[Review] Happy Death Day (2017) – by Doc Rotten

Blumhouse returns with another horror film for the 2017 haunt season with Happy Death Day (2017). As the trailers promise, the film from director Christopher (Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones, Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse) Landon channels a strong Groundhog Day vibe with a comedic horror spin to the rinse-and-repeat reliving of this horrific day. Doc Rotten steps in – as the resident Blumhouse fan – to review the film which is written by […]

Jamie Lee Curtis Confirmed – Laurie Strode Returns In 2018’s ‘HALLOWEEN’

In what can only be described as a major win for both Blumhouse and Universal – it has been confirmed that Jamie Lee Curtis will in deed be returning the the franchise that made her a household name in the upcoming Danny Mcbride / David Gordon Green HALLOWEEN flick that will hit theaters in a little over a year. It was announced via Twitter: Jamie Lee Curtis returns to her iconic role as Laurie Strode […]

Universal Rolls Out The Trailer And Key Art For Insidious:The Last Key

Over the course of the last few days we’ve found out some things about the much anticipated fourth chapter in the Insidious franchise.  Titled Insidious: The Last Key – it will be making it’s way to theaters on Jan. 5th, 2018. A trailer showed up this morning: Don’t have much to go on story wise but – we do know that the film is “set years before the events from the previous films and follows […]

Halloween Reboot Receives Some Unexpected News

Good old Micheal Myers – he just can’t seem to leave the horror film scene.  Rumors of another chapter in the fan-favorite franchise have been swirling for years with the previous big announcement being that Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton were going to grab the knife by the handle and give it a swing.  Well, that idea got the shaft and once again Micheal disappeared into the night.  Then – we hear the Carpenter is […]

[Podcast] Viral (2016) – Batman: The Killing Joke (2016) – Preacher Season 1 – Episode 174 – Horror News Radio

Blumhouse returns to haunt the Black Saint’s nightmares again this week with Viral. The Grue-crew dive into this apocalyptic virus-driven horror-fest from Herny Joost andAriel Schulman. A;sp this week, the Grue-crew has two “What Have You Been Watching” segments for your listening pleasure. Ha! First up is a recap and review of the first season of AMC’s Preacher. Next up is a review of DC’s animated adaptation of Batman: The Killing Joke. Dave Dreher launches into […]

“Hush” (2016): A Character Driven Thriller That Packs a Punch

This is a Thug review of the Mike Flanagan directed feature Hush, currently available on Netflix. As you all know, the Thug likes to spoil his readers so consider yourself warned. The last few films I have reviewed for Gruesome Magazine have been painful to watch and hopefully you all appreciate the Thug for taking one for the team and saving you some valuable time. With that in mind, I went into Hush not expecting […]

[Trailer] “Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension” (2015)

As horror fans head to the theaters to see either Crimson Peak or Goosebumps, Paramount Pictures looks to remind everyone that the popular franchise Paranormal Activity is returning to scare us all once again this Halloween with Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension by releasing the final trailer for its October 23, 2015 theatrical release. Being promoted as the closing chapter of the Paranormal Activity story, The Ghost Dimension from director Gregory Plotkin sports a new […]

[Film Review] “The Green Inferno” (2015): Roth Can’t Stoke the Fire

Eli Roth is in the business of shock value. Cabin Fever made an initial splash because of its sudden jolt of sexually themed skin crawling gore, splicing in non sequitur bits of comedy and dude bro characters that allow audiences to lack sympathy for the characters when they meet their fates. The same goes for his torture porn heavy actions of Roth’s two Hostel films, though he clearly added a classicism bent of the wealth gap to give the film […]