117 Min Released Oct 27, 2017

#654: Night Of The Living Dead (1968) / Top 5 Horror Debuts

In 1968, a Pittsburgh-based TV commercial director scrounged together a hundred thousand bucks and shot a quickie horror film that went on to gross $30 million over nearly five decades of re-releases. It also more or less invented a new movie monster. Yes, there were zombie movies before George Romero’s NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD, but - important distinction - Romero’s were the first to feast on human flesh. This Halloween weekend, Adam and Josh revisit "Dead" for a Sacred Cow review and share their Top 5 Horror Debuts. Plus, listeners name the best horror film of the last decade.

0:00-1:19 - Billboard
1:19-3:14 - Donations
3:14-41:44 - "Night Of The Living Dead" (1968)
Benjamin Wallfisch, "Every 27 Years" ("It")
43:11-52:47 - Next Week / Movie Passes / New Merch
52:47-1:09:47 - Polls: Decade's Best Horror / Death Match
Tobe Hooper & Wayne Bell, "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre"
1:10:44-1:45:24 - Top 5: Horror Debuts
1:45:24-1:58:41 - Close / Hot Mics

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Filmspotting

Weekly film podcast and WBEZ radio show from Chicago featuring in-depth reviews, top 5 lists and interviews. Hosted by Adam Kempenaar and Josh Larsen. Part of the Panoply Network.

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