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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IFC Films To Release the Lycanthrope Whodunnit WEREWOLVES WITHIN

IFC FILMS NABS MODERN-DAY WHODUNNIT ‘WEREWOLVES WITHIN’ STARRING SAM RICHARDSON (VEEP) AND MILANA VAYNTRUB (THIS IS US) DIRECTED BY JOSH RUBEN (SCARE ME) ENSEMBLE CAST FEATURES GEORGE BASIL, SARAH BURNS, MICHAEL CHERNUS, CATHERINE CURTIN, WAYNE DUVALL, HARVEY GUILLÉN, REBECCA HENDERSON, CHEYENNE JACKSON, AND MICHAELA WATKINS and GLENN FLESHLER NEW YORK, NY (February 25, 2021) IFC Films […]

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SAFER AT HOME (2021) Review – Preposterous Pandemic Pandemonium

Tonight, we review SAFER AT HOME (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! SAFER […]

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THE VIGIL (2021) Review – Atmospheric and Creepy, Full of Dread and Despair

On episode 429 of Horror News Radio: The Grue-Crew review… THE VIGIL (2021). Warning: possible spoilers after the initial impressions! Be sure to subscribe to the Gruesome Magazine YouTube channel to catch all the HNR episodes. And check out Patreon to see how to watch the recordings live! This is HORROR NEWS RADIO, the official […]

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WANDAVISION (2021, Disney+) Episode 7 REACTION and REVIEW “Breaking the Fourth Wall”

Welcome to HEROES & DROIDS, your guide to pop culture movies and TV! This week we review… WANDAVISION (2021, Disney+)Episode 7 – “Breaking the Fourth Wall” 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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WRONG TURN (2021) Review – The Franchise Gets A Frightening New Foundation

On episode 429 of Horror News Radio: The Grue-Crew review… WRONG TURN (2021). Warning: possible spoilers after the initial impressions! Be sure to subscribe to the Gruesome Magazine YouTube channel to catch all the HNR episodes. And check out Patreon to see how to watch the recordings live! This is HORROR NEWS RADIO, the official […]

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THE LITTLE THINGS (2021, HBO Max) Review – Killer Cast, Killer Concept, Killer Film

Tonight, we review THE LITTLE THINGS (2021, HBO Max). 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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WANDAVISION (2021, Disney+) Episode 7 – AGNES, EASTER EGGS, and STINGERS

Welcome to HEROES & DROIDS, your guide to pop culture movies and TV! Join co-hosts Doc Rotten and Christopher G. Moore for a special HOT TAKE reaction video for episode 7 of WANDAVISION (2021, Disney+). Doc and Chris dive into FULL SPOILERS discussing Agnes, Easter Eggs, and the return of the MCU Stinger! Subscribe today! […]

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SHOOK (2021, SHUDDER) Review – A Social Media Nightmare

Tonight, we review SHOOK (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! SHOOK (2021, […]

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WANDAVISION (2021, Disney+) Episode 6 REACTION and REVIEW “All-New Halloween Spooktacular!”

Welcome to HEROES & DROIDS, your guide to pop culture movies and TV! This week we review… WANDAVISION (2021, Disney+)Episode 6 – “All-New Halloween Spooktacular!” 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 […]

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Rumors and Predictions for THE MANDALORIAN SEASON 3, AHSOKA, KENOBI, GROGU, and more

The GrueCrew gather to discuss the future of THE MANDALORIAN and the extended STAR WARS Disney+ Universe. Not only do we speculate on what may happen with season 3 and with Grogu, we also discuss THE BOOK OF BOBA FETT, AHSOKA, OBI-WAN KENOBI, ANDOR, and more. Things look bright for the galaxy far far away […]

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ANTEBELLUM (2020, HULU) Review – The Horrors of the Past Return to Terrorize the Present

Tonight, we review ANTEBELLUM (2020, HULU). 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! Special guest-host […]

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WANDAVISION (2021, Disney+) Episode 6 HOT TAKE – All-New Halloween Spooktacular!

Welcome to HEROES & DROIDS, your guide to pop culture movies and TV! Join co-hosts Doc Rotten and Christopher G. Moore for a special HOT TAKE reaction video for episode 6 of WANDAVISION (2021, Disney+). Subscribe today! https://youtube.com/c/gruesomemagazine WANDAVISION (2021, Disney+) Episode 6 – “All-New Halloween Spooktacular!” On HEROES & DROIDS, we discuss pop culture […]

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INTO THE DARK: TENTACLES (2021) Review – The Blumhouse Hulu Series Returns

Tonight, we review INTO THE DARK: TENTACLES (2021, HULU). 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 […]