Choice Cuts

Choice Cuts is Shock’s exclusive talk program.
Each episode, host Ryan Turek brings on a new guest to discuss their tales from the Hollywood trenches.

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Choice Cuts: The State of Independent Horror With Brian Collins, Mickey Keating
Shock Till You Drop’s original series Choice Cuts returns with an all-new episode that looks at the state of independent horror. Host Ryan Turek, the managing editor of ShockTillYouDrop.com, welcomes writer-director Mickey Keating and horror critic Brian Collins to chat about where independent horror is at these days, film highlights and directors to watch.
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Choice Cuts: The Pros and Cons of Stephen King in Film & Television
ShockTillYouDrop.com and CraveOnline are well into its Kings of Horror series.  And still, there are titles that hosts William Bibbiani and Ryan Turek missed out on, notably the Stephen King films on TV. In the second part of our two-part Choice Cuts: Kings of Horror Sidebar discussion, Bibbs and Turek jump into the TV adaptations of Salem’s Lot, Mick Garris’ The Shining, Storm of the Century and more. If you missed out on part one, we suggest you follow this link!
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Choice Cuts: Kings of Horror Sidebar – The Stuff We Missed & King on TV
By now, you know that ShockTillYouDrop.com and CraveOnline are well into Kings of Horror, our month-long series focusing on big screen Stephen King adaptations. You also know that 31 days isn’t long enough to discuss every King adaptation that has come along. My co-host, William Bibbiani, and I couldn’t get to everything so I took the opportunity to use Choice Cuts to catch up on the best and the worst of not just theatrical releases but the King adaptations that made their way to television. Head inside for the first of our two-part episode, sponsored by Carrie.
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Choice Cuts: Dissecting Home Invasion Films With Devin Faraci, Evan Dickson & Todd Gilchrist
This summer has offered genre fans two home invasion horror films: The Purge and You’re Next (the latter opening August 23rd).  And that’s just on the theatrical film front.  On DVD and VOD, we’ve also seen the release of a few other titles in the home invasion sub-genre such as Cherry Tree Lane and Home Sweet Home. So, what is it about this sub-genre that’s making it endure?  What are filmmakers getting right or getting wrong about it?  To answer some of these questions and to dissect a few select home invasion titles, I called upon colleagues Devin Faraci, Evan Dickson and Todd Gilchrist for the latest Choice Cuts group discussion. Head inside for our chat!
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Choice Cuts Discussion Eps. 4: Evil Dead!
The long-anticipated Evil Dead remake opens tomorrow (10pm in select cities tonight) and Choice Cuts is back to discuss the redo. After the jump, listen in to our group discussion with ShockTillYouDrop.com’s Ryan Turek, film critic Todd Gilchrist, Bloody-Disgusting.com’s Evan Dickson and actress Brea Grant as the team talks about their expectations and concerns (if any). This is the final chapter in our four-part discussion with this group, for the previous episodes – and our entire Choice Cuts library – click here.
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Choice Cuts Discussion Eps. 3: The Good & Bad of Horror on TV
The third part of our Choice Cuts “discussion” with guests Todd Gilchrist (film critic), Evan Dickson (Bloody-Disgusting) and Brea Grant (Heroes, Dexter) is live and, this time, we’re focusing on horror on the small screen. From True Blood and The Following to American Horror Story and newcomers like Hannibal and Bates Motel – what are our guests tuning into?  What’s getting them excited, furthermore, what is working and why? Our panel, hosted by yours truly, digs into it all via the video player inside.  Enjoy!  And, for more episodes in this discussion series, head to our Choice Cuts hub.
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