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Jason David Frank Tribute ep. 213

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       The Vundacast gathers to pay tribute to the legendary Jason David Frank who was kind enough to grace us with an bumper that is forever in the Vundacast outro. On this special episode Stephen shares some raw audio from when Andres, Lydia, Dani, and Stephen met JDF at Florida Supercon, then Andres discusses getting to work with JDF and we review his status in pop-culture with  Stephen's JDF Tribute Playlist . Stephen and Lydia reminisce on growing up in the Power Rangers phenomenon and finally we open the Vundacast Vault to one of the 1st podcast Stephen ever recorded in 2013. Episode Zero of the Spanish Announce Table "Go Go Waiting for JDF". Where in Stephen, Mr. J , and D-rock try to record a review of a TLC match at Florida Supercon  but Mr. J has to talk about waiting in line for JDF.   RIP to the greatest Power Ranger of all time Jason David Frank.       Hear this up .

D-Rock's Top 50 Scary Movies of All Time

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In honor of Halloween, I put together a newly updated list of my all time top 50--I say "top" because it's sort of an amalgam of "best" and "favorite" as much as it can be. Anyway, these are my picks...

Rob Zombie's Halloween Director's Cut #VundaHalloweenathon Commentary Track

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D-rock guides Dani and Stephen through one of their most controversial favorite scary movies. We watch Halloween 2007 Director's Cut and we laugh through the brutality to keep our sanity. Happy Happy Halloween Silver Shamrock! Hear this up!!!

#VundaHalloweenAthon Day 31: "This Is Halloween"

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  #VundaHalloweenAthon Day 31: "This Is Halloween"  The 31st and final theme of the month is  "This Is Halloween."  Today and tonight are dedicated to this magical day and night. Let's watch movies that feature Halloween itself--whether they're set on or around Halloween, or are about Halloween. And, of course, today is always a great day to watch any and all of your favorite entries in the Halloween franchise! Check out our tiktok videos!! Here's our watchlist for today... D-Rock:  - Halloween (1978) directed by John Carpenter - 1h 31m - Shudder - Halloween (2007) directed by Rob Zombie - 1h 50m - Halloween II (2009) directed by Rob Zombie - 1h 45m - Peacock -Halloween Ends  (2022) directed by David Gordon Green - 1h 51m - Peacock, In Theaters  Stephen & Dani:  -Halloween Ends  (2022) directed by David Gordon Green - 1h 51m - Peacock, In Theaters  - Casper (1995 ) directed by Brad Silberling - 1h 36m - Tubi & Peacock - Trick 'r Treat (200

#VundaHalloweenAthon Day 30: "Final Girls"

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  #VundaHalloweenAthon Day 30: "Final Girls"  The rules are simple: pick a movie featuring your favorite final girl(s). This is the perfect day to lean into your nostalgia this Sunday and catch up with all your favorite horror movie heroines. The sky is the limit! Check out our tiktok videos!! Here's our watchlist for today... D-Rock:  - Scream (1996) directed by Wes Craven - 1h 40m - Paramount+, Showtime - X (2022) directed by Ti West - 1h 46m - Showtime - Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988) directed by Dwight H. Little - 1h 28m - Shudder (JBB) - You're Next  (2013) directed by Adam Wingard - 1h 34m - Peacock - The Funhouse (1981) directed by Tobe Hooper - 1h 35m - Peacock - Malignant (2021) directed by James Wan - 1h 51m - HBO Max Stephen & Dani:  -The Texas Chainsaw Massacre  (2003) directed by Marcus Nispel - 1h 38m - Netflix - Scream 3 (2000 ) directed by Wes Craven - 1h 56m - Showtime - I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997) directed by Jim

#VundaHalloweenAthon Day 29: "The Unbearably Talented Mr. Cage"

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  #VundaHalloweenAthon Day 29: "The Unbearably Talented Mr. Cage" Today we celebrate the greatest (over-)actor of all time, the great Nicolas Cage. Some of his most iconic and unhinged performances have been in the horror genre but today is all about celebrate the greatness of Nic Cage so if you want to dip into many of his more horror-adjacent films, go for it! And we have a special treat to celebrate this special day: a tournament voted on by your illustrious hosts and by YOU our loyal listeners to crown the King of the Cage! Mandy (2018) directed by Panos Cosmatos vs. Mom and Dad (2017) directed by Brian Taylor Willy's Wonderland (2021) directed by Kevin Lewis vs. Color Out of Space (2019) directed by Richard Stanley The Wicker Man (2006) directed by Neil Labute vs. Vampire's Kiss (1988) directed by Robert Bierman Ghost Rider (2007) directed by Mark Steven Johnson vs. Face/Off (1997) directed by John Woo Tell us about your picks on social media by tagging @Vundacas

#VundaHalloweenAthon Day 28: "Monster Mania"

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  #VundaHalloweenAthon Day 28: "Monster Mania" The 28th theme of the month is  "Monster Mania."  Today we celebrate all the monstrous misfits of moviedom--big or small, human or inhuman. Pick a monster movie to watch today--however you may define "monster movie."  Check out our tiktok videos!! Here's our watchlist for today... D-Rock:  - Tammy and the T-Rex (1994) directed by Stewart Raffill - 1h 22m - Shudder (JBB) - Dawn of the Beast (2021) directed by Bruce Wemple - 1h 22m - Shudder, Tubi - Killer Sofa (2019) directed by Bernie Rao - 1h 21m - Tubi - Arachnophobia (1990) directed by Frank Marshall - 1h 43m - Peacock - The Descent (2005) directed by Neil Marshall - 1h 33m - Shudder - The Thing (1982) directed by John Carpenter - 1h 49m - Peacock - Pacific Rim (2013) directed by Guillermo Del Toro - 2h 12m - HBO Max Stephen & Dani:  -The Mummy  (1999) directed by Stephen Sommers - 2h 4m - Peacock - The Shape of Water (2017 ) directed by Gui

#VundaHalloweenAthon Day 27: "Graveyard Shift"

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  #VundaHalloweenAthon Day 27: "Graveyard Shift" Any movie that features a cemetery or graveyard scene in it is perfect for today. Bonus Pumpkin Points if the plot of the movie revolves around a cemetery or graveyard.  Check out our tiktok videos!! Here's our watchlist for today... D-Rock:  - The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988) directed by Wes Craven - 1h 38m - Peacock - Poltergeist (1982) directed by Tobe Hooper - 2h - HBO Max - Nightbreed (1990) directed by Clive Barker - 2h - Peacock, YouTube - Phantasm (1979) directed by Don Coscarelli - 1h 29m - Shudder (JBB), Peacock - Grave Robbers (1989) directed by Ruben Galindo, Jr. - 1h 28m - Shudder - Pet Sematary (1989) directed by Mary Lambert - 1h 42m Stephen & Dani:  -Sleepy Hollow  (1999) directed by Tim Burton - 1h 45m  - Cemetery Man (1994 ) directed by Michelle Soavi - 1h 40m - Mortuary (1983) directed by Howard Avedis -  1h 31m - PlutoTV, Tubi, Shudder - Spookies (1986) directed by Brendan Faulkner, Thomas

#VundaHalloweenAthon Day 26: "Elevated Horror of the 2010's"

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   #VundaHalloweenAthon Day 26: "Elevated Horror of the 2010s" Today we celebrate the most recent decade of "elevated" horror (we use this term sarcastically because it's bullshit). The 2010s gave us some instant classics and a lot of esoteric/indie films as well so dig deep and you'll find some really cool stuff! Check out our tiktok videos!! Here's our watchlist for today... D-Rock:  - Sinister (2012) directed by Scott Derrickson - 1h 50m - Peacock - Under the Skin (2013) directed by Jonathan Glazer - 1h 48m - HBO Max - It Follows  (2014) directed by David Robert Mitchell - 1h 37m - Netflix - The Blackcoat's Daughter  (2015) directed by Osgood Perkins - 1h 33m - Paramount+ - Anna and the Apocalypse (2017) directed by John McPhail - 1h 33m - Hereditary (2018) directed by Ari Aster - 2h 7m - Paramount+, Showtime - Midsommar (2019) directed by Ari Aster - 2h 20m - Paramount+, Showtime Stephen & Dani:  -The Lodge  (2019) directed by Veronica F

#VundaHalloweenAthon Day 25: "Y2Kreepy"

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  #VundaHalloweenAthon Day 25: "Y2Kreepy" Today we celebrate the millennial era of horror in all its dark, gritty realism and remake-a-licious madness. Any film from the 2000s works great in this spot so go for broke! Check out our tiktok videos!! Here's our watchlist for today... D-Rock:  - American Psycho  (2000) directed by Mary Harron - 1h 44m - HBO Max - 28 Days Later... (2002) directed by Danny Boyle - 1h 53m - HBO Max -May  (2002) directed by Lucky McKee - 1h 33m - Tubi & Shudder - The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005) directed by Scott Derrickson - 1h 59m - Hulu - Drag Me to Hell (2009) directed by Sam Raimi - 1h 39m - Peacock - The House of the Devil  (2009) directed by Ti West - 1h 35m - Peacock Stephen & Dani:  -May  (2002) directed by Lucky McKee - 1h 33m - Tubi & Shudder - Slither (2006 ) directed by James Gunn - 1h 36m - Peacock - The Ring (2002) directed by Gore Verbinski -  1h 55m - Paramount+ - Versus (2000) directed by Ryuhei Kitamura -  2h

Blair Witch 2 Book of Shadows #VundaHalloweenathon Commentary Track

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It is day 24 of #VundaHalloweenathon the theme is Technological Terror and today D-rock, Dani, and Stephen have recorded a commentary track for Blair Witch 2 Book of Shadows the commentary track is followed up with a reaction to the Scooby Doo Project. Yes we have covered the two true sequels to the Blair Witch Project and we hope you'll enjoy the discussion.  Hear this up!!!

#VundaHalloweenAthon Day 24: "Technological Terror"

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  #VundaHalloweenAthon Day 24: "Technological Terror" Today we jack into some scary movies that derive terror from the Digital Age--computers, the Internet, electronics, household appliances, and technology in general. Today's a good day to unplug from the  monotony and doom-scrolling and download some horror goodness into your minds.  Check out our tiktok videos!! Here's our watchlist for today... D-Rock:  - Brainscan (1994) directed by John Flynn - 1h 36m - Tubi - Demon Seed (1977) directed by Donald Cammell - 1h 34m - Tubi - Nekrotronic (2019) directed by Kiah Roache-Turner -  1h 36m - Shudder - Host (2020) directed by Rob Savage - 1h 5m - Shudder - Deadstream (2022) directed by Joseph & Vanessa Winter - 1h 29m - Shudder - Moonfall (2022) directed by Roland Emmerich - 2h 11m - HBO Max Stephen & Dani:  -Arcade  (1993) directed by Albert Pyun  - 1h 25m - PlutoTV - Maximum Overdrive (1986 ) directed by Stephen King - 1h 37m - Nekrotronic (2019) directed

#VundaHalloweenAthon Day 23: "Fresh Tongues"

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  #VundaHalloweenAthon Day 23: "Fresh Tongues" Today we turn our focus to foreign language horror films. Don't be afraid of subtitles, embrace them today and explore the world's nightmares! Check out our tiktok videos!! Here's our watchlist for today... D-Rock:  - Throne of Blood (1957) directed by Akira Kurosawa - 1h 50m - Criterion - Skull: The Mask (2020) directed by Armando Fonseca & Kapel Furman - 1h 30m - Shudder - Errementari: The Blacksmith and The Devil  (2017) directed by Paul Urkijo Alijo - 1h 38m - Netflix - Incantation (2022) directed by Kevin Ko - 1h 51m - Netflix - Impetigore (2019) directed by Joko Anwar - 1h 46m - Shudder - Under the Shadow (2016) directed by Babak Anvari - 1h 24m - Netflix - The Medium (2021) directed by Banjong Pisanthanakun - 2h 11m - Shudder Stephen & Dani:  -Sadako vs. Kayako  (2016) directed by Koji Shiaraishi - 1h 38m - Shudder - Ring (1998 ) directed by Hideo Nakata - 1h 36m - Shudder, Tubi - Ichi the Kille

#VundaHalloweenAthon Day 22: "Southern Gothic"

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   #VundaHalloweenAthon Day 22: "Southern Gothic" Today we celebrate with some southern hospitality with movies set in the South that also employ the use of gothic themes, settings, and aesthetics. Check out our tiktok videos!! Here's our watchlist for today...  D-Rock:  - The Night of the Hunter (1955) directed by Charles Laughton - 1h 32m - Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975) directed by Peter Weir - 1h 55m - HBO Max, Criterion - Frailty (2001) directed by Bill Paxton - 1h 40m - HBO Max - Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh (1995) directed by Bill Condon - 1h 33m - Lord Shango (1975) directed by Ray Marsh - 1h 32m - Criterion Stephen & Dani:  -Offseason   (2021) directed by Mickey Keating  - 1h 23m - Shudder - Nightmare Alley (2021 ) directed by Guillermo del Toro - 2h 30m - HBO Max - The Skeleton Key (2005) directed by Iain Softley -  1h 44m - Peacock - Scalpel (1977) directed by John Grissmer -  1h 35m - Tubi -Sister, Sister (1987) directed by Bill Condon -  1h 31m -