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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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May 26, 2017

Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane and Ryan Turek as they catch up on all the latest horrors! First up, Rob and Elric got a sneak peek at the SUSPIRIA restoration for Synapse Films upcoming Blu-Ray and share their thoughts! Then, the whole gang delve into a lengthy discussion about ALIEN: COVENANT and the new episodes of TWIN PEAKS! Ryan and Rob revisited the Snoop Dogg fronted supernatural slasher BONES, while Elric checked out LAKE BODOM. Ryan also saw MY DEMON LOVER and TWO PIGEONS. Rob recommends the new Netflix series THE KEEPERS. Then, in honor of Scream Factory's 5th anniversary, we welcome back to the show Cliff MacMillan and Jeff Nelson! The pair debut exclusively on Shock Waves four new upcoming Scream Factory titles! And we discuss the changes and challenges of the business over the course of the last 5 years, some of their upcoming summer slate which includes SLITHER, SPECIES, the Paul Naschy collection, TEEN WOLF and much, much more. For home video collectors, this is a must listen!

May 19, 2017

Join your hosts Ryan Turek, Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane and Rebekah McKendry as they catch up on all the latest horrors! First up, they report back from the recently wrapped Texas Frightmare Weekend convention, and the Friday Night Frights screening of LEATHERFACE: TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE III. Elric checked out A DARK SONG and SWEET, SWEET LONELY GIRL. Ryan finished up the WISHMASTER series and tells us about Parts 3 and 4. Bekah saw PETEY WHEATSTRAW, THE DEVIL'S SON IN LAW and THE DISMEMBERED. Rob celebrated Mother's Day with a triple feature of SERIAL MOM, PSYCHO and THE BABADOOK, and also is wowed by Severin's new disc release of BLACKENSTEIN. Then we welcome very special guest Don May Jr. from Synapse Film! We go back to the beginning of Elite Entertainment starting with the NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD Laserdisc and learn about how Synapse Films came to be. Don reveals the first details on why their upcoming Blu-Ray of Dario Argento's SUSPRIA will be the definitive release, and we talk about the challenges of the restoration process, working with studios, the steelbook craze and much, much more. Kick back and enjoy this insightful chat into one of the best boutique home video companies out there!

May 12, 2017

This is it! Join your hosts Ryan Turek, Rebekah McKendry, Elric Kane and Rob Galluzzo as they take Shock Waves to the Texas Frightmare Weekend 2017 convention for their 50th episode! They're joined by special guest Sam Zimmerman from Shudder, and they're talking underrated 90's horror in front of a live convention audience! Each of the hosts pick 3 titles from the 90's that they feel deserve another look. From the arthouse masterpiece DARK WATERS, to horror comedy IDLE HANDS, to the Mario Van Peebles werewolf movie FULL ECLIPSE, to Peter Jackson's THE FRIGHTENERS, all grounds are covered!

As an added bonus, we're including a full version of our opening theme music composed by Gregory Burkart under the moniker of Corvo. This episode is sponsored by Shudder. Get a FREE month of the streaming service by entering the code "SHOCK" at checkout.

May 5, 2017

In this bonus episode of Shock Waves, Ryan Turek sits down with author Grady Hendrix. A former journalist, Grady has made a name for himself writing SATAN LOVES YOU and, later, HORRORSTOR, MY BEST FRIEND'S EXORCISM and the upcoming look at the pulp horror novel scene of the '70s and '80s PAPERBACKS FROM HELL. Tune in as Ryan and Grady talk about his projects past and present!

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