[Review] WE HAVE A GHOST (2023, Netflix)

The Grue-Crew review WE HAVE A GHOST (2023, NETFLIX) on Gruesome Magazine episode 412. Jeff Mohr from Decades of Horror: The Classic Era, Crystal Cleveland, the Livin6Dead6irl from Decades of Horror: 1980s, award-winning filmmaker Christopher G. Moore, lead news writer Dave Dreher, and Doc Rotten share their thoughts about this week’s frightening addition to streaming horror films.

Warning: possible spoilers after the initial impressions!


Finding a ghost named Ernest haunting their new home turns Kevin’s family into overnight social media sensations. But when Kevin and Ernest investigate the mystery of Ernest’s past, they become a target of the CIA.

  • Available streaming on NETFLIX on February 24, 2023
  • Directed by: Christopher Landon
  • Written by: Christopher Landon
  • Cast: Anthony Mackie as Frank Presley, David Harbour as Ernest, Jahi Winston as Kevin Presley, Tig Notaro as Dr. Leslie Monroe, Erica Ash as Melanie Presley, Jennifer Coolidge as Judy Romano, Faith Ford as Barbara Mangold, Niles Fitch as Fulton Presley, Isabella Russo as Joy Yoshino, Steve Coulter as Deputy Director Arnold Schipley


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.