[Podcast] The Dark Tower — 68 Kill — Episode 227 — Horror News Radio

The Grue-Crew head to Mid-world to help the Gunslinger defend  The Dark Tower (2017) from the evil Man in Black. Thomas and Doc set their eyes on a cool 68 thousand big ones for the VOD release of 68 Kill  (2017). Dave launches into the Horror News of the Week with the passing of Haruo Nakajima, the man in the Godzilla suit. He also discusses the 2 disc collector’s edition of The Dead Next Door and the upcoming remake of Death Wish from Eli Roth, featuring Bruce Willis.  Closing out the show Thomas announces the winner of last month’s Stump the Saint prize!

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Episode 227 — The Dark Tower (2017) — 68 Kill (2017)
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INTRO [00:00:38]


  1. RIP Haruo Nakajima, the original man behind Godzilla
  2. LEATHERFACE gets a green band trailer
  3. Zombie opus The Dead Next Door gets 2 disc collector’s edition Blu-ray roll out
  4. Bruce Willis – Eli Roth – Death Wish
  5. GOT Freak Out!

CONTEST [00:31:18]

SUPPORT HNR [00:33:15]


  • The Dark Tower  (2017)
  • director:  Nikolaj Arcel
  • cast: Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Taylor



  • 68 Kill  (2017)
  • director:  Trent Haaga
  • cast:  Matthew Gray Gubler, AnnaLynne McCord, Alisha Boe

STUMP THE SAINT [01:32:43]

FEEDBACK [01:35:00]

  • Thanks to Tear Out the Heart and Victory Records for use of the song Undead Anthem for the intro and outro of the HNR podcast


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Doc Rotten
Editor-In-Chief / Founder / Podcast Producer at Horror News Radio
Doc Rotten is the founder of Gruesome Magazine. He is also a film critic for Gruesome Magazine and the podcast host & producer for Horror News Radio, Monster Movie Podcast, Decades of Horror: 1970s, The American Horror Story Fan Podcast and Hannibal Fan Podcast. He is also co-host of the Dracula podcast on TV TALK and is a contributing reviewer for HorrorNews.Net and Widescreen Warrior.

Doc a lifelong fan of horror films, sci-fi flicks and monster movies first discovering Universal Monsters and Planet of the Apes as a young child in the 1970's searching out every issue of Famous Monster of Filmland (and, later, Fangoria). Favorite films include Jaws, The Car, The Birds, The Tingler, Vampire Circus and The Exorcist. Still a huge fan of horror films from the 70s, Doc continues consuming horror films to this day for the site, for the podcasts and for the fun of it all.