Nov/2019

Here is the super spectacular 70th episode of the most fun horror podcast under the MULTI-MEDIA MEN banner called ‘My Bloody Podcast‘, where the show is related to all things HORROR! Here on this new episode, hosts  Bryan Kluger from Boomstick Comics and High Def Digest and Preston Barta of Fresh Fiction and the Denton Record-Chronicle talk about everything we love about horror movies, tv shows, and horror-themed music. And… WE ARE ON SPOTIFY NOW. Our Feature Presentation this week is all about the 1981 film ‘AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON‘.

In our seventieth episode, the two of us talk about up-to-date horror news, films, soundtrack, and more. It was a lot of fun.

Our Bloody Question this week was: “If you could insert any werewolf into a movie of your choice, which werewolf and movie would you choose?” Head over to Reddit to read our listener’s responses.

The Bloody Recommendations this week were:

From Beyond the Grave

 Wolfen

Our big topic, of course, is the 1981 film ‘AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON‘ as Preston and Bryan discuss what makes it work and not work. It was so much fun. This episode is guaranteed to thrill you, chill you, and fulfill you.

The Arrow Video Blu-ray release:

One of the greatest directors of the 1980s, John Landis (The Blues Brothers, Trading Places), expertly combines macabre horror with dark humor in the lycanthropic classic, An American Werewolf in London.

American tourists David (David Naughton) and Jack (Griffin Dunne) are savaged by an unidentified vicious animal whilst hiking on the Yorkshire Moors. David awakes in a London hospital to find his friend dead and his life in disarray. Retiring to the home of a beautiful nurse (Jenny Agutter, Walkabout) to recuperate, he soon experiences disturbing changes to his mind and body, undergoing a full-moon transformation that will unleash terror on the streets of the capital… 

An American Werewolf in London had audiences howling with laughter and recoiling in terror upon its cinema release. Landis’ film has gone on to become one of the most important horror films of its decade, rightly lauded for its masterful set-pieces, uniquely unsettling atmosphere and Rick Bakers’ truly ground-breaking, Oscar-winning special makeup effects. Now restored in 4K, and presented with an abundance of extra features, this big beast of horror can be devoured as never before… 

LIMITED EDITION CONTENTS

• New 2018 4K restoration from the original camera negative supervised by John Landis

• High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation 

• Original uncompressed 1.0 mono and optional 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio 

• Optional subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing 

• New audio commentary by Beware the Moon filmmaker Paul Davis

• Audio Commentary by Actors David Naughton and Griffin Dunne

Mark of The Beast: The Legacy of the Universal Werewolf, newly produced, a feature-length documentary by filmmaker Daniel Griffith, featuring interviews with John Landis, David Naughton, Joe Dante and more

An American Filmmaker in London, a newly filmed interview with John Landis in which he reflects on his time working in Britain and British cinema 

I Think He’s a Jew: The Werewolf’s Secret, a new video essay by filmmaker Jon Spira (Elstree 1976) about how Landis’ film explores Jewish identity 

The Werewolf’s Call, Corin Hardy, director of The Nun, chats with writer Simon Ward about their formative experiences with Landis’ film. 

• Wares of the Wolf, new featurette in which SFX artist Dan Martin and Tim Lawes of The Prop Store look at some of the original costumes and special effects artifacts from the film

Beware the Moon, Paul Davis’ acclaimed, feature-length exploration of Landis’ film which boasts extensive cast and crew interviews

Making An American Werewolf in London, a short archival featurette on the film’s production 

An Interview with John Landis, a lengthy archival interview with the director about the film

Makeup Artist Rick Baker on An American Werewolf in London, the legendary make-up artist discusses his work on the film

• I Walked with a Werewolf, an archival interview with the make-up artist about Universal horror and its legacy of Wolfman films 

Casting of the Hand, archival footage from Rick Baker’s workshop as they cast David Naughton’s hand 

• Outtakes 

• Original trailers, teasers and radio spots 

• Extensive image gallery featuring over 200 stills, posters, and other ephemera 

• Reversible sleeve featuring original poster art and artwork by Graham Humphreys 

• Double-sided fold-out poster 

• Six double-sided, postcard-sized lobby card reproductions 

• Limited 60-page booklet featuring new writing by Travis Crawford and Simon Ward, excerpts from archival interviews original reviews

And don’t forget to visit iTunes , Stitcher , I Heart Radio, and Spotify to subscribe to our podcast. You can also email us at mybloodypodcast@gmail.com. Enjoy the show and see you next week! Thank you for listening.

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