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Alien: Covenant – Twin Peaks the Return – Episode 216 – Horror News Radio

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 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 216 – Alien: Covenant (2017) – Twin Peaks: The Return (2017)
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SHOWNOTES

INTRO [00:00:42]

HORROR NEWS OF THE WEEK [00:04:15]

SUPPORT HNR [00:40:09]

FEATURE REVIEW [00:40:52]

  • Alien: Covenant (2017)
  • Director: Ridley Scott / w. Jack Paglen & Michael Green and John Logan & Dante Harper
  • Cast: Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Demian Bichir, Carmen Ejogo, Jussie Smollett, Callie Hernandez, Amy Seimetz, Nathaniel Dean, Alexander England, w/ Javier Botet, James Franco, Guy Pearce, & Noomi Rapace

ANNOUNCEMENTS [01:31:24]

WHAT HAVE YOU BEEN WATCHING [01:35:58]

  • Twin Peaks: The Return (2017)
  • Creator: Mark Frost & David Lynch
  • Cast: Kyle MacLachlan, Sheryl Lee, Kimmy Robertson, Russ Tamblyn, Madchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook, Ray Wise, Grace Zabriskie, Everette McGill, Amy Shiels

STUMP THE SAINT [01:47:27]

FEEDBACK [01:55:21]

  • 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

  • Hounds of Love and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

 

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Eps 111 – Mad Max: Fury Road

Despite amounting to little more than an extended chase scene, George Miller’s MAD MAX: FURY ROAD offers a complex and engaging fully realized apocalyptic world full of imagination and insanity. From Max to Furiosa to Immortan Joe to Nux, the visuals are incredible and the action is something that has never been seen before. “What A Day! What A Lovely Day!”

Dave dishes a new plate of HORROR NEWS OF THE WEEK with information about Fear the Walking Dead, Twin Peaks and Scream Queens. Guest-host director Christopher G. Moore shares his adventures at the Crimson Screen Horror Film Festival in Charleston, South Carolina.

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!

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Episode 111 – Mad Max: Fury Road – Crimson Screen Horror Film Festival
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Review: Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) 

The HNR grue-crew climb aboard Furiosa’s War Machine and speed headlong toward Valhalla screaming the praise of Mad Max: Fury Road. Well, most of the crew, anyways. Doc decides to start the new church of Fury Road while The Black Saint struggles with the plot and character. It’s an exciting – and heated – discussion about the fourth Mad Max movie and George Miller’s crowning achievement in film. Christopher gives the film 500 miles an hour out of 5. Wowzers!

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Festival Report: Crimson Screen Horror Film Festival 

The HNR grue-crew start off the segment congratulating guest-host Christopher G. Moore on his Best Screen play win at the Crimson Screen Horror Film Festival, as well as taking home Best Director at the Killuride Film Festival the same weekend. Christopher shares his experience at the show with highlights and praise while Doc gets downright angry at the screening of Headless. Oh, my. Disengaged also won for best effects (Mariah Johnson w/ Angela Pritchett) at Killuride.

Horror News of the Week for 05/18/2015 

Dave shares the Horror News of the Week with tons of TV announcements beginning with David Erikson setting the record straight about Fear the Walking Dead. David Lynch has patched things up with Showtime returning to direct all the episode of the Twin Peaks revival. MTV has released the first full trailer for their upcoming Scream Queens series. In movie news, Nina Forever releases their must-not-miss trailer and Kevin Bacon teases a rumor about returning to Tremors.

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Special thanks and a big shout out goes to the band Tear Out The Heart and Victory Records for allowing HorrorNews.Net to sample music from their single Undead Anthem for the podcast’s intro and outro theme music. Check them out and tell them The Official HorrorNews.Net Podcast sent you their way!

Thanks to the sponsors who are providing kick-ass giveaways for the Mad Monster Party.

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Eps 105 – WolfCop – Furious 7

The HNR grue-crew dive into the ludicrous lupine lampoon, WOLFCOP, and review the box office smash from James Wan, FURIOUS 7. Currently available on Netflix, the horror comedy Wolfcop features a blend of Wolf-man meets Troma. The man behind Insidious and The Conjuring goes Hollywood driving the Fast the the Furious franchise into its seventh installment with Furious 7.

Dave dishes a new plate of HORROR NEWS OF THE WEEK with information about Twin Peaks, Stung and passing of two horror legends: Robert Z’Dar and Tom Towles.

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: Anchor Bay Entertainment returns with a ECHOES Blu-Ray Giveaway! 


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Episode 105 – Wolfcop – Furious 7
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Review: Wolfcop (2014) 

If you are a fan of Troma films and love a good werewolf pic, then WOLFCOP is the film for you. It is not, however, necessarily a film for every host on HNR. The film is high concept, low brow humor and gory special effects. What else would a fun-loving horror fan need?

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What Have You Been Watching: Furious 7 (2015) 

James Wan delivers with his first foray into high action Hollywood blockbuster features with FURIOUS 7. The film has a tremendous cast featuring horror and John Carpenter favorite Kurt Russell in a supporting role. Doc Rotten and Thomas Mariani discuss the direction, the stunts and the emotional send off to the late Paul Walker.

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HNR Contest:  Anchor Bay Entertainment Echoes Blu-Ray 

Horror News Radio and Anchor Bay Entertainment announce the ECHOES Blu-Ray giveaway. Anchor Bay Entertainment is providing a pair of Blu-Rays for the upcoming thriller ECHOES directed by Nils Timm and featuring Steven Brand and Kate French. The deadline to enter is Midnight (EST) Sunday, April 12, 2015. All you need to do is complete the The Black Saint’s HNR Horror Trivia Question at http://horrornewsradio.com/trivia-echoes. The Anchor Bay Entertainment Echoes giveaway is open to US addresses only.

Horror News of the Week for 04/06/2015 

Dave shares the Horror News of the Week beginning on a somber note with the passing of both Robert Z’Dar and Tom Towles. It seems David Lynch is out of the Showtime Twin Peaks revival. Too bad. From Tribeca comes the trailer for Stung. Wondercon provided Blumhouse the opportunity to push Insidious Chapter 3, The Gallows, Sinister 2 and more. The indy project Strange Blood works hard to capture your attention with its poster, stills and trailer.

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Special thanks and a big shout out goes to the band Tear Out The Heart and Victory Records for allowing HorrorNews.Net to sample music from their single Undead Anthem for the podcast’s intro and outro theme music. Check them out and tell them The Official HorrorNews.Net Podcast sent you their way!

Thanks to the sponsors who are providing kick-ass giveaways for the Mad Monster Party.

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Episode 79 – Annabelle – Gone Girl

Annabelle (2014) scares up some solid box office but struggles to gain ample praise from the HNR grue-crew. The film dives into the back story of the creepy-as-all-get-out doll from The Conjuring. Watch your basements!

Dave shares the horror news of the week with news of Twin Peaks, ABC’s of Death 2 and Adam Green’s Happy Halloween. Did we mention, Twin Peaks? Thomas discusses Gone Girl from director David Fincher.

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 remind you about the contest to win a fantastic Halloween mask from Ghoulish Productions.


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Episode 79 – Annabelle – Gone Girl
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Expanding the story behind the possessed doll introduced in the intro to The ConjuringAnnabelle tries hard to scare and entertain audiences across the globe. Gauging from the week end box office, the film seems to have struck a chord with horror and film fans. The blandest of bland main characters lumber along until a demon enters into the picture to spice things up. A few good, well orchestrated scenes a great horror film does not make. The grue-crew discuss the successes and failures found in Annabelle.

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What Have You Been Watching: Gone Girl
Thomas Mariani jumps in with a review of David Fincher’s latest film, Gone Girl. The film receives high praise from Thomas who dances around all the plot twists and surprises in the film. He cautiously discusses deserved Oscar nods and shares it is NOT a date movie!

Horror News of the Week for 10/06/2014
Dave returns to bring you the Horror News of the Week with news of the return of Twin Peaks from David Lynch coming to Showtime in 2016. Annabelle has drawn out Don Mancini to proclaim he wants to make Chuck vs Annabelle. Yeah, right. Vampires and Werewolves attack in Joe Dante’s Ombre Amore and no one really cares. The marketing behind ABC’s of Death 2 are stirring up a stink with 26 NSFW pictures from the film, one for each segment. Director Adam Green return with another Happy Halloween short.

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Contest: Ghoulish Productions presents the mask, Blurp Charlie
Horror News Radio is teaming up with Ghoulish Productions out of Atlanta, GA to give away an awesome and gruesome MASK just in time for Halloween! Check out the visual for BLURP CHARLIE! Oh, my! Fantastic! The contest is open until Midnight, Sunday October 19, 2014 (EST) to enter. Just head over to http://horrornewsradio.com/trivia-ghoulish for the change to win this incredible prize. The contest is open to US addresses only. But! Ghoulish Production is also offering an exclusivecoupon for all HNR listeners to save 10% off your entire order, just type in the coupon code HNR to get your discount! Just head over to http://www.ghoulishproductions.com to check out all the kick ass masks.

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