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We Get Candid & In-Depth With Bill Moseley On The Latest SHOCK WAVES!

This week on Shock Waves, join hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane and Rebekah McKendry as they sit down with horror icon and actor extraordinaire Bill Moseley! In this candid chat, we get to learn about Moseley’s first horror experiences, how his short film “Texas Chainsaw Manicure” led to getting cast as Chop-Top in Tobe Hooper’s […]

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We Chat With Seth Sherwood, Writer Of The Upcoming LEATHERFACE

What do you do when you’re asked to pitch your take on a franchise that is known for being quite disjointed to say the least? If you’re screenwriter/director Seth Sherwood, you take a swing for the bleachers and try something very different yet completely respectful to the films that came before it. That’s what Sherwood […]

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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 […]

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Slashback! Is 1978’s THE TOOLBOX MURDERS Based on a Real-Life Crime Spree?

[Warning: NSFW content ahead] Before we get into the seedy, grimy and straight-up deranged exercise that is Dennis Donnelly’s THE TOOLBOX MURDERS, let’s jump all the way to the film’s dubious one-paragraph epilogue (don’t worry, no serious spoilers here), which begins with the following statement: “The events dramatized in this film actually took place in […]

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5 Reasons You Need Scream Factory’s TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE 2 Blu!

Yet again, the fine fiends over at Scream Factory have set their sights on a beloved cult classic sequel and have given Tobe Hooper’s 1986 cult classic the “collector’s edition” treatment with a new Blu-Ray disc, now available. Like most of the horror classics, I tend to own multiple versions of these films, including CHAINSAW […]

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#RESPECT To Leatherface’s Most Worthy Adversary, The Unstoppable Benny!

Sometimes, there are characters in genre pictures that are so darned righteous and awesome, you can’t stop thinking about them or their amazing feats long after the movie is over. This column is dedicated to those cinematic bad-asses that keep us coming back for more. And this week, I’m bowing down to the man that […]

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Got To Give Our #RESPECT To The One & Only Morgan Stewart

Sometimes, there are characters in genre pictures that are so darned righteous and awesome, you can’t stop thinking about them or their amazing feats long after the movie is over. This column is dedicated to those cinematic bad-asses that keep us coming back for more. And once again, I’m dipping into a comedy that features […]

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6 More Horror Movies We Hope Come To Blu-Ray Soon

A few days back, we looked at 6 horror titles that have yet to make a debut here in America on Blu-Ray. Yesterday, we looked at 6 foreign horror classics, and today I’ve got 6 more genre movies that I’d love to see get the high def/special edition treatment. At this point, the major studios […]

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Slashback! Something Not Quite Human is Waiting in THE FUNHOUSE (1981)

While horror maestro Tobe Hooper never managed to top the groundbreaking brilliance of THE TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE or the box-office success of 1982’s POLTERGEIST, I think he deserves far more acclaim than he gets for the films he made in the interim: 1977’s EATEN ALIVE, which retains the backwoods sleaziness of its predecessor while […]

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A Look Back At The Most EPIC Horror Franchise Teaser Trailers

Trailers are such an interesting aspect of the movie going process. They’re meant to entice us into seeing whatever new major movies the studios have got in store for us. But as is usually the case, most trailers give away too much! In an effort to get you down to the theater on opening weekend, […]

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Who Was YOUR Favorite Leatherface?

Aw yeah!  This week’s “character showdown” is dedicated to one of the most badass movie maniacs ever to grace the silver screen. I’m talking about Leatherface! Ever since he first popped up from behind that metal door in Tobe Hooper’s 1974 masterpiece THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE, wielding a giant mallet and bringing it down at […]

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TEXAS CHAINSAW Survivor Sally Hardesty Gets All Our #RESPECT

Sometimes, there are characters in genre pictures that are so darned righteous, you can’t stop thinking about them or their amazing feats long after the movie is over. This column is dedicated to those cinematic bad-asses that keep us coming back for more. And one of the greatest characters to ever face the perils of […]

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Craven, Carpenter & Leatherface, Oh My! New Release Info From SCREAM FACTORY!

Holy smokes! As always, the fine fiends over at Scream Factory continue to deliver the goods. For us horror completists, they are helping fill in those last gaps in the filmographies of Wes Craven and John Carpenter with Blu-Ray releases of THE SERPENT AND THE RAINBOW and VILLAGE OF THE DAMNED. They’ve just released the […]