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- January 31st, 2015Interviewed by: Doc Rotten
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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
Every actor has a fit, a character mold, that they build their careers on and expand from, at least starting out. The bad guy, the girl next door, the cop, the angel. It is an approach to finding roles and networking that can create a successful and lucritive brand. There is a delicate balance between working a brand and being typecast. Actor Andy Gates joins us to discuss the evolution of his brand as the … Continue reading
Ladies and Gentlemen, we are back talking about a classic anthology film starring Boris Karloff in 1963’s Black Sabbath. We’re also tackling some horror pop punk from the 90’s in The Groovie Ghoulies!
MaleficentÂ (2014), starring Angelina Jolie and Sharlto Copley, cast its Disney shadow over the weekend box-office scoring a huge hit and the larger opening for the beautiful and talented Jolie. Taking a look at the classic Sleeping Beauty from the eyes of its antagonist, the Fairy Queen Maleficent, the film examines what is at the heart of the villain.
Dave ramps up the news of the week withÂ Summer of Fear, Friday the 13thÂ and moreÂ Ant-ManÂ while Santos continues … Continue reading
X-Men: Days of Future PastÂ (2014) somehow, miraculously, manages to mix in the X-films (X-Men, X2, The Wolverine) and the First Class X-Men films together while simultaneously negating the negative entries in the franchise (X3 and X-Men Origins). The grue-crew revel in the filmâ€™s accomplishments and question some of the time travel shenanigans.
Dave ramps up the news of the week withÂ HannibalÂ Season 3,The Walking DeadÂ andÂ The Overlook HotelÂ while Santos takes on a new segment of the show,Â Stump … Continue reading
Hello Folks! The Corpse Cast is back and we’re talking about a true classic and quite possibly an overlooked classic! You be the judge of which one is which. We’re talking about Tones on Tail and their compilation album from 1998. Then we’re talking about the genesis installment of Amando de Ossorio’s Blind Dead series with Tombs of the Blind Dead.
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