The 13th Floor

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Who Was The Coolest Of The WAXWORK Monsters?

Yesterday, we took a look at director Anthony Hickox’s 1988 cult classic VHS hit WAXWORK, and hypothetically discussed the best way to remake it, if the stars had aligned and the timing was right during the golden era of New Line Cinema’s “House Of Horrors.” It’s unlikely that it’d ever happen, but it did put […]

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CHARACTER SHOWDOWN – Which Version Of Ash Is Your Favorite?

Like a lot of you, because of the premiere of ASH VS EVIL DEAD, I’ve had Ash on the brain a lot this week. I mean, wasn’t it great to see Bruce Campbell back as his most beloved and well-known character? And under the direction of his old friend Sam Raimi, no less? I feel […]

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CHARACTER SHOWDOWN – The Importance Of Being Dr. Loomis

They often say in the superhero genre that you’re only as good as your villain. And the same exact thing can apply to most of our beloved monsters. They are equally defined by how good their arch nemesis is. Moby Dick had his Captain Ahab. Dracula had Van Helsing. Even the short term heroes that […]

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Character Showdown – Who’s Your Favorite Scary Ghostface?

I wanted to do something a little different with “Character Showdown” this week. So far, each week we’ve been looking at various actors all tackling the same iconic role and comparing the differences. This week, I wanted to take a look at the SCREAM franchise, whose villain affectionately known as “Ghostface,” has always been a […]

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CHARACTER SHOWDOWN – Can There Only Be One Norman Bates?

This “Character Showdown” almost doesn’t seem fair, but it does warrant a serious discussion. When you say Norman Bates, it’s impossible not to immediately think of Anthony Perkins. And for quite a while there, it seemed as if no one else could possibly touch the role of Norman Bates without stepping on his toes. After […]