Reviews of “Daniel Isn’t Real” and “I See You” on Gruesome Magazine 94

This week, the Grue-Crew delves into the twisted minds of each film’s protagonist, each unsettling in their own way. The first film this week, DANIEL ISN’T REAL from director Adam Egypt Mortimer, follows a troubled you man who has to deal with an even more troubling imaginary friend. The second film, I SEE YOU from director Adam Randall, features Helen Hunt facing a strange presence within her house; once uncovered, the truth may be more frightening than the imagined.

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 94


A troubled college freshman, Luke, suffers a violent family trauma and resurrects his childhood imaginary friend Daniel to help him cope.

  • Director: Adam Egypt Mortimer
  • Cast: Miles Robbins, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Sasha Lane

Release: Samuel Goldwyn Films will release the horror/thriller DANIEL ISN’T REAL in theaters, on digital and on-demand December 6, 2019.


Strange occurrences plague a small town detective and his family as he investigates the disappearance of a young boy.

  • Director: Adam Randall
  • Cast: Helen Hunt, Jon Tenney, Judah Lewis 

Release: In Theaters Nationwide, On Digital & On Demand December 6, 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.