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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 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!

Jun 22, 2016

On episode 7 of the Shock Waves podcast, join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane and Rebekah McKendry as they answer all your questions! We delve into various topics based upon listener social media inquires regarding favorite horror movies, recommended podcasts and more! Then Ryan Turek, head of development at Blumhouse Productions joins us for his horror pick of the week THE RUINS! We also welcome very special guests Jen & Sylvia Soska to the show, the Twisted Twins! We go through their entire filmmaking history and have a candid chat about everything from DEAD HOOKER IN A TRUNK to AMERICAN MARY to tackling television with HELLEVATOR and their upcoming remake of David Cronenberg's RABID! Lots of ground covered, so kick back, relax and join the conversation!

Jun 15, 2016

Join hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane and Rebekah McKendry as they discuss all the latest horrors! First up, THE CONJURING 2! Elric and Rob both delve into their thoughts on James Wan's new sequel. Elric also spent 20 hours on an airline flight catching up on THE OTHER SIDE OF THE DOOR, LAST WITCH HUNTER, VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN & PENNY DREADFUL. Rob reports back on GOOSEBUMPS 3D, 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE & ABATTOIR. Bekah fills us in on the recently wrapped Etheria Film Festival. Then Rob and Ryan bring 2 soundtrack selections in this weeks segment of "Now Playing;" one from TENTACLES and A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 3. Then we're joined by very special guests "masters of horror" Mick Garris and William Malone where we dissect THE FLY franchise from the original 1958 movie through to the 1989 sequel to Cronenberg's classic remake! We also recall the first time we saw each FLY film, we break down what makes a successful remake, and analyze what makes a great adaptation. Kick back, relax and enjoy an in-depth fan discussion among the masters of horror regarding THE FLY!

Jun 8, 2016

On episode 5 of Shock Waves, join co-host Rob Galluzzo as he's first joined by Elric Kane to discuss Korean feature THE WAILING, OUIJA and BEYOND THE GATES. Then Bekah reports back from the Phoenix Comic Con. Ryan Turek joins the show with his horror pick of the week, VENOM. Then we're joined for a very candid chat with filmmaker Mark Pavia. Pavia made his feature film debut with the 1997 cult favorite adaptation of Stephen King's NIGHT FLIER. And most recently the Scream Factory original FENDER BENDER. But we go into depth about the long break from directing and examine the true, tough challenges when it comes to directing horror in the studio system. We talk about SLICE, DEADWORLD and TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE, all of which didn't happen. His relationship working with Stephen King. And how FENDER BENDER marks a resurrection through perseverance! A recommended listen for all aspiring horror filmmakers out there.

Jun 1, 2016

Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane and Rebekah McKendry as they chat about the latest horrors! First up, they report back on the screenings of HAXAN and EYES OF FIRE as part of the Cinefamily's month long "witch horror" celebration, as well as the FENDER BENDER premiere. Elric raves about the 1st episode of OUTCAST. And then we play some snippets of Patrick Nettesheim's score to Mark Borchardt's COVEN as part of our new segment "now spinning." Ryan Turek chimes in with his horror pick of the week. Then we welcome very special guest Mike Flanagan for a lengthy chat about his earliest horror experiences and his journey into becoming a director. We chat about everything from the original OCULUS short film to his love of Stephen King and his take on GERALD'S GAME, "DREAMCATCHER" day, how he got Doug Jones in his first film, the making of HUSH, writing the I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER remake, why he chose to direct OUIJI 2 and much, much more. Kick back and join in on the conversation!

May 25, 2016

On the third episode of Shock Waves, join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane and Rebekah McKendry as they talk about all the latest horrors! First, the big news is the announcement of the new HALLOWEEN movie! The gang then discuss John Carpenter's live show, and review such films as PASSION OF DARKLY NOON, TEXAS CHAINSAW 2, EYES OF A STRANGER, HANSEL & GRETEL: WITCH HUNTERS 3D, as well as CAT PEOPLE and the I KNOW WHAT YOU DID movies. Then Ryan Turek checks in with his pick of the week THE STUFF. And lastly, the gang is then joined by production company SpectreVision, consisting of Elijah Wood, Daniel Noah and Josh Waller. They delve into where their love of horror begin, the origins of SpectreVision as a company and we go film by film to discuss how their filmography came to be. Get ready for an in depth, lengthy horror chat!

May 18, 2016

Join Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane and Rebekah McKendry for the second episode of Shock Waves! First up, the latest horrors! The trio discuss the latest films they've all seen. All 3 of them chime in on 'The Boy.' Rob also saw 'Most Likely To Die' and the 'F/X' movies. Elric talks about 'Frightmare,' 'Black Sunday' and 'Anguish.' And Bekah tells us about 'Wild Zero.' Then Ryan Turek checks in with his horror pick of the week, before being joined by Scream Factory's Jeff Nelson and Cliff MacMillan. The duo talk about their upcoming 4 year anniversary, the changes in the home video market since their inception, their first original feature 'Fender Bender,' their new sub-label 'Shout Selects' and the controversy surrounding their 'Jeepers Creepers' releases. All of this and much more on episode 2 of Shock Waves!

May 11, 2016

Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo (Blumhouse.com), Elric Kane (Inside Horror) and Rebekah McKendry (editor in chief of Blumhouse.com) for the first episode of Shock Waves! The trio talk about their all time favorite horror movies, first time they recognized a genre actor in a non-genre role, their first time meeting a horror icon, horror movies they'd most want to see on Blu-Ray and much, much more. Bonus segments in this episode include Ryan Turek's "Horror Pick Of The Week" and a chat about vinyl soundtrack releases with The Damn Fine Cast co-host Tony Giles!

Apr 30, 2016

Join top horror critics Elric Kane, Rebekah McKendry, and Rob Galluzzo as they cover news, releases and trends in the horror genre, as well as interview prominent industry icons.

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