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We’re All About “Exploitation Preservation” on the New SHOCK WAVES!

Rob Galluzzo, Rebekah McKendry and Elric Kane welcome very special guests Joseph Ziemba (Creator of Bleeding Skull, American Genre Film Archive) and Bret Berg (American Genre Film Archive), who share with us their favorite, obscure genre deep cuts! In the news, Rob reports back on THE DARK TOWER, and Blue Underground’s upcoming disc of AMSTERDAMNED; […]

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It’s the DAY OF THE WOMAN with BJ Colangelo on SHOCK WAVES Episode 60!

Exploitation month continues on SHOCK WAVES, as hosts Rob Galluzzo, Ryan Turek, Rebekah McKendry and Elric Kane are joined by special guest — and frequent Blumhouse.com contributor — BJ Colangelo, author of genre blog DAY OF THE WOMAN, who kicks off the conversation with the always-controversial topic of “rape/revenge” cinema. Also in this week’s news: […]

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The Many Faces Of Ted Raimi On Episode 58 Of SHOCK WAVES!

Ted Raimi joins your hosts Ryan Turek, Rob Galluzzo and Rebekah McKendry for Episode 58 of Shock Waves, but first, the latest horrors! Bekah reports back from the Fantasia Film Festival and caught a lot of gems to look out for including NOVEMBER, DELIVER US, THE LAPLACE’S DEMON, GAME OF DEATH, LOVE & OTHER CULTS, […]

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New 4K Restored Version Of DEAD & BURIED Coming From Blue Underground

On episode 57 of Shock Waves, we were fortunate to have on the show director Gary Sherman! He’s currently touring a brand new restored version of his debut feature DEATH LINE, known to some in the States under its alternate title RAW MEAT. The stellar Blu-Ray set is now available through the fine fiends at […]

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SHOCK WAVES Episode 57: Death Lines, Pimps & Poltergeists with Gary Sherman!

Join the entire Shock Waves crew, Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Rebekah McKendry and Ryan Turek as they welcome very special guest Gary Sherman to the show! But first, the latest horrors! Bekah’s been researching “satanic panic” films and revisited THE SEVENTH SIGN. Elric talks about Tobe Hooper’s SPONTANEOUS COMBUSTION. Ryan checked out the 80’s summer […]

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School’s In Session! Filmmaking Tips From LIGHTS OUT/ANNABELLE: CREATION Director David Sandberg

One of my favorite episodes of the Shock Waves podcast that we did was with filmmaker David F. Sandberg, the director of LIGHTS OUT and the upcoming ANNABELLE: CREATION. A big part of it was because of his story, and the way he approaches making his scary short films which led directly into his big […]

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Confirmation? Who Really Directed POLTERGEIST?

This week on the latest episode of Shock Waves, we were fortunate enough to be joined by WISH UPON and ANNABELLE director John Leonetti! But before he was behind the camera as a director, he was a cinematographer on a slew of well known films, including CHILD’S PLAY 3, Chuck Russell’s THE MASK, episodes of […]

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Tales From The Horror Trenches With WISH UPON Director John Leonetti On The Latest SHOCK WAVES!

The entire Shock Waves gang is back! Join Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Ryan Turek and Rebekah McKendry as they catch up on all the latest horrors! First up, Ryan gives us the scoop on “Slashback Video,” an upcoming immersive VHS inspired event! Movie-wise, Bekah checked out THE BONEYARD, THE UNTAMED, WISHMASTER and VIRUS. Ryan watched […]

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ATTN L.A.! Relive The Video Store Days With The Upcoming SLASHBACK VIDEO Exhibit!

Now this is cool! We talk pretty regularly on the Shock Waves podcast about our experiences combing the shelves of video stores and scanning the cover art for what would become some of our favorite cult horror movies. Don’t you miss being able to walk into a video store and look at rows of horror VHS […]

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Podcast Recommendation: JUST THE DISCS Follow-Up On The “Collector Mentality!”

Last week, I had shared a special bonus episode of the JUST THE DISCS podcast. For those new to it, JUST THE DISCS is a movie-centric podcast hosted by Brian Saur (of the Pure Cinema podcast and Rupert Pupkin Speaks blog) where he talks about recently released Blu-Ray titles. It’s normally a solo affair for […]

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Bonus SHOCK WAVES Episode! Strange but True Tales from Horror Movies

This week on a bonus episode of SHOCK WAVES, co-host Rebekah McKendry is joined by her husband David Ian McKendry to discuss some the legends and weird tales behind horror movies. Specializing in strange history and urban legends, Bekah and Dave explore the real story behind Wes Craven’s movie THE SERPENT AND THE RAINBOW, looking […]

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Bonus SHOCK WAVES Episode! We’re Playing Music Themes From Summer Horrors!

Are you ready for the summer? Your hosts Ryan Turek and Rob Galluzzo are! And for this special bonus episode of Shock Waves, the duo are playing their favorite music themes from “summer” themed horror movies. From the disco grooves of FRIDAY THE 13TH, to the sweet sounds of “Angela’s Theme” in Camp Arawak, to the […]

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JUST THE DISCS Podcast Discussion On The Physical Media “Collector Mentality!”

Are you still a collector of physical media? Do you love buying movies? Vinyl? Books? Whatever your thing is, there’s still something to be said about collecting tangible things. Even younger generations that have grown up in a digital world that are used to iPods and iTunes and streaming suddenly have the desire to get […]