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Dark Discussions Podcast – Episode 213 – 2015 Year in Review

2015 is over and depending on your viewpoint with horror and genre films, it was a great year or a good year. It certainly wasn’t a bad year. Films, with their variety, seemed to have something for everyone. We got disaster movies like San Andreas, post-apocalyptic films too, many being low budget like Z for Zachariah and These Final Hours, to big budget ones like Mad Max: Fury Road. Strong as always, the non-horror genre flicks such as science fiction, fantasy, and so forth were dominated by Hollywood while horror, as in recent years, has been more small budget and independent flicks, even with M. Night Shyamalan’s The Visit.

Dark Discussions co-hosts saw numerous films with co-host Mike probably able to see the most. With seeing so many flicks, your co-hosts were able to compile their top 24 horror films of 2016 and their top 11 2016 other genre flicks (sci-fi, fantasy, thriller, mystery, exploitation, action). No matter what list we discuss, there were some obvious choices that appeared such as Star Wars, Mad Max, Jurassic World, It Follows, and The Martian. Some surprises too made the top of the lists including low profile flicks like Bone Tomahawk, Creep, Zombeavers, and Predestination. But some of the littlest of films roared to the top too, like Ex Machina or The Gift.

Other things discussed include a whole group of listener opinions, their top films, and what they thought of 2016. And your co-hosts also discuss some of the most prominent and successful scenes, characters, and stars from both the best and worst. What a year it was and with so many films to consider, listen up and see what the podcast has to say.

Dark Discussions Definitive Top 10 Horror Films of 2015

  • #01 -It Follows
  • #02 (Tie) – Creep
  • #02 (Tie) – Krampus
  • #04 – Zombeavers
  • #05 – The Gift
  • #06 – Bone Tomahawk
  • #07 – What We Do In the Shadows
  • #08 – We Are Still Here
  • #09 – Crimson Peak
  • #10 – The Hallow

Dark Discussions Definitive Top 10 Other Genre Films of 2015

  • #01 – Ex Machina
  • #02 – Mad Max: Fury Road
  • #03 – Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • #04 – The Martian
  • #05 – Hateful Eight
  • #06 – Jurassic World
  • #07 – Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation
  • #08 – The Final Hours
  • #09 – Predestination
  • #10 – Circle

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