Thomas Mariani is a born geek, with a bit of nerd mixed in here & there. A native of the (less) swampy parts of Florida, Thomas has always been a fan of films, television & other sources of media ever since he was a child, having been raised on Jim Henson, Star Wars and the basic cable cartoons of the ’90s & ’00s. Some of his favorite horror films include Evil Dead II, Poltergeist and An American Werewolf in London. He already has experience writing and podcasting about pop culture, which you can read/listen to on sites like www.oneofus.net, www.horrornews.net or even on twitter as @NotTheWhosTommy.
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[Podcast] Misery (1990) – Episode 36 – Decades of Horror 1990s and Beyond

“He didn’t get out of the cock-a-doodie car!” Annie Wilkes (Kathy Bates) won’t be taking any guff from her favorite author Paul Sheldon (James Caan) about cliffhangers. Which isn’t ideal for Paul. At the mercy of his number one fan who’s abusive and pretty much off her rocker. Paul’s in pain and needs to get […]

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Man Bites Dog (1993) – Episode 35 – Decades of Horror 1990s and Beyond

“Cinema! CINEMA!” Ben (Benoit Poelvoorde) celebrates his place in cinematic history to the empty buildings outside. Of course, it’s merely an echo chamber for his own inflated ego. An ego he’s bound to feed with continuous bouts of homicide. And it’s all captured in  Man Bites Dog, the French/Belgian mockumentary that’s been crucial to the […]

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[Podcast] Cloverfield (2008) – Episode 34 – Decades of Horror 1990s And Beyond

“I had a good day.” Beth (Odette Yustman) declares her day at the carnival with Mike (Michael Stahl-David) to be a success. Little does she know that in a few months, their lives will be forever affected by the events codenamed  Cloverfield.  Ten years later,  Cloverfield  remains one of the few higher budgeted found footage […]

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Pick The Streaming Movie or Show for HNR Patreon Exclusive of January — Patreon Exclusive

There’s so much streaming content out there. It’s hard to pin down what to watch with all the money we spend on Netflix, Amazon or Shudder. Well, we are excited to announce that, starting this month, we are going to devote a new podcast towards covering something horror related for various streaming platforms. Each month, […]

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[Podcast] Dog Soldiers (2002) – Episode 33 – Decades of Horror 1990s and Beyond

“I hope I give you the shits, you fucking wimp.” Spoon (Darren Morfitt) makes his last stand against the werewolves slaughtering his unit. All these soldiers have to contend with animalistic enemies of their own unit. They’re a group of  Dog Soldiers  as it were. Chosen by our Gruesome Magazine Patreon patrons,  Dog Soldiers  is […]

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[Review] Bright (2017): A Misguided Ugly Attempt at Fantasy Worldbuilding by Thomas Mariani

Will Smith reunites with David Ayer to create Netflix’s first “blockbuster” original, Bright (2017). With a $90M estimated budget, the fantasy horror cop thriller is a bold move for the streaming company. The film also features Joel Edgerton, Noomi Rapace, Edgar Ramirez, and Lucy Fry in key roles. Set in an alternate universe where man […]

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[Podcast] The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) – Episode 32 – Decades of Horror 1990s And Beyond

“EUREKA! This year, Christmas will be OURS!” Jack Skellington (Chris Sarandon/Danny Elfman) makes his proclamation to the citizens of Halloweentown. The holiday he just discovered will be his to mold and reshape into something spooky. The  Nightmare Before Christmas  is a holiday classic for every horror fan. Director Tim Bur-er, I mean Henry Selick gives […]

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Pick The Streaming Movie or Show for HNR Patreon Exclusive of December – Patreon Exclusive

There’s so much streaming content out there. It’s hard to pin down what to watch with all the money we spend on Netflix, Amazon or Shudder. Well, we are excited to announce that, starting this month, we are going to devote a new podcast towards covering something horror related for various streaming platforms. Each month, […]

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[Podcast] The Devil’s Backbone (2001) – Episode 31 – Decades of Horror 1990s And Beyond

“A ghost is me.” Dr. Casares (Federico Luppi) finally comes to terms with what he has become. As we all must do when facing  The Devil’s Backbone. Following the infamous production problems of  Mimic, writer/director Guillermo Del Toro left Hollywood for a moment to collect himself. The film spawned from this –  The Devil’s Backbone […]

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[Podcast] Batman Returns (1992) – Episode 30 – Decades of Horror 1990s And Beyond

“I am not a human being. I am an animal!” Oswald ‘The Penguin’ Cobblepot (Danny DeVito) declares his identity pretty overtly.  Batman Returns  is not a subtle movie. Many would question why a superhero movie is being covered on a horror podcast. What is this, Horror News Radio? Well,  1)  Batman Returns  has been suggested […]