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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St. Agatha – Don’t Leave Home – Episode 53 – Gruesome Magazine

This week, the Grue-Crew face of a pair of religious-themed horror films, one with a priest suspected of murder and another with a nun who might just be a murderer. The first film this week is DON’T LEAVE HOME from director Michael Tully, featuring a young American artist who is approached for a commissioned sculpture […]

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Night of the Demons (1988) – Episode 144 – Decades of Horror 1980s

“Relax! I just wanna look good for the boys. You did remember to invite some cute boys to the party I hope.” scream queen Linnea Quigley’s Suzanne berates Amelia Kinkade’s Angela in the classic Eighties B-movie NIGHT OF THE DEMONS. Christopher G. Moore is joined by co-host, international cosplay queen Vanessa Thompson, to discuss one of the better […]

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Death Line aka Raw Meat (1972) – Episode 90 – Decades of Horror 1970s

“Mind the doors!” is the haunting words uttered from the cannibalistic beast that searches for food in the forgotten classic, Death Line (1972), which U.S. drive-ins projected as Raw Meat. Join your faithful Grue Crew – Doc Rotten, Chad Hunt, Bill Mulligan, and Jeff Mohr – as they travel to the abandoned “tubes” under London along […]

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IO – Blood Bound – Episode 51 – Gruesome Magazine

This week, the Grue-Crew take a look at a pair of films featuring offspring of famous Hollywood actors. The first film this week is BLOOD BOUND from director Richard LeMay, featuring a young woman targeted by a demonic cult looking to claim her soul. The second film is IO from director Jonathan Hubert, featuring a woman desperately […]

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The Most Anticipated Horror Films of 2019 and a review of Godzilla: Planet Eater on Horror News Radio 307

It is here, the episode the Grue-Believers wait all year to hear: The Most Anticipated Horror Films of 2019! Dave, Doc, Christopher, and Vanessa count down the list generated from a survey of the Grue-Crew, Patreon patrons, and Grue-Believers. Who will take the crown? The Grue-Crew also review GODZILLA: PLANET EATER the Toho anime film currently streaming on Netflix. Join […]

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Bird Box – Cold Skin – Episode 50 – Gruesome Magazine

This week, the Grue-Crew take a look at films streaming on NETFLIX and SHUDDER. The first film this week is COLD SKIN from director Xavier Gens, featuring a scientist heading to a remote island to study weather but instead discovers an inhuman race of creatures. The second film is BIRD BOX from director Susanne Bier, featuring a […]

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The Top 10 Horror Films of 2018 and a review of Escape Room on Horror News Radio Episode 306

It is here, the episode the Grue-Believers wait all year to hear: The Top 10 Horror Movies of the Year! Dave, Doc, Christopher, and Vanessa each run down their top 10 list and Jeff provides some killer stats to surprise us all. The Grue-Crew also review the first release of 2019, ESCAPE ROOM. Join Dave […]

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The Inaugural Gruesome Magazine Horror Movie Awards – Best Film Fest, Best Horror Convention, and Best Short Horror Film

Welcome to the inaugural Gruesome Magazine Horror Movie Awards, celebrating the best and most insane moments in the genre for 2018. The Grue-Crew have collected their nominations for 22 categories with six nominations for each with the exception of Best Film (10), Best Film Festival, and Best Horror Convention. In addition to the always present […]

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The Inaugural Gruesome Magazine Horror Movie Awards – Most Captivating, Innovative, Terrifying, Ferocious, and Horrifying Moments of the Year

Welcome to the inaugural Gruesome Magazine Horror Movie Awards, celebrating the best and most insane moments in the genre for 2018. The Grue-Crew have collected their nominations for 22 categories with six nominations for each with the exception of Best Film (10), Best Film Festival, and Best Horror Convention. In addition to the always present […]