Movie Monster Madness | Jupiter@Nite | 8.26.10

Movie Monster Madness | Jupiter@Nite | 8.26.10

Looking toward this weekend, we see the most promising movie release to be a thriller of epic proportions: The Last Exorcism. And while we’re unlikely to hop down to the cineplex to catch this one on the big screen, it’s got us reminiscing about the movie monsters that have shaped our darkest nightmares over the years.

We’ll review some of these demons and creeps and things that go bump in the night, as well as reveal some of the psychological inner workings as to WHY we find them so terrifying.

Show Feeds:

Tonight’s Show Notes & Download Below:

Chris’ Monster Fears:
The Terminator
28 Days Later Zombies
War of the Worlds – The Alien ships are scary!
Little Girls – Like the Red Queen from Res Evil, or the Ring Girl

Honorable Scary Mentions:
Dr. William Weir (Event Horizon)

Jeremy’s Monster Fears:
Freddie Kruger
The Thing (video)
Tim Curry in LEGEND
Large Marge (Pee Wee’s Big Adventure)

The Psychology of Horror
As unpleasant as fear can be to experience, there is also an enormous attraction to it when portrayed in a safe manner such as a fiction story.

The Monster Squad! (1987)
The greatest collection of movie monsters to ever grace the big screen simultaneously.
It’s getting a remake!!!


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