Podcast: Horror News Radio – Eps 47

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Knights of Badassdom (2014) from director Joe Lynch is a film with a troubled past, surviving struggles and hardships on its journey to VOD and DVD release. Despite its languishing release date, the film remains in the minds of fan anticipating its release. The HNR grue-crew tackle Knights to see if the film was worth the wait, to see if it lives up to the hype and the suspense. Thomas continues the theme with the Top … Continue reading

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RIP Harold Ramis

Reports are coming in that writer/director/actor Harold Ramis has died. The Chicago Tribune is reporting “he died at 12:53 a.m. from complications of autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis, a rare disease that involves swelling of the blood vessels.” He was 69 years old. Ramis leaves a legacy of amazing work that I know shaped this movie fan into the person he is today. Genre fans of course will know him from his work on GHOSTBUSTERS And GHOSTBUSTERS … Continue reading

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Film Review: Ghostbusters 2 (1989)

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SYNOPSIS: The discovery of a massive river of ectoplasm and a resurgence of spectral activity allows the staff of Ghostbusters to revive the business. REVIEW: The monstrous success of “Ghostbusters” in 1984 guaranteed that a sequel would be put on a fast track to get made. Columbia pictures put immediate pressure on original writers Dan Aykroyd & Harold Ramis to script a sequel as quickly as possible. Pressure was also put on director Ivan Reitman … Continue reading

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Film Review: Animal House (1978)

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SYNOPSIS: “Faber College has one Frat house so disreputable it will take anyone. It has a second one full of white, anglo-saxon, rich young men who are so sanctimonious no one can stand them except Dean Wormer. The Dean enlists the help of the second Frat to get the boys of Delta House off campus. This film gives high-jinks and fooling around a bad name. The Dean’s plan comes into play just before the homecoming … Continue reading

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