The 13th Floor

TV 

Ryan Murphy’s FEUD and the Resurrection of Hagsploitation Horror

With the FX series FEUD: BETTE AND JOAN, AMERICAN HORROR STORY creator Ryan Murphy’s pathological adherence to cult affiliations continues with his immersive, semi-biographical exhumation of two of the most iconic figures in the narrative history of cinema — Joan Crawford and Bette Davis — and in the process resurrects a brief and bygone cinematic […]

Films 

DOUBLE TAKE: Revisiting SPECIES And SPECIES II!

In honor of Scream Factory’s release of both SPECIES II and SPECIES III/SPECIES: THE AWAKENING on Blu-Ray, I decided to go back to the very beginning and do a double feature of the original 1995 creature feature SPECIES paired up with the new high def release of its sequel. It’d been years since I’ve seen […]