Monday, April 29, 2019

SHV - S02E05 - Deadly Friend (1986)


The year is 1986 and this week the Seeking Human Victims podcast delves into one of the most difficult years of in the life of Wes Craven both personally and professionally and we look at the Boy meets Girl meets Robot story gone wrong that gave Kristy Swanson her first starring role... DEADLY FRIEND.  

Sunday, April 21, 2019

SHV - S02E04 - A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)

Part 4 in the story of Wes Craven covers his first smash hit, 1984's A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET starring Robert Englund and Heather Langenkamp. This is a story that has been told many times in many formats,  but this week it gets the SEEKING HUMAN VICTIMS treatment in order to feature it's importance in making Wes Craven the legend he became.

Monday, April 15, 2019

SHV - S02E03 - Swamp Thing (1982)






Our look at Wes Craven continues with his first attempt to show the major studios he could produce a film with big action sequences on time and on budget. This movie was also one of the first ever big screen super hero adaptations trailing Donner's Superman by only a few years. This week on SHV, we're going to the bayou...it's 1982's SWAMP THING.

Sunday, April 7, 2019

SHV - S02E02 - The Hills Have Eyes (1977)


We continue our look at the career of Wes Craven with his sophomore directorial effot, 1977's "THE HILLS HAVE EYES." On this episode we also uncover more of Craven's adult film work, look at the real story that inspired him to make Hills, his admiration of Texas Chainsaw, and much more.

Monday, April 1, 2019

SHV - S02E01 - The Last House On The Left (1972)



Season 2 - Terror Timeline, has begun. Join us for an in depth look into the life and career of Wes Craven through his films. On this episode we look at Craven's upbringing and education and how that shaped him as a filmmaker all leading to his first feature film, 1972's panic inducing LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT. 

SHV - S04E08 - Train To Busan (2016)

 Season 4 continues with TRAIN TO BUSAN a 2016 film that showed the world that despite pop culture zombie fatigue, there is...