[Review] A HAUNTING IN VENICE (2023, Hulu) A Suspenseful, Creepy Whodunnit

The Grue-Crew review A HAUNTING IN VENICE (2023, Hulu) on Gruesome Magazine episode 489. 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!


Synopsis: In post-World War II Venice, Poirot, now retired and living in his own exile, reluctantly attends a seance. But when one of the guests is murdered, it is up to the former detective to once again uncover the killer.

  • Available Streaming on Hulu beginning October 31, 2023
  • Directed by: Kenneth Branagh
  • Written by: Michael Green
  • Based on the novel “Hallowe’en Party” by: Agatha Christie
  • Cast: Kenneth Branagh, Tina Fey, Kelly Reilly, Jude Hill, Jamie Dornan, Camille Cottin, Emma Laird, Michelle Yeoh, Richardo Scamarcio, Kyle Allen, Ali Khan


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.