Film Review: The Last Showing (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: After giving his life to cinema as a projectionist, Stuart is left to work the remainder of his career as a concession attendant, biding his time until retirement. Bitter, he plots an intricate revenge scheme against his manager and a pair of lovers locked in the theater after hours. REVIEW: Starring the ever popular Robert Englund in a terrific role for the horror icon, The Last Showing is a fantastic but stilted film that … Continue reading

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Podcast: Horror News Radio – Eps 71

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Into the Storm (2014) blows into theaters this weekend and the grue-crew is here to review this disaster…uh…disaster film. The movie is full of CGI effects providing a variety of tornado visuals and storm fueled action and destruction – it is all spectacle, baby, yeah. Dave shares the horror news of the week with the sad announcement of the passing of Marilyn Burns, Menahem Golan and Robin Williams as the crew share fond memories of their film careers and influence. Joseph … Continue reading

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Podcast: Horror News Radio – Eps 67

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014) is the best example of a sequel done right! It perfectly expands and extends the marvelous Rise of the Planet of the Apes 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 for Horns and news … Continue reading

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Podcast: Horror News Radio – Eps 64

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The Human Race (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

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Be There For One Last Transformation

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Today brought some huge news for Freddy Kruger fans. Robert Englund is going to put himself through it one last time and transform into iconic horror icon Freddy as a part of the Flashback Weekend in Chicago on August 8th. While Robert has been a convention staple for quite some time this will be the first time he has appeared at a convention in the full get up that I am aware of. Definitely worthy … Continue reading

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Robert Englund Pimps CHILLER In This Awesome PSA

With FearNET closing up shop that leaves us legions of horror fans only one cable TV option to get our slash on. Yep, CHILLER is last man standing and they are preparing to get the word out about that fact. They just released this pretty creative and actually quite funny PSA style commercial that I’m thinking you all might like.

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Film Review: A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge (1985)

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SYNOPSIS: A teenage boy is haunted in his dreams by Freddy Krueger who is out to possess him to continue his murdering in the real world. REVIEW: In 1985, hot off the tail off the successful release of “A Nightmare on Elm Street” came the rather odd follow up “A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge“. That notion wasn’t too big of surprise with horror maven Wes Craven “not” helming the rig this round. … Continue reading

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Teaser Trailer For FEAR CLINIC Comes To Life

We’ve been following this one pretty closely here at HNN. FEAR CLINIC starring Robert Englund and directed by Robert Hall is slated for a fall release and it would appear they are on track as today brought our first look at some goods from the project by way of a teaser trailer. Wanna see? Of course you do! Yeah, that’s what I’m talking about!

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ANCHOR BAY Picks Up FEAR CLINIC

Excellent news today for director Robert Hall and his cast and crew who not all that long ago wrapped principal photography on his film FEAR CLINIC. ANCHOR BAY acquired the rights to the theatrical, VOD, digital, DVD and Blu-ray releases. Sounds like they covered all the bases. FEAR CLINIC is of course the feature length version of Robert Green’s hit FEARnet series which focuses on Dr. Andover, played by the always amazing Robert Englund, who … Continue reading

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Film Review: Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: As Freddy Krueger is reborn for a new generation, it’s time to return to where it all began. Join star Heather Langenkamp for a rare journey down Elm Street, with film clips, rare photos, storyboards, and more treasures from the entire series. Cast and crew discuss their deepest nightmares, making the series and its impact on pop culture. Among the interviewees is Wes Craven himself, who reveals his inspiration for Freddy and the original … Continue reading

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FEAR CLINIC Checks In With A Bunch Of New Stills

I have a whole shit load of FEAR CLINIC stuff to throw at you in the coming days. Got an exclusive interview with director Robert Hall, got an exclusive set report and tonight I’ve got the first batch of official stills that Hall and Co. let loose to celebrate the end of principal photography on the film. Based on the hit FearNet web series FEAR CLINIC reunites director Hall and star Robert Englund as they … Continue reading

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Slipknot’s Corey Taylor Checks Into The FEAR CLINIC

Robert Hall’s FEAR CLINIC has geared up and is filming in rural Ohio and today they sent over a press release with another little tidbit of casting info that is sure to have you all salivating for it’s October 2014 release. Here’s what the press release had to say: Grammy award-winning music icon Corey Taylor, vocalist and frontman for rock bands Slipknot and Stone Sour, has joined the cast. Taylor was named one of the … Continue reading

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FEAR CLINIC Is Locked And Loaded And Ready To Film

Remember the FEARNet series FEAR CLINIC? Of course you do, stupid question. Well director and FX wizard Robert Hall has been trying to to raise the funds to start a feature film adaptation of the series for a bit now via Kickstarter and today announced that the financing is in place and filming is about to begin! In a little bit of a casting shake up it appears as if Danielle Harris has dropped out … Continue reading

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Podcast: Horror News Radio – Eps 31

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Ender’s Game is finally here, 28 years in the making. Gavin Hood directs Asa Butterfield, Harrison Ford and Ben Kingsley in the teen friendly Sci-Fi adventure. Horror News Radio co-hosts Doc Rotten, Dave Dreher, Santos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr., Thomas Mariani and Vixen have mixed feelings on the results. Some of it works for most all the grue-crew while many have issues with the pacing, the characters and, in Dave’s case, the film altogether. Doc tries to defend Ender’s Game with only … Continue reading

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First Look At Robert Englund’s New Film THE LAST SHOWING

When we talked to Robert Englund earlier this week he mentioned this film (watch our exclusive interview here) and today brings our first set of stills from the project. Titled THE LAST SHOWING the films stars Englund as a deranged theater worker who traps a couple of movie goers and using hidden cameras directs his “stars” in his own personal little horror film. Written and directed by Phil Hawkins the film also stars GAME OF … Continue reading

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Film Review: Sanitarium (2013)

SYNOPSIS: An anthology film featuring three back stories of patients who have ended up in a sanitarium run by Dr. Stenson. The first film tells the story of an eccentric artist and his descent into madness. The second film tells the story about an eight year old boy and his struggles growing up being raised by his abusive father and the coping mechanisms that he employs. Finally, we are treated to a story about a … Continue reading

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