The 13th Floor

Films 

Slashback! Remembering Bill Paxton’s Short But Sweet ‘80s Slasher Career

We’re all still reeling over the untimely death of beloved actor-director and all-around cool guy Bill Paxton, whose impact on genre cinema will never be forgotten. His decades-spanning career began with early behind-the-scenes work on Roger Corman films like GALAXY OF TERROR and BIG BAD MAMA, and his first notable project as director was the […]

Films 

This Week On SHOCK WAVES, We’re Talking Social Commentary And Political Horror!

This week on Shock Waves, join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Rebekah McKendry, Ryan Turek, and special guest co-host Brea Grant (BEYOND THE GATES, DEAD AWAKE, HALLOWEEN 2) as the group analyze social commentary and political horror in the genre! But first, the latest horrors! Bekah checked out the 80’s horror anthology DEADTIME STORIES […]

Films 

R.I.P. Bill Paxton

Well this is awful news to wake up to. It appears the great Bill Paxton has passed away. He was 61. According to an official family statement, “It is with heavy hearts we share the news that Bill Paxton has passed away due to complications from surgery. A loving husband and father, Bill began his […]

Films 

ALIENS, FLATLINERS and SAW: LEGACY – This Week’s Horror News Rundown

There is a bit of a dead zone every July, when it seems like every major entertainment outlet is trying not to reveal any news because they’re going to try to announce something big at Comic-Con. So this week’s Horror News Rundown is a little shorter than usual, but we’ve still got some cool news […]

Toys 

5 Horror Villains Who Are Begging For Their Own Action Figures

As a lifelong buyer of toys, my office is absolutely cluttered with collectibles, so much so that I’m literally surrounded by my favorite horror characters every time I sit down to write. And at this point, there are very few iconic horror villains who aren’t represented on my shelves. I can remember a time, not […]

Films 

Your ALIEN, PREDATOR and TERMINATOR Trivia is Wrong!

Some movie trivia is so ridiculously well known that I don’t even think it deserves to qualify as “trivia” anymore. By now we all know that Michael Myers’ mask from the original HALLOWEEN was just an off-the-rack Captain Kirk mask, painted white. And we’ve probably all heard that the blood in Alfred Hitchcock’s PSYCHO was […]

Films 

5 Reasons Why We Love CLUB DREAD

It was 12 years ago this month that the Broken Lizard comedy group presented us with their horror-comedy, CLUB DREAD. The film takes place on an island resort called Pleasure Island, which is owned by a famous musician named Coconut Pete (Bill Paxton). When people start turning up dead, the staff must come together to […]