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Blumhouse Productions presents SHOCK WAVES: Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo (Acquisitions and Development for Fangoria), Elric Kane (This Week In Horror, Inside Horror), Rebekah McKendry (Former editor In Chief: Blumhouse.com, Fangoria) and Ryan Turek (VP of Development at Blumhouse Productions) for a weekly discussion and analysis of all facets of the horror genre! SHOCK WAVES puts the focus on the latest horror films, retrospectives on classic titles and welcomes very special guests for all aspects of the industry to tackle a variety of topics and give listeners candid insight into how some of the best genre films are made. SHOCK WAVES is here to quench your insatiable thirst for all things horror!

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Blumhouse Productions presents SHOCK WAVES: Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo (Acquisitions and Development for Fangoria), Elric Kane (This Week In Horror, Inside Horror), Rebekah McKendry (Former editor In Chief: Blumhouse.com, Fangoria) and Ryan Turek (VP of Development at Blumhouse Productions) for a weekly discussion and analysis of all facets of the horror genre! SHOCK WAVES puts the focus on the latest horror films, retrospectives on classic titles and welcomes very special guests for all aspects of the industry to tackle a variety of topics and give listeners candid insight into how some of the best genre films are made. SHOCK WAVES is here to quench your insatiable thirst for all things horror!

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I can’t get enough.

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Best horror movie podcast by a mile.

Very Informative

By Rapman225 - Jul 23 2019
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Informative podcast with educated hosts. Sometimes too woke for its’ own good.

iTunes Ratings

755 Ratings
Average Ratings
685
32
9
9
20

I can’t get enough.

By Joe Grabinski - Sep 30 2019
Read more
Best horror movie podcast by a mile.

Very Informative

By Rapman225 - Jul 23 2019
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Informative podcast with educated hosts. Sometimes too woke for its’ own good.

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Shock Waves

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Blumhouse Productions presents SHOCK WAVES: Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo (Acquisitions and Development for Fangoria), Elric Kane (This Week In Horror, Inside Horror), Rebekah McKendry (Former editor In Chief: Blumhouse.com, Fangoria) and Ryan Turek (VP of Development at Blumhouse Productions) for a weekly discussion and analysis of all facets of the horror genre! SHOCK WAVES puts the focus on the latest horror films, retrospectives on classic titles and welcomes very special guests for all aspects of the industry to tackle a variety of topics and give listeners candid insight into how some of the best genre films are made. SHOCK WAVES is here to quench your insatiable thirst for all things horror!

Episode 93: Live from The Chattanooga Film Festival with Joe Bob Briggs!

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Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Rebekah McKendry and Elric Kane as they record episode 93 of the Shock Waves podcast in front of a live audience! In this show, they report back on some of the festival's movies and events, then welcome special guests Jeremy Gardner (THE BATTERY), producer David Lawson (THE ENDLESS), Jenn Wexler (THE RANGER) and Brian Lonano (CROW HAND, GWILLIAM). Our co-host and special guest for the latter half of the discussion is the mighty Joe Bob Briggs, who joins us to discuss the weirdest movies we've ever seen! Kick back, relax, and join the conversation!

Apr 20 2018

2hr 7mins

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Episode 96: The Scariest Horror Films 1970 - 2018!

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This is it! Your hosts Elric Kane, Rebekah McKendry, Ryan Turek and Robert Galluzzo are revealing the films that scared them. The assignment is simple: The four each chose a single title from each decade (beginning with the '70s) they felt was the scariest film from that time and the backdrop for this conversation could not be better...

Yes, this is our LIVE episode from Texas Frightmare Weekend in Dallas! Get ready for a wild, humorous discussion and get those pencils and notepad ready, you're going to want to take notes on the films mentioned here.

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May 11 2018

1hr 42mins

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Episode 85: Hey, It's John Landis!

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Strap in and prepare yourself for a filled to the brim episode of Shock Waves with you hosts Rob Galluzzo, Rebekah McKendry and Elric Kane! First up, we're joined by Dallas Sonnier, the new owner of Fangoria Magazine who gives us the first scoop on the resurrection of the infamous monster mag and what we can expect from this new iteration of Fangoria! Then, Blumhouse Producer and President of Production Couper Samuelson sits in for Ryan Turek to talk with us about all the latest horrors! Rob and Elric talk about the Netflix original THE RITUAL. Rob did a double feature of the new Criterion NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD with GET OUT, and also talks BASKET BASE, EATEN ALIVE and CREEP 2. Bekah watched RACE WITH THE DEVIL, AND NOW THE SCREAMING STARTS and HUMANOIDS FROM THE DEEP. Elric revisited THE FLY, FORTRESS, and has been enjoying CHANNEL ZERO: BUTCHER'S BLOCK. We're then joined by legendary director John Landis! In our nearly 2 plus hour chat, we get classic stories on Alfred Hitchcock, Michael Jackson, David Bowie, Tony Perkins, and many, many more! Kick back, relax, and enjoy the conversation!

Feb 23 2018

3hr 4mins

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Episode 33: A Killer POV/Bloodcast Reunion! The Best Horror Of 2016!

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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 since Rob, Elric and Bekah made up the podcast Killer POV, and Ryan and Clarke were formally known as The Bloodcast, this makes it a Killer POV / Bloodcast reunion! What will be on the gang's collective lists? Will studio fare like LIGHTS OUT, DON'T BREATHE and THE CONJURING 2 break the top 10? Where do Korean imports like THE WAILING and TRAIN TO BUSAN rank? What about indie favorites like THE WITCH, THE AUTOPSY OF JANE DOE and THE EYES OF MY MOTHER? You'll have to tune in to find out! Also, we discuss our favorite horror TV, best discovery of the year, favorite performances, best Blu-Ray release and much, much more. If you want to know the best of 2016 horror, we've got you covered!

Dec 26 2016

2hr 26mins

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Episode 53: FRIDAY THE 13TH Comes Early With Sean Cunningham!

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Join your hosts Ryan Turek, Rebekah McKendry, Elric Kane and Rob Galluzzo as they catch up on all the latest horrors! First up, Bekah reports back from the Phoenix, Arizona Comic Con. She also checked out the graphic novel THE PROMISED NEVERLAND, as well as THE BEAVER TRILOGY. Ryan gives his thoughts on the new FRIDAY THE 13TH video game, as well as David Fincher's THE GAME. Elric checked out HOUNDS OF LOVE and did a double bill of HOUSE 1 & 2. Rob enjoyed Hammer Film's THE TWO FACES OF DR. JEKYLL, CIRCUS OF FEAR, a Tim Burton double feature and brings up PSYCHO COP RETURNS with the gang.  Then in the second half of the show, Rob and Bekah conduct a lengthy interview with Sean Cunningham, the creator of the FRIDAY THE 13TH franchise, and producer behind the HOUSE movies! We go back to his humble beginnings and learn about how we broke into the film business, meeting Wes Craven, the recent revival interest in the HOUSE franchise, and what's in store for the upcoming FRIDAY THE 13TH TV series. Kick back, fiends. Friday The 13th has arrived early! 

Jun 02 2017

2hr 15mins

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Episode 88: Going Beyond The Gates With Brian Yuzna!

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Join you hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Rebekah McKendry, and Ryan Turk as they discuss all the latest horrors! Ryan reports back from SXSW where he saw anticipated genre offerings A QUIET PLACE, HEREDITARY, and GHOST STORIES. Elric caught THE STRANGERS: PREY AT NIGHT and MIDNIGHTERS. Bekah tells us about her daughter's first magical experience at Disneyland riding The Haunted Mansion, as well as about the fright feature TAG. Rob's been spinning the SAW Anthology vinyl set and braved the new DEATH WISH. Then, they welcome very special guests Jackson Stewart and legendary producer/director Brian Yuzna to the show! Stewart reveals exclusively on Shock Waves his next project, as well as what he's collaborating with Yuzna on. And we delve into stories about SOCIETY, RE-ANIMATOR, BRIDE OF RE-ANIMATOR, RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD 3, THE GUYVER, NECRONOMICON: BOOK OF THE DEAD and more! Kick back, relax, and join the conversation!

Mar 16 2018

2hr 10mins

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Episode 25 Part 1: DRACULA, THE PURGE & Listener Questions Answered!

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In Part 1 of episode 25, the whole gang consisting of Rob Galluzzo, Ryan Turek, Elric Kane and Rebekah McKendry gather to discuss the latest horrors! Ryan reports back from New Orleans over Halloween weekend, and tells us about the House Of Shock haunted house! Elric watched THE PURGE: ELECTION YEAR, a double bill of RABID and SLUGS, the original CAT PEOPLE and THE 7TH VICTIM. Bekah checked out Blue Underground's new Blu-Ray of MANHATTAN BABY. Rob recommends Scream Factory's new CARRIE collector's edition, as well as Severin's new Blu-Ray release of the documentary THE KILLING OF AMERICA.  Rob also saw the new doc THE TRAIL OF DRACULA, which opened up a discussion on the history of DRACULA films. What are the best? What are the most radical? Who is our favorite? And can DRACULA re-emerge in the current climate of horror? Lastly, we took to our Facebook page to answer listener questions about everything from best double bills, to horror films we wish had sequels, what we'd like to see get adapted for TV and much, much more. Kick back, relax and join the conversation!

Nov 11 2016

1hr 16mins

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Episode 45: The Work and World of Clive Barker!

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The entire Shock Waves crew is back! Join Rob Galluzzo, Rebekah McKendry, Elric Kane and Ryan Turek as they delve into all the latest horrors! First up, the gang signs off on the new trailer to the upcoming IT! We dabble in a bit of TV talk with BATES MOTEL, THE WALKING DEAD, THE MAGICIANS and BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER. Bekah also saw THE DEVIL'S CANDY and the 1952 feature DON'T BOTHER TO KNOCK featuring a young Marilyn Monroe. Elric and Ryan duke it out over their thoughts on LIFE. Elric also checked out PREVENGE, BLOODY LAKE and PERSONAL SHOPPER. Ryan's recommends the upcoming M.F.A. Rob watched some W.T.F. films including NEVER TOO YOUNG TO DIE, BLOODY MOON, BAD TASTE, DRILLER KILLER and C.H.U.D. Then we turn the topic of discussion to the work and world of Clive Barker with very special guests Mark Alan Miller and Ben Meares! Mark is the Vice President of Seraphim, and Ben is the editor and one of the main writers behind the upcoming HELLRAISER ANTHOLOGY: VOLUME ONE graphic novel. (Shock Waves own Bekah McKendry co-wrote one of the stories with her husband Dave!) We learn about the day to day operation over at Seraphim, the unusual creative process of Clive Barker and what of his properties is being adapted for other mediums. We each get to share our stories of first discovering Clive's work, personal encounters with him at conventions, favorite material and where we'd each like to see a HELLRAISER story set. Kick back, relax and join the conversation!

Mar 31 2017

2hr 15mins

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Episode 100: The Shock Waves 100!

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Buckle up for an epic episode. You've heard hosts Robert Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Rebekah McKendry and Ryan Turek talk about "Shock Waves Approved" titles. These are horror movies that all four hosts agree demand your attention. With this episode, they've prepared the Shock Waves 100. One hundred movies. All "Shock Waves Approved." And they're going through the list title by title. Before that, however, they trip down memory lane, reflecting on their favorite Shock Waves guests and more. Tune in now!

Jun 08 2018

2hr 48mins

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Episode 113: Panos Cosmatos' First Podcast!

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Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, and Rebekah McKendry as they discuss the latest horrors! Rob reports back from Frightfest in London where he caught ANNA & THE APOCALYPSE, UPGRADE, CLIMAX & more. Elric and Bekah caught this week's big box office victor THE NUN! Bekah's been researching thrillers and watched MUTE WITNESS. And the entire gang saw MANDY, the latest film from our special guest writer/director Panos Cosmatos! We welcome the helmer of MANDY and BEYOND THE BLACK RAINBOW for his first ever podcast appearance to talk about his early filmmaking days, the long road and inspiration to get MANDY made, working with Nicolas Cage, and much, much more! Kick back, relax, and join the conversation! 

Sep 14 2018

1hr 51mins

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Episode 26 Part 1: BLACK MIRROR, Shout Select & Netflix Horror Recommendations

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In the first part of Shock Waves episode 26, join your co-hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane and Ryan Turek as they talk about all the latest horrors! Elric brings up the latest season of BLACK MIRROR, and also saw TRAIN TO BUSAN, ISLE OF THE DEAD and MY LIFE DIRECTED BY NICOLAS WINDING REFN. Ryan recommends Scream Factory's new web show HORROR HUNTERS, as well as the films FEAR ITSELF, Abel Ferrara's 1993 BODY SNATCHERS adaptation and the new WAXWORK Blu-Ray. Rob revisited Neil Marshall's 2008 post-apocalyptic cult classic DOOMSDAY and delves into the new Shout Select library with NIGHTHAWKS and TO LIVE AND DIE IN L.A. The gang then each pick a handful of horror titles currently streaming on Netflix Instant specifically catered to our listeners. Tune in and get all the latest on the horror genre here!

Nov 18 2016

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BONUS: Shock Waves Top 10 Horror Of 2018!

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For those that want to get right to the Shock Waves top 10 horror films and favorite horror things of 2018, this special bonus episode is for you! Culling our picks from Episodes 126 and 127, this specially edited continuous episode has hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Ryan Turek, and Rebekah McKendry counting down their 10 picks of the year. Do the new versions of SUSPIRIA and HALLOWEEN rank? What about Shudder cult picks TERRIFIED, SATAN'S SLAVES or YOU MIGHT BE THE KILLER? Will box office hits A QUIET PLACE, HEREDITARY or MANDY be among the best? Kick back, relax, and tune in for the full top 10 of 2018 count down!

Dec 30 2018

2hr 42mins

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Episode 51: Behind-The-Scenes of Synapse Films with Don May Jr!

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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 LONELY GIRL. Ryan finished up the WISHMASTER series and tells us about Parts 3 and 4. Bekah saw PETEY WHEATSTRAW, THE DEVIL'S SON IN LAW and THE DISMEMBERED. Rob celebrated Mother's Day with a triple feature of SERIAL MOM, PSYCHO and THE BABADOOK, and also is wowed by Severin's new disc release of BLACKENSTEIN. Then we welcome very special guest Don May Jr. from Synapse Film! We go back to the beginning of Elite Entertainment starting with the NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD Laserdisc and learn about how Synapse Films came to be. Don reveals the first details on why their upcoming Blu-Ray of Dario Argento's SUSPRIA will be the definitive release, and we talk about the challenges of the restoration process, working with studios, the steelbook craze and much, much more. Kick back and enjoy this insightful chat into one of the best boutique home video companies out there!

May 19 2017

2hr 20mins

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Episode 72: The New Horror Classics

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Another Halloween has come and gone, but the horror chat continues as usual on Shock Waves! Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Rebekah McKendry, and Ryan Turek as they discuss what post-2000 genre films are destined to be considered classics! But first, Ryan blows our minds with NIGHT SCHOOL and his revisit of 13 GHOSTS. Elric reports back on CREEP 2, THE BABYSITTER, CHANNEL ZERO, and X-RAY. Bekah checked out the TV series NIGHT FLIGHT, as well as Indian horror flick 13B, and ANGEL HEART. Rob took in a triple feature including THE OLD DARK HOUSE and THE CAT & THE CANARY, and also looked at Wes Craven's lost TV movie SUMMER OF FEAR with Linda Blair!  Then we delve into our topic - which of the recent horror releases are going to earn their place among the horror classics we already know, love, and celebrate? Join us as we discuss THE DESCENT, SAW, THE DEVIL'S REJECTS, LET THE RIGHT ONE IN, THE STRANGERS, 28 DAYS LATER and much, much more. Which cult classics deserved to be rediscovered? All this and more on the latest Shock Waves!

Nov 10 2017

1hr 34mins

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Episode 54: Talking Summer Horror With FINAL DESTINATION Creator Jeffrey Reddick!

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Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Rebekah McKendry and Ryan Turek as they welcome special guest Jeffrey Reddick onto the show to talk "summer horrors!" But first, the latest in horror! Ryan and Rob have seen THE MUMMY and share their thoughts on Universal's attempt at launching their "Dark Universe." Elric and Ryan report back from the New Beverly triple feature of SCREAM FOR HELP, THE STEPFATHER & LISA. Rob & Elric have watched Joe Spinell in Vinegar Syndrome's release of THE UNDERTAKER. Elric also saw TWISTED NIGHTMARE, THE STRANGENESS & NECROMANCY. Ryan revisited SILENT HILL, as well as ATTACK ON TITAN and DON'T ANSWER THE PHONE. Bekah caught up on the Netflix series THE KEEPERS and tells us about the Etheria Film Festival. Rob brings up the indie vampire flick AARON'S BLOOD. Then we welcome very special guest Jeffrey Reddick to the show! Jeffrey wrote and created FINAL DESTINATION, which actually started out as an X-FILES spec script! We discuss the franchise, breaking into the industry through New Line Cinema, his latest feature DEAD AWAKE, and what went wrong on the 2008 DAY OF THE DEAD. We also discuss what horror films we enjoy breaking out for summer! Kick back, relax and join the conversation! 

Jun 09 2017

2hr 8mins

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Episode 25 Part 2: Vestron Video Reborn!

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In Part 2 of episode 25, join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Ryan Turek, Elric Kane and Rebekah McKendry as they welcome on special guests Chela Johnson and Garo Setian from Lionsgate! Chela is the Vice President of marketing in Home Entertainment and the one that helped make this Vestron line a reality! And Garo is an in-house editor for Lionsgate and has been the man behind hundreds of trailers, TV spots and promotional videos, including the new trailers for the Vestron Blu-Ray releases. We delve into their history with horror and Lionsgate. Discuss the first 6 titles in the Vestron Blu-Ray library, which consist of CHOPPING MALL, BLOOD DINER, WAXWORK 1 and 2, RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD 3 and CHUD II: BUD THE CHUD. Not only do we learn about how this line came to be, but we make suggestions for titles we'd personally like to see.  Then we talk about the importance of horror movie trailers! This includes the most successful ones, our favorite teasers and much, much more. Kick back, relax and enjoy!

Nov 14 2016

1hr 5mins

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Episode 87: The Strangers Return!

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Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Rebekah McKendry, and Ryan Turek as they talk all the latest horrors! Ryan & Elric discuss ANNIHILATION. Elric also brings up Grindhouse Releasing's CORRUPTION with Peter Cushing. Ryan revisited the 1975 BUG and the Netflix original animated GODZILLA movie. Rob watched HOUSE OF THE LONG SHADOWS and Alfred Hitchcock's SPELLBOUND. Bekah read the PAPER GIRLS graphic novel and checked out Vinegar Syndrome's LIQUID SKY Blu-Ray release. Then we welcome to the show very special guest Johannes Roberts, the director of THE STRANGERS: PREY AT NIGHT, 47 METERS DOWN, and THE OTHER SIDE OF THE DOOR. We delve into the challenges of making a sequel to the modern cult hit, how Roberts navigated in the film business during his early films, and we even get a little tease of the upcoming 48 METERS DOWN. Kick back, relax and enjoy the conversation! 

Mar 09 2018

1hr 51mins

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Episode 46: Monster Squad Goals

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Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Rebekah McKendry and Ryan Turek as they discuss all the latest horrors! First up, in books, Rob recommends SLASH OF THE TITANS: THE ROAD TO FREDDY VS JASON and Lois Duncan's original I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER. Movie wise, Elric revisited THE BLACKCOAT'S DAUGHTER and UNCLE JOHN. Bekah rewatched Alfred Hitchcock's VERTIGO, and checked out the new Hulu series DIMENSION 404. Ryan delved into Vestron's WISHMASTER Bul-Ray set. Him and Rob also bared witness to the craziness that is CATHY'S CURSE. Speaking of crazy, Rob upgraded to Blu with THEY'RE PLAYING WITH FIRE, and teases the upcoming PHANTASM box set. Then we welcome to the show special guests Andre Gower and Ryan Lambert, Sean and Rudy from THE MONSTER SQUAD! We ask them about their experiences making that film as child actors, the ever growing cult following of the flick, and what the convention circuit is like. Then, each of us builds our own "monster squad!" We select 5 monsters we'd love to see team up, and then we pit them against our 5 choices for heroes that would make up our own personalized "Monster Squad!" Kick back, relax and join the conversation!

Apr 07 2017

2hr 11mins

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Episode 139: Our Favorite Stephen King Movies

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In honor of the new PET SEMATARY, your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Ryan Turek, Rebekah McKendry, and Elric Kane are talking their favorite Stephen King movies! Plus, the directors of the new PET SEMATARY, Kevin Kolsch and Dennis Widmyer, are our guests to talk about updating one of King's most famous novels! But first, the latest horrors! Rob braved the entire RESIDENT EVIL franchise, and lived to tell the tale! Bekah reports back from Wondercon. The entire gang talk about the Rated R Speakeasy. And TV-wise, we're delving into WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS and KILLING EVE. We then enter spoiler territory (don't worry, we'll alert you when!) to talk about the big changes to the new version of PET SEMATARY and what King thought of this interpretation. All this and more on episode 139 of Shock Waves!

Apr 05 2019

2hr 29mins

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Episode 43: Building The "Perfect" Horror Anthology!

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This week on Shock Waves, join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Ryan Turek, Elric Kane, Rebekah McKendry, and special guest co-host Darin Scott as they delve into horror anthologies! But first, a discussion on the KING KONG franchise, spurred by the latest film KONG: SKULL ISLAND, and then the latest horrors!  Ryan revisited the '89 Robert Englund fronted PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, the original VILLAGE OF THE DAMNED, THE GATE, and EVIL DEAD II in honor of its 30th anniversary. Bekah checked out THE LORE, SUGAR HILL and GOD'S LEFT HAND DEVIL'S RIGHT HAND. Elric watched ALWAYS SHINE on Shudder, the 1988 feature PULSE, and EVILSPEAK. Rob gives an early tease of Bryan Fuller's upcoming Starz series AMERICAN GODS. Then we talk horror anthologies! Darin Scott produced two well regarding horror anthologies, FROM A WHISPER TO A SCREAM and TALES FROM THE HOOD, which hits Blu-Ray from Scream Factory on April 18th. We figured he'd be the perfect co-host to tackle this assignment with. Each of us were instructed to pick our 5 favorite segments, wrap-around optional, and put them together to build what we'd each consider our perfect horror anthology. What were the results? Were there any unanimous picks? Tune in and find out! This episode is brought to you by THE RAKING, now available on DVD/VOD from Midnight Releasing!

Mar 17 2017

1hr 53mins

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Episode 168: From Craven to DEADWOOD with actor W. Earl Brown

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Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Ryan Turek, and Rebekah McKendry as they sign off on the latest horrors, including Vinegar Syndrome's BERSERKER, THE ADDAMS FAMILY, Scream Factory's OMEN collection, ITSY BITSY, HAUNT, DEATH GAME (1977), REC and more! They're then joined by actor W. Earl Brown, most well known to horror fans as cameraman Kenny Jones in the original SCREAM! He shares tons of stories about his time with Wes Craven, playing Dan Dority in DEADWOOD, his time on X-FILES, PROJECT: ALF, LOST SOULS, THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY and much, much more.

Nov 22 2019

1hr 39mins

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Episode 167: Hello, Pilgrim! A Chat with Marcus Dunstan & Patrick Melton

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The entire Shock Waves team is back! Join hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Ryan Turek, and Rebekah McKendry as they welcome special guests Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton to the show! But first, the latest horrors! After a recap on our Halloween celebrations and Ryan's time on the set of HALLOWEEN KILLS, the group discusses DOCTOR SLEEP, WOUNDS, IN THE TALL GRASS, ARE YOU AFRAID OF THE DARK?, CHILD'S PLAY (2019), LITTLE MONSTERS, VAMPIRES and more! Then we welcome to the show screenwriting duo Dunstan & Melton whose new Thanksgiving horror film, PILGRIM, can now be seen via Hulu's Into The Dark series. We also press them for details on SCARY STORIES, their upcoming FINAL DESTINATION, their thoughts on the new SAW and much, much more.

Nov 15 2019

2hr 17mins

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Episode 166: Halloween Monster Mash! Our Favorite Cinematic Ghosts and Ghouls!

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It's Halloween! And to celebrate, your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Rebekah McKendry, and Elric Kane are live from the Knoxville Horror Film Fest to discuss our favorite cinematic monsters: the vampire, werewolves, a witch, ghosts and zombies! Joining us for each monster are filmmaker guests from the festival including Christian Stella (AFTER MIDNIGHT), Juan Ortiz (FINGERS), Jill Gevargizian (THE STYLIST, ONE LAST MEAL), Chad Crawford Kinkle (DEMENTER) and Central Cinema's William Mahaffey! Kick back, relax, and Happy Halloween! 

Oct 31 2019

1hr 44mins

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Episode 165: THE LIGHTHOUSE & THE WITCH with Robert Eggers!

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The gang are back, or at least Rob Galluzzo and Elric Kane, from several weeks of traveling and are reporting on the movies they've seen at Salem Horror Fest and the Knoxville Horror Film Fest! Also reviewed: THE FURIES on Shudder, IN THE TALL GRASS on Netflix, Rodman Flender's latest EAT BRAINS LOVE, TAMMY & THE T-REX and more! Then we welcome to the show writer/director Robert Eggers in a rare West Coast appearance to talk about his latest feature THE LIGHTHOUSE, as well as his surprise hit THE WITCH! It's a fascinating candid chat with one of the most unique genre filmmakers working today, and where he draws his inspirations from. Is a remake of NOSFERATU in his future? Tune in for all the answers!

Oct 25 2019

1hr 50mins

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Episode 164: Our 5 Fave TALES FROM THE CRYPT Episodes Live From Salem!

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Hosts Rob Galluzzo and Elric Kane are at the Salem Horror fest this year, and joined by special guest co-hosts Jessica Locke (Salem Festival Manager) and Theo Burbank (co-host of the FREAKY FRANCHISE podcast), as well as the Cryptkeeper himself, John Kassir to discuss their 5 favorite TALES FROM THE CRYPT episodes! PLEASE NOTE: This episode was recorded in front of a live audience. The quality through out will vary. 

Oct 18 2019

1hr 48mins

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Episode 163: TRICK or Treat! A One On One Chat with Patrick Lussier!

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TRICK or treat? This week on Shock Waves, join co-host Rob Galluzzo as he sits down for an intimate one on one chat with Patrick Lussier, director of the new Halloween themed horror flick TRICK (out October 18th), MY BLOODY VALENTINE 3D, DRIVE ANGRY and more! We delve into his latest project with screenwriter Todd Farmer, their collaborations on the unmade HALLOWEEN 3D, learning the craft from Master of Horror Wes Craven, editing the SCREAM movies, writing TERMINATOR: GENISYS and much much more! 

Oct 11 2019

1hr 7mins

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Episode 162: Kailey Marsh on Management and THE BLOODLIST!

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Join Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, and Rebekah McKendry as they catch up on all the latest horrors, including Richard Stanley's long-awaited return COLOR OUT OF SPACE, Shudder's CREEPSHOW series, IN THE SHADOW OF THE MOON and TWO SENTENCE HORROR STORIES on Netflix, Severin's WAX MASK, COME TO DADDY, Udo Kier in BLOOD FOR DRACULA and much more! Then we welcome to the show special guest Kailey Marsh, creator of THE BLOODLIST script competition, and entertainment manager. She gives us insight into an aspect of the business that rarely gets touched upon, being a full time manager. Kick back, listen, and join the conversation!

Oct 04 2019

1hr 52mins

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Episode 161: Travis Stevens & The GIRL ON THE THIRD FLOOR

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Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo and Elric Kane, along with a special surprise appearance by co-host Ryan Turek who checks in from the set of HALLOWEEN KILLS to talk about all the latest horrors! The Shock Waves crew has seen Robert Eggers' THE LIGHTHOUSE! Also covered: Larry Fessenden's DEPRAVED, BELZEBUTH on Shudder, Arrow's Blu-Ray of ALICE SWEET ALICE, Indicator's WOLF disc and a recap of Knott's Scary Farm! Then we're joined by producer-turned-director Travis Stevens who delves deep into his feature GIRL ON THE THIRD FLOOR starring C.M. Punk. It's an heartfelt & educational chat about his experiences making indie films for over a decade now, the ever evolving mysteries of distribution, and how art continues to fuel all of our inspirations.

Sep 27 2019

1hr 58mins

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Episode 160: Kicking Off The Halloween Season with Friends!

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Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, and Rebekah McKendry as they kick off the Halloween season right with industry friends Sean Keller, Matthew Currie Holmes, and Tony Giles joining us! But first, the latest horrors! We're reporting back from the Son of Monsterpalooza convention, and talking RIOT GIRLS, HELLRAISER 3 and 4, THE 7TH VICTIM, Dario Argento's SLEEPLESS, and 2008's SAUNA! You'll get to hear two tracks from Sean Keller's new Halloween themed album THE KILLER SOUNDS OF HALLOWEEN and hear all about how it came together! Matt tells us about his horror directorial debut THE CURSE OF BUCKOUT ROAD, and Tony fills us in on MondoCon, and some great new music releases to look out for. This episode is the perfect way to kick off this glorious spooky season!

Sep 20 2019

2hr 3mins

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Episode 159: DANIEL ISN'T REAL with Adam Egypt Mortimer!

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Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, and Rebekah McKendry as they welcome DANIEL ISN'T REAL director Adam Egypt Mortimer to the show! But first, the latest horrors! Elric and Bekah report back on IT CHAPTER 2, Elric talks about the latest from Jim Jarmusch THE DEAD DON'T DIE, Bekah catches up with MA, and Rob spins the new Vinegar Syndrome disc for HELL COMES TO FROGTOWN! Then we're joined by writer/director Adam Egypt Mortimer to discuss his festival favorite DANIEL ISN'T REAL, breaking into the biz with SOME KIND OF HATE, and the controversial term he coined to describe the "DeathWave" movement. All this and more on the new episode of Shock Waves!

Sep 13 2019

1hr 52mins

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Episode 158: BLISS and VFW with Joe Begos & Josh Ethier

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The gang is back, and Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, and Rebekah McKendry are talking all the latest horrors, which includes: READY OR NOT, 47 METERS DOWN: UNCAGED, SCARY STORIES, as well as THE POSSESSED, EVIL DEAD (2013) Extended Cut, PERDITA DARANGO, CRUISING, & VICE SQUAD! Mystic Museum's Erick Wesell and Ghosthouse Pictures' Jose Canas give us a special preview of the upcoming Burbank EVIL DEAD exhibit! And filmmakers Joe Begos and Josh Ethier return to the show to discuss their two new films BLISS and VFW! Tune in! 

Sep 06 2019

1hr 41mins

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Episode 157: Horror Adaptations with Adam Cesare & Matt Serafini!

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Bekah and Elric review 'SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK,' '47 METERS DOWN: UNCAGED' and look ahead to their most anticipated horror films of 2019. They are then joined by horror novelists Adam Cesare (Video Night) & Matt Serafini (Under the Blade) to countdown their favorite under appreciated film adaptations.

Aug 23 2019

2hr 19mins

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Episode 156: Our 5 Fave "Haunting" Movies with Axelle Carolyn!

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Join your hosts Rebekah McKendry, Elric Kane, and Robert Galluzzo, along with very special guest Axelle Carolyn as they discuss their 5 favorite "haunting" movies live from the Midsummer Scream convention in Long Beach, California! 

Aug 09 2019

1hr 3mins

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Episode 155: The Return of Ricky Bates with TONE-DEAF!

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Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, and Rebekah McKendry as they welcome to the show writer/director Ricky Bates to discuss his latest feature TONE-DEAF! But first, the latest horrors! Author Aaron Dries joins us for the first half of the show where we report back from CAMP FANGORIA, which included screenings of THE BURNING and SLEEPAWAY CAMP. Bekah's watching TYPEWRITER on Netflix, while Rob is checking out THE BOYS on Amazon Prime. And Aaron tells us a bit about DARLIN'. Then we're joined by Ricky Bates, writer/director of cult classics EXCISION, SUBURBAN GOTHIC, and TRASH FIRE, and we get the scoop on the long, painful creative process that birthed his latest TONE-DEAF, starring Robert Patrick and Amanda Crew. A unique conversation with a unique filmmaker! 

Aug 02 2019

1hr 58mins

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Episode 154: Scream and Scream Again, Scream Factory!

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Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, and Rebekah McKendry as they bid farewell to co-host Ryan Turek as he's off to produce the new HALLOWEEN sequels! The gang then discusses the NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET franchise, Stanley Kubrick's THE SHINING & A CLOCKWORK ORANGE, THE VAMPIRE DOLL and EYE OF THE DEVIL. We welcome back to the show very special returning guests Jeff Nelson and Cliff Macmillan to discuss all the exciting Scream Factory announcements from Comic Con! We run down the entire list, including BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA, MY BLOODY VALENTINE, LET'S SCARE JESSICA TO DEATH, DRACULA 1979, BODY PARTS and more! They also set the record straight on some of the issues from last year, the upcoming action figures with NECA, answering fan questions from social media, and much, much more. 

Jul 26 2019

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Episode 153: Visitations with Elijah Wood and Daniel Noah!

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Elijah Wood and Daniel Noah join Robert Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Ryan Turek, and Rebekah McKendry on the new Shock Waves. But first, the latest horrors! The crew finally delve into a discussion on Ari Aster's MIDSOMMAR. (Warning: spoilers!) Ryan and Rob report back from the LA premiere of Glenn Danzig's horror anthology premiere VEROTIKA! Bekah talks CRAWL, Elric signs off on PARTY HARD DIE YOUNG and FRESH MEAT, and Ryan's watching HBO's LOS ESPOOKYS. We welcome back to the show Elijah Wood and Daniel Noah, two of the key forces behind SpectreVision, to talk about their new limited series podcast VISITATIONS in which they get personal with filmmakers like Taika Waititi, Mike Flanagan, Panos Cosmatos, Richard Stanley and more! We also get the first word on COLOR OUT OF SPACE! 

Jul 19 2019

1hr 47mins

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BONUS: Live from the DON'T PANIC Screening with AGFA!

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On Friday, July 12th, the Shock Waves gang, Rob Galluzzo, Rebekah McKendry, and Elric Kane, were fortunate enough to host a special screening of the 1988 Mexican horror film DON'T PANIC at the Billy Wilder Theater in Los Angeles in association with the UCLA Film & Television Archive department as part of a month long screening series from AGFA. (The American Genre Film Archive) We're joined by AGFA's Joseph Ziemba, Bret Berg, Sebastian Alvarez del Castillo and Alicia Coombs. We discuss DON'T PANIC, the Doris Wishman catalog, the inner workings of finding and restoring these exploitation films, TAMMY & THE T-REX, and much much more. The screening series is running now through August in Los Angeles, so come on down!

Jul 15 2019

1hr

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Episode 152: Annabelle Comes Home with Gary Dauberman

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Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Ryan Turek, and Rebekah McKendry as they chat with Gary Dauberman, writer/director of ANNABELLE COMES HOME, as well as writer for THE NUN, ANNABELLE, CREATION, IT Chapters 1 and 2, BLOOD MONKEY and more! But first, the latest horrors! The gang finally discusses the CHILD'S PLAY remake! STRANGER THINGS 3, Severin Films release of NIGHT KILLER, CULTURE SHOCK, GOTHIKA, THE CHILD from the Arrow AMERICAN HORROR PROJECT VOL. 2 box set, and much much more. Then we talk with one of the main creative forces behind the ever-growing CONJURING universe, including the latest movie ANNABELLE COMES HOME, Gary Dauberman! 

Jul 12 2019

1hr 52mins

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Episode 151: Nightmare Cinema!

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Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, and Rebekah McKendry as they discuss all the latest horrors, including ONE CUT OF THE DEAD, VAMPIRE'S KISS, NIGHTMARE WEEKEND, HEAD COUNT and more! Then we're joined by special guests Mick Garris and Alejandro Brugues, two of the director's behind the new horror anthology NIGHTMARE CINEMA where we delve into it's origins, the evolution of horror anthologies, and much, much more! 

Jun 28 2019

1hr 49mins

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Episode 150: Talking "Camp" with the Attack Of The Queerwolf Podcast!

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It's a podcast crossover event as we welcome Attack Of The Queerwolf hosts Michael Kennedy, Nay Bever, Sam Wineman, and Brennan Klein to talk "camp" horror! But first, join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Ryan Turek, and Rebekah McKendry as they catch up on all the latest horrors! Elric reports back from Cinepocalypse where he caught THE LODGE, BLISS, and SATANIC PANIC. Ryan checked out GOOSEBUMPS 2 and TRAPPED ALIVE. Bekah caught the BEETLEJUICE musical, THE MANITOU, and MIDSOMMAR! Rob had a blast with LEPRECHAUN RETURNS! Things get loud when the hosts of Attack Of The Queerwolf educate us on "camp" in genre movies and beyond! From John Waters to ROCKY HORROR to CURSED and more, tune in and laugh along with the entire gang!

Jun 21 2019

2hr 5mins

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