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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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Sep 30, 2016

This week on Shock Waves, your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Rebekah McKendry and Ryan Turek kick off the show by paying tribute to the late, great Herschell Gordon Lewis, the "Godfather of Gore." Ryan reports back from Fantastic Fest with his thoughts on THE HANDMAIDEN, ARRIVAL, DARK SONG, SWEET SWEET LONELY SONG & more. The whole hang chime in about THE EXORCIST TV series. Elric saw Lucio Fulci's AENIGMA, CANDYMAN, BLOODY BIRTHDAY & MARTYRS. Bekah reports back on AMERICAN HORROR STORY & THEY'RE WATCHING. Rob tracked down and found FRIGHT NIGHT PART 2, FADE TO BLACK & RAWHEAD REX and did a double bill of the Spanish version of DRACULA with THE EVIL OF FRANKENSTEIN. 

Then the gang welcomes special guests Andrew Kasch (NEVER SLEEP AGAIN, TALES OF HALLOWEEN) and Buz Wallick (NEVER SLEEP AGAIN, HORROR'S HALLOWED GROUNDS) to discuss Halloween haunts, mazes and interactive theater. Both Andrew and Buz have been part of the ongoing "Tension Experience" for the last several months and try to explain to us the dense & intricate narrative that led to one of the most ambitious interactive events ever concocted (secretly) by Darren Lynn Bousman and Clint Sears. It's David Fincher's THE GAME, for real! And if you inadvertently joined a cult! Hearing is believing, so kick back and listen!

Sep 23, 2016

Lots going on for Episode 18 of Shock Waves! First up, announcement: you can now pre-order the official SHOCK WAVES T-Shirt, courtesy of our friends at Cavity Colors! Your hosts Rob Galluzzo (that's me!), Elric Kane and Rebekah McKendry catch up on all the latest horrors!

First up, Elric and Rob get into a debate over the new BLAIR WITCH, and the franchise as a whole. Rob finally revisited PARANORMAL ACTIVITY after years of avoiding the franchise, and also reports back on the superior "director's cut" of Brian De Palma's RAISING CAIN and the 3 new Stephen King Blu-Ray releases for CAT'S EYE, IT and SALEM'S LOT. Bekah watched PANDORUM, the 1979 STALKER and the 1996 MOBEIUS. Elric went back to David Lynch's THE ELEPHANT MAN, and caught up on our special guests films BONE, THE AMBULANCE & RETURN TO SALEM'S LOT.

Then we welcome very special guest Larry Cohen to the show. We delve into his humble early years in New York, writing for television, taking full control of his scripts for such films as IT'S ALIVE, Q THE WINGED SERPENT, GOD TOLD ME TO, THE STUFF, how he struck up a friendship with legendary director Sam Fuller, as well as with famed composer Bernard Herrmann and much, much more. He even teases us the plot of his latest script CAFFEINE! Prepare to be captivated by one of the Hollywood greats!

Sep 16, 2016

This week on Shock Waves, join hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Rebekah McKendry and Ryan Turek as they catch up on all the latest horrors! Bekah watched THE SHALLOWS, MURDER ROCK and the Thai horror flick COMING SOON. Elric reports back on DEMON, the 1984 cult flick THE POWER and the first 2 DEATH WISH movies. Ryan continued his Universal Monster binge with THE MUMMY'S HAND, as well as HOUSE ON SORORITY ROW and CAST A DEADLY SPELL. Rob chimes in with his thoughts on NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEB and the first 2 episodes of ASH VS EVIL DEAD Season 2! Then the group welcome on very special guest Greg McLean! They delve into the true story that inspired WOLF CREEK, his plans for the upcoming series and WOLF CREEK 3, his humble beginnings in filmmaking, teaming with James Gunn for THE BELKO EXPERIMENT and much, much more! Kick back and join the conversation!

Sep 9, 2016

Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Rebekah McKendry and Ryan Turek as they gather 'round the table to talk all the latest horrors! In celebration of Dario Argento's birthday, the group throw out their favorite Argento films. Both Rob & Elric saw & discuss Rob Zombie's latest '31.' Bekah checked out the Scorpion Releasing Blu of HARLEQUIN. Elric reports back on I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER and the bonkers 1982 cult film THE INCUBUS. Ryan revisited the original MUMMY, which sparked a discussion on the Universal Monster Movies. And Rob advocates the work of director Jim Mickle after seeing his two latest films COLD IN JULY and WE ARE WHAT WE ARE.

Then the gang welcome very special guest Jordan Peele to the show! Despite being most well known for his comedy work on the show KEY & PEELE, as well as this year's feature KEANU, Peele recently wrapped up production on a straight horror film with Blumhouse Productions titled GET OUT. And through that experience, we discovered his love of the genre. So we delve into how he got into horror through FANGORIA magazine as a kid, his favorite theatrical experiences, how horror has influenced his comedic work & the correlations between the two, what his top 5 genre movies are and much, much more in this fun, laid back candid chat. Sit back, relax and join the conversation!

Sep 2, 2016

Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane and Rebekah McKendry as they talk about all the latest horrors! Elric gives us his thoughts on DON'T BREATHE, the number 1 movie in America from former guest Fede Alvarez, as well as the documentary DE PALMA, the short film PIGSKIN and revisiting the original BLAIR WITCH PROJECT. Bekah talks about the controversial BASKIN and TALE OF TALES. Rob did a double feature of Rob Zombie's first 2 films HOUSE OF 1000 CORPSES & THE DEVIL'S REJECTS and teases about the upcoming RAISING CAIN and THE THING Blu-Ray's.

Then the Shock Waves crew welcome very special guest Simon Barrett! They delve into his humble beginnings as a filmmaker, how the collaboration with director Adam Wingard works, and why they chose to resurrect the BLAIR WITCH for Lionsgate. We also touch on A HORRIBLE WAY TO DIE, YOU'RE NEXT, THE GUEST and the V/H/S films, as well as the upcoming American remake of I SAW THE DEVIL. Kick back, relax and join the conversation! 

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