The 13th Floor

Films 

Euro-Sleaze: Landmarks in European Queer Cinema

The blame for my indoctrination into the human despair, psychological violence and sadistic glee of European Queer Cinema lies entirely with French writer, filmmaker and rape-survivor Virginie Despentes. In my boyhood I went along to a screening in Dublin’s IFI (Irish Film Institute) of her vengeance-themed and violently pornographic BAISE-MOI. The tagline piqued my morbid […]

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Slashback! 1981’s BLOODY MOON Gives New Meaning to “Senseless Violence”

When Euro-horror fans remember the late, great Jesús “Jess” Franco, their minds likely go straight to the surreal and erotic imagery of his cult classics VAMPYROS LESBOS or FEMALE VAMPIRE. But as you may know, Spain’s gone-but-not-forgotten cinematic sleazemeister dabbled in just about every film genre that ever existed (and probably made up a few of […]

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Gift Guide: December 2015 Horror Blu-Ray Check List!

Here’s the thing. I don’t know about you guys, but I’m a Blu-Ray fanatic. And there has never been a better time to track down and obtain some of our favorite horror and cult gems as there is now. So many terrific companies like Scream Factory, Severin Films, Synapse, Code Red, etc. are offering some […]

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Severin To Release COUNT DRACULA With Christopher Lee On Blu-Ray

The fine fiends over at Severin Films keep delivering the goods! Just announced, on December 8th, they’ll be releasing a Blu-Ray of Jess Franco’s 1970 classic COUNT DRACULA starring the late, great Christopher Lee! This will be the UNCUT version of the film, compete with the controversial previously deleted baby scene and it also includes […]

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New Cult Blu-Ray Announcements From ARROW US & SEVERIN UK!

To all our fellow Blu-Ray collectors out there, ARROW US just announced two titles that should spark your interest, WAKE UP AND KILL and WHAT HAVE YOU DONE TO SOLANGE? Meanwhile, Severin Films are releasing the Jess Franco flicks VAMPYROS LESBOS and SHE KILLED IN ECSTASY COME in the UK on Blu-Ray at the end of […]