[Podcast] The Cult of Chucky (2017) – Gerald’s Game (Netflix, 2017) – Episode 236 – Horror News Radio

Special guest Sammie Cassell joins the Grue-Crew this week to review a pair of horror film playing on Netflix this October. The first of the two is the latest film in the Child’s Play series, The Cult of Chucky (2017). The second film is from director Mike Flanagan and legendary author Stephen King, Gerald’s Game (2017). Netflix is killing this season with a gaggle of genre films lining up as the channel gears up for the […]

[Podcast] Remembering the Black Saint – Episode 235 – Horror News Radio

On this special episode of HNR, the extended Grue-Crew share their memories and thoughts of Santos Ellin, Jr. (The Black Saint) who we suddenly lost on Thursday, September 21, 2017. For over 4 and a half years Santos joined Doc, Dave, & Thomas on HNR providing his views on horror films, his wit, and his laughter. Through his generosity, his spirit, and his kind heart (hidden under that gruff exterior), Santos had a profound effect on […]

[Podcast] RIP Santos Ellin Jr. – Episode 234 – Horror News Radio

It’s a somber mood for The Grue Crew this episode. Our Gruesome family received some devastating news this past week. Our brother in pods Santos “The Black Saint” Ellin Jr. passed on September 21st, 2017. A loyal host of the show since it started back in 2013, Santos was not just a fun voice and a bitter commenter. He was family. For this special episode of Horror News Radio, Doc Rotten, Dave Dreher, Thomas Mariani […]

[Podcast] Mother! (2017) – Episode 233 – Horror News Radio

Joining the Grue-Crew this week for the in-depth review of Darren Aronofsky’s Mother! is the one-and-only Caitlin Turner, the JLaw to Thomas’ Bardem. Theories and interceptions abound as the Crew and guest alike try to decipher what the hell Mr. Aronofsky was really trying to tell his audience. Woof! Doc steps in for Dave with Horror News of the Week starting off with the loss of two iconic horror greats: the terrific character actor Harry […]

[Podcast] It (2017) – Episode 232 – Horror News Radio

Director Andy Mushietti and star Bill Skarsgard have done the impossible – they’ve have delivered a kick-ass, box-office juggernaut with their remake of Stephen King’s It bringing Pennywise back to the forefront of horror fans’ collective nightmares. The Grue-Crew are joined by award-winning director Christopher G. Moore and welcome back The Black Saint to discuss the film. Christopher and Doc also share their experiences at the recent GenreBlast Film Festival. Dave launches into the Horror News […]

[Podcast] Dragon Con 2017 – Twin Peaks Finale – Episode 231 – Horror News Radio

The Grue Crew – or what’s left of them – is pretty out of it after another exhaustive weekend at DragonCon in Atlanta. Yes, the massive convention was enough to wipe out Doc Rotten, but Thomas Mariani steps in just in time along with fellow DragonCon Horror Track contributors Christopher G. Moore and Bill Mulligan! The three discuss all the panels they attended, as well as the gorgeous cosplays and drunken antics. Tales of crowded […]

[Podcast] Death Note (Netflix, 2017) – Defenders (Netflix, 2017) – Episode 230 – Horror News Radio

It’s “Netflix and chill” on HNR this week as the Grue-Crew open the Death Note adaptation from director Adam Wingard and join The Defenders along side Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist. Dave launches into the Horror News of the Week with the passing of the legendary director Tobe Hooper – a sad day for horror fans.  Closing out the show Thomas challenges Dave, Doc, and guest-host Caitlan Turner to a round of […]

[Podcast] The Bad Batch – What Happened To Monday – Episode 229 – Horror News Radio

The Black Saint and Thomas check out the latest film from Ana Lily Amirpour called The Bad Batch. Also, the entire Grue-Crew discover the mysteries of What Happened To Monday from Netflix and director Tommy Wirkola. Dave launches into the Horror News of the Week with the passing of Sonny Landham from Predator fame. He also discusses the new Punisher trailer from Netflix and teaser news about the possibility of a Dead Snow 3.  Closing […]

[Podcast] Annabelle: Creation – Episode 228 – Horror News Radio

The Grue-Crew hug their dollies tight as they witness Annabelle: Creation.  Dave launches into the Horror News of the Week with the first trailer for mother!, whispers of a Hannibal TV revival, and plans for The Munsters returning to NBC.  Closing out the show Thomas challenges The Black Saint to a double round of Stump the Saint! As always, the HNR Grue-Crew would love to hear from you, the listeners, the fans. You can always reach out via […]

[Podcast] The Dark Tower – 68 Kill – Episode 227 – Horror News Radio

The Grue-Crew head to Mid-world to help the Gunslinger defend The Dark Tower (2017) from the evil Man in Black. Thomas and Doc set their eyes on a cool 68 thousand big ones for the VOD release of 68 Kill (2017). Dave launches into the Horror News of the Week with the passing of Haruo Nakajima, the man in the Godzilla suit. He also discusses the 2 disc collector’s edition of The Dead Next Door and the […]

[Podcast] Kuso – A Ghost Story – Atomic Blonde – Episode 226 – Horror News Radio

The Grue-Crew suffer through Kuso (2017) so you don’t have to – oh, dear god, the horror. On the brighter side of horror, Thomas reviews A Ghost Story (2017) for some intellectual scares. To spice things up a bit, Thomas and Doc take a look at the theatrical release Atomic Blonde (2017) – John Wick meets James Bond with some gender bender action. Dave launches into the Horror News of the Week with a stunning […]

[Podcast] Killing Ground – Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets – Episode 225 – Horror News Radio

First up for the Grue-Crew is the slow burn into survival horror Killing Ground from writer/director Damien Power. The Grue-Crew want to love Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets but just can’t do it on pretty colors alone. Dave launches into the Horror News of the Week with the loss of the character actor John Heard and a barrage of SDCC 2017 Horror announcements.  Closing out the show Thomas and Santos participate in a battle of wits with […]

[Podcast] SDCC 2017 – Special Extra Episode – Horror News Radio

Once again, Thomas and Doc jump feet first into all the super-hero, sci-fi, and fantasy film – and some TV – news from SDCC. Joining this year is the ever-talented Chad Hunt from Decades of Horror: The  Classic Era podcast to discuss all the wonderful nuggets of nutty nonsense from WB/DC, Marvel, and more killer genre-related news from the 2017 edition of the biggest comic convention in the States. DC wows the crowd with a new […]

[Podcast] Wish Upon – War for the Planet of the Apes – Episode 224 – Horror News Radio

First up for the Grue-Crew is the unsurprisingly dull and quietly undemanding Wish Upon featuring The Conjuring‘s Joey King and Ryan Phillippe. The Grue-Crew rave about War for the Planet of the Apes praising the Matt Reeves, Andy Serkis, and the incredible achievements of Weta Digital. Dave launches into the Horror News of the Week with the devastating loss of the legendary George A. Romero and Academy Award winner Martin Landau.  Closing out the show Thomas […]

[Podcast] Castlevania – Spider-Man: Homecoming – Episode 223 – Horror News Radio

First up for the Grue-Crew is the surprising bloody and entertaining Castlevania animated original series found on Netflix. Doc and Thomas cannot let the Spider-Man: Homecoming film swing by without spinning a wondrous web around the latest Marvel film. Dave drops into the Horror News of the Week with Scream Factory’s release of The Poughkeepsie Tapes, a short horror film contest run by James Wan, and a scary discussion on “Post-Horror”.  Closing out the show Thomas […]