The 13th Floor

Films 

In Light of GLASS, Here Are Five Realistic Horror Crossovers We’d Love to See

M. Night Shyamalan is preparing to make a cinematic decision that is going to open floodgates, new fans pouring in at an uncontrollable rate, while those of us who’ve spent a great number of years following Shyamalan’s work still stand confidently behind the man. Today may be the very best time to climb back on […]

Comic Books Films 

The Return Of Leslie Vernon! BEFORE THE MASK Comic Book In The Works!

There was a brief period of time there where it seemed like Anchor Bay could do no wrong, especially for a horror fan. After doing stellar editions of classics such as HALLOWEEN, DAWN OF THE DEAD and THE EVIL DEAD, not to mention putting out uncut versions of Dario Argento, Lucio Fulci and Lamberto Bava […]

Films 

How Do YOU Consume Horror? That’s The Topic On The Latest SHOCK WAVES!

Join your hosts Ryan Turek, Rob Galluzzo, Rebekah McKendry and Elric Kane as they catch up on all the latest horrors! First up, Ryan responds to the recent new HALLOWEEN movie announcement. Valentine’s Day just passed, so Ryan talks about the 2001 “slasher” VALENTINE, while Rob brings up his favorite moment from MY BLOODY VALENTINE […]

Films 

Julie Benz, Danielle Harris Check Into HAVENHURST, This February!

Here’s another interesting new horror flick to put on your radar! Coming February 10th from Brainstorm Media and Twisted Pictures is HAVENHURST, the new genre movie starring fan favorites Julie Benz and Danielle Harris. Directed by Andrew C. Erin, and co-written by Erin (SAM’S LAKE, SIMPLE THINGS) and Daniel Farrands (AMITYVILLE: THE AWAKENING, HAUNTING IN CONNECTICUT, […]

Films 

Who Are Our Modern Horror Icons?

One of the most majestic qualities of the horror genre is that it’s the one genre of film that once every couple of generations can introduce “icons” into the pop culture lexicon. Whether you’ve seen the famous Universal Monster movies or not, pretty much everyone the world over instantly recognizes Dracula, The Wolfman, Frankenstein’s Monster, […]

Toys 

5 Horror Villains Who Are Begging For Their Own Action Figures

As a lifelong buyer of toys, my office is absolutely cluttered with collectibles, so much so that I’m literally surrounded by my favorite horror characters every time I sit down to write. And at this point, there are very few iconic horror villains who aren’t represented on my shelves. I can remember a time, not […]

Films 

Who Would Win? HATCHET’s Victor Crowley VS BEHIND THE MASK’s Leslie Vernon!

Two of my favorite indie flicks from the 2000s both came from Anchor Bay Entertainment in 2006. HATCHET from writer/director Adam Green. And BEHIND THE MASK: THE RISE OF LESLIE VERNON from director Scott Glosserman and writer David Stieve. HATCHET told the story of a group of tourists stranded in the swamps of Louisiana after […]

Films 

NSFW! When Gore Matters: How The MPAA Is Cutting Out Context

When it comes to horror, I am a student of all its philosophies. I am equally a gore hound as I am an appreciator of slow-burn storytelling. I’m down with the psychological thriller just as much as I can get behind any franchise sequel. I’m terrified by true crime stories, but just as delighted by […]