The 13th Floor

Toys 

Artist Remakes ’80s Line of Kenner’s GHOSTBUSTERS Monster Toys!

The movie was remade, so why not the toys?! Released in June of 1984, the original GHOSTBUSTERS was a smash hit at the box office, going on to become the second highest-grossing film of that year and eventually spawning a media franchise that has continually become more and more popular in the past 30+ years. […]

Films 

Class In Session! Behold This Gorgeous 12 Minute HISTORY OF HORROR in Cinema

Ever get into an excited debate with friends and fellow movie lovers about the greatest horror movie scenes? Or try to explain the genre in your own words to someone that doesn’t “get” horror? Well Diego Carrera created this created this amazing video to guide you through 121 years worth of horror cinema! The 12 […]

Comic Books Films 

Marvel Movies Phase IV — Bring on the MONSTERS!

An open letter to Marvel Films. Hi, Marvel! How’s things? Bet you’re feeling pretty good about that whole CIVIL WAR thing, right? And you have DOCTOR STRANGE coming around the corner, too. It’s hard to believe that you’re already ramping up for Phase III. Now, I’m sure it’s already come up in conversations around The […]

Films 

Count Down! Remembering Hammer’s DRACULA HAS RISEN FROM THE GRAVE

At the end of the 1965 Hammer film DRACULA, PRINCE OF DARKNESS, the Count (Christopher Lee) takes a seesaw ride on a block of frozen pond water, thanks to a clergyman with a shotgun. The vampire king is sent to his supposed doom in the icy waters of the Transylvanian Alps. It is an awkward, […]

Films Scary Fun 

MONSTERPALOOZA 2016 Successfully Slays Through Pasadena!

Twice a year, we’re treated to one of the biggest and best conventions in the States, MONSTERPALOOZA! For the last 6 years, the event, which focuses primarily on the celebration of special FX make-up, has been housed ably in the Burbank Marriott hotel and each & every year, the show keeps growing by leaps and bounds. […]

Films 

Here’s How You Could Have Remade WAXWORK

I’m a huge fan of monster mashes. I mean, I think we all are, right? We grow up watching these larger than life characters that fill us with both fright and delight, and for whatever reason, we immediately start contemplating what the odds would be like if they ever faced off against each other. My […]

Real Life Scares 

This is Exactly How Long it Takes a Vampire to Suck You Dry

While science has yet to conclusively prove the existence of vampires, some of the greatest minds in the field have spent some time looking into the matter… including a recent study by physics students at the University of Leicester in the UK. Testing the principles of fluid dynamics, the students decided to calculate how long […]

Films 

Behold This (SUICIDE) MONSTER SQUAD Trailer!

I love recut trailers. They can remind you how awesome a movie is. And in today’s pop culture savvy world, people get creative with any number of mash-ups they can think of, hence this You Tube clip I came across from user ThatMattCaronGuy which recuts Fred Dekker’s beloved 1987 film THE MONSTER SQUAD in the […]

Real Life Scares 

Take a Look at the Real Life Dracula’s Castle!

Welcome to Bran Castle! This cheery abode is the actual inspiration for the castle that Bram Stoker used in his legendary novel DRACULA. Situated in Romania on the Transylvanian border, Stoker was deeply effected by the castle’s vast corridors, dark dungeon, and gothic towers so much so that he made it the home of the […]

Films 

6 Horror Titles We Need On Blu-Ray

We live in glorious times, my friends. At this point, with the advent of the Blu-Ray format, giant high def, 3-D TVs, quality speakers, etc. – it’s fairly common to have a home set-up that rivals that of your local movie theater. And for the most part, all of our favorite horror classics have been […]

Films 

Death by Laughter: Five Great American Made Horror Comedies

There are two things I love more than just about anything else in this world: being scared and laughing. Lucky for me, I get to do both every time I look in the mirror, but for you handsome gentlemen and lovely ladies reading this, that is not an option – you’re all cute as buttons! […]

Films 

Five MORE Horror Franchises That Would Make Great Video Games

It has been pointed out, time and time again, that making scary video games is really, really hard. The element of interactivity can either be used to insinuate the player into an eerie new world of all-consuming dread, or to constantly remind them that the game they are playing is a falsehood, and not particularly […]

Films 

Horror At The Oscars! PART THREE!

Last night, MAD MAX: FURY ROAD took home 6 Academy Awards (!) for Best Costume Design, Production Design, Makeup & Hairstyling, Film Editing, and both Sound Mixing and Editing. But in the late 1980s and early 1990s, Oscar was more about madwomen than mad men. In 1988, FATAL ATTRACTION got six nominations, including Best Picture, […]