The Spoiler Room Podcast
By Special Mark Productions
The Spoiler Room is a LIVE round table film discussion show where film critics, film fans and occasionally film makers talk in depth about various films and/or film genres. Movies are spoiled but the discussion is always fresh in The Spoiler Room.
Snowpiercer 2013 - A Perfect 10 Special
Hard to believe we have been doing this podcast for ten years but here we are. We kick off our "Perfect 10" monthly special series with a look at the star studde, sci-fi film "Snowpiercer". Find out if the Crew have warmed up to this film or if it still left them chilled. They talk about the good, the bad and the frozen. You don't want to miss this spirited episode. #snowpiercer #tildaswinton #chrisevans
January 29, 2023
Filmmaker James Cullen Bressack Interview - "Murder, Anyone?"
Veteran Filmmaker James Cullen Bressack takes a break from his busy schedule to talk with us about his new film based on a play written by his late father called "Murder, Anyone?". We discuss how James was able to bring this labor of love together, the difference in directing comedy versus action or horror, and what it was like directing a film with a character based off his father. It was a wonderful discussion. "Murder, Anyone?" is out Feb 7th, 2023
January 28, 2023
Filmmaker Richard Burgin Interview - FANG (2022)
We get a chance to talk to Midwest film maker Richard Burgin about his new film "FANG". We discuss Lynn Lowery, indie filmmaking challenges, and the personal influences that lead to making the his dramatic horror film. Find out more information about his film here: https://www.facebook.com/fangmovie/
January 28, 2023
Filmmaker Cole Meredith Interview - RISE (2022)
We sit down with filmmaker and friend of The Spoiler Room, Cole Meredith about his long awaited horror film "RISE". We discuss the challenges he and the crew faced, the highs and lows of indie filmmaking and what it feels like to finally have the film completed. We also talk about where the idea for the film came from which may surprise you.
January 21, 2023
The Lady Vanishes (1938) - "E-Ticket" Month
We give you an E-Ticket to ride with The Crew to look at "The Lady Vanishes" from 1938. The Crew try to unravel this Alfred Hitchcock train mystery. The discuss the surprisingly amount of humor, the not-Nazi bad guys, and how you still see the classic Hitchcock style in this early work of his. And what about those miniatures?
January 21, 2023
Murder on the Orient Express (1974) - "E-Ticket" Month
We start out our 10th year of our podcast with a look at the classic ensemble murder mystery "Murder On the Orient Express" from 1974. Join the Crew as we discuss the unusual portrayal of Peroit, the stellar cast, and how it ranks among other murder mysteries. Everyone is suspected of having fun with this episode. Check out even more content on our Patreon https://www.patreon.com/SpecialMarkProductions
January 14, 2023
Sleepaway Camp 1983 - C is for Camp
We close out "C is for Camp" month and the year with this classic camp horror film. It is a full house in The Spoiler Room. The Crew talk about why this film has endured for forty years, what separates it from other camp slashers, that icon final scene and more. It is one of our most rowdy episodes of the year that you do NOT want to miss.
December 30, 2022
Cheerleader Camp 1988 - The Horror of 1988
We have finally arrived at our last "The Horror of 1988" special. Angelique is back in this extended episode to talk about one of the weirdest 1988 horror films we have covered this year. This film tries to do it all, from being a raunchy 80s teen comedy to slasher to...something. Tune in to see if this film is worth cheering about. Tech difficulties be damned, Ian still gets a chance to weigh in on this as well. We also announce the movies we will be covering for our "Perfect 10" Series next year.
December 24, 2022
Summer Camp 2015 - "C is for Camp" Month
It may be freezing outside but it doesn't mean Camp is cancelled. The Spoiler Room Crew fight through some tech difficulties to talk the 2015 film "Summer Camp". Find out why they feel this film should have been released 10 years earlier. There is a spirited debate on if this is a good movie. They talk about how it borrows from other films, teases but doesn't deliver and more.
December 24, 2022
Greg Lamberson Interview - Guns of Eden
We get a chance to sit down with Filmmaker Greg Lamberson to discuss his new film "Guns of Eden". We talk about the casting, where the idea came from, special effects and having guns on set. He also talks his favorite western and movie soundtracks and more. Check out our interview and make sure to check out "Guns of Eden" out now on Digital and Disc. Greg Lamberson IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0483053/ Guns of Eden Trailer: https://vimeo.com/718036862/2e7d69340d
December 17, 2022
The Burning (1981) - "C is for Camp" Month
Just cause it is winter doesn't mean you can't camp. Join us for "C is for Camp" month as we look at the OTHER classic summer camp slasher film involving a guy with a mask. Writer and producer Joe Randazzo joins the crew to give his perspective plus the real story of "Cropsey". We talk about how many familiar faces show up in this film both in front of and behind the camera, the practical effects, and the uncomfortable fact this is Harvey Weinstein's first produced feature. Definitely was a discuss you don't want to miss.
December 10, 2022
Anaconda (1997) - "Sinema Serpentes" Month
As we watch "Sinema Serpentes" month sssslowly slither away, we cover one more snake horror film. This one has a lot of familiar faces and a lot of snakes. The Crew disssect this "classic" horror film to talk about how the film holds up today and debate which is scarier, Jon Voight or the Anaconda. We also come up with another Spoiler Room Mashup.
December 01, 2022
Filmmaker Donald Farmer Interview - Debbie Does Demons
Veteran Filmmaker Donald Farmer, takes time to stop by the Spoiler Room Podcast to talk about his upcoming movie "Debbie Does Demons". We also discuss how indie filmmaking has changed over the years and get some behind the scenes stories about his first films. Though we had some technical difficulties during the recording, it still is a fun conversation you do not want to miss.
December 01, 2022
Hisss (2010) - "Sinema Serpentes" Month
In this "Sinema Serpentes" episode, the crew look to India and dissscusss "Hisss". A lot of people seem to dislike this movie but what did The Crew think about it? They talk about the message of the film, the special effects, and what surprised them about the script.
November 27, 2022
The Lair of the White Worm (1988) - The Horror of 1988 Special
This year has slithered by way too fast. It is our Penultimate "The Horror of 1988" special episode. We travel to jolly old England where Hugh Grant and Peter Capaldi facccce of with an immortal snake woman. Does the Crew think this film holds up still? Does it deserve a cult classic title? What was Hught Grant's character doing in that cave? All that and more are dissssucsssed in this ssssspecial.
November 19, 2022
Sssssss (1973) - "Sinema Serpentes" Month
Before he was Ssssssstarbuck, he was an intern for a scientisst trying to turn people into a different species. The Crew sit down and look at this odd monster film called "Sssssss". The Crew talk about the use of real snakes, the unusual story, the surprising makeup effects and Reb Brown's first appearance. Mark also breaks down exactly how to say the title and we discuss a connection to a certain Full Moon pictures Franchise. Crew in the Room: Kara, Angelique, Ian and Mark "The Movieman".
November 13, 2022
Director Justin Miller and Actor Bill Reick Interview - Sleep. Walk. Kill.
The director and the actor of the new indie horror comedy "Sleep. Walk. Kill" Stop by the Spoiler Room to talk about their film, indie filmmaking on a tight budget, and more.
November 06, 2022
Snakes on a Plane (2006) - "Sinema Serpentes" Month
We've got some mother f%$Kin snakes on this mother f*$kin Podcast for Sinema Serpentes month. Grab your ticket and climb aboard this sssss74ssss7 as the crew talk about one of the first films to go viral. We talk about the early internet's impact on the film, Samuel Jackson, and how it is better than it has any right to be. Ian also schools Mark on what is actually camp and how this film ain't it. It is a lively dissssscussion you don't want to miss. Don't forget to check out our Patreon Page, YouTube Channel and TikTok as well.
November 05, 2022
Chris Sanders and Randy Kent Interview - Demons at Dawn
Writer/producer/actor Chris Sanders and the director/producer Randy Kent of the new indie horror film "Demons at Dawn" take a moment to talk to us about the making of the film. We discuss the challenges of international filmmaking and what went into making this film that spanned two countries. Don't forget to check out our Patreon Page and TikTok as well.
October 30, 2022
Eric Swelstad Interview - Heartland of Darkness
His film has taken thirty years to get to the public but it is finally here. Filmmaker Eric Swelstad stops by to talk about his film "Heartland of Darkness". We have a great discussion about why it took so long to make, challenges with indie film making...with actual film and more. Tune and check it out and then check out Heartland of Darkness in November 2022. Don't forget to check out our Patreon Page and TikTok as well.
October 28, 2022
The Cell (2000) - "Helloween" Month
We got one more trip into Hell. This time it's in the mind of a serial killer. This may not have Cenobites but we do have chains with hooks, gore, and wicked fashion. Join the crew as they take a trip into "The Cell". We discuss the all star cast, the imagery, J-Lo, and if this is an underrated film. Things get wild and weird as we close out "Helloween". Don't forget to check out our Patreon Page, YouTube Channel and TikTok .
October 26, 2022
Hellbound Hellraiser2 (1988) - "The Horror of 1988"
It is time to play with "The Horror of 1988" Again. This time we are Hellbound to talk about this sequel to the Clive Barker Classic. Is this one actually better than the first or did they sell out. Find out which crew member enjoyed this film the most and what they thought about the new Cenobite. So come celebrate "Helloween" with us, we still have more sights to show you. Don't forget to check out our Patreon Page, YouTube Channel and TikTok as well.
October 19, 2022
Shawn Burkett Interview - Don't Fuck in the Woods 2
Shawn Burkett takes a break from his many projects to discuss his new film "Don't Fuck in the Woods 2". Find out what challenges went into making the followup to his cult classic. We also talk the locations, getting to work with people he has always wanted to work with and those practical effects. All that and so much more in this fun conversation you don't want to miss out on.Don't forget to check out our Patreon Page, subscribe to us on Itunes, twitter @specialmarkpro and @spoilerroompdcs. Email us at email@example.com
October 18, 2022
Hellraiser (2022) - "Helloween" Month
We jump thirty five years and open a new puzzle box for this "Helloween" Episode. The Crew try to unpack the new Hellraiser film. They discuss how it feels like two different stories in one, which one they liked more and what about the new Cenobites. They also come up with the mash up we didn't know we needed, until we came up with it. Join us as we dig our hooks into Hellraiser 2022. Don't forget to check out our Patreon Page, YouTube Channel and TikTok as well.
October 12, 2022
Hellraiser (1987) - "Helloween" Month
We have such movie spoilers to tell you as we kick off "Helloween". Join us as we talk about the 1987 horror film "Sadomasochiists from Beyond the Grave", I mean "Hellraiser". Does this film still hold up, does the crew like this film, and who is the real villain of the movie. We dig our hooks into this meaty conversation. Solve the puzzle box and join us. Don't forget to check out our Patreon Page, YouTube Channel and TikTok as well.
October 05, 2022
Devanny Pinn Interview - Frost
I talk with Devanny Pinn about her role in the new horror movie FROST. We talk about the extra real world challenges she face while acting in the film, being a film producer, her love of horror films and more. Check it out and then check out FROST on October 11th 2022 when it hits VOD and disk. Don't forget to check out our Patreon Page, subscribe to us on Itunes, twitter @specialmarkpro and @spoilerroompdcs. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
October 05, 2022
Brandon Slagle Interview - Frost
I finally get a chance to sit down and talk with Brandon Slagle about his new horror film FROST. We discuss the challenges of making a film during COVID, his approach to filmmaking, and of course the ending that will have many people talking. FROST comes out Oct 11th 2022 on VOD and Disk. Don't forget to check out our Patreon Page, subscribe to us on Itunes, twitter @specialmarkpro and @spoilerroompdcs. Email us at email@example.com
October 04, 2022
A Bucket of Blood (1959) - "Its So Lifelike!" Month
We close out our "It's so Lifelike!" month with an oldie but a goodie. Find out how the crew feels about "A Bucket of Blood". Do they find it groovy man or did it make them wanna blow that scene. We talk the talent of Dick Miller, Coreman's talent to do so much with so little budget, and the art of murder, within the context of cinema of course. Don't forget to check out our Patreon Page, YouTube Channel and TikTok as well.
September 28, 2022
Waxwork (1988) - "The Horror of 1988"
The "Horror of 1988" has crept up on us again. We are headed another wax museum but this one has a more sinister, other worldly threat. It also has many, MANY references to other horror films. Find out how the crew felt about the 1988 film Waxwork. Does it hold up. or should it be melted into crayons. Don't forget to check out our Patreon Page, YouTube Channel and TikTok as well.
September 21, 2022
Austin Trunick Returns - Cannon Film Guide Vol 2
Austin Trunick returns to the Spoiler Room to talk about "The Cannon Film Guide Volume 2". We discuss why this book is so much larger, share some things from the book AND talk about growing up with video stores. It was another fun conversation with the BBFF of the Spoiler Room. What is BBFF. You will have to pick up "The Cannon Film Guid Vol 2" out now where ever books are sold. Don't forget to check out our Patreon Page, subscribe to us on Itunes, twitter @specialmarkpro and @spoilerroompdcs. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
September 20, 2022
Lauren Barker Interview - Cohabitation
I had the honor to talk to Wisconsin film maker Laurn Barker about their film "Cohabitiation". We talk about the challenges of shooting a film on a limited budget, the highs and lows and what it is like shooting an indie film in Wisconsin. Don't forget to check out our Patreon Page, subscribe to us on Itunes, twitter @specialmarkpro and @spoilerroompdcs. Email us at email@example.com
September 16, 2022
Torture Garden (1967) - "It is So Life Like"
We head way back to 1967 for this "It's So Lifelike!" episode. "Torture Garden" has a lot of familiar talent in it and is one of Mark The Movieman's Favorite films, but what about the rest of the crew. Join us as we look at each story in this underappreciated anthology film. Don't forget to check out our Patreon Page, YouTube Channel and TikTok as well.
September 14, 2022
House of Wax (2005) - "It is So Life Like"
A new month, a new theme. Art and horror collide in "It's So Lifelike!" Month. We look to this 2005 "remake" from the director of Jungle Cruise and the Black Adam. The Crew discuss the good, the bad and waxiness of it all. They did not care for this film when it first came out, have they changed their minds? Don't forget to check out our Patreon Page, YouTube Channel and TikTok as well.
September 07, 2022
Head of the Family (1996) - "The Family That Slays Together"
We have a doozy of a film to review for our 400th episode. It is a FULL MOON in The Spoiler Room as we look at the wild exploitation film "Head of the Family" from Charles Band. Find out why the crew think this is a 90s direct to video gem. We talk prosthetic makeup, nudity, surprise performa