[Podcast] Top 8 Up And Coming Genre Directors – Episode 273 – Horror News Radio

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Episode 273 – Top 8 Up And Coming Genre Directors
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FEATURE TOPIC: Top 8 Up and Coming Genre Directors

  • Ari Aster – Hereditary
  • Coralie Fargeat – Revenge
  • Ryan Prows – Lowlife
  • David Bruckner – The Ritual
  • Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead – The Endless
  • Jordan Peele – Get Out
  • S. Craig Zahler – Brawl in Cell Block 99
  • John Krasinski – A Quiet Place


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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.