The 13th Floor

Films 

Robert Rodriguez Tackling ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK Remake; John Carpenter Approves!

On Friday afternoon, word started spreading online that filmmaker Robert Rodriguez was “in talks” to direct the long in development remake of John Carpenter’s cult classic ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK. I held off on posting about it here, because “in talks” means just that. In talks. And that’s never a sure fire, done deal. In […]

Films 

Revisiting The Double Bill Spectacle That Is GRINDHOUSE!

When you stop to think about it, Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino’s 2007 GRINDHOUSE double feature was one of the most ambitious and radical ideas intended for the general theatergoing audience. After all, if you live anywhere near a good revival house, it’s not uncommon to catch pairings of two similarly-themed movies, share in the […]

Films 

From Splatter To Star: 5 Of Tom Savini’s Best Performances

Tom Savini is so, so many things. Sure, he’s the Godfather of Gore, the gutsy effects master that redefined splatter and severed limbs for an entire generation of filmgoers with his work in DAWN OF THE DEAD, FRIDAY THE 13TH, and MANIAC. And yes, he’s also an expert stuntman and director who, with his own […]