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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[Review] THE KINDRED (2021, Vertical) A Haunting Psychological Thriller

Tonight, on Gruesome Magazine episode 291, the Grue-Crew review THE KINDRED (2021, Vertical). Doc Rotten from Horror News Radio, Jeff Mohr from Decades of Horror: The Classic Era, Crystal Cleveland, the Livin6Dead6irl from Decades of Horror: 1980s, Lead News Writer at Gruesome Magazine Dave Dreher, and award-winning filmmaker Christopher G. Moore share their thoughts about […]

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[Review] FOR THE SAKE OF VICIOUS (2021, SHUDDER) Murky Mayhem Elevated By Excellent EFX

Tonight, on Gruesome Magazine episode 290, the Grue-Crew review FOR THE SAKE OF VICIOUS (2021, SHUDDER). Doc Rotten from Horror News Radio, Jeff Mohr from Decades of Horror: The Classic Era, Crystal Cleveland, the Livin6Dead6irl from Decades of Horror: 1980s, Lead News Writer at Gruesome Magazine Dave Dreher, and award-winning filmmaker Christopher G. Moore share […]

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THE BOOK OF BOBA FETT Episode 1 EASTER EGGS and DETAILS Discussion

Welcome to HEROES & DROIDS, your guide to pop culture movies and TV! This week we discuss the EASTER EGGS for… THE BOOK OF BOBA FETT (2021, Disney+) Episode 1 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 […]

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THE BOOK OF BOBA FETT (2021, Disney+) “Chapter 1: Stranger in a Strange Land” Review & Spoilers – Successfully Captures The Star Wars Spirit

Welcome to HEROES & DROIDS, your guide to pop culture movies and TV! This week we review… THE BOOK OF BOBA FETT (2021, Disney+) Episode 1 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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HAWKEYE (2021, Disney+) Episode 6 “So This Is Christmas?” Reaction & Review | Spoilers & Easter Eggs

Welcome to HEROES & DROIDS, your guide to pop culture movies and TV! This week we review… HAWKEYE (2021, Disney+) Episode 6 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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Nightmare Alley (2021) Movie Review | Hollow Yet Haunting Film Noir Triumph

On episode 480 of Horror News Radio: The Grue-Crew review… NIGHTMARE ALLEY (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 are the scariest, […]

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Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021) Review, Spoilers, & Easter Eggs | Epic Adventure With Humor & Heart

Welcome to HEROES & DROIDS, your guide to pop culture movies and TV! This week we review… SPIDER-MAN NO WAY HOME (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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HAWKEYE (2021, Disney+) Episode 5 “Ronin” Reaction & Review | Spoilers & Easter Eggs

Welcome to HEROES & DROIDS, your guide to pop culture movies and TV! This week we review… HAWKEYE (2021, Disney+) Episode 5 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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HAWKEYE (2021, Disney+) Episode 4 “Partners, Am I Right?” Reaction & Review | Spoilers & Easter Eggs

Welcome to HEROES & DROIDS, your guide to pop culture movies and TV! This week we review… HAWKEYE (2021, Disney+) Episode 4 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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[Review] DEATH VALLEY (2021, SHUDDER) Grisly Monster Designs Struggle to Salvage Messy Feature

Tonight, on Gruesome Magazine episode 289, the Grue-Crew review DEATH VALLEY (2021, SHUDDER). Doc Rotten from Horror News Radio, Jeff Mohr from Decades of Horror: The Classic Era, Crystal Cleveland, the Livin6Dead6irl from Decades of Horror: 1980s, Lead News Writer at Gruesome Magazine Dave Dreher, and award-winning filmmaker Christopher G. Moore share their thoughts about […]

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[Review] SILENT NIGHT (2021, RLJE) Bleak Holiday Dark Comedy Horror

On episode 479 of Horror News Radio: The Grue-Crew review… SILENT NIGHT (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 are the scariest, […]

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HAWKEYE (2021, Disney+) Episodes 3 Reaction and Review

Welcome to HEROES & DROIDS, your guide to pop culture movies and TV! This week, on episode 102, we review… HAWKEYE (2021, Disney+) Episode 3 “Echoes” 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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THE ADVENT CALENDAR (2021, SHUDDER) Exceeds All Expectations, A Must-See Original

Tonight, on Gruesome Magazine episode 288, the Grue-Crew review THE ADVENT CALENDAR (2021, SHUDDER). Doc Rotten from Horror News Radio, Jeff Mohr from Decades of Horror: The Classic Era, Crystal Cleveland, the Livin6Dead6irl from Decades of Horror: 1980s, Lead News Writer at Gruesome Magazine Dave Dreher, and award-winning filmmaker Christopher G. Moore share their thoughts […]

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CHUCKY (2021, SYFY) Reaction & Review | Season 1 Episode 8 “An Affair to Dismember”

Tonight, we review CHUCKY (2021, SYFY) Season 1 Episode 8. 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, […]

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[Review] RESIDENT EVIL WELCOME TO RACCOON CITY (2021) Big Monsters, Bigger Bore

On episode 478 of Horror News Radio: The Grue-Crew review… RESIDENT EVIL WELCOME TO RACCOON CITY (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 […]