Following director Franck Khalfoun to his most recent film, i-Lived, a tale of Faustian proportions. The Grue-crew dive into reviewing the DVD/VOD release (out July 3, 2015) from XLRator exploring the idea of a mobile app that has a dastardly, devilish agenda. Poor Josh (Jeremiah Watkins) has no idea what he is in store for. Dun-Dun-Duuunn!!
DaveÂ dishes a new plate of HORROR NEWS OF THE WEEK with the news about the passing of the original “Avenger” Patrick Macnee, Adam Green gets “Horrified” and Barbara Steele gets a big release. All that and something about MTV’s Scream series.
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!Â Doc announces the latestÂ contest as HNR teams up with Diabolique Magazine for a subscriptionÂ giveawayÂ to their “Premiere Horror Genre Magazine.”
Review: i-Lived (2015)Â
Having enjoyed the Franck Khalfoun remake of Maniac – which was covered on one of the early episodes of HNR, the Grue-Crew was intrigued by his follow up feature, i-Lived. Sadly, however, the results were not as enthusiastic. Oh, my. While Thomas just comes out against the film the remaining crew try – oh, they try – to find something positive to say. Still, the discussion is lively and Santos points out that the review on HorrorNews.net proclaimed it one of the best of 2015. So…what do we know?
HNR Contest: Diabolique Magazine Subscription GiveawayÂ
Horror News Radio is teaming up with our good friends at Diabolique Magazine to giveaway a 6 month subscription to their “Premiere Horror Genre Magazine.” This is a unique opportunity to check out this insightful and class-act horror magazine. You will be glad you did! The entry deadline is Midnight (EST) July 5, 2015 and is open to US addresses only. It costs you nothing, so don’t miss this golden opportunity to win A FREE 6 month subscription to Diabolique Magazine. Enter today!
Horror News of the Week for 06/29/2015Â
DaveÂ sharesÂ the Horror News of the Week with news of the passing of Patrick Macnee who starred in the horror classics The Howling and Waxworks but may be best remembered as John Steed on the Sixties TV series, The Avengers. Real life horror catches the eye of Hollywood as the sniff around the news of “The Watcher” chasing a family out of their newly purchased home by leaving them threatening letters. Always looking for new ways to terrify his fans, Adam Green is releases the series “Horrified” online only.Â Severin Films announces a Blu-ray set containing three classic Barbara Steele films: Mariano Caiano’s Nightmare Castle, Antonio Margheriti’s Castle of Blood and Massimo Pupillo’s Terror Creatures from the Grave. MTV is promoting its Scream premiere by releasing the first 8 minutes.
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