Eps 54 – Oculus – Horror News Radio

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Mike Flanagan is scaring the masses with his latest horror flick, Oculus, featuring Karen Gillan, Branton Thwaites and Katee Sackhoff. The Horror News Radio grue-crew review the film with a heated discussion agreeing on tone, atmosphere and casting while disagreeing on effect, scares and … that ending.

Dave Dreher provides this week’s Horror News of the Week about Kaiju, Walrus suits, Eli Roth and Freddy Krueger while Thomas counts down his top 5 killer inanimate objects in horror films.

Co-hosts Doc Rotten, Santos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr., Dave Dreher and Thomas Mariani are back again this week to give you the best in horror as they …

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Eps 53 – Captain America: The Winter Soldier – Horror News Radio

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“Captain, in Order to build a better world, sometimes means tearing the old one down… And that makes enemies.” – Alexander Pierce. Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) from directors Anthony Russo and Joe Russo is destroying the box office with is theatrical release, making it yet another successful super hero film in Marvel Studio’s cinematic universe. The grue-crew finally seduce brother Dave over to the dark side of comic book fantasy films with this perfect blend of action and spy genres.

Dave Dreher provides this week’s Horror News of the Week as well with stories about Godzilla, Bates Motel and Stage Fright. …

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Eps 52 – Cheap Thrills – The Walking Dead Season 4 Finale – Horror News Radio

Posted in Articles, Featured Items, Horror News Radio, Podcasts by - Apr 02, 2014
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Cheap Thrills (2013) from director E.L. Katz has the grue-crew in stitches and sweat. It is gruesome and funny – and thought provoking. The Black Saint admitting it is one of the best films he has seen in some time and Thomas liking it even more. Pat Healy, Ethan Embry, Sara Paxton and David Koechner star in this  comedy thriller.

Dave Dreher returns to Horror News Radio to provide this week’s Horror News of the Week giving the group an opportunity to weigh in on the season 4 finale of The Walking Dead. It is a heated discussion to whether the last show of the …

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Eps 51 – Hazmat – Mad Monster Party 2014 – Horror News Radio

Posted in Articles, Featured Items, Horror News Radio, Podcasts by - Mar 26, 2014
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Hazmat (2014) is only one of the films covered in this episode of Horror News Radio when Doc shares his selection for the “What Have You Been Watching” segment recorded LIVE at the Mad Monster Party in Charlotte, NC. Santos steps in as well to cover PMS Cop (2014) to Doc’s surprise. Oh, my.

Santos and Doc also take to task a few of the live audience members asking a series of horror trivia questions in order to win one of two copies of Hidden Horror provided by the author/editor of the book, Dr. AC. Then, Ormon Grimsby stops by for a quick …

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Eps 50 – In Fear – Top 5 Claustrophobic Horror Movies – Horror News Radio

Posted in Articles, Featured Items, Horror News Radio, Podcasts by - Mar 19, 2014
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In Fear (2014) from director Jeremy Lovering spins a tense little yarn about trust, fear and claustrophobia. The film is gaining positive reviews across the globe with its tight, unique approach to film. Now it is time for the Horror News Radio grue-crew to recap, review and examine the horror thriller.

Thomas Mariani returns to Horror News Radio to provide this week’s Top 5 discussing five of the genre most claustrophobic horror films.

Co-hosts Doc Rotten, Santos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr., and Dave Dreher are back again this week for another fantastic episode of Horror News Radio, the official HorrorNews.Net podcast. BUT FIRST! Before we get too …

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Eps 49 – 300: Rise of the Empire – Top 5 Horror Movie Quotes – Horror News Radio

Posted in Articles, Featured Items, Horror News Radio, Podcasts by - Mar 13, 2014
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300: Rise of the Empire (2014) is hacking and slashing its gory way through the competition at the box office this weekend. The film is spectacular in its graphics, style and star Eva Green. While the grue-crew is not in 100 percent agreement, the conversation gets into the crazed violent, abundance of bloodshed and one specific line of dialog – which cannot be repeated here. If you have seen the film, you know the one!

Santos Ellin Jr. steps in for Thomas, who is off to SXSW, to provide this week’s Top 5 discussing five of his favorite horror movie quotes. The …

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Eps 48 – Patrick Evil Awakens – Top 5 Horror Films Needing a Remake – Horror News Radio

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Patrick: Evil Awakens (2014) is a modern retelling of the 1979 Aussie hit, Patrick. In the remake, Sharni Vinson steps into the lead role as the nurse taking care of the titular character who lies in a coma at a private psychiatric hospital. If you have seen the original, you know that Patrick holds a deadly, terrifying secret. The grue-crew get the opportunity to view and recap the film on this episode of Horror News Radio.

Santos Ellin Jr. steps in for Thomas, who is off to SXSW, to provide this week’s Top 5 discussing five obscure films that deserve a remake. …

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Eps 47 – Knights of Badassdom – Top 5 Horror Comedies – Horror News Radio

Posted in Articles, Featured Items, Horror News Radio, Podcasts by - Feb 28, 2014
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Knights of Badassdom (2014) from director Joe Lynch is a film with a troubled past, surviving struggles and hardships on its journey to VOD and DVD release. Despite its languishing release date, the film remains in the minds of fan anticipating its release. The HNR grue-crew tackle Knights to see if the film was worth the wait, to see if it lives up to the hype and the suspense.

Thomas continues the theme with the Top Horror Comedies of the week talking about Gremlins, a comedic Leatherface and the always brilliant Tom Atkins. Doc steps in to discuss the premiere showing of …

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Eps 65 – Prince of Darkness (1987) – Top 5 Apocalyptic Films – Monster Movie Podcast

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Join us this week as we follow Donald Pleasence and Victor Wong on a metaphysical journey that will question our beliefs, our perception of reality and what is…evil. We are covering John Carpenter’s Prince of Darkness on episode 65 of the Monster Movie Podcast.

Throughout 2014, Raleigh, North Carolina horror host Ormon Grimsby is bringing a classic film from the Eighties straight the Doc Rotten’s door. This month, Ormon and Doc are revisiting the second film in Carpenter’s apocalyptic trilogy, Prince of Darkness.

“This is not a dream… not a dream. We are using your brain’s electrical system as a receiver. We …

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Eps 46 – Robocop – Top 5 Horror Remakes – Horror News Radio

Posted in Articles, Featured Items, Horror News Radio, Podcasts by - Feb 21, 2014
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Robocop (2014) revisits the territory blazed by Paul Verhoeven in the 1987 original film, except watered down for a PG-13 audience. To be fair, the remake is geared more as a straight-laced action flick with heavy sci-fi overtones and one singularly frightening scene of extraordinary body-horror. What will the grue-crew think?

Thomas continues the theme with the Top 5 of the Week bringing his Top 5 Under Appreciated Remakes featuring films like Little Shop of Horrors, Dawn of the Dead and 12 Monkeys. Wait. What? Yup, it’s a remake.

Co-hosts Doc Rotten, Santos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr., Dave Dreher and Thomas Mariani also tackle the “What You Have Been Watching” segment for …

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