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The Hills Have Eyes Part II (1985) {For Annual Subscribers} {The Hills Have Eyes Series}

After a decade of making TV movies, porn, and Swamp Thing, Wes Craven was ready to get back on the bike and return to the desert for more cannibal thrills in The Hills Have Eyes Part II. This time he’s brought along a team of youthful motocross enthusiasts to take on Pluto (Michael Berryman) and new relative The Reaper (John Bloom). Do you have to be blind not to recognize a dog when you see one? Or is the director having a laugh at his own Master of Horror legacy? Become a Silver Level Donor and ride along with Now Playing on this fall adventure.

The Hills Have Eyes Part II (1985) {Bonus} {The Hills Have Eyes Series}

After a decade of making TV movies, porn, and Swamp Thing, Wes Craven was ready to get back on the bike and return to the desert for more cannibal thrills in The Hills Have Eyes Part II. This time he’s brought along a team of youthful motocross enthusiasts to take on Pluto (Michael Berryman) and new relative The Reaper (John Bloom). Do you have to be blind not to recognize a dog when you see one? Or is the director having a laugh at his own Master of Horror legacy? Become a Silver Level Donor and ride along with Now Playing on this fall adventure.

Tremors 3: Back to Perfection {Tremors Series}

Michael Gross and most of the original cast head Back To Perfection, Nevada for more Graboid hunting in Tremors 3. Too bad the man-eating worms are now considered an endangered species, and Burt and the locals are mandated to capture the desert pests humanely or be evicted.  Is a flashy tour guide able to steer the franchise in an eco-friendly new direction?  And are the monsters still a blast once they mutate again, and take to the air with the power of their farts?  Arnie, Jakob, and Stuart aren't about to move from their lookout spot. Join them Now!  

The Hills Have Eyes (1977) {For Annual Subscribers} {The Hills Have Eyes Series}

A road-tripping Cleveland family breaks down on a desolate desert highway, and discovers The Hills Have Eyes (and watering mouths) fixated on their every move.  Will the wholesome Carters become the next meal of Papa Jupiter and his clan of deformed cannibals?  And did writer/director Wes Craven take a wrong turn, or wind up on a path to great artistic success as he returns to the horror genre for his Last House On The Left follow-up?  Feast on all the gory details with Arnie, Stuart, and Jakob when you donate to Now Playing!  

The Hills Have Eyes (1977) {Bonus} {The Hills Have Eyes Series}

A road-tripping Cleveland family breaks down on a desolate desert highway, and discovers The Hills Have Eyes (and watering mouths) fixated on their every move.  Will the wholesome Carters become the next meal of Papa Jupiter and his clan of deformed cannibals?  And did writer/director Wes Craven take a wrong turn, or wind up on a path to great artistic success as he returns to the horror genre for his Last House On The Left follow-up?  Feast on all the gory details with Arnie, Stuart, and Jakob when you donate to Now Playing!  

Tremors II: Aftershocks {Tremors Series}

Those initial Tremors may be over, but Jakob, Arnie, and Stuart are now bracing for Aftershocks. Fred Ward takes the franchise south of the border for a cheap Mexican vacation without Kevin Bacon. What does it mean for the monster hunt when those wormy, underground Graboids take to the surface and metamorphosize into bipedal Shriekers? Has Earl done himself any favors by calling in the comedic firepower of guns enthusiast Michael Gross? Find out how much heat is coming off this straight-to-tape sequel when you Listen Now!

The Last House on the Left (2009) {For Annual Subscribers} {Last House on the Left Series}

What are the odds that Wes Craven’s sexually-explicit shocker Last House On The Left would be revived 37 years later to terrorize a new generation? Is today’s average teenager better equipped to evade the grisly fate that befell the 1972 victims?  And what everyday household items will parents Tony Goldwin (Scandal) and Monica Potter (Saw) repurpose to exact revenge on Krug and his brood once the unwitting criminals arrive on their doorstep? Find out how bad the housing crisis of 2009 really was when you become a Now Playing Silver Level Donor.   

 

 

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The Last House on the Left (2009) {Bonus} {Last House on the Left Series}

What are the odds that Wes Craven’s sexually-explicit shocker Last House On The Left would be revived 37 years later to terrorize a new generation? Is today’s average teenager better equipped to evade the grisly fate that befell the 1972 victims?  And what everyday household items will parents Tony Goldwin (Scandal) and Monica Potter (Saw) repurpose to exact revenge on Krug and his brood once the unwitting criminals arrive on their doorstep? Find out how bad the housing crisis of 2009 really was when you become a Now Playing Silver Level Donor.   

Tremors (1990) {Tremors Series}

What’s shaking at Now Playing these days?  Jakob, Stuart, and Arnie are moving to Perfection, Nevada to join the cult devoted to Tremors.  The fun begins with a fresh look at the original 1990 creature feature, in which bickering handymen Kevin Bacon and Fred Ward contend with a stampede of supersized, subterranean worms gobbling up their town. Can the Footloose hunk make moves on a geologist while wriggling out of a tight spot?  And are Michael Gross (Family Ties) and country singer Reba MacEntire comedic dynamite together? Listen and Find Out!

The Last House on the Left (1972) - Podcast Announcement and Warning {Trailer}

A decade before his landmark slasher A Nightmare On Elm Street gave ‘80s mallrats insomnia, writer/director Wes Craven invited hippies inside The Last House On The Left for a tour of extreme horror movie violence.  What happens when four escaped psychopaths accept hospitality from the parents of the 17-year-old girl they just murdered?  Does revenge taste even more delicious served up as a home cooked meal on turned tables? Find out if this 1972 grindhouse classic still kills by becoming a Now Playing Silver Level Donor this Fall.

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