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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“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 […]

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[Podcast] Crimson Peak — Goosebumps — Episode 133 — Horror News Radio

Guillermo del Toro returns to theaters with his Gothic romance horror ghost story masterpiece Crimson Peak. Visually the film is flawless, exquisite, lush and majestic. The story leaves some of the Grue-crew wondering where all the ghosts are. It is a divisive week on HNR. We know there’s something amiss when Vixen has to hide […]

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“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” (2015): Full Trailer First Reaction

If you have been following the various Gruesome Magazine podcasts, Horror News Radio, Decades of Horror 1970s, the Hannibal Fan Podcast or the American Horror Story Fan Podcast, you have likely encountered guest-host, North Carolina film maker  Christopher G. Moore. With that, you’ve quickly learned he is an avid Star Wars fan – to the […]

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[Podcast] “Godzilla vs Hedorah” (1971): Episode 25 Decades of Horror 1970s

“There’s no place else to go and pretty soon we’ll all be dead, so forget it! Enjoy yourself! Let’s sing and dance while we can! Come on, blow your mind!” – the out-of-this-world 70’s tagline for the cult favorite Godzilla vs Hedorah still does not approach how unbelievably bizarre this entry into the Godzilla lexicon […]