The Bloodcast 91: Will the Academy Respect Horror, and, Tusk Talk

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Nightcrawler review - posterWith rave reviews and awards buzz for genre-bending Nightcrawler coming out of TIFF (read Shock’s review here), this episode of The Bloodcast finds Clarke Wolfe and Ryan Turek discussing respect for the horror genre.

In the ’70s, films like Carrie and Rosemary’s Baby were taken seriously by the Oscars and The Exorcist racked up a whopping 10 nominations including one for Best Picture.

What happened since then?

Can horror win the respect of mainstream audiences and critics? Does it even want it?

Plus, a discussion of Kevin Smith’s Tusk, previewing Fantastic Fest and Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights and more this week on The Bloodcast!

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