[Review] FESTIVAL OF THE LIVING DEAD (2024, Tubi) The Living Dead Return in Soska Sisters’ Festive Feature

The Grue-Crew review FESTIVAL OF THE LIVING DEAD (2024, Tubi) on Gruesome Magazine episode 524. 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!


While attending a festival to commemorate the original zombie attack, Ash and her friends encounter the living dead and must fight back or be devoured.

  • Available streaming on Tubi beginning on April 5, 2024
  • Directed by: Jen Soska, Sylvia Soska
  • Written by: Miriam Lyapin, Helen Marsh
  • Cast: Ashley Moore as Ash, Camren Bicondova as Iris, Gage Marsh as Kevin, Maia Jae Bastidas, Andre Anthony, Keana Lyn Bastidas, Christian Rose, Shiloh O’Reilly


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.