It's time to discuss the worst horror films of the year, the most dreadful crap of 2014. The HNR grue-crew have no problems coming up with 10 films each that failed to ignite the imagination, compassion, conflict or excitement that cinema has to offer. What films dropped the ball, meandered in their narrative or, worse, were simply dull to the bone? Let's take a look back at 2014 to call out some of the films that should have done better...
Dave returns to shares the horror news of the week with news about Stephen King's It, The Rock's San Andreas and Sony's rumored ideas behind Men in Black/22 Jump Street, Spider-Man and Ghostbusters.
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! It's a perfect world.
With just a few weeks left in the year, the HNR co-hosts take a moment to remember with malice the worst of 2014. Each host chimes in with their top 10 - or is that bottom 10 - of the most dreadful horror films of the past 12 months.
Even though she is unable to join for the show, Vixen shares her bottom 5: Afflicted, VHS: Viral, Lucy, Sharknado 2 and Tusk.
Dave returns to bring you the Horror News of the Week with the announcement that Stephen King's It will be heading into production the summer of 2015. That's right, Pennywise returns! The Rock makes the closest thing to Earthquake (1974) 2.0 with the disaster extravaganza of 2015, San Andreas. The King Kong related film, Kong: Skull Island moves its release date to 2016 and cast the terrific characters actor J.K. Simmons. Rumors from Sony suggest they may cross the 22 Jump Street property with their Men in Black franchise. Just in time for the holidays, take solace in the horror short Something Under the Christmas Tree.
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