Reviews of Deadtectives – Iron Sky: The Coming Race Gruesome Magazine 77

This week, the Grue-Crew take a horror-comedy break with a pair of satirical explorations of the genre. The first film this week is DEADTECTIVES from director Tony West sends up the highly popular paranormal investigation shows as a rag-tag group ends up in an actual haunted house. The second film is IRON SKY: THE COMING RACE from director Timo Vuoresola follows in the footsteps of its original 2012 film ramping up the laughs with Hitler on a T-Rex. Doc Rotten from Horror News Radio. Jeff Mohr from Decades of Horror: The Classic Era. And Crystal Cleveland, the Livin6Dead6irl share their thoughts about this week’s awesome collection of streaming horror films. Joining the crew this week is Horror News Radio co-host, Dave Dreher!

Gruesome Magazine Podcast – Episode 077


DeadTectives follows a team of hapless paranormal investigators on a reality TV series who go on a quest to Mexico’s most haunted house in the pursuit of better ratings. However, when the true dark secrets of the mansion begin to reveal themselves, the hapless presenters quickly discover that this house is no hoax. With zero ghost-hunting skills (or really any other applicable skills) the team has to figure out how to bust the ghosts and escape the house with their lives.

  • Director: Tony West
  • Cast: Martha Higareda, Chris Geere, Tina Ivlev

Release: DEADTECTIVES (2018) — available Thursday, July 18 on SHUDDER


A follow-up to the film Iron Sky (2012) in which Nazis plan to take over the world after lying dormant in a secret military base on the moon.

  • Director: Timo Vuoresola
  • Cast: Lara Rossi, Vladimir Burlakov, Kit Dale, Udo Kier, Tom Green

Release: Vertical Entertainment will release IRON SKY: THE COMING RACE in theaters and on digital / demand July 19, 2019.




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.