[Podcast] Our House – How It Ends – Ouija Seance: The Final Game – Episode 29 – Gruesome Magazine

This week, the Grue-Crew face the final seance, survive the apocalypse and conjure the spirits of the dead. First up is the ghostly feature Ouija Seance: The Final Game  from director Andrea Mugnaini, featuring Andrea Fachinetti in the lead role. The second film,  How It Ends  from director David M. Rosenthal, the unlikely pairing of Theo James and Forest Whitaker must trek across the country during a mysterious “apocalypse” to save someone dear to them. Rounding out the show is the spooky film  Our House  from director Anthony Scott Burns where Thomas Mann’s character creates a device that allow the living to speak with the dead – with horrifying results. The hunt is on for the diamond in the rough. Doc Rotten from Horror News Radio and Jeff Mohr from Decades of Horror: The Classic Era are joined by Rafe Telsch and Vanessa Thompson.  

Gruesome Magazine Podcast – Episode 029
Our House – How It Ends – Ouija Seance: The Final Game


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Sarah and her friends decide to spend the weekend at an old villa Sarah mysteriously inherited. After finding an Ouija Board in the attic, Sarah and her friends unknowingly awaken an evil force connected to the villa’s hidden secrets. To fight the unimaginable horror they will have to face their darkest fears and worst nightmares.

“The villa looks great.” – Vanessa

“The caretaker was fun to watch.” – Jeff

“It’s as dull as a plank of wood.” – Doc

Director: Andrea Mugnaini
Cast: Katharina Sporrer, Gianfranco Quero, Alan Cappelli Goetz, Holly Louise Mumford, Andrea Fachinetti

Release: Ouija Seance: The Final Game is on VOD 7/3/18 and 8/3/18 on DVD.


When a mysterious disaster turns the country into a war zone, a young lawyer heads west with his future father-in-law to find his pregnant fiancée.

“The palpable tension and suspense are really fantastic. The interactions between the characters, as different as they are and being thrown together in this situation with a common goal, really work.” – Rafe

“I really liked Grace Dove as Ricki, the Native American, female, grease monkey they pick up along the way…” – Jeff

“I really liked the interaction between the two of them [Theo James, Forest Whitaker]. They were not compatible in any way but, by halfway through the journey, they started bonding and that was fun to watch.” – Doc

Director: David M. Rosenthal
Cast: Theo James, Forest Whitaker, Kat Graham, Grace Dove

Release: July 15, 2018, on Netflix


A young genius accidentally invents a device that amplifies the paranormal activity within his family’s house, possibly bringing back the spirits of loved ones, and unleashing things far worse.

“Kate Moyer, as Becca, the little girl, owns this movie.” – Rafe

“I thought this was well done: good script, good direction, and I really loved the acting.” – Jeff

“I really enjoyed this film quite a bit. I had a good time. I recommend it.” – Doc

Director: Anthony Scott Burns (Based on film Ghost From The Machine 2010)
Cast: Thomas Mann, Nicola Peltz, Percy Hynes White, Kate Moyer, Robert B. Kennedy

Release: IFC Midnight, July 27, 2018

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.