Gruesome Reviews

[Review] Bright (2017): A Misguided Ugly Attempt at Fantasy Worldbuilding by Thomas Mariani

Will Smith reunites with David Ayer to create Netflix’s first “blockbuster” original, Bright (2017). With a $90M estimated budget, the fantasy horror cop thriller is a bold move for the streaming company. The film also features Joel Edgerton, Noomi Rapace, Edgar Ramirez, and Lucy Fry in key roles. Set in an alternate universe where man […]

Gruesome Podcasts Horror News Radio

[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 […]

Gruesome Reviews

“Victor Frankenstein” (2015) – A Cobbled Together Creature

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein  has been reinterpreted countless times.  Just in terms of cinema, the tale of man playing God has been adapted endlessly  since the Thomas Edison produced short silent film version in 1910. Now over 100 years later, we have  Victor Frankenstein, a 21st century revamp of the iconic tale from director Paul McGuigan […]

Gruesome Trailers

[Trailer] Victor Frankenstein (2015)

Here is it, Grue-Believers! 20th Century FOX has finally released the trailer for the upcoming Thanksgiving genre release VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN. The film promises to take a different approach to the Frankenstein tale focusing on the relationship between Victor Frankenstein (James McAvoy) and Igor Strausman (Daniel Radcliffe). The trailer seems to balance the horror with humor […]