The 13th Floor

What Happened to All the Horror Superheroes?

From about 2010 through 2015, audiences could rely on the regular appearance of sternly-worded editorials from just about every entertainment journalism outlet that the superhero film trend – that unstoppable pop culture steamroller – was on the verge of collapse. The editorialists, likely operating from a place of healthy blockbuster fatigue, kept on pointing out […]

A Sneak Preview of 2017’s New Horror Comics!

As 2016 comes to a close, many people wish it good riddance with an eye towards the new year. With that comes a new slate of comics to look forward to: Marvel’s got huge monsters; Vampirella awakens in the future at Dynamite; and at Dark Horse, Angel earns his first solo series in a long […]

Films 

A Look At The LACMA’s Guillermo del Toro Exhibit!

Guillermo del Toro is one of us. OK. Except ridiculously talented. And wealthy enough to buy any cool and creepy thing he desires. But basically, he’s one of us! On top of helming films such as CRONOS, MIMIC, THE DEVIL’S BACKBONE, PAN’S LABYRINTH, BLADE 2, the two HELLOBOY films, PACIFIC RIM and CRIMSON PEAK, you’ll […]

Films 

Who Are The NEW Masters of Horror…?

Wes Craven. John Carpenter. George Romero. Alfred Hitchcock. The horror genre doesn’t just have great directors, we practically have royalty. At some point we declared the greatest horror filmmakers in the land to be our “Masters of Horror,” and all was basically well. But then something weird happened. We stopped. Your mileage might vary on […]