Reviews of DISAPPEARANCE AT CLIFTON HILL and GIRL ON THE THIRD FLOOR on Gruesome Magazine 105

This week, the Grue-Crew review a pair of films where the past catches up with the leads to terrify and haunt them. The first film this week, DISAPPEARANCE AT CLIFTON HILL from director Albert Shin, follows a young woman returning home only to discover “the truth can be deceiving.” The second film, GIRL ON THE THIRD FLOOR from director Travis Stevens, features Phil (C.M. Punk) Brooks facing not only his own demons but those hidden in his new home.

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 105
DISAPPEARANCE AT CLIFTON HILL – GIRL ON THE THIRD FLOOR

DISAPPEARANCE AT CLIFTON HILL

Follows a troubled young woman returning to her hometown of Niagara Falls, where the memory of a long-ago kidnapping quickly ensnares her.

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Disappearance at Clifton Hall movie poster CR: IFC Midnight
  • Director: Albert Shin
  • Cast: Tuppence Middleton, Hannah Gross, Marie-Josée Croze, Eric Johnson, Andy McQueen, and David Cronenberg

Release: Coming to VOD platforms on February 28th, 2020

GIRL ON THE THIRD FLOOR

Don Koch tries to renovate a rundown mansion with a sordid history for his growing family, only to learn that the house has other plans.

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  • Director: Travis Stevens
  • Cast: C.M. Punk (as Phil Brooks), Trieste Kelly Dunn, Sarah Brooks

Release: Available on NETFLIX, 2/22/2020

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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.