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] SYNCHRONIC (2020) Anthony Mackie Excels in This Sci-Fi Head-scratcher

Tonight, we review SYNCHRONIC (2020, NETFLIX). 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! SYNCHRONIC (2020, […]

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BOYS FROM COUNTY HELL (2021, SHUDDER) Review – Unique Vampires Mythos Makes for a Fun Horror Comedy

Tonight, we review BOYS FROM COUNTY HELL (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 […]

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[Trailer] THE CONJURING: THE DEVIL MADE ME DO IT arrives this June in theaters and on HBOMax

The Conjuring franchise, along with The Nun and Annabelle movies, has dominated the horror box office since James Wan introduced Ed and Lorraine Warren in 2013 taking in over 1 Billion smackeroonies. Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson return this Summer with the 3rd Conjuring film directed this time by Michael Chaves. The film is set […]

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[Review] THE NEW MUTANTS (2020, HBOMAX) Nightmares, Heroes, and Bears…Oh, My…

On episode 441 of Horror News Radio: The Grue-Crew review… THE NEWS MUTANTS (2020, HBOMAX). 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, […]

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THE FALCON AND THE WINTER SOLDIER (2021) Eps 5 “Truth” Reaction and Review

Welcome to HEROES & DROIDS, your guide to pop culture movies and TV! This week we review… THE FALCON AND THE WINTER SOLDIER (2021, Disney+)Episode 5 – “Truth” 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 […]

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[Review] SPONTANEOUS (2020, Amazon Prime) A Near Perfect Film Mixing Horror, Comedy, and Drama

Tonight, we review SPONTANEOUS (2021, Amazon Prime). 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! Let’s […]

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[Review] Is SHUDDER’s THE BANISHING (2021) The Best Haunted House Horror Movie of 2021?

Tonight, we review THE BANISHING (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! THE […]

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[Review] Is JAKOB’S WIFE (2021, RLJE Films) the Best Vampire Movies of the Year?

On episode 440 of Horror News Radio: The Grue-Crew review… JAKOB’S WIFE (2021, RLJE Films). 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, […]

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THE FALCON AND THE WINTER SOLDIER (2021) Eps 4 “The Whole World is Watching” Reaction and Review

Welcome to HEROES & DROIDS, your guide to pop culture movies and TV! This week we review… THE FALCON AND THE WINTER SOLDIER (2021, Disney+)Episode 4 – “The Whole World Is Watching” On HEROES & DROIDS, we discuss pop culture about Superheroes, Sci-Fi, Disney, and Action. From Marvel to DC, from Star Wars to Star […]

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HELD (2021) Review – The Directors of ‘The Gallows’ Up Their Game with Their Unsettling Thriller

Tonight, we review HELD (2021, Magnet/Magnolia). 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! HELD (2021, […]

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THE POWER (2021, SHUDDER) Review – Spooky AF UK Ghost Story

Tonight, we review THE POWER (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! THE […]

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THE FALCON AND THE WINTER SOLDIER (2021, Disney+) Episode 3 “Power Broker” Reaction and Review

Welcome to HEROES & DROIDS, your guide to pop culture movies and TV! This week we review… THE FALCON AND THE WINTER SOLDIER (2021, Disney+)Episode 3 – “Power Broker” 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 […]

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GODZILLA VS KONG (2021, HBOMAX) Review – An Epic Battle of the Titans

On episode 438 of Horror News Radio: The Grue-Crew review… GODZILLA VS KONG (2021, HBOMAX). 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, […]

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THE FALCON AND THE WINTER SOLDIER (2021, Disney+) Eps 2 “The Star-Spangled Man” Reaction & Review

Welcome to HEROES & DROIDS, your guide to pop culture movies and TV! This week we review… THE FALCON AND THE WINTER SOLDIER (2021, Disney+)Episode 2 – “The Star-Spangled Man” 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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HORROR NEWS OF THE WEEK RETURNS – The Night House, The Suicide Squad, and Wellington Paranormal

The Horror News Radio GrueCrew discusses the new trailer for the upcoming David Bruckner film THE NIGHT HOUSE. Rebecca Hall (Godzilla vs Kong) leads the cast. The Searchlight Picture film arrives July 16, 2021, and also features Sarah Goldberg (Barry, Elementary), Vondie Curtis Hall (DIE HARD 2, EVE’S BAYOU), Evan Jonigkeit (Togetherish, Sweetbitter), and Stacy […]