Fans of the [REC] series rejoice, Doc, The Black Saint, Dave, Thomas and Vixen review the fourth in the franchise, [REC] 4: Apocalypse. Angela returns to the series as she is taken aboard an oil tanker to be examined and probed. Will the film live up to the first two films – classics in their own right – or, will it tumble like [REC] 3 (even though Doc enjoys the hell out of that film)?
Dave shares the horror news of the week with news about Tales of Halloween, Friday the 13th and Stab. The entire grue-crew take a look a The Scarehouse, the film The Black Saint put on his Top 10 of 2014.
Co-hosts Doc Rotten, Santos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr., Dave Dreher, Thomas 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! Also, hang tight for news of the latest HNR contest teaming up with Diamond Select Toys, insane. Also returning this week, Stump the Saint!
Review: [REC] 4: Apocolypse (2014)
Angela (Manuela Velasco from [REC] & [REC] 2) returns to the franchise only to find herself trapped on an Oil Tanker at sea where she is examine and probed. The scientists on board are looking for a cure for the rage virus that attacked the apartment complex and the wedding from [REC] 3. But all is not as it seems. Opinions on the film vary as the HNR gang takes a long look at what sailed and what sunk in the fourth addition to the [REC] franchise.
What Have You Been Watching: The Scarehouse (2014)
Ever since The Black Saint put The Scarehouse on his top 10 list of 2014, everyone’s curiosity is abuzz on what this film is all about. Thanks to director Gavin Michael Booth, the Grue-Crew is now prepared to give their thoughts on this independent horror feature just in time for it to be released on DVD and VOD. Straight up, the gang reacts favorably to the film praising its script, production and the two leads. The Scarehouse gets an HNR recommendation.
HNR Contest: Diamond Select Toys / Vinyl Bank Giveaway featuring Alien, The Walking Dead or Metaluna Mutant
Horror News Radio is celebrating the new year 2015 with a kick ass giveaway from Diamond Select Toys. The winner will get to choose one prize from a trio of sensational licensed horror-themes vinyl banks: Michonne from The Walking Dead; the Metaluna Mutant from Universal Monsters; or, the Xenomorph Egg from Alien. Entries will be accepted until Midnight (Eastern Standard Time), January 18, 2015. All you need to do is complete the The Black Saint’s HNR Horror Trivia Question at this link. The Diamond Select Toys Vinyl Bank giveaway is open to US addresses only.
Horror News of the Week for 01/12/2015
Doc steps in to bring you the Horror News of the Week with news of Barry Bostwick, John Landis and Joe Dante joining the ranks of Tales of Halloween. Brace yourself, there’s an official Friday the 13th game coming your way. Seth Grahame-Smith spills the beans about Beetlejuice 2. The movie series you didn’t know you wanted, fan-based movies based on STAB, the film within the Scream franchise. The CW releases the trailer for iZombie.
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