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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Reviews of Trespassers – Luz on Gruesome Magazine 76

This week, the Grue-Crew explore an experimental possession and a twist-filled home invasion. The first film this week is LUZ from director Tilman Singer follows a young female cab driver who is pursued relentlessly by an evil spirit. The second film is TRESPASSERS from director Orson Oblowitz follows a pair of couples to a remote […]

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From the Producers of Mandy – Daniel Isn’t Real Teaser Premiere at Comic-Con July 20th

Director Adam Egypt Mortimer (Some Kind of Hate) recently debuted his horror film DANIEL ISN’T REAL at this year’s SXSW Film Festival. At which, the film generated some exciting buzz. Now, as SDCC approaches and horror movies are all the rage (hurray!), the director will attend the “Bold Voices of Contemporary Horror” panel where he […]

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Reviews of Culture Shock – They’re Inside on Gruesome Magazine 75

This week, the Grue-Crew face fears of xenophobia and home invasion as the world around us becomes more and more dangerous. The first film this week is CULTURE SHOCK from director Gigi Saul Guerrero follows a pregnant Mexican woman who will do anything to capture the American Dream – until it turns into a nightmare. […]

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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 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, […]