Review of Detective Pikachu on Horror News Radio 324

This week on Horror News Radio:

  • Pennywise returns with IT: CHAPTER 2,
  • Surprise Guests aplenty in the season finale of WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS,
  • and the Grue-Crew review… DETECTIVE PIKACHU.

This is HORROR NEWS RADIO, the official GRUESOME MAGAZINE podcast. Back with Doc Rotten once again are the scariest, goriest, bloodiest co-hosts on the ‘Net.

  • Dave Dreher, the lead news writer at Gruesome Magazine.
  • And award-winning filmmaker and host of Decades of Horror 1980s, Christopher G. Moore.
  • And Podcasting Rock Star and International Cosplay Queen, Vanessa Thompson.
  • Joining us this week: Paul Cardullo


  • NIGHT RANGER report: Vanessa shares her first Concert reporting gig for Gruesome Music


  • [TRAILER] Grandma chills our shit in the first look at IT: CHAPTER 2.
  • [TRAILER] You’re not welcome in THE LODGE
  • [TRAILER] A Russian fear fest with BABA YAGA
  • [CASTING] The plot for THE INVISIBLE MAN shines new light on the film
  • [TV] Holy Hell, check out the cameos in the finale of WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS
  • [WTF] Wait…there’s an R-Rate Gore version of TAMMY AND THE T-REX?
  • [SEQUEL] DEATHGASM 2 finally gets financing

FEATURE TOPIC: Detective Pikachu

In a world where people collect Pokémon to do battle, a boy comes across an intelligent talking Pikachu who seeks to be a detective.

  • Directors: Rob Letterman
  • Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Justice Smith, Kathryn Newton





  • Next Week on HNR: John Wick Chapter 3: Parabellum

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.