The Golem – The Amityville Murders – Episode 54 – Gruesome Magazine

This week, the Grue-Crew follows a young woman who looks to an ancient, historical myth to save her village and a young man faces demons, both supernatural and of his own creation. The first film this week is THE AMITYVILLE MURDERS from director Daniel Farrands which spins a new look at the DeFeo murders. The second film is THE GOLEM  from directors Doron Paz, Yoav Paz providing a modern update to the myth of the resurrected clay monster called The Golem.    Doc Rotten and Vanessa Thompson from Horror News Radio along with Jeff Mohr from Decades of Horror: The Classic Era and Rafe Telsch share their thoughts about this week’s  awesome collection of streaming horror films.

Gruesome Magazine Podcast – Episode 054


On the night of November 13, 1974, Ronald DeFeo, Jr. took a high-powered rifle and murdered his entire family as they slept. At his trial, DeFeo claimed that “voices” in the house commanded him to kill. This is their story.


Director:   Daniel Farrands
John Robinson … Butch DeFeo
Chelsea Ricketts … Dawn DeFeo
Paul Ben-Victor … Ronnie DeFeo
Diane Franklin … Louise DeFeo
Noa Brenner … Allison DeFeo
Zane Austin … Marc DeFeo
Kue Lawrence … Jody DeFeo
Rebekah Graf … Donna Benedettio
Lainie Kazan … Nona
Burt Young … Brigante

Release: Skyline Entertainment will release the horror film THE AMITYVILLE MURDERS in Theaters, On Demand and Digital on February 8, 2019


During an outbreak of a deadly plague, a mystical woman must save her tight-knit Jewish community from foreign invaders, but the entity she conjures to protect them is a far greater evil.


Director: Doron Paz, Yoav Paz
Hani Furstenberg … Hanna
Ishai Golan … Benjamin
Brynie Furstenberg … Perla
Lenny Ravich … Horrovits (as Lenny Ravitz)
Alex Tritenko … Vladimir (as Alexey Tritenko)
Adi Kvetner ... Jacob

Release: The film will be available nationwide on VOD and in select theaters on February 5, 2019.

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.