The 13th Floor

Films 

Welcome To Helloween! New Short Film Shows THE RISE OF THE BOOGEYMEN!

What is it about monster mashes that get us horror fans all riled up? Over the years, it’s become my favorite sub-genre of horror. Everything from ABBOTT & COSTELLO MEET FRANKENSTEIN to HOUSE OF FRANKENSTEIN to WAXWORK and THE MONSTER SQUAD. There’s something about seeing multiple monsters share screen time together that’s exciting! And while […]

Films TV 

AMERICAN HORROR STORY, SUSPIRIA and HELLRAISER – This Week’s Horror News Rundown

We’re back! Did you miss us? The horror news isn’t going to rundown itself, you know, and after a week off (to get married, so I’m comfortable with my excuse) the horror stories have been propagating, giving birth to a heaving brood of exciting updates about popular television shows, classic films and upcoming franchise installments […]

Comic Books Films 

Check out the New HELLRAISER Comic Book Coming Soon

This past weekend at the Los Angeles Comic Convention, Clive Barker’s company (Seraphim, Inc) annouced they are releasing an all new HELLRAISER anthology comic book. HELLRAISER: ANTHOLOGY will be due out in Spring of 2017 and will feature a number of twisted short tales from the Hellraiser mythos and cenobite lore. The collection includes several writing […]

Scary Fun 

QUIZ: Which of These Horror Classics Has Been Remade?

Despite an increasing exhaustion with the trend, the continuous remaking of well-known films (usually the ones  that were seminal to Gen-Xers) persists. Many, many studios, resting comfortably on a bed of brand-name recognition, have forced us to re-watch, re-analyze, and reconsider just about anything even vaguely recognizable to a mass audience. It’s easy to see […]

Films 

What the Hell Was That Thing?: Explaining The Engineer from HELLRAISER

There is a scene about halfway through Clive Barker’s 1987 classic HELLRAISER where Kirsty (Ashley Laurence) has just learned that her dead uncle Frank has been resurrected as a skinless incubus who is being fed blood and flesh by her wicked stepmother. Frank was brought back to life by the famous Lament Configuration, a puzzle […]

Films 

Are We Stuck in the ’80s? The Pros and Cons of Horror Nostalgia

As it has been stated by a slew of critics over the course of cinema history, horror is the one genre that will never die. In terms of mainstream cinematic entertainment, other trends fall in and out of fashion, and certain genres rise and fall at the mercy of popular opinion. Horror, however, has always […]

Films 

Class In Session! Behold This Gorgeous 12 Minute HISTORY OF HORROR in Cinema

Ever get into an excited debate with friends and fellow movie lovers about the greatest horror movie scenes? Or try to explain the genre in your own words to someone that doesn’t “get” horror? Well Diego Carrera created this created this amazing video to guide you through 121 years worth of horror cinema! The 12 […]

Scary Fun 

Visit Gregory Burkart’s Secret Library of Erotic Horror Fiction

As an avid horror reader and long-time connoisseur of extreme tales, I’ve always been fascinated by the long partnership between sex and monsters on the printed page. I’m not talking about horror stories that just happen to have sex scenes in them; I mean serious horror, with real scares, where sexuality is the central theme… […]

Films 

We Need More Kid Horror!

When I was a kid, horror was everywhere. For the adults you had THE SHINING, CAT PEOPLE, MISERY and SILENCE OF THE LAMBS. For the teens there was FRIDAY THE 13th, NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET, EVIL DEAD and HELLRAISER. For we youngsters, there was POLTERGEIST, GREMLINS, BEETLEJUICE and MONSTER SQUAD. Everyone had something that could […]

Comic Books Films Scary Fun 

10 Awesome HELLRAISER/ Pinhead Stories that Should Be Made Into Movies

Out of all of the major franchises, HELLRAISER has always been my favorite. Whereas Jason and Michael Myers are fascinating mindless killing machines stalking unwary campers and babysitters, Pinhead and the Cenobites have a lot more going on in my eyes, and the landscape of “hell on earth” has endless possibilities. Years ago, the rather […]

Comic Books Scary Fun 

5 Great Horror Comics You Probably Haven’t Heard Of

It’s been over half a decade since horror comics reigned supreme, and superhero comics were all but passé. But the genre never left the stands completely, and has been constantly reinventing itself to suit the needs of generation after generation. There have always been breakout horror comics that everybody knows about – THE WALKING DEAD, […]

Films 

THE FINAL CHAPTER: When Horror Franchises Call It Quits

On this week’s Killer POV episode, aptly titled “The Final Chapter,” we delved into a discussion about the final films in various horror franchises. What constitutes the “final” film? FRIDAY THE 13th, for example, is a curious beast. Technically, they named Part 4 “THE FINAL CHAPTER.” But that was followed up by “A NEW BEGINNING.” […]

Toys 

Five Unreleased Horror Toys That We Still Want!

As horror fans, we are completely spoiled with an endless array of toys, action figures, and collectibles that pay tribute to our favorite films. With companies like NECA, Mezco, and Funko continually stepping outside the box and bringing us toys we never even imagined displaying on our shelves, it’s a pretty damn good time to […]