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Stephen King’s Long Journey to THE DARK TOWER

As THE DARK TOWER film approaches, there has been much speculation about how Hollywood is handling Stephen King’s epic story—an eight book, 4,000+ page series that dwarfs and contains many of the author’s best-known works.  King has offered a few clues; he told Entertainment Weekly that director Nikolaj Arcel’s film starts in media res, suggesting […]

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Coming This October From Chiller Films, DEMENTIA 13!

Chiller Films announces today the release of the upcoming horror thriller DEMENTIA 13, in theaters on October 6, 2017 and on VOD and Digital HD on October 10, 2017.  This retelling of Francis Ford Coppola’s 1963 film of the same name is directed by Richard LeMay (“The Dark Rite,” “Naked As We Come”) and is […]

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Be-GORE-ra! Eight Irish Horror Movies Worth Checking Out

Ireland has given the world many useful things; the ejector seat, color photography, the Riverdance, hypodermic needles… and of course, Guinness. It’s also a place with a rich, proud tradition of horror storytelling and mythology, from banshees, fairies and leprechauns all the way to author Bram Stoker’s iconic creation DRACULA. Ireland has experienced something of a horror movie boom in recent […]

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CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND Returns To Theaters September 1st!

Wow, this is cool! In honor of the 40th anniversary of Steven Spielberg’s classic feature CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND, Sony Pictures has recently done a 4K restoration and is planning on re-releasing the film in theaters on September 1st. I have to tell you, I hadn’t seen this movie since I was really, […]

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The Wild Trailer To Richard Stanley’s New Film THE OTHERWORLD Is Here!

Looking back, I think one of the best and most intriguing guests we’ve ever had on the Killer POV podcast (the previous incarnation of Shock Waves) had to be filmmaker Richard Stanley. The director helmed the cult movies HARDWARE and DUST DEVIL, and was also the subject of the fascinating and heartbreaking documentary LOST SOUL: THE […]

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Fantasia Film Festival: After Seeing DRIB, I Don’t Know What to Believe Anymore

The master of performance art, Andy Kaufman, made us question where reality ended and fiction began. His appearances on SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE and FRIDAYS captivated audiences who never knew what to expect and watched hoping to see him break the third wall. Even the manner in which he died seemed to be a prank. If any […]

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New 4K Restored Version Of DEAD & BURIED Coming From Blue Underground

On episode 57 of Shock Waves, we were fortunate to have on the show director Gary Sherman! He’s currently touring a brand new restored version of his debut feature DEATH LINE, known to some in the States under its alternate title RAW MEAT. The stellar Blu-Ray set is now available through the fine fiends at […]

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Heads Up! The New IT Trailer Is Coming This Thursday!

I love it. We’ve gotten to the point where we get teasers to trailers. But you know what? This is Stephen King’s IT we’re talking about, so any little bit of new footage or info we can get, I’m all for! Last week, Joe Hill gave the new update of IT a ringing endorsement by […]

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Exclusive Interview With SCREAM FACTORY Straight From SDCC 2017 On Their 10 Recently Announced Titles!

When it comes to Comic-Con every year, we all have different things that we most look forward to. Sure, in Hall H, we’re probably going to get a slew of new trailers from all the big budget superhero movies, and hey, I love seeing all those. But for genre fans, I think the panel we most […]

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Meet the Newest Big Horror Icons: The Minions

Freddy Krueger. Jason Voorhees. Michael Myers. Norman Bates. Everyone knows the names of these horror icons, who stand in the pantheon of the most wicked movie characters of all time. Other than maybe Toby from PARANORMAL ACTIVITY and Jigsaw from the SAW movies, we haven’t really had a new addition to the ranks in a […]

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Celebrating 40 Years of Wes Craven’s THE HILLS HAVE EYES

It’s a bit tough wrapping one’s head around it, but it’s actually been four decades since Wes Craven’s censorship-defying chiller THE HILLS HAVE EYES arrived and left viewers sitting in stunned silence. While the enthusiastically gritty LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT differed significantly in premise, it did serve as a bit of a precursor of […]

Comic Books Films 

The 2017 Comic-Con Comic Book News Wrap Up!

Between all the trailers and posters and movie stars at San Diego Comic-Con 2017, it can be hard for we comic nerds to get all the info on what the con is supposedly about – comic books. You may be worried that, as a Wednesday Warrior, you could have missed some important or interesting info […]

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Fantasia Film Festival: Fascinated by THE KEEPERS? You Need to See DELIVER US

Recently, documentaries focused toward darker content have captivated wide-spread audience attention, as shows like MAKING A MURDERER and THE KEEPERS became regular water cooler discussions. The new movie DELIVER US aka LIBRA NOS (currently playing at the Fantasia Film Fest) will no doubt garner an equal amount fascination and is a must for any dark content […]