Charles Xavier and Erik Lehnsherr return for another spin in Marvel's X-Universe with X-MEN: APOCALYPSE. Bryan Singer directs another sequel featuring all your favorite merry mutants: Professor X (James McAvoy), Magneto (Michael Fassbender), Mystique (Jennifer Lawrence), Beast (Nicholas Hoult), Quicksilver (Evan Peters), Jean Grey (Sophie Turner), Cyclops (Tye Sheridan), Havok (Lucas Till), Nightcrawler (Kodi Smit-McPhee), Angel (Ben Hardy), Storm (Alexandra Shipp) and Psylocke (Olivia Munn). If you're exhausted reading that list, wait until you see this stuffed to the max super hero flick. The Grue-crew along with guest host Chad Hunt share their opinions, listen if you dare!
Dave shares more updates and rumors for the HORROR NEWS OF THE WEEK segment discussing Halloween returning via Blumhouse and John Carpenter, Carpenter's The Thing returns once again from Scream Factory and Dan Aykroyd praises the return of Ghostbusters. For the What Have You Been Watching segment, the Grue-crew dive deep into the Chiller/Netflix series, Slasher.
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! Oh, and don't forget - Stump the Saint! (Brought to you by Gruesome Magazine)
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Episode 165 – X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) – Slasher (2016)
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- Featured Review: X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
With the emergence of the world's first mutant, Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.
- d. Bryan Singer
- w. Simon Kinberg, Dan Harris and Michael Dougherty w/ Singer
- c. James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Oscar Isaac, Rose Byrne, Evan Peters, Josh Helmen, Sophie Turner, Tye Sheridan, Lucas Till, Kodi Smith-McPhee, Ben Hardy, Alexandra Shipp, Lana Condor, Olivia Munn and ... Hugh Jackman
- What Have You Been Watching: Slasher (2016) s01e01 "Pilot"
An Eye for an Eye. A woman is plunged into a bloody murder mystery when she returns to the small town where she was born and her parents were killed.
- created by Aaron Martin
- c. Katie McGrath, Brandon Jay McLaren, Steve Byers, Christopher Jacot, Jessica Sipos and Dean McDermott
- Announcements: DragonCon (2016)
- DragonCon (2016) September 2 - 5, 2016: http://dragoncon.org
- Look for The Black Saint, Doc Rotten, Thomas Mariani and Bill Mulligan on various panels on the Horror Block
- Support HNR: Patreon & Horror T-Shirts
- Horror News of the Week: 05/31/2016
- Michael Myers is set to return once again...again...this time from Blumhouse
- When Friday the 13th finally returns to the big screen it will reinvent the origin of Jason
- Scream Factory has announced the return of John Carpenter's The Thing on Bluray
- Dan Akroyd is thrilled about the return of Ghostbuster, highly praising the new film
- Stump the Saint: w/ prizes supplied Gruesome Magazine
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