Reviews of Bliss and Rabid

This week, the Grue-Crew celebrate Women in Horror with a pair of gory female drive horror films. The first film this week, RABID from directors Jen and Sylvia Soska, follows Laura Vandervoort in a remake of the 1970s David Cronenburg Classic. The second film, BLISS from director Joe Begos, follows Dora Madison in a cautionary tale of vampires and drug addiction.

Doc Rotten from Horror News Radio. Jeff Mohr from Decades of Horror: The Classic Era. And Crystal Cleveland, the Livin6Dead6irl from Decades of Horror: 1980s share their thoughts about this week’s awesome collection of streaming horror films. Joining the crew this week is Horror News Radio co-host, Dave Dreher!

Gruesome Magazine Podcast – Episode 101


The quiet Rose works in women’s fashion clothing, hoping to be a designer. A traffic accident damages her face. She gets experimental stem cell treatment, leaving her stronger and prettier than ever – but there’s a side effect.

  • Director: Jen Soska (co-director), Sylvia Soska (co-director)
  • Cast: Laura Vandervoort, Benjamin Hollingsworth, Ted Atherton

Release: February 4, 2020, from Shout! Factory


A brilliant painter facing the worst creative block of her life turns to anything she can to complete her masterpiece, spiraling into a hallucinatory hellscape of drugs, sex, and murder in the sleazy underbelly of Los Angeles.

  • Director: Joe Begos
  • Cast: Dora Madison, Tru Collins, Rhys Wakefield

Release: Available on SHUDDER beginning January 30, 2020