Thursday, August 27, 2015

"Hellions" and "Local God" Reviewed for "Horror News Radio" podcast

This week's episode of Horror News Radio has just dropped, and it features my reviews for two of my favorite horror films so far this year, both of which I caught at BiFan: Hellions (above photo), which is Canadian director Bruce McDonald's first horror film since Pontypool, and Local God, Uruguayan director Gustavo Hernandez's follow-up to La Casa Muda (The Silent House). Doc Rotten and the Grue Crew weigh in on Sinister 2, the premiere episode of Fear the Walking Dead, and horror news of the week. It's always a fun listen, so . . . enjoy!

Monday, August 24, 2015

"Cub," "Goodnight, Mommy" Reviewed for "Horror News Radio"

The current episode of the Horror News Radio podcast includes my reviews from BiFan about the wicked Belgian shocker Cub (still photo below) and the creepy Austrian chiller Goodnight, Mommy, along with Doc Rotten and the Grue Crew's reviews of Harbinger Down, horror news of the week, and lots more. Enjoy!

Friday, August 14, 2015

"Harbinger Down" and "Blood Moon" Reviewed for "Horror News Radio"

On this week's episode of the Horror News Radio podcast, I look at a couple of entertaining creature features, with a mutating monster on board a fishing vessel in Harbinger Down and skinwalker werewolves in Old West Colorado (made by a UK film cast and crew!) in Blood Moon.  Enjoy!

VideoScope Magazine Features My Jeonju Film Fest Coverage

The current issue of Phantom of the Movies' VideoScope magazine --- Summer 2015, volume 24, number 5 --- features my article about this year's Jeonju International Film Festival in South Korea. I review the horror films Unfriended, The Nightmare, The Man in the Orange Jacket, and Norway; the Korean psychosexual thriller Trap ; one of my favorite films of the year so far, Guy Maddin's The Forbidden Room; and more genre offerings. Look for it at a shop near you or order it online at

Thursday, August 6, 2015

"Stung," "Horsehead" Reviewed for "Horror News Radio"

The first of my HNR reports about this year's BiFan festival appears on the show's just-released 122nd episode. You can listen to it, along with Doc Rotten and the Grue Crew's reviews of Dark Was the Night and Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, as well as the horror news of the week, at In this installment, I review the mutant wasp horror comedy Stung and the arty French horror film Horsehead, about a young woman's lucid dreaming during fever states. Enjoy!