The 13th Floor

Films 

The Suburban Nightmares of Todd Solondz

Todd Solondz is largely considered an infamous and controversial filmmaker. During his career, the writer-director has enjoyed pulling back the twitching curtain on the quintessential suburban facade, revealing a gallery of the grotesque hidden behind the pristine picket fences, innocuous bake sales, pleasant PTA meetings and seemingly well-adjusted American families. The director has delved into […]

Films 

Horror At The Oscars! PART ONE!

The Academy Awards were televised beginning in 1953, and the first horror performer to accept an Oscar on TV was Best Supporting Actress Ruth Gordon for Roman Polanski’s 1968 classic ROSEMARY’S BABY; you can watch her win below. In hindsight, though, it’s positively scandalous that this landmark, hugely influential film only received one other nomination, […]

Films 

TWICE-TOLD TERROR: THE WICKER MAN vs. THE WICKER MAN

THE WICKER MAN is a revered classic of subtle dread with an incendiary pay-off. The remake with Nicolas Cage has also become the stuff of legend – internet memes about those darn bees! Ballyhooed as “The CITIZEN KANE of horror films” (whatever THAT means) THE WICKER MAN (1973) has had a long and tortuous history. […]