[Review] THANKSGIVING (2023, Tristar) Eli Roth Serves Up a Delicious Slasher Feature

The Grue-Crew review THANKSGIVING (2023, Tristar) on Gruesome Magazine episode 492. 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.

Featuring Guest Host: Brian W. Smith

Warning: possible spoilers after the initial impressions!

THANKSGIVING (2023, Tristar)

Synopsis: After a Black Friday riot ends in tragedy, a mysterious Thanksgiving-inspired killer terrorizes Plymouth, Massachusetts – the birthplace of the infamous holiday.

  • Available in Theaters on November 17, 2023
  • Directed by: Eli Roth
  • Written by: Jeff Rendell, Eli Roth
  • Cast: Patrick Dempsey as Sheriff Eric Newlon, Nell Verlaque as Jessica, Addison Rae as Gabby, Jalen Thomas Brooks as Bobby, Milo Manheim as Ryan, Rick Hoffman as Thomas Wright, Gina Gershon as Amanda Collins, Tomaso Sanelli as Evan, Gabriel Davenport as Scuba, Jenna Warren as Yulia, Karen Cliche as Kathleen


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.