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Shock Waves

Blumhouse.com presents Shock Waves: Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo (Senior Editor: Blumhouse.com, FEARnet, Icons Of Fright), Elric Kane (This Week In Horror, Inside Horror) and Rebekah McKendry (Editor In Chief: Blumhouse.com, Fangoria) for a weekly discussion and analysis of all facets of the horror genre! Shock Waves puts the focus on the latest horror films, retrospectives on classic titles and welcomes very special guests for all aspects of the industry to tackle a variety of topics and give listeners candid insight into how some of the best genre films are made. Shock Waves is here to quench your insatiable thirst for all things horror!
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Jul 27, 2016

First up on this week's episode of Shock Waves, Rebekah McKendry reports back from the 2016 Fantasia Film Festival and has tons of horror recommendations including titles such as WE ARE THE FLESH, WE GO ON, TRASH FIRE, I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER and much, much more. Then hosts Rob Galluzzo and Elric Kane are joined by special guests Joe Begos and Graham Skipper, the writer/director and star (respectively) of the upcoming horror/sci-fi flick THE MIND'S EYE. We delve into the inspirations behind the film, making movies with your friends on your own terms, how they both met while working for Stuart Gordon and then start gushing about Gordon's filmography. Only one full bottle of whiskey was harmed during the recording of this episode, so kick back and enjoy this candid chat!

Jul 20, 2016

On episode 9 of Shock Waves, join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane and Rebekah McKendry as they chat about the latest horrors! All 3 hosts are currently watching the Netflix original series STRANGER THINGS. Rob and Elric give their thoughts on the controversial new GHOSTBUSTERS remake. Rob talks about JUST DESSERTS: THE MAKING OF CREEPSHOW Blu-Ray release. And Elric reports back on a slew of movies including POLTERGEIST III, LAST HOUSE ON DEAD END STREET, the black and white version of THE MIST, George Romero's MARTIN and much more. Then the gang welcomes on producer and former president of FEARnet Peter Block! We get to hear about Block's humble beginnings in marketing before switching into acquisitions and advocating movies such as HOUSE OF 1000 CORPSES, CABIN FEVER and OPEN WATER for Lionsgate. We delve into how SAW came across his desk and became the successful franchise it became, and get into the rise and fall of the beloved cable network FEARnet. Kick back and enjoy this lengthy, educational conversation with one of Hollywood's greatest producers.

Jul 13, 2016

On this edition of Shock Waves, Elric Kane is back from his cross country trip and joined by co-hosts Rob Galluzzo and Rebekah McKendry as they catch up on all the latest horrors! Elric got to see THE SHALLOWS, THE NEON DEMON, George A. Romero's SEASON OF THE WITCH and EVELYN CAME OUT OF THE GRAVE. Bekah talks about the documentary 30 YEARS OF GARBAGE about the infamous Garbage Pail Kids trading card series. Rob plays a bit of the single "A New Beginning" by Wolfie's Just Fine, a loving tribute to FRIDAY THE 13TH PART V. Then the gang welcome on very special guests David Gregory and Carl Daft of Severin Films! We celebrate their 10th anniversary by learning about their humble beginnings, the "video nasties," the rise and fall of the DVD market, some of their titles such as DOCTOR BUTCHER M.D., SANTA SANGRE, THE SINFUL DWARF, AXE, FELICITY and much more. They even reveal that CATHY'S CURSE will be one of their upcoming titles! As always, kick back and enjoy a chat about our love of weird and eccentric genre pictures!

Jul 4, 2016

Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Ryan Turek and Rebekah McKendry for this bonus mini-episode in celebration of the July 4th holiday! The trio delve into the latest horrors they've seen including THE PURGE: ELECTION DAY and THE SHALLOWS. Ryan just discovered the "slasher" cult classic SLAUGHTER HIGH, Bekah checked out GREEN ROOM, Dario Argento's TENEBRE and HOW TO KILL YOUR FRIENDS. Rob enjoying double features of JAWS 3D with BAIT 3D, as well as HOWL an BAD MOON: Director's Cut! Kick back, relax and enjoy your 4th with some horror talk!

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