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Eps 98 – What We Do In The Shadows

The Grue-crew dive into two reviews for episode 98: the horror comedy What We Do In The Shadows and the spy satire Kingsman The Secret Service. Writers-directors Jemain Clement and Taika Waititi bring out the manic mundane in everyday life of 4 flat mates in rural New Zealand in What We Do In The Shadows with great success while Matthew Vaughn brings another graphic novel to the big screen with Kingsman The Secret Service.

Dave shares the horror news of the week with the skinny about Crimson Peak, Friday the 13th and Stephen King’s 11/22/63. HNR proudly brings another horror fan to the forefront with this week’s Listener Spotlight about Todd Martin.

Co-hosts Doc RottenSantos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr.Dave DreherThomas Mariani and Vixen, the voice of reason, are back again this week to give you the best in horror as they recap, review and obliterate all that is horror this week! Also, the prizes keep coming: HNR teams up with Anchor Bay Entertainment featuring the Blu-Ray of Fear Clinic and Magnolia Home Entertainment joins in to provide a new DVD giveaway for the horror anthology The ABCs of Death 2! 


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Review: What We Do In The Shadows (2014) 

No surprise here: Dave, Thomas and Doc all sing praises for the vampire horror comedy What We Do In The Shadows. The grue-crew dive into what makes this film hit the high moments with laughs and silly fun. Thomas spotlights co-director Jemain Clement in the role of Vladislav while Doc appreciates the understated comedy of Stu (as played by Stuart Rutherford). David, of course, adores the Nosferatu look and feel of the elder vampire, Petyr. Find out why you should see this film.

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Review: Kingsman The Secret Service (2015) 

Colin Firth kills it as the suave but deadly Harry Hart in Matthew Vaughn’s Kingsman The Secret Service as they take a satiric stab at every concept buried in the tropes of James Bond, Jason Bourne and Jack Bauer. Doc has admiration for Gazelle as played by Sofia Boutella. Thomas patiently waits for Doc to finish stammering about the effects and the comedy to discuss Samuel L. Jackson as the film’s villain, the billionaire named Valentine.

HNR Contest: Anchor Bay Entertainment Fear Clinic Blu-Ray Giveaway 

Horror News Radio is once again teaming up with Anchor Bay Entertainment to hand out two Blu-Ray copies of Fear Clinic. The film from director Robert G. Hall and stars Robert Englund, Fiona Dourif and Thomas Dekker. Here are the two winners: Adam Thomas from Michigan and Myk Saiten from Ohio.

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HNR Contest: Magnolia Home Entertainment ABCs of Death 2 DVD Giveaway 

Horror News Radio is teaming up with Magnolia Home Entertainment to hand out a DVD copy of ABCs of Death 2. 26 new directors, 26 new ways to die. Entries will be accepted until Midnight (Eastern Standard Time),  February 22, 2015. All you need to do is complete the The Black Saint’s HNR Horror Trivia Question at this link. The Anchor Bay Entertainment Fear Clinic Blu-Ray giveaway is open to US addresses only and only to ages 18 and over.

Horror News of the Week for 02/16/2015 

Dave shares the Horror News of the Week with news about the trailer for Guillermo del Toro’s Crimson Peak. Ignoring the fact that the film came out fifteen years ago, director Russ Gomm brings a documentary about The Blair Witch Project to screens and film festivals in 2015. On the sequel front, the producers behind the upcoming Friday the 13th sequel discuss how the script will tackle the supernatural underpinnings to Jason Voorhees. James Franco headlines Stephen King’s 11/22/63. Who make up the new supergroup The Hollywood Vampires? Why Alice Cooper, Joe Perry and…Johnny Depp.

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Eps 97 – Jupiter Ascending – Zombie Killers

The HNR Grue-Crew balance the zany sci-fi train-wreck Jupiter Ascending against the rollicking horror film Zombie Killers: Elephant’s Graveyard on this week’s episode. On one side we have Channing Tatum, Mila Kunis and Eddie Redmayne; while on the other, we have Billy Zane, Dee Wallace and Mischa Barton. Who comes out ahead, The Wachowskis or Harrison Smith?

Dave shares the horror news of the week with news about The Walking Dead, Poltergeist and MartyrsThe Black Saint fights to survive another round of Stump the Saint. 

Co-hosts Doc RottenSantos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr.Dave DreherThomas Mariani and Vixen, the voice of reason, are back again this week to give you the best in horror as they recap, review and obliterate all that is horror this week! Also, the prizes keep coming: HNR teams up with Anchor Bay Entertainment featuring the Blu-Ray of Fear Clinic and Magnolia Home Entertainment join in to provide a new DVD giveaway for the horror anthology The ABCs of Death 2! 


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Review: Jupiter Ascending (2015) 

Channing Tatum, sporting elf ears and wearing glider boots, falls for Mila Kunis a reincarnation of a long dead queen from outer space who is set to inherit the Earth. Meanwhile Eddie Redmayne will stop at nothing to prevent this from happening. Let the fun begin! It’s the review of Jupiter Ascending from the Wachowskis, the team behind The Matrix.

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Review: Zombie Killers: Elephant’s Graveyard (2015) 

Billy Zane leads the cast in a zombie film about a town of survivors dealing not only with the oncoming onslaught of the walking dead, but a corrupt leader who banishes the weak so the strong can survive. The Black Saint, Dave Dreher and Doc Rotten review Zombie Killers: Elephant’s Graveyard, the film HNR recently gave away to a pair of Horror News Radio listeners thanks to the kind folks at Anchor Bay Entertainment.

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HNR Contest: Anchor Bay Entertainment Fear Clinic Blu-Ray Giveaway 

Horror News Radio is once again teaming up with Anchor Bay Entertainment to hand out two Blu-Ray copies of Fear Clinic. The film from director Robert G. Hall and stars Robert Englund, Fiona Dourif and Thomas Dekker. Entries will be accepted until Midnight (Eastern Standard Time),  February 15, 2015. All you need to do is complete the The Black Saint’s HNR Horror Trivia Question at this link. The Anchor Bay Entertainment Fear Clinic Blu-Ray giveaway is open to US addresses only.

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HNR Contest: Magnolia Home Entertainment ABCs of Death 2 DVD Giveaway 

Horror News Radio is teaming up with Magnolia Home Entertainment to hand out a DVD copy of ABCs of Death 2. 26 new directors, 26 new ways to die. Entries will be accepted until Midnight (Eastern Standard Time),  February 22, 2015. All you need to do is complete the The Black Saint’s HNR Horror Trivia Question at this link. The Anchor Bay Entertainment Fear Clinic Blu-Ray giveaway is open to US addresses only and only to ages 18 and over.

Horror News of the Week for 02/09/2015 

Dave shares the Horror News of the Week with news of the return of The Walking Dead and the shocking death of a beloved character. Stills, poster and trailer for the upcoming remake of Poltergeist finally hit the internet. Adam Wingard returns to horror with The Woods. Leaks from overseas suggest that Blumhouse has already completed work on the remake of Martyrs. And, finally, the next Halloween film finally has its future set with Patrick Melton and Marcus Dunstan signing on to write the script.

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Episode 96 – Fear Clinic – Project Almanac

February 2014 begins with a double feature genre film review as the HNR gang tackle the horror film Fear Clinic and the sci-fi thriller Project Almanac. Dave provides a special report from the set of the Robert Englund – Robert Hall feature while Doc and Thomas face off about the successes and failures of found footage combining with time travel.

Dave shares the horror news of the week with news about Joe Hill’s take on Tales from the Darkside, Kevin Smith’s anthology Holidays and Danny Trejo’s turn fighting lava zombies in The Burning Dead. 

Co-hosts Doc RottenSantos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr.Dave DreherThomas Mariani and Vixen, the voice of reason, are back again this week to give you the best in horror as they recap, review and obliterate all that is horror this week! Also, hang tight for news of the latest HNR contest teaming up with Anchor Bay Entertainment featuring the Blu-Ray of Zombie Killers: Elephant’s Graveyard and a new giveaway film discussed tonight, Fear Clinic! 


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Review: Fear Clinic (2015) 

Robert Englund stars as the deranged Doctor Andover a “mad” scientist responsible for developing a treatment for handling…fear. But has he pushed his invention too far? Had he awakened something hidden deep in the dark recesses of the human mind? Something that want to be free? The Grue-Crew dive into the lastest horror film from Robert G. Hall (Laid to Rest) with nervous…anticipation.

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Review: Project Almanac (2015) 

Found footage meets time travel meets teen drama in the latest Michael Bay produced sci-fi thriller Project Almanac. To no one’s surprise Doc enjoyed the found footage aspect while Thomas and Santos took issue with this approach. Vixen chimes in to support the lead’s character flaws and troubled decisions but admits that the ending has her confused. The Grue-Crew both love and hate this film, find out why…

HNR Contest: Anchor Bay Entertainment Zombie Killers: Elephant’s Graveyard Blu-Ray Giveaway 

Horror News Radio. teaming up with Anchor Bay Entertainment to hand out two Blu-Ray copies of Zombie Killers: Elephant’s Graveyard, is happy to announce we have two winners: Karin Aaberg from Minnesota and Jeff Hernandez from Ohio.

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HNR Contest: Anchor Bay Entertainment Fear Clinic Blu-Ray Giveaway 

Horror News Radio is once again teaming up with Anchor Bay Entertainment to hand out two Blu-Ray copies of Fear Clinic. The film from director Robert G. Hall and stars Robert Englund, Fiona Dourif and Thomas Dekker. Entries will be accepted until Midnight (Eastern Standard Time),  February 15, 2015. All you need to do is complete the The Black Saint’s HNR Horror Trivia Question at this link. The Anchor Bay Entertainment Fear Clinic Blu-Ray giveaway is open to US addresses only.

Horror News of the Week for 02/02/2015 

Dave shares the Horror News of the Week with news of writer Joe Hill bringing Tales from the Darkside back to television on the CW. Holidays is the title of a new horror anthology film from Kevin Smith and friends. Who knows what is truly going on with The Burning Dead featuring Danny Trejo and…lava zombies? More faith-based horror surfaces with a new trailer for Something in the Woods, a bigfoot movie. Nick Carter from Backstreet Boys is directing his first feature, the horror film Dead West from Asylum.

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Anchor Bay Entertainment Fear Clinic Blu-Ray giveaway

Horror News Radio is teaming up with Anchor Bay Entertainment to giveaway a pair of Blu-rays for the Robert G. Hall directed horror film Fear Clinic. The film stars Robert “Freddy Krueger” Englund, Fiona Dourif and Thomas Dekker. The deadline to enter is Midnight (EST) Sunday, February 15, 2015. All you need to do is complete the The Black Saint’s HNR Horror Trivia Question below. The Anchor Bay Entertainment Fear Clinic giveaway is open to US addresses only.

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  Step Into The Fear Chamber Starting February 10, 2015 on Blu-ray™ and DVD

After terrifying audiences from coast to coast – Closing Night Event at ScreamFest 2014 Los Angeles and Opening Night Screening at 2014 New York City Horror Film Festival – Fear Clinic, the latest excursion into unrelenting terror will be released on Blu-ray™ and DVD on February 10, 2015 by Anchor Bay Entertainment. The highly anticipated shocker stars horror icon Robert “Freddy Krueger” Englund, Fiona Dourif, Angelina Armani, Thomas Dekker, as well as Stone Sour and Slipknot lead vocalist Corey Taylor in his acting debut, and is directed by Robert G. Hall (Lightning Bug, Laid to Rest, ChromeSkull: Laid To Rest II).

With blood-chilling special effects by award-winning FX creators Robert Kurtzman and Steve Johnson, Fear Clinic will take viewers on an unforgettable journey into the very soul of terror itself. SRP is $26.99 for the Blu-ray™ and $22.98 for the DVD, with pre-book on January 7.

Co-written by Hall and Aaron Drane, the film is based on the critically acclaimed and fan favorite 2009 FEARnet.com series. When trauma-induced phobias begin to re-emerge in five survivors a year after their horrifying tragedy, they return to the “Fear Clinic,” hoping to find the answers they need to get cured.

Dr. Andover (Robert Englund), a fear doctor who runs the clinic, uses his “Fear Chamber” to animate their fears in the form of terrifying hallucinations. However, the good doctor soon begins to suspect that something more sinister may be at work, something that yearns to be more than just an hallucination…

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We all recognize Robert Englund in his signature role as Freddy Kruger. We also know that this still is taken from Nightmare On Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors. And in this film, the teens being monitored in the clinic were given a drug to keep them from dreaming.

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Eps 49 – 300: Rise of the Empire – Top 5 Horror Movie Quotes

300: Rise of the Empire (2014) is hacking and slashing its gory way through the competition at the box office this weekend. The film is spectacular in its graphics, style and star Eva Green. While the grue-crew is not in 100 percent agreement, the conversation gets into the crazed violent, abundance of bloodshed and one specific line of dialog – which cannot be repeated here. If you have seen the film, you know the one!

Santos Ellin Jr. steps in for Thomas, who is off to SXSW, to provide this week’s Top 5 discussing five of his favorite horror movie quotes. The man has a thing for colorful language, so the list is entertaining as …well, you know. Dave, as always, has the Horror News of the Week and does not disappoint!

Co-hosts Doc RottenSantos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr., and Dave Dreher are back again this week for another fantastic episode of Horror News Radio, the official HorrorNews.Net podcast. BUT FIRST! Before we get too far into this episode’s fantastic content, BIG NEWS! Announcing, the HNR grue-crew are going on the road with a horror convention tour spring 2014 beginning with The Mad Monster Party in Charlotte, North Carolina, March 21-23. SEE YOU THERE! Be sure to go to their Facebook page and give them a like. Tell ‘em Horror News Radio sent you!


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00:03:50 – 300: Rise of the Empire
While the film is all about the beefy men behind Greece and the 300, it is Eva Green as Artemisia that wins all the praise and love from the HNR crew. She is spectacular and the best thing in 300: Rise of the Empire. Santos is also all about the over-the-top bloodshed and action the film offers while Dave is impressed with the 3D. Doc, however, has issues but admits it may be more about the screening experience than that actual film. You need to listen to understand that debacle. The grue-crew review the film in all its 3D gory mayhem.

00:40:30 – Top 5 Horror Quotes
The Black Saint steps in for Thomas to bring his Top 5 for the week jumping on the crew’s favorite line from the film bringing his Top 5 horror movie quotes. Santos relishes the opportunity to re-enact each and every quote and then puts Doc and Dave on the spot to drop their favorite as well.

  1. Dead Alive (1992) – “I kick ass for the Lord!”
  2. John Carpenter’s The Thing (1982) – “You gotta be f@%king kidding…”
  3. They Live  (1988) – “I came here to kick ass and chew bubble gum. And I am all out of bubble gum.”
  4. Child’s Play 3  (1991) – “Don’t f@%k with the Chuck!”
  5. Phantasm  (1979) – “BOY!”

00:46:17 – Horror News of the Week for 03/10/2014
Dave Dreher starts off the Horror News of the Week with the teaser trailer for Fear Clinic from director Robert Hall. Sticking with trailers, up next is the red band delight that is Stage Fright from director Jerome Sable featuring Minnie Driver and Meat Loaf. The action-packed TV spot and kick ass stills for The Raid 2excite the crew. It looks like a 4K transfer of the original 1974 Texas Chainsaw Massacre is on its way to theaters this fall. And, last but not least, Mondo has release a spectacular exclusive poster to promote this summer’s Godzilla.

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01:01:30 – Anchor Bay Blu-Ray Prize Pack Giveaway – In Fear and No One Lives
Horror News Radio is teaming up with Anchor Bay to provide a sweet, sweet Blu-Ray Prize Pack featuring the film In Fear, currently out on VOD and DVD (as of March 11, 2014). The film is from director Jeremy Lovering and it features Alice Englert (Beautiful Creatures), Iain De Caestecker (Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) and Allen Leech (Downton Abbey). The prize pack also comes with a second feature, No One Lives. Wow! That’s incredible! If you live in the U.S. (sorry U.S. only), you have until Midnight March 23, 2014 to get your name in the hat. Please check out the details here: HorrorNewsRadio.com.

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