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Ryan Turek’s 10 Favorite Horror Films of 2016

Since I was old enough to mail in my ballot for Fangoria’s Chainsaw Awards (yes, snail mail with a stamp and all!) I’ve been fashioning my own “best in horror” lists. Tastes and selection process have changed over the 25 years or so, of course. This year, as you peruse my picks below, I want […]

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Elric Kane’s Top Ten Horror Films of 2016!

If you’ve read the other Shock Waves lists by now you know the basic rules: Only films released in 2016, no festival only screenings and keep it subjective. This is not a “Best of” but a “Favorites of” list as there is no objective way to experience cinema. I will add to this something I’ve […]

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Rob G’s 10 Favorite Horror Films Of 2016!

Well, it’s that time of year again. As we say goodbye to 2016, we’re looking back at all the horror movies that dropped over the course of the last 12 months and putting them together as recommendations for those that want to seek out the best this year had to offer! I follow a few […]

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THE DARK TOWER TV Series, FRIDAY THE 13TH Part 13 and TREMORS 6 – This Week’s Horror News Rundown

Out with the new, in with the new. This week, horror fans shook their fist at finicky fate, which has delayed or flat out canceled several exciting upcoming horror films, but which also promised us a series of encouraging new films and shows, including a spin-off of a Stephen King franchise, another sequel to a […]

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New to Netflix: 10 Horror Titles Now Streaming on Netflix!

August is upon us, and Netflix has just added another bunch of excellent horror titles. Some of these came at the end of July, and some arrived to streaming this week. Here are your 10 “must see” horror items on Netflix for the month of August. THEY’RE WATCHING (2016) Though it had a very quiet […]

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Who Are The NEW Masters of Horror…? (Part 2)

Last month I argued that the title “Masters of Horror” should have been bestowed upon a brand new generation of filmmakers a long time ago. So I put a handful of the most obvious names into the hat just to get the conversation started (folks like Guillermo Del Toro and James Wan, for example) but […]

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Worst Dinner Parties Ever!

If you’ve seen the suspenseful thriller THE INVITATION, you know it involves an incredibly awful dinner party among friends. Dinner parties are horrifying alone, because they force one to socialize, pretend to be excited about your friends’ mundane life stories, and welcome whatever surprise meal the host is serving. So, it makes sense why the […]

5 Reasons to Watch THE INVITATION

This April is delivering a bunch of top-notch horror flicks to theaters, VOD, and DVD (check out our list here). And releasing today is Karyn Kusama’s THE INVITATION, a taut-little thriller about a group of friends gathering for the first time since an undefined tragedy. Check out 5 reasons below you should watch this movie […]

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ST. VINCENT Making Directorial Debut With Horror Anthology XX?

UPDATE: The Wrap has officially confirmed our original story below! Roxanne Benjamin (SOUTHBOUND) is producing and co-writing her segment! Director Karyn Kusama was the special guest on this week’s episode of the Killer POV podcast to talk about her latest film THE INVITATION, now playing in select theaters and available on VOD. The discussion touched upon her […]

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Watch the Disturbing Theatrical Trailer for THE INVITATION!

Drafthouse Films has just unveiled the first trailer for their upcoming release THE INVITATION, a twisted psychological thriller from JENNIFER’S BODY director Karyn Kusama. Starring Logan Marshall-Green (PROMETHEUS), Tammy Blanchard (INTO THE WOODS) and Michiel Huisman (GAME OF THRONES), the horror unfolds during a Hollywood dinner party, whose guests share a dark secret… and whose […]

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Check Out The Teaser Trailer For Karyn Kusama’s THE INVITATION

We’ve been eagerly awaiting the latest film from director Karyn Kusama (JENNIFER’S BODY, GIRL FIGHT) ever since early positive word of mouth from festival screenings started pouring out last year, and now Drafthouse Films has set March 25th for the official release date, both in theaters and VOD for THE INVITATION. We’ve also got a teaser […]