Horror Movie Podcast Ep. 194: Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) vs. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) vs. Body Snatchers (1993) vs. The Invasion (2007) with Filmmaker David Weiner and STATION!
Published April 20, 2020
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    This is HORROR MOVIE PODPEOPLECAST, where we’re Dead Serious About Horror Movies. Welcome to Episode 194, a themed “VERSUS” episode featuring STATION! from The Sci-Fi Podcast and David Weiner from the upcoming sci-fi documentary In Search of Tomorrow. This time your horror hosts—Dr. Shock, Wolfman Josh, and Gillman Joel—bring you an in-depth theme discussion about body snatcher films from The Puppet Masters to The Faculty and then delve into feature reviews of Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) vs Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) vs Body Snatchers (1993) vs The Invasion (2007).
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    SHOW NOTES:
    I. Introduction
    —Welcome David Weiner
    —Liz aka STATION! aka The Bride will join us later
    In Search of Darkness update
    In Search of Tomorrow Kickstarter


    [ 0:10:43 ] II. Theme Discussion: BODY SNATCHERS IN HORROR CINEMA
    —Listen to Horror Movie Podcast’s The Thing “VERSUS” episode here
    —Read David’s interview with Philip Kaufman on the 40th anniversary of Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) for The Hollywood Reporter’s “Heat Vision” blog here
    —Goodbye to David, Welcome to Liz

    [ 1:03:00 ] III. Feature Review: INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS (1956)
    Dr. Shock: 9/10 ( Buy it! )
    Gillman Joel: 8.5/10 ( Buy it! )
    Wolfman Josh: 10/10 (Buy it!)

    [ 1:25:18 ] IV. Feature Review: INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS (1978)
    Wolfman Josh: 8/10 (Buy it!)
    Dr. Shock: 9/10 ( Buy it! )
    Gillman Joel: 9.5/10 ( Buy it! )
    Station!: 9/10 ( Buy it! )

    [ 1:50:05 ] V. Feature Review: BODY SNATCHERS (1993)
    Gillman Joel: 8/10 ( Rent it! )
    Wolfman Josh: 7.5/10 ( Rent it! )
    Dr. Shock: 8/10 ( Buy it! )


    [ 2:18:34 ] VI. Feature Review: THE INVASION (2007)
    Gillman Joel: 8/10 ( Rent it! )
    Wolfman Josh: 7/10 ( Low-priority Rental)

    VII. Wrap-Up / Plugs / Ending
    -Outtakes


    JOIN US NEXT TIME ON HMP: Episode 195 for another fun #horror episode!

    LINKS FOR THIS EPISODE:

    —Special thanks goes out to singer-songwriter Frederick Ingram for the use of his music for the original Horror Movie Podcast theme and composer Kagan Breitenbach for the use of his arrangement of Fred’s song for our updated theme.
    -Additional music sample from the Chiller Theatre opening
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