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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[Podcast] Spectre – Episode 136 – Horror News Radio

Director Sam Mendes continues his exploration of the 007 cinematic universe with Spectre as James Bond is given a mission to take out the mysterious killer named  Oberhauser. All the favorites are back, Moneypenny, Q and M while the criminal organization “Spectre” takes the forefront including Christoph Waltz and  Dave Bautista as key – and […]

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Room Service — Hotel Episode 5 — The American Horror Story Fan Podcast

For the fifth  episode of Hotel, Room Service, the story concentrates on Alex Lowe, Iris and Liz Taylor. Both Alex and Iris handle  their “transformation” due to the virus in vastly different ways. One tries to save a child, the other succumbs to the hunger. Both end bloody. Ryan Murphy treats AHS fans to the […]

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[Podcast] Ash vs the Evil Dead — Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse — Episode 135 – Horror News Radio

After  years of horror movie fans demanding that Sam Raimi and Bruce Campbell return to the Evil Dead franchise, fan-favorites characters and Deadites return – but this time to the small screen – with the coming of Ash vs the Evil Dead available for 10 weekly episodes on Starz. Can the demented duo recapture lightning […]

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Devil’s Night — Hotel Episode 4 — The American Horror Story Fan Podcast

For the fourth  episode of Hotel, Devil’s Night, the story concentrates on John and Alex Lowe. We follow Alex as she examines her long lost son, Holden, only to encounter The Countess who has an offer she can’t refuse. John, on the other hand, receives and invitation to James March’s Halloween celebration, Devil’s Night. Oh, […]

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“Indigenous” (2015) attacks on December 8th from Momentum Pictures

A promising new monster flick called Indigenous lands on VOD December 8, 2015 from Momentum Pictures. The creature feature is from director Alastair Orr and features Zachary Soetenga, Lindsey McKeon, Sofia Pernas, Pierson Fode and Jamie Anderson. The story follows a circle of friends from Los Angeles vacationing in Panama where they encounter a legendary […]

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[Podcast] Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension – The Last Witch Hunter – The Walking Dead – Episode 134 – Horror News Radio

The found-footage October favorite Paranormal Activity returns to theaters this past weekend with Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension, adding 3D to the mix to liven up the supernatural offerings. Seriously, this looks to be the perfect cinematic cocktail for HNR host Doc Rotten. But, something horrible happens, the unspeakable – the film sucks beyond belief. […]

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Drafthouse Films Announces “The World of Kanako” release date, trailer and poster

Drafthouse Films are bringing the visceral cinematic treat The World of Kanako to VOD (Amazon, iTunes, Vimeo and more) on December 4, 2015 with a DVD and Blu-ray release scheduled for early 2016. Director  Tetsuya Nakashima who is responsible for films such as Confessions (Kokuhaku) and Kamikaze Girls (Shimotsuma monogatari) is receiving praise for his […]

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Mommy — Hotel Episode 3 — The American Horror Story Fan Podcast

For the third  episode of Hotel, Mommy, The Countess sets her eyes on Will Drake’s fortune while her boy-toy, Tristan, would like to see him dead – Will Drake must die. Ramona Royale makes the scene as a 70’s Blacksploitation star turned blood sucking beast out for revenge. Oh, my! All this an more… Welcome […]

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“Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension” (2015): Lacks Spirit, Originality and Enthusiasm

The latest in the found-footage supernatural franchise, Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension, presented in 3D no less, is a frustrating, lackluster entry into the series, shepherding the story off into its supposed final chapter with a dreadful, groan-worthy thud. It simply stinks. Damn. As a huge fan of found-footage genre, 3D films and the Paranormal […]