The Film Flamers: A Horror Movie Podcast

The Film Flamers: A Horror Movie Podcast

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A podcast devoted to horror movies (or horror adjacent), with a little comedy tossed in!


Shooting the Flames Dec ‘19: A New Scream, Invisible Man, and Fantasy Island?
Dec 9 • 61 min
Merry Holidays, listeners. We’re Shooting the Flames one last time before we launch ourselves head first into 2020. We’ve got answers to your comments, questions, and voicemails, along with all the latest horror news, trailers, and favorites we’ve seen…
Interview With The Vampire (1994)
Nov 25 • 73 min
In honor of its 25th anniversary, we’re deep diving into Neil Jordan’s Interview With The Vampire, starring Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, Kirsten Dunst, Antonio Banderas, Christian Slater, and Stephen Rea. Join us as we analyze the themes, the direction, the…
Hot Take: Doctor Sleep (2019)
Nov 18 • 24 min
We’ve got a very special hot take for you this month, and you definitely don’t want to sleep on it. The direction, acting, and atmosphere all shine in this one, so please don’t overlook this film. We think this movie has a lot of rewatch potential, with…
Top Ten Vampire Movies
Nov 11 • 56 min
This month we’ve made a list that you can really sink your teeth into - Top Ten Vampire Movies! The stakes were high, but we managed to round out our picks without it being too much of a pain in the neck. We promise these movies don’t suck, so check them…
Shooting the Flames Nov ‘19: A wrong turn, a grudge… a dick pic?
Nov 4 • 38 min
Join Chris and Robert as they Shoot the Flames and respond to YOUR comments and questions, as well as bring you the latest horror news and trailers, along with our own personal watch lists. News Sid Haig “Captain Spaulding” has passed away:…
Rebroadcast: Top Ten Halloween Movies
Oct 31 • 38 min
Happy Halloween! We’re rebroadcasting this episode just in case you still can’t decide what to watch on Halloween night. Well, take your pick, because this is a veritable treasure trove of Halloween goodies set to get your Netflix and kill…er… chill off…
Creepshow (1982)
Oct 28 • 59 min
Where’s our cake, Bedelia?! You can help us find our cake, dear listeners, by checking out this episode of George A. Romero and Stephen King’s horror anthology classic, Creepshow! Listen as we break down each segment of this 80’s staple into digestible…
Hot Take: It: Chapter 2 (2019)
Oct 21 • 20 min
Hellooo! Listen as we finally bring you our Hot Take on It: Chapter 2, starring the lovable Pennywise the Pooh. Find out exactly what we thought of this highly anticipated sequel, and how it stacked up against our very high expectations. Have you seen It:…
Top Ten Stephen King Movies
Oct 14 • 47 min
Our inspiration this October is none other than famed horror novelist and macabre world-builder, Stephen King! To kick off this theme, we’re bringing you each of our picks for the Top Ten Stephen King Movies! There are a few just around the corner, but…
Shooting the Flames Oct ‘19: Are You Afraid of the Dark Crystal?
Oct 7 • 38 min
It’s already October - the official month of Horror! We’re kicking off the Halloween season with our regular Shooting the Flames episode, where we discuss and answer your comments and questions, as well as update you with all the horror movie news,…
The Best Horror Movie Pop Songs
Sep 30 • 37 min
In this very special episode, we’re counting down our picks for the best pop songs ever featured in horror movies! From AC/DC to Van Morrison and even the odd Jennifer Love Hewitt and Johnny Cash songs in between, we’ve got you covered. Check out the…
Fallen (1998)
Sep 23 • 59 min
It’s now September, and we’re just beginning to see the first signs of fall… so what better horror movie to discuss than Fallen, starring Denzel Washington, John Goodman, Donald Sutherland, and Embeth Davidtz. Join us as we discuss the demon Azazel, his…
Hot Take: Ready or Not (2019)
Sep 16 • 19 min
Take a minute, listeners - but just a minute - because ready or not, Chris and Robert are here with their hot take on the summer’s best horror comedy, Ready or Not, starring Samara Weaving and Andie MacDowell. Holy dick! Out this Month: Week 1: Shooting…
Shooting the Flames Sep ‘19: When a Strange Director Calls
Sep 9 • 53 min
In this very special episode of Shooting the Flames, we’ve got angry horror movie directors calling in to threaten us with physical violence, along with all of the news, trailers, and Flamers Favorites you crave. We watched a TON of movies and TV shows in…
The Greatest Horror Movie Quotes
Aug 26 • 50 min
In lieu of our normal Top Ten, we’re bringing you a very special episode this month in which we reveal our picks for the greatest horror movie quotes of all time! Fuck us gently with a chainsaw - there were just so many quotes to choose from, and so…
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Aug 19 • 64 min
Join Chris and Robert as they discuss one of the best and most influential horror crime thrillers of all time, The Silence of the Lambs - directed by Jonathan Demme, and starring Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins in their iconic roles as Clarice Starling…
Hot Take: Midsommar (2019)
Aug 12 • 33 min
What did the Film Flamers watch in mid summer? Midsommar! Find out what we thought (and felt) about Ari Aster’s contentious yet critically acclaimed folk horror film in this extra hot hot-take. Have you seen Midsommar? Let us know what you thought! Out…
Shooting the Flames Aug ‘19: More Halloweens and… Cats?
Aug 5 • 60 min
This episode of Shooting The Flames, we’ve got all the answers to your questions and comments, and bring you the copious amount of news and trailers that you crave so much. Seriously guys, it’s a lot - so you better get to listening! Also, it’s our one…
Outtakes 2.0
Jul 29 • 16 min
Surprise! In anticipation of our first anniversary in August, we’re releasing our latest outtakes and bloopers! Listen as Chris and Robert derail themselves again and again and experience full-blown verbal train wrecks. Enjoy! Out this Month: Week 1:…
Top Ten Psycho Killers in Horror Movies
Jul 22 • 34 min
What would be the perfect Top Ten to place between our deep dives of Seven and Silence of the Lambs? Top Ten Psycho Killers! Join us as we discuss the dastardly deeds of the worst of the worst psychopaths ever put to film. And remember kids, this podcast…
Hot Takes: Godzilla: King of the Monsters & I Am Mother
Jul 15 • 22 min
For this month’s Hot Takes, we’re bringing you the Netflix original sci-fi thriller film I Am Mother, along with June’s monster blockbuster Godzilla: King of the Monsters, directed by famed horror director Michael Dougherty! Have you seen one or both of…
Seven (1995)
Jul 8 • 62 min
And it was foretold, in the seventh month of the nineteenth year of the new millennium, The Film Flamers would contemplate… Seven! Join us as we discuss David Fincher’s horror crime noir thriller film, about a veteran detective (Morgan Freeman) and his…
Shooting the Flames Jul ‘19: Another Quiet Place, A Scary Dress, Doctor Sleep, and more!
Jul 1 • 70 min
We’ve got a LOT to talk about this episode! The months of May and June have been very kind to us horror fans, and the future looks even brighter… or darker, depending on how you look at it. Let us know what you think of this episode - the comments,…
Hot Take: 47 Hours at Texas Frightmare
Jun 24 • 22 min
We’ve got a very special Hot Take for you this month - we went as press to the Texas Frightmare horror convention in Dallas, where we met numerous horror celebrities, saw and bought a lot of cool stuff, and watched a brand new horror movie by the name of…
Cruising (1980)
Jun 17 • 56 min
Surprise! In our continuing celebration of Pride Month, we’re giving you a second full deep-dive episode this month. The film in question is none other than William Friedkin’s erotic crime thriller Cruising (1980), starring Al Pacino, Paul Sorvino, and…
Stranger By The Lake (2013)
Jun 10 • 57 min
We’ve picked a very special film to dive into for Pride Month this year - Stranger By The Lake (2013)! Listen as we analyze Alain Guiraudie’s universally acclaimed French minimalist erotic thriller film. Haven’t seen the movie? Check it out, listen to our…
Shooting the Flames Jun ‘19: Rock, Paper, Take off that mask please…
Jun 3 • 85 min
We’re kicking off Pride month with an extra special extended edition of Shooting the Flames! Listen as we go through YOUR comments and questions, along with the latest horror movie news, watch recommendations, and maybe a few rants along the way! News…
Top Ten Sci-Fi Horror Movies
May 27 • 37 min
In honor of covering our very first sci-fi horror movie earlier this month, we’re giving you our picks for the best sci-fi horror movies of all time. Agree with our picks? Did we forget one of your favorites? Let us know! Sci-Fi Horror Movies We…
Sunshine (2007)
May 20 • 54 min
The spring has sprung, and now it’s time to let the Sunshine in! Listen to Chris and Robert as they deep dive into Danny Boyle’s oft-contentious, beautiful film Sunshine (2007), starring an amazing ensemble cast that includes Rose Byrne, Cliff Curtis,…
Hot Takes: Us & Pet Sematary
May 13 • 32 min
Check out these lovingly spoiler-ridden hot take reviews of Us and Pet Sematary! Despite some flaws, we’ve got a couple of solid new horror movies in our midst. Agree or disagree with our thoughts? Let us know! Watch (Pre-order) on Amazon: Us:…
Shooting the Flames May ‘19: Annabelle Comes Home and watches… Alien shorts?
May 6 • 64 min
Spring has sprung, and it’s time for us to Shoot the Flames yet again! Listen as we respond to your comments and questions, let you know about some exciting horror news and trailers, rant about theater etiquette, and even dish about the music of 17 year…
Hot Take: Climax (2019)
Apr 22 • 17 min
See what the Film Flamers thought of Climax, the psychological horror dance experimental film directed, written and co-edited by Gaspar Noé and starring Sofia Boutella. Have you seen Climax? Let us know what you thought! Watch Online: Trailer for Climax:…
Top Ten Horror Comedies
Apr 15 • 52 min
We just can’t let April Fools go - so join us as we count down our picks for the best horror comedy movies! From Addams Family to Zombieland, we leave no stone unturned in our quest to recommend the funniest horror movies out there. Agree or disagree with…
Join us at Texas Frightmare Weekend 2019!
Apr 12 • 3 min
Join The Film Flamers at Texas Frightmare Weekend! Meet horror legends like Sam Raimi, Tim Curry, Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp and the legendary Bruce Campbell. Hell, even Elvira is going to be there! Texas Frightmare Weekend is in Dallas on May…
Shooting the Flames Apr ‘19: The Twilight Zone of Hagazussa
Apr 8 • 50 min
In this month’s Shooting the Flames episode, we discuss listener reviews, comments, and questions, as well as talk about some exciting horror movie news and trailers. We also discuss a few of the movies we’ve seen recently, including The Favourite,…
Student Bodies (1981)
Apr 1 • 56 min
It’s April Fools… the perfect time to watch the world’s first comedy horror movie! After all, hasn’t there been enough senseless killing in the horror movies we normally cover? Let’s have a murder that makes sense! Listen to Chris and Robert as they…
Hot Take: Velvet Buzzsaw (2019)
Mar 25 • 16 min
When we Netflix and chill, we do it the right way - with Jake Gyllenhaal and a good horror movie! Find out what we thought of Velvet Buzzsaw, directed by Dan Gilroy and starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Toni Collette, and John Malkovich and let us…
Top Ten Zombie Movies
Mar 18 • 52 min
Feeling a little down? Need more brainnnzzz? Check out our picks for Top Ten Zombie Movies! Agree or disagree with our picks? Let us know right here on Patreon! Movies We Mentioned (Buy or Rent on Amazon): 28 Days Later (2002): https://amzn.to/2VNGOa1…
Shooting the Flames Mar ‘19: Scary Stories to Tell About Piercings
Mar 11 • 50 min
This time… it’s personal! Join Chris and Robert in this new segment that includes answers to YOUR comments and questions, horror movie news and recommendations, and more! Let us know what you think - your comments and questions might just make it into the…
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Mar 4 • 46 min
They’re coming to get you, Barbra! Listen to Chris and Robert as they deep dive into the horror movie classic of classics, Night of the Living Dead, directed by the master himself, George A. Romero, and learn about the background, history, legacy, and…
Sequel Ideas: Fatal Attraction (1987)
Feb 25 • 19 min
What ever happened to little Ellen Gallagher from Fatal Attraction? Did Beth ever forgive Dan? Is Dan still ignoring the women in his life? Is Alex Forrest gone for good? Listen to our sequel ideas and find out! Have better ideas? Let us know! Buy or Rent…
Up in Flames: 2018 in Review
Feb 18 • 26 min
We’re bringing you our list of the best and worst horror movies of 2018, and a look at some of the horror movies we’re most looking forward to in 2019! Listen, then let us know what you thought were some of the best and worst! A few of the films mentioned…
Top Ten Creepy Love Songs
Feb 11 • 44 min
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with us as we present the Top Ten Creepiest Love Songs. Ever wanted to know what Alex Forrest’s playlist was from Fatal Attraction? Well, we think we’ve found it cause it doesn’t get much creepier or obsessive than this. Listen…
Fatal Attraction (1987)
Feb 4 • 58 min
Hey listeners - it’s Women in Horror Month! So to continue the conversation we started with Rosemary’s Baby (1968) last month, we’re covering Fatal Attraction (1987), the classic psychological thriller starring Glen Close, Anne Archer, and Michael…
Outtakes + Bloopers: 2018 Edition
Jan 28 • 9 min
Surprise! We’re continuing our celebration of the New Year by releasing our very first outtakes and bloopers episode! We’ve collected our eff-ups from 2018 and wrapped them up into one extra special gift episode just for you. Check out all the hilarity,…
Top Ten Horror Movie Scores
Jan 21 • 59 min
The Film Flamers proudly present their Top Ten Favorite Horror Movie Scores! Let us know if you agree or disagree with our picks! Films mentioned in this episode (buy or rent on Amazon): Alien: https://amzn.to/2LXdOJg Aliens: https://amzn.to/2GW9N90 Bram…
Rosemary’s Baby (1968)
Jan 7 • 51 min
Join us as we kick off the new year the Film Flamers way by covering Rosemary’s Baby (1968), directed by Roman Polanski and starring Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, and Ruth Gordon! Rent or Buy Rosemary’s Baby on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2LPrBSb Coming this…
Favorite Holiday Horror Movies with Cocktail Party Massacre!
Dec 17, 2018 • 48 min
Come celebrate the holidays with us as we discuss our favorite holiday horror movies with the wonderful boys from Cocktail Party Massacre! Let us know what your favorite holiday horror movies are, or if you agree with our picks! Here’s a some of the films…
Krampus (2015)
Dec 3, 2018 • 55 min
Merry Chrismahanukwanzakah! In this episode, we cover the homage-packed Christmas horror classic Krampus (2015), along with the fascinating history behind the Krampus and Santa myths themselves. Watch Krampus on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2S5cqpE Check out…
Top Ten Cursed Objects in Horror Movies
Nov 19, 2018 • 30 min
Introducing the top ten cursed or possessed objects in horror movies (or horror adjacent)! From lamps to dolls to horcruxes, let us know if you agree (or disagree) with our picks! Films mentioned in this episode (buy or rent on Amazon): Amityville 4:…
Annabelle (2014) and Annabelle Creation (2017)
Nov 12, 2018 • 84 min
In this episode, we discuss the background, influences, and real-life horror stories behind the supernatural horror films Annabelle (2014) and Annabelle Creation (2017). Watch Annabelle: Rent/Buy the digital copy on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2JXNZHZ Watch…
Hot Take: Suspiria (2018)
Nov 5, 2018 • 40 min
In this bonus episode, we debate, discuss, and gag over the new Suspiria (2018), starring the fabulous Tilda Swinton, with Dakota Johnson, Mia Goth and Chloë Grace Moretz. WARNING: SPOILERS! Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/TheFilmFlamers…
Top Ten Halloween Movies
Oct 15, 2018 • 38 min
In this episode, we reveal and discuss our picks for Top Ten Halloween movies! Our Recommendations (listed in alphabetical order): 31: https://amzn.to/2DG7bub Dark Night of the Scarecrow: https://amzn.to/2P0t8pg Donnie Darko (blu-ray):…
Trick ‘r Treat (2007)
Oct 1, 2018 • 60 min
In our third full episode, we discuss the modern cult-classic Halloween anthology film, Trick ‘r Treat (2007), directed by Michael Dougherty and starring Dylan Baker, Anna Paquin and Brian Cox. Watch Trick ‘r Treat: NEW Trick ‘r Treat Special Edition…
Win a Film Flamers T-Shirt! (Contest Ended)
Sep 23, 2018 • 0 min
This is just a quick reminder about the contest we’re running through October 1st. Just rate and review us on iTunes or Apple Podcasts and you’ll be entered to win a FREE Film Flamers t-shirt in your choice of size, style, and color. Once you leave us…
Sequel Ideas: Suspiria (1977)
Sep 19, 2018 • 8 min
In this bonus episode, we discuss our sequel ideas for Dario Argento’s classic horror movie, Suspiria! Yes, we know it already has sequels - but not like this! Listen, then join in the discussion on Facebook, Twitter, or Patreon and become a Film Flamer,…
Suspiria (1977)
Sep 4, 2018 • 61 min
In our second episode, we discuss the horror movie Suspiria (1977), directed by Dario Argento and starring Jessica Harper and Joan Bennett in her final film role. Listen, then join in the discussion on Facebook, Twitter, or Patreon and become a Film…
Brightest Flame Award: Best Horror Movie Actress
Aug 28, 2018 • 5 min
In this short but sweet bonus episode, we give out our Brightest Flame Award for Best Horror Movie Actress! This is the last of our freebie bonus episodes - in the future, all our bonus content can be found on our Patreon page! Our Website:…
Sequel Ideas: Copycat (1995)
Aug 23, 2018 • 5 min
In this bonus episode, we discuss a few of our ideas for a potential sequel to the horror movie (psychological thriller) Copycat, which we covered in our very first episode! Listen, then join in the discussion on Facebook, Twitter, or Patreon and become a…
Top Ten Horror Remakes
Aug 21, 2018 • 32 min
In our very first Top Ten episode, we debate the top ten horror movie remakes of all time. May the best films win! Listen, then join in the discussion on Facebook, Twitter, or Patreon and become a Film Flamer, too! Horror movie remakes listed in this…
Copycat (1995)
Aug 4, 2018 • 69 min
In our very first episode, we discuss the film Copycat (1995), starring Sigourney Weaver, Holly Hunter, and Harry Connick Jr. Hey, horror fans (and even scaredy-cats), have you been craving a podcast devoted to horror with a little glitter tossed in?…