The 13th Floor


5 Horror Movie Posters That Might Scare Your Roommates Away

Movie posters are among the most powerful tools for drawing attention to films we might never have known existed… but they can also be amazing works of art that can bring a touch of personality to a plain, boring white wall. But today, we will be unlocking a new and functional side of horror posters […]


SADAKO VS KAYAKO (THE RING VS THE GRUDGE) Debuts On Shudder 1/26! New Trailer!

This is it! Here in America, we’ve been patiently awaiting the showdown between two of Japan’s most iconic horror villains. That’s right, SADAKO VS KAYAKO! And I know you’ve been waiting patiently too because every time we’ve posted about it (here and here), we immediately saw a huge enthusiastic response. The film opened overseas last […]


A Look Back At Every Trailer From THE RING Franchise!

Yesterday, Paramount Pictures dropped the latest theatrical poster for RINGS, the latest in the Samara saga, which is meant to revive THE RING franchise. With the February 3rd release date looming, perhaps we’ll get another trailer to tease a bit more about the movie before it hits theaters? But regardless, when a new entry in […]

Real Life Scares Scary Fun 

These SCARY Window Decal Faces SHOULD Discourage High Beam Usage!

Have you ever been on the road and have some jerk just rev and ride up your ass, then start flashing their high beams at you? What’s the rush?! Well, apparently this scenario happens all too often in China, and one company has come up with a fairly reasonable solution. How ’bout we scare the […]


Before THE GRUDGE, Takashi Shimizu Made This Terrifying 3 Minute Short Film!

Most horror fans are very familiar with the film JU-ON which was remade as the THE GRUDGE in the USA, both of which were directed and written by Takashi Shimizu. Several years prior to that, Shimizu created an intensely scary short film called KATASUMI aka IN A CORNER as a segment for a made-for-TV project. It is […]


THE RING VS THE GRUDGE On The Baseball Field! SADAKO Throws Out The 1st Pitch!

Seriously, the marketing behind the upcoming “grudge” match between SADAKO VS KAYAKO continues to get better and better. If you missed it, there were a series of public service announcement commercials, Kayako now has an Instagram account and the trailers have been so much fun thus far. Well, today they took it even one step […]


Marketing Win! SADAKO & KAYAKO Encourage Theater Etiquette In These TV Spots!

How else could the marketing behind the upcoming showdown movie SADAKO VS KAYAKO get any better? Yesterday, we pointed out that Kayako currently has an Instagram account you can follow. And in prep for the battle of the century between the lead villains of THE RING (RINGU) and THE GRUDGE (JU-ON) franchises, now there’s a […]

Films Scary Fun 

Kayako From THE GRUDGE Has An Instagram Account

Here at the offices, we’re huge fans of Japanese horror and in particular, both the original THE RING and THE GRUDGE franchises. So naturally, like a lot of you out there, we’re beyond excited for this summer’s showdown between their lead specters. SADAKO VS KAYAKO opens in Japan on June 18th, and we’ve already […]


Revisiting The Original RING Movies RINGU & RINGU 2!

The late 90’s was a strange time for horror. Riding off the wave set about by Wes Craven’s smash success SCREAM, the Hollywood machine began churning out “slasher” whodunits, each one more intricate, slightly bonkers and more sarcastic & cynical than the last. But over in Japan, a cultural phenomenon was about to break that […]


6 Foreign Horror Movies We Want On Blu-Ray

Yesterday, we looked at 6 classic horror titles that, for whatever reason, have not made the upgrade to Blu-Ray, at least commercially here in the States. Cultivating that list of movies managed to get me thinking about a lot of other deserving flicks that still haven’t been given the proper high def / special edition […]


Coming This Summer, It’s THE RING VS THE GRUDGE!

What started out as a fan-made teaser trailer for a hypothetical mash-up between the Japanese horror franchises THE RING (RINGU) and THE GRUDGE (JU-ON) has taken on a life of its own! Based on the over-enthusiastic response to that fan trailer, it convinced Kadokawa and NBC Universal Japan to produce a proper THE RING VS THE GRUDGE […]