Guardians of the GalaxyÂ (2014) strikes gold at the box office. The risk pays off and Marvel has another huge hit. But what do the HNR grue-crew think of it? Will Dave finally like a super-hero movie?
DaveÂ sharesÂ the horror news of the week with the sad announcement of the passing of legendary make-up effects artists Dick Smith along with bits aboutÂ Ghostbusters 3Â andÂ Z-Nation. Dave also joins Doc in a mini-review of SyFy’sÂ Sharknado 2: The Second One.
Co-hostsÂ Doc Rotten,Â Santos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr.,Â Dave Dreher,Â 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! Â There’s still time to enter for a chance to win Anchor Bay’sÂ The Midnight Game.
Guardians of the GalaxyÂ (2014)
James Gunn is an mother flippin’ genius – he has infused an obscure Marvel property,Â Guardians of the Galaxy, with his unique brand of humor and comedic tone and created the best space opera to light up theaters since Star Wars. The film is all kinds of awesome and the grue-crew share their favorite moments, their most loved characters and most cherished songs included in the film’s sound track. WE ARE GROOT!
What Have You Been Watching: Sharknado 2: The Second OneÂ (2014)
Only on SyFy can such absolute crap become massively successful success, Asylum returns withÂ Sharknado 2: The Second One. As the title suggest, it’s more of the same. The grue-crew are here with chainsaws in hand to protect you from the fin-filled storms of Sharknado 2.
Horror News of the Week for 07/28/2014
Dave Dreher Â shares the Horror News of the Week beginning with news of the movie industry losing one of the true greats, R.I.P. Dick Smith. Universal is starting to ramp up its fusion of horror icons and Marvel-style universe building with a remake ofÂ The MummyÂ helmed by Alex Kurtzman.Â Texas Chainsaw MassacreÂ is back with a 40th anniversary 4 disc “Black Maria” edition.Â Ghostbusters 3Â remains in the news with hints that it may become and all-female cast. SyFy launches itsÂ Z-NationÂ media assault with the release of upcoming zombie TVÂ show’s trailer.
Contest: Anchor Bay DVD giveaway of The Midnight GameÂ
The Black Saint provides the trivia question for Anchor Bay’s DVD giveaway ofÂ The Midnight GameÂ coming out August 12, 2014. Anchor Bay is teaming up with Horror News Radio to give away two copies of the film. Check out http://horrornewsradio.com/trivia-midnightgame for details. Contest ends midnight, August 10, 2014 and is open to US residents only. Good luck!
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