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95 minutes | 8 months ago
Episode 192: Horror Franchises, Live from The Virtual Chattanooga Film Fest!
For this special live episode, your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Rebekah McKendry, Elric Kane, and Ryan Turek are tuning in remotely for the first "virtual" Chattanooga Film Festival! And they're discussing franchises! Because let's face it, these days, ya gotta have a sequel! We're going to delve into each hosts personal favorite franchise, best overall run, best continuity, most bonkers franchise, post-2010 horror film we wish turned into a franchise and much, much more.
110 minutes | 8 months ago
Episode 191: Having A SCREAM with Kevin Williamson
Kick back with hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Rebekah McKendry, and Ryan Turek as they're joined by very special guest Kevin Williamson, in his first podcast appearance! But before all that, let's talk the latest horrors! The gang discuss ANACONDA, the forgotten giallo TRAUMA, HUMONGOUS, the upcoming SPUTNIK, MONSTRUM, DEAD HEAT and much more! Then we get candid with Kevin Williamson about everything from his break-out in the business SCREAM, to the many cursed cuts of CURSED, to VAMPIRE DIARIES, his proposed SCREAM 4-6, and more!
115 minutes | 8 months ago
Episode 190: Blue Underground Goes 4K!
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Ryan Turek, and Rebekah McKendry as they welcome special guest Bill Lustig to the show! But first, the latest horrors! The gang is chatting Shudder's Z, Mike Flanagan's 1st feature ABSENTIA, BRAHMS: THE BOY 2, Vinegar Syndrome's recent release of PALE BLOOD, Wings Hauser in DEAD MAN WALKING & more! Bill Lustig joins us to talk about the new 4K releases of MANIAC and ZOMBIE, what's next for his label Blue Underground, an update on the HBO MANIAC COP series, what new genre movies he's been watching and much, much more!
126 minutes | 9 months ago
Episode 189: Getting Lucky McKee!
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Rebekah McKendry, Ryan Turek, and Elric Kane as they welcome to the show very special guest Lucky McKee! But first, the latest horrors! The gang are discussing cult faves CHILDREN SHOULDN'T PLAY WITH DEAD THINGS, ALICE SWEET ALICE, and DOLLY DEAREST! Elric went to the drive-in to catch THE WRETCHED. Rob dug into classic Tod Browning with THE UNKNOWN and FREAKS. Also: BLOOD LINK, the original SATAN'S SLAVE and more! Then writer/director Lucky McKee joins us for a candid chat about the origins and personal inspirations behind his debut MAY, the struggles on THE WOODS and RED, the making-of THE WOMAN, his collaborations with Chris Sivertson, Jack Ketchum, Tobe Hooper, and much, much more. Our Night Flight pick of the week is DARK NIGHT OF THE SCARECROW!
102 minutes | 9 months ago
Episode 188: Vinegar Syndrome III
In another quarantined edition of Shock Waves, join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Ryan Turek, Elric Kane, and Rebekah McKendry as they discuss all the latest horrors! Ryan revisited the Hannibal Lector franchise & CABIN FEVER! Bekah took a chance on I SEE YOU and the BLOOD FEAST remake. Elric caught up on some new genre offerings: THE SIREN, 1BR, BLOOD QUANTUM. And Rob discovered the kindertrauma of the original 1973 DON'T BE AFRAID OF THE DARK! Then we welcome back to the show special guests Jeff Gittel and Joe Rubin from Vinegar Syndrome! They're giving us the inside scoop on their upcoming halfway to Black Friday sale, discussing RAD, THE CANDY SNATCHERS, HOLLYWOOD HORROR HOUSE, BEYOND THE DOOR III, XTRO III, FORGOTTEN GIALLI and so much more. We even get one surprise title announcement out of them! Kick back and enjoy!
104 minutes | 9 months ago
Episode 187: David Dastmalchian & The Creation of Count Crowley!
It's another quarantined Shock Waves! Join hosts Ryan Turek, Rebekah McKendry, Rob Galluzzo, and Elric Kane along with special guest David Dastmalchian! But first, the latest horrors! In TV horror, the gang's diving into the new season of WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS and Quibi's 50 STATES OF FRIGHT. Plus: EXTRA ORDINARY, WITCHCRAFT 70, DEADLINE, the F/X movies, THE TURNING and more! Then we're joined by actor/writer David Dastmalchian, a life-long horror host fan who tells us about the creation of his comic book COUNT CROWLEY: RELUCTANT MIDNIGHT MONSTER HUNTER, as well as his experiences working with David Lynch on TWIN PEAKS: THE RETURN, Christopher Nolan on THE DARK KNIGHT, and Denis Villeneuve on the upcoming DUNE!
150 minutes | 9 months ago
Episode 186: Monsters with Mallory O'Meara!
This week on Shock Waves, your hosts Ryan Turek, Rebekah McKendry, Elric Kane, and Rob Galluzzo are joined by special guest Malloy O'Meara, author of THE LADY FROM THE BLACK LAGOON, to talk monsters! But first, the latest horrors! The gang discusses Shudder's CURSED docu-series, WE SUMMON THE DARKNESS, GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS, SLUMBER PARTY MASSACRE 2, Ryan revisited the entire SCREAM franchise, as well as SCREAM DREAM on Night Flight, and our Night Flight pick of the week was AMSTERDAMNED! Then Mallory joins us to tell us a bit about her book on Milicent Patrick, now available in paperback, and then we each pick our 3 favorite cinematic non-Universal monsters in horror! The picks are varied! Tune in now!
128 minutes | 10 months ago
Episode 185: Ad Nauseam: Newsprint Nightmares with Michael Gingold!
All 4 of your hosts, Rob Galluzzo, Ryan Turek, Rebekah McKendry, and Elric Kane, are here for another quarantined edition of Shock Waves, this time, with very special guest Michael Gingold! But first, the latest horrors! The gang is discussing SEA FEVER, THE OTHER LAMB, THE STAND, TALES FROM THE LOOP, Dario Argento's SLEEPLESS, Vinegar Syndrome's DEADLINE, CURSED FILMS on Shudder, FORBIDDEN WORLD, THE WRETCHED, THE CORRUPTION OF CHRIS MILLER and much, much more! Then, we delve into FANGORIA editor Michael Gingold's 3-part books series Ad Nauseam, Ad Nauseam 2, and Ad Astra, which collects decades worth of newspaper ads for horror and sci-fi movies! An art unto itself, we discuss some of our favorite horror campaigns growing up, marketing stunts, trends and more!
117 minutes | 10 months ago
Episode 184: Under Quarantine with Leigh Whannell
On the new episode of ‘Shock Waves: Under Quarantine,’ Ryan Turek, Elric Kane, and Rebekah McKendry are joined by the Writer / Director of THE INVISIBLE MAN, Leigh Whannell to suggest three streaming horror films each that you can enjoy right now from the safety of home. The picks range from modern classics to “Deep Cut” cult films but all are available to stream now. Co-host Rob G also manages to sneak in his picks. In addition, they discuss what they’ve been watching while housebound including 80’s classics DEMONS 2 and APRIL FOOLS DAY, along with more recent releases THE SILENCE, ROOM and the eerily relevant VIVARIUM.
136 minutes | 10 months ago
Episode 183: Horror Comics with Cullen Bunn!
Join your Shock Waves hosts Ryan Turek, Rebekah McKendry, Elric Kane, and Rob Galluzzo as they check in remotely to talk all the latest horrors! First, a tribute to the late, great Stuart Gordon. Next, discussions on VEROTIKA, THE PLATFORM, THE HUNT, the COFFIN JOE trilogy, TWO EVIL EYES, and more! We then welcome very special guest Cullen Bunn, writer of THE 6TH GUN, HARROW COUNTY, BONE PARISH, and DARK ARK to discuss horror in comics, and we each pick our personal favorite graphic novels! Kick back, relax, and join the conversation!
74 minutes | 10 months ago
Killer POV Flashback: In Honor Of Stuart Gordon
On Tuesday, March 24th, we lost "Master of Horror" and friend Stuart Gordon. In his memory, we wanted to re-share this early episode of our previous podcast, Killer POV. We had Stuart on for episode 33 which aired on October 11th, 2013 when he was mounting a feature version of NEVERMORE. We discussed that, the theater, favorite Poe adaptations, and much more.
65 minutes | 10 months ago
Episode 182: These Are Strange Times
For episode 182 of Shock Waves, the team is recording remotely from home! Join Ryan Turek, Rebekah McKendry, Elric Kane, and Rob Galluzzo as they delve into the plethora of genre films they've been watching in self-isolation! Titles include: THE PASSION OF DARKLY MOON, THIRST (1079), JACOB'S LADDER (1990), THE CRAZIES (2010), NIGHT OF THE DEVILS, FUTURE-KILL, THE NEW DAUGHTER, THE PERISHED, HBO's THE OUTSIDER, NIGHT KILLER, THE ASTROLOGER, RIDING THE BULLET, ROAD GAMES and BIRDEMIC! There may even be an "invisible" guest? Lots of recommendations for lots of downtime. Tune in!
104 minutes | 10 months ago
Episode 181: Editing HUNTERS, DEXTER, and PSYCHO!
The whole team is back! Join hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Ryan Turek, and Rebekah McKendry as they talk about all the latest horrors from the Blumhouse offices, including INVISIBLE MAN, PAGANINI HORROR, POSSESSOR, EXORCIST, DEATH VALLEY, BLOOD ON HER NAME, DER FAN and more! Then we welcome special guest Amy Duddleston to the show! Amy's one of the editors on the Amazon series HUNTERS, as well as DEXTER, THE KILLING, AMERICAN GODS, and even Gus Van Sant's 1998 remake of PSYCHO! We talk to her about all of those and more!
89 minutes | a year ago
Episode 180: A Discussion on Body Horror, Live from Panic Fest!
Live from the amazing Panic Film Festival in Kansas City, Bekah and Elric countdown their favorite non-Cronenberg body horror flicks along with filmmaker Paddy Murphy. Featuring plenty of extra gooey body horror deeps cuts, this one gets super gory!
98 minutes | a year ago
Episode 179: Al Adamson & The Reel Life of Severin Films!
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Rebekah McKendry, and Elric Kane as they invade the Severin offices to celebrate the release of the new documentary BLOOD & FLESH: THE REEL LIFE & GHASTLY DEATH OF AL ADAMSON! But first, the latest horrors! The gang talks HUNTERS on Amazon, the Tartan Asian label, FRIGHTMARE, SENNENTUNTSCHI: CURSE OF THE ALPS. Then we welcome back to the show David Gregory of Severin Films and the director of the new Al Adamson documentary! We talk about the upcoming masterpiece box set, he reveals several surprise upcoming titles, the evolution of the label and more!
88 minutes | a year ago
Episode 178: Best Movies Never Made Crossover at Slashback Video!
This week on Shock Waves, your hosts Ryan Turek, Rob Galluzzo, Rebekah McKendry, and Elric Kane are recording from the new exhibit Slashback Video: The Beginning! Mystic Museum co-owner Erick Wesell joins us at the top of the show to give us a sneak preview of the new iteration of Slashback. The gang catch up on the latest horrors including CLOSE CALLS, SIMON KING OF THE WITCHES, THE PACK and debate the best work of Lucio Fulci. We're then joined by Josh Miller (SONIC THE HEDGEHOG) and Stephen Scarlata (JODOROWSKY'S DUNE) from the podcast Best Movies Never Made to discuss horror gems that never made it to or through production! Lost Romero, a sequel to Carpenter's THE THING, and much more! Plus: since we're in Slashback Video, we have to talk about our favorite VHS rarities! All this and more straight from the aisles at Slashback Video!
53 minutes | a year ago
Episode 177: Raining Blood, Live from Grill 'Em All!
Field trip for the Shock Waves crew! Ryan Turek, Elric Kane, Rob Galluzzo, and Rebekah McKendry stopped by the heavy metal burger joint GRILL 'EM ALL in Alhambra, CA with special guest Christian James Hand of The Session to break down Slayer's masterpiece track "Raining Blood!" Plus: a MY BLOODY VALENTINE contest, ALTERED, R POINT, burgers, beer and metal!
22 minutes | a year ago
BONUS: The 2020 FANGORIA CHAINSAW AWARDS!
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Ryan Turek, and Rebekah McKendry as they read off the nominees for the 2020 FANGORIA Chainsaw Awards, and announce the winners, as voted on by YOU, the fans! Which movie ranked in the "best kill?" Which streamer premiere was considered the best among genre fans? Who was the best actor, actress, movie in the genre this last year? Listen to find out!
100 minutes | a year ago
Episode 176: COME TO DADDY with Ant Timpson!
Join your hosts Elric Kane, Rob Galluzzo, Ryan Turek, and Rebekah McKendry as they welcome to the show Ant Timpson, the director of COME TO DADDY! But first, the latest horrors! Bekah and Elric caught GRETEL & HANSEL. Ryan revisited STUDENT BODIES and has been reading the COUNT CROWLEY comics. Rob checked out DEADLY MANOR on Blu, and THE DEAD DON'T DIE. Elric reports back on the obscure THE FIFTH FLOOR. Then we're joined by one of the most influential people in Elric's life, Ant Timpson, who launched The Incredibly Strange Film Festival in New Zealand. He tells us about how a real life personal tragedy finally pushed him into the director's chair for his film COME TO DADDY, starring Elijah Wood.
118 minutes | a year ago
Episode 175: Issa López and the Journey to TIGERS ARE NOT AFRAID
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Ryan Turek, and Rebekah McKendry as they welcome to the show TIGERS ARE NOT AFRAID writer/director Issa López! But first, the latest horrors! This week's group movie was Dario Argento's OPERA! Bekah and Elric report back from Panic Fest, Ryan revisited THE EXORCIST, Bekah's reading the novel THE FISHERMAN by John Langan, and Rob had a VHS night with NIGHT TERRORS! Issa López joins us to tell her about her long journey from Mexican comedies to her masterpiece TIGERS ARE NOT AFRAID, the influence of Carlos Enrique Taboada, and how she finally got the attention of Guillermo del Toro!
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