The 13th Floor

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The REAL Story of BOOGIE NIGHTS: John Holmes and the Wonderland Murders

In 1997, Paul Thomas Anderson made his mark on Hollywood with a daring look at the “other” Hollywood. For those who still have not checked out this now-cult classic, BOOGIE NIGHTS is the story of Dirk Diggler, a young man with a unique endowment that makes him perfect for the adult film industry. Based on Anderson’s […]

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STORMSWEPT: The Line When Horror Becomes Porn

Blockbuster Video once stood astride the home video market like the Colossus of Rhodes. In the mid 1990s, if you wanted to see a film after its theatrical release, then you had little choice but to visit a Blockbuster Video. It’s where many people began their film education and where the masses went to check out […]

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CINEMA IN EXTREMIS: Erotic Artists INSIDE FLESH Blur the Line Between Sex and Horror [NSFW]

Welcome back, brave readers… this week, I’m going to be testing your tolerance in a slightly different way by daring to enter the endless, often hostile debate over the vague and ever-changing definitions of art and obscenity. I’m not going to recap the history of that argument; you can easily look up the works of […]