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Zach learns about movies to become a better film maker.

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Zach learns about movies to become a better film maker.

    Zach on Film: The Omen (1976)

    Zach on Film: The Omen (1976)

    If you are about to have a child, you really should watch The Omen, a cautionary tale for first time parents.

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    THE OMEN
    The Omen concerns a young child replaced at birth by American Ambassador Robert Thorn unbeknownst to his wife, after their own son is stillborn. They are surrounded by mysterious and ominous deaths, unaware that the child, Damien, is the Antichrist.
    https://youtu.be/6dxEtoTXZE0

    • 55 min
    Zach on Film: It Follows

    Zach on Film: It Follows

    If you have sex, you’re gonna die. Or get something… that’s what It Follows is about, right?

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    IT FOLLOWS
    It Follows is a 2014 American supernatural psychological horror film written and directed by David Robert Mitchell. It stars Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist, Daniel Zovatto, Jake Weary, Olivia Luccardi, and Lili Sepe.The plot follows a teenage girl, Jay, who is pursued by a supernatural entity after a sexual encounter

    The film debuted at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival. It was purchased by RADiUS-TWC for distribution. After a successful limited release beginning 13 March 2015, the film had a wide release on 27 March 2015 and grossed $20.6 million worldwide. It received widespread critical acclaim.

    https://youtu.be/QX38jXwnRAM

    • 47 min
    Zach on Film: The Ring (2002)

    Zach on Film: The Ring (2002)

    There is a podcast episode that as soon as you finish it, the phone rings, and a voice tells you you will subscribe to the show within seven days. Believe it, or don’t. This week we take a look at The Ring.

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    THE RING
    It sounds like just another urban legend — a videotape filled with nightmarish images leads to a phone call foretelling the viewer’s death in exactly seven days. Newspaper reporter Rachel Keller (Naomi Watts) is skeptical of the story until four teenagers all die mysteriously exactly one week after watching just such a tape. Allowing her investigative curiosity to get the better of her, Rachel tracks down the video and watches it. Now she has just seven days to unravel the mystery.
    https://youtu.be/ymPUAsPsTwg

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Zach on Film: Halloween (1978)

    Zach on Film: Halloween (1978)

    The success of horror and slasher films in the ‘80s, owe all their success to John Carptenter’s Halloween from 1978.

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    HALLOWEEN
    Halloween is a 1978 American slasher film directed and scored by John Carpenter, co-written with producer Debra Hill, and starring Donald Pleasence and Jamie Lee Curtis in her film debut. The film is the first installment of the Halloween franchise. In the film, on Halloween night in 1963, Michael Myers murders his sister in the fictional Midwestern town of Haddonfield, Illinois. He escapes on October 30, 1978 from Smith’s Grove Sanitarium, and returns home to kill again. Michael’s psychiatrist, Dr. Sam Loomis, knowing Michael’s intentions, pursues him. The next day, Halloween, Michael stalks teenager Laurie Strode and her friends.

    • 51 min
    Zach on Film: Get Out (2017)

    Zach on Film: Get Out (2017)

    Everyone knows that when confronted with a horror movie situation, the first thing you do is GET OUT!

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    GET OUT
    Now that Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) and his girlfriend, Rose (Allison Williams), have reached the meet-the-parents milestone of dating, she invites him for a weekend getaway upstate with Missy and Dean. At first, Chris reads the family’s overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter’s interracial relationship, but as the weekend progresses, a series of increasingly disturbing discoveries lead him to a truth that he never could have imagined.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Zach on Film: The Blair Witch Project (1999)

    Zach on Film: The Blair Witch Project (1999)

    Cameras in noses! Kids running in the dark with cameras! A witch in the woods! What could go wrong? This week we take a look a the 1999 hit, The Blair Witch Project. Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by becoming a Major Spoilers Patron at http://patreon.com/MajorSpoilers. It will help ensure Zach on Film continues far into the future! THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT Found video footage tells the tale of three film students (Heather Donahue, Joshua Leonard, Michael C. Williams) who’ve traveled to a small town to collect documentary footage about the Blair Witch, a legendary local murderer. Over the course of several days, the students interview townspeople and gather clues to support the tale’s veracity. But the project takes a frightening turn when the students lose their way in the woods and begin hearing horrific noises.

    • 59 min

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