FIRESTARTER (2022, Universal) Botched King Remake Lacks Heart and Character

On episode 495 of Horror News Radio:

  • The Grue-Crew review… FIRESTARTER (2022).

Warning: possible spoilers after the initial impressions!

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This is HORROR NEWS RADIO, the official GRUESOME MAGAZINE podcast. For this episode, the HNR Grue-Crew are teaming up with the HEROES AND DROIDS hosts to bring you this crossover review.

Back with Doc Rotten once again are the scariest, goriest, bloodiest co-hosts on the ‘Net.

  • Award-winning Film-maker, Christopher G. Moore
  • Guest-Host, BRIAN W. SMITH


A young girl tries to understand how she mysteriously gained the power to set things on fire with her mind.

  • Available in Theaters Beginning in Theaters and on Peacock Beginning May 13, 2022
  • Directed by Keith Thomas
  • Written by Scott Teems
  • Based on the Novel by: Stephen King
  • Cast: Zac Efron, Ryan Kiera Armstrong, Sydney Lemmon, Michael Greyeyes, Gloria Reuben, Kurtwood Smith