Horror Movie Podcast Ep. 170: St. Patrick’s Day Horror – Blood Runs Green – Leprechaun (1993) and Leprechaun Returns (2018)


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HMP_170_Leprechaun_ReturnsWelcome to HORROR MOVIE PODCAST, where your luck has just run out! In Episode 170, we dive into St. Patrick’s Day Horror with our “Blood Runs Green” episode. That’s right, Gillman Joel, Wolfman Josh and Dr. Shock will be bringing you a pot of tarnished gold with Feature Reviews of Leprechaun (1993) and Leprechaun Returns (2018). Dr. Shock also offers up mini-reviews of Leprechaun 2 (1994) and Leprechaun 3 (1995) for Lent. Plus, we have a special segment from Mattroid and Station of The Sci-Fi Podcast with their review of Leprechaun 4: Leprechaun in Space! We also try out a segment from our Universal Monsters Cast over here on HMP with “Gillman Joel’s Retro Reviews” and we have giveaways for the first 6 Leprechaun films, as well as a Buffy the Vampire Slayer giveaway, in memory of Luke Perry (Rest in Peace, Pike).

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I. Introduction
—Dave’s Lenten Sacrifice

[ 0:07:16 ] II. Feature Review: LEPRECHAUN (1993)
Wolfman Josh: 5.5/10 ( Rent it! )
Dr. Shock: 6/10 ( Rent it! )
Gillman Joel: 6/10 ( Buy it! )

-Gillman’s “Retro Reviews” from Fangoria and The NYT
-Sal Roma’s Micro-Review

[ 0:50:11 ] III. Mini Review: LEPRECHAUN 2 (1994)

[ 1:01:12 ] IV. Mini Review: LEPRECHAUN 3 (1995)

[ 1:11:30 ] V. Guest Feature Review: LEPRECHAUN 4: IN SPACE (1996)
—Mattroid and Station from The Sci Fi Podcast

[ 1:26:02 ] VI. Feature Review: LEPRECHAUN RETURNS (2018)

Dr. Shock: 7.5/10 ( High Priority Rental! )
Wolfman Josh: 7/10 ( High Priority Rental! / A buy for Leprechaun fans )
Gillman Joel: 6.5/10 ( Rent it! )

-Sal Roma’s Micro-Review

[ 1:51:56 ] VII. Listener Feedback

—Sal Roma’s Leprechaun giveaway
—Twitter Leprechaun Feedback
—Voicemail from Carmen the Vampire Slayer
—Gillman Joel/JOTD Feedback
—Share your Top 10 Horror Movies List here!

VIII. Wrap-Up / Plugs / Ending
—Remembering Luke Perry, RIP
—Wolfman’s Buffy the Vampire Slayer DVD and Digital Download giveaway

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