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The Movie Crypt

Sep 26, 2022

PUBLIC VERSION. Filmmaker and actor Zach Cregger (THE WHITEST KIDS YOU KNOW, WRECKED) joins Adam, Joe, and Arwen to discuss his journey making the box office hit BARBARIAN - the #1 movie in America at the time of this recording! Zach details the 2+ year process of writing the kind of movie he wanted to see… to the non-stop rejection and being told it wouldn’t work… to finding the right producers to shepherd the project… to shooting in Bulgaria… to the incredible early critical response… to what it’s like seeing his film have a #1 opening weekend in theaters. It’s as current and as inspiring a story as you’re possibly going to get - and if this conversation doesn’t get you to sit down, start writing, and go for it then we’re not sure what else possibly could! The boys also discuss Adam’s upcoming 24th annual Halloween short film and the difficult tight rope between making a solid horror/comedy and “campy” cult classic.

Kick your Halloween off in style next weekend by joining us for our annual FREE MOVIE CRYPT LIVE event! Our monthly LIVE show is normally reserved for our beloved Patrons in the MOVIE CRYPT LIVE tier and above, but once a year we make it FREE for everybody to take part in and next week YOU’RE invited to come and enjoy the show! It all starts next Sunday October 9th at 8am PST/11am EST with “It’s The Great Halloween Pre-Show, Arwen!” - a 2 hour Halloween celebration from DJ Green and M.C. Licks-A-Lot filled with their favorite Halloween cartoons, vintage Halloween TV commercials, spooky music videos, Halloween songs, and more! Then at 10am PST / 1pm EST join us for MOVIE CRYPT LIVE where you can be part of the show by interacting with the boys, lending your opinion to the topics being discussed, and trying your luck at some of our favorite MOVIE CRYPT LIVE games like “What Won’t Shaq Sell?”, “Disgusting Statement or Cannibal Corpse Song?”, “Ruin an Activity” and more! Come on- it’s FREE! That means even YOU can afford it! See for details!