The 13th Floor

Films video games 

How Italian Horror Cinema Inspired Survival Horror Video Games

Survival horror video games have changed a lot over the years — especially as the technology evolved along with our sensibilities. Soon, we’ll be able to play RESIDENT EVIL 7, OUTLAST 2, and DEATH STRANDING with VR options, putting players in the midst of total terror. But to understand where the subgenre is today, we […]

Films Scary Fun 

Slashback! Why CEMETERY OF TERROR is Mexico’s Best Slasher EVER

I know you’ve been missing my regular column on vintage slasher flicks… but it’s okay, you don’t have to reveal your dark and secret shame by admitting it. If you’re familiar with my previous installments, you know I tend to focus on more obscure oddities from the often-maligned slasher subgenre, as opposed to the classic […]

Films Music 

BEYONDFEST 2016 Report: THE BEYOND Live Re-Score With Fabio Frizzi!

What’s amazing about our beloved genre is that you don’t have to look far to find a great film festival, convention or event celebrating horror and cult cinema, both of the present and the past. At this point, there are dozens of top-notch, beautifully curated festivals all over the world; each shining the spotlight on […]

Films Music 

BEYOND FEST Announces Full 2016 Slate – Guests include Paul Schrader, Kurt Russell, James Gunn, Ti West, RZA, and more!

Los Angeles, CA – Thursday, September 8, 2016 – Beyond Fest, the highest attended genre film festival in the US, is excited to announce its full slate of 2016 programming featuring 27 events and 23 West Coast premieres of mind-bending movie madness. Presented by Shudder, Beyond Fest returns to Hollywood’s famed Egyptian Theatre for 12 […]

Films Scary Fun 

Blumhouse Asks: Who’s Your Favorite Zombie?

And now for something a little different. We here at Blumhouse love horror, and we love sharing our expertise with all of you, but we also want to give you a voice here at the site. That’s why we’re starting a new series called BLUMHOUSE ASKS, in which we ask you all a question on […]

Comic Books Films 

10 Franchises We’d Love To See As Comic Books

Growing up, my two greatest loves were horror movies and comic books. So when Marvel very briefly flirted with doing a series based on A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET, it was nirvana for me! (Read all about it here.) Although cancelled after 2 issues, other comic companies in the early 90’s picked up the mantle […]

Films Music 

BEYOND FEST MADNESS! Fabio Frizzi Live! EVIL DEAD! BETTER OFF DEAD!

The 3rd annual Beyond Fest has kicked off over at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood, California and judging from the first 4 days, it’s off to a stellar start! While the event kicked off with a special screening of the new Tom Hardy movie LEGEND on Thursday October 1st, this writer wasn’t able to make it down until […]

Films 

BEYOND THE BEYOND – We Talk Lucio Fulci with Bob Murawski!

If you’re even just a casual horror fan, then no doubt you’re familiar with the work of Lucio Fulci. And while everyone has their favorite of his filmography, no one can deny the power of THE BEYOND, which thanks to Grindhouse Releasing has just been given a beautiful, immaculate Blu-Ray release. A few days back, […]