The 13th Floor

Films Scary Fun 

13 Terrifying Things That Could Be Behind You Right Now…

It is, quite possibly, the oldest scare in the book. You look over somebody’s shoulder and yell “LOOK BEHIND YOU!” like you’ve just seen the scariest thing you’ve ever seen in your life, and then they turn around and see there’s nothing there. And then you laugh and laugh and probably get punched. Horror movies, […]

Films 

CHARACTER SHOWDOWN – Can There Only Be One Norman Bates?

This “Character Showdown” almost doesn’t seem fair, but it does warrant a serious discussion. When you say Norman Bates, it’s impossible not to immediately think of Anthony Perkins. And for quite a while there, it seemed as if no one else could possibly touch the role of Norman Bates without stepping on his toes. After […]

Films Music Scary Fun 

Check Out This MOTLEY CRUE / Norman Bates Mash-Up!

I love Norman Bates. And I love the PSYCHO franchise. And I also love music. Most people are aware of my love of PSYCHO, since I made a documentary honoring the franchise about 5 years back. And so anytime someone comes across (or even makes themselves) something cool and PSYCHO related, I usually find it in my […]

Films 

Nine Great Horror Films About Sexual Hysteria

Horror films are about more than a visceral thrill, or indulging in one’s personal streak of cruelty (there is definitely a dark pleasure in watching fictionalized human bodies being rent, eviscerated, and sometimes eaten). Horror films, when they’re at least ambitious, tend to tap into universal human fears: our fear of the unknown, fear of […]

Meet The Staff: 10 Questions With Blumhouse.com Senior Editor Rob Galluzzo

It’s time for the next in a series of candid interviews with the staff of Blumhouse Productions, in which we share our collective passion for all things scary, discuss our personal and career histories in the genre we all know and love, and maybe even share a few spooky stories. Today we sit down for […]

‘Norman, Is That You?’ An Interview with PSYCHO: SANITARIUM Author Chet Williamson

In 1959 Robert Bloch released Psycho, a tale of terror that would forever change the face of literary horror. A year later his tale of the ultimate mother’s boy was turned into a classic horror film directed by Alfred Hitchcock with a screenplay by Joseph Stefano. It wasn’t until 22 years later, in 1982, that […]

Films 

Original DRACULA Returns To The Big Screen 10/25 & 28!

One of the things I love about the Halloween season is that just about every revival theater has got a killer horror filled schedule to sedate even the most insatiable of horror fans! Turner Classic Movies is getting in on the fun with wide releases of horror classics. Just last month, they hosted 2 night’s […]

TV 

Jamie Lee Curtis Pays Tribute To PSYCHO On SCREAM QUEENS!

This is just plain cool! Jamie Lee Curtis just shared this photograph on her Instagram account with this caption: “Just recreated, with help from the amazing crew, a shot by shot of my mother’s famous shower scene from Hitchcock’s PSYCHO for @screamqueensfox #screamqueens Ryan Murphy and co. wrote it into a special episode and it […]