The 13th Floor

Films 

Maul in the Family: Hitchcock’s PSYCHO vs. Castle’s HOMICIDAL! (Part 2)

If you missed Part 1 yesterday, be sure to check it out here! When PSYCHO became a runaway success, keeping an eye on the grosses was Alfred Hitchcock’s erstwhile rival, William Castle. Knowing what Hitch had wrought, Castle was determined to beat him at his own game. Castle, who had dropped out of school to […]

Films 

Maul in the Family: Hitchcock’s PSYCHO vs. Castle’s HOMICIDAL! (Part 1)

When Alfred Hitchcock stole a page from William Castle’s gimmicky playbook, Castle out psycho-ed PSYCHO with his very own HOMICIDAL. Break out the candy corn… things are about to get murderlicious! Following the disastrous response to Alfred Hitchcock’s personal masterpiece of sexual obsession VERTIGO, the Master of Suspense was on the ropes — both personally […]

Meet the Staff: 10 Questions With Blumhouse Writer Stephen Johnson

Our ongoing series of interviews with the Blumhouse crew continues, in which we share our collective passion for all things scary, discuss our personal and career histories in the genre we all know and love, reveal our favorite films, and maybe even share a few spooky stories. Today we sit down for a Q&A with […]

Films 

The Awesomely Twisted Films of Frank Henenlotter

To know Frank Henenlotter is to love him. If you consider yourself to have a love of horror movies, a slightly twisted sense of humor, and a deep abiding love of all things grindhouse, then Frank Henenlotter is a filmmaker you must become instantly intimate with (and if you read that to be sexual, I’m […]

Films 

Glass Eye Pix Gets Real with SATAN HATES YOU Director James Felix McKenney

The folks at indie horror powerhouse Glass Eye Pix continue to celebrate their 30th Anniversary with the next installment in an ongoing series of mini-documentaries on the company’s many creative collaborators and contributors (if you missed it, be sure to check out this profile of animator Beck Underwood, whose work with creepy dolls and toys will […]

Music 

Watch Joe Lynch’s Video for Faith No More’s ‘Sunny Side Up!’

Genre fans know actor/director Joe Lynch for his work on WRONG TURN 2, CHILLERAMA and KNIGHTS OF BADASSDOM, as well as his roles in HATCHET II and Adam Green’s horror sitcom HOLLISTON… but he also cut his directorial teeth on some excellent music videos – most memorably his holy-shit amazing EVIL DEAD-themed short for Strapping […]

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Films 

We Interview GOOSEBUMPS Director Rob Letterman!

Nostalgia rules at the box office, but although films like TRANSFORMERS and TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES are making a mint off of our collective interest in kids stuff from the 1980s and 1990s, their filmmakers aren’t responsible for shoving every last part of their respective franchises into a single film. Rob Letterman’s job was quite […]

Films 

EXCLUSIVE: Watch a Nail-Biting Clip from THE DEMOLISHER

Canadian genre director Gabriel Carrer (IN THE HOUSE OF FLIES) has unleashed a brutal new force onto the screen in the form of psycho-thriller THE DEMOLISHER, which recently won the Silver Audience Award at Montreal’s Fantasia Film Festival. Ahead of its next round of screenings – beginning October 12th and 13th at Spain’s prestigious Sitges […]