The 13th Floor

Films 

1428 Elm Street, Springwood, OH: A Pilgrimage To The NIGHTMARE House

Four years after my mother graduated high school, she and one of her closest girlfriends caught a late-night screening of a new horror film that had just hit theaters: Wes Craven’s A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET. The two girls screamed in their seats, absolutely freaked out, and then had to walk home together in the […]

Films Scary Fun 

List Video: 5 Most Unsettling Death Scenes from A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET

Freddy Krueger is one of the most iconic villains in horror movie history. He became legendary not just for stalking teenagers in their dreams, but for his gruesome, often humorous ironic murder stylings. Here are our 5 most unsettling Freddy Krueger death scenes in a snazzy video. Welcome to prime time, bitch!

Films 

Exploring The Underappreciated A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 5: THE DREAM CHILD

After having rewatched all of the NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET movies back to back with an audience recently, it’s suddenly clear to me that A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET PART 5: THE DREAM CHILD is a very unappreciated entry in the series. A self-admittedly rushed production, New Line Cinema was keen on continuing the franchise […]

Films Music 

The Band GHOST’s Many Horror Homages

I am still a newbie when it comes to the music of the band GHOST, but so far, I’m loving what I’m hearing! A few weeks back, as part of our bonus Halloween edition of the Shock Waves podcast, I played a little snippet from their latest EP release “Popestar,” the album opener “Square Hammer.” […]

Films 

Welcome To Helloween! New Short Film Shows THE RISE OF THE BOOGEYMEN!

What is it about monster mashes that get us horror fans all riled up? Over the years, it’s become my favorite sub-genre of horror. Everything from ABBOTT & COSTELLO MEET FRANKENSTEIN to HOUSE OF FRANKENSTEIN to WAXWORK and THE MONSTER SQUAD. There’s something about seeing multiple monsters share screen time together that’s exciting! And while […]

Films Scary Fun 

YEAR OF FEAR 2017: Your Favorite Horror Icons Just Got a Whole Lot Sexier in Ama Lea’s New Calendar!

Looking to take the edge off your crippling existential terror while also keeping track of the passage of time?  Well, look no further, because Ama Lea’s YEAR OF FEAR 2017 calendar has got you covered! LA-based director/photographer Ama Lea has shot her fair share of genre greats including Wes Craven, Stuart Gordon, Kane Hodder, and the Soska Twins (to name a few), as […]

TV 

Revisiting FREDDY’S NIGHTMARES: A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET THE SERIES!

If you ask me who my favorite horror villain is, my answer will always be Freddy Krueger. Freddy was the first to scare the shit out of me as a kid and I’ve gone back to him time and time again. I’ve watched every sequel at least 5 times, own both the book and the […]

Films Real Life Scares Scary Fun 

Exclusive Horror’s Hallowed Grounds Clip: Check Out the Filming Locations of A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET

Blumhouse.com is thrilled to host this exclusive video from the awesome show Horror’s Hallowed Grounds. Synopsis: Horror’s Hallowed Grounds is a retrospective on classic horror filming locations. In each episode, host Sean Clark spotlights one particular film and retraces the steps of the filmmakers by visiting the original filming locations sometimes decades later. Episodes have […]

Films 

That Time When Freddy Krueger Was On Japanese TV!

Bless the Internet. My friend Michael Gilmore regularly forwards me some of the weirdest and most bizarre things he can find, usually from just casually combing the vaults of You Tube. But here’s one that even stumped him and demanded an explanation. He sent me the following video, which appears to have Freddy Krueger participating […]

Films Scary Fun 

Are Freddy Krueger and Slender Man the Same Person?

The boogeyman exists, and it exists for just one purpose: to scare the bejeezus out of you. That’s why I spent a significant portion of my childhood cowering under my bedsheets, hoping that Freddy Krueger wouldn’t kill me in my sleep. Because say what you will about the disfigured child murderer who became an all-powerful […]

Films 

Art Is Subjective, So STOP Nitpicking Cover Art

Look, art is subjective. Any art, whether it be movies or music or an actual drawing or painting, is subjective. Clive Bell, who coined this phrase, once said, “We have no other means of recognizing art than our feeling for it.” If you’re on this website, then you no doubt, like me, are a huge […]

Films 

Hollywood’s HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS Bringing Together The Big Bad 4!

Well, things just got interesting for those of you that love hitting up Universal Studios HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS every year. For our friends in the California area, via their official Facebook page, HHN’s have just teased that the big bad four – Freddy Krueger, Jason Voorhees, Michael Myers and Leatherface are all coming to the […]