The 13th Floor

Films 

6 Legendary Female Horror Directors from Film History

Female directors are finally on the rise in the horror industry, though there is still a long way to go. As we applaud the talented works of contemporary filmmakers like Jennifer Kent, Karyn Kusama, and Jen and Sylvia Soska, let’s also take a moment to look back at some of the ladies who have laid the groundwork […]

Films 

Weird, Wonderful, and Surreal Cinema: Getting Lost in MESHES OF THE AFTERNOON

Back in 1943, a wild and highly creative woman named Maya Deren was writing and directing movies. They were horror-ish, experimental, and all really weird. Deren didn’t somehow break the still-thriving gender ceiling in Hollywood. She chose to work outside the system making bizarre films that subverted the studios and flourishing externally from the prevailing boys’ […]