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

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 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.

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Episode 220 – 47 Meters Down (2017) – Kill Switch (2017)
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Kill Switch – What Have You Been Watching

47 Meters Down – Featured Review

SHOWNOTES

INTRO [00:00:41]

HORROR NEWS OF THE WEEK [00:06:09]

  1. Universal and Blumhouse wish you a Happy Death Day!
  2. Gene Simmons looking to trademark the iconic Devilhorns heavy metal hand gesture
  3. Kurt Russell knows the truth is out there!
  4. Flatliners redo gets a trailer – and it doesn’t suck
  5. Kevin Smith horror anthology Killroy Was Here ramps up

SUPPORT HNR [00:34:33]

FEATURE REVIEW [00:35:04]

  • 47 Meters Down (2017)
  • Director: Johannes Roberts
  • Cast: Mandy Moore, Claire Holt, Matthew Modine

ANNOUNCEMENTS [01:13:52]

WHAT HAVE YOU BEEN WATCHING [01:16:02]

  • Kill Switch (2017)
  • Director: Tim Smit
  • Cast: Dan Stevens, Bérénice Marlohe, Tygo Gernandt

STUMP THE SAINT [01:33:16]

FEEDBACK [01:40:26]

  • 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

  • TV Horror w/ Primal Screen, Blood Drive, and The Mist

 

 

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Eps 159 – Hush – Holidays

The Grue-crew dive into a pair of horror films on VOD and streaming on Netflix. First up is the Blumhouse feature HUSH from director Mike Flanagan. The film features Kate Siegel and John Gallagher Jr. starring opposite each other as victim and predator in a tense, home-invasion thriller. Next is an anthology film centered around a years worth of holidays from Vertical Entertainment and XYZ Films called, you guessed it, HOLIDAYS. The eight segments feature directors Dennis Widmyer, Kevin Kolsch, Gary Shore, Nicholas McCarthy, Sarah Adina Smith, Anthony Scott Burns, Scott Stewart, Adam Egypt Mortimer and Kevin Smith.

Dave drives the HORROR NEWS OF THE WEEK segment sharing information about a variety of news from the previous week: ToHo releases a Godzilla trailer, Marvel shares the first teaser for Doctor Strange and Juan Antonio Bayona lands the job directing Jurassic World 2. In addition, the Grue-Crew announce the first HNR convention appearance for 2016: DragonCon (September 2 – 5, Atlanta, GA)!

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! Oh, and don’t forget – Stump the Saint! (Brought to you by Gruesome Magazine)

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Episode 159 – Hush (2016) – Holidays (2016)
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  • Featured Review: Hush (2016)
    A deaf woman is stalked by a psychotic killer in her secluded home.

    • d. Mike Flanagan
    • w. Mike Flanagan and Kate Siegel
    • c. Kate Siegel, John Gallagher Jr
    • Thomas Mariani 4 Stars (4 / 5)
    • Doc Rotten 4 Stars (4 / 5)
    • The Black Saint 4 Stars (4 / 5)
    • Dave Dreher 3.5 Stars (3.5 / 5)
    • Vixen 4.25 Stars (4.25 / 5)

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  • What Have You Been Watching: Holidays (2016)
    An anthology feature film that puts a uniquely dark and original spin on some of the most iconic and beloved holidays of all time by challenging our folklore, traditions and assumptions.

    • d.w. Anthony Scott Burns, Nicholas McCarthy, Adam Egypt Mortimer, Gary Shore, Kevin Smith, Sarah Adina Smith, Scott Stewart, Kevin Kölsch, and Dennis Widmyer
    • c. Lorenza Izzo, Michael Gross, Seth Green, Clare Grant, Ava Acres, Megan Duffy,
    • Doc Rotten 2 Stars (2 / 5)
    • Thomas Mariani 2.5 Stars (2.5 / 5)
    • The Black Saint 3 Stars (3 / 5)

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Episode 77 – Tusk – The Maze Runners

Tusk (2014) is Kevin’s Smith second horror comedy with the script germinating from the SModcast podcast: episode 259 The Walrus and The Carpenter. The film may be a bit uneven and controversial but the performance by Michael Parks as Howard Howe has a number of the grue-crew saying he should be considered for an Academy Award…but realize, sadly, it never will.

Dave shares the horror news of the week with news of Universal hiring Noah Hawley (Fargo) to script a Classic Monster flick and Camille Keaton returns for a sequel to I Spit On Your Grave. Doc, Thomas and Santos have all seen The Maze Runner…and they like it. What?

Co-hosts Doc RottenSantos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr., Dave Dreher, Thomas 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!  This week we announce that it is time to enter for a chance to win Lionsgate Home Entertainments’s Hannibal Season 2 DVD giveaway prize pack.


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Episode 77 – Tusk (2014) – The Maze Runner (2014)
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Tusk (2014) 
Kevin Smith turns a dare on his popular podcast into a full length feature, Tusk. The film stars Justin Long, Michael Parks, Genesis Rodriguez and Haley Joel Osment where Parks’ Howard Howe eyes Justin Long’s Wallace Bryton for his horrifying experiments in turning a man into a walrus, a new Mr. Tusk. The reviews are mixed among the grue-crew, Santos loves the films while Vixen shares she was prepared to walk out of the theater. It’s a lively conversation with a personal call to action for Kevin Smith from Thomas.

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What Have You Been Watching: The Maze Runner
Yes, The Maze Runner is an adaptation of a Young Adult novel, but it is well done, thrilling and features creepy creature effects with the Grievers. Doc Rotten, The Black Saint and Thomas Mariani each saw the film over the weekend and recap the highlights of the film, including some crafty eyebrow acting. Woot!

Horror News of the Week for 09/22/2014
Dave begins the Horror News of the Week with the announcement that Noah Hawley from the Fargo TV series has been hired to write the next film for the revamped Universal Monsters film series. Which monster he is writing has not yet been revealed. It appears that infamous director Ed Woods was also a writer of prose…and his 32 stories have been collected into a single volume. Camille Keaton returns for a sequel to I Spit On Your Grave. Hulu lands J.J. Abrams adaptation of Stephen King’s 11/22/63. And Spirit stores spread Halloween cheer to children.

Contest: Lionsgate Home Entertainment DVD giveaway of Hannibal Season 2.
The Black Saint provides the trivia question for Lionsgate Home Entertainment’s DVD giveaway of Hannibal Season 2 out now. Thank to The Black Saint, Horror News Radio as a copy to give away. Check out http://horrornewsradio.com/trivia-hannibal for details. Contest ends midnight, September 28, 2014 and is open to US residents only. Good luck!

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