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Horror Business is an ongoing conversation about Horror Films. Lifelong horror fans Justin Lore and Liam O’Donnell gather monthly to discuss and dissect horror films in a sophisticated yet accessible manner. Academic yet easily digestible. High art washed down with a healthy dose of camp. Pinkies in the air whilst sipping our root beer. You get the picture. On Horror Business Justin and Liam will watch a double feature and go in depth about the films, and each show they will invite you, the listener, to be a part of the conversation.
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HORROR BUSINESS Episode 15: 2016 In Horror Cinema
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2016 In Horror Cinema
Greetings new yearlings, and welcome back to Horror Business, the podcast that will surely be one of the few things in the likely radioactive wasteland that will be 2017 to be bring you joy.
This episode we look back on 2016 and what we liked and disliked about the state of horror cinema and weirdly enough it looks like horror movies were the one thing from 2016 that weren’t horrible!
We begin as always by talking about some of the recent horror films we’ve seen. While technically not a horror movie, we were lucky enough to catch Shin Godzilla. We discuss some of the more horrific aspects the franchise, what makes the new one stand out from the prior entries in the franchise, and Godzilla’s increasing amounts of screen time despite claims to the contrary. We move on to Evolution, a movie that Liam enjoyed but Justin was confused by. But it’s okay because Liam is soon confused by Justin’s comparison of Evolution to not understanding Primus! Justin successfully argues that Liam has actual taste in film while he himself does not and then rambles about the size of his Criterion collection. We briefly talk about catching a screening of The Autopsy Of Jane Doe in New York City with a Q & A featuring Brian Cox, Emile Hirsch, and director Andre Ovredal. Justin discusses his viewing of Rob Zombie’s 31 and the tragedy that is Rob Zombie’s inability to make good movies despite his rich pedigree and Richard Brake’s standout performance in the film. Liam briefly talks about his viewing of the Syfy series Channel Zero. Next we talk about how we were fortunate enough to be on a couple episodes of friend of the podcast Andrew Bergeron of Vincent Price’s Laugh other podcast What Did We Just Watch? to talk about Mulholland Drive and Moon. There is a brief derailment as Justin is egged into talking about his fear and hatred of the 1992 alien abduction film Fire In The Sky before we get back on track to talk about Andrew’s podcast and how it’s so organized and focused that it makes us look like a mess. We love you Andrew, but you have shamed us! Liam briefly talks about the films Always Shine, Under The Shadow, and The Monster. Justin talks about the 2014 film Black Mountainside, and how while it is a heavy handed tribute to John Carpenter’s The Thing nonetheless it was an enjo