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November 22nd, 2014
Reviewed by: Dave Gammon
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Reviewed by: Dave Gammon
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Found footage is commonly perceived as an easy route to manufacturing a low budget horror film. But is it? Really? The producer, writer, director team ofÂ Brian Netto and Adam Schindler are promoting their first feature,Â Delivery: The Beast Within. It also happens to be a found footage film. They share their opinions, experiences and decisions in approaching their material with the found footage slant.
Welcome to another episode of The Future of Horror, an interview podcast … Continue reading
GodzillaÂ (2014) is the hottest monster film of the summer of 2014 with an epic battle between the King of the Monsters and a pair of kaiju creatures called M.U.T.O.Â SFX Artist Vincent Guastini (Monsters TV, Dogma, VHS 3: Viral) joins the grue-crew to take a bite out of the mammoth $93 million haul the film earned its opening weekend. Vincent with Dave and Santos at this side roars â€śI want more Godzilla in my Godzilla moviesâ€ť … Continue reading
You like some straight up Punk/Psychobilly that will put you in a great mood? Well, so are we… that’s why this episode we talk about Graveyard Johnny’s Songs From Better Days. Trust me, you’ll be tapping your foot and rocking out before the album is over… You know that good mood you’re in? Well, don’t get used to it… in fact, get ready for a punch in the gut with a movie … Continue reading
After years in the business as a successful character actor, Jasper Cole is in the process of redefining his brand into what many are calling â€śHollywoodâ€™s Bad Guy.â€ť Knowing the roles that best suit the look and the talent is only just the beginning of understanding the audition process. Knowing how to approach the role, bringing the confidence of being the role and delivering the audition as … Continue reading
All Cheerleaders DieÂ 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 aboutÂ American Horror Story: Freak Show,Â Cannibal HolocaustÂ and NBCâ€™sConstantine. … Continue reading
Well hello there folks! Glad you could join us for some tongue-in-cheek death metal and some erotic zombie action tonight! This week we’re talkng about Ghoul’s 2011 album named Transmission Zero as well as Cemetery Man from 1996… That Rupert Everett is dreamy…
The Amazing Spider-Man 2Â swings into the top box office spot this weekend with Marc Webb directing and Andrew Garfield starring as Peter Parker/Spider-Man. The film introduces Harry Osborn as the Green Goblin (Dane DeHaan), Max Dillon as Electro (Jamie Foxx) andÂ Aleksei Sytsevich as The Rhino (Paul Giamatti). Is this shades of Batman and Robin syndrome? Say it isnâ€™t so!
Dave ramps up the news of the week with bits aboutÂ Halloween 3, Dan Curtisâ€™Â DraculaÂ with Jack Palance … Continue reading
Doc Rotten and The Black Saint continue their examination of the horror films of the Seventies with David Cronenberg’sÂ The BroodÂ featuring Oliver Reed, Samantha Eggar and Art Hindle. The director injects a ton of personal subtext into the script causing The Black Saint to believe Cronenberg may be exorcising some personal demons withÂ The Brood. The film, while containing its signature shock ending, is a sign of the kind of films Cronenberg would dive into in the … Continue reading
We’re back! This week we’re talking about some revved up horror punk in The Demonics and a battle of the chins in Maniac Cop from 1988.
The Quiet OnesÂ ushers the return of Hammer Films to the theaters after the success of their last filmÂ The Woman in Black. Doc and Santos dig the Seventies feels and Vixen returns to share her thoughts on the first horror film she has seen where she did not have to cover her eyes. Yeah, there is some debate on how scary it actually is. Sigh.
Doc discusses the slasher filmÂ Camp DreadÂ in this week’s What Have You … Continue reading
In many cases, working on an independent film requires its creators to wear many hats. It is often a necessity of time, money and creative control to tackle as many roles as possible to get these projects completed reliably, quickly and on time. As the creative force behind White Lotus Productions, Lou Simon finds herself steering the ship as writer, director, producer, editor, anything and everything that she is called upon to do. The results … Continue reading
We’re back talking about some Occult, Stoner metal with Bloody Hammers and their self-titled album from 2012. We’re also talking about the Full Moon classic Head of the Family.
The Raid 2Â is pure genius with its action, choreography and direction. The grue-crew each bring oppposing opinions on how successful the film is story-wise but the action itself is in a league all its own. Joining HNR this week is Brian Salisbury, writer and podcast whoâ€™s work you can find on Oneofus.net, Film School Rejects, Movies.com, Fandango and MoviePilot.
Thomas brings upÂ Game of ThronesÂ for the â€śWhat Have You Been Watchingâ€ť segment this week with all … Continue reading
How many thrusts are you worth? This is a question that we find the answer to on this episode of The Corpse Cast! Weâ€™re talking some Swedish Melodic Death Metal with Arch Enemy and then we go into classic slasher territory with Happy Birthday To Me from 1981.
As Fatal Pictures begins work on its fourth horror shortÂ Heir, producer Zach Green and director Richard Powell are bringing back many familiar faces from their first three films, includingÂ WormandÂ Familiar: cinematographer Michael Jari Davidson (Familiar); special effects team The Butchershop; and lead actor Robert Nolan. This specific group of talented film makers make up a tight nit group of artists Zach and Richard trust with their vision. Each individual is committed to creating the best film … Continue reading
Mike Flanagan is scaring the masses with his latest horror flick,Oculus, featuring Karen Gillan, Branton Thwaites and Katee Sackhoff. The Horror News Radio grue-crew review the film with a heated discussion agreeing on tone, atmosphere and casting while disagreeing on effect, scares and â€¦ that ending.
Dave Dreher provides this weekâ€™s Horror News of the Week about Kaiju, Walrus suits, Eli Roth and Freddy Krueger while Thomas counts down his top 5 killer inanimate objects … Continue reading
Now that his celebrated and award winning short horror-comedy, Foodie, Â festival circuit run is complete, director Christopher G. Moore is working on his next short, Disengaged. Every independent effort is ripe with its own challenges from production to casting talent to selecting musicÂ to editing to releasing. Each step requires forethought and planning; some things go as planned, others require the film maker to be flexible prepared to scramble at a moments notice to plan B. … Continue reading
We’re back folks and we’re talking some grungy psychobilly and Mexican devilry! This episode we’re talking about Psychobilly Legends The Meteors and their album Hymns for the Hellbound. We’re also talking Here Comes The Devil from 2012.
Cheap Thrills (2013)Â from directorÂ E.L. Katz has the grue-crew in stitches and sweat. It is gruesome and funny â€“ and thought provoking. The Black Saint admitting it is one of the best films he has seen in some time and Thomas liking it even more.Â Pat Healy, Ethan Embry, Sara Paxton andÂ David Koechner star in this Â comedy thriller.
Dave Dreher returns to Horror News Radio to provide this weekâ€™s Horror News of the Week giving the group … Continue reading
Hazmat (2014)Â is only one of the films covered in this episode of Horror News Radio when Doc shares his selection for the â€śWhat Have You Been Watchingâ€ť segment recordedÂ LIVEÂ at theMad Monster PartyÂ in Charlotte, NC. Santos steps in as well to coverÂ PMS Cop (2014)Â to Docâ€™s surprise. Oh, my.
Santos and Doc also take to task a few of the live audience members asking a series of horror trivia questions in order to win one of two … Continue reading
This week’s episode starts off with a bang as Mike is still reeling from a weird experience that he had right before recording started with a certain 711 cashier… Yeah… it’s THAT weird… but it gets weirder as we talk about a Japanese film from 1969 called Horrors of Malformed Men. As if that’s not enough, we also talk about Christian Death’s debut album from 1982 entitled Only Theatre of Pain.