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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Dark Was The Night – Episode 122 – Horror News Radio

This week, the grue-crew tackles a Black Saint recommendation, DARK WAS THE NIGHT. The creature feature, from director Jack Heller, features Kevin Durand and Lukas Haas in lead roles playing a sheriff and deputy facing a horrifying, dangerous and hungry threat bearing down on their small town. Thomas  dishes a new plate of HORROR NEWS […]

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The Thing with Two Heads (1972) — Episode 21 — Decades of Horror 1970s

“And now with the fights, the Fuzz, the chicks and the choppers…Man, they’re really in deeeeep trouble!” – the poster for  THE THING WITH TWO HEADS  (1972) embellishes its plot with Seventies florish. The second of two films featuring creatures with two heads, this Lee Frost / AIP cult classic features Ray Milland and Rosie […]

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The Vatican Tapes – Episode 121 – Horror News Radio

Director  Mark (Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance) Neveldine tackles the exorcism sub-genre with the theatrical release THE VATICAN TAPES featuring Michael Pena, Dougray Scott and Olivia Taylor Dudley. The film cranks up the final minutes of the movie but it is too little too late for a cinematic turkey of a horror film. Somewhere Pazuzu […]

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Ant-Man – Episode 120 – Horror News Radio

In the latest Marvel Cinematic Universe theatrical hit, ANT-MAN, Hank Pym (Michael Douglas) passes his technology and powers to the unlikeliest of heroes, sad-sack criminal Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) in what is essentially Marvel’s heist comedy. The HNR grue-crew dive into the action to see if the latest offering is a minor success or a […]