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December 3rd, 2014
Interviewed by: Rio
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December 1st, 2014
Reviewed by: seanofthedead
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Reviewed by: Dave Gammon
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Considered a horror classic by many genre historians, The Wicker Man (1973) is the film for this episode. FeaturingÂ Edward Woodward, Christopher Lee, Britt Eckland and Ingrid Pitt, the film from directorÂ Robin Hardy leads its audience on a leisurely paced path to one of the more iconic endings in horror. The Black Saint and Doc Rotten tackle another groovy horror film from the 1970s.
Decades of Horror 1970s
Episode 4 â€“ … Continue reading
The Dead 2Â (2014)Â is not only the swag in the prize pack from Anchor Bay Entertainment in this week’s trivia contest, it is also the topic of this week’s review. It’s zombie action set in India from The Ford Brothers who brought the horror communityÂ The Dead.Â
DaveÂ sharesÂ the horror news of the weekÂ with previews ofÂ The Walking Dead,Â American Horror Story: Freak … Continue reading
Haunted Houses are a tough genre to film. They can easily come off hokey or silly. There are some classics though,Â Haunting,Â TheÂ Amityville HorrorÂ andÂ Poltergeist. But many are overlooked and forgotten. One such film isÂ The Legend of Hell HouseÂ from director John Hough featuring Pamela Franklin, Roddy McDowall, Clive Revill and Gayle Hunnicutt. The Black Saint and Doc Rotten are joined by award winning director Christopher G. Moore to discuss the British classic horror film.
As Above, So BelowÂ (2014)Â fails to make an impression at the box office and leaves Santos underwhelmed. Doc, on the other hand, fights for the film in a heated discussion about the Dowdle Brothers, Perdita Weeks and found footage. The film gets the full-on HNR treatment.
DaveÂ sharesÂ the horror news of the weekÂ with information aboutÂ Lars Von Trier, Wesley Snipes and … Continue reading
Sin City: A Dame To Kill ForÂ (2014) is Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller’s return to Marv, Dwight and Nancy. It is all style over substance in glorious black and white with spectacular 3D and fun performances from Mickey Rourke and Eva Green. But Mr. Miller may have slid too far into seedy life behind Sin City without any meaning.Â
Life After BethÂ (2014) proves that a zombie romcom is a difficult proposition regardless of how fantastic the cast may be. Dane DeHaan, Aubrey Plaza, Â John C. Reilly, Molly Shannon andÂ Anna Kendrick cannot save this humorless, lifeless horror comedy from writer/director Jeff Baena. All the pieces are there, they just never assemble into a cohesive whole. Sad.
AfflictedÂ (2013), on the other hand, proves how a well constructed story and a pair of leads with authentic bro-chemistry … Continue reading
Into the StormÂ (2014)Â blows into theaters this weekend and the grue-crew is here to review this disaster…uh…disaster film. The movieÂ is full of CGI effects providing a variety of tornado visuals and storm fueled action and destruction – it is all spectacle, baby, yeah.
DaveÂ sharesÂ the horror news of the week with the sad announcement of the passing ofÂ Marilyn Burns, Menahem Golan and Robin Williams as the crew share fond memories of their film careers and influence. Joseph … Continue reading
Guardians of the GalaxyÂ (2014) strikes gold at the box office. The risk pays off and Marvel has another huge hit. But what do the HNR grue-crew think of it? Will Dave finally like a super-hero movie?
DaveÂ sharesÂ the horror news of the week with the sad announcement of the passing of legendary make-up effects artists Dick Smith along with bits aboutÂ Ghostbusters 3Â andÂ Z-Nation. Dave also joins Doc in a mini-review of SyFy’sÂ Sharknado 2: The Second One.
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LucyÂ (2014) embarks on a journey of the mind towing along tons of action and preposterous nonsense. The HNR grue-crew review and rip apart the latest film from direct Luc Besson starring the beautiful and talented Scarlett Johansson. Pretentious, silly and downright goofy fun, it is the Summer hit that had The Black Saint laughing his ass off. The problem is the film is not a comedy.
Dave ramps up the horror news of … Continue reading
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The Purge: AnarchyÂ (2014) picks up one year after the Purge presented last year except this entry follows Frank Grillo as Seargent Leo Barnes, a man on a mission to purge but runs into two sets of characters in deep doo doo deciding to help them survive the night. Capitalizing on the premise of The Purge, Anarchy takes the action to the streets to the satisfaction of the fans but forgets to bring characterization along with … Continue reading
Dawn of the Planet of the ApesÂ (2014) is the best example of a sequel done right! It perfectly expands and extends the marvelousÂ Rise of the Planet of the ApesÂ and intelligently provides the audience with a remarkable blend of action, drama, conflict and spectacle. The grue-crew gather to discuss the film and push for recognition for Andy Sirkis’ Oscar-worthy performance.
Dave ramps up the news of the week with reaction to the teaser trailer forÂ HornsÂ and news … Continue reading
As the grue-crew from Horror News Radio prepare for the awesomeness that is Rise of the Planet of the Apes, HNR hosts Doc Rotten, Thomas Mariani and The Black Saint gather together for Ninety minutes of Ape talk recapping and remembering the original five Planet of the Apes Films. They discuss the first Ape franchise which began in 1968 with Charlton Heston in Planet of the Apes and ended with Roddy McDowell in Battle for … Continue reading
Deliver Us From EvilÂ (2014) is the latest horror film from directorÂ Scott (Sinister) Derrickson about a cop (Eric Bana) who discovers a strange killer who may be possessed. Dave is ecstatic that the HNR crew is finally getting back to a full-fledged theatrical horror film; however, the box office results do not support that the audience was interested in seeing a blend ofÂ The ExorcistÂ andÂ Seven.
Dave ramps up the news of the week withÂ The Guest,Â ABCs of Death … Continue reading
Witching and BitchingÂ (2013 – Las brujas de Zugarramurdi) from director Alex de la Inglesia is destined to become a cult classic. It is a brilliant horror comedy that should not be missed. Doc, Thomas and Santos give the film rave reviews spotlighting many of the film’s biggest highlights.
Doc steps in once again for Dave this week to bring the news of the week with new horror trailers, a variety of horror sequel and remake … Continue reading
This week we’re talking about an Italian Hard Rock band who left us with their self titled album then went MIA… Kult of the Skull God. Then we’re talking some Italian Zombie awesomeness in Burial Ground: The Nights of Terror.
The Human RaceÂ (2013) from director Paul Hough spins a combination of Battle Royale and Saw on its ears creating a terrifying tale that has Santos Ellin Jr. and Vixen singing its praises while Doc and Thomas are far less impressed. Kudos to Eddie McGee for portraying a complex heroic character. “Run or Die!”
Doc steps in for Dave this week to bring the news of the week with Robert Englund (returning as Freddy Kruger for … Continue reading
Ah man… The two things we’re talking about today couldn’t fit together better… Quirky Space-Aged punk rock and a bizarre rock and roll slasher. That’s right folks, we’re talking about Hotlips Messiah and their 2009 LP called Mutants Unite. Then we chit chat about a movie that features possibly one of the most interesting slasher killers in Slumber Party Massacre 2.
Willow CreekÂ (2013) is a found footage Bigfoot movie from Bobcat Goldthwait and the HNR crew are all over it.Â Alexie Gilmore and Bryce Johnson star in the film as a couple who travel into the woods near Willow Creek in search of Bigfoot…and find much, much more.
Dave ramps up the news of the week withÂ American Horror Story: Freak Show,Â Dracula UntoldÂ andÂ The FollowingÂ while Thomas and Santos sit back to enjoy the animated critters found inÂ How to Train … Continue reading
Welcome everyone to episode 112 of the Corpse Cast! If you’re familiar with our show you have come to know that with each listen, there is a lot of things to be learned… No… I’m not talking about learning about film or music as much as you learn what’s really important in life. For instance this episode we learn who would win in a mud wrestling match between the two biggest … Continue reading
Edge of TomorrowÂ (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 Down, The Stand and Rob Zombie while Santos continues with HNRâ€™s newest segment of the show,Â Stump the Saint,Â featuring horror trivia questions provided by you, the … Continue reading