Eps 220 – 47 Meters Down – Kill Switch – Horror News Radio

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Award-winning director Christopher G. Moore joins the Grue-Crew to discuss the summer shark movie horror film 47 Meters Down. While the underwater and shark scene thrill everyone, the crew is divided over the film’s concluding switcheroo. Doc and Thomas have a difference of opinion on the sci-fi movie Kill Switch featuring Dan Stevens. Good luck with that one. Dave drops into the Horror News of the Week with a couple of trailers for Happy Death Day and Flatliners remake along with the announcement that Kevin Smith is directing a new horror anthology film called Killroy Was Here.  Closing out the show …

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Eps 110 – Christine (1983) – Decades of Horror 1980s

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“Whoa, whoa. You better watch what you say about my car. She’s real sensitive.” Arnie Cunningham (Keith Gordon) is rather protective of his 1957 Plymouth Fury named Christine. He worked hard to restore it, pretty much rebuilding it from the ground up. Arnie doesn’t appreciate when people mince words in front of her. Or worse, lay an unprovoked finger on her person. Then again, Arnie doesn’t need to do a thing. Christine speaks for herself. And her words are deadly.

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Episode 110 – Christine (1983)

After a prologue set in 1957 showing the deadly origins of Christine, we flash forward to …

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Eps 219 – The Mummy – It Comes at Night – Horror News Radio

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The Dark Universe is upon us and thing ain’t looking too bright, sadly. THE MUMMY reboot of the Universal Monster franchise has finally arrived and the Grue-Crew is here to discuss the results. The lukewarm box office and piss-poor reviews are signs enough for what the Crew will share; however, award winning director Christopher G. Moore joins the crew this week to share his …love… for the film. Oh, dear. For the WHYBW segment, the Grue-Crew explore the A24 independent film release IT COMES AT NIGHT with a careful and critical eye. The film is catching flack for its marketing, Thomas insists …

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Eps 218 – Raw – Wonder Woman – Horror News Radio

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Special guest Caitlin Turner joins the Grue-Crew to tackle the French horror film Raw which caused quite a stir at a recent horror film festival. At TIFF last year, audience members were made ill watching this film. Imagine how excited The Black Saint is to see this film. Find out how it fares with his review. For the WHYBW segment, the Grue-Crew turn their attention to the latest DCEU entry Wonder Woman. Does the box office champion bode well for the future of the DC cinematic heroes? Dave dives into the Horror News of the Week with Adam Wingard helming …

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Eps 109 – Fright Night (1985) – Decades of Horror 1980s

Posted in Articles, Featured Items, Monster Movie, Podcasts by - Jun 07, 2017
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“Welcome to Fright Night. For Real!” Jerry Dandridge (Chris Sarandon) welcomes a few guests into his home. Shame they welcomed him into their own. Fright Night is one of the more beloved examples of vampire films in the 1980s. Respecting the older examples while adding more than a few hallmarks that entered vampire lexicon in the years that followed. Fright Night was an auspicious debut for director/writer Tom Holland. How does this film-of-its-era hold up to modern scrutiny? There’s only one way to find out… via your ear-holes!

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Episode 109 – Fright Night (1985)

Fright Night has a love for the classics. …

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Eps 217 – Hounds of Love – Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales – Horror News Radio

Posted in Articles, Featured Items, Horror News Radio, Podcasts by - Jun 01, 2017
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The Grue-Crew tackle the controversial and challenging Australian horror film Hounds of Love from writer/director Ben Young. For the What Have You Been Watching segment, they review the latest Captain Jack Sparrow adventure Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell Now Tales. Dave dives into the Horror News of the Week with a short film from Neill Blomkamp titled Oats Vol. 1, an X-Men spinoff film that will be an all-out horror film, and a crazy combination of “sports” & “horror” dubbed “sporror” – not kidding, sigh.  Closing out the show Thomas and Santos participate in a battle of wits …

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Eps 216 – Alien: Covenant – Twin Peaks – Horror News Radio

Posted in Articles, Featured Items, Horror News Radio, Podcasts by - May 26, 2017
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The Alien franchise returns to theaters this past weekend with Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant. While it is a direct sequel to Prometheus, featuring fan-favorite David (Michael Fassbender), the film suggests a new origin for the xenomorph species….and a plethora of gory, gruesome special effects! For the What Have You Been Watching segment, Thomas visits David Lynch’s Twin Peaks The Return on Showtime. Dave dives into the Horror News of the Week with the Sony announcement that Tom Hardy is Venom, George Romero is shopping Road of the Dead, and Universal has relabeled its upcoming monster franchise Dark Universe.  Closing out the …

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Eps 108 – Fade to Black (1980) – Decades of Horror 1980s

Posted in Articles, Featured Items, Horror News Radio by - May 23, 2017
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“See you in the movies!” Eric Binford (Dennis Christopher) loves movies. The classic black and white films of old. Gangsters. Dashing cowboys. Universal Monsters. All are welcome in his escapist fantasies of the theater or his own memorability filled room to hide from reality. Sound a bit familiar? Yes, the protagonist of Fade to Black is a bit too close to home in certain ways to the average movie buff. But there’s one line of his we haven’t crossed yet… hopefully: Murder! But at least he has some cosplay appropriate attire to do it in.

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Eps 215 – Don’t Kill It – Stake Land II: The Stakelander – Horror News Radio

Posted in Articles, Featured Items, Horror News Radio, Podcasts by - May 18, 2017
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The Grue-Crew catch a pair of VOD horror offerings this week with Mike Mendez’ Don’t Kill It as the feature review and Dan Berk & Robert Olsen’s Stake Land 2: The Stakelander in the What Have You Been Watching segment. What they find, despite both being written by the Berk & Olsen team, is that mileage varies. One of the films lands on the positive side of the draw while the other dips into a less favorable reaction. At least there’s plenty of Dolph Lundgren! Dave sadly shares the Horror News of the Week with the passing of two legendary …

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Eps 214 – Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) – Horror News Radio

Posted in Articles, Featured Items, Horror News Radio, Podcasts by - May 11, 2017
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A bunch of a-holes gathers to discuss Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. The Grue-Crew are joined by American Gods Fan Podcast host Christopher G. Moore and Decades of Horror The Classic Era host Chad Hunt to share their love for the continuing adventures of Starlord, Gamora, Drax, Rocket Raccoon, and Baby Groot. “I’m Mary Poppins, y’all!” Yondu steals the movie. There is no doubt Marvel has another huge hit on their hands. Dave grabs the Horror News of the Week reigns with a trio of movie trailers including It, The Dark Tower, and Blade Runner 2049. Closing out the show Thomas and Santos …

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