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We’re All About “Exploitation Preservation” on the New SHOCK WAVES!

Rob Galluzzo, Rebekah McKendry and Elric Kane welcome very special guests Joseph Ziemba (Creator of Bleeding Skull, American Genre Film Archive) and Bret Berg (American Genre Film Archive), who share with us their favorite, obscure genre deep cuts! In the news, Rob reports back on THE DARK TOWER, and Blue Underground’s upcoming disc of AMSTERDAMNED; […]

Films 

George Romero Team’s “Lost” Snuff-Thriller EFFECTS Makes its Blu Debut!

While we’re still reeling from the tragic loss of legendary horror filmmaker and all-around cool guy George A. Romero, we’re about to witness another example of how wide his creative influence spread during his long career. The obscure 1978 indie thriller EFFECTS (a.k.a. THE MANIPULATOR) employed the talents of many Romero regulars — including Tom […]

Films 

In Honor of George A. Romero, Check Out This “Masters of Horror” Documentary Segment

We’re all still reeling over the loss of George A. Romero. The man changed the face of cinema and pop culture with NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD, which continues to have a huge influence on popular culture to this day. And as I mentioned on my personal Facebook page, as young budding horror fans, first we […]

Films 

A Tribute to George A. Romero: Father of Modern Horror

The grief you and I are feeling today is beyond measure, as the passing of legendary filmmaker George Andrew Romero impacts each of us uniquely — just as his iconic works have changed our lives and careers in so many different ways. Whether you’re a horror fan who grew up on Romero’s classics, a filmmaker […]

Films 

R.I.P. Director George Romero, Age 77

It is with great sadness that we report that director George Romero passed away today at age 77. Considered to be the “father of zombie movies,” Romero had been battling lung cancer and died in his sleep. His horror movie career began in 1968 with the legendary horror classic NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD. Romero […]

Films 

Unseen Horrors: The 1995 Unmade Version Of THE MUMMY By Mick Garris!

This past weekend, Universal Pictures launched their proposed and ambitious slate of upcoming monster movies, currently being touted under the banner of the “Dark Universe,” with the Tom Cruise fronted THE MUMMY. And as is the case with me when any franchise comes back, my inner fanboy must go back and revisit every film in the series. […]

Films 

Remembering CREEPSHOW 2 — Thirty Years Later!

Three decades ago this month, CREEPSHOW 2 opened on just 867 screens. Despite this measured rollout, the film immediately drew genre fanatics to local cinemas: CREEPSHOW 2 surprised at the box office, debuting at number two behind Universal’s Michael J. Fox vehicle THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS, which opened on 466 additional screens — 1,333 to […]

Comic Books Films 

The CREEPSHOW Graphic Novel Is Now Back In Print!

This is just awesome news! I’ve had horror anthologies on the brain quite a bit lately. Part of it has to do with our recent episode of Shock Waves where we built our own perfect horror anthologies by picking our favorites segments and wrap-around stories. Another reason may be because Scream Factory just put out […]

Films 

Ice-T Talks His Love of Japanese Horror Movies, His New Album BLOODLUST and the Kind of Film He’d Direct

In both his music and his movies, Ice-T has never been one to shy away from dark, confrontational fare. And on the eve of the release of his Body Count band’s new album BLOODLUST, the rapper/actor (represented on screen this month in the Prohibition vampire flick BLOODRUNNERS) reveals that he consumes extreme entertainment as enthusiastically […]

Films 

Did You See That? Ten Great Horror Movie Cameos

The horror film community is a small place filled with some pretty cool people who like to get together. On a recent episode of Shock Waves, Don Coscarelli told a story about quite a few of the horror greats having dinner together, that’s the kind of people these masters of the genre are; they love […]

Films 

Former Rue Morgue Editor-In-Chief Launching Documentary Series UNTOLD HORROR!

This is as cool as it gets. One of the things we, as horror fans, love to speculate on and debate is “unmade” horrors. For example, back when we launched the website on October 1st of 2015, we led off with a great article from Stephen Scarlata on the unseen creature designs for John Carpenter’s […]

Films Scary Fun 

Trick Or Treat Studios Preps CREEPSHOW Crate Monster Mask!

Masks are a thing I wish I had the space and money to actively collect. I have a handful displayed in my room from previous Halloweens; I’ve got a cool looking werewolf mask, a HALLOWEEN II-style Michael Myers (original series, of course) and a fun Misfits/Crimson Ghost-style skull mask. Back when I was barely a […]

Films 

Why George Romero’s LAND OF THE DEAD Deserves a Second Look

For many of us who grew up during the 1970s and the ’80s, the original George A. Romero zombie trilogy — NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD, DAWN OF THE DEAD, and DAY OF THE DEAD — was where it was at if you were a horror fan. Rumors of George doing a fourth movie in […]