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Celebrated genre filmmakers Adam Green and Joe Lynch host this funny and informative podcast that covers not only their own career tales from the trenches, in-depth discussions of the genre, and advice to upcoming filmmakers, but also features "fan" commentary tracks to older horror movies. No reviews or "news" here: just two working filmmakers telling it like it is and celebrating the genre that they love.

Celebrated genre filmmakers Adam Green and Joe Lynch host this funny and informative podcast that covers not only their own career tales from the trenches, in-depth discussions of the genre, and advice to upcoming filmmakers, but also features "fan" commentary tracks to older horror movies. No reviews or "news" here: just two working filmmakers telling it like it is and celebrating the genre that they love.
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Los Angeles, CA

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Celebrated genre filmmakers Adam Green and Joe Lynch host this funny and informative podcast that covers not only their own career tales from the trenches, in-depth discussions of the genre, and advice to upcoming filmmakers, but also features "fan" commentary tracks to older horror movies. No reviews or "news" here: just two working filmmakers telling it like it is and celebrating the genre that they love.

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English

Contact:

818-780-GEEK


Episodes

The Movie Crypt: Ep 228: Kevin Phillips

10/9/2017
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Filmmaker Kevin Phillips (SUPER DARK TIMES) joins Adam, Joe, and Arwen to discuss his career journey so far, from a steadily working cinematographer to a director. Topics include how Kevin built his “film family” while still in college, how much nostalgia is too much nostalgia in a nostalgic film, the importance of knowing how to perform other crucial positions on set, working with child actors, and how sometimes the best way to deal with grief is to create something- no matter what that...

Duration: 01:57:47


The Movie Crypt: Ep 227: Tobe Hooper Tribute

10/2/2017
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On Sunday August 27, 2017 the cinematic world lost another one of its most profound and celebrated filmmakers. Tobe Hooper (THE TEXAS CHAINSAWMASSACRE, SALEM’S LOT, POLTERGEIST) was one of the horror genre’s most groundbreaking voices, he was a true icon, and he was a friend of both Adam and Joe’s. Listen as the two filmmakers celebrate Tobe’s life, discuss his career contributions/influences on modern cinema, and say farewell to the master in this touching tribute. Keep your eyes on...

Duration: 01:22:47


The Movie Crypt: Ep 226: Jonah Ray Returns!

9/25/2017
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Actor/comedian Jonah Ray has been quite busy since he first appeared on THE MOVIE CRYPT during last summer’s 48 hour live marathon to benefit “Save A Yorkie Rescue!” With 2 seasons of HIDDEN AMERICA now under his belt, the celebrated resurrection of MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000, performing 2 shows a night on his latest tour, and his incredible performance in Adam’s new film VICTOR CROWLEY… Jonah is what most would call “on fire” at the moment. Listen as he shares the insanity of this past...

Duration: 01:59:58


The Movie Crypt: Ep 225: Dwight Little

9/18/2017
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Filmmaker Dwight Little (HALLOWEEN 4, FREE WILLY 2) joins Adam, Joe, and Arwen to discuss his career journey from USC to a working director in both features and television. From bringing Michael Myers back to the beloved HALLOWEEN franchise, to making the choice to direct television long before it was “the cool thing to do” (BONES, 24, MILLENIUM, S.H.I.E.L.D.), to his new film FINAL RAMPAGE… Dwight brings a perspective on the industry hustle that encapsulates decades of change, trends, and...

Duration: 01:58:35


The Movie Crypt: Ep 224: Chris Peckover

9/11/2017
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Filmmaker Chris Peckover (BETTER WATCH OUT, UNDOCUMENTED) joins Adam, Joe, and Arwen to discuss his career journey from a pre-med student at Yale to a working writer/director. How can you keep the faith when going years between projects? How can you keep your dreams a priority when working several “day jobs” to make a living? What was it like shooting BETTER WATCH OUT in Australia for 6 long months away from home? You’re sure to get a healthy dose of inspiration from Chris’ story. Our...

Duration: 01:43:54


The Movie Crypt: Ep 223: Live in London

9/4/2017
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On Saturday August 26 th , Adam and Joe performed a LIVE episode of THE MOVIE CRYPT at the Prince Charles Cinema in London. With special guests Paul McEvoy (one of FrightFest’s directors), screenwriter James Moran (DR. WHO, SEVERANCE), and of course the audience themselves… this episode is a total blast from start to finish! Catch Adam Green on tour with his new film VICTOR CROWLEY – coming to a theater near you between now and Thanksgiving! Keep checking www.ariescope.com for the most...

Duration: 01:42:41


The Movie Crypt: Ep 222: Kane Hodder Returns

8/28/2017
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“Victor Crowley lives!” No, really- he lives! Last week Adam Green surprised HATCHET fans around the world by unveiling his new film VICTOR CROWLEY to audiences in Hollywood and London. Made in secret over the last 2 years, VICTOR CROWLEY marks the 4 th film in the HATCHET franchise and has arrived just in time for the original film’s 10 th theatrical anniversary (9/7/07). To celebrate, legendary horror icon and “Victor Crowley” himself – Kane Hodder (HATCHET I - IV, FRIDAY THE 13 th VII –...

Duration: 02:09:23


The Movie Crypt: Ep 221: Adam Wingard

8/21/2017
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Filmmaker Adam Wingard (DEATH NOTE, YOU’RE NEXT, BLAIR WITCH) discusses his career journey with Adam, Joe, and Arwen… from childhood filmmaking aspirations to his 2007 debut POP SKULL to last year’s BLAIR WITCH to his latest film DEATH NOTE and his upcoming blockbuster GODZILLA VS. KING KONG. With one of the most fascinating career trajectories to follow, Wingard pulls no punches and candidly shares his journey in what is surely one of THE MOVIE CRYPT’s most honest and enjoyable...

Duration: 02:28:45


The Movie Crypt: Ep 220: Graham Skipper

8/14/2017
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You know Graham Skipper as an actor from films like ALMOST HUMAN, TALES OF HALLOWEEN, and BEYOND THE GATES but this year he stepped into the director’s chair with his debut feature SEQUENCE BREAK which is currently tearing up the festival circuit. Listen as Graham shares his career journey including how he wound up in Los Angeles permanently, how he landed the iconic role of “Herbert West” in Stuart Gordon’s stage version of RE-ANIMATOR, how he created his own directorial debut chance with...

Duration: 02:39:01


The Movie Crypt: Ep 219: Lauren Marino

8/7/2017
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Reality TV producer Lauren Marino (KEEPING UP WITH THE KARDASHIANS, GHOST BROTHERS, THE RUNNER) discusses her career journey working in the reality genre. From making the daunting move from NY to LA with no job lined up beforehand, to paying her dues as an assistant on various shows, to becoming a Story Producer and eventually a full-on Producer on some of TV’s most popular shows, this episode focuses on the major differences between telling stories with a script and telling stories based...

Duration: 01:42:39


The Movie Crypt: Ep 218: George A. Romero Tribute

7/31/2017
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On Sunday July 16, 2017 the world lost a master filmmaker, our genre lost one of its most profound voices, and so very many of us lost a dear friend. George A. Romero (NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD, CREEPSHOW) was so much more than just the “godfather of zombies,” he was the original pioneer of independent cinema and the artist who showed us all the way. Sit back, listen, and reflect as Adam and Joe pay their respects and honor one of their greatest heroes, one of their most generous champions,...

Duration: 01:52:57


The Movie Crypt: Ep 217: Don Mancini

7/24/2017
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“Wanna play?” Writer/director/producer Don Mancini (the CHILD’S PLAY franchise, TV’s HANNIBAL) visits the ArieScope studio to play dolls with Adam, Joe, and Arwen in this terrific episode that details Don’s career from screenwriter to director to the leader of his very own CULT OF CHUCKY. How did he do it? Did anyone really see the 30-year running “Chucky” phenomenon coming? How did Don wind up working on Season 3 of HANNIBAL? (You’re gonna love the story!) What can fans expect from the...

Duration: 01:57:46


The Movie Crypt: Ep 216: Rodney Ascher

7/17/2017
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Filmmaker Rodney Ascher (THE NIGHTMARE, ROOM 237) is making some of the most unique and compelling documentary films out there today. Listen as he discusses his career and his process with Adam, Joe, and Arwen including how he chooses his subject matter, how he had almost thrown in the towel before his 2010 Sundance hit short THE S FROM HELL (a documentary about people that are scared of the old Screen Gems logo), how he found the subjects for his terrifying sleep paralysis documentary THE...

Duration: 02:25:07


The Movie Crypt: Ep 215: Live in Los Angeles

7/10/2017
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On Sunday June 18, 2017 Adam, Joe, and Arwen took the stage at the LA Film Festival to perform another LIVE episode of THE MOVIE CRYPT. Recorded at the Arclight Cinema in Culver City, CA this special episode includes a ton of special guests! First up, LA Film Fest Director Jennifer Coaches discusses the ins and outs of programming such a huge festival. How massive is the actual competition? Is there a trick to getting programmed or just sheer talent and luck? When and where should you...

Duration: 01:57:24


The Movie Crypt: Ep 214: Barbara Crampton

7/3/2017
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Happy 4th of July Weekend!!! We kick this week off with a bang (safely, mind you) with iconic actress Barbara Crampton (RE-ANIMATOR, FROM BEYOND, BEYOND THE GATES, WE ARE STILL HERE, YOU’RE NEXT) who we’ve been dying to come on and finally made it happen. Dream do come true kids! Barbara shares tales from her early career, what led her to La La Land and finding herself on set with one of the most iconic Horror Doctors in the genre to her recent hot-streak, working with some of the best...

Duration: 02:12:07


The Movie Crypt: Ep 212: Seth Grahame-Smith

6/19/2017
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“Holy Legos, Arwen!” Seth Grahame-Smith (THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE, PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES, DARK SHADOWS, ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER) is one of the hottest screenwriters working in Hollywood today. Adam, Joe, and Arwen discuss Seth’s journey, dive into his creative process, and nearly explode with excitement over the massive projects that Seth is currently involved with as either a writer or producer. From the upcoming re-make of Stephen King’s IT, to the insanely anticipated...

Duration: 02:22:19


The Movie Crypt: Ep 211: John Murdy

6/12/2017
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For the last 12 years John Murdy has been the Creative Director for Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights (Hollywood)- the biggest, the best, and the most terrifying major theme park haunt in the known universe! Not only do John and his team at Halloween Horror Nights consistently deliver top quality scares and screams year after year… they give fans the astounding opportunity of getting to live out some of the greatest horror films of all time. Join Adam, Joe, and Arwen as they peek...

Duration: 02:49:32


The Movie Crypt: Ep 210: Evan Glodell

6/5/2017
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Evan Glodell (BELLFLOWER, CHUCK HANK AND THE SAN DIEGO TWINS) is an absolute filmmaking enigma. Not only is Glodell a writer, director, producer, actor, editor, cinematographer, and visual effects artist… he even builds his own cameras! (Seriously, what did YOU do today?) Best of all, Glodell is a shining example of an artist who paved his own way through teaching himself and then doing it himself. Listen closely as Adam, Joe, and Arwen dig into Evan’s process and his path through...

Duration: 02:01:21


The Movie Crypt: Ep 209: Moorhead & Benson

5/29/2017
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Filmmakers Aaron Moorhead and Justin Benson (SPRING, RESOLUTION, VHS: VIRAL) join Adam, Joe, and Arwen to discuss their career journey so far in this incredibly enjoyable and informative episode. From writing to directing to acting to cinematography to visual effects and beyond… Moorhead and Benson literally do it all, do it all together, and do it on an astounding level that is making them two of the most exciting filmmakers to watch today. The boys (and Arwen) dive deep together in this...

Duration: 02:13:32


The Movie Crypt: Ep 208: Betty Gabriel

5/22/2017
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Actress Betty Gabriel (GET OUT, THE PURGE: ELECTION YEAR) joins Adam, Joe, and Arwen to discuss her craft. From graduating Iowa State with a degree in animal studies/pre-vet… to becoming a professional modern dancer in Chicago… to studying acting at Steppenwolf and graduating Julliard… to ultimately becoming an accomplished actress starring in one of the biggest genre films of all time - GET OUT, Betty’s paid her dues and then some. Hell, she even survived working with Joe Lynch on 12...

Duration: 02:11:20

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