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Films 

Nine Terrifying Folklore-Based Horror Films

The first horror stories were arguably fairy tales — nightmares told as warnings, or case studies in sin. Naturally, plenty of films have adapted or interpreted these legends into a visual medium; however, while it’s one thing to craft a story based on myth, it’s another entirely to realize the myth in its full form […]

Films Scary Fun 

10 Terrific Recent Horror Films You May Have Missed

As horror fans, we try our best to pay attention to all the major genre releases, but in the current market which is saturated with amazing indie titles, it is easy to occasionally miss a frightening gem. Below are 10 great horror flicks from the past two years that received quieter releases than they deserved. […]

Films TV 

THE WALKING DEAD, HELLBOY 3 and LEATHERFACE – Horror News Rundown

Everyone loves a good horror franchise. Heck, even the bad ones sometimes pick up a sizable cult following. So a week like this one, with updates about some awesome series like HELLBOY and THE WALKING DEAD and THE TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE, can seem pretty exciting. Unfortunately, news is news, and sometimes it’s not what […]

Films 

The “PHANTASM COLLECTION” Arrives March 28th In 6-Disc Blu-Ray Set!

Great news, PHANTASM fans. Well Go USA, the company primarily responsible for releasing great Korean films such as THE WAILING and TRAIN TO BUSAN in America, are prepping a deluxe 6-disc Blu-Ray set of THE PHANTASM COLLECTION, due out March 28th! Series creator and director Don Coscarelli is currently overseeing new bonus features for the […]

Films Scary Fun 

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 […]

Films 

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 […]

Films 

The SHOCK WAVES Podcast Count Down The 10 Best Horror Movies Of 2016!

This is it! The last episode of Shock Waves for 2016! And it’s an extended episode where we countdown our top 10 horror films of the year! Your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Ryan Turek, Elric Kane and Rebekah McKendry welcome a very special guest to join in on the fun, Clarke Wolfe from Collider Nightmares! And […]