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] Final Girl – Cub – Episode 126 – Horror News Radio

Abigail Breslin and Wes Bentley star in FINAL GIRL from director Tyler Shields as a pair of mysterious outlaws who focus their attention on a band of murderous maniacs preying on helpless young women. It is one bad ass chick against four insane psychopaths as Breslin proves you don’t want to mess with the … […]

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[Podcast] The Wrath of the Lamb — Hannibal — Season 3 — Episode 13 — Hannibal Fan Podcast

” I believe that is what they call the mic drop. You dropped the mic, Will.” – Hannibal goads Will Graham as our troubled hero gleefully executes his plan to lure both Dr. Lecter and the great Red Dragon into his trap.  The  much anticipated 3rd season of the hit NBC series, HANNIBAL, concludes  with […]

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[Podcast] Sugar Hill (1974) — Episode 23 — Decades of Horror 1970s

“She’s sweet as sugar… with a voodoo army of the undead!” – the tag line  for  Sugar Hill  (1974) sets up the premise pretty quickly as Marki Bey teams up with Baron Samedi to go up against the under-appreciated Robert Quarry with her Zombie Hit Men. Black-spoitation never had it so good as is does […]

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[Trailer] Victor Frankenstein (2015)

Here is it, Grue-Believers! 20th Century FOX has finally released the trailer for the upcoming Thanksgiving genre release VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN. The film promises to take a different approach to the Frankenstein tale focusing on the relationship between Victor Frankenstein (James McAvoy) and Igor Strausman (Daniel Radcliffe). The trailer seems to balance the horror with humor […]

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Sinister 2 — Fear the Walking Dead – Episode 125 – Horror News Radio

Bughuul returns in the Blumhouse production, SINISTER 2, from director Ciaran Foy with a script by Scott (Doctor Strange) Derrickson and C. Robert Cargill.  James Ransone returns as Deputy So-And-So as he continues his investigation into the boogieman leading him to a family in danger of becoming the monster’s next victims. The Grue-crew share their […]

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The Number of the Beast is 666 — Season 3 — Episode 12 — Hannibal Fan Podcast

”  I have seen a lot of hostility. But this is quantifiably bitchy.” – Dr. Frederick Chilton taunts Hannibal Lecter for publishing an article in a rag paper that usurps his own accounts of Hannibal being insane. Little does he know Hannibal already has sealed his fate.  The  much anticipated 3rd season of the hit […]

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Harbinger Down – Episode 124 – Horror News Radio

Championed as the  practical effects film, HARBINGER DOWN, the monster movie from Alec Gillis (Director) and Tom Woodruff Jr. (Producer) from StudioADI, finally arrives to a limited theatrical run and life on VOD. The Grue-crew, big fans of Eighties monster movie gorefests, love themselves some practical effects horror film and cannot get enough Lance Henriksen. […]

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Frogs (1972) — Episode 22 — Decades of Horror 1970s

“A tidal wave of slithering, slimy horror devouring, destroying all in its path!” – the tag line  for  FROGS  (1972) promises the first eco-horror experience while the poster displays a giant frog with a human hand hanging from its mouth. While there are no giants in Frogs, there are plenty of killer critters involved from […]

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Fantastic Four – Episode 123 – Horror News Radio

This week, the grue-crew  shine the light on a smaller theatrical release, THE GIFT. Written and directed by co-star Joel Edgerton leads Jason Bateman and Rebecca Hall on an intimate character set piece full of lies, suspense and…revenge. Vixen returns to lead the Grue-crew review. Dave  dishes a new plate of HORROR NEWS OF THE […]