Featured Horror News Radio

Horror News Radio episode 68 – The Purge: Anarchy

The Purge: Anarchy  (2014) picks up one year after the Purge presented last year except this entry follows Frank Grillo as Seargent Leo Barnes, a man on a mission to purge but runs into two sets of characters in deep doo doo deciding to help them survive the night. Capitalizing on the premise of The Purge, Anarchy takes the action to the streets to the satisfaction of the fans but forgets to bring characterization along with it. Hollow? Maybe. Action packed? You bet. Check out the review from the HNR grue-crew.

Dave ramps up the horror news of the week with bloody bits and pieces about  Grizzly,  The Overlook Motel  and  Mad Max Fury Road. Joseph Perry is now the HNR man-on-the-street in South Korea at the PiFan film festival with his reviews of  Dead Snow Red vs Dead, Blood Glacier  and other genre films.

Co-hosts  Doc Rotten,  Santos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr.,  Dave Dreher,  Thomas Mariani and Vixen, the voice of reason, 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 show also contains  Stump the Stain  as recorded live at  MonsterCon  toy and comic convention in Greenville, South Carolina July 18-20, 2014.

Horror News Radio
The Official HorrorNews.Net Podcast

Episode 68 — The Purge: Anarchy
Subscribe  —  iTunes  —  Facebook  —  Stitcher

The Purge: Anarchy (2014)
Thomas reminds his co-hosts that all but Vixen hated on The Purge last year giving the film a screaming 1 out of 5 before the grue-crew jump into their review of the its 2014 sequel,  The Purge: Anarchy. Dave perhaps says it the best, “For a film with ‘Anarchy’ in its title, where is all the Anarchy?” Frank Castle…uh…Frank Grillo, rather, takes to the streets on Purge Night handing out violence, gore and death, but does the action hold enough interest to elevate the film and the now successful franchise.

What Have You Been Watching: PiFan by Joseph Perry
From South Korea, attending the  Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival, Horror News Radio man-on-the-street reported Joseph Perry brings short reviews from a handful of genre films presented early in the festival:  Dead Snow: Dead Vs Red,  What We Do in the Shadows, Blood Glacier (The Station), Darkness by Day, When Animals Dream,  Djinn      Zero Theorem.

Horror News of the Week for 07/21/2014
Dave Dreher  shares the Horror News of the Week beginning with news of the death of writer/director John Fasano, the man behind  Rock ‘n’ Roll Nightmare  and  Black Roses. We are finally treated with images from the forthcoming George Miller apocalyptic thriller  Mad Max Fury Road. The new trailer for  Grizzly  is NOT a remake of the 1976 b-movie classic, but a new nature horror film from  director David Hackl and stars James Marsden, Thomas Jane and Billy Bob Thornton. In Stephen King news, Mark Romanek is now attached to direct a prequel to  The Shinning  titled  The Overlook Hotel. Effects artist  Vincent Guastini has released photos and a trailer for his segment from anthology horror film  Hellivator Man.

Stump the Saint: Recorded live at MonsterCon in Greenville, SC – July 18-20, 2014  
Doc Rotten and The Black Saint return from the MonsterCon where the duo presented free DVDs and Blu-rays provided by RLJ Entertainment for convention patrons who attempted to  Stump the Saint.

Doc Rotten: twitter  @doc_rotten, letterboxd  DocRotten
Dave Dreher: facebook  drehershouseofhorrors, twitter  @savinifan
Santos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr.: facebook  theblacksainthnn, twitter  @tbssaysyou, letterboxd  TheBlackSaint
Thomas Mariani: twitter  @notthewhostommy. , letterboxd  SilentTom
Vixen: twitter  @purevixen44

Horror News Radio:  http://horrornewsradio.com/feedback

Special thanks and a big shout out goes to the band  Tear Out The Heart  and  Victory Records  for allowing HorrorNews.Net to sample music from their single  Undead Anthem  for the podcast’s intro and outro theme music. Check them out and tell them The Official HorrorNews.Net Podcast sent you their way!

Check out this episode!