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Star Wars: The Last Jedi – Episode 246 – Horror News Radio

Reach out. Can you feel that? Is that… Horror News Radio?! Oh yes it is! Of course, Horror News Radio is known to stray off the titular path of the genre, but this is a pretty special movie to do that for. Star Wars The Last Jedi has fans as divided as the two sides of The Force. Some say it’s the best entry in the saga yet. Others are demanding it be removed from the Star Wars canon. Where does The Grue Crew lie? Well, take a listen as Doc Rotten and Thomas Mariani are joined by Christopher G. Moore and Joey Fittos to discuss the new chapter in a galaxy far far away. Of course, there’s some Horror News of the Week before that. Dave Dreher is out this week, but Doc & company still give the news its fair due. There’s Fox being bought by Disney, horror repping at the Golden Globes and a long lost Mike Flanagan film finally being accessible. Listen in on this extended Horror News Radio episode!

As always, the HNR Grue-Crew would love to hear from you, the listeners, the fans. You can always reach out via email at feedback(AT)horrornewsradio(DOT)com or find us on Twitter: Doc Rotten | Dave Dreher | Thomas Mariani. Also, like us on Facebook and join the Horror News Radio Facebook Group.

Horror News Radio
Episode 246 – Star Wars: The Last Jedi
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INTRO [00:00:41]

HORROR NEWS OF THE WEEK [00:04:07]

CONTEST [00:45:30]

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FEATURE REVIEW: STAR WARS VIII: THE LAST JEDI [00:47:38]

  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)
  • director/writer: Rian Johnson
  • cast: Daisy Ridley, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, Andy Serkis, Oscar Isaac, Carrie Fisher, John Boyega, Kelly Marie Tran, Laura Dern

ANNOUNCEMENTS [02:00:59]

  • It’s December and 2017 is coming to a close. In the coming weeks, we will be doing our popular “Best and Worst of the Year” episodes. We want to hear from you. Head over to here to share your favorite … and not so favorite… films of 2017.
  • In February, we will be working with the Nevermore Film Festival in Durham, NC to present THE MANITOU on the Big Screen in honor of Santos Ellin Jr. / the Black Saint. Anyone who can make it to the Festival the weekend of February 23 – 25, 20i18. We will have more details as we get closer to the dates. Head over here to keep up with this event.

FEEDBACK/SUPPORT HNR [02:02:51]

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  • Thanks to Tear Out the Heart and Victory Records for use of the song Undead Anthem for the intro and outro of the HNR podcast

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Wish Upon – War for the Planet of the Apes – Episode 224 – Horror News Radio

First up for the Grue-Crew is the unsurprisingly dull and quietly undemanding Wish Upon featuring The Conjuring‘s Joey King and Ryan Phillippe. The Grue-Crew rave about War for the Planet of the Apes praising the Matt Reeves, Andy Serkis, and the incredible achievements of Weta Digital. Dave launches into the Horror News of the Week with the devastating loss of the legendary George A. Romero and Academy Award winner Martin Landau.  Closing out the show Thomas and Santos participate in a battle of wits with this week’s Stump the Saint!

As always, the HNR Grue-Crew would love to hear from you, the listeners, the fans. You can always reach out via email at feedback(AT)horrornewsradio(DOT)com or find us on Twitter: Doc Rotten | Dave Dreher | The Black Saint | Thomas Mariani. Also, like us on Facebook and join the Horror News Radio Facebook Group.

Horror News Radio
Episode 224 – Wish Upon (2017) – War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
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Karin Konoval, left, and Amiah Miller in Twentieth Century Fox’s “War for the Planet of the Apes.”

WU_01951_R(l-r.) Joey King stars as Claire, Alice Lee as Gina and Ki Hong Lee as Ryan in WISH UPON, a Broad Green Pictures release.Credit: Steve Wilkie / Broad Green Pictures

SHOW NOTES

INTRO [00:00:41]

HORROR NEWS OF THE WEEK [00:06:31]

  1. RIP George A. Romero
  2. RIP Martin Landau (Mission Impossible TV, Without Warning, Alone in the Dark, Ed Wood)
  3. Female Dr. Who – Jodie Whittaker is Doctor #13!
  4. Red band trailer debut for TCM prequel LEATHERFACE impresses some – pisses off others 
  5. Tarantino set to direct a Manson flick

SUPPORT HNR [00:47:21]

FEATURE REVIEW [00:48:46]

  • Wish Upon (2017)
  • director: John R. Leonetti w/ script by Barbara Marshall
  • cast: Joey King, Ryan Phillippe, Ki Hong Lee

ANNOUNCEMENTS [01:13:25]

WHAT HAVE YOU BEEN WATCHING [01:14:18]

  • War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
  • director: Matt Reeves w/ Mark Bomback
  • cast: Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn

STUMP THE SAINT [01:57:00]

FEEDBACK [02:03:44]

  • Thanks to Tear Out the Heart and Victory Records for use of the song Undead Anthem for the intro and outro of the HNR podcast

NEXT WEEK

  • Killing Ground and Valerian & the City of a Thousand Planets