The Evolution of Horror
The Evolution of Horror
Mike Muncer
Welcome horror fans! The Evolution of Horror is a weekly movie discussion podcast that covers the history of horror cinema, one sub-genre at a time. From Universal Monsters to 80s slashers, from Alfred Hitchcock to Jordan Peele, we've got it covered! Each week, host Mike Muncer is joined by a different guest from the world of horror to discuss a movie in depth and its place in horror history.
Knock at the Cabin (2023)
Shyamalan is back! In this bonus episode, Mike is joined by Gav Murphy to discuss his latest creepy mystery thriller, KNOCK AT THE CABIN (2023)… To listen to our whole Shyamalan retrospective, sign up to our Patreon!  Music by Jack Whitney.  Visit our website www.evolutionofhorror.com  Keep an eye on all our UPCOMING EVENTS Buy tickets for our next upcoming EVOLUTION OF HORROR PRESENTS screening at the Genesis Cinema! www.evolutionofhorror.com/genesis You can now buy Evolution of Horror merch on our TeePublic store! www.evolutionofhorror.com/merchandise Subscribe and donate on PATREON for bonus monthly content and extra treats... www.patreon.com/evolutionofhorror  Email us!  Follow us on TWITTER Follow us on INSTAGRAM Like us on FACEBOOK Join the DISCUSSION GROUP Join the DISCORD Follow us on LETTERBOXD Mike Muncer is a producer, podcaster and film journalist and can be found on TWITTER
Feb 3
1 hr 4 min
Discussing and ranking the FRIDAY THE 13th movies with Stacie Ponder
Happy Friday the 13th! Here's a patreon episode that went out in 2021...I discussed all 12 Friday the 13th movies with Friday superfan Stacie Ponder!  Pick up Stacie's book, DEATH COUNT: ALL THE DEATHS IN THE FRIDAY THE 13th FILM SERIES on Amazon  Music by Jack Whitney.  Visit our website www.evolutionofhorror.com  Keep an eye on all our UPCOMING EVENTS Buy tickets for our next upcoming EVOLUTION OF HORROR PRESENTS screening at the Genesis Cinema! www.evolutionofhorror.com/genesis You can now buy Evolution of Horror merch on our TeePublic store! www.evolutionofhorror.com/merchandise Subscribe and donate on PATREON for bonus monthly content and extra treats... www.patreon.com/evolutionofhorror  Email us!  Follow us on TWITTER Follow us on INSTAGRAM Like us on FACEBOOK Join the DISCUSSION GROUP Join the DISCORD Follow us on LETTERBOXD Mike Muncer is a producer, podcaster and film journalist and can be found on TWITTER
Jan 13
1 hr 43 min
M3GAN: An interview with James Wan
To celebrate the release of his new movie M3Gan, I chat to James Wan about creepy dolls, jump scares, and his role in the evolution of 21st century horror!  To hear my thoughts on M3gan, sign up to our Patreon channel!  Music by Jack Whitney.  Visit our website www.evolutionofhorror.com  Keep an eye on all our UPCOMING EVENTS Buy tickets for our next upcoming EVOLUTION OF HORROR PRESENTS screening at the Genesis Cinema! www.evolutionofhorror.com/genesis You can now buy Evolution of Horror merch on our TeePublic store! www.evolutionofhorror.com/merchandise Subscribe and donate on PATREON for bonus monthly content and extra treats... www.patreon.com/evolutionofhorror  Email us!  Follow us on TWITTER Follow us on INSTAGRAM Like us on FACEBOOK Join the DISCUSSION GROUP Join the DISCORD Follow us on LETTERBOXD Mike Muncer is a producer, podcaster and film journalist and can be found on TWITTER  
Jan 10
25 min
Enys Men, Folk Horror and British Ghost Stories with Mark Jenkin
In this special bonus episode, I chat to director of BAIT and the upcoming ENYS MEN Mark Jenkin about his new movie and its relationship with British 70s folk horror.  Enys Men is in UK cinemas from 13th January. Check out Mark Jenkin's curated season of films at the BFI: The Cinematic DNA of Enys Men Music by Jack Whitney.  Visit our website www.evolutionofhorror.com  Keep an eye on all our UPCOMING EVENTS Buy tickets for our next upcoming EVOLUTION OF HORROR PRESENTS screening at the Genesis Cinema! www.evolutionofhorror.com/genesis You can now buy Evolution of Horror merch on our TeePublic store! www.evolutionofhorror.com/merchandise Subscribe and donate on PATREON for bonus monthly content and extra treats... www.patreon.com/evolutionofhorror  Email us!  Follow us on TWITTER Follow us on INSTAGRAM Like us on FACEBOOK Join the DISCUSSION GROUP Join the DISCORD Follow us on LETTERBOXD Mike Muncer is a producer, podcaster and film journalist and can be found on TWITTER
Jan 5
48 min
VAMPIRES: Pt 27 - Conclusion / Mailbag / Season 9 Preview
This week Mike puts a stake through the heart of the vampire series by concluding the journey and reading and responding to some listener feedback. Plus, Mary Wild drops in to discuss her thoughts on the series and we finish by counting down the listeners top 10 vampire movies and revealing what's coming up next season!  We'll be back in Spring 2023 for Season 9, in the meantime, sign up to our Patreon channel for more weekly episodes!  Music by Jack Whitney.  Big thank you to Mary Wild for this week's 'Wild About Horror' segment! Sign up to Mary's Patreon! Follow Mary on Twitter to find out more about her upcoming courses and follow her podcast, PROJECTIONS PODCAST.  Visit our website www.evolutionofhorror.com  Keep an eye on all our UPCOMING EVENTS Buy tickets for our next upcoming EVOLUTION OF HORROR PRESENTS screening at the Genesis Cinema! www.evolutionofhorror.com/genesis You can now buy Evolution of Horror merch on our TeePublic store! www.evolutionofhorror.com/merchandise Subscribe and donate on PATREON for bonus monthly content and extra treats... www.patreon.com/evolutionofhorror  Email us!  Follow us on TWITTER Follow us on INSTAGRAM Like us on FACEBOOK Join the DISCUSSION GROUP Join the DISCORD Follow us on LETTERBOXD Mike Muncer is a producer, podcaster and film journalist and can be found on TWITTER  
Dec 21, 2022
1 hr 48 min
VAMPIRES: Pt 26 - Doctor Sleep (2019) & Midnight Mass (2021)
It's time to talk monolgoues and creepy figures lurking in the background...for our final double bill of the vampire series, we're discussing all things MIKE FLANAGAN! Rhianna joins Mike to discuss the director's cut of DOCTOR SLEEP (2019) and Netflix vampire series MIDNIGHT MASS (2021).  Check out my full interview with Mike Flanagan on making Doctor Sleep Music by Jack Whitney.  Big thank you to Mary Wild for this week's 'Wild About Horror' segment! Sign up to Mary's Patreon! Follow Mary on Twitter to find out more about her upcoming courses and follow her podcast, PROJECTIONS PODCAST.  Visit our website www.evolutionofhorror.com  Keep an eye on all our UPCOMING EVENTS Buy tickets for our next upcoming EVOLUTION OF HORROR PRESENTS screening at the Genesis Cinema! www.evolutionofhorror.com/genesis You can now buy Evolution of Horror merch on our TeePublic store! www.evolutionofhorror.com/merchandise Subscribe and donate on PATREON for bonus monthly content and extra treats... www.patreon.com/evolutionofhorror  Email us!  Follow us on TWITTER Follow us on INSTAGRAM Like us on FACEBOOK Join the DISCUSSION GROUP Join the DISCORD Follow us on LETTERBOXD Mike Muncer is a producer, podcaster and film journalist and can be found on TWITTER
Dec 15, 2022
2 hr 22 min
VAMPIRES: Pt 25 - Also Rans
As we approach the end of our vampires season, Brad Hanson drops in to recommend some additional vampire titles not included in the series so far, including UNDERWORLD, THE LAIR OF THE WHITE WORM and VAMPIRES KISS!  Music by Jack Whitney.  Visit our website www.evolutionofhorror.com  Keep an eye on all our UPCOMING EVENTS Buy tickets for our next upcoming EVOLUTION OF HORROR PRESENTS screening at the Genesis Cinema! www.evolutionofhorror.com/genesis You can now buy Evolution of Horror merch on our TeePublic store! www.evolutionofhorror.com/merchandise Subscribe and donate on PATREON for bonus monthly content and extra treats... www.patreon.com/evolutionofhorror  Email us!  Follow us on TWITTER Follow us on INSTAGRAM Like us on FACEBOOK Join the DISCUSSION GROUP Join the DISCORD Follow us on LETTERBOXD Mike Muncer is a producer, podcaster and film journalist and can be found on TWITTER
Dec 8, 2022
1 hr 13 min
VAMPIRES: Pt 24 - What We Do In The Shadows (2014 / 2019 - )
"Wakey wakey!" This week Mike is joined by Alex West to talk energy vampires, cursed hats and superb owls for an in-depth discussion of Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement's WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS (the 2014 film and the TV show!)  Music by Jack Whitney.  Visit our website www.evolutionofhorror.com  Keep an eye on all our UPCOMING EVENTS Buy tickets for our next upcoming EVOLUTION OF HORROR PRESENTS screening at the Genesis Cinema! www.evolutionofhorror.com/genesis You can now buy Evolution of Horror merch on our TeePublic store! www.evolutionofhorror.com/merchandise Subscribe and donate on PATREON for bonus monthly content and extra treats... www.patreon.com/evolutionofhorror  Email us!  Follow us on TWITTER Follow us on INSTAGRAM Like us on FACEBOOK Join the DISCUSSION GROUP Join the DISCORD Follow us on LETTERBOXD Mike Muncer is a producer, podcaster and film journalist and can be found on TWITTER    
Dec 1, 2022
1 hr 48 min
VAMPIRES: Pt 23 - Only Lovers Left Alive (2013) & A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night (2014)
This week we glide smoothly and stylishly into the 2010s as Mike is joined by Michael Leader to discuss Jim Jarmusch's briliant Only Lovers Left Alive and then brand new guest Maha Albadrawi joins Mike to discuss A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night.  Music by Jack Whitney.  Big thank you to Mary Wild for this week's 'Wild About Horror' segment! Sign up to Mary's Patreon! Follow Mary on Twitter to find out more about her upcoming courses and follow her podcast, PROJECTIONS PODCAST.  Visit our website www.evolutionofhorror.com  Keep an eye on all our UPCOMING EVENTS Buy tickets for our next upcoming EVOLUTION OF HORROR PRESENTS screening at the Genesis Cinema! www.evolutionofhorror.com/genesis You can now buy Evolution of Horror merch on our TeePublic store! www.evolutionofhorror.com/merchandise Subscribe and donate on PATREON for bonus monthly content and extra treats... www.patreon.com/evolutionofhorror  Email us!  Follow us on TWITTER Follow us on INSTAGRAM Like us on FACEBOOK Join the DISCUSSION GROUP Join the DISCORD Follow us on LETTERBOXD Mike Muncer is a producer, podcaster and film journalist and can be found on TWITTER
Nov 24, 2022
2 hr 2 min
Bones and All (2022)
Luca Guadagnino is back with another beautiful, twisted, fucked up horror movie! Steph McKenna joins Mike to discuss cannibalism and romance in BONES AND ALL (2022), plus Mike chats to screenwriter David Kajganich about making the movie and working with Luca.  02:50 - Review (spoiler free)  27:45 - Interview with screenwriter David Kajganich (spoiler free)  48:45 - Review (spoilers)  Music by Jack Whitney.  Visit our website www.evolutionofhorror.com  Keep an eye on all our UPCOMING EVENTS Buy tickets for our next upcoming EVOLUTION OF HORROR PRESENTS screening at the Genesis Cinema! www.evolutionofhorror.com/genesis You can now buy Evolution of Horror merch on our TeePublic store! www.evolutionofhorror.com/merchandise Subscribe and donate on PATREON for bonus monthly content and extra treats... www.patreon.com/evolutionofhorror  Email us!  Follow us on TWITTER Follow us on INSTAGRAM Like us on FACEBOOK Join the DISCUSSION GROUP Join the DISCORD Follow us on LETTERBOXD Mike Muncer is a producer, podcaster and film journalist and can be found on TWITTER
Nov 22, 2022
1 hr 30 min
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