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A Horrific Urban Legend Comes Calling in the Horror Short INVOKE!

The perfect setup for a creepypasta often involves the appearance of a mysterious file via text or email — one which the story’s protagonist often mistakes for a message or joke from a friend, who then denies sending it. That’s why the 2017 short film INVOKE by writer-director Carlos Omar de León should hit all […]

We Go Behind-The-Scenes of Synapse Films In SHOCK WAVES Episode 51!

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 […]

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How Italian Horror Cinema Inspired Survival Horror Video Games

Survival horror video games have changed a lot over the years — especially as the technology evolved along with our sensibilities. Soon, we’ll be able to play RESIDENT EVIL 7, OUTLAST 2, and DEATH STRANDING with VR options, putting players in the midst of total terror. But to understand where the subgenre is today, we […]

SHOCK WAVES Episode 27 Part 1: LAST GIRL STANDING, ALIENS and One Hell Of A KILLER PARTY!

The whole Shock Waves gang – Rob Galluzzo, Ryan Turek, Rebekah McKendry and Elric Kane return to usher in the last batch of episodes for the year 2016, and they’re here to discuss all the latest horrors! On this episode, Ryan revisited the ALIENS franchise, as well as the cult classic CHUD. Bekah reports back […]

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The Forbidden World Of VHS Grey Market

Once upon a time in the days before bit-torrent and all-region DVD players, die-hard  horror fans could only find ultra-rarities through the forbidden world of the VHS grey market dealers. Genre fans were only able to get cult and obscure films – be they Mario Bava, Godzilla, Kung Fu or Hammer Films – during the […]

Jordan Peele Talks His Love Of Horror On The Latest SHOCK WAVES!

Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo (that’s me!), Elric Kane, Rebekah McKendry and Ryan Turek as they gather ’round the table to talk all the latest horrors on this week’s Shock Waves podcast! In celebration of Dario Argento’s birthday, the group throw out their favorite Argento films. Both Rob & Elric saw & discuss Rob Zombie’s […]

Celebrate Independence Day With A New Mini-Episode Of SHOCK WAVES!

Surprise! Despite being on a brief hiatus from full length episodes of the Shock Waves podcast, myself (Rob Galluzzo), Rebekah McKendry and Ryan Turek managed to get together and record a special mini-episode of Shock Waves in honor of the July 4th holiday. We chat a bit about THE PURGE franchise, “slasher” gem SLAUGHTER HIGH, […]

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R.I.P. Music Legend and INFERNO Composer Keith Emerson (1944-2016)

It pains us to bring news of yet another creative icon leaving this world… after all, we’re still in the depths of grief over the loss of iconic artists David Bowie, Wes Craven, Angus Scrimm, Gunnar Hansen and Lemmy Kilmister, to name just a few. But news waits for no one — no matter how […]