on Kickstarter to make this game happen...our 30 day campaign begins on Monday 19 February! For more information and to see photos and videos of the game, visit evolutionofhorror.com/finalcut To sign-up to our pre-launch, visit evolutionofhorror.com/kickstarter

Duration:00:12:08

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HOME INVASION Pt 36: Conclusion / Listeners' Top 10 Home Invasion Movies

12/21/2023
It's time to lock and bolt the door on the Home Invasion season! For our conclusion episode, Mike looks back at the last 36 weeks, reads some feedback from the mailbag and counts down the listeners' top 10 Home Invasion movies, plus Mary Wild pops in for a wrap-up chat. Music by Jack Whitney. Huge thank you to Mary Wild for this season's 'Wild About Horror' segments! Sign up to Mary's Patreon! Follow Mary on Twitter to find out more about her upcoming courses. Visit our website www.evolutionofhorror.com Keep an eye on all our UPCOMING EVENTS Buy tickets for our next upcoming EVOLUTION OF HORROR PRESENTS screening at the Genesis Cinema! www.evolutionofhorror.com/genesis You can now buy Evolution of Horror merch on our TeePublic store! www.evolutionofhorror.com/merchandise Subscribe and donate on PATREON for bonus monthly content and extra treats... www.patreon.com/evolutionofhorror Email us! Follow us on TWITTER Follow us on INSTAGRAM Like us on FACEBOOK Join the DISCUSSION GROUP Join the DISCORD Follow us on LETTERBOXD Mike Muncer is a producer, podcaster and film journalist and can be found on TWITTER

Duration:02:01:47

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HOME INVASION Pt 35: Us (2019) & Parasite (2019)

12/14/2023
For the final double-bill of the season, Mike is joined by Susan Calman to discuss two modern classics in the home-invasion subgenre: Jordan Peele's US (2019) and Bong Joon-ho's Oscar-winning PARASITE (2019). Music by Jack Whitney. Visit our website www.evolutionofhorror.com Keep an eye on all our UPCOMING EVENTS Buy tickets for our next upcoming EVOLUTION OF HORROR PRESENTS screening at the Genesis Cinema! www.evolutionofhorror.com/genesis You can now buy Evolution of Horror merch on our TeePublic store! www.evolutionofhorror.com/merchandise Subscribe and donate on PATREON for bonus monthly content and extra treats... www.patreon.com/evolutionofhorror Email us! Follow us on TWITTER Follow us on INSTAGRAM Like us on FACEBOOK Join the DISCUSSION GROUP Join the DISCORD Follow us on LETTERBOXD Mike Muncer is a producer, podcaster and film journalist and can be found on TWITTER

Duration:02:00:14

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HOME INVASION pt 34: Also-Rans

12/7/2023
As we approach the end of our Home Invasion season, Brad Hanson joins Mike to recommend some additional titles not discussed so far this season, including gritty British thriller Dead Man's Shoes, Japanese lost classic Door, the notorious August Underground Movies and...Disney's En Canto???! Music by Jack Whitney. Visit our website www.evolutionofhorror.com Keep an eye on all our UPCOMING EVENTS Buy tickets for our next upcoming EVOLUTION OF HORROR PRESENTS screening at the Genesis Cinema! www.evolutionofhorror.com/genesis You can now buy Evolution of Horror merch on our TeePublic store! www.evolutionofhorror.com/merchandise Subscribe and donate on PATREON for bonus monthly content and extra treats... www.patreon.com/evolutionofhorror Email us! Follow us on TWITTER Follow us on INSTAGRAM Like us on FACEBOOK Join the DISCUSSION GROUP Join the DISCORD Follow us on LETTERBOXD Mike Muncer is a producer, podcaster and film journalist and can be found on TWITTER

Duration:01:31:36

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HOME INVASION Pt 33: The Feast (2021) & Men (2022)

11/30/2023
This week Mike is joined by James Rendell to discuss the crossover between Home Invasion and Folk Horror with two weird and wonderful British horror movies from the last couple of years: Welsh dinner party horror THE FEAST and Alex Garland's MEN. Music by Jack Whitney. Visit our website www.evolutionofhorror.com Keep an eye on all our UPCOMING EVENTS Buy tickets for our next upcoming EVOLUTION OF HORROR PRESENTS screening at the Genesis Cinema! www.evolutionofhorror.com/genesis You can now buy Evolution of Horror merch on our TeePublic store! www.evolutionofhorror.com/merchandise Subscribe and donate on PATREON for bonus monthly content and extra treats... www.patreon.com/evolutionofhorror Email us! Follow us on TWITTER Follow us on INSTAGRAM Like us on FACEBOOK Join the DISCUSSION GROUP Join the DISCORD Follow us on LETTERBOXD Mike Muncer is a producer, podcaster and film journalist and can be found on TWITTER

Duration:01:47:46

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HOME INVASION Pt 32: Ready or Not (2019) Bodies Bodies Bodies (2022)

11/23/2023
This week MIke is joined by filmmaking duo and directors of the brilliant new horror movie 'Kill Your Lover' Keir Siewert and Alix Austin to discuss two of the most fun and quotable horror movies of the last few years, READY OR NOT (2019) and BODIES BODIES BODIES (2022)! Music by Jack Whitney. Visit our website www.evolutionofhorror.com Keep an eye on all our UPCOMING EVENTS Buy tickets for our next upcoming EVOLUTION OF HORROR PRESENTS screening at the Genesis Cinema! www.evolutionofhorror.com/genesis You can now buy Evolution of Horror merch on our TeePublic store! www.evolutionofhorror.com/merchandise Subscribe and donate on PATREON for bonus monthly content and extra treats... www.patreon.com/evolutionofhorror Email us! Follow us on TWITTER Follow us on INSTAGRAM Like us on FACEBOOK Join the DISCUSSION GROUP Join the DISCORD Follow us on LETTERBOXD Mike Muncer is a producer, podcaster and film journalist and can be found on TWITTER

Duration:01:43:29