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[Podcast] The Worst Horror Films of 2016 — Episode 193 — Horror News Radio

It’s that time of year again, time to take a look back at the past twelve months of horror films in theaters, VOD or film festivals. The “best of” will garner some attention later this month, but for episode 193, the Grue-crew are going to get the unpleasantaries out of the way, taking a long […]

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[Podcast] Incarnate (2016) — Westworld Season 1 (2016) — Episode 192 — Horror News Radio

Crawling into theaters this past weekend, the latest horror film from Blumhouse fails to make a dent in the box office. The possession fueled “exorcise” in futility, INCARNATE, features a decent cast — Aaron Eckhart, David Mazouz (Gotham), Emjay Anthony (Krampus), Catalina Sandino Moreno — and is directed by  Brad Peyton. The film starts off […]

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[Podcast] Night of Something Strange (2016) — SiREN (2016) — Episode 191 — Horror News Radio

Gross. Disgusting. Sick. Demented. And quite possibly the best horror comedy of the year. Well, at least for most of the Grue-crew. This  week HNR covers the film festival favorite – awarded best horror film  at the New York City Horror Film in 2016 – NIGHT OF SOMETHING STRANGE. The cast and crew behind this […]

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[Podcast] The Monster (2016) — Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) — Episode 190 — Horror News Radio

  Not long ago, The Black Saint enthusiastically recommended  Bryan Bertino’s latest horror film, THE MONSTER.  Catching the Grue-crew’s attention, Santo’s  sanction became HNR’s schedule. And the world is better for it. The movie, featuring  Zoe Kazan and Ella Ballentine in the lead roles, deserves a theatrical release denied it as the film is available […]

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[Podcast] Arrival (2016) — Episode 189 — Horror News Radio

As Halloween 2016 sets sail, the Grue-crew turn to a thinking man’s Sci-fi mindbender for this week’s episode of HNR. Acclaimed director Denis Villleneuve brings his film ARRIVAL into theaters this weekend with a thoughtful look at aliens landing on Earth with a little time-traveling mumbo-jumbo for good measure. Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner and Forest […]

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[Podcast] Doctor Strange (2016) — Episode 188 — Horror News Radio

Horror director Scott Derrickson (Sinister, The Exorcism of Emily Rose) tackles Marvel’s first supernatural property with Doctor Strange (2016). Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Dr. Stephen Strange, a successful but arrogant surgeon who suffers crippling injuries in a car accident and turns to the mystic arts to heal. Instead, he finds himself facing demons from the […]

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[Podcast] The Similars (2016) — The Unspoken (2016) — Episode 187 — Horror News Radio

The grue-crew encounter a number of trippy, zonked out horror films each year, but The Similars from director Isaac Ezban may be the most original, Twilight Zone infused masterpiece of the bunch for 2016. The film takes an interesting, deceptively simple premise and presents it in a uniquely fascinating and artistic fashion that manages to […]

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[Podcast] Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016) — Boo! A Madea Halloween (2016) — The Walking Dead Season 7 — Episode 186 — Horror News Radio

For Halloween 2016, horror fans are treated to Ouija: Origin of Evil. That’s right, the sequel no one wanted. No one. But, to everyone’s surprise, including The Black Saint perhaps most of, the film from director Mike Flanagan is actually pretty damn sweet. It is full of atmosphere, it has characters worth following and the […]

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[Podcast] Shin Godzilla (2016) — Episode 185 — Horror News Radio

ToHo returns with another entry in their most popular franchise ever, Shin  Godzilla (2016). The film dominated the box office in Japan earning a limited run in US theaters. The big green monster is heading back to the big screen, baby, yeah! The Grue-crew follow the big guy’s roar and are here to share their […]

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[Podcast] Interview: William Mahaffey director Knoxville Horror Film Festival — Episode 9 — HNR Extra

The Horror News Radio grue-crew continue their 2016 journey to a series of amazing horror film festivals up and down the East Coast. Next up for Doc Rotten and, for this festival, Chad Hunt is the jam packed Knoxville Horror Film Festival in Tennessee playing October 21 – 23, 2016. Doc sits down with the […]

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[Podcast] Phantasm: Ravager (2016) — Episode 184 — Horror News Radio

The final chapter of Don Coscarelli’s Phantasm series is now available on VOD. The Grue-crew don their best ice-cream suits to do battle with Angus Scrimm’s Tall Man one last time as they review Phantasm Ravager from director David Hartman. Reggie Bannister, A. Michael Baldwin, and Bill Thornbury are all back as well. The story […]

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[Podcast] I Am Not A Serial Killer (2016) — Episode 183 — Horror News Radio

IFC is distributing one of the most surprising and rewarding independent horror features of the year with I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER. The thoroughly engrossing small but effective film is from director  Billy O’Brien featuring Christopher Lloyd,  Max Records, and Laura Fraser. The Grue-crew are generally united in their opinion of the film of […]

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[Podcast] Rob Zombie’s 31 (2016) — Episode 182 — Horror News Radio

Rob Zombie returns with another grind house exercise in excess with 31. The film features  Sheri Moon Zombie, Jeff Daniel Phillips, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Meg Foster, Kevin Jackson, and Malcolm McDowell. The grue-crew tackle the film, available now on VOD, with a combination of eager curiosity and unshakable dread. His past film, Lords of Salem, was […]

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[Podcast] The Exorcist (FOX 2016) — Scream Queens (FOX 2016) — Interview Todd Nunes (All Through the House) — Episode 008 — HNR EXTRA

This week Chad Hunt and Joey Fittos join Doc Rotten to look at two horror TV show premiering on FOX the week of September 25. The first is the return  of SCREAM QUEENS for its second season. The horror comedy is from Ryan Murphy and features  Jamie Lee Curtis. The second is the series debut […]

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[Podcast] The Similars (BiFan 2016) — Wreak Havoc Horror Film Festival — Episode 007 — HNR EXTRA

This week Joseph Perry chimes in from across the globe, South Korea to be exact. Mr. Perry is excited to share his thoughts with the HNR Extra listeners on a number of films he caught at the recent Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival. This week dives into another brilliant Sci-Fi/Horror  film THE SIMILARS  from director […]