The 13th Floor

TV 

Ryan Murphy’s FEUD and the Resurrection of Hagsploitation Horror

With the FX series FEUD: BETTE AND JOAN, AMERICAN HORROR STORY creator Ryan Murphy’s pathological adherence to cult affiliations continues with his immersive, semi-biographical exhumation of two of the most iconic figures in the narrative history of cinema — Joan Crawford and Bette Davis — and in the process resurrects a brief and bygone cinematic […]

Films 

Check Out the Creepy New Horror Short Film HAG!

Blumhouse.com is excited to debut the newest horror short from the very talented Erik Gardner. His new film, HAG, was inspired by a true story. Gardner states “HAG was actually conceived as a result of  living with an ex girlfriend of mine. There were some instances of sleepwalking that stirred my creative mind. So, after we broke apart I […]

Films 

Revisiting the Bizarre “Hollywood Hag” Genre

A salient line of dialogue from the rarely-mentioned 1996 comedy film THE FIRST WIVES CLUB really pinpointed the way women are treated by the Hollywood machine. In the film, Goldie Hawn — 50 at the time — plays an actress who finds that she is aging out of certain roles, and laments that Hollywood tends […]