The 13th Floor


Slashback! “Chalmers the Embalmers” Run a B&B to Die For in 1980’s FUNERAL HOME

It’s a wonderful time for fans of slasher cinema’s Golden Age — whether you first made the genre’s acquaintance while browsing lurid VHS box art in your favorite Mom & Pop video stores, or are just now discovering the bizarre bounty of early indie slasher titles. Over the last few years in particular, fan-operated labels are […]


Slashback! Revenge is Served Ice-Cold in 1983’s CURTAINS

Many slashers from the genre’s Golden Age — beginning with John Carpenter’s 1978 HALLOWEEN and continuing through the next few years — gained notoriety from memorable murder set-pieces (a tradition dating back to the Italian giallo, arguably the slasher’s closest cinematic relative); some noteworthy examples include Kevin Bacon’s bunk-bed skewering in FRIDAY THE 13TH or […]