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Gruesome Magazine - Horror Movie Reviews and Interviews

Apr 24, 2018

This week the Grue-Crew face down Lucifer on Elm Lake, spice things up with some mad scientist horrors, and run for their lives from some mon...mon...mon...monsters. First up is the feature film House on Elm Lake from director James Klass has a family facing an awakened dormant evil. The next film, Chimera from director Maurice Haeems, has Henry Ian Cusick (Lost) performing Frankenstein like experiments to save his children. Shudder delivers some gruesome Asian horror with Mon Mon Mon Monsters from director Giddens Ko proving that the true monsters are...the human race. The hunt is on for the diamond in the rough. Doc Rotten from Horror News Radio and Jeff Mohr from Decades of Horror: The Classic Era are joined by Rafe Telsch and Vanessa Thompson. 

Gruesome Magazine Podcast - Episode 018
Mon Mon Mon Monsters - Chimera - House on Elm Lake


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House on Elm Lake

A couple and their young daughter move into a lake house that remained unsold due to the brutal, ritualistic murder of a family years ago. Soon, they realize that a dormant evil has awakened, a possessive force that has preyed on unsuspecting families like theirs for centuries.

Director: James Klass
Cast: Becca Hirani, Andrew Hollingworth, Faye Goodwin


A brilliant but disturbed scientist freezes his children alive, while he races to cure their deadly genetic disease by decoding the DNA of the immortal Turritopsis jellyfish.

Director: Maurice Haeems
Cast: Henry Ian Cusick, Kathleen Quinlan, Erika Ervin

Mon Mon Mon Monsters

A group of teenagers captures a man-eating monster.

Director: Giddens Ko
Cast: Eugenie Liu, Kent Tsai, Yu-Kai Teng