Rank #1: Episode 156: Our 5 Fave "Haunting" Movies with Axelle Carolyn!
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!
Rank #2: Episode 155: The Return of Ricky Bates with TONE-DEAF!
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!
Rank #3: Episode 3: SpectreVision!
On the third episode of Shock Waves, join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane and Rebekah McKendry as they talk about all the latest horrors! First, the big news is the announcement of the new HALLOWEEN movie! The gang then discuss John Carpenter's live show, and review such films as PASSION OF DARKLY NOON, TEXAS CHAINSAW 2, EYES OF A STRANGER, HANSEL & GRETEL: WITCH HUNTERS 3D, as well as CAT PEOPLE and the I KNOW WHAT YOU DID movies. Then Ryan Turek checks in with his pick of the week THE STUFF. And lastly, the gang is then joined by production company SpectreVision, consisting of Elijah Wood, Daniel Noah and Josh Waller. They delve into where their love of horror begin, the origins of SpectreVision as a company and we go film by film to discuss how their filmography came to be. Get ready for an in depth, lengthy horror chat!
Rank #4: Episode 33: A Killer POV/Bloodcast Reunion! The Best Horror 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 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!
Rank #5: Episode 4: The Horrors Of Mike Flanagan
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane and Rebekah McKendry as they chat about the latest horrors! First up, they report back on the screenings of HAXAN and EYES OF FIRE as part of the Cinefamily's month long "witch horror" celebration, as well as the FENDER BENDER premiere. Elric raves about the 1st episode of OUTCAST. And then we play some snippets of Patrick Nettesheim's score to Mark Borchardt's COVEN as part of our new segment "now spinning." Ryan Turek chimes in with his horror pick of the week. Then we welcome very special guest Mike Flanagan for a lengthy chat about his earliest horror experiences and his journey into becoming a director. We chat about everything from the original OCULUS short film to his love of Stephen King and his take on GERALD'S GAME, "DREAMCATCHER" day, how he got Doug Jones in his first film, the making of HUSH, writing the I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER remake, why he chose to direct OUIJI 2 and much, much more. Kick back and join in on the conversation!
Rank #6: Episode 113: Panos Cosmatos' First Podcast!
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!
Rank #7: Episode 77: Our Top 10 Horror Films Of 2017!
This is it! It's the final episode of Shock Waves for 2017! Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Rebekah McKendry, and Ryan Turek (Skyping in from the shooting location of the new HALLOWEEN) as they count down their favorite 10 horror films of the year! But first, as always, the latest horrors! Rob caught Guillermo del Toro's latest THE SHAPE OF WATER and the Vinegar Syndrome recent release BLOOD BEAT! Ryan reports back on the Blu-Ray releases of THE SLAYER, THE UNHOLY, and DEMON SEED. Elric checked out 78/52, while Bekah watched MANSFIELD 66/67. Then the gang gets right into their top picks for 2017! Where will crowd pleasers like GET OUT and IT rank? What about indie faves like A DARK SONG, THE DEVIL'S CANDY, or THE BLACKCOATS DAUGHTER? This was the year of Stephen King, so how many of his movie adaptations were named? What controversial choices will the gang throw out there! Rules are broken! There are thrills, chills, screams, gasps and more as we reflect back on the best horror of 2017!
Rank #8: Episode 96: The Scariest Horror Films 1970 - 2018!
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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Rank #9: Episode 94: Brad Fuller of Platinum Dunes!
Your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Ryan Turek, Rebekah McKendry and Elric Kane welcome producer Brad Fuller to the show. Fuller is one-third of the team behind Platinum Dunes, the company that brought you the smash-hit A QUIET PLACE as well as the remakes for THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE, FRIDAY THE 13th and A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET. Fuller takes you behind-the-scenes of A QUIET PLACE and talks candidly about Platinum Dunes' body of work.
Before all of that, however, the team discuss titles such as NIGHTMARE SISTERS, PUPPET MASTER: THE LITTLEST REICH, DEMON WIND, THE CORPSE OF ANNA FRITZ and much more. We hope you enjoy! And don't forget, if you're listening via iTunes, be sure to leave us a star rating or review.
Rank #10: Episode 12: DON'T BREATHE / EVIL DEAD Director Fede Alvarez!
This week, join hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Rebekah McKendry and Ryan Turek as they delve into their thoughts on the hit Netflix series STRANGER THINGS. Then they discuss all the latest horrors! Bekah checked out Michele Soavi's THE SECT and reports back from the Scare LA convention. Elric revisited Ulli Lommel's THE BOOGEY MAN, Chuck Russell's THE BLOB, Scream Factory's new release THE BITE and LACE CRATER. Ryan talks about the Korean zombie smash hit TRAIN TO BUSAN and Scream Factory's new INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS Blu-Ray. Rob caught the rare documentary MANSON, Ken Russell's sleazy CRIMES OF PASSION and the visual assault that is HARDCORE HENRY. Then the group welcome onto the show very special guest Fede Alvarez, director of EVIL DEAD and the upcoming DON'T BREATHE! We get candid and in-depth and find out the first horror movies Fede discovered as a budding genre fan. How his short film PANIC ATTACK got the attention of Hollywood, what it was like to tackle the remake of EVIL DEAD, and how his new nail-biting thriller DON'T BREATHE came to be! Pizza, beer, and horror talk. Tune in!
Rank #11: Episode 93: Live from The Chattanooga Film Festival with Joe Bob Briggs!
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!
Rank #12: BONUS: Shock Waves Top 10 Horror Of 2018!
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!
Rank #13: Episode 5: The Resurrection Of A Hollywood Horror Director
On episode 5 of Shock Waves, join co-host Rob Galluzzo as he's first joined by Elric Kane to discuss Korean feature THE WAILING, OUIJA and BEYOND THE GATES. Then Bekah reports back from the Phoenix Comic Con. Ryan Turek joins the show with his horror pick of the week, VENOM. Then we're joined for a very candid chat with filmmaker Mark Pavia. Pavia made his feature film debut with the 1997 cult favorite adaptation of Stephen King's NIGHT FLIER. And most recently the Scream Factory original FENDER BENDER. But we go into depth about the long break from directing and examine the true, tough challenges when it comes to directing horror in the studio system. We talk about SLICE, DEADWORLD and TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE, all of which didn't happen. His relationship working with Stephen King. And how FENDER BENDER marks a resurrection through perseverance! A recommended listen for all aspiring horror filmmakers out there.
Rank #14: Episode 85: Hey, It's John Landis!
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!
Rank #15: Episode 6: The Masters Of Horror Vs THE FLY!
Join hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane and Rebekah McKendry as they discuss all the latest horrors! First up, THE CONJURING 2! Elric and Rob both delve into their thoughts on James Wan's new sequel. Elric also spent 20 hours on an airline flight catching up on THE OTHER SIDE OF THE DOOR, LAST WITCH HUNTER, VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN & PENNY DREADFUL. Rob reports back on GOOSEBUMPS 3D, 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE & ABATTOIR. Bekah fills us in on the recently wrapped Etheria Film Festival. Then Rob and Ryan bring 2 soundtrack selections in this weeks segment of "Now Playing;" one from TENTACLES and A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 3. Then we're joined by very special guests "masters of horror" Mick Garris and William Malone where we dissect THE FLY franchise from the original 1958 movie through to the 1989 sequel to Cronenberg's classic remake! We also recall the first time we saw each FLY film, we break down what makes a successful remake, and analyze what makes a great adaptation. Kick back, relax and enjoy an in-depth fan discussion among the masters of horror regarding THE FLY!
Rank #16: Episode 154: Scream and Scream Again, Scream Factory!
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.
Rank #17: Episode 16: Jordan Peele And His Love Of Horror!
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Rebekah McKendry and Ryan Turek as they gather 'round the table to talk all the latest horrors! In celebration of Dario Argento's birthday, the group throw out their favorite Argento films. Both Rob & Elric saw & discuss Rob Zombie's latest '31.' Bekah checked out the Scorpion Releasing Blu of HARLEQUIN. Elric reports back on I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER and the bonkers 1982 cult film THE INCUBUS. Ryan revisited the original MUMMY, which sparked a discussion on the Universal Monster Movies. And Rob advocates the work of director Jim Mickle after seeing his two latest films COLD IN JULY and WE ARE WHAT WE ARE. Then the gang welcome very special guest Jordan Peele to the show! Despite being most well known for his comedy work on the show KEY & PEELE, as well as this year's feature KEANU, Peele recently wrapped up production on a straight horror film with Blumhouse Productions titled GET OUT. And through that experience, we discovered his love of the genre. So we delve into how he got into horror through FANGORIA magazine as a kid, his favorite theatrical experiences, how horror has influenced his comedic work & the correlations between the two, what his top 5 genre movies are and much, much more in this fun, laid back candid chat. Sit back, relax and join the conversation!
Rank #18: Episode 107: Scream Factory On SDCC 2018 Announcements!
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, and Rebekah McKendry as they talk the latest horrors! Elric signs off on TO HELL & BACK: THE KANE HODDER STORY, THE SINNER on Netflix, LIKE ME and LUZ. Bekah checked out NERVE, ALLIGATOR and the graphic novel REVIVAL. Rob raves about LOWLIFE, THE UNSEEN and MEMOIRS OF AN INVISIBLE MAN! Then, we welcome back to the show Jeff Nelson and Cliff MacMillan from Scream Factory! We delve into all 14 titles announced at SDCC 2018, including CANDYMAN, the CRITTERS collection, URBAN LEGEND, SINGLE WHITE FEMALE, THE CRAFT, SLEEPWALKERS, STARMAN, SILENT NIGHT DEADLY NIGHT 2 and more! They also discuss CREEPSHOW, THE EXORCIST 2, SCREAM FOR HELP and drop other tidbits about the future of Scream Factory!
Rank #19: Episode 53: FRIDAY THE 13TH Comes Early With Sean Cunningham!
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!
Rank #20: Episode 109: Talking Metal & Horror With Brendon Small!
The Shock Waves hosts are back in the studio to discuss the latest horrors, including a rare FRIDAY THE 13TH PART 3 screening in 3D, Hulu's CASTLE ROCK, DEAD NIGHT, THE WITCH IN THE WINDOW, STUNT ROCK, Scream Factory's RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD PART 2, and more! Then we welcome to the show Brendon Small! The creator of the animated series HOME MOVIES, METALOCALYPSE, and the band DETHKLOK joins us to talk heavy metal in horror, King Diamond, and more! Kick back, turn us up to eleven and enjoy the conversation.