HNR Review of Knives Out

On this episode of Horror News Radio:

  • The Grue-Crew review… KNIVES OUT.

This is HORROR NEWS RADIO, the official GRUESOME MAGAZINE podcast. Back with Doc Rotten once again are the scariest, goriest, bloodiest co-hosts on the ‘Net.

  • Dave Dreher, the lead news writer at Gruesome Magazine.
  • Award-winning filmmaker Christopher G. Moore.
  • Podcasting Rock Star & International Cosplay Queen, Vanessa Thompson.


A detective investigates the death of a patriarch of an eccentric, combative family.


Director: Rian Johnson

  • Daniel Craig … Benoit Blanc
  • Chris Evans … Ransom Drysdale
  • Ana de Armas … Marta Cabrera
  • Jamie Lee Curtis … Linda Drysdale
  • Michael Shannon … Walt Thrombey
  • Don Johnson … Richard Drysdale
  • Toni Collette … Joni Thrombey
  • LaKeith Stanfield … Lieutenant Elliott
  • Christopher Plummer … Harlan Thrombey
  • Katherine Langford … Meg Thrombey
  • Jaeden Martell … Jacob Thrombey
  • Riki Lindhome … Donna Thrombey
  • Edi Patterson … Fran
  • Frank Oz … Alan Stevens
  • K Callan … Greatnana Wanetta


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.