[Podcast] The Keep (1983) – Episode 107 – Decades Of Horror 1980s

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docrotten/MMP107-TheKeep-1983.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download“Obey me! Or I will return you to the diseased state I found you in… and then I will slay BOTH of you!” Radu Molasar (Michael Carter) warns Dr. Theodore Cuza (Ian McKellan) not to question his judgement. Or else! Why he’s suggesting he’s going to return him to his earlier state and then kill him instead of just doing the latter is up for debate. One of many […]

[Podcast] Alien 3 (1992) – Episode 14 – Decades of Horror 1990s

“In an insane world, a sane man must appear insane.” Gorlic (Paul McGann) babbles true words to Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) and Clemens (Charles Dance) just before”The Dragon” attacks. Alien 3 was to many a rather insane proposition. After the incredibly beloved Aliens, Alien 3 decides to throw out many of the beloved characters introduced there and leave its audience wallowing in a nihilistic pit. Where the main journey of Ripley is centered around a desire to die. Perhaps that’s why […]

[Podcast] Poltergeist (1982) – Episode 106 – Decades of Horror 1980s

“They’re Here.” Carol Anne Freeling (Heather O’Rourke) becomes an iconic character in the history of horror. Poltergeist sent shockwaves through audiences when it premiered 35 years ago. Taking the traditional suburban landscape and sending ghosts through it. Giving a whole generation fears of trees, TV sets and clowns. The nightmare fuel is palpable to this day, as Poltergeist still has the type of imagery that resonates. Now, Poltergeist is getting the Decades of Horror treatment, as the show celebrates its one-year anniversary with another […]

[Podcast] House (1986) – Episode 105 – Decades of Horror 1980s

“Damn! Come back from the grave and ran out of ammunition.” Big Ben (Richard Moll) laments his inability to hunt down prey. Specifically, the curly locks of Roger Cobb (William Katt). A successful writer trying to get past his recent divorce, missing child and Vietnam PTSD. Where could he possibly seek refuge from his inner demons? Why, in the House where his aunt killed herself, of course! Nothing too ominous or spooky about that. The Decades […]

[Podcast] Silence of the Lambs (1991) – Episode 11 – Decades of Horror 1990s

“A census taker once tried to test me. I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice chianti.” Dr. Hannibal “The Cannibal” Lecter (Anthony Hopkins) says the iconic line that launched a thousand parodies. 25 year – nearly to the day – after sweeping the Academy Awards, Silence of the Lambs has become a cultural touchstone that people still recognize to this day. The interplay between Dr. Lecter and Agent Claire Starling (Jodie Foster) […]

[Podcast] Night of the Living Dead (1990) – Episode 09 – Decades of Horror 1990s (W/ Tom Savini)

“They’re us. We’re them and they’re us.” Barbara (Patricia Tallman) tries to make sense of the madness in Night of the Living Dead, a 90s remake of an icon entry in the horror genre. It’s a tough task to remake a film that changed the face of horror cinema. Who could be up to that task? Only the man who helped to evolve the zombie concept following the original. Yes, Mr. Tom Savini was the man […]

[Podcast] Exorcist III (1990) – Episode 06 – Decades of Horror 1990s

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docrotten/doh90s-06-ExorcistIII.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download“It is NOT in the file. It is not!” Lt. William Kinderman (George C. Scott) isn’t having any of this as he investigates the bizarre murders that note the return of The Gemini Killer. But these killings aren’t the only returning evil in Exorcist III. Kinderman must contend with the ghosts of his past as the come to haunt and destroy the friends and family he holds dear. The irrational reigns […]

[Podcast] Scream (1996) – Episode 05 – Decades of Horror 1990s

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docrotten/DoH90s-005-Scream.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download“My Mom and Dad are gonna be so mad at me!” The squeals of Stuart (Matthew Lillard) sounded the sirens of satire and scares inherent in Wes Craven’s Scream. Celebrating it’s 20th anniversary this month, this tale of teenagers who are aware of horror film tropes changed the dwindling landscape of mainstream horror at the time of release. It also signaled more than a few flimsy copycats that tried […]

“Tombs of the Blind Dead” (1972): The Templar Knights Roam The Night in this Underrated Seventies Classic

It was in the month of April, April 10, 1972 to be exact, when writer and director Amando de Ossorio introduced the world to the creation that made him famous. This would of course be the Blind Dead. If you’ve been listening to the Decades of Horror podcast, you heard in the Blind Dead episode the discussion about not only the film but about how many varied – and occasionally butchered – cuts of the four […]

Coming Soon from Gruesome Magazine

SOMETHING INCREDIBLE IS COMING! The Grue-crew have been together since launching Horror News Radio in April, 2013. The podcast grew out of a love for horror films and podcasting with Doc Rotten and Thomas Mariani from the American Horror Story Fan Podcast & Monster Movie Podcast teaming up with The Black Saint and Dave Dreher from HorrorNews.Net. With HNR, the Grue-crew was born. Over the years, we’ve met fans and colleagues growing into a larger […]

[Podcast] The Frighteners – Episode 03 – Decades of Horror 1990s

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docrotten/doh90s-03-thefrighteners.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download“When a man’s jawbone drops off it’s time to reassess the situation,” a declaration from Judge (John Astin) that says it all. No, you’re not the only one seeing ghosts and haunted houses in your small town. So is Thomas Mariani as he brings you another trip into the horror filled decade that is the 1990s. Decades of Horror 1990s Episode 03 – The Frighteners (1996) Right at the crossroads between […]

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Grue-believers, you can now help the Grue-crew continue to provide you with the best podcasts (Horror News Radio, Decades of Horror, and American Horror Story Fan Podcast), film reviews, horror news content and more at the new GRUESOME MAGAZINE PATREON page. Through Patreon, you can help support Gruesome Magazine & the Grue-crew by becoming a verified Grue-believer. Gruesome Magazine is the culmination of the blood, sweat and fears the Grue-crew have put into Horror News Radio leading to the […]

[Podcast] Texas Chainsaw Massacre II – Episode 81 – Decades of Horror 1980s

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docrotten/MMP081-TexasChainsawMassacreII.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download“You have one choice, boy: sex or the saw. Sex is, well… nobody knows. But the saw… the saw is family.” – this dialog from Texas Chainsaw Massacre II illustrates the different take on the Sawyer family director Tobe Hooper has in mind for the sequel to grimy drive-in hit from 1974. Chop-Top joins Drayton and Leatherface as they encounter a pair ready for their blood rampage in DJ Stretch Brock […]