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.
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BLOOD RED SKY (2021, NETFLIX) Vampires on a Plane for the Win!

Tonight, we review BLOOD RED SKY (2021, NETFLIX). Doc Rotten from Horror News Radio. Jeff Mohr from Decades of Horror: The Classic Era. And Crystal Cleveland, the Livin6Dead6irl from Decades of Horror: 1980s share their thoughts about this week’s awesome collection of streaming horror films. Joining the crew is Horror News Radio co-host, Dave Dreher! […]

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KANDISHA (2021, SHUDDER) Slow Start, Epic Ending

Tonight, we review KANDISHA (2021, SHUDDER). Doc Rotten from Horror News Radio. Jeff Mohr from Decades of Horror: The Classic Era. And Crystal Cleveland, the Livin6Dead6irl from Decades of Horror: 1980s share their thoughts about this week’s awesome collection of streaming horror films. Joining the crew is Horror News Radio co-host, Dave Dreher! KANDISHA (2021, […]

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[Trailer] DEMONIC (2021) New Full Trailer Promises Innovative New Scares

DEMONIC, the upcoming sci-fi/horror film from Neill (District 9) Blomkamp, not only wants to scare the pants off us but spotlight a new cinematic technology in doing so. “The film uses a patent-pending new method of using volumetric capture (a three-dimensional video technology that turns actors into geometric objects.). The amount of volumetric capture in DEMONIC is the […]

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STAR WARS: THE BAD BATCH (2021, Disney+) Episode 12 Reaction and Review “Rescue on Ryloth”

Welcome to HEROES & DROIDS, your guide to pop culture movies and TV! This week we review… STAR WARS: THE BAD BATCH (2021, Disney+)Episode 12 – “Rescue on Ryloth” On HEROES & DROIDS, we discuss pop culture about Superheroes, Sci-Fi, Disney, and Action. From Marvel to DC, from Star Wars to Star Trek, From James […]

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FEAR STREET PART THREE: 1666 (2021, NETFLIX) Sloppy Wrap Up to A Promising Trilogy

On episode 460 of Horror News Radio: The Grue-Crew review… FEAR STREET PART THREE: 1666 (2021). Warning: possible spoilers after the initial impressions! Be sure to subscribe to the Gruesome Magazine YouTube channel to catch all the HNR episodes. This is HORROR NEWS RADIO, the official GRUESOME MAGAZINE podcast. Back with Doc Rotten once again […]

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THE CALL (2021, SHUDDER) Lin Shaye and Tobin Bell For the Win!

Tonight, we review THE CALL (2021, SHUDDER). Doc Rotten from Horror News Radio. Jeff Mohr from Decades of Horror: The Classic Era. And Crystal Cleveland, the Livin6Dead6irl from Decades of Horror: 1980s share their thoughts about this week’s awesome collection of streaming horror films. Joining the crew is Horror News Radio co-host, Dave Dreher! THE […]

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A CLASSIC HORROR STORY (2021, NETFLIX) Familiar But That’s the Point. Go For the Gore

Tonight, we review A CLASSIC HORROR STORY (2021, NETFLIX). Doc Rotten from Horror News Radio. Jeff Mohr from Decades of Horror: The Classic Era. And Crystal Cleveland, the Livin6Dead6irl from Decades of Horror: 1980s share their thoughts about this week’s awesome collection of streaming horror films. Joining the crew is Horror News Radio co-host, Dave […]

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LOKI (2021, Disney+) Episode 6 “For All Time. Always.” Review and Reaction

Welcome to HEROES & DROIDS, your guide to pop culture movies and TV! This week we review… LOKI (2021, Disney+)Episode 6 – “For All Time. Always” On HEROES & DROIDS, we discuss pop culture about Superheroes, Sci-Fi, Disney, and Action. From Marvel to DC, from Star Wars to Star Trek, From James Bond to the […]

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F9 THE FAST SAGA (2021) Deliriously Stupid and Preposterous Yet Always Entertaining

Welcome to HEROES & DROIDS, your guide to pop culture movies and TV! This week we review… F9 THE FAST SAGA (2021) On HEROES & DROIDS, we discuss pop culture about Superheroes, Sci-Fi, Disney, and Action. From Marvel to DC, from Star Wars to Star Trek, From James Bond to the Fast and the Furious, […]

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GUNPOWDER MILKSHAKE (2021, NETFLIX) Highly Entertaining and Stylized Gun-Noir Mayhem

Welcome to HEROES & DROIDS, your guide to pop culture movies and TV! This week we review… GUNPOWDER MILKSHAKE (2021, NETFLIX) On HEROES & DROIDS, we discuss pop culture about Superheroes, Sci-Fi, Disney, and Action. From Marvel to DC, from Star Wars to Star Trek, From James Bond to the Fast and the Furious, we […]

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STAR WARS: THE BAD BATCH (2021, Disney+) Episode 11 Reaction and Review ‘Devil’s Deal’

Welcome to HEROES & DROIDS, your guide to pop culture movies and TV! This week we review… STAR WARS: THE BAD BATCH (2021, Disney+)Episode 11 – “Devil’s Deal” On HEROES & DROIDS, we discuss pop culture about Superheroes, Sci-Fi, Disney, and Action. From Marvel to DC, from Star Wars to Star Trek, From James Bond […]

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GREAT WHITE (2021) Man vs Shark Thrills and Chills

Tonight, we review GREAT WHITE (2021). Doc Rotten from Horror News Radio. Jeff Mohr from Decades of Horror: The Classic Era. And Crystal Cleveland, the Livin6Dead6irl from Decades of Horror: 1980s share their thoughts about this week’s awesome collection of streaming horror films. Joining the crew is Horror News Radio co-host, Dave Dreher! GREAT WHITE(2021) […]

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THE TOMORROW WAR (2021, Amazon Prime Video) Promising Concepts, Mediocre Execution

Welcome to HEROES & DROIDS, your guide to pop culture movies and TV! This week we review… THE TOMORROW WAR (2021, Amazon Prime Video) On HEROES & DROIDS, we discuss pop culture about Superheroes, Sci-Fi, Disney, and Action. From Marvel to DC, from Star Wars to Star Trek, From James Bond to the Fast and […]

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BLACK WIDOW (2021, Marvel Studios)Natasha Gets Her Due But Is It Too Little Too Late

Welcome to HEROES & DROIDS, your guide to pop culture movies and TV! This week we review… BLACK WIDOW (2021, MARVEL STUDIOS) On HEROES & DROIDS, we discuss pop culture about Superheroes, Sci-Fi, Disney, and Action. From Marvel to DC, from Star Wars to Star Trek, From James Bond to the Fast and the Furious, […]