Eps 90 – The Funhouse (1981) – Decades of Horror 1980s

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“Something is alive in the funhouse…something that, tonight, will turn the funhouse into a carnival of terror!” – the tagline for Tobe Hooper’s THE FUNHOUSE promises a nightmare of horror and delivers, mostly, featuring “Gunther” make-up designed by Rick Baker and executed by Craig Reardon. Let the fun begin! Thomas Mariani, Doc Rotten and Christopher G. Moore tackle another gruesome horror film from the 1980s.

Decades of Horror 1980s
Episode 90 – The Funhouse (1981)

Tobe Hooper returns to the director’s chair for the latest horror classic examined by the Grue-crew for Decades of Horror 1980s. This film leads his career directly into Poltergeist …

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Eps 007 – The Similars – Wreak Havoc Horror Film Festival with Sammie Cassell – HNR Extra

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This week Joseph Perry chimes in from across the globe, South Korea to be exact. Mr. Perry is excited to share his thoughts with the HNR Extra listeners on a number of films he caught at the recent Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival. This week dives into another brilliant Sci-Fi/Horror film THE SIMILARS from director Isaac Ezban. Check out this HNR Extra to get the behind the scenes info on BiFan along with Joseph’s review of this terrific film.

Sammie Cassell returns to HNR Extra to discuss the films appearing at the second annual WREAK HAVOC HORROR FILM FESTIVAL in Greensboro, North Carolina. …

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My Roanoke Nightmare – Chapter 2 – American Horror Story Fan Podcast – Season 6 Episode 2

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Matt struggles with reality while discovering “Oh, I feel sick to my stomach. I didn’t think it could get any worse. Then it did.” The Millers, along with Sister-in-Law Lee, face horror after horror this episode as burning pig effigies and little girl ghosties plague their nightmares. And that’s not the worst they have to face. Doc Rotten, Dave Dreher and Derek Tatum recap and review the latest episode of American Horror Story: Roanoke with Chapter Two. The format continues to impress and the speculation begins to grow. And where in the world is missing co-host Christopher G. Moore?

Welcome to The …

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Eps 181 – Blair Witch (2016) – Horror News Radio

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The surprise sequel of the year, Blair Witch, landed in theaters this weekend taking the second spot at the box office. The  film from Adam Wingard and Simon Barrett, originally announced as The Woods, was revealed at Comic Con this past Spring to be a direct follow up to the granddaddy of all found footage films, The Blair Witch Project. While the initial buzz was extremely positive, the reaction from most of the grue-crew is decidedly less so. One review is powerfully negative, the reviewer gives the film a whopping zero out of five. Oh, man, the heat is on.

Thomas delivers …

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Eps 006 – Creepy – Fear the Walking Dead – HNR Extra

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This week Joseph Perry chimes in from across the globe, South Korea to be exact. Mr. Perry is excited to share his thoughts with the HNR Extra listeners on a number of films he caught at the recent Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival. This week dives into another brilliant Asian modern horror classic with the film CREEPY from acclaimed director Kiyoshi Kurosawa. Check out this HNR Extra to get the behind the scenes info on BiFan along with Joseph’s review of this terrific film.

Next up this week is the first in a series of conversations about Horror On TV. Joey Fittos, from …

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My Roanoke Nightmare – Chapter 1 – American Horror Story Fan Podcast – Season 6 Episode 1

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The sixth season of American Horror Story is here! Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk pulled a fast one on AHS fans by refusing to reveal the theme of this season, right up to the very premiere of Season 6 Episode 1. What we found as we tuned in 10:00 PM Wednesday, September 14, 2016 was a brand new format and a slower pace. Murphy and Falchuk introduce a couple who have moved into a potentially haunted house in North Carolina. Matt and Shelby are interviewed talking head style played by Andre Holland and Lily Rabe. Meanwhile, the reenactments feature Cuba Gooding Jr. …

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Eps 180 – The Neighbor (2016) – The Disappointments Room (2016) – Horror News Radio

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The Grue-crew follow director Marcus Dunstan and writer Patrick Melton across the yard to visit The Neighbor, the latest feature from the team behind The Collector and The Collection. This go around Josh Stewart faces the horrors of Bill Engvall as the evil next door. Alex Essoe co-stars as Stewart’s love interest and Luke Edwards is one of Engvall’s disturbed offspring. The film is currently available on DVD and VOD.

After a summer of huge horror hits, The Disappointments Room sneaks into theaters this past weekend. By Sunday it pulled a “Morgan” flopping at the box office in a major way. …

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Eps 179 – Yoga Hosers (2016) – Morgan (2016) – DragonCon (2016) – Horror News Radio

Posted in Articles, Featured Items, Horror News Radio, Podcasts by - Sep 09, 2016
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The Grue-crew have been transformed. The Black Saint, Thomas Mariani and Doc Rotten – along with Decades of Horror friends Bill Mulligan and award-winning director Christopher G. Moore made their way to Dragon Con 2016 to participate on a number of the panels scattered throughout the Horror Track. Aside from Christopher G. Moore, a frequent Con goer who covered DragonCon 2015 for HNR and the Hannibal Fan Podcast, it was the first trip for the rest of us. Tonight, the crew share their journey.

Thomas steps in to give his thoughts on the latest genre bending flick from director Kevin Smith, the head-scratching …

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Eps 89 – Jason Lives: Friday The 13th Part VI (1986) – Decades of Horror 1980s

Posted in Articles, Featured Items, Monster Movie, Podcasts by - Sep 01, 2016
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“Some folks have a strange idea of entertainment.” – For Tom McLoughlin’s installment of the F13 franchise, Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI, Bob Larkin takes the role of Martin the Caretaker, replacing Crazy Ralph and providing a series of great lines such as this. The witty script sets the tone for a lively installment in the series that is far more self aware than previous F13 films. Let the fun begin! Thomas Mariani, Doc Rotten and Christopher G. Moore tackle another gruesome horror film from the 1980s. Let’s welcome the biggest Jason fan of the Grue-crew from Horror News Radio, Dave …

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Eps 178 – Don’t Breathe (2016) – Horror News Radio

Posted in Articles, Featured Items, Horror News Radio, Podcasts by - Sep 01, 2016
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The number one movie in theaters this weekend (August 28, 2016) is DON’T BREATHE, the horror film from director Fede Alverez (Evil Dead). The Grue-crew are on hand to discuss their reaction to the tense thriller from Ghost House Pictures featuring Stephen Lang, Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette and Daniel Zovatto. They dive into the elements that work, the surprises that shock and the zingers that make Thomas question what the hell is wrong with Doc. Ha! Fun times!

Doc steps in to announce the Horror News of the Week discussing a variety of items about the final reveal of the Rings trailer, the tease …

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