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Steve Ellison AKA Flying Lotus Talks Imagery And Anxiety In His Movie KUSO!

KUSO (meaning “shit” in Japanese) is the feature film directorial debut of rapper, music producer, and founder of the Brainfeeders recording label Flying Lotus, who prefers to be known as Steve Ellison when sitting in the director’s chair. Distributed by Shudder, the Netflix of horror fandom, KUSO is an intensely grotesque, yet darkly artistic set […]

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The Red-Band Trailer For The TEXAS CHAINSAW Prequel LEATHERFACE Is Here!

It’s been a long time coming, but the fine fiends over at Bloody-Disgusting have just debuted the first red-band trailer for the long awaited new movie in the TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE franchise. Titled “LEATHERFACE,” (exactly like the 3rd feature, but minus the number this time), this entry was helmed by French directors Alexandre Bustillo and […]

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Shudder Will Premiere KUSO, The Directorial Debut Of Flying Lotus!

Shudder, the all-horror online streaming service, continues to find interesting and unique genre films as exclusive premieres via their service, and here’s one you guys should mark down on your watch list. KUSO is the directorial debut of Steve Ellison, aka FLYING LOTUS. RogerEbert.com calls it “the first midnight masterpiece of the 21st century.” You […]

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CINEMA IN EXTREMIS: Ten Extreme Horror Films Now Streaming on Shudder

[WARNING: Disturbing Content Ahead] We’ve previously derived some must-see lists from the library of horror-movie streaming network Shudder, but I thought it was high time I explored their titles with an eye for extreme cinema… and unless you’ve done a fair amount of digging through their ever-expanding vaults, you might be surprised at how many […]

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Shudder Plans Several Original Films Kicking Off With PRIMAL SCREEN!

We’ve been talking about the all-horror streaming service Shudder quite a bit around our offices, and with good reason: the selection, aimed specifically for the die-hard horror fan, is terrific. From new indie favorites, to horror classics, to premieres such as THE RING VS THE GRUDGE mash-up SADAKO VS KAYAKO and PREVENGE, they have the […]

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Found Footage Horror is Not Dead… and These Films Prove It

It may have been a while since feature-length horror films shot in the so-called found footage or mockumentary approach brought home major box-office receipts, especially after the conclusion of the lucrative PARANORMAL ACTIVITY franchise, not to mention lackluster reaction to last year’s BLAIR WITCH reboot and last month’s Ridley Scott-produced PHOENIX FORGOTTEN… although it could […]

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5 Horror Classics You Can Now Stream On SHUDDER!

Have you been taking full advantage of your Shudder account? Do you have Shudder yet? If not, what are you waiting for?! It’s great! There are many ways to watch. You can subscribe online direct through Shudder.com. I subscribe through my Amazon Prime account, which is already hooked up to my living room television. It’s […]

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5 New Horror Flicks Now Streaming On SHUDDER!

With so many streaming services at our disposal, there are limitless options in terms of finding horror. Neflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Vudu and so on and so forth! But thankfully, we’ve got Shudder, which specifically caters to the die-hard insatiable horror fan. And they’re consistently adding new stuff, cult classics, and more on a regular […]

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We’re Celebrating The 5th Anniversary Of SCREAM FACTORY On The Latest SHOCK WAVES!

Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane and Ryan Turek as they catch up on all the latest horrors! First up, Rob and Elric got a sneak peek at the SUSPIRIA restoration for Synapse Films upcoming Blu-Ray and share their thoughts! Then, the whole gang delve into a lengthy discussion about ALIEN: COVENANT and the new […]

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RLJ Entertainment And Shudder Will Release Joe Lynch’s MAYHEM!

RLJ Entertainment and AMC Networks’ Shudder are partnering on the North American release of Joe Lynch’s action/thriller MAYHEM through a deal finalized at the 70th Cannes International Film Festival. The film first premiered at the 2017 SXSW Film Festival to positive reviews. Directed by Joe Lynch (Everly) and written by Matias Caruso, the film stars […]

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VIDEO: You Can Now Watch SHOCK WAVES Episode 50, Live From TEXAS FRIGHTMARE 2017!

This year’s Texas Frightmare Weekend was a convention for the books. We’ve already shared a handful of the panels we were fortunate to moderate, which included BATES MOTEL, FRIGHT NIGHT, SUSPIRIA and Rob Zombie’s 31, all of which you can find in our report here. And, of course, we also recorded episode 50 of our […]

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SHOCK WAVES Episode 50 Is Live From Texas Frightmare Weekend 2017!

This is it! Join your hosts Ryan Turek, Rebekah McKendry, Elric Kane and Rob Galluzzo as they take Shock Waves to the Texas Frightmare Weekend 2017 convention for their 50th episode! They’re joined by special guest Sam Zimmerman from Shudder, and they’re talking underrated 90’s horror in front of a live convention audience! My view […]

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The Most Controversial Movie Ever Made is Finally Available to Stream… But Which Version Is It?

Sometimes movie history is made quietly, when you least expect it… and so another landmark in boundary-busting cinema seems to have happened virtually overnight: I’m talking about the online streaming premiere of Ken Russell’s breathtaking 1971 masterpiece THE DEVILS. Recently uploaded by horror streaming service Shudder, the film is considered by many historians to be […]