Eps 58 – All Cheerleaders Die – Top 5 Godzilla Films

All Cheerleaders Die surprises the grue-crew mixing witchcraft and zombies with a fun, gory horror romp. The film is out on VOD as of May 8, 2014 from writers/directors Lucky (May) McKee and Chris (I Know Who Killed Me) Sivertson featuring Caitlin Stasey, Sianoa Smit-McPhee, Brooke Butler and Thomas Williamson. The films is out on theaters June 13, 2014.

Dave ramps up the news of the week with bits about American Horror Story: Freak ShowCannibal Holocaust and NBC’s Constantine. Doc steps in with the Top 5 Godzilla Films featuring King Kong, Mecha-Godzilla and Hedora, the Smog Monster.

Co-hosts Doc RottenSantos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr., Dave Dreher, Thomas Mariani and Vixen are back again this week to give you the best in horror as they recap, review and obliterate all that is horror this week!  The Black Saint’s Horror Trivia Contest continues this week with the Insight Editions’ latest book Godzilla: The Art of Destruction. We also have winners of the Anchor Bay Entertainment Blu-Ray Giveaway: Mr. Jones.

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All Cheerleaders Die (2014)
While the grue-crew agree the proceedings take a while to kick into action, All Cheerleaders Die is a blast giving the show one its most evenly keeled ratings yet. The story surprises with its mix of magic and supernatural and the actors really liven up the film, especially Sianoa Smit-McPhee and Tom Williamson. Santos reveals from an interview he had with the creative team of McKee and Sivertson that a trilogy is planned, for which Santos and Doc are immediately anticipating. Check out the discussion and the film.

Horror News of the Week for 05/12/2014
Dave Dreher  shares the Horror News of the Week beginning with news of NBC’s Constatine getting picked up for a full season and premiering a kick-ass trailer for the show. Next up Dave turns Vixen’s stomach with the announcement of the Cannibal Holocaust deluxe Blu-Ray. Everyone is excited about the promise of the fourth season of Ryan Murphy’s and Brad Falchuk’s hit horror show, American Horror Story: Freak Show. The idea of a killer clown that kills clowns much like Dexter is awesome news. Stephen King’s Mr. Mercedes already has a film deal, this surprises no one. James Wan is sharing via Twitter that Leigh Whannell is the director of Insidious: Chapter 3.

Top 5 Godzilla Films
Doc can hardly contain his excitement for the forthcoming Godzilla (2014) film, so he whips up a Top 5 Godzilla Films list with the help of the grue-crew.

  • King Kong vs Godzilla (1963) – Vixen
  • Godzilla, King of the Monsters (1956) – Dave
  • Invasion of the Astro-Monsters (1965) – Santos
  • Godzilla vs Mecha-Godzilla (1974) – Thomas
  • Godzilla vs Hedora, The Smog Monster (1971) – Doc

Insight Editions Book Giveaway – Godzilla: The Art of Destruction (2014)
Horror News Radio is teaming up with Insight Editions  to provide a monster book giveaway for their film Godzilla: The Art of Destruction. The book launches May 13, 2014. Entries will be accepted until Midnight (Eastern Standard Time), May 25, 2014. All you need to do is complete the The Black Saint’s HNR Horror Trivia Question at this address: The book giveaway is open to US addresses only.

Anchor Bay Entertainment Blu-Ray Giveaway – Mr. Jones (2014)
Horror News Radio is teaming up with Anchor Bay Entertainment to provide a killer DVD giveaway for their film Mr. Jones (2014) from director Karl Mueller featuring Sarah Jones and Jon Foster. The film launches May 6, 2014 on VOD and Blu-Ray. We have our winners: Kristin Theckston from New Jersey and Bill Cassinelli from Maine. Congratulations!

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Insight Editions Book Giveaway – Godzilla: The Art of Destruction (2014)

Insight Editions is teaming up with Horror News Radio and HorrorNews.Net to provide a giveaway copy of Godzilla: The Art of Destruction by Mark Cotta Vaz, the one-stop resource on the making of Gareth Evans’ Godzilla from Legendary Films, the hottest monster film of the summer of 2014. The book becomes available May 13, 2014. The contest is open to U.S. addresses only and closes on Sunday,  May 25, 2014 at midnight. Two winners will be selected at random, enter today. All you need to do is complete the The Black Saint’s HNR Horror Trivia Question below.

Godzilla: The Art of Destruction
“Published to coincide with the release of Warner Bros. and Legendary’s Godzilla, directed by Gareth Edwards, this visually stunning book will delve into the making of the movie and showcase its incredible production art. Presenting an extraordinary new vision for the beloved character through a dynamic selection of concept illustrations, sketches, storyboards, and other preproduction materials, Godzilla: The Art of Destruction will be the definitive book on one of the most anticipated films of 2014. Also featuring interviews with the director and key crew and cast members, the book will tell the complete story of the making of Godzilla from concept to final frames. Comprehensive and enthralling, Godzilla: The Art of Destruction is a book that no fan will want to be without.”

About the Author
Mark Cotta Vaz is the author of thirty-three books, including the Twilight Saga companion books, all number one New York Times best sellers, the award-winning The Invisible Art: The Legends of Movie Matte Paintings (co-authored with Oscar®-wining filmmaker and Academy Governor Craig Barron), and the critically acclaimed biography Living Dangerously: The Adventures of Merian C. Cooper, Creator of King Kong. Vaz is a life-long resident of the San Francisco Bay Area.

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