The Film Flamers: A Horror Movie Podcast

The Film Flamers is a podcast devoted to horror movies (or horror adjacent), with a little glitter tossed in! From classics to new favorites to camp, no horror movie is safe from dissection and laughs.

Hot Take: 47 Hours at Texas Frightmare

June 24th, 2019

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 47 Hours. Listen, and find out about all the wacky hijinks we got into at this storied horror convention.

  

Out this Month:

  • Week 1: Shooting the Flames: June 2019 
  • Week 2: Stranger by the Lake (2013)
  • Week 3: Cruising (1980)
  • Week 4: Hot Take: 47 Hours at Texas Frightmare

  

Coming in July: Seven (1995)

  

Get in Touch: 

  

Sweet dreams...

 

  

Intro/Outro Music Credits: "Welcome to Horrorland" and "Master Disorder" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Cruising (1980)

June 17th, 2019

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 Karen Allen. Have you seen cruising? Let us know what YOU think!

  

Watch Cruising: https://amzn.to/2K5yZdZ  

  

Out this Month:

  • Week 1: Shooting the Flames: June 2019 
  • Week 2: Stranger by the Lake (2013)
  • Week 3: Cruising (1980)
  • Week 4: Hot Take: 47 Hours at Texas Frightmare

  

Coming in July: Seven (1995)

  

Get in Touch: 

  

Sweet dreams...

 

  

Intro/Outro Music Credits: "Welcome to Horrorland" and "Master Disorder" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Stranger By The Lake (2013)

June 10th, 2019

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 discussion, and let us know what YOU think!

   

Watch Stranger By The Lake: https://amzn.to/2GrgufY 

  

Out this Month:

  • Week 1: Shooting the Flames: June 2019 
  • Week 2: Stranger by the Lake (2013)
  • Week 3: Surprise Episode!
  • Week 4: Hot Take: 47 Hours at Texas Frightmare

  

Coming in July: Seven (1995)

  

Get in Touch: 

  

Sweet dreams...

 

  

Intro/Outro Music Credits: "Welcome to Horrorland" and "Master Disorder" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Shooting the Flames: June 2019

June 3rd, 2019

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 Links: 

  

Trailers: 

  

Alien 40th Anniversary shorts (all): https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLraFbwCoisJApbIN0n2WRyliwHo2nSU3o 

  

Out this Month:

  • Week 1: Shooting the Flames: June 2019 
  • Week 2: Stranger by the Lake (2013)
  • Week 3: Surprise Episode!
  • Week 4: Hot Take: 47 Hours at Texas Frightmare

  

Coming in July: Seven (1995)

  

Get in Touch: 

  

Sweet dreams...

 

  

Intro/Outro Music Credits: "Welcome to Horrorland" and "Master Disorder" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Top Ten Sci-Fi Horror Movies

May 27th, 2019

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 Mentioned: 

 

Out this Month:

  • Week 1: Shooting the Flames: May 2019
  • Week 2: Hot Takes: Us & Pet Sematary
  • Week 3: Sunshine (2007)
  • Week 4: Top Ten Sci-Fi Horror Movies

  

Coming in June: Stranger by the Lake (2013)

  

Get in Touch: 

  

Sweet dreams...

  

   

Intro/Outro Music Credits: "Welcome to Horrorland" and "Master Disorder" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Sunshine (2007)

May 20th, 2019

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, Chris Evans, Troy Garity, Cillian Murphy, Hiroyuki Sanada, Benedict Wong, and the lovely Michelle Yeoh. Have you seen Sunshine? Let us know what you thought!

 

Watch Sunshine on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2Vc3GUb  

 

Special Thank You: We want to give special thanks to Benjamin Gonzalez for becoming a patron at the Film Flicker tier on Patreon! Thank you so much Benjamin - it's listeners like you who make all the difference. This episode is dedicated to you.

 

Out this Month:

  • Week 1: Shooting the Flames: May 2019
  • Week 2: Hot Takes: Us & Pet Sematary
  • Week 3: Sunshine (2007)
  • Week 4: Top Ten Sci-Fi Horror Movies

 

Coming in June: Stranger by the Lake (2013)

 

Get in Touch: 

 

Sweet dreams...

 

  

Intro/Outro Music Credits: "Welcome to Horrorland" and "Master Disorder" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Hot Takes: Us & Pet Sematary

May 13th, 2019

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:

    

Out this Month:

  • Week 1: Shooting the Flames: May 2019 
  • Week 2: Hot Takes: Us & Pet Sematary 
  • Week 3: Sunshine (2007)
  • Week 4: Top Ten Sci-Fi Horror Movies

 

Coming in June: Stranger by the Lake (2013)

  

Get in Touch: 

  

Sweet dreams...

 

  

Intro/Outro Music Credits: "Welcome to Horrorland" and "Master Disorder" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Shooting the Flames: May 2019

May 6th, 2019

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 old Billie Eilish, the new horror-esque anti-pop icon!

   

News Links: 

  

Trailers: 

 

Alien Shorts released so far:

   

Out this Month:

  • Week 1: Shooting the Flames: May 2019 
  • Week 2: Hot Takes: Us & Pet Sematary 
  • Week 3: Sunshine (2007)
  • Week 4: Top Ten Sci-Fi Horror Movies

 

Coming in June: Stranger by the Lake (2013)

  

Get in Touch: 

  

Sweet dreams...

 

  

Intro/Outro Music Credits: "Welcome to Horrorland" and "Master Disorder" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Hot Take: Climax (2019)

April 22nd, 2019

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: 

   

Out this Month:

  • Week 1: Student Bodies (1981) 
  • Week 2: Shooting the Flames: April 2019 
  • Week 3: Top Ten Horror Comedies 
  • Week 4: Hot Take: Climax (2019) 

 

Coming in May: Sunshine (2007) 

  

Get in Touch: 

  

Sweet dreams...

 

  

Intro/Outro Music Credits: "Welcome to Horrorland" and "Master Disorder" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Top Ten Horror Comedies

April 15th, 2019

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 our picks? Did we miss something? Let us know!

 

Horror Comedy Movies We Mentioned:

  

Out this Month:

  • Week 1: Student Bodies (1981) 
  • Week 2: Shooting the Flames: April 2019
  • Week 3: Top Ten Horror Comedies
  • Week 4: Hot Take: Climax (2019)

 

Coming in May: Sunshine (2007) 

  

Get in Touch: 

  

Sweet dreams...

 

  

Intro/Outro Music Credits: "Welcome to Horrorland" and "Master Disorder" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/