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Films 

From Broke to Blockbuster: Indie Directors That Deserve Studio Films

We live in the age of the remake, sequel, prequel and spin-off. Fans like us have to delve deep into the smaller independent circuits to find new and original horror films and we drudge through a lot of crap, but we do happen upon some gems from some really cool new talented filmmakers. Lately there’s been […]

Films Scary Fun TV 

Netflix Instant Horror & Cult: What’s Coming in May 2017

There are some interesting horror and cult films arriving on Netflix instant in May. Choice stand-outs include BEYOND THE GATES, a fun 80s VHS-style throwback starring Barbara Crampton along with several other great horror regulars like Graham Skipper, Brea Grant, and Chase Willamson. RIVERDALE SEASON ONE is a mesmerizing, sleazy adaptation of the Archie comics […]

Comic Books Films 

An Unlikely Superhero Emerges In This Trailer To THEY CALL ME JEEG!

Sometimes, some of the most interesting and unique movies come out of left field at a film festival. So, a few weeks back when we had BEYOND THE GATES director Jackson Stewart on the Shock Waves podcast, we asked him if there were any gems for us to look out from that he caught while […]

Films 

This Week On SHOCK WAVES, We’re Talking Social Commentary And Political Horror!

This week on Shock Waves, join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Rebekah McKendry, Ryan Turek, and special guest co-host Brea Grant (BEYOND THE GATES, DEAD AWAKE, HALLOWEEN 2) as the group analyze social commentary and political horror in the genre! But first, the latest horrors! Bekah checked out the 80’s horror anthology DEADTIME STORIES […]

Films Scary Fun 

10 Terrific Recent Horror Films You May Have Missed

As horror fans, we try our best to pay attention to all the major genre releases, but in the current market which is saturated with amazing indie titles, it is easy to occasionally miss a frightening gem. Below are 10 great horror flicks from the past two years that received quieter releases than they deserved. […]

Films 

BEYOND THE GATES Director Jackson Stewart’s Horror Recommendations!

Earlier this week, we welcomed BEYOND THE GATES director and co-writer Jackson Stewart onto the Shock Waves podcast! Having known Jack personally for several years, I knew the conversation would eventually turn to obscure horror gems. After all, the entire Shock Waves gang hold Stewart responsible for turning us onto the Thanksgiving “slasher” cult classic BLOOD RAGE! […]

Comic Books Films 

Stuart Gordon’s Unmade IRON MAN: When The “Masters Of Horror” Almost Made MARVEL Movies

As someone that grew up an avid reader of comic books, we are currently living in glorious times. Most of my favorites have all already graced the silver screen, and they’ll pretty much continue to do so for the next decade. But there was a time when it seemed like we’d never get a live-action […]

Real Life Scares Scary Fun 

Does the Bizarre Board Game RAP RAT Have a Horrifying History?

Jackson Stewart’s retro-stylin’ horror feature BEYOND THE GATES has a lot of genre fans looking fondly back to that once-popular trend of VHS-based interactive board games like NIGHTMARE, in which players are guided by the instructions and time limits decreed by an onscreen game-master. Those players’ fates are decided not by a roll of the […]

Films 

Year End Guide To 2016’s Last Batch Of Horror Films!

The year 2016 is winding down to its bitter end, but for us horror fans, we tend to celebrate and look for solace in onscreen horrors as opposed to the real life ones. That’s why we love the genre, isn’t it? Escapism! And this year has had plenty to offer. I’m sure a lot of […]

Films 

SHOCK WAVES Episode 29: Going BEYOND THE GATES With Jackson Stewart!

On episode 29 of Shock Waves, your hosts Ryan Turek, Rob Galluzzo, Rebekah McKendry and Elric Kane welcome to the show very special guest Jackson Stewart, the director and co-writer of BEYOND THE GATES! Having known the hosts personally for several years, we dive right into a discussion of his earliest horror recollections, his experiences […]

Films 

Check Out The Trailers For Indie Horror Flicks IT WATCHES and BEYOND THE GATES!

Earlier today, we featured the “Babyface” killer from THE HILLS RUN RED as part of our “Who Are Our Modern Horror Icons” article. And now, the trailer for the latest film from director Dave Parker has also dropped! IT WATCHES follows Andre (Ivan Djurovic), a recently automobile accident victim suffering from amnesia who agrees to […]

Music 

EXCLUSIVE: TONIGHT SHE COMES Vinyl Release Details!

Wojciech Golczewski (WE ARE STILL HERE, BEYOND THE GATES, 400 DAYS), one of the go-to composers for atmospheric and moody score work these days, is set to release a special 7” vinyl single, featuring two tracks from his upcoming score to the outside-the-box slasher, TONIGHT SHE COMES. The film, which is all set to have […]

Films 

FRIDAY THE 13TH, GHOSTBUSTERS, RESIDENT EVIL and THE CROW – This Week’s Horror News Rundown

Horror fans have a lot to celebrate this week… and also a lot of disappointments. Big new movies are coming, exciting possible projects got canceled, and some new trailers are here to blow your mind or at least keep you busy for a few, joyous minutes. Let’s not waste any more time. Here’s this week’s […]