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Films 

How THE BABADOOK Became a Gay Icon — Practically Overnight!

Jennifer Kent’s 2014 film THE BABADOOK is one of the best in modern horror. It’s an achingly sad tale of a single mother’s struggle to cope with the loss of a partner, the erratic tantrums of her now fatherless child, and subsequent damages to her psyche — all of which manifest in the towering boogeyman […]

TV 

Saluting the All-Time Creepiest “Monsters of the Week” From THE X-FILES

It’s winter… and if you’re like me and you live in the Midwestern US, chances are things have been pretty gray. See, starting in November, Ohioans retreat to our homes, where we grow very pale and irritable. We long to go outside, but shudder at the idea of even crawling out of bed if it’s […]

SHOCK WAVES Episode 30: The Rise Of The “Shockers,” Year End Recommendations & I’ll Be AMSTERDAMNED

This week on Shock Waves, join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Ryan Turek, Rebekah McKendry and Elric Kane as they catch up on all the latest horrors! First up, we talk about the rise of the “Shockers,” the new Facebook group “Shock Waves Horror Movie Club” created by our listeners and fully endorsed by the Shock […]

Post-HALLOWEEN Report, Horror TV and Anthologies Talk & More On The Latest SHOCK WAVES!

In the first part of episode 24 of the SHOCK WAVES podcast, join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane and Rebekah McKendry as they catch up on all the latest horrors! First up, every reports back on their Halloween. Rob celebrated with a handful of horror anthologies including John Carpenter’s BODY BAGS, DEADTIME STORIES and […]

Oz Perkins Talks Horror, TOXIC AVENGER & How He Almost Directed FRIDAY THE 13TH On The New Shock Waves!

This week’s episode of the Shock Waves podcast is a good one! We welcome to the show very special guest Oz Perkins. He’s appeared as an actor in things like DEAD & BREAKFAST, LEGALLY BLONDE and REMOVAL, but more recenly has delved into writing and directing some of the most unique and intriguing horror films […]

News TV 

Project MKUltra: The Horrifying True Experiments That Inspired STRANGER THINGS

STRANGER THINGS obviously draws more than a little inspiration from our favorite films of the 1980s — classics like ET, THE GOONIES, and POLTERGEIST are major influences that the show wears proudly on its proverbial sleeve. But did you know that show creators Matt and Ross Duffer also drew inspiration from the real world? A […]

Talking Stephen King, OCULUS, HUSH & More With Mike Flanagan On SHOCK WAVES Episode 4!

It’s Wednesday, which means it’s time for a brand new episode of the Blumhouse.com-presented horror podcast SHOCK WAVES! On episode 4, join hosts Rebekah McKendry, Elric Kane and (yours truly) Rob Galluzzo as we discuss the latest horrors! We report back from the month-long “witch horror” celebration at the Cinefamily with their screenings of HAXAN […]

The Most Outrageous PUNISHER Kills

In the comic book world, if you’re a criminal and you happen to see that “Skull” logo headed your way, then no doubt it’s the last thing you’ll ever see as you’re about to come to a terrible, horrific end at the hands of Frank Castle, aka THE PUNISHER. Originally introduced as a villain in The […]