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Throwback Video! THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS Musical As Performed By Legos!

One of the great joys I had several years back during my time with FEARnet (R.I.P.) was being invited, along with the rest of the crew to go see a performance of SILENCE! THE MUSICAL in Los Angeles. With original lyrics & music by Jon Kaplan & Al Kaplan, this hilarious “unauthorized’ parody based on the Academy […]

Films 

What Would YOUR 5 Desert Island Horror Picks Be?

Have you had a chance to listen to the latest BONUS episode of the Shock Waves podcast? For this special segment, I sat down with co-host and head of development for Blumhouse Productions, Ryan Turek, to learn a bit about his horror background and tastes. Way back when we kicked off Shock Waves, my co-hosts […]

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Bonus SHOCK WAVES Episode! Getting To Know Your Host Ryan Turek

On this special bonus episode of Shock Waves, your host Rob Galluzzo interviews fellow co-host Ryan Turek to give listeners a bit more insight into the tastes of the current head of development over at Blumhouse Productions. Ryan dishes the dirt on his top 5 desert island horror movies, first genre celebrity encounter, horror dates, […]

Films 

Check Out These Behind-The-Scenes Pics From A New Doc On The Making of Stephen King’s IT!

It seems nowadays, getting feature length documentaries on some of our favorite classic horror films isn’t as uncommon as it used to be. And it’s a great thing! Because most of the filmmakers behind these kinds of retrospective docs are also die-hard fans, so who better to tackle them than those that care equally as […]

Films 

TEXAS FRIGHTMARE 2017 Report! BATES MOTEL! Dario Argento! Rob Zombie’s 31, FRIGHT NIGHT & More!

The 2017 iteration of Texas Frightmare Weekend has just wrapped, and the convention was, yet again, a smashing success! Blumhouse.com and Arrow Video were among the primary sponsors, and I found myself fortunate enough to moderate a handful of the panels, along with my Shock Waves co-hosts, so the following may come off as biased, […]

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Texas Frightmare Weekend Is Upon Us!!!

Greetings fellow fiends! Later today, the Texas Frightmare Weekend kicks off at the Hyatt Regency Hotel over at DFW airport in Dallas, Texas and the Blumhouse.com / Shock Waves crew will be representing all weekend long! (We’re sponsoring along with the fine fiends at Arrow Video!) Drop on by the Blumhouse.com table to meet us, […]

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Examining “Gay Panic” Themes in the Vampire Classic, FRIGHT NIGHT

In Harvard Professor Marjorie Garber’s invaluable 2000 work BISEXUALITY AND THE EROTICISM OF EVERYDAY LIFE (one of the only notable scholarly works on bisexuality, although Kenji Yoshino’s THE EPISTEMIC CONTRACT OF BISEXUAL ERASURE also comes recommended), she posits (to make a generality about her work) that bisexual women are typically eroticized in films to directly […]

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The Great Don Coscarelli Joins Us On SHOCK WAVES To Talk PHANTASM And Beyond!

Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Ryan Turek, Rebekah McKendry, and Elric Kane as they catch up on all the latest horrors! Rob talks about the latest from Sean Byrne (director of THE LOVED ONES), THE DEVIL’S CANDY, as well as the original 1933 KING KONG, and reports back from a double bill of John Carpenter’s ASSAULT […]

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First Trailer For Tom Holland’s Latest ROCK PAPER DEAD!

Tom Holland is synonymous with great horror. After all, he’s the fellow that directed FRIGHT NIGHT, CHILD’S PLAY, brought Norman Bates back in his screenplay for PSYCHO II, and helmed several Stephen King adaptations including THINNER and THE LANGOLIERS. He’s remained fairly active between writing, directing the anthology horror shorts collection TWISTED TALES, and overseeing […]

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Texas Frightmare UPDATE! THE WALKING DEAD’s Pollyanna McIntosh Joins Guest List!

It’s been a while since we’ve updated you on the upcoming Texas Frightmare convention, taking place the weekend of May 5th-7th in Dallas, Texas. So we thought we’d bring you up to speed. After all, Blumhouse.com is one of the proud sponsors of the convention, along with the fine fiends at Arrow Video US. Just […]

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Awe. The Top 5 Horror Bromances!

Now that Valentine’s Day has come and gone, it’s the perfect time to celebrate a special platonic kind of love: the “bromance.” Ladies often come and go, but there is solidarity in the bromance. From a distance, this may appear to be a rather intimate sort of love and in some ways, that would not […]

Films 

DISTURBIA: The Best Hitchcock Homage Out There

It is almost impossible in this day and age to hear someone discussing a solid thriller where they won’t say, in one way or another, that the movie is Hitchcockian. The power Alfred Hitchcock had over film, that his name is synonymous with a genre, is proof enough that the man was truly a master […]

Toys 

These Mind-Blowing Custom Horror Toys Are Eerily Realistic

Earlier this year here on Blumhouse, we shined the spotlight on a master toy customizer who goes by the name One’s Customs, highlighting his line of “Original Concepts” action figures. The basic idea was that he wanted to redesign his favorite horror icons in his own unique style, and One’s visions of Jason, Michael Myers […]