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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Bone Tomahawk Posters Spotlight The Characters

Bone Tomahawk, the western-horror mash-up from director  S. Craig Zahler, is on its way from RLJ Entertainment, releasing on October 23, 2015. The film stars  Kurt Russell, Patrick Wilson, Matthew Fox, Richard Jenkins, Lili Simmons, David Arquette and Sid Haig. Available now for your consumption are five different posters spotlighting the characters from the film: […]

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Checking In – Hotel Episode 1 – The American Horror Story Fan Podcast

For the first  episode of Hotel, Checking In, Lady Gaga steps in to take over for the exiting AHS diva Jessica Lange. And, she quickly commands the screen. The first episode establishes a welcomed return to the supernatural and viciously ramps up the horror, sexuality and shock like never before. All this an more… Welcome […]

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[Podcast] Tales of Halloween – The Martian – June – A Christmas Horror Story – Episode 131 – Horror News Radio

October is here and with it comes everyone’s favorite holiday, Halloween. Epic Pictures is gathering 11 directors to craft a series of horror tales, all taking place in the same town on the same night. Tales of Halloween is a must-own addition to every horror fan’s Blu-ray collection and the Grue Crew are here to […]

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Who Is On The Guest List — Episode 0 — The American Horror Story Hotel Fan Podcast

Welcome to  The American Horror Story Fan Podcast:  Hotel. This the unofficial podcast about the hit FX Horror Television show American Horror Story by fans for fans as brought to you by HorrorNewsTV.com, DocRotten.com and GruesomeMagazine.com. Now in its fifth  highly anticipated season, the award winning genre show is set to push even more boundaries […]

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“A Christmas Horror Story” (2015): Perfectly Blends the Holidays with Mirth and Mayhem

Horror anthologies are on the rise from ABCs of Death to the VHS films to the upcoming Tales of Halloween. RLJ Entertainment and Image Entertainment mix Halloween horror with Christmas cheer into four holiday-blended tales, along with William Shatner as their surrogate Crypt Keeper, to bring their latest effort A Christmas Horror Story to VOD […]

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“The Martian” (2015): Inspiring and Triumphant

Ridley Scott returns his cinematic gaze back to outer space in the visually triumphant and emotionally satisfying film The Martian. Aided by a classically structured and a strong, character-driven script from Drew Goddard (based on the book by Andy Weir), Scott delivers a Sci-fi opus on par with his previous efforts Alien and Blade Runner. […]

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[Podcast] The Green Inferno — Episode 130 — Horror News Radio

The cannibal horror film from Eli Roth finally ends is long journey to the big screen – courtesy of Blumhouse – as The Green Inferno paints the screen red with gruesome gore and bloodshed. The Grue-Crew grab a seat at the Blumhouse table to see what Mr. Roth serves up ready to  devour the film, […]

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[Trailer] “Yakuza Apocalypse” (2015)

The trailer for legendary genre film director Takashi Miike‘s latest effort Yakuza Apocalypse  promises absurdity, insanity, martial arts mayhem, yakuza vampires, and a big green cloth-suit frog.  Hayato Ichihara stars as Kagayama, a young yakuza member who is suddenly promoted  when his boss dies. The boss also passes on his legacy as a vampire to […]