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That Was Pretty Scary is a Horror film podcast hosted by Freddie Prinze Jr and Jon Lee Brody. Together they break down every horror film they’ve ever seen. It’s a long list and the two voices come from a place of experience, education, and most of all a shared love of Horror Movies. From the classics to new releases. From cult favorites to Horror Films from around the world. These two cover it all.

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Godzilla Minus One

Godzilla Minus One

2024-07-1701:01:48

In this thrilling episode of "That Was Pretty Scary," hosts Freddie Prinze Jr. and Jon Lee Brody dive deep into the world of kaiju with an in-depth discussion on the film Godzilla Minus One.Join Freddie and Jon as they explore the film's intense storyline, groundbreaking special effects, and the impact it has had on the Godzilla franchise. They'll dissect key scenes, discuss the performances of the cast, and provide their unique insights into what makes this movie a standout in the monster movie genre.Whether you're a die-hard Godzilla fan or just love a good scare, this episode promises to deliver all the chills and thrills you crave. Tune in for an entertaining and enlightening conversation about one of the most exciting entries in the Godzilla saga.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Arachnophobia

Arachnophobia

2024-07-1056:07

In this spine-tingling episode of "That Was Pretty Scary," hosts Freddie Prinze Jr. and Jon Lee Brody dive deep into the 1990 cult classic "Arachnophobia." Join them as they unravel the web of this thrilling horror-comedy, sharing fascinating behind-the-scenes stories and fun facts about the film that made everyone fear spiders a little bit more.From the masterful direction of Frank Marshall to the stellar performances of Jeff Daniels and John Goodman, Freddie and Jon explore what makes "Arachnophobia" a timeless scare-fest. Discover how the film's realistic spider effects were achieved and hear about the on-set antics that brought both humor and horror to life.Whether you're a die-hard fan of the movie or experiencing it for the first time, this episode is packed with insights and anecdotes that will make you see "Arachnophobia" in a whole new light. So grab your popcorn (and maybe a flyswatter), and get ready for a thrilling ride.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Birdbox

Birdbox

2024-07-0359:22

Get ready to blindfold yourselves! This week on That Was Pretty Scary, Freddie Prinze Jr. and Jon Lee Brody are venturing into a world of unseen horrors with Netflix's hit, Bird Box. Strap in as they dissect Sandra Bullock's desperate journey down a treacherous river blindfolded, with only her children and a mysterious box to guide her.Freddie and Jon will be diving deep into this terrifying film. They'll grapple with the nature of the horrifying entities and the psychological toll they take on the characters. They'll discuss Sandra Bullock's powerhouse performance and how she conveyed fear and determination without ever seeing the danger. The guys will also delve into the film's deeper themes of fear, faith, and the importance of human connection.But wait, did you know the film's title was almost "See Nothing"? Sandra Bullock actually performed most of her own stunts while blindfolded! The haunting score features a unique instrument called the "waterphone." So, put on your eye masks (just kidding... maybe) and tune in for a thrilling episode of That Was Pretty Scary! It's about to get dark.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
It Follows

It Follows

2024-06-2655:181

Welcome back to another chilling episode of That Was Pretty Scary with your horror-loving hosts, Jon Lee Brody and Freddie Prinze Jr.! This week, Jon and Freddie tackle the spine-chilling, nerve-wracking horror film that has kept audiences on the edge of their seats since 2014—It Follows.Jon and Freddie unravel the eerie brilliance of It Follows, a film that redefined the horror genre with its unique premise and relentless suspense. They'll dive into the unsettling story of Jay, played by the talented Maika Monroe, who becomes the target of a mysterious, shape-shifting entity after a seemingly innocent romantic encounter. The hosts will explore the film's innovative take on the horror trope of being pursued and how it taps into primal fears of the unknown.In this episode, Jon and Freddie will discuss director David Robert Mitchell's masterful use of atmosphere, from the haunting cinematography to the eerie, retro-inspired soundtrack by Disasterpeace that adds layers of dread to every scene. They'll also examine how the film’s deliberate pacing and ambiguous setting contribute to its timeless, dreamlike quality.Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review. Happy listening, and stay vigilant!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
The Craft

The Craft

2024-06-1901:00:221

Welcome to another spine-chilling episode of That Was Pretty Scary! This week, your favorite horror aficionados, Freddie Prinze Jr. and Jon Lee Brody, are diving deep into the 90s cult classic The Craft. Get ready for a bewitching conversation as Freddie and Jon discuss the film that made us all want to form our own coven.Join the duo as they unravel the dark and magical world of Sarah, Nancy, Bonnie, and Rochelle. They'll share fascinating tidbits about the making of the film, did you know that real witches were consulted during production to ensure authenticity? Freddie and Jon will also chat about the standout performances by Robin Tunney, Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbell, and Rachel True, and how The Craft left a lasting impact on pop culture.So grab your black lipstick and get ready to channel your inner witch—it's time to dive into the magic and mayhem of The Craft on That Was Pretty Scary!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
A Quiet Place

A Quiet Place

2024-06-1255:511

In this thrilling episode of That Was Pretty Scary, hosts Freddie Prinze Jr. and Jon Lee Brody delve into the eerie world of John Krasinski's critically acclaimed film A Quiet Place. Join Freddie and Jon as they break down the movie's innovative use of sound (or lack thereof), the intense performances by Emily Blunt and Krasinski himself, and the clever storytelling that kept audiences on the edge of their seats.Freddie and Jon explore the challenges of creating a horror film that relies so heavily on silence and the intricate details that made the film a modern masterpiece. They share behind-the-scenes anecdotes, discuss the film's impact on the genre, and even speculate on what makes A Quiet Place resonate so deeply with viewers.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
M3gan

M3gan

2024-06-0553:35

In this electrifying episode Freddie and Jon dive deep into the world of high-tech horror with their review of the 2022 hit film, M3GAN. This cutting-edge thriller combines AI advancements with classic horror tropes, and Freddie and Jon are here to break it all down for you.Tune in as they explore the film's unique blend of science fiction and horror, discussing everything from the eerie performances and groundbreaking special effects to the chilling themes that make M3GAN a standout in the genre. Freddie brings his analytical eye to the plot's twists and turns, while Jon shares his thoughts on the film's cultural impact and where it stands among modern horror flicks.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Malignant

Malignant

2024-05-2901:00:271

Get ready for a spine-chilling and laugh-inducing episode of Cinema Shenanigans as Freddie and Jon dissect the wildly unique horror film, Malignant! This week, our dynamic duo navigates the twists and turns of James Wan's latest thriller, unraveling the mysteries behind its mind-bending plot and discussing its most shocking moments.But that's not all—our very own Jon Lee Brody has a special connection to this film. Tune in as Jon shares behind-the-scenes stories from his cameo appearance, even if it was just for a quick second. From his experiences on set to the joys of working with a top-tier horror director, Jon gives us a glimpse of what it was like to be part of the madness.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Freaky

Freaky

2024-05-2254:03

In this week's episode, Freddie and Jon dive into the thrilling and hilarious world of the 2020 body-swap horror-comedy, Freaky, starring Vince Vaughn and Kathryn Newton. Join them as they dissect the film's unique blend of slasher scares and laugh-out-loud moments. They explore Vince Vaughn's standout performance as both a ruthless serial killer and a high school girl, discuss the movie's clever nods to classic horror tropes, and share their favorite scenes and moments. Whether you're a horror fan, a comedy lover, or just curious about this genre-bending flick, this episode has something for everyone. Tune in for an entertaining and insightful discussion that promises to keep you hooked from start to finish!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Barbarian (2022)

Barbarian (2022)

2024-05-1552:531

This week, Freddie and Jon are venturing into the dark and mysterious world of "Barbarian," the 2022 horror film that will have you checking your own basement twice! Get ready for spoilers as they unearth the hidden secrets of this unsettling Airbnb nightmare.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Godzilla

Godzilla

2024-05-0851:09

Hey there, monster movie maniacs! Strap yourselves in for a wild ride as Freddie and Jon take you back to the roaring '50s with a deep dive into the OG kaiju classic, Godzilla!In this jaw-dropping episode of That Was Pretty Scary, your dynamic duo unpacks all the thrills and chills of the original Godzilla flick. From the iconic monster's first atomic-powered steps to the chaos it unleashed on Tokyo, we're diving headfirst into the heart of kaiju chaos.But it's not all monster mashing and skyscraper smashing! Freddie and Jon are breaking down the cultural context behind Godzilla's rise, exploring how this towering titan tapped into the fears and hopes of post-war Japan.So grab your popcorn, turn down the lights, and get ready to roar along with Freddie and Jon as they revisit the thrills, spills, and atomic chills of Godzilla's unforgettable debut! It's a monster-sized episode you won't want to miss.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Christine

Christine

2024-05-0145:12

Join Freddie and Jon as they take a nostalgic trip down memory lane, reminiscing about the iconic 1958 Plymouth Fury that steals the show. They'll share their thoughts on the sinister allure of Christine, from her sleek design to her ominous presence on screen.But it's not just about the car! Freddie and Jon will also dissect the chilling story of obsession and possession as they analyze the film's themes and characters. From the eerie transformation of Arnie Cunningham to the haunting soundtrack that sets the tone, no stone will be left unturned in this lively discussion.So grab your popcorn, buckle up, and join us for a wild ride through the twisted world of "Christine." Whether you're a die-hard fan or a newcomer to the tale of automotive terror, you won't want to miss this episode.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Oculus

Oculus

2024-04-2454:50

Step into the realm of twisted reality as Freddie and Jon dive deep into the psychological horror masterpiece, "Oculus." In this captivating episode, the dynamic duo unpacks the intricacies of this mind-bending film, exploring its ingenious narrative structure, spine-chilling visuals, and thought-provoking themes of perception and sanity.Join Freddie and Jon on a journey through the looking glass as they analyze the haunting performances, unravel the sinister mysteries, and share their own hair-raising experiences with the film. From the chilling inception of the cursed mirror to its devastating consequences on the lives of its victims, no aspect of "Oculus" is left unexamined.Get ready for a rollercoaster ride of emotions as Freddie and Jon debate the blurred lines between reality and illusion, and ponder the unsettling question: can we ever truly trust what we see? Whether you're a die-hard fan of horror cinema or simply seeking an enthralling discussion, this episode is guaranteed to leave you questioning your own perception of reality. Strap in, and prepare for a journey into the depths of fear and fascination with Freddie and Jon's electrifying analysis of "Oculus."See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Brain Dead

Brain Dead

2024-04-1741:26

Prepare for a wild ride as hosts Freddie and Jon dive headfirst into the chaotic world of Brain Dead. In this episode, they mercilessly dissect the absurdity, the inconsistencies, and the sheer mind-boggling nature of the film with their signature brand of humor and criticism.From the over-the-top acting to the nonsensical plot twists, Freddie and Jon leave no stone unturned as they unravel the tangled mess that is Brain Dead. With their sharp wit and keen eye for detail, they dissect the film's flaws, pointing out glaring inconsistencies, gaping plot holes, and cringe-worthy dialogue.Listeners are in for a hilarious and insightful journey as Freddie and Jon navigate through the absurdities of Brain Dead, sharing their laughs, groans, and disbelief along the way. So buckle up and get ready to embark on a rollercoaster of cinematic insanity, as Freddie and Jon tear apart Brain Dead with their razor-sharp wit and unapologetic criticism.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Leprechaun

Leprechaun

2024-04-1053:18

🌈 Hold onto your lucky charms and brace yourself for a wild ride through the twisted world of Leprechaun with your hosts Freddie and Jon. On this episode our dynamic duo delves into the cult classic horror-comedy film that's equal parts hilarious and hair-raising.🍀 From the moment that mischievous leprechaun leaps from the silver screen, listeners are in for a rollercoaster of laughs, screams, and surprises. Join Freddie and Jon as they dissect the absurdity and brilliance behind every pot of gold, exploring the film's curious blend of folklore, frights, and good old-fashioned '90s charm.🎙️ But beware! As they navigate through the dark corners of Leprechaun, our hosts encounter unexpected twists, turning what initially seems like a harmless romp into a spine-tingling adventure. With their trademark banter and infectious enthusiasm, Freddie and Jon peel back the layers of this cinematic gem, uncovering hidden gems and sharing personal anecdotes along the way.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Tremors

Tremors

2024-04-0338:36

Tune in to our latest episode as Freddie and Jon dive deep into the underground world of the cult classic film, "Tremors." Join them as they discuss the spine-tingling thrills, unexpected laughs, and enduring legacy of this beloved monster movie.In this episode, Freddie and Jon unpack the plot, dissect the memorable characters, and share their favorite moments from the film. From the iconic Graboids to the witty banter between Kevin Bacon and Fred Ward, they explore what makes "Tremors" a timeless favorite among horror fans.Did you know that the original title of the film was "Beneath Perfection"? Or that the Graboid creatures were inspired by a combination of snakes and worms? Whether you're a die-hard fan of "Tremors" or a newcomer to the world of creature features, this episode is sure to entertain and enlighten. So grab your popcorn, bunker down, and join Freddie and Jon as they journey into the desert sands of Perfection Valley in search of giant worms and big laughs.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Creepshow 2

Creepshow 2

2024-03-2746:57

Join Freddie and Jon in a new episode as they delve into the darkly comedic and horror-filled world of Creepshow 2. Directed by Michael Gornick and penned by the legendary George A. Romero, this 1987 anthology film brings Stephen King’s twisted tales to life1.In this episode, our hosts unpack the three chilling stories that make up the sequel to the cult classic Creepshow. They’ll discuss the vengeful statue in “Old Chief Wood’nhead”, the carnivorous lake blob in “The Raft”, and the relentless hitchhiker in “The Hitchhiker”.So, sit back, relax, and let Freddie and Jon guide you through the macabre and mirthful world of Creepshow 2. Whether you’re a die-hard fan or a newcomer to the series, this episode is packed with insights that will entertain.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
I Saw the Devil

I Saw the Devil

2024-03-2051:58

Freddie and Jon delve into the gripping world of Korean cinema with a deep dive into the cult classic thriller, "I Saw the Devil." In this episode, they dissect the spine-chilling narrative, unraveling the layers of revenge and redemption that define this cinematic masterpiece.Tune in as they discuss the electrifying performances of Lee Byung-hun and Choi Min-sik, and how their riveting portrayals elevate the intensity of every scene. Get ready for a rollercoaster of emotions as they explore the moral ambiguity and psychological depths of the characters.But that's not all! Freddie and Jon sprinkle in some fun tidbits about the film, from its innovative cinematography to its haunting soundtrack, adding an extra layer of intrigue to this already gripping tale of cat-and-mouse.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
X

X

2024-03-1345:20

In this episode hosts Freddie Prinze Jr. and Jon Lee Brody dive deep into the horror film 'X'. As always, their conversation is filled with humor, horror, and a unique perspective on the film's performances, characters, and intricate plot. From discussing their favorite horror tropes to analyzing the stellar performances of the cast, including Mia Goth and Kid Cudi, the duo leave no stone unturned. This episode also finds our hosts charting the film's progress from a calm beginning to a shockingly grim conclusion. Listen in as they explore the movie's creative risks, praise the attention to detail, and even draw connections to other film genres. Find out how 'X' builds tension, transforms into a violent spectacle, and offers top-tier acting rarely seen in horror movies. Listener discretion is advised due to the mature content discussed.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Join us for a spine-chilling journey back to 1998 as we dissect the horror sequel that kept us on the edge of our seats, 'I Still Know What You Did Last Summer.' Dive deep into the stormy night at the Bahamas with none other than Freddie Prinze Jr., who starred as the heartthrob Ray Bronson, and our beloved cinephile and filmmaker Jon Lee Brody.They peel back the layers of this iconic slasher, revealing behind-the-scenes secrets, the challenges of shooting in a tropical paradise turned nightmare, and the intense pressure of following up on the success of the first film. Freddie shares his experiences on set, including preparation for his role, working alongside Jennifer Love Hewitt, Brandy, and Mekhi Phifer, and his thoughts on Ray's development from the first movie to the sequel.So, grab your popcorn and lock your doors, because you won't want to miss this deep dive into 'I Still Know What You Did Last Summer.' It's an episode full of surprises, just like the movie itself.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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MZ

So dog murder, loses a whole point, cat murder, indifferent? I thought you were better than that JLB...

Jul 9th
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Sulaiman Zahid

I would love to act in in horror movie

Apr 28th
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H

I’m so mad I paid to watch that horrible movie 👎🏼

Apr 8th
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