[Review] MISSING (2023, Sony) Plot Twists, Screen Life, and Storm Reid Make Compelling Mystery

The Grue-Crew review MISSING (2023, Sony) on Gruesome Magazine episode 399. Award-winning filmmaker Christopher G. Moore, Award-winning Screenwriter Brian W. Smith, and Doc Rotten share their thoughts about this week’s frightening addition to theatrical horror films.

Warning: possible spoilers after the initial impressions!

MISSING (2023, Sony)

After her mother goes missing, a young woman tries to find her from home, using tools available to her online.

  • Available in Theaters beginning January 20, 2023
  • Directed by: Nicholas D. Johnson, Will Merrick
  • Written by: Nicholas D. Johnson, Will Merrick, Sev Ohanian
  • Cast: Storm Reid, Nia Long, Ken Leung, Tim Griffin, Daniel Henney, Joaquim de Almeida, Amy Landecker, Megan Suri


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.