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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Horror Comedy “Extra Ordinary” Promises a Hell of a Time

Cranked Up Films has shared the trailer for EXTRA ORDINARY, a horror comedy from Ireland landing in US theaters this Fall. In the film, from directors Mike Ahern and Enda Loughman, “a lonely driving instructor” named Rose is cursed with supernatural abilities…you might say, she sees “dead people.” She must use her “gifts” to save […]

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Review of Midsommar on Horror News Radio 332

This week on Horror News Radio: Samuel L Jackson is Chris Rock’s Dad in the next SAW…,The Soska Sisters bring RABID to Frightfest…,…and the Grue-Crew review… MIDSOMMAR This is HORROR NEWS RADIO, the official GRUESOME MAGAZINE podcast. Back with Doc Rotten once again are the scariest, goriest, bloodiest co-hosts on the ‘Net. Dave Dreher, the […]

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Review of Annabelle Comes Home on Horror News Radio 331

This week on Horror News Radio: Paul Rudd joins a fan favorite franchise, Pinhead, Mogwai, and Grant Wilson return to TV, …and the Grue-Crew review… ANNABELLE COMES HOME This is HORROR NEWS RADIO, the official GRUESOME MAGAZINE podcast. Back with Doc Rotten once again are the scariest, goriest, bloodiest co-hosts on the ‘Net. Dave Dreher, […]

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Fantasia International Film Festival Drops an Impressive Lineup for 2019

Long-running Montreal genre festival to host World Premieres of MYSTERY OF THE NIGHT, BLOOD ON HER NAME, STARE, 1BR, and THE DEEPER YOU DIG; as well as special live appearances from producer Edward R. Pressman, director Ted Kotcheff, and horror host Joe Bob Briggs 27 June 2019, Montreal, Canada – With today’s final wave of […]

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Review of Child’s Play on Horror News Radio 330

This week on Horror News Radio: This is HORROR NEWS RADIO, the official GRUESOME MAGAZINE podcast. Back with Doc Rotten once again are the scariest, goriest, bloodiest co-hosts on the ‘Net. Dave Dreher, the lead news writer at Gruesome Magazine. And award-winning filmmaker and host of Decades of Horror 1980s, Christopher G. Moore. And Podcasting […]

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Reviews of Deadsight – Hagazussa on Gruesome Magazine 73

This week, the Grue-Crew overcome potentially crippling emotions brought on by horrific apocalyptic events, both global and personal. The first film this week is DEADSIGHT from director Jesse Thomas Cook follows two distraught individuals on the brink of the apocalypse; one is a nearly blind fugitive, the other is a very pregnant police officer. The […]