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Venom – Episode 293 – Horror News Radio

James Wan chooses a director for THE CONJURING 3, Disney announces the name of the new Star Wars TV show, and Walking Dead fans bid farewell to actor Scott Wilson. The Grue-Crew, along with guest-host Michelle Iannantuono, review VENOM, the new Sony/Columbia Pictures Spider-man-less Spider-man universe film featuring Tom Hardy as everyone’s favorite anti-hero. Join Dave Dreher, Doc Rotten, Christopher G. Moore, and Vanessa Thompson as we discuss Horror News of the Week and review the latest horror offerings.

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Episode 293 – Venom
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FEATURE TOPIC: Venom

When Eddie Brock acquires the powers of a Symbiote, he will have to release his alter-ego “Venom” to save his life.

Director: Ruben Fleischer
Cast: Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Riz Ahmed

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Hell Fest – Episode 292 – Horror News Radio

James Wan has a big week in horror news with the announcement that he will produce the U.S. version of TRAIN TO BUSAN, that THE NUN is the highest grossing Conjuring Universe film, and that ANNABELLE 3 has found its lead. The Grue-Crew review HELL FEST, the new slasher film that launches the Halloween season for 2018. Join Dave Dreher, Doc Rotten, Christopher G. Moore, and Vanessa Thompson as we discuss Horror News of the Week and review the latest horror offerings.

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Episode 292 – Hell Fest
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FEATURE TOPIC: Hell Fest

A masked serial killer turns a horror-themed amusement park into his own personal playground, terrorizing a group of friends while the rest of the patrons believe that it is all part of the show.

Director: Gregory Plotkin
Cast: Bex Taylor-Klaus, Reign Edwards, Amy Forsyth

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The House With A Clock In Its Walls – Slice – Episode 291 – Horror News Radio

What’s this? A new TV trailer reveals Jack Black will return as R.L. Stein in Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween. The Grue-Crew review the “other” Jack Black family-friendly horror film A House with a Clock in Its Walls from director…Eli Roth. And, look for the “Worth Watching” segment about the horror comedy Slice. Join Dave Dreher, Doc Rotten, Christopher G. Moore, and Vanessa Thompson as we discuss Horror News of the Week and review the latest horror offerings.

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Episode 291 – The House with a Clock in Its Walls – Slice
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FEATURE TOPIC: The House with a Clock in Its Walls

A young orphan named Lewis Barnavelt aids his magical uncle in locating a clock with the power to bring about the end of the world.

Director: Eli Roth (w/ Eric Kripke)
Cast: Jack Black, Cate Blanchett, Owen Vaccaro, Kyle MacLachlan

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WORTH WATCHING: Slice

When a pizza delivery driver is murdered on the job, the city searches for someone to blame: ghosts? drug dealers? a disgraced werewolf?

Director: Austin Vesely
Cast: Zazie Beetz, Joe Keery, Hannibal Buress

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The Predator – Mandy – Episode 290 – Horror News Radio

Netflix delivers killers trailers for the original film THE APOSTLE and THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE 10 episode series. Shudder is delivering a horror film each week this Halloween season. Christopher, Dave, and Doc review THE PREDATOR. And, DIG TWO GRAVES director Hunter Adams joins Christopher, Doc, and Vanessa to discuss the mind-bending masterpiece MANDY. Join Dave Dreher, Doc Rotten, Christopher G. Moore, and Vanessa Thompson as we discuss Horror News of the Week and review the latest horror offerings.

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Episode 289 – The Nun
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FEATURE TOPIC: The Predator

When a young boy accidentally triggers the universe’s most lethal hunters’ return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and a disgruntled science teacher can prevent the end of the human race.

Director: Shane Black (w/ Fred Dekker)
Cast: Boyd Holbrook, Trevante Rhodes, Jacob Tremblay, Keegan-Michael Key, Olivia Munn, Sterling K. Brown, Thomas Jane, Alfie Allen, Augusto Aguilera, Jake Busey, Yvonne Strahovski

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WORTH WATCHING: Mandy

Mandy is set in the primal wilderness of 1983 where Red Miller, a broken and haunted man hunts an unhinged religious sect who slaughtered the love of his life.

Director: Panos Cosmatos & Chris ‘Casper’ Kelly
Cast: Nicolas Cage, Andrea Riseborough, Linus Roache

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The Nun – Episode 289 – Horror News Radio

The Halloween 2018 second trailer is here and it impresses – as does its premiere at TIFF. October looks fantastic! Rest in peace Burt Reynolds – thank you for Deliverance, Smokey and the Bandit, Cannonball Run, and so much more.  Guest host Jeff Mohr joins Christopher, Vanessa, and Doc to review The Nun! Join Dave Dreher, Doc Rotten, Christopher G. Moore, and Vanessa Thompson as we discuss Horror News of the Week and review the latest horror offerings.

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Episode 289 – The Nun
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FEATURE TOPIC: The Nun

A priest with a haunted past and a novice on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to investigate the death of a young nun in Romania and confront a malevolent force in the form of a demonic nun.

Director: Corin Hardy
Cast: Demian Bichir, Taissa Farmiga, Jonas Bloquet, Bonnie Aarons

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Blood Fest – Episode 288 – Horror News Radio

Mike Flanagan returns to Netflix with THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE, coming this October. Dwayne Johnson elaborates on his plans to reboot BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA. Michael Jackson’s THRILLER is heading to IMAX in 3-D…for one week. And, Dave, Christopher, Vanessa, and Doc review the Puppet Master reboot, BLOOD FEST. Dave shares his visit to Horror Hound. Join Dave Dreher, Doc Rotten, Christopher G. Moore, and Vanessa Thompson as we discuss Horror News of the Week and review the latest horror offerings.

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FEATURE TOPIC: Blood Fest

Fans flock to a festival celebrating the most iconic horror movies, only to discover that the charismatic showman behind the event has a diabolical agenda. As festival attendees start dying off, three teenagers – more schooled in horror-film cliches than practical knowledge about neutralizing psycho killers – must band together and battle through various madmen and monstrosities to survive.

Director: Owen Egerton
Cast: Zachary Levi, Robbie Kay, Seychelle Gabriel

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Castle Rock S01E07 and S01E08 – Episode 286 – Horror News Radio

J.J. Abrams and HULU join forces to build upon the themes and characters created by Stephen King in the 10 episode TV series CASTLE ROCK. For this episode of HNR, the Grue-Crew take a look at the next two hours of the show, “The Queen” and “Past Perfect,” continuing “an epic saga of darkness and light” in the small town of Castle Rock, Maine. Join Dave Dreher, Doc Rotten, Christopher G. Moore, and Vanessa Thompson as we discuss the next episodes of HULU’S CASTLE ROCK created by Sam Shaw and Dustin Thomason.

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Episode 286 – Castle Rock S01E07 and S01E08
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THE QUEEN

Memories haunt Ruth Deaver.

PAST PERFECT

Newcomers set up shop in Castle Rock, Henry follows a clue.

CAST

  • André Holland as Henry Matthews Deaver
  • Melanie Lynskey as Molly Strand
  • Bill Skarsgård as “The Kid”
  • Jane Levy as Jackie Torrance
  • Sissy Spacek as Ruth Deaver
  • Scott Glenn as Alan Pangborn
  • Noel Fisher as Dennis Zalewski
  • Ann Cusack as Warden T. Porter
  • Chris Coy as Boyd
  • Terry O’Quinn as Dale Lacy
  • Frances Conroy as Martha Lacy.
  • Josh Cooke as Reeves
  • Charlie Tahan as Dean Merrill
  • Adam Rothenberg as Reverend Matthew Deaver
  • Chosen Jacobs as Wendell Deaver
  • Allison Tolman as Molly Strand’s sister

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Puppet Master The Littlest Reich – The Happytime Murders – Episode 286 – Horror News Radio

The trailer for the SUSPIRIA remake is here. Does it change our minds about the film? SLICE is a rollicking horror romp, check out the trailer. Christopher is all about the MAN OF MEDAN choose your adventure horror game, find out why. And, Dave, Christopher, Vanessa, and Doc review the Puppet Master reboot, PUPPET MASTER THE LITTLEST REICH. Then, the Grue-Crew follow that up with another puppet monstrosity, THE HAPPYTIME MURDERS. Join Dave Dreher, Doc Rotten, Christopher G. Moore, and Vanessa Thompson as we discuss Horror News of the Week and review the latest horror offerings.

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Episode 286 – Puppet Master The Littlest Reich – The Happytime Murders
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FEATURE TOPIC: Puppet Master The Littlest Reich

Recently divorced and reeling, Edgar returns to his childhood home to regroup his life. When Edgar finds a nefarious looking puppet in his deceased brother’s room, he decides to sell the doll for some quick cash. Girl-next-door Ashley and comic book pal Markowitz join Edgar for a doomed road trip to an auction at a convention celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the infamous Toulon Murders. All hell breaks loose when a strange force animates the puppets at the convention, setting them on a bloody killing spree that’s motivated by an evil as old as time.

Director: Sonny Laguna, Tommy Wiklund
Writer: S. Craig Zahler
Cast: Thomas Lennon, Michael Paré, Charlyne Yi

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WORTH WATCHING: The Happytime Murders

A murder mystery set in a world where humans and puppets co-exist, but puppets are viewed as second-class citizens. When the puppet cast of an ’80s children’s TV show begins to get murdered one by one, a former cop, who has since become a private eye, takes on the case.

Director: Brian Henson
Cast: Melissa McCarthy, Elizabeth Banks, Maya Rudolph

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Castle Rock S01E05 and S01E06 – Episode 284 – Horror News Radio

J.J. Abrams and HULU join forces to build upon the themes and characters created by Stephen King in the 10 episode TV series CASTLE ROCK. For this episode of HNR, the Grue-Crew take a look at the second two hours of the show, “Harvest” and “Filter,” continuing “an epic saga of darkness and light” in the small town of Castle Rock, Maine. Join Dave Dreher, Doc Rotten, Christopher G. Moore, and Vanessa Thompson as we discuss the next episodes of HULU’S CASTLE ROCK created by Sam Shaw and Dustin Thomason.

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Episode 284 – Castle Rock S01E05 and S01E06
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HARVEST

A stranger comes to town; Castle Rock honors Sheriff Pangborn.

FILTER

Henry’s son visits from Boston; a funeral stirs up unsettling memories.

CAST

  • André Holland as Henry Matthews Deaver
  • Melanie Lynskey as Molly Strand
  • Bill Skarsgård as “The Kid”
  • Jane Levy as Jackie Torrance
  • Sissy Spacek as Ruth Deaver
  • Scott Glenn as Alan Pangborn
  • Noel Fisher as Dennis Zalewski
  • Ann Cusack as Warden T. Porter
  • Chris Coy as Boyd
  • Terry O’Quinn as Dale Lacy
  • Frances Conroy as Martha Lacy.
  • Josh Cooke as Reeves
  • Charlie Tahan as Dean Merrill
  • Adam Rothenberg as Reverend Matthew Deaver
  • Chosen Jacobs as Wendell Deaver
  • Allison Tolman as Molly Strand’s sister

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Down a Dark Hall – Episode 285 – Horror News Radio

Bruce Campbell returns as Ash for an upcoming EVIL DEAD game. THE NUN gets pulled from youtube. CASTLE ROCK gets renewed for a second season. And, Christopher, Vanessa, and Doc review the YA gothic horror entry DOWN A DARK HALL. Join Dave Dreher, Doc Rotten, Christopher G. Moore, and Vanessa Thompson as we discuss Horror News of the Week and review the latest horror offerings.

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Episode 285 – Down a Dark Hall
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HORROR NEWS OF THE WEEK

FEATURE TOPIC: Down A Dark Hall

Kit Gordy, a new student at the exclusive Blackwood Boarding School, confronts the institution’s supernatural occurrences and dark powers of its headmistress.

Director: Rodrigo Cortés
Cast: AnnaSophia Robb, Uma Thurman, Isabelle Fuhrman

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