The 13th Floor

Films 

ATTN: NY! Teaser For Mario Bava Retrospective Event Is Here!

Now, this is just excellent. If you’re a New Yorker, you’re going to want to mark your calendar down for the dates between July 14th through the 25th. Manhattan’s Quad Cinema will be hosting a retrospective of the work of Italian master Mario Bava. 21 titles, 13 on 35mm, including BLACK SABBATH, the U.S. premiere […]

Films 

The Haunted World of Mario Bava’s PLANET OF THE VAMPIRES

From the forbidden reaches of interstellar space a distress call is answered and the would-be rescuers become the victims of an alien terror meeting death in the most horrible ways imaginable. Sound familiar? Well then, you might be a fan of director Mario Bava’s stylish, low budget, promethean nightmare, PLANET OF THE VAMPIRES. Bava, perhaps […]

Films 

The Horrifying Death Of FRIDAY THE 13TH 4’s Rob Dier

The most horrifying death in all of the FRIDAY THE 13th franchise barely even takes place on screen…and no, it’s not kid Jason. Like any self-respecting horror fan who grew up with a VCR and cable in the 1980s, I’ve seen every FRIDAY movie at least a dozen times each. They’re horror comfort food, demanding […]

Music 

Talkin’ Tracks – Death To All But Metal

“Woe to you, oh Earth and Sea, for the Devil sends the beast with wrath, Because he knows the time is short. Let him who hath understanding reckon the number of the beast, for it is a human number, its number is Six hundred and sixty six.” – Iron Maiden – The Number Of The […]

Films Real Life Scares 

The Gravestones of 13 Famous Horror Icons

It’s always a thrill to meet a celebrity or some other personality that you admire. If we have the wherewithal, we can keep our cool, have a casual conversation and perhaps convey how much we admire that person without coming across as a blithering goon. Have we not the wherewithal, well we are so starstruck […]

Films 

Does Classic Italian Eurohorror Have a Place in the Modern Genre?

The following guest editorial was written by Ted Geoghegan, writer/director of this year’s new horror sensation WE ARE STILL HERE, which premieres today on Blu-ray & DVD. While most would agree the modern slasher film was born in Canada with 1974’s BLACK CHRISTMAS, it rose to prominence in the United States, where, to this day, […]