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Films 

6 Things I Learned While Moderating The PSYCHO Remake Commentary!

PSYCHO is unarguably a masterpiece, both in the filmography of Alfred Hitchcock, but also in horror & cinema history. And so, who would have the nerve to remake something considered a classic? Nowadays, it doesn’t seem like a big deal. BATES MOTEL recently wrapped it’s fifth and final season, and provided Norman Bates fans with […]

Films 

We Talk “Double Features” On SHOCK WAVES With Scott Reynolds and Dan Budnik!

This week on Shock Waves, it’s just Ryan Turek and Rob Galluzzo as they discuss the latest horrors! First, the duo brings us up to speed on the new Shock Waves merchandise from Cavity Colors, an update on the upcoming Texas Frightmare convention, and then we pay tribute to the late, great Bernie Wrightson. Ryan […]

Real Life Scares TV 

5 Cases When Fictional Media Provoked Real Life Violence

Since time began, both big and small screens have played host to all manner of crime, violence and murder. And if like me, you were nurtured on a daily diet of Wile E. Coyote taking one bombastic beating after another from Road Runner, then I’m sure you’ll agree that none of their slapstick shenanigans brought […]

TV 

Past Due: Five Genre TV Shows That (May) Have Overstayed Their Welcome

In the past couple of years, an interesting trend has been settling in on genre television: We have seen more series take a “less is more” approach, in regards to longevity. In the past year alone, we’ve seen the third and final seasons of both PENNY DREADFUL and HANNIBAL. Whether by choice or by network […]

Music TV 

Crafting The Perfect TV Theme

A lot of times, when it comes to movies, a great musical score can make a world of difference. There are famous stories about how PSYCHO wasn’t scary until Bernard Herrmann laid in his catchy all string “black and white” score, in particular the screeching violins for the shower scene. John Carpenter’s HALLOWEEN initially didn’t […]

Comic Books Films Real Life Scares 

Love Kills: The Stories of Harleen Quinzel and Caril Ann Fugate

Dr. Harleen Frances Quinzel was young and filled with promise. Just out of school, Quinzel landed her dream job as a psychiatrist at Arkham Asylum, the home of the most insane criminals to ever walk the Earth, including the king of them all, Joker. Quinzel had a single goal – to gain Joker’s trust, get […]

Films 

Trailer To New Showtime Doc That Asks WHY HORROR?

We love a good documentary. And if it’s on horror, then we’re immediately on board. Showtime has just debuted the trailer to an upcoming original documentary that asks the question WHY HORROR? Helmed by horror fanatic/enthusiast Tal Zimerman, the filmmaker travels around the world to get a better understanding of why horror is more popular […]