The Mummy (2017) – It Comes at Night (2017) – Episode 219 – Horror News Radio

The Dark Universe is upon us and thing ain’t looking too bright, sadly. THE MUMMY reboot of the Universal Monster franchise has finally arrived and the Grue-Crew is here to discuss the results. The lukewarm box office and piss-poor reviews are signs enough for what the Crew will share; however, award winning director Christopher G. Moore joins the crew this week to share his …love… for the film. Oh, dear. For the WHYBW segment, the Grue-Crew explore the A24 independent film release IT COMES AT NIGHT with a careful and critical eye. The film is catching flack for its marketing, Thomas insists to look at it without that issue in mind. Dave drops into the Horror News of the Week with the sad news of the loss of Adam West, the 1966 Batman himself. Other news includes the new Black Panther trailer and upcoming games from E3 2017 such as Transference from Spectravision.  Closing out the show Thomas and Santos participate in a battle of wits with this week’s Stump the Saint!

As always, the HNR Grue-Crew would love to hear from you, the listeners, the fans. You can always reach out via email at feedback(AT)horrornewsradio(DOT)com or find us on Twitter: Doc Rotten | Dave Dreher | The Black Saint | Thomas Mariani. Also, like us on Facebook and join the Horror News Radio Facebook Group.

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Episode 219 – The Mummy (2017) – It Comes at Night (2017)
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  • The Mummy (2017)
  • Director: Alex Kurtzman / w. David Keopp, Christopher McQuarrie, & Dylan Kussman
  • Cast:
    • Tom Cruise / Nick Morton
    • Russell Crowe / Dr. Henry Jekyll & Mr. Hyde
    • Annabelle Wallis / Jenny Halsey
    • Sofia Boutella / Ahmanet
    • Jake Johnson / Chris Vail
    • Courtney B. Vance / Colonel Greenway
    • Javier Botet / Set



  • It Comes at Night (2017)
  • Director: Trey Edwards Shults
  • Cast: Joel Edgerton, Christopher Abbott, Carmen Ejogo, Riley Keough, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Griffin Robert Faulkner, David Pendleton

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Eps 147 – The Boy

This week on Horror News Radio we try to follow Brahms’ rules as we babysit The Boy. Lauren Cohan steps out of the dangerous world of The Walking Dead to become a nanny in England looking after an 8 year old boy, except that boy turns out to be a life-sizes porcelain doll. The grue-crew are initially delighted as she begins to suspect there is more to the doll, to Brahms, fearing a spirit may actually reside within the creepy bastard. Things really perk up when she successfully convinces Malcolm (Rupert Evans) of her suspicions. Then…well…then…the third act arrives and the grue-crew are livid. Found out why!

Dave begins the HORROR NEWS OF THE WEEK segment with information about The Exorcist coming to FOX as an episode television show, Universal’s The Mummy gaining a star in Tom Cruise and The Joker making an impression (as does Harley Quinn) with the latest Suicide Squad trailer. Also announced this week is the forthcoming book from Gruesome Magazine written by the Grue-crew called Gruesome Magazine presents Horror Films from 1980.

Co-hosts Doc RottenSantos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr.Dave DreherThomas Mariani and Vixen, the voice of reason, are back again this week to give you the best in horror as they recap, review and obliterate all that is horror this week! Oh, and don’t forget – Stump the Saint! (Brought to you by Nightmare Code)

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Eps 62 – Edge of Tomorrow

Edge of Tomorrow (2014) may have flopped at the weekend box office but the HNR crew are generally enthusiastic about the film, its humor and Emily Blunt. Doug Liman directs and Tom Cruise stars along with Bill Paxton and Brendan Gleeson.

Dave ramps up the news of the week with Harbinger DownThe Stand and Rob Zombie while Santos continues with HNR’s newest segment of the show, Stump the Saint, featuring horror trivia questions provided by you, the Horror News Radio listener!

Co-hosts Doc RottenSantos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr., Dave Dreher and Thomas Mariani are back again this week to give you the best in horror as they recap, review and obliterate all that is horror this week!  Be on the lookout for the HNR crew at the Bizarre AC horror convention in Atlantic City, New Jersey June 13-15, 2014 and MonsterCon toy and comic convention in Greenville, South Carolina July 18-20, 2014.

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Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt headline the sci-fi epic from director Doug Liman, Edge of Tomorrow, fascinating and thrilling the HNR crew in the process. Well, except Dave who did not get to see it and Santos who was not satisfied with the ending in the slightest. Live. Die. Repeat.


Horror News of the Week for 06/09/2014
Dave Dreher  shares the Horror News of the Week beginning with news of The Fault in Our Stars director Josh Boone tackling the 3hr feature film adaptation of Stephen King’s The Stand. The sequel that will not go away, this week brings more rumblings about Ghostbusters 3. Dave is far more interested in the news of Pacific Rim 2 even if Santos is not amused. The trailer for Harbinger Down promises some awesome practical effects ala Carpenter’s The Thing. Rob Zombie continues to makes the news with the announcement of bringing his nightmare road show to Phoenix.


Stump the Saint for 06/02/2014
Santos Ellin Jr. is a horror historian, leading the country in horror trivia on the Quiz Up online game. He steps up to challenge you, the HNR listener to stump with trivia. Thus, Stump the Saint is born. The segment continues with three challenging questions from Peter V., TJ Fowler and Christopher G. Moore. Now it is  your turn, go to to submit your question to Stump the Saint.

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