The 13th Floor

Films 

DOUBLE TAKE – FRIDAY THE 13TH (1980) / FRIDAY THE 13TH (2009)

To me, the key to a truly great “remake” of a pre-existing horror film is simple. Would the new update make a good double feature with the original movie? When it comes to programming a double bill, the goal is to find two movies with a similar theme that would complement each other. And there’s […]

Films Music 

Remember When Freddy Krueger Had An Album With The ELM STREET GROUP?

It’s amazing to look back to the peak of the NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET popularity and see just how far Freddy-Mania went. Trading cards, sticker books, an impossible to figure out board game, a Maxx FX action figure, a 1-900 Hot Line, a wrist watch, a talking Freddy doll! Oh, the irony of toys being […]

Films Scary Fun 

Horror Icons With Cats! A Chat With Kat Philbin!

As I’ve mentioned quite a bit on this site already, I love Hyaena Gallery, and I love their roster of artists. One of the most unique and different of the bunch is the incredibly talented Kat Philbin. There’s a quirky sense of fun and whimsical in her illustrations and yet an underlining dark humor to her […]

Films Scary Fun 

When Freddy Met Jason… And Leatherface And Michael Myers

It was Halloween weekend of 2003 while I was attending the 25th anniversary convention in Pasadena that I first became familiar with this epic photograph of Freddy with Jason, Leatherface and Michael Myers. Until then, I was completely unaware of its existence, or even the fact that these legendary titans of terror had ever been […]

Films 

The Ink Spatters Art of Kevin Spencer

Kevin Spencer is a man with demons. The visual kind. A working artist who specializes in not only creatively impressive dark art, Spencer also has done an excellent job turning horror’s various icons into some awesome looking portraits, shirts and various other designs that are quickly making him one of the few up and coming […]

Films Toys 

Check Out These MUST OWN Horror Candles!

As die-hard horror fans, I think it’s just programmed into our DNA that we must collect and all cool looking horror related stuff. But sometimes, these hobbies of ours can get expensive! While there’s always a slew of companies producing amazing sculpts, busts and model kits, what alternatives are there for those of us that […]

Films 

5 Things We Want To See In The Next ‘NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET’

Last month, it was reported that New Line Cinema has dreams of conjuring up another remake to the late, great Wes Craven’s seminal horror classic A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET. Like most fans, I took and accepted the news with much trepidation and skepticism, especially considering the general fan consensus regarding the 2010 Platinum Dunes reboot. But […]

Films 

Mondo Unveils These “Slasher” Sweaters!

If you’ve ever had the desire to own some sweaters and scarves based upon the holy trinity of terror, A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET, FRIDAY THE 13TH or HALLOWEEN, luckily Mondo has got you covered! They’ve just announced and posted a series of horror apparel to “keep you warm this fall” season! The limited designs […]

Films 

A Wes Craven Tribute Worthy Of The “Master Of Horror”

Since the news of Wes Craven’s passing, a lot of people have done various tributes, editorials and testimonials to the “master of horror’s” legacy. But one in particular worth sharing is this video essay put together by Nelson Carvajal for RogerEbert.com. Craven was a truly gifted and intellectual filmmaker that managed to challenge the way […]