Jeff Mohr, host of Decades of Horror: The Classic Era and the Gruesome Magazine Podcast, joins Doc Rotten and Christopher G. Moore for a deep dive spoiler review of Ari Aster’s Hereditary. What’s up with Charlie? What the heck happened in the finale? Why are some audiences not responding as expected? Is this a comedy and we don’t know it yet? These and many more questions tackled on this episode of Horror News Radio.
The Halloween remake is one trailer closer to searing our brains. It looks like Sam Raimi and Ryan Reynolds are joining forces to fight Nazis in the Bermuda Triangle. And, the Grue-Crew share their thoughts on Ari Astor’s debut horror feature Hereditary. 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. Also joining us the one-and-only Paul Cardullo.
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HORROR NEWS OF THE WEEK
- The Halloween 2018 Trailer Drops
- What the hell is a “Mega-Predator”? TV spot for The Predator reveals all
- Ryan Reynolds set to lead Sam Raimi directed Bermuda Triangle featuring sharks, Vikings, and… Nazis…
- Angel: A new indie effort brings us a female slasher
- Drew Goddard (Cabin in the Woods) returns with Bad Times at the El Royale
- Fede Alverez (Evil Dead, Don’t Breathe) returns with Girl in the Spider’s Web
- Amblin & James Wan team up to remake Arachnophobia
- Friday the 13th Game caught up in the F13 copyright lawsuit
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FEATURE TOPIC: Hereditary
When the matriarch of the Graham family passes away, her daughter’s family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry.
Writer/Director: Ari Astor
Cast: Toni Collette, Gabriel Byrne, Milly Shapiro, Alex Wolff, Ann Dowd
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Horror is in the home and in the stars this week on Horror News Radio! The Grue Crew viewed the theatrical release Winchester! Decades of Horror: The Classic Era host Jeff Mohr to witness acclaimed actress Helen Mirren battle ghosts in this based-on-a-true-story horror film. Now, this is the only film planned… until Netflix threw us for a loop during The Super Bowl for the surprise reveal of The Cloverfield Paradox that came right after the game. Yes, The Cloverfield Paradox continues the mystery box ladened series with sci-fi/horror to… intriguing results. Speaking of the Super Bowl, Dave Dreher brings the big genre trailers to Horror News of the Week, along with news of Roxanne Benjamin making her debut and Sundance darling Hereditary blowing horror expectations out of the water. Thomas wraps it all up with another round of the game Phantom Factor and some listener feedback!
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HORROR NEWS OF THE WEEK [00:04:32]
- Super Bowl brings a slew of genre fare to the game
- Trailer for Hereditary impresses
- Roxanne Benjamin is directing her first feature Body at Brighton Rock
- Scream Factory announces The House That Drips Blood Blu-ray
- IFC Midnight gives up the info on Midnighters
FEATURE REVIEW: Winchester [00:25:52]
- Winchester (2018)
- directors: The Spierig Brothers
- cast: Helen Mirren, Jason Clarke, Sarah Snook
- In February, we will be working with the Nevermore Film Festival in Durham, NC to present THE MANITOU on the Big Screen in honor of Santos Ellin Jr. / the Black Saint. The first showing will be on Saturday, February 24th, 2018 at 3:10 pm, which The Grue Crew plan on attending. The second will be on Sunday, February 25th, 2018 at 8:00 pm. Head over here to keep up with this event.
WHAT HAVE YOU BEEN WATCHING: Cloverfield Paradox [00:54:07]
- Cloverfield Paradox (2018)
- director: Julius Onah
- cast: Gugu Mbatha-Raw. Daniel Bruhl, Chris O’Dowd, John Ortiz, David Oyelowo, Zhang Ziui, Elizabeth Debicki, Askel Hennie
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