Reviews of Haunt – Candy Corn on Gruesome Magazine 83

This week, the Grue-Crew celebrate the haunting season with a trip to a carnival and an extreme haunted house. The first film this week, CANDY CORN from director John Hasty, features a carny who resurrects a fellow “freak” to exact revenge. The second film, HAUNT from directors Scott Beck and Bryan Woods, follows a daring group of college kids to go to the wrong extreme haunted house.

Doc Rotten from Horror News Radio. Jeff Mohr from Decades of Horror: The Classic Era. And Crystal Cleveland, the Livin6Dead6irl from Decades of Horror: 1980s 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 083
HAUNT – CANDY CORN

CANDY CORN

It’s Halloween weekend and a group of bullies are planning their annual hazing on local outcast, Jacob Atkins. When they take things too far, he’s resurrected to seek revenge against those that wronged him.

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  • Director: John Hasty
  • Cast: Tony Todd, P.J. Soles, Courtney Gains

Release: COMING TO VOD & BLU-RAY ON SEPTEMBER 17TH! from Epic Pictures.

HAUNT

On Halloween, a group of friends encounter an “extreme” haunted house that promises to feed on their darkest fears. The night turns deadly as they come to the horrifying realization that some nightmares are real.

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  • Director: Scott Beck, Bryan Woods
  • Cast: Katie Stevens, Will Brittain, Lauryn Alisa McClain

Release: Momentum Pictures will release the horror / thriller HAUNT in Theaters, On Demand and Digital September 13, 2019. HAUNT will premiere on SHUDDER on October 24, 2019.

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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.