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Films 

What Would YOUR 5 Desert Island Horror Picks Be?

Have you had a chance to listen to the latest BONUS episode of the Shock Waves podcast? For this special segment, I sat down with co-host and head of development for Blumhouse Productions, Ryan Turek, to learn a bit about his horror background and tastes. Way back when we kicked off Shock Waves, my co-hosts […]

Films 

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 […]

Films 

First Details On Synapse Films’ Definitive, Upcoming SUSPIRIA Restoration Blu-Ray!

A new episode of Shock Waves just dropped and we were fortunate enough to have Don May Jr. from Synapse Films drop by as our special guest. The entire episode (embedded at the end of this piece for your convenience) was extremely educational in terms of learning about how Synapse operates and some of the […]

Films 

We Go Behind-The-Scenes of Synapse Films In SHOCK WAVES Episode 51!

Join your hosts Ryan Turek, Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane and Rebekah McKendry as they catch up on all the latest horrors! First up, they report back from the recently wrapped Texas Frightmare Weekend convention, and the Friday Night Frights screening of LEATHERFACE: TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE III. Elric checked out A DARK SONG and SWEET, SWEET […]

Films Music 

RADIOHEAD’s Thom Yorke Will Score SUSPIRIA Remake!

Well, here’s a bit of news I didn’t see coming! Variety reports that RADIOHEAD’s Thom Yorke will be providing the score for the recently wrapped remake of SUSPIRIA directed by Luca Guadagnino. SUSPIRIA is, of course, based upon Dario Argento’s 1977 visual and cinematic masterpiece, which featured a memorable & indelible score by Italian rockers GOBLIN. […]

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 video games 

How Italian Horror Cinema Inspired Survival Horror Video Games

Survival horror video games have changed a lot over the years — especially as the technology evolved along with our sensibilities. Soon, we’ll be able to play RESIDENT EVIL 7, OUTLAST 2, and DEATH STRANDING with VR options, putting players in the midst of total terror. But to understand where the subgenre is today, we […]

Films TV 

AMERICAN HORROR STORY, SUSPIRIA and HELLRAISER – This Week’s Horror News Rundown

We’re back! Did you miss us? The horror news isn’t going to rundown itself, you know, and after a week off (to get married, so I’m comfortable with my excuse) the horror stories have been propagating, giving birth to a heaving brood of exciting updates about popular television shows, classic films and upcoming franchise installments […]

Films 

UPDATED: Why Remaking SUSPIRIA Isn’t As Bad As You Think It Is

UPDATE: Entertainment Weekly is reporting that original SUSPIRIA star Jessica Harper will appear in the new remake of SUSPIRIA! Original article as follows. For the last several years, there have been numerous rumblings of remaking Dario Argento’s 1977 cult horror masterpiece SUSPIRIA. At one point, David Gordon Green (JOE, PINEAPPLE EXPRESS) was set to be […]

Films Music 

Ten Classic Horror Movies That Scared Me With Sound

We’ve written a great deal about the role of a truly great musical score in crafting a memorable horror film, but today I’m going to dig a little deeper into what makes a movie sound terrifying. Along with dialogue and practical sound effects, there are often dozens of layers to a film’s sound design, and […]

Films 

THE DARK TOWER, GHOSTBUSTERS and SUSPIRIA – This Week’s Horror News Rundown

When there is no more room in development hell, the horror movies will finally come to theaters. This week on our Horror News Rundown, some highly anticipated adaptations of best-selling novels finally emerge from the depths, including the works of Stephen King, Dan Simmons and Steve Alten. We also get new release dates on the […]

Films Scary Fun 

Can You Tell if These Giallo Horror Movie Titles Are Real or Fake?

Italian giallo films had a huge influence on American movies and have become favorites with horror audiences throughout history. This slasher sub-genre includes some very well known horror films like BAY OF BLOOD, SUSPIRIA, TORSO and PHENOMENA, and giallo directors like Dario Argento, Mario Bava, Lucio Fulci, and Sergio Martino have become genre icons. But […]