Thursday, September 17, 2015

Four More BiFan Films Reviewed for "Horror News Radio" Podcast

"Extraordinary Tales"

This week's episode of the Horror News Radio podcast ( is now available for your listening pleasure! I give my opinions on four films that I caught at this year's Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival in South Korea: the documentary Why Horror? (Canada), the animated Edgar Allan Poe portmanteau movie Extraordinary Tales (Luxembourg, Belgium, Spain, USA), the mind-bending genre mash-up Yakuza Apocalypse (Japan), and the brutal thriller Night Fare (France).

Doc Rotten and the rest of the Grue Crew tackle M. Night Shyamalan's new offering The Visit and discuss the horror news of the week, and guest co-host Christopher G. Moore talks about his experiences at this year's DragonCon. There's plenty of fun and informative listening on tap. Enjoy!

"Yakuza Apocalypse"

"Gruesome Magazine" Soft Launch is Underway!

Gruesome Magazine ( plans to make "Grue-Believers" out of horror film fans! What makes GM unique is its goal to involve readers in the mix and build a community of people who share their thoughts on the fright flick industry.

Yours truly is pleased to announce that Doc Rotten has invited me to be a writer for the site, along with Doc and his Horror News Radio podcast ( co-hosts, known as the Grue-Crew, and a few other friends of the podcast with whom I am thrilled to work. You can find my inaugural review, for the Chilean horror feature The Stranger, at
I plan to post reviews and articles at least once a week, and you can find scintillating new content on the site pretty much every day. The soft launch is underway now, so I invite you to please get in on the ground floor and watch us grow! We'll be announcing the full launch very soon. Thanks for joining us!

Five of my Least Favorite Films from This Year's BiFan Reviewed for "Horror News Radio" Podcast

On the current episode of Horror News Radio, I discuss five movies from the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BiFan) that didn't move me for one reason or another: Ghoul (Czech Republic), There Are Monsters (Canada), Afterimages (Singapore), Sweet Home (Spain), and House of Shadows (Italy/Ireland). Doc Rotten and the Grue Crew offer their takes on Bloodsucking Bastards and Area 51, dish up the horror news of the week, and offer other fun items, as well. Give this week's HNR a listen at

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Gory Comedies "Turbo Kid" and "Deathgasm" Reviewed for This Week's "Horror News Radio" Podcast

One of the less brutal, but quite funny, moments from Deathgasm.

If you enjoy comedy combined with carnage, give a listen to my reviews for the Canadian/New Zealand retro sci-fi flick Turbo Kid and New Zealand heavy metal horror fest Deathgasm in this week's Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BiFan) report for the Horror News Radio podcast. Headlining this week's HNR episode are Doc Rotten and the Grue Crew's reviews for Final Girl and Cub, along with horror news of the week, another installment of the "Stump the Saint" trivia game, and more!

Skeletron deals death in Turbo Kid.