ScreamCast 123: Deck The Halls With Some Blood Splatter


Brian Saur joins us to talk about the infamous Black Christmas (1974) as we then compare it to the 2006 remake. Also, we count down our favorite Blu-ray releases of the year! Also, Josh Obershaw brings the horror Blu-ray news and Brad & Sean share recent doorstep arrivals.

Christmas songs on this episode from the album¬†We Wish You A Metal XMas…And A Headbanging New Year!


What’s On Your Doorstep

Sean: Spectral, Action Jackson, Strange Days

Brad: The Amazing Bulk, Queen Crab, Men & Chicken, Special Effects

Brian: Moving Violations

5 Responses to“ScreamCast 123: Deck The Halls With Some Blood Splatter”

  1. Matt
    December 22, 2016 at 8:53 am #

    Was first made aware of The Amazing Bulk through Best of the Worst on Red Letter Media:

  2. Michael-Orian
    December 26, 2016 at 1:58 pm #

    I’m going to have to disagree about the comedies. I find some of the apatow films (such as 40 year old Virgin, Knocked Up and Superbad) way funnier and rewatchable than anything like Porkies. The issue I have with 80s films is that the characters aren’t important and just service the joke.

  3. Erik Nelson
    January 5, 2017 at 1:06 pm #

    Great year of podcasts!

    One Christmas horror movie (or segment in a horror movie) that preceded BLACK CHRISTMAS was “And All Through the House” in TALES FROM THE CRYPT from 1972. This had Joan Collins and was one of the best stories of the movie. It was based on an EC horror comic story from the 50’s and was remade as one of the first episodes of the TALES FROM THE CRYPT tv series.

    • Sean Duregger
      January 13, 2017 at 10:43 am #

      Thanks for listening!!! We really wouldn’t be doing this without people like you.

  4. El Pollo Guerrera
    January 5, 2017 at 8:42 pm #

    One thing I like about the fellatio joke from the original Black Christmas is that it takes so long for the joke to really pay off. It’s been a while since I’ve seen the movie, but it’s at least a good 20 minutes before the one cop hands the phone number to Saxon… and the look on Saxon’s face when he reads the number is gold. That joke would be “one and done” in a modern script.

    Brad’s advocacy of the remake has changed my mind about seeing it. If I ever find a copy of it, I will pick it up.

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