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A film podcast looking at and discussing un-produced or drastically changed screenplays. Each week the host, Jeremy Meyer, sits down with a guest and discusses one of these un-produced screenplays and discuss what could have been, what it became, or what they would have liked to have seen.
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Oct 9, 2020

I'm a massive Alfred Hitchcock fan and Psycho is one of my favorite films. The idea of making a sequel to that classic film twenty some odd years later is a fascinating concept to me. Does this much later sequel hold a candle to the original?

"After twenty-two years of psychiatric care, Norman Bates attempts to return to a life of solitude, but the specters of his crimes - and his mother - continue to haunt him."

Written By: Tom Holland

Directed By: Richard Franklin

Thank you to the Patreon producers: Patrick Hall

We are now on Patreon! If you want to support the show head over to www.patreon.com/shelved and check out all of our awesome rewards and see how you can support the podcast!

Be sure to check out the merch store where you can get some t-shirts and other items! https://www.belowthecollar.com/shelvedpodcast

If you want to send in any questions or comments you can send them to shelvedfilmpodcast@gmail.com. you can follow us on Twitter and Instagram @shelvedpodcast. Be sure to rate and review the show on iTunes. Music: Ofelia's Wish - Bensou

Oct 9, 2020

Looking at another 2020 release today, Invisible Man is the next adaptation of one of the Universal Monster characters. After the failure that was the Tom Cruise The Mummy, Blumhouse takes a shot at a low budget take on one of the classic monsters.

"When Cecilia's abusive ex takes his own life and leaves her his fortune, she suspects his death was a hoax. As a series of coincidences turn lethal, Cecilia works to prove that she is being hunted by someone nobody can see."

Written and Directed By: Leigh Whannell

Thank you to the Patreon producers: Patrick Hall

We are now on Patreon! If you want to support the show head over to www.patreon.com/shelved and check out all of our awesome rewards and see how you can support the podcast!

Be sure to check out the merch store where you can get some t-shirts and other items! https://www.belowthecollar.com/shelvedpodcast

If you want to send in any questions or comments you can send them to shelvedfilmpodcast@gmail.com. you can follow us on Twitter and Instagram @shelvedpodcast. Be sure to rate and review the show on iTunes. Music: Ofelia's Wish - Bensou

Oct 7, 2020

The Guest was a movie that I was longing to see and always seemed to miss it when it was streaming. This year however the stars finally aligned and The Guest hit Netflix just when I needed it most.

"A soldier introduces himself to the Peterson family, claiming to be a friend of their son who died in action. After the young man is welcomed into their home, a series of accidental deaths seem to be connected to his presence."

Written By: Simon Barrett

Directed By: Adam Wingard

Thank you to the Patreon producers: Patrick Hall

We are now on Patreon! If you want to support the show head over to www.patreon.com/shelved and check out all of our awesome rewards and see how you can support the podcast!

Be sure to check out the merch store where you can get some t-shirts and other items! https://www.belowthecollar.com/shelvedpodcast

If you want to send in any questions or comments you can send them to shelvedfilmpodcast@gmail.com. you can follow us on Twitter and Instagram @shelvedpodcast. Be sure to rate and review the show on iTunes. Music: Ofelia's Wish - Bensou

Oct 7, 2020

Today's episode of Shocktober 2020 features the first movie that actually came out in 2020. Just one of the few that actually made it out this year. The trailer and reaction caught my attention, but is it a good horror film?

"A daughter, mother and grandmother are haunted by a manifestation of dementia that consumes their family's home."

Written By: Natalie Erika James and Christian White

Directed By: Natalie Erika James

Thank you to the Patreon producers: Patrick Hall

We are now on Patreon! If you want to support the show head over to www.patreon.com/shelved and check out all of our awesome rewards and see how you can support the podcast!

Be sure to check out the merch store where you can get some t-shirts and other items! https://www.belowthecollar.com/shelvedpodcast

If you want to send in any questions or comments you can send them to shelvedfilmpodcast@gmail.com. you can follow us on Twitter and Instagram @shelvedpodcast. Be sure to rate and review the show on iTunes. Music: Ofelia's Wish - Bensou

Oct 5, 2020

I've been open about my love for Kevin Smith and his work, But Red State was one of his movies that had just missed me through the years. I had seen bits and pieces of Red State before but I've always wanted to get through the whole film, and Shocktober was the perfect excuse.

"Set in Middle America, a group of teens receive an online invitation for sex, though they soon encounter fundamentalists with a much more sinister agenda."

Written and Directed By: Kevin Smith

Thank you to the Patreon producers: Patrick Hall

We are now on Patreon! If you want to support the show head over to www.patreon.com/shelved and check out all of our awesome rewards and see how you can support the podcast!

Be sure to check out the merch store where you can get some t-shirts and other items! https://www.belowthecollar.com/shelvedpodcast

If you want to send in any questions or comments you can send them to shelvedfilmpodcast@gmail.com. you can follow us on Twitter and Instagram @shelvedpodcast. Be sure to rate and review the show on iTunes. Music: Ofelia's Wish - Bensou

Oct 5, 2020

In the tradition of using Shocktober to check off movies that I missed, Don't Breathe is actually one of the first movies to make the cut. I really enjoyed The Evil Dead remake and this director blew me away so much that I knew I would watch any horror movie he made after. 

"Hoping to walk away with a massive fortune, a trio of thieves break into the house of a blind man who isn't as helpless as he seems."

Directed By: Fede Alvarez

Written By: Fede Alvarez and Rodo Sayagues

Thank you to the Patreon producers: Patrick Hall

We are now on Patreon! If you want to support the show head over to www.patreon.com/shelved and check out all of our awesome rewards and see how you can support the podcast!

Be sure to check out the merch store where you can get some t-shirts and other items! https://www.belowthecollar.com/shelvedpodcast

If you want to send in any questions or comments you can send them to shelvedfilmpodcast@gmail.com. you can follow us on Twitter and Instagram @shelvedpodcast. Be sure to rate and review the show on iTunes. Music: Ofelia's Wish - Bensou

Oct 3, 2020

It's hard to cover a whole month of horror films and not review at least one zombie movie. A short film turned into a whole feature, Cargo at least takes a unique spin on the genre. The main horror here is time, rather than the zombies or desperate humans, although they are there too.

"After an epidemic spreads all over Australia, a father searches for someone willing to protect his daughter."

Directed by: Ben Howling and Yolanda Ramke

Written by: Yolanda Ramke

Thank you to the Patreon producers: Patrick Hall

We are now on Patreon! If you want to support the show head over to www.patreon.com/shelved and check out all of our awesome rewards and see how you can support the podcast!

Be sure to check out the merch store where you can get some t-shirts and other items! https://www.belowthecollar.com/shelvedpodcast

If you want to send in any questions or comments you can send them to shelvedfilmpodcast@gmail.com. you can follow us on Twitter and Instagram @shelvedpodcast. Be sure to rate and review the show on iTunes. Music: Ofelia's Wish - Bensou

Oct 3, 2020

The second Shocktober movie for 2020 is a late 2019 addition. A film called We Summon the Darkness. It's not rare for heavy metal to sneak into a horror film, but is this movie metal enough?

"Three best friends embark on a road trip to a heavy-metal show, where they bond with three aspiring musicians and head off to one of the girls' country home for an after-party."

Directed by: Marc Meyers

Written by: Alan Trezza

Thank you to the Patreon producers: Patrick Hall

We are now on Patreon! If you want to support the show head over to www.patreon.com/shelved and check out all of our awesome rewards and see how you can support the podcast!

Be sure to check out the merch store where you can get some t-shirts and other items! https://www.belowthecollar.com/shelvedpodcast

If you want to send in any questions or comments you can send them to shelvedfilmpodcast@gmail.com. you can follow us on Twitter and Instagram @shelvedpodcast. Be sure to rate and review the show on iTunes. Music: Ofelia's Wish - Bensou

Oct 2, 2020

It's the beginning of spooky season! My favorite season leading up to my favorite holiday. Every October I attempt to watch and review a horror film for every day in October. I call it Shocktober (did not make that up to be clear!) Today we start with the first film of the month, the 2019 film Ready or Not.

"A bride's wedding night takes a sinister turn when her eccentric new in-laws force her to take part in a terrifying game."

Directed by: Matt Bettinelli- Olpin and Tyler Gillett

Written by: Guy Busick and Christopher Murphy

Thank you to the Patreon producers: Patrick Hall

We are now on Patreon! If you want to support the show head over to www.patreon.com/shelved and check out all of our awesome rewards and see how you can support the podcast!

Be sure to check out the merch store where you can get some t-shirts and other items! https://www.belowthecollar.com/shelvedpodcast

If you want to send in any questions or comments you can send them to shelvedfilmpodcast@gmail.com. you can follow us on Twitter and Instagram @shelvedpodcast. Be sure to rate and review the show on iTunes. Music: Ofelia's Wish - Bensou

Sep 7, 2020

This honestly may be one of my favorite episodes of the podcast. Today I sat down with comic writer Joe Khachadurian (Identity Stunt) as we discuss the Image comics release of Kevin Smith's script turned comic for The Green Hornet. Written by Smith originally for a movie that was never made, the script was eventually revived and transformed into a comic book. Today we talk about that comic book and what movie we could have gotten, and compare it to the Seth Rogen movie we eventually did get.

Written By: Kevin Smith

Logline: Following the death of his father, Britt Reid, heir to his father's large company, teams up with his late dad's assistant Kato to become a masked crime fighting team.

We are now on Patreon! If you want to support the show head over to www.patreon.com/shelved and check out all of our awesome rewards and see how you can support the podcast!

Be sure to check out the merch store where you can get some t-shirts and other items! https://www.belowthecollar.com/shelvedpodcast

If you want to send in any questions or comments you can send them to shelvedfilmpodcast@gmail.com. you can follow us on Twitter and Instagram @shelvedpodcast. Be sure to rate and review the show on iTunes. Music: The Jazz Piano - Bensound.com

Aug 25, 2020

Towards the end of 2017 a short video dropped onto the internet that got Resident Evil fans a buzz. The short was called Dave and it was described as being a pitch for a Resident Evil television show called Arklay. Today I sit down with one of the creators of the short Shawn Lebert. We talk about the making of the film and what the original hopes and plans were for a Resident Evil television show. We also discuss where he is and what he's doing today.

The short can be watched here - https://vimeo.com/239290092

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We are now on Patreon! If you want to support the show head over to www.patreon.com/shelved and check out all of our awesome rewards and see how you can support the podcast!

If you want to send in any questions or comments you can send them to shelvedfilmpodcast@gmail.com. you can follow us on Twitter and Instagram @shelvedpodcast. Be sure to rate and review the show on iTunes. Music: The Jazz Piano - Bensound.com

 

Aug 17, 2020

Today's episode is one that I am really proud of. Long ago a movie website called Screened used to do a feature called Defending Your Movie. I used to love the feature and when the website ended I missed it a lot. So I decided to revive the idea on my podcast. I even reached out and got the original creators' permission. So this is our first attempt at doing just that. My good friend Adam Condra came on to talk about a movie that we both have a fondness for, 2012'2 Lockout starring Guy Pearce.

We have merch now! Check out our T-shirts and mug at https://www.belowthecollar.com/tshirt-stores/shelvedpodcast.html

We are now on Patreon! If you want to support the show head over to www.patreon.com/shelved and check out all of our awesome rewards and see how you can support the podcast!

If you want to send in any questions or comments you can send them to shelvedfilmpodcast@gmail.com. you can follow us on Twitter and Instagram @shelvedpodcast. Be sure to rate and review the show on iTunes. Music: The Jazz Piano - Bensound.com

 

Aug 10, 2020

Today is a very special interview episode with our first film director. Dwight Little is most known for directing the sequel Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers, but he's had a fascinating career. We talk about his early days of getting into film all the way up to the reason I wanted to talk to him in the first place, directing the Tekken movie. We also discuss his time working with Brandon Lee and Steven Seagal. 

We are now on Patreon! If you want to support the show head over to www.patreon.com/shelved and check out all of our awesome rewards and see how you can support the podcast!

If you want to send in any questions or comments you can send them to shelvedfilmpodcast@gmail.com. you can follow us on Twitter and Instagram @shelvedpodcast. Be sure to rate and review the show on iTunes. Music: The Jazz Piano - Bensound.com

Aug 3, 2020

Well the show is officially back! After a long hiatus the first new episode is looking at a script I've been wanting to read for a long time now. Based on my all time favorite video game series, today we are looking at the script for the reboot of the Mortal Kombat film. There's a lot of new stuff to talk about at the beginning of the show and the future but I hope you enjoy the first episode back!

Written By: Greg Russo

Logline: In a battle to save their realm, warriors from Earthrealm must do battle against invaders from Outworld.

We are now on Patreon! If you want to support the show head over to www.patreon.com/shelved and check out all of our awesome rewards and see how you can support the podcast!

Be sure to check out the merch store where you can get some t-shirts and other items! https://www.belowthecollar.com/shelvedpodcast

If you want to send in any questions or comments you can send them to shelvedfilmpodcast@gmail.com. you can follow us on Twitter and Instagram @shelvedpodcast. Be sure to rate and review the show on iTunes. Music: The Jazz Piano - Bensound.com

Feb 27, 2020

So I wasn't sure if I wanted to cover this or not as I've had a personal rule for the podcast from the beginning. I generally strayed away from scripts that I couldn't be 100% sure were authentic but in the end its impossible to be 100% sure if ANY of the scripts covered are authentic so I figured that this was at least worth covering.

On the last episode I sat down with a guest and we discussed the leaked bullet points from the alleged Star Wars script. Well that was going to be that but the next day when I was editing the episode I saw that the full script had leaked out. Well I didn't want to drag Nick back to re-record so I decided to go through the script and dive into the details in this more thorough look at the Duel of Fates script.

The Star Wars sequel trilogy has been a divisive series to say the least but most people seem to agree that The Rise of Skywalker felt more like fan service than a Last Jedi sequel. The question now is would the Trevorrow version have made any difference?

Written By: Colin Trevorrow

Logline: The ultimate conclusion to the Star Wars arc comes to a clash as Rey and the Resistance seek to topple Supreme Leader Kylo Ren and the First Order.

We are now on Patreon! If you want to support the show head over to www.patreon.com/shelved and check out all of our awesome rewards and see how you can support the podcast!

If you want to send in any questions or comments you can send them to shelvedfilmpodcast@gmail.com. you can follow us on Twitter and Instagram @shelvedpodcast. Be sure to rate and review the show on iTunes. Music: The Jazz Piano - Bensound.com

Feb 3, 2020

So I wasn't sure if I wanted to cover this or not as I've had a personal rule for the podcast from the beginning. I generally strayed away from scripts that I couldn't be 100% sure were authentic but in the end its impossible to be 100% sure if ANY of the scripts covered are authentic so I figured that this was at least worth covering.

So allegedly a Reddit use got their hands on an early Episode IX script written by Colin Trevorrow before he was no longer attached to the project. Now apparently it has been independently verified which is what makes covering this feel okay to me. There was also some concept art out there that Trevorrow confirmed were from his version. 

The Star Wars sequel trilogy has been a divisive series to say the least but most people seem to agree that The Rise of Skywalker felt more like fan service than a Last Jedi sequel. The question now is would the Trevorrow version have made any difference?

Written By: Colin Trevorrow

Logline: The ultimate conclusion to the Star Wars arc comes to a clash as Rey and the Resistance seek to topple Supreme Leader Kylo Ren and the First Order.

We are now on Patreon! If you want to support the show head over to www.patreon.com/shelved and check out all of our awesome rewards and see how you can support the podcast!

If you want to send in any questions or comments you can send them to shelvedfilmpodcast@gmail.com. you can follow us on Twitter and Instagram @shelvedpodcast. Be sure to rate and review the show on iTunes. Music: The Jazz Piano - Bensound.com

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