The Film Flamers: A Horror Movie Podcast

Chris & Robert are The Film Flamers - a podcast covering the production, film history, and legacy of each horror film (or horror adjacent film) they cover, with a bit of comedy tossed in! 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!

Alien: Covenant (2017)

August 15th, 2022

Alien: Covenant is a 2017 science fiction action horror film directed and produced by Ridley Scott and written by John Logan and Dante Harper, from a story by Michael Green and Jack Paglen, featuring music composed by Jed Kurzel.  A joint American and British production, the film is a sequel to Prometheus (2012), the second entry in the Alien prequel series, and the sixth installment in the Alien franchise overall, three of which have been directed by Scott. 

The film features returning star Michael Fassbender, with Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, and Demián Bichir in supporting roles. The plot focuses on a colony ship that lands on an uncharted planet and makes a terrifying discovery.  

If you have anything to add to the discussion, 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!

       

Watch Alien Covenant: https://amzn.to/3dufs6W 

  

Out this Month:

  • Week 1: Shooting the Flames
  • Week 2: Prometheus
  • Week 3: Alien: Covenant
  • Week 4: Outtakes!
  • Patreon: AvP

   

Coming in September 2022:

  • A Nightmare on Elm Street
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge

    

Get in Touch: 

   

Our Patrons:

  • BattleBurrito
  • Benjamin Gonzalez
  • Bennet Hunter
  • Brandon Anderson
  • CenobiteBetty
  • Dan Alvarez
  • Daveruff87
  • Erica Huff
  • Gia-Ranita Pitt
  • George
  • Kimberly McGuirk-Klinetobe
  • Kyle Kavanagh
  • Lisa Libby
  • Loch Hightower
  • Matthew McHenry
  • Melissa Albrecht
  • Nicole McDaniel
  • Nikki (phillyenginerd)
  • Orion Yannotti
  • Penelope
  • Perfecta Erecta
  • Poodie Castle
  • Random Dude
  • Robert B.
  • Sean Homrig
  • The Unknown Patron
  • Walstrich

 
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/

Includes music by Karl Casey @ White Bat Audio 

Prometheus (2012)

August 8th, 2022

Prometheus is a 2012 Science Fiction Horror film directed by Ridley Scott, written by Jon Spaihts and Damon Lindelof, with music by Marc Streitenfeld. The film stars Noomi Rapace, Micheal Fassbender, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba, Charlize Theron, and Logan Marshall-Green. 

Set in the late 21st century, the film focuses on the crew of the spaceship Prometheus as it follows a star map discovered among the artifacts of several ancient Earth cultures.  Seeking the origins of humanity, the crew actually discovers a threat that could cause the extinction of the human species.  

If you have anything to add to the discussion, 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!

       

Watch Prometheus: https://amzn.to/3JDJUaP 

  

Out this Month:

  • Week 1: Shooting the Flames
  • Week 2: Prometheus
  • Week 3: Alien: Covenant
  • Week 4: Outtakes!
  • Patreon: AvP

   

Coming in September 2022:

  • A Nightmare on Elm Street
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge

    

Get in Touch: 

   

Our Patrons:

  • BattleBurrito
  • Benjamin Gonzalez
  • Bennet Hunter
  • Brandon Anderson
  • CenobiteBetty
  • Dan Alvarez
  • Daveruff87
  • Erica Huff
  • Gia-Ranita Pitt
  • George
  • Kimberly McGuirk-Klinetobe
  • Kyle Kavanagh
  • Lisa Libby
  • Loch Hightower
  • Matthew McHenry
  • Melissa Albrecht
  • Nicole McDaniel
  • Nikki (phillyenginerd)
  • Orion Yannotti
  • Penelope
  • Perfecta Erecta
  • Poodie Castle
  • Random Dude
  • Robert B.
  • Sean Homrig
  • The Unknown Patron
  • Walstrich

 
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/

Includes music by Karl Casey @ White Bat Audio 

Shooting The Flames August ’22: Nope!

August 1st, 2022

We're giving you our regular Shooting the Flames episode, where we discuss all your comments, questions, and voicemails, and give you the latest horror movie news and trailers!

If you have anything to add to the discussion, 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!

          

News

    

Trailers

      

Out this Month:

  • Week 1: Shooting the Flames
  • Week 2: Prometheus
  • Week 3: Alien: Covenant
  • Patreon: AvP?

   

Coming in September 2022:

  • A Nightmare on Elm Street
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge

    

Get in Touch: 

   

Our Patrons:

  • BattleBurrito
  • Benjamin Gonzalez
  • Bennet Hunter
  • Brandon Anderson
  • CenobiteBetty
  • Dan Alvarez
  • Daveruff87
  • Erica Huff
  • Gia-Ranita Pitt
  • George
  • Kimberly McGuirk-Klinetobe
  • Kyle Kavanagh
  • Lisa Libby
  • Loch Hightower
  • Matthew McHenry
  • Melissa Albrecht
  • Nicole McDaniel
  • Nikki (phillyenginerd)
  • Orion Yannotti
  • Penelope
  • Perfecta Erecta
  • Poodie Castle
  • Random Dude
  • Robert B.
  • Sean Homrig
  • The Unknown Patron
  • Walstrich

 
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/

Includes music by Karl Casey @ White Bat Audio

Starship Troopers (1997)

July 18th, 2022

Starship Troopers is a 1997 American science fiction action horror satire film directed by Paul Verhoeven and written by Edward Neumeier, based on Robert A. Heinlein's 1959 novel of the same name. The story follows a young soldier named Johnny Rico and his exploits in the Mobile Infantry, a futuristic military unit. Rico's military career progresses against the backdrop of an interstellar war between mankind and an insectoid species known as Arachnids.

If you have anything to add to the discussion, 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!

          

Watch Starship Troopers: https://amzn.to/3RG4gnr 

    

Out this Month:

  • Week 1: Shooting the Flames
  • Week 2: Robocop
  • Week 3: Starship Troopers
  • Patreon: Flesh + Blood

   

Coming in August 2022:

  • Prometheus
  • Alien: Covenant

    

Get in Touch: 

   

Our Patrons:

  • BattleBurrito
  • Benjamin Gonzalez
  • Bennet Hunter
  • Brandon Anderson
  • CenobiteBetty
  • Dan Alvarez
  • Daveruff87
  • Erica Huff
  • Gia-Ranita Pitt
  • George
  • Kimberly McGuirk-Klinetobe
  • Kyle Kavanagh
  • Lisa Libby
  • Loch Hightower
  • Matthew McHenry
  • Melissa Albrecht
  • Nicole McDaniel
  • Nikki (phillyenginerd)
  • Orion Yannotti
  • Penelope
  • Perfecta Erecta
  • Poodie Castle
  • Random Dude
  • Robert B.
  • Sean Homrig
  • The Unknown Patron
  • Walstrich

 
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/

Includes music by Karl Casey @ White Bat Audio

Robocop (1987)

July 11th, 2022

Robocop is a 1987 American Science Fiction Action Thriller Satire film directed by Paul Verhoeven and written by Edward Neumeier and Michael Miner.  The film stars Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Kurtwood Smith, and Miguel Ferrer. The story takes place in a near future, crime-ridden Detroit and focuses on a police officer who is murdered and then revived as a cyborg who executes a brutal campaign against crime while coming to terms with the lingering fragments of his humanity.

If you have anything to add to the discussion, 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!

          

Watch Robocop: https://amzn.to/3ynyeDG 

    

Out this Month:

  • Week 1: Shooting the Flames
  • Week 2: Robocop
  • Week 3: Starship Troopers
  • Patreon: Poll!

   

Coming in August 2022:

  • Prometheus
  • Alien: Covenant

    

Get in Touch: 

   

Our Patrons:

  • BattleBurrito
  • Benjamin Gonzalez
  • Bennet Hunter
  • Brandon Anderson
  • CenobiteBetty
  • Dan Alvarez
  • Daveruff87
  • Erica Huff
  • Gia-Ranita Pitt
  • George
  • Kimberly McGuirk-Klinetobe
  • Kyle Kavanagh
  • Lisa Libby
  • Loch Hightower
  • Matthew McHenry
  • Melissa Albrecht
  • Nicole McDaniel
  • Nikki (phillyenginerd)
  • Orion Yannotti
  • Penelope
  • Perfecta Erecta
  • Poodie Castle
  • Robert B.
  • Sean Homrig
  • The Unknown Patron
  • Walstrich

 
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 July ’22: Prey for Republicans, Smile for Barbarians

July 4th, 2022

We're giving you our regular Shooting the Flames episode, where we discuss all your comments, questions, and voicemails, and give you the latest horror movie news and trailers!

If you have anything to add to the discussion, 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!

          

News

    

Trailers

      

Out this Month:

  • Week 1: Shooting the Flames
  • Week 2: Robocop
  • Week 3: Starship Troopers
  • Patreon: Poll!

   

Coming in August 2022:

  • Prometheus
  • Alien: Covenant

    

Get in Touch: 

   

Our Patrons:

  • BattleBurrito
  • Benjamin Gonzalez
  • Bennet Hunter
  • Brandon Anderson
  • CenobiteBetty
  • Dan Alvarez
  • Daveruff87
  • Erica Huff
  • Gia-Ranita Pitt
  • George
  • Kimberly McGuirk-Klinetobe
  • Kyle Kavanagh
  • Lisa Libby
  • Loch Hightower
  • Matthew McHenry
  • Melissa Albrecht
  • Nicole McDaniel
  • Nikki (phillyenginerd)
  • Orion Yannotti
  • Penelope
  • Perfecta Erecta
  • Poodie Castle
  • Robert B.
  • Sean Homrig
  • The Unknown Patron
  • Walstrich

 
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 

Showgirls (1995)

June 27th, 2022

Showgirls is a 1995 erotic dram film directed by Paul Verhoeven and written by Joe Eszterhas, and stars Elizabeth Berkley, Kyle McLachlan, Gina Gershon and Gina Ravera. The film centers on a “street-smart” drifter who ventures to Las Vegas and climbs the seedy hierarchy from stripper to showgirl. The film was the second collaboration between Verhoeven and Eszterhas, after their success with Basic Instinct. 

If you have anything to add to the discussion, 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! 

      

Out this Month:

  • Week 1: Shooting the Flames
  • Week 2: Hot Takes from the Overlook Film Festival
  • Week 3: Basic Instinct
  • Week 4: Showgirls 
  • Patreon: Sliver

   

Coming in July 2022:

  • Robocop
  • Starship Troopers

    

Get in Touch: 

   

Our Patrons:

  • BattleBurrito
  • Benjamin Gonzalez
  • Bennet Hunter
  • Brandon Anderson
  • CenobiteBetty
  • Dan Alvarez
  • Daveruff87
  • Erica Huff
  • Gia-Ranita Pitt
  • George
  • Kimberly McGuirk-Klinetobe
  • Kyle Kavanagh
  • Lisa Libby
  • Loch Hightower
  • Matthew McHenry
  • Melissa Albrecht
  • Nicole McDaniel
  • Nikki (phillyenginerd)
  • Orion Yannotti
  • Penelope
  • Perfecta Erecta
  • Poodie Castle
  • Robert B.
  • Sean Homrig
  • The Unknown Patron
  • Walstrich

 
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 

Basic Instinct (1992)

June 20th, 2022

Basic Instinct is a 1992 Neo-Noir Erotic Thriller film directed by Paul Verhoeven and written by Joe Eszterhas. The film stars Michael Douglas, Jeanne Tripplehorn, George Dzunda, Wayne Knight, and Sharon Stone, in her breakout role. The score was composed by Film Flamer’s favorite, Jerry Goldsmith.

If you have anything to add to the discussion, 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! 

          

Watch Basic Instinct (Theatrical): https://amzn.to/3tOEL97 

Watch Basic Instinct (Unrated Directors Cut): https://amzn.to/3ObLvpJ 

      

Out this Month:

  • Week 1: Shooting the Flames
  • Week 2: Hot Takes from the Overlook Film Festival
  • Week 3: Basic Instinct
  • Week 4: Showgirls 
  • Patreon: Sliver

   

Coming in July 2022:

  • Robocop
  • Starship Troopers

    

Get in Touch: 

   

Our Patrons:

  • BattleBurrito
  • Benjamin Gonzalez
  • Bennet Hunter
  • Brandon Anderson
  • CenobiteBetty
  • Dan Alvarez
  • Daveruff87
  • Erica Huff
  • Gia-Ranita Pitt
  • George
  • Kimberly McGuirk-Klinetobe
  • Kyle Kavanagh
  • Lisa Libby
  • Loch Hightower
  • Matthew McHenry
  • Melissa Albrecht
  • Nicole McDaniel
  • Nikki (phillyenginerd)
  • Orion Yannotti
  • Penelope
  • Perfecta Erecta
  • Poodie Castle
  • Robert B.
  • Sean Homrig
  • The Unknown Patron
  • Walstrich

 
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 

Hot Takes from the Overlook Film Festival ’22

June 13th, 2022

Join us as we discuss our jaunt to the Overlook Film Festival in New Orleans. We've got plenty of amazing horror movies to tell you about, so buckle up! 

If you have anything to add to the discussion, 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! 

          

Films discussed:

  • Mona Lisa & The Blood Moon / Director: Ana Lily Amipour / Cast: Jeon Jong-seo, Kate Hudson, Ed Skrein / Rating: 3 stars
     
  • Watcher / Director: Chloe Okuno / Cast: Maika Monroe, Burn Gorman / Rating: 4 stars
     
  • Zalava / Director: Arsalan Amiri / Rating: 2 stars
     
  • The Cow / Gone in the Night / Director: Eli Horowitz / Cast: Wynona Ryder, Dermot Mulroney, Brianne Tju, John Galllagher Jr. / Rating: 3.5 stars
     
  • Resurrection / Director: Andrew Semans / Cast: Rebecca Hall, Tim Roth, Grace Kaufman / Rating: 4.5 stars
     
  • Who Invited Them / Director: Duncan Birmingham / Cast: Ryan Hansen, Melissa Tang, Timothy Granaderos, Perry Mattfeld / Rating: 4 stars
     
  • The Summoned / Director: Mark Meir / Cast: Emma Fitzpatrick, J Quinton Johnson, Angela Gulner / Rating: 2 stars
     
  • Swallowed / Director: Carter Smith / Cast: Jose Colon, Cooper Koch, Jena Malone, Mark Patton / Rating: 4 stars
     
  • The Black Phone / Director: Scott Derrickson / Cast: Ethan Hawke, Mason Thames, Madeleine McGraw / Rating: 4.5 stars
     
  • She Will / Director: Charlotte Colbert / Cast: Alice Krige, Kota Eberhardt, Rupert Everette / Rating: 3.5 stars
     
  • Hypochondriac / Director: Addison Heimann / Cast: Zach Villa, Devon Graye / Rating: 4 stars +
     
  • Mad God / Director: Phil Tippet / Rating: 4 stars

      

Out this Month:

  • Week 1: Shooting the Flames
  • Week 2: Hot Takes from the Overlook Film Festival
  • Week 3: Basic Instinct
  • Week 4: Showgirls 
  • Patreon: Sliver

   

Coming in July 2022:

  • Robocop
  • Starship Troopers

    

Get in Touch: 

   

Our Patrons:

  • BattleBurrito
  • Benjamin Gonzalez
  • Bennet Hunter
  • Brandon Anderson
  • CenobiteBetty
  • Dan Alvarez
  • Daveruff87
  • Erica Huff
  • Gia-Ranita Pitt
  • George
  • Kimberly McGuirk-Klinetobe
  • Kyle Kavanagh
  • Lisa Libby
  • Loch Hightower
  • Matthew McHenry
  • Melissa Albrecht
  • Nicole McDaniel
  • Nikki (phillyenginerd)
  • Orion Yannotti
  • Penelope
  • Perfecta Erecta
  • Poodie Castle
  • Robert B.
  • Sean Homrig
  • The Unknown Patron
  • Walstrich

 
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 June ’22: Nothing says ’Stranger Things’ like Winnie the Pooh and Lesion Lube

June 6th, 2022

We're giving you our regular Shooting the Flames episode, where we discuss all your comments, questions, and voicemails, and give you the latest horror movie news and trailers!

If you have anything to add to the discussion, 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!

          

News

          

Trailers

     

Out this Month:

  • Week 1: Shooting the Flames
  • Week 2: Basic Instinct
  • Week 3: Showgirls
  • Week 4: Hot Takes from the Overlook Film Festival
  • Patreon: Sliver

   

Coming in July 2022:

  • Robocop
  • Starship Troopers

    

Get in Touch: 

   

Our Patrons:

  • BattleBurrito
  • Benjamin Gonzalez
  • Bennet Hunter
  • Brandon Anderson
  • CenobiteBetty
  • Dan Alvarez
  • Daveruff87
  • Dr. Joe
  • Erica Huff
  • Gia-Ranita Pitt
  • George
  • Kimberly McGuirk-Klinetobe
  • Kyle Kavanagh
  • Lisa Libby
  • Loch Hightower
  • Matthew McHenry
  • Nicole McDaniel
  • Nikki (phillyenginerd)
  • Orion Yannotti
  • Penelope
  • Perfecta Erecta
  • Poodie Castle
  • Robert B.
  • Sean Homrig
  • The Unknown Patron
  • Walstrich

 
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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