Found footage gets anti-social in the new theatrical release, Unfriended. The film hits for its target audience but leaves the Grue-crew a little cold. The same cannot be said for Netflix’s Marvel TV series Daredevil however. Marvel is no longer content with DC holding the best in TV moniker as they best everything on the small screen with their gritty superhero drama.
Dave dishes a new plate of HORROR NEWS OF THE WEEK with information about Star Wars VII, The Entity and The People Under the Stairs. Also, Doc announces a new contest from the cool cats at Ghoulish Productions featuring a kick-ass Vampire mask giveaway.
Co-hostsÂ Doc Rotten,Â Santos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr.,Â Dave Dreher,Â Thomas MarianiÂ andÂ 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 fun continues with the HNR REACHT Horror Poll!Â
Review: UnfriendedÂ (2015)Â
Director Levan Gabriadze and writer Nelson Greaves team up with Blumhouse to usher in a new age in horror where a vengeful spirit attacks her prey through Skype chat in the latest theatrical horror release Unfriended. Told entirely from the laptop screen of the lead protagonist, the film weaves its tale through video chat screens, text messages. Facebook posts and Youtube videos. The Grue-crew wrestle with the concept versus the execution in deciding if the film is successful or a flop.
What Have You Been Watching: DaredevilÂ (2015)Â
Watch out DC, Marvel is stealing your television thunder with its latest hit Daredevil available now on Netflix. The show stars Charlie Cox as Matt Murdock/Daredevil, Elden Henson as Foggy Nelson and Debra Ann Woll as Karen Page. But it is Vincent D’Onofrio who rises above the flames as Wilson Fisk, the villain often known as Kingpin. He kicks ass, literally.
HNR Contest: Ghoulish Productions Viper the Vampire Mask GiveawayÂ
Horror News Radio teams up with Ghoulish Productions to give away a kick-ass Viper the Vampire mask. It is time to prepare for Halloween 2015 by entering to win this extraodinary full face mask, scare your friends and neighbors. Woot!Â The deadline to enter is Midnight (EST) Sunday, May 3, 2015. All you need to do is complete the RaffleCopter entry formÂ at https://horrornewsradio.com/trivia-viper. The Ghoulish Productions Viper MaskÂ giveaway is open to US addresses only.
Horror News of the Week for 04/20/2015Â
Dave sharesÂ the Horror News of the Week with another round of Trailers galore including Star Wars VII, Jurassic World, Fantastic Four and Batman V Superman. In other news, James Wan is preparing to remake the Eighties classic, The Entity. Lily Rabe is heading to ABC’s The Whispers getting only a hushed response. Wes Craven in turn is heading to SyFy to do a TV version of The People Under the Stairs. Rick Baker is auctioning off some really cool stuff.
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