The 13th Floor

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Celebrating 40 Years of Wes Craven’s THE HILLS HAVE EYES

It’s a bit tough wrapping one’s head around it, but it’s actually been four decades since Wes Craven’s censorship-defying chiller THE HILLS HAVE EYES arrived and left viewers sitting in stunned silence. While the enthusiastically gritty LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT differed significantly in premise, it did serve as a bit of a precursor of […]

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I Survived THE HILLS HAVE EYES Remake 1 and 2!

Last week, I braved a double feature of Wes Craven’s seminal classic THE HILLS HAVE EYES followed by its 1984 sequel. This week, I decided to revisit Alexandre Aja’s 2006 remake of THE HILLS HAVE EYES followed immediately by its 2007 sequel. So, how did the reduxes hold up? Did they make a good double […]

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Pluto Vs Pluto! Which HILLS HAVE EYES Madman Do YOU Prefer?

Earlier this week, I revisited Wes Craven’s original 1977 cult classic THE HILLS HAVE EYES with its 1984 sequel THE HILLS HAVE EYES PART 2. For next week, I’ve already begun watching Alexandre Aja’s 2006 remake and its follow-up. So I’ve had HILLS on the brain a lot lately! And the one character that’s synonymous […]

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DOUBLE TAKE – MANIAC (1980) / MANIAC (2012)

To me, the key to a truly great “remake” of a pre-existing horror film is simple. Would the new update make a good double feature with the original movie? When it comes to programming a double feature, the goal is to find two movies with a similar theme that would complement each other. And there’s […]