The Film Flamers: A Horror Movie Podcast

The Film Flamers are Chris and Robert, two gay friends whose love of horror movies runs so deep that they had to share it with the world. The Film Flamers podcast covers the production, film history, and legacy of each horror film (or horror adjacent film) they deep dive into, with a little comedy tossed in! A weekly podcast, expect deep dives of both new and old favorites, hot takes and movie reviews of new releases, top ten lists, and the latest horror movie news. When it comes to horror movies, The Film Flamers podcast has you covered… in blood!

Hot Takes Sep ‘20: Freddy’s Revenge at the Babysitter’s Beach House on Silent Hill

September 28th, 2020

Join us for our latest hot takes episode, where we talk about all the horror and horror adjacent movies, documentaries, and TV shows we've been watching. We've packed a lot in, and we have quite a few recommendations! Have you seen any of our picks? Let us know on social media @TheFilmFlamers!

  

Movie Hot Takes:

  • A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge
  • Attack the Block
  • Cat People (1982)
  • Forbidden Planet
  • Hellboy (2019)
  • Hell House LLC
  • Host
  • Ouija: Origin of Evil
  • Poltergeist (2015)
  • Relic
  • Rewind
  • Silent Hill
  • Steel Magnolias
  • The Babysitter: Killer Queen
  • The Beach House
  • The Deep End of the Ocean
  • The Hitcher (2007)
  • The Hunt
  • The Rental
  • Vivarium

   

Documentary Hot Takes: 

  • Abducted In Plain Sight
  • Haunters: The Art of the Scare
  • In Search of Darkness: A Journey Into Iconic 80s Horror
  • Scream, Queen! My Nightmare on Elm Street
  • Tales of the Grim Sleeper

 

Series Hot Takes

  • AJ & The Queen  (Netflix)
  • Cursed (Netflix)
  • Unsolved Mysteries (Netflix)
  • Warrior Nun (Netflix)

 

Out this Month:

  • Week 1: Shooting the Flames: September 2020
  • Week 1 Bonus: Interview with The Unfamiliar director Henk Pretorius
  • Week 2: Poltergeist
  • Week 3: White Noise
  • Week 4: Hot Takes

   

Coming in October:

   

Get in Touch: 

   

Our Patrons:

  • Amber Couch
  • BattleBurrito
  • Benjamin Gonzalez
  • Charlotte
  • Erica Huff
  • Janis
  • Kimberly McGuirk-Klinetobe
  • Loch Hightower
  • Matthew McHenry
  • Nicole McDaniel
  • Nikki (phillyenginerd)
  • Nina Yanez
  • Orion Yannotti
  • Perfecta Erecta
  • Poodie Castle
  • The Unknown Patron

  

 
Sweet dreams... 

 

 

"Welcome to Horrorland" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

"Orange" - Topher Mohr and Alex Elena: https://youtu.be/Vh-FWjjtcTM 

 

White Noise (2005)

September 21st, 2020

Join us as we discuss the 2005 supernatural thriller White Noise, starring Michael Keaton, Deborah Kara Unger, Chandra West, and Ian McNeice. This film didn't just spawn a sequel - it's also responsible for the creation of the phenomenon known as the "winter dump months" of movie releases! So turn your TVs and radios to static, call out to the spirits, and join us for a deep dive that's bound to be just a bit shallower than usual!

  

Watch White Noise: https://amzn.to/35C0BBu

  
Out this Month:

  • Week 1: Shooting the Flames: September 2020
  • Week 1 Bonus: Interview with The Unfamiliar director Henk Pretorius
  • Week 2: Poltergeist
  • Week 3: White Noise
  • Week 4: Hot Takes

   

Coming in October:

   

Get in Touch: 

   

Our Patrons:

  • Amber Couch
  • BattleBurrito
  • Benjamin Gonzalez
  • Charlotte
  • Erica Huff
  • Janis
  • Kimberly McGuirk-Klinetobe
  • Loch Hightower
  • Matthew McHenry
  • Nicole McDaniel
  • Nikki (phillyenginerd)
  • Nina Yanez
  • Orion Yannotti
  • Perfecta Erecta
  • Poodie Castle
  • The Unknown Patron

  

 
Sweet dreams... 

 

 

"Welcome to Horrorland" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

"Orange" - Topher Mohr and Alex Elena: https://youtu.be/Vh-FWjjtcTM 

 

Poltergeist (1982)

September 14th, 2020

Join Chris & Robert as they discuss one of their very favorite horror classics, Poltergeist. Steeped in both controversy and curses, Tobe Hooper and Steven Spielberg's 1982 masterpiece definitely gives us a lot discuss. Don't miss this deep dive into one of horror's most famous (and infamous) classics! 

 

Watch Poltergeist: https://amzn.to/2Rm0wtm

 

Out this Month:

  • Week 1: Shooting the Flames: September 2020
  • Week 1 Bonus: Interview with The Unfamiliar director Henk Pretorius
  • Week 2: Poltergeist
  • Week 3: White Noise
  • Week 4: Hot Takes

   

Coming in October:

   

Get in Touch: 

   

Our Patrons:

  • Amber Couch
  • BattleBurrito
  • Benjamin Gonzalez
  • Charlotte
  • Erica Huff
  • Janis
  • Kimberly McGuirk-Klinetobe
  • Loch Hightower
  • Matthew McHenry
  • Nicole McDaniel
  • Nikki (phillyenginerd)
  • Nina Yanez
  • Orion Yannotti
  • Perfecta Erecta
  • Poodie Castle
  • The Unknown Patron

  

 
Sweet dreams... 

 

 

"Welcome to Horrorland" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

"Orange" - Topher Mohr and Alex Elena: https://youtu.be/Vh-FWjjtcTM 

 

Interview with Henk Pretorius, director of The Unfamiliar

September 11th, 2020

Join us for a very special episode in which we interview Henk Pretorius, director and co-writer of the newly released horror film The Unfamiliar!

 

About the Film: "A British Army doctor comes back from a war, thinking that she has PTSD only to discover that there is a more daunting malevolence at work making the life that she knew unfamiliar."

 

Watch the Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KD43OQnTMWU

 

Out this Month:

  • Week 1: Shooting the Flames: September 2020
  • Week 1 Bonus: Interview with The Unfamiliar director Henk Pretorius
  • Week 2: Poltergeist
  • Week 3: White Noise
  • Week 4: Hot Takes

   

Coming in October:

   

Get in Touch: 

   

Our Patrons:

  • Amber Couch
  • BattleBurrito
  • Benjamin Gonzalez
  • Charlotte
  • Erica Huff
  • Janis
  • Kimberly McGuirk-Klinetobe
  • Loch Hightower
  • Nicole McDaniel
  • Nikki (phillyenginerd)
  • Nina Yanez
  • Orion Yannotti
  • Perfecta Erecta
  • Poodie Castle
  • The Unknown Patron

  

 
Sweet dreams... 

 

 

"Welcome to Horrorland" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

"Orange" - Topher Mohr and Alex Elena: https://youtu.be/Vh-FWjjtcTM 

 

Shooting the Flames Sep ‘20: Our 100th Episode!

September 7th, 2020

Join us for this extra special edition of Shooting the Flames! Along with celebrating our 100th episode, we're also including an interview with one of our most vocal listeners about watching horror movies through the lens of diversity. As usual, we're also reading your reviews and comments, answering your questions, and giving you all the latest horror movie news and trailers. 

   

If you have anything to add to the conversation, please don't hesitate to do so by reaching out to us on social media @TheFilmFlamers, or call our hotline and leave us a message at 972-666-7733!

       

Trailers

    

News

     

Out this Month:

  • Week 1: Shooting the Flames: September 2020
  • Week 1 Bonus: Interview with The Unfamiliar director Henk Pretorius
  • Week 2: Poltergeist
  • Week 3: White Noise
  • Week 4: Hot Takes

   

Coming in October:

   

Get in Touch: 

   

Our Patrons:

  • Amber Couch
  • BattleBurrito
  • Benjamin Gonzalez
  • Charlotte
  • Erica Huff
  • Janis
  • Kimberly McGuirk-Klinetobe
  • Loch Hightower
  • Nicole McDaniel
  • Nikki (phillyenginerd)
  • Nina Yanez
  • Orion Yannotti
  • Perfecta Erecta
  • Poodie Castle
  • The Unknown Patron

  

 
Sweet dreams... 

 

 

"Welcome to Horrorland" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

"Orange" - Topher Mohr and Alex Elena: https://youtu.be/Vh-FWjjtcTM 

Outtakes 5.0

August 31st, 2020

Surprise! We're giving you our latest outtakes and bloopers, filled to the brim with quarantine commentary, show tunes, and general buffoonery. Let us know if these outtakes made you laugh (at least once?) on social media @TheFilmFlamers!

     

Out this Month:

  • Week 1: Shooting the Flames: August 2020
  • Week 2: Jaws (1975)
  • Week 3: Jurassic Park (1993)
  • Week 4: Top Ten Action Horror Movies

   

Coming in September:

   

Get in Touch: 

  

Our Patrons:

  • Amber Couch
  • BattleBurrito
  • Benjamin Gonzalez
  • Charlotte
  • Erica Huff
  • Janis
  • Kimberly McGuirk-Klinetobe
  • Loch Hightower
  • Nicole McDaniel
  • Nikki (phillyenginerd)
  • Nina Yanez
  • Orion Yannotti
  • Perfecta Erecta
  • Poodie Castle
  • The Unknown Patron 

  

Sweet dreams... 

 

 

"Welcome to Horrorland" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

"Orange" - Topher Mohr and Alex Elena: https://youtu.be/Vh-FWjjtcTM 

Top Ten Action Horror Movies

August 24th, 2020

Join us as we count down Chris's picks for the Top Ten Action Horror Movies! This time around, our patrons got to vote on one of the movies - find out which movie they chose and why all the other movies were included on this list right here in this episode. 

Don't agree with Chris's picks? Did he forget something? Let us know on social media @TheFilmFlamers or by calling our hotline at 972-666-7733!

  

(Spoiler) See the full Top Ten on Letterboxd: https://letterboxd.com/thefilmflamers/list/top-ten-action-horror-movies/

    

Out this Month:

  • Week 1: Shooting the Flames: August 2020
  • Week 2: Jaws (1975)
  • Week 3: Jurassic Park (1993)
  • Week 4: Top Ten Action Horror Movies

   

Coming in September:

   

Get in Touch: 

  

Our Patrons:

  • Amber Couch
  • BattleBurrito
  • Benjamin Gonzalez
  • Charlotte
  • Erica Huff
  • Kimberly McGuirk-Klinetobe
  • Loch Hightower
  • Nicole McDaniel
  • Nikki (phillyenginerd)
  • Nina Yanez
  • Perfecta Erecta
  • Poodie Castle
  • The Unknown Patron 

  

Sweet dreams... 

 

 

"Welcome to Horrorland" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

"Orange" - Topher Mohr and Alex Elena: https://youtu.be/Vh-FWjjtcTM 

Jurassic Park (1993)

August 17th, 2020

We're continuing our summer blockbusters month with Steven Spielberg's groundbreaking 1993 classic, Jurassic Park, starring Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough, and Samuel L. Jackson. We spared no expense deep diving into this one, so make sure you don't miss it!

 

Watch Jurassic Park: https://amzn.to/3apFqms

    

Out this Month:

  • Week 1: Shooting the Flames: August 2020
  • Week 2: Jaws (1975)
  • Week 3: Jurassic Park (1993)
  • Week 4: Top Ten Action Horror Movies

   

Coming in September:

   

Get in Touch: 

  

Our Patrons:

  • Amber Couch
  • BattleBurrito
  • Benjamin Gonzalez
  • Charlotte
  • Erica Huff
  • Kimberly McGuirk-Klinetobe
  • Loch Hightower
  • Nicole McDaniel
  • Nikki (phillyenginerd)
  • Nina Yanez
  • Perfecta Erecta
  • Poodie Castle
  • The Unknown Patron 

  

Sweet dreams... 

 

 

"Welcome to Horrorland" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

"Orange" - Topher Mohr and Alex Elena: https://youtu.be/Vh-FWjjtcTM 

Jaws (1975)

August 10th, 2020

We're kicking off our "summer blockbusters" month with Steven Spielberg's 1975 classic, Jaws, starring Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, and Richard Dreyfuss. Join us as we deep dive into this iconic horror masterpiece and the (extremely) storied history of its production!

 

Watch Jaws: https://amzn.to/3fDgrNJ

    

Out this Month:

  • Week 1: Shooting the Flames: August 2020
  • Week 2: Jaws (1975)
  • Week 3: Jurassic Park (1993)
  • Week 4: Top Ten Action Horror Movies

   

Coming in September:

   

Get in Touch: 

  

Our Patrons:

  • Amber Couch
  • BattleBurrito
  • Benjamin Gonzalez
  • Charlotte
  • Erica Huff
  • Kimberly McGuirk-Klinetobe
  • Loch Hightower
  • Nicole McDaniel
  • Nikki (phillyenginerd)
  • Nina Yanez
  • Perfecta Erecta
  • Poodie Castle
  • The Unknown Patron 

  

Sweet dreams... 

 

 

"Welcome to Horrorland" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

"Orange" - Topher Mohr and Alex Elena: https://youtu.be/Vh-FWjjtcTM 

Shooting the Flames Aug ‘20: The Deep Impact of COVID-19, Elitism, and… Celine Dion?

August 3rd, 2020

Join us for a new and improved Shooting the Flames episode format! We're now kicking off our conversations with current events and real-world news items, before deep diving into your comments, questions, and reviews, as well as giving you the latest in horror news and trailers!

 

We've moved our Flamers Favorites segment to a semi-monthly Hot Takes episode, where we discuss all the films and shows we've been watching, regardless of whether they're new releases or old favorites.

 

If you have anything to add to the conversation, please don't hesitate to do so by reaching out to us on social media @TheFilmFlamers, or call our hotline and leave us a message at 972-666-7733!

  

    

Trailers

 

   

News

 

 

Other

 

    

Out this Month:

  • Week 1: Shooting the Flames: August 2020
  • Week 2: Jaws
  • Week 3: Jurassic Park
  • Week 4: Top Ten Action Horror Movies

   

Coming in September:

  

Get in Touch: 

  

Our Patrons:

  • Amber Couch
  • BattleBurrito
  • Benjamin Gonzalez
  • Charlotte
  • Erica Huff
  • Kimberly McGuirk-Klinetobe
  • Loch Hightower
  • Nicole McDaniel
  • Nikki (phillyenginerd)
  • Nina Yanez
  • Perfecta Erecta
  • Poodie Castle
  • The Unknown Patron

  

 
Sweet dreams... 

 

 

"Welcome to Horrorland" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

"Orange" - Topher Mohr and Alex Elena: https://youtu.be/Vh-FWjjtcTM 

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