I am your host Doc Rotten and this is HORROR NEWS RADIO, the official GRUESOME MAGAZINE podcast. Back with me again are the scariest, goriest, bloodiest co-hosts on the ‘Net.

July thru Dec, of course…

Joining me tonight are:

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


07/23 – OLD

Synopsis: A thriller about a family on a tropical holiday who discover that the secluded beach where they are relaxing for a few hours is somehow causing them to age rapidly reducing their entire lives into a single day.
Director: M. Night Shyamalan
Writer: M. Night Shyamalan, Pierre-Oscar Levy, Frederick Peeters
Cast: Rufus Sewell, Alex Wolff, Abbey Lee, Eliza Scanlen, Embeth Davidtz, Vicky Krieps

08/13 – DON’T BREATHE 2

Synopsis: The sequel is set in the years following the initial deadly home invasion, where Norman Nordstrom (Stephen Lang) lives in quiet solace until his past sins catch up to him.
Director: Rodo Sayagues
Writer: Fede Alverez, Rodo Sayagues
Cast: Stephen Lang, Bobby Schofield, Rocci Williams, Stephanie Arcila

08/20 – DEMONIC

Synopsis: A young woman unleashes terrifying demons when supernatural forces at the root of a decades-old rift between mother and daughter are ruthlessly revealed.
Director: Neill Blomkamp
Writer: Neill Blomkamp
Cast: Carly Pope, Terry Chen, Chris William Martin, Nathalie Boltt, Michael J. Rogers

08/27 – CANDYMAN

Synopsis: A “spiritual sequel” to the horror film Candyman (1992) that returns to the now-gentrified Chicago neighborhood where the legend began.
Director: Nia DaCosta
Writer: Nia DaCosta, Jordan Peele, Win Rosenfeld
Cast: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Teyonah Parris, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Colman Domingo, Kyle Kaminsky, Vanessa Williams, Tony Todd (?)


Synopsis: Original horror thriller from director James Wan.
Director: James Wan
Writer: Jam Wan, Ingrid Bisu, Akela Cooper
Cast: Annabelle Wallis, Maddie Hasson, George Young,


Synopsis: The saga of Michael Myers and Laurie Strode continues in the next thrilling chapter of the Halloween series.

Director: David Gordon Green
Writer: David Gordon Green, Danny McBride, Scott Teems
Cast: Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, Kyle Richards, Anthony Michael Hall, Dylan Arnold, Nick Castle


Synopsis: A young girl, passionate about fashion design, is mysteriously able to enter the 1960s where she encounters her idol, a dazzling wannabe singer. But 1960s London is not what it seems, and time seems to fall apart with shady consequences.
Director: Edgar Wright
Writer: Edgar Wright, Krysty Wilson-Cairns
Cast: Anya Taylor-Joy, Thomasin McKensie, Jessie Mei Li, Diana Rigg, Matt Smith, Terence Stamp, Rita Tushingham, James & Oliver Phelps

10/29 – ANTLERS

Synopsis: In an isolated Oregon town, a middle-school teacher and her sheriff brother become embroiled with her enigmatic student, whose dark secrets lead to terrifying encounters with a legendary ancestral creature who came before them.
Director: Scott Cooper
Writer: Henry Chaisson, Nick Antosca, Scoot Cooper
Cast: Keri Russell, Jesse Plemons, Jeremy T. Thomas, Graham Greene, Amy Madigan, Scott Haze, Rory Cochrane


Synopsis: When a single mom and her two kids arrive in a small town, they begin to discover their connection to the original Ghostbusters and the secret legacy their grandfather left behind.
Director: Jason Reitman
Writer: Gil Kenan, Jason Reitman
Cast: Finn Wolfhard, Mckenna Grace, Carrie Coon, Paul Rudd
Featuring: Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver, Dan Akroyd, Ernie Hudson, Annie Potts

11/26 – RESIDENT EVIL: Welcome to Raccoon City

Synopsis: Set in 1998, this ‘Resident Evil’ origin story explains the secrets of the Spencer Mansion and Raccoon City.
Director: Johannes Roberts
Writer: Johannes Roberts
Cast: Kaya Scodelario, Robbie Amell, Hannah John-Kamen, Neal McDonough, Tom Hopper, Avan Jogia, Donal Logue, Lily Gao

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.