The 13th Floor

Films 

Slashback! Is 1978’s THE TOOLBOX MURDERS Based on a Real-Life Crime Spree?

[Warning: NSFW content ahead] Before we get into the seedy, grimy and straight-up deranged exercise that is Dennis Donnelly’s THE TOOLBOX MURDERS, let’s jump all the way to the film’s dubious one-paragraph epilogue (don’t worry, no serious spoilers here), which begins with the following statement: “The events dramatized in this film actually took place in […]

Films 

It’s Time To Give John Carpenter’s VILLAGE OF THE DAMNED Another Look

If you grew up as huge a fan of the work of John Carpenter as I did, well then, we are living in glorious times! I’m proud to own just about his entire filmography now on Blu-Ray, with the exception of SOMEONE’S WATCHING ME (his 1978 TV movie starring Lauren Hutton which I do have on […]

Films Real Life Scares 

The Terrifying Real-Life Murders That Inspired THE TOWN THAT DREADED SUNDOWN

The newspapers called him “The Phantom Killer,” and referred to his crimes as “The Texarkana Moonlight Murders.” News of the bizarre and horrific killings transfixed an entire nation on the small town of Texarkana, Texas in early 1946, and the case remains one of the most notorious unsolved crimes in U.S. history. You probably know […]

Films 

Bizarre New Teaser Launched for BOOGEYMAN: REINCARNATION

Not too long ago we revisited Ulli Lommel’s surreal 1980 slasher THE BOOGEYMAN, which I still feel doesn’t get nearly the love it deserves. After a couple of forgettable sequels and a sorta-reboot — though in name only — from Sam Raimi’s Ghosthouse Pictures in 2005 (which spawned sequels of its own), it appears the […]

Films 

Behold the First Official New GHOSTBUSTERS Cast Photo!

Proton packs fully charged, the new GHOSTBUSTERS team is ready to kick some ectoplasmic ass… and now we have photographic evidence to prove it! While director Paul Feig has previously offered fans some excellent behind-the-scenes sneaks of the cast, their uniforms and gear (even the new ECTO-1), the above image is the first official shot […]

Films Toys 

Leprechauns, Graboids & Killer Klowns: SOTA Toys’ Unreleased “Now Playing” Series 4

Toys based on our favorite horror movies are pretty prevalent on shelves nowadays, thanks largely to companies like NECA and Funko. But there was a time, not all that long ago, where that wasn’t quite the case. In the late ’90s, Todd McFarlane’s McFarlane Toys brought many beloved horror icons into our action figure collections […]

Films 

GODZILLA Will Clash With KONG in Upcoming Sequel!

Warner Brothers and Legendary Pictures have big plans for both the GODZILLA and KING KONG movie franchises: not only do they have a sequel to Gareth Edwards’ 2014 hit in the works and a KONG feature entitled SKULL ISLAND, but they also announced a crossover project which will pit the two classic titans against each […]