[REVIEW] I.S.S. (2024, Bleecker Street Media) Tense, Fast-Paced, Sci-Fi B-Movie Shenanigans

The Grue-Crew review I.S.S. (2024, Bleecker Street Media) on Gruesome Magazine episode 506. 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!

I.S.S. (2024, Bleecker Street Media)

Synopsis: Tensions flare in the near future aboard the International Space Station as a conflict breaks out on Earth. Reeling, the U.S. and Russian astronauts receive orders from the ground: take control of the station by any means necessary.

  • Available in theaters beginning on January 19, 2024
  • Directed by: Gabriela Cowperthwaite
  • Written by: Nick Shafir
  • Cast: Ariana DeBose as Dr. Kira Foster, Chris Messina as Gordon Barrett, John Gallagher Jr. as Christian Campbell, Masha Mashkova as Weronika Vetrov, Costa Ronin as Nicholai Pulov, and Pilou Asbæk as Alexey Pulov


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.