The 13th Floor

Films 

Rare Clips from Hitchcock’s Unmade Found-Footage Project KALEIDOSCOPE

It may come as a surprise that Alfred Hitchcock — one of the world’s most respected filmmakers, widely considered “The Master of Suspense” — sometimes had great difficulty getting a new film project off the ground. Although we all know about his successes (PSYCHO, THE BIRDS, REAR WINDOW, VERTIGO, NORTH BY NORTHWEST, NOTORIOUS, REBECCA, and […]

Films 

Five Underrated Alfred Hitchcock Thrillers

Forty years ago, Alfred Hitchcock’s last movie hit theaters, after the master filmmaker spent over 50 years directing ambitious, influential features. You don’t have to be a classic cinema snob to know Alfred Hitchcock. Even people who have never seen his films can name a few off the top of their head: PSYCHO, REAR WINDOW, […]

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. […]