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!

Shooting The Flames Dec ’22: Our 200th Episode!

December 5th, 2022

It may be our 200th episode, but this month is no different - 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: Batman Returns
  • Week 3: The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • Patreon: Black Christmas (2006)

   

Coming in January 2023:

  • The Thing From Another World (1951)
  • The Thing (1982)
  • Patreon: The Thing (2011)

    

Get in Touch: 

   

Our Patrons:

  • Ashlie Thornbury
  • BattleBurrito
  • Benjamin Gonzalez
  • Bennett Hunter
  • Brandon Anderson
  • CenobiteBetty
  • Christopher N
  • Dan Alvarez
  • daveisruff
  • Erica Huff
  • Gia-Ranita Pitt
  • GlazedDonut
  • GWilliamNYC
  • Jessica E
  • Kimberly McGuirk-Klinetobe
  • Kyle Kavanagh
  • Lisa Libby
  • Loch Hightower
  • Matthew McHenry
  • Nicole McDaniel
  • Nikki (phillyenginerd)
  • Orion Yannotti
  • Penelope Nelson
  • random dude
  • Richard Pringle
  • Robert B.
  • Robert E
  • Sean Homrig
  • Senor Sombra
  • The unknown patreon.
  • 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

Legend (1985)

November 28th, 2022

Legend is a 1985 American epic dark fantasy adventure film directed and initiated by Ridley Scott and starring Tom Cruise, Mia Sara, Tim Curry, David Bennent, Alice Playten, Billy Barty, Cork Hubbert, and Annabelle Lanyon. The film revolves around Jack, a pure being who must stop the Lord of Darkness who plots to cover the world with eternal night. 

Although not a commercial success when first released, the film would find audiences after its release in the booming 80’s home video market and through repeat playing on cable networks. The film has gone on to become a cult classic, especially after a Director’s Cut was released.

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!

          

Buy Legend (Theatrical + Director's Cut): https://amzn.to/3G8JrOg 

       

Out this Month:

  • Week 1: Shooting the Flames
  • Week 2: Top Ten Gateway Horror Movies
  • Week 3: The Neverending Story
  • Week 4: Legend
  • Patreon: Gateway Horror Poll!

   

Coming in December 2022:

  • Batman Returns
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas 

    

Get in Touch: 

   

Our Patrons:

  • Ashlie Thornbury
  • BattleBurrito
  • Benjamin Gonzalez
  • Bennet Hunter
  • Brandon Anderson
  • CenobiteBetty
  • Dan Alvarez
  • Daveisruff
  • Erica Huff
  • Gia-Ranita Pitt
  • Kimberly McGuirk-Klinetobe
  • Kyle Kavanagh
  • Lisa Libby
  • Loch Hightower
  • Matthew McHenry
  • Nicole McDaniel
  • Nikki (phillyenginerd)
  • Orion Yannotti
  • Penelope Nelson
  • Perfecta Erecta
  • Poodie Castle
  • Random Dude
  • Richard Pringle
  • Robert B.
  • Sean Homrig
  • Senor Sombra
  • 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

The Neverending Story (1984)

November 21st, 2022

The Neverending Story is a 1984 fantasy film co-written and directed by Wolfgang Peterson, and based on the 1979 novel of the same name by Michael Ende. The film stars Noah Hathaway, Barret Oliver, Tami Stronach, Gerald McRaney, and Moses Gun.  Alan Oppenheimer provided the voices for Gmork, Rockbiter, Falkor the Luck Dragon, and the narrator.

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 The Neverending Story: https://amzn.to/3fSxeT6 

       

Out this Month:

  • Week 1: Shooting the Flames
  • Week 2: Top Ten Gateway Horror Movies
  • Week 3: The Neverending Story
  • Week 4: Legend
  • Patreon: Gateway Horror Poll!

   

Coming in December 2022:

  • Batman Returns
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas 

    

Get in Touch: 

   

Our Patrons:

  • Ashlie Thornbury
  • BattleBurrito
  • Benjamin Gonzalez
  • Bennet Hunter
  • Brandon Anderson
  • CenobiteBetty
  • Dan Alvarez
  • Daveisruff
  • Erica Huff
  • Gia-Ranita Pitt
  • Kimberly McGuirk-Klinetobe
  • Kyle Kavanagh
  • Lisa Libby
  • Loch Hightower
  • Matthew McHenry
  • Nicole McDaniel
  • Nikki (phillyenginerd)
  • Orion Yannotti
  • Penelope Nelson
  • Perfecta Erecta
  • Poodie Castle
  • Random Dude
  • Richard Pringle
  • Robert B.
  • Sean Homrig
  • Senor Sombra
  • 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

Top Ten Gateway Horror Movies

November 14th, 2022

Join us as we count down our picks for the Top Ten Gateway Horror Movies! We're focusing on films that got us into horror in the 80s and beyond, and some of these are representational of a whole lot more. Do you agree with our picks? Let us know! 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!

          

The List

  1. The Wizard of Oz
  2. The Neverending Story
  3. Legend
  4. Labyrinth
  5. Return to Oz
  6. The Dark Crystal
  7. Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory
  8. Raiders of the Lost Ark
  9. Little Shop of Horrors
  10. The Last Unicorn

  

Special Mentions: 

  • Animated Movies: Sleeping Beauty, Little Mermaid, Aladdin, Anastasia, Land Before Time, The Black Cauldron, Coraline, Nightmare Before Christmas
  • Gateway Straight-Horror: Gremlins, The Witches, Tremors, The Gate, Beetlejuice, Ghostbusters
  • Other: Darby O'Gale and the Little People, Ten Commandments
  • On TV: Tales from the Crypt, Twilight Zone, Simpsons Treehouse of Horror
  • Kids TV: Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Goosebumps, Batman & X-Men the animated series

       

Out this Month:

  • Week 1: Shooting the Flames
  • Week 2: Top Ten Gateway Horror Movies
  • Week 3: The Neverending Story
  • Week 4: Legend
  • Patreon: Gateway Horror Poll!

   

Coming in December 2022:

  • Batman Returns
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas 

    

Get in Touch: 

   

Our Patrons:

  • Ashlie Thornbury
  • BattleBurrito
  • Benjamin Gonzalez
  • Bennet Hunter
  • Brandon Anderson
  • CenobiteBetty
  • Dan Alvarez
  • Daveisruff
  • Erica Huff
  • Gia-Ranita Pitt
  • Kimberly McGuirk-Klinetobe
  • Kyle Kavanagh
  • Lisa Libby
  • Loch Hightower
  • Matthew McHenry
  • Nicole McDaniel
  • Nikki (phillyenginerd)
  • Orion Yannotti
  • Penelope Nelson
  • Perfecta Erecta
  • Poodie Castle
  • Random Dude
  • Richard Pringle
  • Robert B.
  • Sean Homrig
  • Senor Sombra
  • 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 Nov ’22: Halloween Ends With The Vampire Rings of Power Club

November 7th, 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: Top Ten Gateway Horror Movies
  • Week 3: The Neverending Story
  • Week 4: Legend
  • Patreon: Gateway Horror Poll!

   

Coming in December 2022:

  • Batman Returns
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas 

    

Get in Touch: 

   

Our Patrons:

  • Ashlie
  • BattleBurrito
  • Benjamin
  • Bennet Hunter
  • Brandon A
  • Brandon C
  • CenobiteBetty
  • Dan Alvarez
  • Daveruff87
  • Erica Huff
  • Gia-Ranita
  • GWilliamNYC
  • Hunter C
  • Kimberly
  • Kyle Kavanagh
  • Lisa Libby
  • Loch Hightower
  • Matthew
  • Mr. E. Patron
  • Nicole
  • Nikki (phillyenginerd)
  • Orion Yannotti
  • Penelope
  • Perfecta Erecta
  • Poodie Castle
  • Random Dude
  • Richard Pringle
  • Robert B.
  • Sean Homrig
  • Senor Sombra
  • 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

Top Ten Simpson’s Treehouse of Horror Segments

October 24th, 2022

Join us as we count down our Top Ten Simpson's Treehouse of Horror segments!

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!

 

The List:

  • 10. “The Raven” (Season 2) Final Segment
  • 9. “The Thing and I” (Season 8) Opening Segment
  • 8. “It’s the Grand Pumpkin, Milhouse” (Season 20)  Final Segment
  • 7. “I’ve Grown a Costume On Your Face” (Season 17)  Final Segment
  • 6. “The Devil and Homer Simpson” (Season 5) Opening Segment
  • 5. “Clown Without Pity” (Season 4) Opening Segment
  • 4. “Hex and the City” (Season 13) Opening Segment
  • 3. “Time and Punishment” (Season 6) Middle Segment
  • 2. “Citizen Kang” (Season 8) Final Segment
  • 1. “The Shinning” (Season 6) Opening Segment
  • Honorable Mentions:
    • “Send in the Clones”  (Season 14)
    • “The Ned Zone” (Season 16)
    • “Dial M for Murder or Press # to Return to Main Menu” (Season 21)

       

Out this Month:

  • Week 1: Shooting the Flames
  • Week 2: Tales from the Darkside
  • Week 3: Tales from the Crypt
  • Week 4: Top Ten Treehouse of Horror Segments
  • Patreon: Cat's Eye

   

Coming in November 2022:

  • The Neverending Story
  • Legend
  • Top Ten Gateway Horror
  • Patreon: Gateway Horror Poll

    

Get in Touch: 

   

Our Patrons:

  • Ashlie Thornbury
  • BattleBurrito
  • Benjamin Gonzalez
  • Bennet Hunter
  • Brandon Anderson
  • Brandon C
  • CenobiteBetty
  • Dan Alvarez
  • Daveisruff
  • Erica Huff
  • Gia-Ranita Pitt
  • GWilliamNYC
  • Hunter C
  • Kimberly McGuirk-Klinetobe
  • Kyle Kavanagh
  • Lisa Libby
  • Loch Hightower
  • Matthew McHenry
  • Mr. E. Patron
  • Nicole McDaniel
  • Nikki (phillyenginerd)
  • Orion Yannotti
  • Penelope
  • Perfecta Erecta
  • Poodie Castle
  • Random Dude
  • Robert B.
  • Sean Homrig
  • Senor Sombra
  • 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

Tales From The Crypt (1972)

October 17th, 2022

Tales From the Crypt is a 1972 British anthology horror film directed by Freddie Francis. The film, consisting of five segments adapted from EC comics, was produced by Amicus Productions, which made several horror anthology films throughout the 1970’s.  The film stars Joan Collins, Peter Cushing, and Ralph Richardson.

The plot focuses on a group of 5 strangers who encounter the mysterious Crypt Keeper in the catacombs.  He reveals to each of them the possible manner in which they might die, in the hopes that they might stray from their evil ways.

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 Tales From The Crypt: https://youtu.be/z-Tdt327vaQ 

      

Out this Month:

  • Week 1: Shooting the Flames
  • Week 2: Tales from the Darkside
  • Week 3: Tales from the Crypt
  • Week 4: Top Ten Treehouse of Horror Segments
  • Patreon: Cat's Eye

   

Coming in November 2022:

  • The Neverending Story
  • Legend
  • Top Ten Gateway Horror
  • Patreon: Gateway Horror Poll

    

Get in Touch: 

   

Our Patrons:

  • Ashlie Thornbury
  • BattleBurrito
  • Benjamin Gonzalez
  • Bennet Hunter
  • Brandon Anderson
  • Brandon C
  • CenobiteBetty
  • Dan Alvarez
  • Daveisruff
  • Erica Huff
  • Gia-Ranita Pitt
  • GWilliamNYC
  • Hunter C
  • Kimberly McGuirk-Klinetobe
  • Kyle Kavanagh
  • Lisa Libby
  • Loch Hightower
  • Matthew McHenry
  • Mr. E. Patron
  • Nicole McDaniel
  • Nikki (phillyenginerd)
  • Orion Yannotti
  • Penelope
  • Perfecta Erecta
  • Poodie Castle
  • Random Dude
  • Robert B.
  • Sean Homrig
  • Senor Sombra
  • 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

Tales From The Darkside (1990)

October 10th, 2022

Tales From the Darkside is a 1990 American horror anthology film directed by John Harrison and written by George A. Romero and Michael McDowel, and based on the television series created by Romero that ran in syndication from 1984-1988.  It is considered by fans and Tom Savini to be the official Creepshow 3.

The film features three vignettes told by a young boy to a witch who is planning to eat him, and two of the stories are based on works by Arthur Conan Doyle and Stephen King.  The movie’s cast was stacked and featured performances by Debbie Harry, Julianne Moore, Christian Slater, James Remar, Rae Dawn Chong, and Steve Buscemi.  

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 Tales From The Darkside: https://amzn.to/3TkPHpx 

      

Out this Month:

  • Week 1: Shooting the Flames
  • Week 2: Tales from the Darkside
  • Week 3: Tales from the Crypt
  • Week 4: Top Ten Treehouse of Horror Segments
  • Patreon: Cat's Eye

   

Coming in November 2022:

  • The Neverending Story
  • Legend
  • Top Ten Gateway Horror
  • Patreon: Gateway Horror Poll

    

Get in Touch: 

   

Our Patrons:

  • Ashlie Thornbury
  • BattleBurrito
  • Benjamin Gonzalez
  • Bennet Hunter
  • Brandon Anderson
  • CenobiteBetty
  • Dan Alvarez
  • Daveruff87
  • Erica Huff
  • Gia-Ranita Pitt
  • George
  • Hunter C
  • Kimberly McGuirk-Klinetobe
  • Kyle Kavanagh
  • Lisa Libby
  • Loch Hightower
  • Matthew McHenry
  • Mr. E. Patron
  • Nicole McDaniel
  • Nikki (phillyenginerd)
  • Orion Yannotti
  • Penelope
  • Perfecta Erecta
  • Poodie Castle
  • Random Dude
  • Robert B.
  • Sean Homrig
  • Slytherinerudite Dalton
  • 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 Oct ’22: Suddenly, A Knock At Pooh’s Hellraiser Cabin

October 3rd, 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: Tales from the Darkside
  • Week 3: Tales from the Crypt
  • Week 4: Top Ten Treehouse of Horror Segments
  • Patreon: Cat's Eye

   

Coming in November 2022:

  • The Neverending Story
  • Legend
  • Top Ten Gateway Horror
  • Patreon: Gateway Horror Poll

    

Get in Touch: 

   

Our Patrons:

  • BattleBurrito
  • Benjamin Gonzalez
  • Bennet Hunter
  • Brandon Anderson
  • CenobiteBetty
  • Dan Alvarez
  • Daveruff87
  • Erica Huff
  • Gia-Ranita Pitt
  • George
  • Hunter C
  • Kimberly McGuirk-Klinetobe
  • Kyle Kavanagh
  • Lisa Libby
  • Loch Hightower
  • Matthew McHenry
  • Mr. E. Patron
  • 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

A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge (1985)

September 19th, 2022

A Nightmare On Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge is a 1985 American supernatural slasher film directed by Jack Sholder and written by David Chaskin, with music by Christopher Young. The film is the second installment in the Elm Street franchise, and stars Mark Patton, Kim Myers, and Robert Rusler. Robert England reprises his role as Freddy Kruger, the burned, dream-stalking slasher.

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 the movie: https://amzn.to/3L40uRT 

      

Out this Month:

  • Week 1: Shooting the Flames
  • Week 2: A Nightmare on Elm Street
  • Week 3: A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge
  • Patreon: Wes Craven Poll!

   

Coming in October 2022:

  • Tales from the Darkside
  • Tales from the Crypt
  • Top Ten Simpson's Treehouse of Horror Episodes

    

Get in Touch: 

   

Our Patrons:

  • BattleBurrito
  • Benjamin Gonzalez
  • Bennet Hunter
  • Brandon Anderson
  • CenobiteBetty
  • Dan Alvarez
  • Daveruff87
  • Erica Huff
  • Gia-Ranita Pitt
  • George
  • Hunter C
  • Kimberly McGuirk-Klinetobe
  • Kyle Kavanagh
  • Lisa Libby
  • Loch Hightower
  • Matthew McHenry
  • Mr. E. Patron
  • 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

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