The Head Hunter – The Haunting of Sharon Tate – Episode 60 – Gruesome Magazine

This week, the Grue-Crew go back in time to the late sixties to face Helter Skelter and to the 5th century to shoves some heads onto some spikes. The first film this week is THE HAUNTING OF SHARON TATE from director Daniel Farrands where a young Hollywood starlet (Hilary Duff as Sharon Tate) has nightmarish premonitions about her own demise. The second film is THE HEAD HUNTER from director Jordan Downey which follows a medieval hunter of the supernatural as he nears his quest of defeating the beast that slaughtered his daughter. Doc Rotten from Horror News Radio and Jeff Mohr from Decades of Horror: The Classic Era — and introducing Crystal Cleveland, the Living Dead Girl, as they share their thoughts about this week’s awesome collection of streaming horror films.

Gruesome Magazine Podcast – Episode 060


Based on one of Hollywood’s most chilling murder cases, this spellbinding thriller follows 26-year-old actress Sharon Tate (Hilary Duff), a rising star about to have her first baby with her husband, director Roman Polanski. Plagued by terrifying premonitions, Sharon sees her worst nightmares come to life with the appearance of Charles Manson and his deadly cult.


Director: Daniel Farrands (The Amityville Murders, Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy)
Cast: Hilary Duff (“Younger”, “Lizzie McGuire”), Jonathan Bennett (“Big Brother: Celebrity Edition,” “Awkward,” Mean Girls), and Lydia Hearst (“Z Nation”, “South of Hell,” #Horror)

Release: Saban Films will release the thriller THE HAUNTING OF SHARON TATE in theaters and on demand April 5, 2019.


A medieval warrior’s gruesome collection of heads is missing only one – the monster that killed his daughter years ago.


Director: Jordan Downey
Cast: Christopher Rygh, Cora Kaufman

Release: IN THEATERS & ON VOD APRIL 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.