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Eps 57 – The Amazing Spider-Man 2

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 swings into the top box office spot this weekend with Marc Webb directing and Andrew Garfield starring as Peter Parker/Spider-Man. The film introduces Harry Osborn as the Green Goblin (Dane DeHaan), Max Dillon as Electro (Jamie Foxx) and Aleksei Sytsevich as The Rhino (Paul Giamatti). Is this shades of Batman and Robin syndrome? Say it isn’t so!

Dave ramps up the news of the week with bits about Halloween 3, Dan Curtis’ Dracula with Jack Palance and the epic battle promised in the upcoming American-ized Godzilla film.

Co-hosts Doc Rotten, Santos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr., Dave Dreher and Thomas Mariani are back again this week to give you the best in horror as they recap, review and obliterate all that is horror this week!  The Black Saint’s Horror Trivia Contest continues this week with the Anchor Bay Entertainment Blu-Ray Giveaway: Mr. Jones.


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Episode 57 – The Amazing Spider-Man 2
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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)
Our favorite wall crawler returns in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 bringing with him Electro, The Green Goblin and The Rhino. To some this is all a big bag of nonsense, for others it is an emotional roller-coaster focusing on the story of Peter Parker and Gwen Stacy. Some of it works. Some of it fails miserably. The grue-crew has strong opinions on it, ‘Nuff Said.

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Horror News of the Week for 05/05/2014
Dave Dreher  shares the Horror News of the Week beginning with news of Halloween 3 which may or may not be in 3D. Stephen King fans are all excited about the promo for his next novel Mr. Mercedes. Was that Pennywise? Not many horror fans are aware that horror great Dan Curtis produced and directed a televised version of Dracula starring Jack Palance. The film is getting a Blu-Ray release. More Godzilla news building up to a battle of kaiju monsters. Finally, the WGN television show Salem is getting renewed and Doc has something to say about this!

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Anchor Bay Entertainment Blu-Ray Giveaway – Mr. Jones (2014)
Horror News Radio is teaming up with Anchor Bay Entertainment to provide a killer DVD giveaway for their film Mr. Jones (2014) from director Karl Mueller featuring Sarah Jones and Jon Foster. The film launches May 6, 2014 on VOD and Blu-Ray. Entries will be accepted until Midnight (Eastern Standard Time), May 11, 2014. All you need to do is complete the The Black Saint’s HNR Horror Trivia Question at this address: http://horrornewsradio.com/trivia-mrjones. The Blu-Ray giveaway is open to US addresses only

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Doc Rotten
Doc Rotten is the founder of Gruesome Magazine. He is also a film critic for Gruesome Magazine and the podcast host & producer for Horror News Radio, Monster Movie Podcast, Decades of Horror: 1970s, The American Horror Story Fan Podcast and Hannibal Fan Podcast. He is also co-host of the Dracula podcast on TV TALK and is a contributing reviewer for HorrorNews.Net and Widescreen Warrior. Doc a lifelong fan of horror films, sci-fi flicks and monster movies first discovering Universal Monsters and Planet of the Apes as a young child in the 1970's searching out every issue of Famous Monster of Filmland (and, later, Fangoria). Favorite films include Jaws, The Car, The Birds, The Tingler, Vampire Circus and The Exorcist. Still a huge fan of horror films from the 70s, Doc continues consuming horror films to this day for the site, for the podcasts and for the fun of it all.
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