Earth Day: A Zombie Apocalypse

  A look at the DVD extras for Earth Day: A Zombie Apocalypse

Outtakes… Should I say more? Okay, Mike Patterson is a comic genius.

Mr. Body – This is one of my favorite short films. It’s about helping out your best friend when he really needs you the most.
Slide Show – In this slide show you’ll see poster concept art, production, and behind the scenes images.
Audio Commentary with Director Michael Carlson, Writer Mike Patterson, and Art/Makeup Director Alethea Penleric – Sometimes short film commentaries aren’t that good when said director or writer is rushing through before the short is over, but that’s not the case here. There’s a good balance between Mike, Michael, and Alethea… In the commentary you’ll hear about the original script and how it got cut down for being too long. And the set backs from losing all the footage, meaning the whole film. That’s just some tidbits you’ll hear about.

A few thoughts, if you will. I enjoyed the short. The opening scenes where it cuts to different images while the eerie music is playing in the background gave me the feeling that I was watching the opening to Day of the Dead (1985).

Also the short has a good balance between comedy and horror… And it was totally meta at times, which was funny. 

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WNUF Halloween Special

  I first heard about this film back in 2013 when it won Best Feature at the Drunken Zombie Film Festival and on that recommendation I knew I had to see this movie and I finally did… 

It brought me back to that time period in the late 80s and early 90s when Halloween Specials were top notch with Elvira, Mistress of the Dark showing double features and even your locale newscasters dressed for the occasion. WNUF Halloween Special captured all that and the movie itself was fantastic. I loved the look of it, having that VHS grain drew me in even more. All the commercials and cheesy jokes.

As for special features, the DVD is packed. Starting with a director’s commentary with Chris LaMartina who’s going a million miles a second trying to get all kinds of information out and does a good job explaining how he and his buddies wrote and filmed many of the commercials and had to call in favorers to get specific footage.

If you enjoyed all the commercials, well you’re in luck because you have seven minutes of unused or commercials that were fast forward through in their entirety.

Aging WNUF, here you will see side by side compression of what the original footage and footage that was passed through a VCR three times to give the finished film that grainy look.

Rewinding the Fast Forward, in the film a lot of news footage was fast forwarded over, but you can see those scenes in this seven minute compilation.

Meadowlands Showcase… Two short thirty minute movies with Creepy Tales and The Halloween Takeover.

Rounding out the extras are Bloopers and Outtakes, WNUF Trailer, and Trailer Vault for then up coming DVD and VHS releases.

Overall, I can see WNUF Halloween Special making it into my viewing rotation each year for Halloween. I enjoyed all the extras. And highly recommend this movie.

All The Boys Love Mandy Lane (UK Release)

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I first heard about this film back in 2008 and after reading a handful of positive reviews I had to see it. Since that time it was a hard film too see, but I did manage to perches the UK Blu-Ray and here’s what you have when talking about the extras.

UK Theatrical Trailer.

Interview with Amber Heard. In a sit down interview Amber Heard talks about her experience getting the Mandy Lane role and what steps she took to make her character work and be different from any other blonde gal in movies today. That’s just a taste of what you will hear in this twenty eight minute interview.

Overall: It’s a buy and it was worth the wait to see this film.

Episode 63: “Go F**k An Iceberg” (The Exploitation of Linda)

PhotoGrid_1438904611765For my wicked return to the podcasting realm, I’ve decided to go all-out exploitation!!! I’m talking about the Linda Blair flicks, Savage Streets & Chained Heat. Also, Look What You Did: Game Over, Man! No Do-Overs!!!!

 

 

The first song played on the show is called, Preacher by The Cowmen. They’re all sorts of badass, so make sure to check them out on iTunes, Amazon, & https://thecowmen.bandcamp.com/ 

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Episode 62: You Don’t Know What Death Is (A Halloween Retrospective – Part 1)

PhotoGrid_1429188414446I’m back, starting the much anticipated Halloween retrospective! Today’s show is a fun one, so I hope you all dig it! I’m talking Halloween 1 & 2! Also, Look What You Did: Podcast Trolls!!! Keep rocking my face off!!!! Enjoy 🙂

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Episode 61: Songs In The Key Of Death

PhotoGrid_1427382534293In this ALL NEW episode of Krueger Nation, I’m talking about rock n roll horror flicks that will melt your face off!!! Shock ‘Em Dead, Trick Or Treat, & Black Roses. This episode is jam-packed with hard rock goodness & enough cheese to clog you up for days. ENJOY 🙂

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Episode 60: Champagne & Corndogs

slumberI’m back with another morality tale episode…..Not really, though! Today I’m reviewing the Slumber Party Massacre trilogy, & having fun being a dork!!! Also, Look What You Did: Hollywood….Where creativity goes to die.

ENJOY 😀

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Episode 59: A Tale Of Two Sacks

sundownpicAfter an insane amount of technical difficulties, Krueger Nation is back talking about The Town That Dreaded Sundown 1976 & 2014. The first audio file went tits-up, so hopefully this re-recording will put a tingle in your dingle. If not, there’s always next time! Thanks for listening, & don’t forget to join the Krueger Nation Horror Podcast Facebook group for exclusive contests & other awesomeness. I’m johnnykrueg on Twitter & Facebook, & johnnykrueg@gmail.com if you have any feedback or suggestions. Thanks for being a part of this show 🙂

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Episode 58: They Will Make Cemeteries Their Pizzerias & Cities Their Blankets

PhotoGrid_1421291326218After a hiatus, Krueger Nation is back to satisfy your horror, cult, & exploitation needs! Today I’m talking Demons I & Demons II. Enjoy, & leave your feedback!

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Episode 57: The Start Button On A Whoop-Ass Machine (A Friday The 13th Retrospective-Part 3)

Episode 57 ArtIt’s been a couple months, but Johnny Krueg fought his way back through the wilds of Borneo, just to wrap up the Friday the 13th series. The Episode looks at Jason Lives, The New Blood, Jason Takes Manhattan, Jason Goes To Hell, Jason X, & the 2009 Platinum Dunes remake. Also, Look What You Did: Read, Think, Watch. Enjoy 🙂

 

Special Note: This was an extremely glitchy episode….like the glitchiest!!! But, hopefully I’ve edited it enough that it doesn’t take away from the content. And holy BALLS, did I edit!!!

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