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Doc Rotten, film critic for HorrorNews.Net, is also the host of the Official HorrorNews.Net Podcast, the Monster Movie Podcast and Shock Treatment: The American Horror Story Fan Podcast. Read more from Doc Rotten at DocRotten.com, Facebook and Twitter.

Film Review: They Came from the Ether (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: A door-to-door vacuum salesman named John Henry struggles to keep his job, his wife and his sanity until he encounters an alien who crash lands in a nearby field. Desperate for success, he agrees to sell alien technology to unsuspecting townsfolk until a rash of missing person reports leads Detective Mike Washurn back to their dastardly plot. REVIEW: They ...

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Film Review: Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: After defeating the alien invasion with the Avengers, Captain American/Steve Rogers slowly grows accustomed to the brave, new world around him making new friends in Sam Wilson and the Black Widow and finally learning to trust Nick Fury. When an old enemy reveals itself, with plans to remove millions of its enemies in one quick precision attack, it is ...

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HorrorNews.Net & Horror News Radio attending The Mad Monster Party Charlotte, NC March 21-23, 2014

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HorrorNews.Net and Horror News Radio is set to descend upon Charlotte, North Carolina the weekend of March 21-23, 2014 in order to participate in The Mad Monster Party horror convention. It promises to be three days of monstrous fun! The guest list is insane, the events are incredible and the film festival will not be outdone. All HorrorNews.Net readers and ...

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Film Review: The Penny Dreadful Picture Show (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: In an old rundown movie theater, a supernatural sweetie, Penny Dreadful settles in to watch a trio of short films with her horror movie cohorts, the zombie love-sick Ned and her furry friend Wolfboy. Penny has set up three blind dates to find herself the love of her life who must first endure a frightening, gore-filled fright film: “Slash-in-the-Box,” ...

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Film Review: Cabin Fever: Patient Zero (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: Marcus’ best friends plan a last minute bachelor party getaway to a remote island. Instead of a night of drinking and partying, the group encounter a deadly virus that consumes their flesh. Desperate for help, struggling to survive, they discover a research facility tucked away on the island and a mysterious man named Porter who may very well be…patient ...

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Interview: Bill Oberst Jr. (Coyote – Children of Sorrow – Circus of the Dead)

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Getting work as an actor can be a tough proposition, making a name for yourself in independent films or Hollywood is even harder. But this is the dream of every actor in the business. And for those who target the horror genre, they may even want to become the next Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Lon Chaney, Peter Cushing or Christopher. ...

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Podcast: Monster Movie Podcast – Eps 65

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Join us this week as we follow Donald Pleasence and Victor Wong on a metaphysical journey that will question our beliefs, our perception of reality and what is…evil. We are covering John Carpenter’s Prince of Darkness on episode 65 of the Monster Movie Podcast. Throughout 2014, Raleigh, North Carolina horror host Ormon Grimsby is bringing a classic film from the ...

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Film Review: Bombshell Bloodbath (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: Doctor Carter risks everything with each step he takes in resurrecting his recently deceased wife as he infuses his formula, Injection C-900, into the corpses stolen from the local graveyard. Every attempt only succeeds in creating hungry, flesh-eating zombies, driving the doctor closer to madness with every failure. After his daughter, Cara, tragically contracts the virus during a scientific ...

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Interview: Peter Dukes – The Beast – Little Reaper

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It takes more than just a great product to get your film seen, a film maker must get their film out there in front of people, get it seen, by both audiences and professionals alike, including news venues, colleges and potential distributors. “Beat the streets,” if you will. Director Peter Dukes joins Doc Rotten on this episode of The Future of Horror ...

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Interview: Jamie McRoberts (Mutantville Productions, Mad Monster Party)

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Welcome to another episode of The Future of Horror, an interview podcast featuring new, upcoming talent in horror, The show is a sibling podcast to Horror News Radio, the official HorrorNews.Net podcast. With each episode, the show’s host, Doc Rotten, spotlights a director, an actor, a screenwriter, an effects artists, a film maker conquering hurdles and barriers to get their films made, to ...

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