Disaster Artists: The Movie Survival Podcast

Disaster Artists: The Movie Survival Podcast

The ‘Movie Survival Podcast‘ finds hosts Johnny and Shane taking a comedic approach to prepping culture by assessing iconic scenarios from disaster movies and post-apocalyptic fiction, and the possibilities of survival in each case. ScreenRant.com called it ”an interesting commentary on pop culture while also making way for unlikely survival tips.” Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.


March 30, 2022 90 mins

This week we return to Woodsboro to take on the latest person(s) to don the Ghostface attire and play a new game of our own.

Scream (also known as Scream 5) is a 2022 American slasher film from Radio Silence. It is the fifth installment in the Scream franchise and though billed as a relaunch of the series; the film is a direct sequel to Scream 4 and is the first film in the series to not be directed by Wes Craven, following his deat...

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This week we look at a film that most of you probably haven’t seen, and if you haven’t watched the Disney+ limited series “Pam and Tommy” may have never even heard of.  


Barb Wire is a 1996 American superhero film based on the Dark Horse comic book of the same name. The film is a loose remake of Casablanca and stars Pamela Anderson in the titular role as a nightclub owner who moonlights as a mercenary in one of the last free zones ...

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March 15, 2022 96 mins

With the recent release of its 2022 sequel on Netflix, we thought it was time we looked at the often referenced horror classic The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, directed by Tobe Hooper, and see what we can do to survive it.Loosely based on the crimes of real-life serial killer Ed Gein, it tells the story of a group of young friends who discover a family of crazed, murderous outcasts living in rural Texas. As the group is picked off one...

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December 25, 2021 100 mins

This week we break free from the simulation, go to war with the machines, try to appease Roko's Basilisk, and have a very Matrix Christmas.


INFO HAZARD WARNING: This episode may doom you to an eternity of torture.


The Matrix is a 1999 science fiction action film written and directed by the Wachowskis and starring Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving, and Joe Pantoliano. It depicts a dystopian future in w...

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December 1, 2021 90 mins

This week, after losing all our money trying to bring back cassette tapes, we wind up in debt and are forced to play the Squid Game.

If you want to skip the bunker keeping, go to 00:16:30

Major plot spoilers from 00:50:40


Squid Game is a South Korean survival series created by Hwang Dong-hyuk for Netflix. The series revolves around a contest where 456 players, all of whom are in deep financial debt, risk their lives to play a series ...

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November 11, 2021 90 mins

Halloween may be over, but Spookvember isn't. And so this week we're returning to a cabin in the woods.


The Cabin in the Woods is a 2011 American horror comedy film directed by Drew Goddard and written by Joss Whedon and Goddard. The film stars Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchison, Fran Kranz, Jesse Williams, Richard Jenkins, and Bradley Whitford. The plot follows a group of college students who retreat to a remote for...

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October 28, 2021 82 mins

This week, another deadly foe interrupts our annual Halloween picnic.The Evil Dead is a 1981 American horror film written and directed by Sam Raimi, and starring Bruce Campbell. The film focuses on five college students vacationing in an isolated cabin in a remote wooded area. After they find an audiotape that, when played, releases a legion of demons and spirits, four members of the group suffer from demonic possession, forcing th...

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October 19, 2021 72 mins

This week we have an appointment to keep... with The Wicker Man.


The Wicker Man is a 1973 cult British horror film directed by Robin Hardy and starring Edward Woodward, Britt Ekland, Diane Cilento, Ingrid Pitt, and Christopher Lee. The screenplay by Anthony Shaffer, inspired by David Pinner's 1967 novel Ritual, centers on the visit of Police Sergeant Neil Howie to the isolated island of Summerisle in search of a missing girl. Howie...

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October 9, 2021 88 mins

This week we Live Die Repeat with one of the best science fiction/action movies of the last decade: Edge of Tomorrow starring the beautiful, smart, funny, and extraordinarily talented Emily Blunt... and some other guy. He isn’t really important.


Based on the Japanese novel All You Need Is Kill by Hiroshi Sakurazaka and released in 2014, the film was considered a failure at the box office, but thanks to the positive critical respons...

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July 3, 2021 121 mins

This week, in the wake of a deadly pandemic, we're called upon in our dreams, to come to Hemingford Home and stand alongside Mother Abagail in the ultimate battle between good and evil. 

The Stand is a post-apocalyptic dark fantasy novel written by Stephen King and first published in 1978. It was recently adapted by Josh Boone as a CBS All Access miniseries but has made its way to TV previously in the 1990s. The novel has received c...

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June 23, 2021 107 mins

This week, if you thought Covid-19 was bad, then hold on to your butts, cause we're trapped in the Wildfire facility deep under the Nevada desert and going up against a deadly space virus known as The Andromeda Strain. The Andromeda Strain is a 1971 American science fiction film directed by legendary filmmaker Robert Wise and based on Michael Crichton's debut novel of the same name. An underrated sci-fi classic, the film paved the ...

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June 15, 2021 89 mins

This week we got to pull off a heist during another zombie apocalypse and go to battle with the Army of the Dead.

Army of the Dead is a 2021 Netflix Orignal zombie film directed by Zack Snyder and starring Dave Bautista, Ella Purnell, Omari Hardwick, Matthias Schweighöfer, Tig Notaro, and many others. It follows a group of mercenaries who plan a Las Vegas casino heist amid a zombie apocalypse.

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June 1, 2021 99 mins

This week, we are forced to abandon our planned Mighty Joe Young episode after a mysterious package shows up in the bunker from the infamous Jigsaw Killer. .... Oh yes, there will be blood. SAW is a 2004 American/Australian horror movie created by James Wan and Leigh Whannell and stars Whannell, Cary Elwes, Danny Glover, and Tobin Bell (as Jigsaw). The story revolves around a serial killer (yes, he's a killer) who tests his victims...

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May 20, 2021 76 mins

A little late because of some technical issue but here it is, the Apetober finale in which we go in search of Bigfoot.


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April 30, 2021 85 mins

Apetober continues and doesn't end until we say it ends.

This week, it's east versus west, as the king of the monsters and the eighth wonder of the world go head-to-head in a battle for the ages. Meanwhile, we're caught up in an unnecessary b-plot that is of little consequence to the final result.

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April 14, 2021 106 mins

This week, to celebrate the release of Godzilla VS King, and Apetober itself (yes, we're making that a thing). We're climbing aboard the S.S. Venture, setting sail for Skull Island, and coming face to face with the eighth wonder of the world.

King Kong is a 1933 American pre-Code monster movie directed and produced by Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack. It stars Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong and Bruce Cabot, and features groundb...

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An unaired episode of Disaster Artists to keep you occupied. Recorded in 2017 and for reasons explained in the intro, locked away in the vault until now.

In it, we are joined by friend-of-the-show Darren to discuss the ramifications of a global nuclear war (and an accidental bombing) on Ireland. Could we survive the immediate disaster? Could we rebuild the country? And if the controls of the nukes fell into our laps, what County wou...

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A new year means new fears. So today we look at some works of fiction from decades past, set in a Post-Apocalyptic or Dystopian 2001.


Be it the cybernetic future of Johnny Mnemonic, the post-plague world of Jeremiah, or any of the other grim visions of 2021. With the way last year went, there's a good chance one of these will come true. 


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December 24, 2020 104 mins

This Christmas we bring you our most festive episode yet. That's right, the harrowing tale of survival cannibalism on the Andes Mountains made famous in the 1993 film Alive!

Alive is a 1993 American biographical survival drama film based on Piers Paul Read's 1974 book Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors, which details a Uruguayan rugby team's crash aboard Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 into the Andes mountains on October 13, 197...

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December 12, 2020 84 mins

We're back in an apocalyptic world this week with the 2006 film Children of Men, based on the novel of the same name by P. D. James and directed by four-time Academy Award winner Alfonso Cuarón.

The film takes place in 2027, after two decades of human infertility has left society on the brink of collapse, and stars Clive Owen as a cynical bureaucrat tasked with transporting a young pregnant woman across the border, and away from the...

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