Doc Rotten is the founder of Gruesome Magazine. He is also a film critic for Gruesome Magazine and the podcast host & producer for Horror News Radio, Monster Movie Podcast, Decades of Horror: 1970s, The American Horror Story Fan Podcast and Hannibal Fan Podcast. He is also co-host of the Dracula podcast on TV TALK and is a contributing reviewer for HorrorNews.Net and Widescreen Warrior. Doc a lifelong fan of horror films, sci-fi flicks and monster movies first discovering Universal Monsters and Planet of the Apes as a young child in the 1970's searching out every issue of Famous Monster of Filmland (and, later, Fangoria). Favorite films include Jaws, The Car, The Birds, The Tingler, Vampire Circus and The Exorcist. Still a huge fan of horror films from the 70s, Doc continues consuming horror films to this day for the site, for the podcasts and for the fun of it all.
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Eps 54 — Oculus – Top 5 Killer Inanimate Objects in Horror Movies

Mike Flanagan is scaring the masses with his latest horror flick, Oculus, featuring Karen Gillan, Branton Thwaites and Katee Sackhoff. The Horror News Radio grue-crew review the film with a heated discussion agreeing on tone, atmosphere and casting while disagreeing on effect, scares and … that ending. Dave Dreher provides this week’s Horror News of the […]

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Eps 53 — Captain America: The Winter Soldier

“Captain, in Order to build a better world, sometimes means tearing the old one down… And that makes enemies.” — Alexander Pierce. Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) from directors Anthony Russo and Joe Russo is destroying the box office with is theatrical release, making it yet another successful super hero film in Marvel Studio’s cinematic universe. The […]

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Anchor Bay Blu-ray Prize Pack Giveaway – In Fear (2014) and No One Lives (2013)

Horror News Radio is teaming up with Anchor Bay Films to promote the release of the Sundance Horror Sensation IN FEAR (2014) from director Jeremy Lovering featuring Iain De Caestecker (Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.), Alice Englert (Beautiful Creatures) and Allen Leech (Grand Piano and Downton Abbey). The film launches on March 11, 2014 on Blu-ray, […]