The Movie Crypt

The Movie Crypt

United Kingdom

Hailed as one of Entertainment Weekly’s “Top 20 Podcasts” (Issue #1345 - Jan. 9, 2015), celebrated genre filmmakers Adam Green (HATCHET, FROZEN, DIGGING UP THE MARROW) and Joe Lynch (EVERLY, WRONG TURN 2, KNIGHTS OF BADASSDOM) host this informative and inspiring filmmaking podcast that has been called “audio film school” by both aspiring and working artists alike. Showcasing a different celebrity or other accomplished industry professional each week, Adam and Joe lead extremely candid discussions that focus on each guest’s individual journey through Hollywood and their comical, heartbreaking, and brutally honest tales from the trenches that reveal far more insight about the business than any film class could ever offer. Listen, learn, and laugh along with this highly addictive show that has quickly become one of the most popular film and television podcasts on the internet.

Episodes

The Movie Crypt: Ep 190: Kristina Klebe  

Actress Kristina Klebe (HALLOWEEN 2007, CHILLERAMA, TALES OF HALLOWEEN) shares her career story with Adam, Joe, and Arwen in this fun, hilarious, and extremely candid conversation. Listen as three old friends discuss everything from Kristina’s early years literally not speaking a word, to learning how to speak two languages fluently, to life as a “New York” actor, to landing a Spike Lee film only to find out at the premiere that her scene had been cut from the movie, to how she wound up in Rob Zombie’s Halloween, to stepping behind the camera to direct, and beyond. Unfiltered, honest, and brave… this is exactly why you listen to The Movie Crypt as religiously as you do. (It’s a gooood one.) Follow everyone on Twitter: @KristinaKlebe, @Adam_Fn_Green, @TheJoeLynch, @Arwen_Fn_Green, and @MovieCrypt where upcoming guests are announced and “Viewer Mail” is gathered. Please donate to this program by “Feeding Arwen A Treat” in the BUY STUFF store on www.ArieScope.com. Your support keeps us going.

The Movie Crypt: Ep 189: Fright Night  

Writer/director Tom Holland joins Adam and Joe to provide a commentary track for Tom’s 1985 classic FRIGHT NIGHT. Though this commentary was recorded during last August’s 48-hour live marathon broadcast to benefit Save A Yorkie Rescue, the boys open this episode with a 45 minute discussion about recent events such as Joe’s four episodes of YouTube Red’s new horror anthology series 12 DEADLY DAYS, their fanboy love for ROGUE ONE, their heartbreak over the loss of Carrie Fisher, the new HATCHET comic book series, and more. Follow the gang on Twitter: @Adam_Fn_Green, @TheJoeLynch, and @Arwen_Fn_Green. Do you love us as much as we love you? Then please donate to this program by “Feeding Arwen A Treat” in the BUY STUFF store on www.ArieScope.com. Your support keeps us going. Truly.

The Movie Crypt: Ep 188: 2016 Wrap-Up  

Adam, Joe, and Arwen ring in 2017 with their traditional annual re-cap of the past year of Movie Crypt episodes. Perhaps you listened to all 52 episodes (one of which was the 48-hour live marathon to benefit “Save A Yorkie Rescue”) or perhaps you missed a few. Either way you’ll only benefit from hearing the guys reflect on their favorite moments and share just some of the many things that they learned from another year of performing this popular program every single week without fail. Follow @MovieCrypt on Twitter to hear about upcoming guests and to get your “Viewer Mail” questions in each week. And don’t forget to follow the hosts themselves: @Adam_Fn_Green, @TheJoeLynch, and @Arwen_Fn_Green where you can interact with each of them and enjoy live Periscope sessions with the whole gang.

The Movie Crypt: Ep 187: Christmas 2016  

Celebrate Christmas in The Movie Crypt’s first-ever entire “Viewer Mail” episode where YOU are the guests… and YOU inspire Adam, Joe, and Arwen for a change! 2016 may have been a kick in the nuts for many, but this special episode shines a bright light on the many positive things that happened this year with the help of you, our loyal listeners, sharing what you’re most grateful for from this past year. Listen as the boys read off and respond to as many of your letters as they possibly can fit in what the boys themselves have proclaimed to be “the most fun they’ve had recording an episode this year.” Don’t be a Grinch! Support The Movie Crypt program and donate to the cause by “feeding Arwen a treat” in the BUY STUFF store on www.ariescope.com. Your generosity helps keep the lights on and the free content coming (like Season 2 of HORRIFIED which premieres January 25 th !) plus Arwen gets fed a treat in your name every time you donate- no matter how big or small. Spread the Christmas cheer and show some love today. Follow everyone on Twitter: @Adam_Fn_Green, @TheJoeLynch, and @Arwen_Fn_Green where you can say hello and take part in live Periscope sessions with the gang. Plus follow @MovieCrypt to find out who is going to be on the show next and to get your questions in for “Viewer Mail” each week! We’re waiting for you to join us…

The Movie Crypt: Ep 186: André Øvredal  

Filmmaker André Øvredal (TROLL HUNTER, THE AUTOPSY OF JANE DOE) joins Adam, Joe, and Arwen all the way from Norway to discuss his incredible career journey. From having his college thesis film get distributed (seriously, how often do you hear that?), to directing television commercials, to bringing giant trolls to life with 2010’s Norwegian blockbuster TROLL HUNTER, to working with acting greats Brian Cox and Emile Hirsch in his latest film THE AUTOPSY OF JANE DOE (out next week!), André’s cinematic path has been one of Hollywood legend. And as you’ll hear in this conversation… he’s only just begun. Follow everyone on Twitter: @FilmTroll, @Adam_Fn_Green, @TheJoeLynch, and @Arwen_Fn_Green. Do you love Arwen as much as she loves you? Then “Feed Arwen A Treat” by donating to this podcast in the “Buy Stuff” store on www.ArieScope.com. We get to keep doing this free weekly program and you get to keep listening to it! It’s a win-win! Because after all, you can’t say “Arwen” without saying “win.”

The Movie Crypt: Ep 185: Lin Shaye  

Legendary actress Lin Shaye (INSIDIOUS, THERE’S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY, KINGPIN) joins Adam, Joe, and Arwen to share her incredible career journey. Full of laughs, advice, tears, love, and inspiration… this conversation covers just about everything we could attempt to squeeze inside a 2-hour episode! Including behind the scenes tales from some of the most timeless films ever made, personal experiences with the great Jack Nicholson, the magical bond that Lin shares with the number “7”, an in-depth discussion about her latest film (Darren Lynn Bousman’s ABATTOIR – now playing in theaters and on VOD), and Lin’s personal thoughts on what “success” actually is. “What is it about good sex that makes me have to crap?” Find out the answer by following everyone on Twitter: @LinShaye, @Adam_Fn_Green, @TheJoeLynch, and @Arwen_Fn_Green. And hey! It’s Christmastime, you guys! You don’t want Arwen to wake up to an empty stocking on Christmas morning, do you? “Feed Arwen A Treat” and donate to this podcast in the “Buy Stuff” store on www.ArieScope.com. You’ll not only make Arwen’s Christmas bright, you’ll help keep this program going for another yuletide year. Without your support our voices will go more silent than even the most silent night.

The Movie Crypt: Ep 184: Adrienne Biddle  

Producer Adrienne Biddle (THE MONSTER, MOCKINGBIRD, THE BLACKCOAT’S DAUGHTER) joins Adam, Joe, and Arwen for a fantastically candid discussion about her career journey. From being a young woman with no idea what exactly she wanted to be when she “grew up,” to attending several different schools before discovering her true calling, to paying her dues by working her way up the ranks as an executive at studios like Focus and Rogue on movies like THE HITCHER and THE UNBORN, and ultimately forming UNBROKEN PICTURES with writer/director Bryan Bertino (THE STRANGERS). Covering such sensitive topics as sexism in Hollywood to the divided reactions across the USA to the recent presidential election (this episode was recorded only 3 days afterwards), these 2+ hours contain one of the most honest and down to earth conversations you’ll hear all year and we’re confident that you’ll absolutely love Adrienne as much as we do. Follow everyone on Twitter: @ABiddleDC, @Adam_Fn_Green, and @TheJoeLynch. And hey! It’s the holidays! What better time to show The Movie Crypt some love and participate in our “Feed Arwen A Treat” program by donating to this podcast in the “Buy Stuff” store on www.ArieScope.com. Santa’s watching you…

The Movie Crypt: Ep 183: Emily Hagins  

Filmmaker Emily Hagins (MY SUCKY TEEN ROMANCE, Netflix’s COIN HEIST) sits down with the boys to discuss her journey from 14 year old Austin filmmaker (seriously, she was just 14 when she made PATHOGEN - what did YOU do this week?) to taking the plunge out West into Hollywood and away from the comforts and local support of her home town.  One of the best examples you’ll ever hear of someone defying the odds simply by getting out there and doing it, Emily’s down to earth and extremely realistic attitude is sure to inspire you to finish that screenplay, gather up your friends, and start SHOOTING something immediately. NOTE: Since the recording of this episode Netflix has moved the release date for Emily’s film COIN HEIST to January 6th. Follow everyone Twitter: @CheesyNuggets, @Adam_Fn_Green, and @TheJoeLynch. And be sure to follow @MovieCrypt where upcoming guests are announced and “Viewer Mail” is gathered for episodes!

The Movie Crypt: Ep 182: Scott Weinberg  

Critic and film producer Scott Weinberg (FOUND FOOTAGE 3D, Nerdist) joins Adam and Joe to discuss his career as an on-line film critic and his first foray into film producing with the phenomenal upcoming horror/comedy FOUND FOOTAGE 3D.  From the highs and lows that come along with having an opinion on-line, to surviving the ever changing landscape of writing for websites that can change ownership and directions overnight, to the art of writing critically and honestly vs coming off mean spirited towards a film, to stepping over the line into the role of filmmaker- there’s much to learn in these compelling and fun two hours including a special visit from former Movie Crypt guest Drew McWeeny who discusses the new MUST HEAR podcast that he and Scott do together and one that is sure to become another of your weekly favorites. Say hi to everyone on Twitter: @ScottEWeinberg, @Adam_Fn_Green, @TheJoeLynch, and @DrewMcWeeny and help keep this program alive by feeding Arwen a treat in the “Buy Stuff” store on www.ariescope.com.

The Movie Crypt: Ep 181: Source Point Press  

Adam and Arwen get animated as they talk comic books with the guys behind Source Point Press (HOLLISTON “Friendship Is Tragic”, MONSTROUS): Travis McIntire, Joshua Werner, and Stephen Sharar.  Find out what it takes to not just create, write, draw, and edit comic books- but to start your own publishing company from the ground up.  From traveling the endless convention circuit getting the word out, to the financial life gamble of putting everything you’ve got into starting your own endeavor, to the challenges of being your own boss, to practically giving away your work for free in the beginning… a life in comics is not as easy as these guys might make it look.  Including an extensive conversation about the making of HOLLISTON “Friendship Is Tragic” (available now in comic book stores or AUTOGRAPHED directly from www.ariescope.com) and how timing was everything in getting Adam to allow a newer company to produce an official HOLLISTON story after turning down so many other companies before them… things get real and colorful.  Think you have what it takes to make a living doing something you love?  Listen, learn, and go for it! Follow everyone on Twitter: @SourcePtPress, @TMcIntire1, @JoshuaFrantic, @StephenSharar, @Adam_Fn_Green, @TheJoeLynch, and @MovieCrypt.  Want to see The Movie Crypt continue on into 2017?  Then feed Arwen a treat/donate to the program and help keep it going by visiting the “Buy Stuff” store on www.ArieScope.com and clicking on Arwen’s smiling face today.  Your support keeps this program alive.

The Movie Crypt: Ep 180: C. Robert Cargill  

  Things get “strange” when Adam, Joe, and Arwen welcome writer C. Robert Cargill to sit down with them at the ArieScope studio and discuss his career from on-line critic (you likely know him as “Massawyrm” from AIN’T IT COOL NEWS) to screenwriter (SINISTER 1 & 2) to novelist (DREAMS AND SHADOWS) to co-writing his latest Hollywood blockbuster Marvel’s DOCTOR STRANGE which is currently playing in theaters everywhere.  As The Movie Crypt has proven time and time again, every artist’s journey is different and Cargill’s path is one of the best examples of destiny finding a way despite the difficult odds and the various hurdles.  Including stories from his AIN’T IT COOL days (there’s an amazing Kevin Smith story with a happy ending that you’ll love), opportunities that arose from Cargill being prepared at the right place and at the right time, and a discussion about what it’s like crossing the line with grace and respect when moving from one of “them” (a critic) to one of “us” (a filmmaker), Cargill brings the sincerity and honesty that make this program what it is from week to week and you are sure to gain some great insight behind the Hollywood curtain before the ending theme song rolls. Do you want to see The Movie Crypt program keep going every week?  Do you want to make Arwen’s tail wag like crazy?  Then please donate to the program by using our “Feed Arwen A Treat” option in the “Buy Stuff” store on www.ariescope.com today!  Your donations may not go in to the guy’s pockets but they’re still pivotal in keeping the ArieScope studio’s rent paid and the lights on so that the guys can keep donating their own time to bring you these candid and inspirational conversations with Hollywood’s best every single Monday morning without fail. Follow everyone on Twitter: @Massawyrm, @Adam_Fn_Green, and @TheJoeLynch.  And find out who will be appearing on upcoming episodes and get your questions in for “Viewer Mail” by following @MovieCrypt.

The Movie Crypt: Ep 179: The Devil's Rejects  

As a Halloween treat Adam and Joe’s fan commentary series continues with one of their best ones yet as stars Bill Moseley and Sid Haig join them to watch THE DEVIL’S REJECTS (now playing on SHUDDER)!   Recorded at (almost) the very end of the boys’ 48-hour live marathon to benefit Save A Yorkie rescue last August… listen as “Otis” and “Captain Spaulding” bring behind the scenes stories and Adam, Joe, and Arwen deliriously struggle to stay awake (and discreetly prepare the HOLLISTON script reading that followed the commentary and closed the marathon).  Hurry and use promo code “MOVIECRYPT” to get a FREE month of Shudder while this offer lasts!  Sign up for Shudder now, watch THE DEVIL’S REJECTS free, and listen along to the stories behind Rob Zombie’s classic film. “What’s the matter, kid?  Don’t ya like clowns?  Why?  Don’t we make ya laugh?  Aren’t we f**kin funny?"  Let the guys know how much you like clowns on Twitter: @choptopmoseley, @Adam_Fn_Green, and @TheJoeLynch.  (Sorry, Sid’s not on Twitter.) Are you the devil and are you here to do the devil’s work?  Then support this podcast and get yourself an official Movie Crypt “Cult of Arwen” T-shirt or make a sacrifice to our Yorkie mascot by feeding her a treat in the “Buy Stuff” store on www.ariescope.com. This episode is sponsored by our friends at Shudder.  Head to www.Shudder.com and use promo code “MOVIECRYPT” at sign-up to get a free month of the scariest streaming service on-line, courtesy of Arwen and The Movie Crypt.  And while you’re there- check out The Movie Crypt’s special curated section of films you need to watch on Shudder. Join us!  We have treats!

The Movie Crypt: Ep 178: Dan Trachtenberg  

Director Dan Trachtenberg sits down with Adam and Joe in this fantastic episode that covers Dan’s journey from internet personality and commercial director… to short filmmaker (Dan’s PORTAL short film caught the attention of not just Hollywood but the entire world over)… to the director of last year’s 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE and an incredible episode of this week’s new season of BLACK MIRROR (“Playtest”). Including geek-tastic conversations about the genius of Spielberg, the art of John Woo, and the first films they remember seeing… this extended episode is incredibly fun and loaded with anecdotes, advice, and of course… inspiration. This episode is sponsored by our friends at Shudder.  Head to www.Shudder.com and use promo code “MOVIECRYPT” at sign-up to get a free month of the scariest streaming service on-line, courtesy of Arwen and The Movie Crypt.  And while you’re there- check out The Movie Crypt’s special curated section of films you need to watch on Shudder. Follow everyone on Twitter: @DannyTRS, @Adam_Fn_Green, and @TheJoeLynch and don’t forget- upcoming guests and calls for “Viewer Mail” all happen on @MovieCrypt.

The Movie Crypt: Ep 177: Brendon Small  

Musician/writer/actor Brendon Small (METALOCALYPSE, THE VENTURE BROS., HOME MOVIES) joins Adam and Joe to share his career journey creating his own unique television shows as well as composing music and/or acting for shows like BOB’S BURGERS, AQUA TEEN HUNGER FORCE, and SQUIDBILLIES. Recorded during The Movie Crypt’s live 48-hour marathon to benefit Save A Yorkie Rescue this past August, Brendon’s passion for music and his positive attitude for creating the kinds of original series’ that he would want to watch (against any and all odds) was not only exactly what the boys needed to keep going with their record breaking live marathon broadcast… it is also absolutely infectious and inspiring.  Enjoy! Hold your horns high and give your best DETHKLOK solute to the guys on Twitter: @_BrendonSmall, @Adam_Fn_Green, and @TheJoeLynch.  Want to keep getting this free program every single Monday morning without fail?  Then head over to www.ArieScope.com where you can donate to The Movie Crypt by “Feeding Arwen A Treat” or by buying something from our on-line store.  Our studio/office can’t keep the toilet flushing properly without your support for what we do! This episode is sponsored by SHUDDER, the greatest horror streaming service in the genre world!  Get your promo code for a FREE month of SHUDDER by listening to this metal-rific episode and start screaming- um- streaming today! Find it right now at Shudder.com!

The Movie Crypt: Ep 176: SpectreVision  

Producers Daniel Noah (writer/director of MAX ROSE) and Josh Waller (writer/director of CAMINO, McCANICK) join Adam, Joe, and Arwen to discuss their individual career journeys and the formation of their production company SpectreVision (THE GREASY STRANGLER, THE BOY, COOTIES, A GIRL WALKS HOME ALONE AT NIGHT).  Including such topics as how they generate their own film ideas, what kind of submissions they look for as producers (did they really discover one of their projects through a solicited Facebook submission?), elevating genre films by producing what they consider to be “dramas… that are horror movies”, an uncanny Leigh Whannell impersonation, and why it’s so important to remain personal, human, and honest even when having to break it to someone that they are passing on them or on their project… this conversation goes beyond just sharing the story of how two individuals went from service jobs to entertainment careers.  It also dives deep into what goes into forming and running a successful and greatly respected production company. This episode is sponsored by SHUDDER, the new horror streaming service that will have you screaming for genre-joy.  Listen to the episode to find out the promo code to get an entire month of SHUDDER for FREE! Live in Los Angeles?  Then don’t miss Adam and Joe’s in-store autograph signing for the release of the HOLLISTON comic “Friendship Is Tragic” on Tuesday night October 18th at 7pm at Dark Delicacies bookstore in Burbank, CA.  Can’t make it to the in-store appearance next week?  Don’t fear!  You can order a copy in the BUY STUFF store on www.ArieScope.com right now!  What are you waiting for? Say hello to everyone on Twitter: @_SpectreVision, @Adam_Fn_Green, and @TheJoeLynch.

The Movie Crypt: Ep 175: Michael Gladis  

Actor Michael Gladis (MAD MEN, TERMINATOR GENISYS, HOUSE OF LIES) sits down with Adam and Joe to share his journey from the stage to the screens both big and small.  From overcoming severe disappointment (Michael’s story about a cancelled play he *almost* starred in is both heartbreaking and inspirational as hell), to surviving the “not so badass” producer/financial/political shenanigans of Lynch’s KNIGHTS OF BADASSDOM (you’ll love hearing the two discuss what the film went through after the actual production), to landing the role of “Paul Kinsey” on the legendary TV series MAD MEN... Michael comes to the program chock full of advice and with a positive outlook that every aspiring or working artist can only gain from hearing.  This episode was recorded during The Movie Crypt’s 48-hour live broadcast to benefit Save A Yorkie Rescue which took place August 5th - 7th, 2016. This episode is sponsored by SHUDDER, the greatest horror streaming service in the genre world!  Get your promo code for a FREE month of SHUDDER by listening to this episode and start screaming- um- streaming today! Want to SEE what Adam and Joe (and Arwen) are up to?  Follow them on Instagram: @Adam_Fn_Green and @TheJoeLynch and insta-say hello!

The Movie Crypt: Ep 174: Krystal Joy Brown  

Arwen does Broadway as two time Adele and Fred Astaire nominated actress, singer, dancer, and writer Krystal Joy Brown (RENT, HAIR, MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL) joins Adam and Joe to discuss her amazing career journey in theater, television, film, and beyond. From the differences between stage and screen auditions, to the challenges faced when joining a touring cast, to the highs and lows of working and not working, to a hilarious discussion about some nefarious websites the group enjoys… this episode isn’t just extremely funny and informative, it also features one of the most powerful and inspiring endings in Movie Crypt history. We guarantee that Krystal’s personal words of wisdom will hit you right in the heart and that by the end of this conversation you’ll love her just as much as Adam, Joe, and Arwen do. Show Krystal and the gang some love and appreciation by following them on Twitter: @KrystalJBrown, @Adam_Fn_Green, and @TheJoeLynch. And PLEASE in the name of all things holy- go to the on-line store at www.ArieScope.com and “Feed Arwen A Treat” or buy something from us. Your support of this free program means the world as if our studio/office shuts down we’ll have to shut down our microphones with it.

The Movie Crypt: Ep 173: Dave Anthony  

Comedian, writer, actor, and director Dave Anthony brings the laughs for Adam, Joe, and Arwen as he discusses his incredibly comical journey through Hollywood. From stand-up comedian to writer to actor to (more recently) directing some of the very best episodes of IFC’s “MARON," Dave has already been through all of the ups and downs that come with a career in entertainment - and he is just getting started. (Plus- you’ll never forget his pirate story!) This conversation was recorded during The Movie Crypt’s 48-hour live broadcast to benefit Save A Yorkie Rescue August 5th - 7th, 2016 and is being released as its very own episode for your enjoyment and inspiration. Everyone is on Twitter: @DaveAnthony, @Adam_Fn_Green, @TheJoeLynch, and @MovieCrypt where upcoming guests are announced and “Viewer Mail” questions are gathered. Don’t forget to “Feed Arwen A Treat” / donate to The Movie Crypt as when you stop supporting, we stop ‘casting! We can’t do this free weekly program without your support.

The Movie Crypt: Ep 172: Alejandro Brugues  

Filmmaker Alejandro Brugues (TV’s FROM DUSK TIL DAWN, JUAN OF THE DEAD, ABC’s OF DEATH 2) joins Adam, Joe, and Arwen to share his epic journey from a child in Cuba watching whatever horror films he could find to leaving all he knew behind him and moving to the USA, seeking a visa, asylum, and to launch his previous filmmaking accomplishments into a full blown career. Think you’ve had hurdles trying to break in, trying to get a movie made, or trying to get distribution for your work in the USA? Try doing it all when English isn’t even your first language! Listen and be very inspired by Alejandro’s story that proves once again that where there is a will (and plenty of sacrifice)- there is indeed a way! Follow everyone on Twitter: @alebrugues, @Adam_Fn_Green, @TheJoeLynch, and @MovieCrypt where upcoming guests are announced and “Viewer Mail” questions are gathered… and don’t forget to “Feed Arwen A Treat” and donate to The Movie Crypt podcast in the “Buy Stuff” on-line store on www.ariescope.com (or leave us a tip in the tip jar here on GeekNation) as without your support this program ends… and Arwen goes hungry. You don’t hate dogs, do you??

The Movie Crypt: Ep 171: CANDYMAN  

Adam and Joe’s commentary series continues as writer/director Bernard Rose joins them for the incredible CANDYMAN. This is a 'can’t miss' commentary as until now a full, true commentary has never existed for this horror classic and Bernard brings the facts and information fast and furiously! (He is INCREDIBLE.) Recorded during our 48-hour live marathon to benefit Save A Yorkie Rescue in August. Follow everyone on Twitter: @BernardJMRose, @Adam_Fn_Green, @TheJoeLynch but whatever you do… don’t look in the mirror and say “Candyman” five times!

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