The Blood Buddies

Monster Kid Podcasts

Listen to Brian, Stephanie, Kris, and David discuss movies decided by a spooky roulette wheel.

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It's our season finale! To end our season, we are discussing this horror musical with Andrew Scahill!   Anna and the Apocalypse (2017) dir. John McPhail. "A zombie apocalypse threatens the sleepy town of Little Haven - at Christmas - forcing Anna and her friends to fight, slash and sing their way to survival, facing the undead in a desperate race to reach their loved ones. But they soon discover that no one is safe in this new world, and with civilization falling apart around them, the only people they can truly rely on are each other." (Source: IMDB)  

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Nov 26

1 hr 9 min

We're nearing the end of season 4, y'all! Get ready for the holiday season with the unseasonable film, DEEP RED!

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Nov 12

54 min 27 sec

Hey howdy hey, folks! We're back with a new episode! Come hither and hear us talk about The Lost Boys with our guest host, Breanna Whipple!

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Oct 29

1 hr 1 min

It's David's (belated) Birthday Pick! He has been wanting us to talk about Murder Party for a long time....so here we are!

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Oct 15

53 min 53 sec

Hope everyone is having a great start to your October! We sat down with our friend Jamie to talk about Mike Flanagan and his home invasion film, Hush!   Hush (2016) dir. Mike Flanagan. "A deaf and mute writer who retreated into the woods to live a solitary life must fight for her life in silence when a masked killer appears at her window." (Source: IMDB)

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Oct 1

1 hr 9 min

Hey! We're here to talk about the 31 movies we recommend watching this October!

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Sep 29

1 hr 3 min

We're back and ready to chat about the film that started the Dark Castle Entertainment run! Along for the ride is Annette from How to Make a Monster Kid!   House on Haunted Hill (1999) dir. William Malone. "An amusement park mogul offers a group of diverse people $1,000,000 to spend the night in a haunted house with a horrifying past." (Source: IMDB)

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Sep 17

1 hr 4 min

It's been a while since we've done a few episodes in a row, but we're back to our normal scheduling with the release of our discussion on Ti West's found footage film, The Sacrament! The Sacrament (2013) dir. Ti West. "A news team trails a man as he travels into the world of Eden Parish to find his missing sister, where it becomes apparent that this paradise may not be as it seems." (Source: IMDB)

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Sep 3

1 hr 3 min

We did a quick impromptu bonus episode that became long enough to be a full ep....so here's a full episode on Nia DaCosta's Candyman! Candyman (2021) dir. Nia DaCosta. "A "spiritual sequel" to the horror film Candyman (1992) that returns to the now-gentrified Chicago neighborhood where the legend began." (source: IMDB)

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Aug 27

45 min 41 sec

Welcome back, y'all! We are back and ready to talk about the film The Hitcher with our fellow Monster Kid, Armando Moran from Thematic Elements!

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Aug 20

59 min 33 sec

We had to make some changes to the schedule so we threw this episode on the recent release, Jakob's Wife!

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Aug 6

47 min 51 sec

Welcome back, y'all! We are getting all grody and gory on this talk about Petey Jacky's "Dead Alive"! Along for the ride are our friends Louis and Brandon from The Gory Picture Show!

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Jul 23

1 hr 15 min

Ever just look at a kid and go "yeah, they're satan"? Well, we talked about Macaulay Culkin's foray into thrillers, THE GOOD SON. With us is our friend Chelsey Scully, from Tales from the Stitch!   The Good Son (1993) dir. Joseph Ruben, "A young boy stays with his aunt and uncle and becomes friends with his cousin, a boy of the same age who shows increasing signs of violent and psychopathic behavior."

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Jul 9

1 hr 8 min

We threw another audible! A guest had to reschedule so we decided to use this sort of free-space to discuss the Clint Howard movie, Evilspeak! Evilspeak (1981) dir Eric Weston "An outcast military cadet taps into a way to summon demons and cast spells on his tormentors through his computer." (Source: IMDB)

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Jun 25

1 hr 2 min

We're fully back now, folks! We are here to talk about the amazingly shocking and gory Takashi Miike film, Audition! We brought along Mary Beth McAndrews (Scarred for Life, Watched Once Never Again) to the party! Audition (1999) dir. Takashi Miike. "A widower takes an offer to screen girls at a special audition, arranged for him by a friend to find him a new wife. The one he fancies is not who she appears to be after all." (source: IMDB)

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Jun 11

1 hr 4 min

Hey everyone, we had to take the month of May off due to some personal life issues. We decided to ease back into things with a bit of a light movie....so we chose D2: The Mighty Ducks.

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Jun 4

1 hr 2 min

Long takes, meta plot lines, zombies, diarrhea. This movie has it all! We brought our friend Alyx along for the ride on this jaunt! One Cut of the Dead (dir. Shin'ichirô Ueda). "Things go badly for a hack director and film crew shooting a low budget zombie movie in an abandoned WWII Japanese facility, when they are attacked by real zombies." (Source: IMDB)

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Apr 30

53 min 6 sec

Hey crew! We are back to talk about this bananas wild haunted house movie from Japan, with our friend Michael Kent from the podcast Toxic Schlock! Hausu (1977) dir. Nobuhiko Ôbayashi "A schoolgirl and six of her classmates travel to her aunt's country home, which turns out to be haunted." (Source: IMDB)

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Apr 16

1 hr 4 min

We hate horror movies.....not! Happy (a day after) April Fool's Day! Jen Saunderson came back to talk about the holiday horror-comedy of the same name! April Fool's Day (1986) dir. Fred Walton. "Nine college students staying at a friend's remote island mansion begin to fall victim to an unseen murderer over the April Fool's Day weekend, but nothing is as it seems." (Source: IMDB)

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Apr 2

55 min 14 sec

Why would anybody want to shoot at a police station?! We hung out with our friend Jerry (from our Halloween 2018 ep) and talked about John Carpenter's "Assault on Precinct 13"!   Assault on Precinct 13 (1976) dir. John Carpenter "An unlikely partnership between a Highway Patrol Officer, two criminals and a station secretary is formed to defend a defunct Los Angeles precinct office against a siege by a bloodthirsty street gang." (Source: IMDB)

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Mar 5

1 hr 1 min

Happy belated Valentine's Day, friends! We're back to our normal tricks and brought along our partners, Kelsey and Meredith to discuss this commonly-unspoken holiday horror! Valentine (2001) dir. Jamie Blanks "Five women are stalked by an unknown assailant while preparing for Valentine's Day." (Source: IMDB)

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Feb 19

1 hr 15 min

It's time to party with us while we chat about Abel Ferrera's first non-pornographic film, The Driller Killer! Our fellow Monster Kid, Rich from Bloody in Love, came along for the ride!   The Driller Killer (1979) dir. Abel Ferrera "An artist slowly goes insane while struggling to pay his bills, work on his paintings, and care for his two female roommates, which leads him taking to the streets of New York after dark and randomly killing derelicts with a power drill." (Source: IMDB)

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Feb 5

1 hr 2 min

Getting wet and swampy over here! This week, we've brought along David's friend Will to discuss one of the last classic Universal Monsters! Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) dir. Jack Arnold "A strange prehistoric beast lurks in the depths of the Amazonian jungle. A group of scientists try to capture the animal and bring it back to civilization for study." (Source: IMDB)  

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Jan 22

59 min 10 sec

We made it to 4 seasons! Come celebrate with us as we discuss one of Brian's favorite horror movies!   Popcorn (1991) dir. Mark Herrier. "A master of disguise deranged killer begins killing off the college students who are organizing a horror-movie marathon in an abandoned theater" (Source IMDB)

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Jan 8

51 min 1 sec

Merry Christmas, y'all! It appears as if it's also our Season 3 finale. Hope you enjoy hearing us chat a bit on this holiday jam! Christmas Evil (1980) dir. Lewis Jackson. "A toy factory worker, mentally scarred as a child upon learning Santa Claus is not real, suffers a nervous breakdown after being belittled at work, and embarks on a Yuletide killing spree." (Source: IMDB)  

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Dec 2020

40 min 16 sec

Bow chicka wow wow, did somebody order a podcast? This week, we brought along Devin Pike to discuss this not-so raunchy, not-so comedy, not-so horror movie PORNO   Porno (2020) dir. Keola Racela "When five teen employees at the local movie theater in a small Christian town discover a mysterious old film hidden in its basement, they unleash an alluring succubus who gives them a sex education...written in blood." (Source: IMDB)

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Dec 2020

1 hr 6 min

Happy Thanksgiving/Black Friday! This week, the wheel landed on "George Romero" and we decided to watch and discuss his wonder film DAWN OF THE DEAD!   Dawn of the Dead (1978) dir. George Romero "Following an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia S.W.A.T. team members, a traffic reporter, and his television executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall." (Source: IMDB)

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Nov 2020

1 hr 3 min

Happy Fall Weather! It's Friday the 13th and to be not like other girls, The Blood Buddies is talking about the fall break classic, FALL BREAK...I mean THE MUTILATOR The Mutilator (1984) dir. Buddy Cooper "A teenager who accidentally committed matricide finds himself being hunted together with his girlfriend and mates by his now crazed father." (Source: IMDB)

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Nov 2020

54 min 8 sec

Happy Halloween, y'all! For this holiday, we brought along our friend Jerry from The Pod and Pendulum Podcast to speak on the recent Halloween reboot!   Halloween (2018) dir. David Gordon Green "Laurie Strode confronts her long-time foe Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago." (Source: IMDB)

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Oct 2020

1 hr 13 min

Don't sleep on this episode! Brian and David brought along their friend, Jason Beamish (from Film Ruminations), to talk about the popular Freddy sequel DREAM WARRIORS.   A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987) dir. Chuck Russell. "A psychiatrist familiar with knife-wielding dream demon Freddy Krueger helps teens at a mental hospital battle the killer who is invading their dreams."

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Oct 2020

1 hr 13 min

It's David's birthday, well it will be soonish, so we had him pick a movie to discuss. This time, David went with the movie EVIL ED and we brought along our friend Michael Kent, from the podcast Toxic Schlock, to join us!   Evil Ed (1995) dir. Anders Jacobsson. "A mild-mannered film editor is assigned to cut a series of infamous slasher films and is driven murderously insane by the miles of extremely violent footage he edits." (Source: IMDB)

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Oct 2020

1 hr 15 min

You voted and we listened! We put a poll on what movie from the past decade to watch and y'all decided we need to discuss the cult black comedy film, CHEAP THRILLS.   Cheap Thrills (2013) dir. EL Katz "A scheming couple put a struggling family man and his old friend through a series of increasingly twisted dares over the course of an evening at a local bar." (source: IMDB)  

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Sep 2020

1 hr 4 min

Let's rock and roll, babyyyyy. This week, we brought along our friend Molly Henery ("Uterus Horror", Blogging Banshee, Fangoria, We Are Horror) to discuss this bananas sequel to a slasher classic.   Slumber Party Massacre 2 (1987) dir. Deborah Brock. "Courtney Bates, the younger sister of Valerie, and her friends go to their condo for a weekend getaway, but Courtney can't get rid of the haunting feeling that a supernatural rockabilly driller killer is coming to murder them all." (source: IMDB)

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Sep 2020

1 hr 3 min

VEGAS BABY! We spun the wheel on "Leprechaun" and brought our friend Ryan Larson (Ghastly Grinning, We Are Horror, Dread Central) to talk about the glitz and glamor of Leprechaun 3! Leprechaun 3 (1995) dir. Brian Trenchard-Smith "An evil leprechaun finds himself in Las Vegas, where he proceeds to cause mischief by killing people, granting twisted wishes, and infecting a young man with his green blood." (Source: IMDB)  

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Aug 2020

37 min 6 sec

Idk what the ding dong diddly hell happened in this movie, but I'm hoping y'all understand it more than I did.   Oculus (2013) dir. Mike Flanagan. "A woman tries to exonerate her brother, who was convicted of murder, by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon." (Source: IMDB)

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Aug 2020

58 min 20 sec

Surprisingly, this is only the second time in three years where we discuss an Evil Dead movie! Evil Dead 2 (1987) dir. Sam Raimi "The lone survivor of an onslaught of flesh-possessing spirits holes up in a cabin with a group of strangers while the demons continue their attack." (Source: IMDB)

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Jul 2020

1 hr 8 min

What do you get when you get a cast compiling of people from Weekend at Bernie's, Napoleon Dynamite, 2 Fast 2 Furious, James Bond: The World is Not Enough, and Children of the Corn? Something amazing! We discussed Tammy and the T-Rex with our fellow Monster Kid Podcaster, Mike from Random Movie Roulette!   Tammy and the T-Rex (1994) dir. Stewart Raffill "An evil scientist implants the brain of Michael, a murdered high school student, into a Tyrannosaurus. He escapes, wreaks vengeance on his high school tormentors, and is reunited with his sweetheart Tammy." (Source: IMDB)

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Jul 2020

1 hr 23 min

A mighty duck, Ving Rhames, and some people from Twin Peaks all in the same movie? Sign me up! This episode is all about Wes Craven's "The People Under the Stairs"!   The People Under the Stairs (1991) dir. Wes Craven "Two adults and a juvenile break into a house occupied by a brother and sister and their stolen children. There, they must fight for their lives."

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Jun 2020

1 hr 16 min

Would YOU like to play a game? I know I would! This week, we are talking about James Wan and Leigh Wannell's hit, SAW. With us is Kelsey (from our episode on HONEYMOON) and our friends Hailey and Matthew.   Saw (2004) dir. James Wan. "Two strangers, who awaken in a room with no recollection of how they got there, soon discover they're pawns in a deadly game perpetrated by a notorious serial killer."

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Jun 2020

1 hr 7 min

HEY! LISTEN! Emily is back with us to talk about Kathryn Bigelow's awesome vampire western.   Near Dark (1987) dir. Kathryn Bigelow "A small-town farmer's son reluctantly joins a traveling group of vampires after he is bitten by a beautiful drifter." (Source: IMDB)

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May 2020

1 hr 15 min

Hey! It's basically my birthday! To celebrate, The Blood Buddies brought along our friend Alyx from the Strange Talk radio show!  Sleepaway Camp (1983) dir. Robert Hiltzik. "Angela Baker, a shy, traumatized young girl, is sent to summer camp with her cousin. Shortly after her arrival, anyone with sinister or less than honorable intentions gets their comeuppance." (Source: IMDB) I mention some articles in the episode, and I do highly recommend checking them out: Going Back to Sleepaway Camp: Revisiting the Problematic Classic by BJ Colangelo https://www.dreadcentral.com/editorials/295274/going-back-to-sleepaway-camp-revisiting-the-problematic-classic/ The Transgender Defense of Angela Baker and Sleepaway Camp by Harmony M. Colangelo https://medium.com/@harmonymoon/the-transgender-defense-of-angela-baker-and-sleepaway-camp-82dd54ddf9cd “How Can It Be? She’s a boy.” Transmisogyny in Sleepaway Camp by Willow Maclay http://cleojournal.com/2015/08/10/how-can-it-be-shes-a-boy-transmisogyny-in-sleepaway-camp/

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May 2020

1 hr 21 min

It's the start of May, y'all! Where has the time gone?! This week, we decided to watch Tobe Hooper's hilariously gory sequel to his less-hilariously non-gory slasher classic!   The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986) dir. Tobe Hooper "A radio host is victimized by the cannibal family as a former Texas Marshall hunts them." (Source: IMDB)

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May 2020

1 hr 7 min

We finally did it, y'all! We FINALLY discussed HALLOWEEN!   Halloween (1978) dir. John Carpenter "Fifteen years after murdering his sister on Halloween night 1963, Michael Myers escapes from a mental hospital and returns to the small town of Haddonfield, Illinois to kill again." (source: IMDB)

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Apr 2020

50 min

Hey y'all! We're still stuck in isolation while trying to survive COVID-19. While we are social distancing, we decided to watch the movie GREEN ROOM. Green Room (2016) dir. Jeremy Saulnier "A punk rock band is forced to fight for survival after witnessing a murder at a neo-Nazi skinhead bar." (Source: IMDB)

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Apr 2020

58 min 32 sec

Howdilly doodilly, horror people! We're in week one of social distancing and FEELING IT. This week, we're talking about the so-bad-it's-good 2017 teen scream WISH UPON.   Wish Upon. dir John R Leonetti. "A teenage girl discovers a box that carries magic powers and a deadly price for using them." (Source IMDB)

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Mar 2020

1 hr 8 min

Howdy y'all! Sorry we're a bit late, but we are excited to share you our wonderful conversation on Children of the Corn with comedian and host of Everything is Scary, Jen Saunderson! Children of the Corn (1984) dir. Fritz Kiersch. "A young couple is trapped in a remote town where a dangerous religious cult of children believes that everyone over age 18 must be killed." (Source: IMDB)

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Mar 2020

51 min 59 sec

Howdy y'all! We didn't spin the wheel, but we have our friend Emily with us this week to discuss one of her favorite horror movies!   The Frighteners (1996) dir. Peter Jackson. "After a tragic car accident that kills his wife, a man discovers he can communicate with the dead to con people. However, when a demonic spirit appears, he may be the only one who can stop it from killing the living and the dead." (Source: IMBD)

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Feb 2020

53 min 29 sec

FEELING ROMANTIC? The Blood Buddies are here and ready to talk about a classic slasher film and celebrating the SEXIEST DAY of the year! My Bloody Valentine (1981) dir. George Mihalka. "A decades-old folk tale surrounding a deranged murderer killing those who celebrate Valentine's Day turns out to be true to legend when a group defies the killer's order and people start turning up dead." (Source: IMDB)

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Feb 2020

45 min 26 sec

This episode is 2 years in the making. I can't believe it took us so long to finally get around to talking about one of the best horror sequels!   Scream 2 (1997) dir. Wes Craven. "Two years after the first series of murders, as Sydney acclimates to college life, someone donning the Ghostface costume begins a new string of killings." (Source: IMDB)

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Jan 2020

57 min 26 sec

We're officially back y'all! To celebrate coming back, we had Tab from Test Pattern pick a movie for us to discuss, and she picked the unknown hidden gem, The Haunting of Julia...or Full Circle...or just Julia.   The Haunting of Julia/Full Circle/Julia (1977/1978/1981) dir. Richard Loncraine - "After her daughter's death, wealthy American homemaker Julia Lofting moves to London to restart her life. All seems well until she is haunted by the ghosts of other children while mourning for her own." (Source: IMDB)

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Jan 2020

53 min 21 sec