[Review] THE SUPER MARIO BROS. MOVIE (2023) Modestly Simple Pure Fun

The Grue-Crew review THE SUPER MARIO BROS. MOVIE (2023, Universal Pictures) on Gruesome Magazine episode 422. Christopher Slattery, The SLATTMAN, award-winning filmmaker Christopher G. Moore, and Doc Rotten share their thoughts about this week’s theatrical release.

Warning: possible spoilers after the initial impressions!

THE SUPER MARIO BROS. MOVIES (2023, Universal Pictures)

The story of The Super Mario Bros. on their journey through the Mushroom Kingdom.

  • Available In Theaters on April 7, 2023
  • Directed by: Aaron Horvath, Michael Jelenic, Pierre Leduc, and Fabien Polack
  • Written by: Matthew Fogel
  • Cast: Chris Pratt, Charlie Day, Jack Black, Keegan-Michael Key, Anya Taylor-Joy, Seth Rogen, Fred Armisen, Kevin Michael Richardson


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.