The 13th Floor

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Throwback Video: John Carpenter On David Letterman Promoting THE THING!

I don’t know what it is, but I love falling down the rabbit hole on You Tube and uncovering old video interviews with a certain sense of context. John Carpenter’s THE THING continues to be dissected, discussed and celebrated some 35 years after its theatrical release, and rightfully so! It’s a masterpiece! But as every […]

Films 

TEXAS FRIGHTMARE 2017 Report! BATES MOTEL! Dario Argento! Rob Zombie’s 31, FRIGHT NIGHT & More!

The 2017 iteration of Texas Frightmare Weekend has just wrapped, and the convention was, yet again, a smashing success! Blumhouse.com and Arrow Video were among the primary sponsors, and I found myself fortunate enough to moderate a handful of the panels, along with my Shock Waves co-hosts, so the following may come off as biased, […]

Films 

Texas Frightmare Weekend Is Upon Us!!!

Greetings fellow fiends! Later today, the Texas Frightmare Weekend kicks off at the Hyatt Regency Hotel over at DFW airport in Dallas, Texas and the Blumhouse.com / Shock Waves crew will be representing all weekend long! (We’re sponsoring along with the fine fiends at Arrow Video!) Drop on by the Blumhouse.com table to meet us, […]

Films 

My Life In Commentaries

I don’t know how the hell I got the opportunity to be the moderator on several horror titles that sit proudly in my Blu-Ray collection; movies that I would’ve bought regardless of if I had anything to do with their releases. But like most things that come out of just being passionate, it kind of […]

Real Life Scares 

Blumhouse.com is Teaming up with Texas Frightmare Weekend!

Blumhouse.com is thrilled to announce that we are teaming up with the amazing Texas Frightmare Weekend in Dallas, TX, becoming the official sponsor of the 2017 convention. The 2017 Texas Frightmare Weekend is slated for May 5th -7th, and horror fans will not want to miss it! The yearly event, held at the Dallas Metroplex, […]

Films 

5 Reasons To Upgrade Your Blu-Ray Of THE THING

Talk to any number of die-hard horror fans, and inevitably, when they list off their absolute all-time favorites, John Carpenter’s 1982 remake of the Howard Hawks sci-fi classic THE THING will come up very high on their list. Usually when you narrow down the conversation to just Carpenter films, it’s either THE THING or HALLOWEEN […]

Films 

Did Dean Cundey Just Reveal The Biggest Secret Of THE THING?

Words alone can not sum up exactly how much I love John Carpenter’s THE THING. It’s the go to response when someone complains about remakes. “Well, what about John Carpenter’s THE THING? That’s a classic!” Although it wasn’t heralded as such upon its release, it sure as hell is considered one nowadays, especially by die-hard […]

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Trivia Tidbit: Who Is “The Shape” In John Carpenter’s THE THING?

Like any self-respecting horror fan, I consider John Carpenter’s seminal 1982 remake of THE THING to be one of the greatest genre films ever committed to celluloid. I revisit it at least once a year and always get swept up in the eerie story and the masterful way the whole thing unfolds. Case in point, […]

Films 

Alien Alert! Watching WITHOUT WARNING And PREDATOR 3D!

When it comes to curating weekly double features, sometimes you really have to go for it. And while I’ve previously paired up original horror movies with their remakes, and sometimes films with their sequels, this one was too fun an idea to pass up! I finally obtained Scream Factory’s release of the long-lost 1980 alien […]

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Interview With THE GIRL IN THE PHOTOGRAPHS Director Nick Simon

Out today, April 1st, 2016 from Vertical Entertainment on VOD and in limited theatrical release is THE GIRL IN THE PHOTOGRAPHS; a unique, modernized “slasher” film helmed by director Nick Simon. It also marks the final film that the late, great Wes Craven was involved with, as he helped guide Simon’s vision to the big […]

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SCREAMFEST 2015 Report!

One of Los Angeles best and most anticipated horror film festivals of the year is always Screamfest, as it always takes place around mid-October, just as everyone is at the height of their Halloween celebration frenzy. And so, patrons of the festival are in the spooky mood and anxious to be introduced to what Pinhead […]