The 13th Floor

Films 

Watch the Skies! An Appreciation of Howard Hawks’ THE THING

Who goes there? Yikes – it’s THE THING (FROM ANOTHER WORLD) – the biggest, baddest granddaddy of them all! The groundbreaking 1951 film directed by Christian Nyby and produced by Howard Hawks was the first alien invader flick which promptly launched the modern sci-fi genre. Hot on the heels of the fist real-life UF0 sighting […]

Films 

Damp Dangers! Remembering DESTINATION INNER SPACE and LEVIATHAN

A group of scientists and military types, trapped in a remote base, discover an alien creature set upon the annihilation of the group… and perhaps all of mankind. Most genre fans will acknowledge this as the basic plot of Howard Hawks’ THE THING FROM ANOTHER WORLD (1951) and John Carpenter’s 1982 remake. Both films are […]