X-Men: Days of Future Past (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 film’s accomplishments and question some of the time travel shenanigans.
Dave ramps up the news of the week with Hannibal Season 3, The Walking Dead and The Overlook Hotel while Santos takes on a new segment of the show, Stump the Saint, featuring horror trivia questions provided by you, the Horror News Radio listener!
Co-hosts Doc Rotten, Santos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr., Dave Dreher, Thomas Mariani and Vixen are back again this week to give you the best in horror as they recap, review and obliterate all that is horror this week! The Black Saint’s Horror Trivia Contest continues this week with the winner of the Insight Editions’ latest book Godzilla: The Art of Destruction.
X-Men Days of Future Past (2014)
The gang’s all here, just about every single character in the X-Men series is included in the latest X-Men film, X-Men: Days of Future Past. Based on a famous two-part story from the early 1980’s from Chris Claremont and John Byrne, Bryan Singer’s return to franchise mixes time travel with all the favorites to produce one of the genres best films. All this and they succeed in making Quicksilver awesome! Gadzooks!
Horror News of the Week for 05/26/2014
Dave Dreher shares the Horror News of the Week beginning with news of Hannibal Season 3 as Brian Fuller reveals some details. Rumor is that Alfonso (Gravity) Cauron may direct the Shining prequel, The Overlook Hotel. Don’t hold your breath. Who knew that Skyline was successful enough to generate a sequel? Beyond Skyline is coming our way. D’oh. The Walking Dead is getting a traveling show. Okay. Sure. And Thomas is livid that Edgar Wright has been removed as director of Marvel’s Ant-Man film. Duck. Cover.
What Have You Been Watching: Delivery: The Beast Within (2014)
Doc steps in to discuss Delivery: The Beast Within with a quick review and a little snippet from The Future of Horror podcast which has an interview with the producer and director of the film, Brian Netto and Adam Schindler. Check out the entire interview at https://futureofhorror.com.
NEW THIS WEEK: Stump the Saint for 05/26/2014
Santos Ellin Jr. is a horror historian, leading the country in horror trivia on the Quiz Up online game. He steps up to challenge you, the HNR listener to stump with trivia. Thus, Stump the Saint is born. The segment begins here with three challenging questions from Mickey Brewer, TJ Fowler and Christoher G. Moore. Now it is your turn, go to http://horrornewsradio.com/trivia to submit your question to Stump the Saint.
Insight Editions Book Giveaway – Godzilla: The Art of Destruction (2014)
Horror News Radio is teaming up with Insight Editions to provide a monster book giveaway for their film Godzilla: The Art of Destruction. The book launches May 13, 2014. The winner of the this prize pack giveaway is Mick Sprouse. Congratulations!
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