The 13th Floor

Films 

THE HORROR OF PARTY BEACH! Let’s Kill Again Like We Did Last Summer

“Out of the sea THEY came …transforming a carefree, twisting and frolic-filled teen age beach party into a nightmare” of blood and tattered bikinis. Welcome to THE HORROR OF PARTY BEACH – a “new” kind of cinema – the world’s first monster movie musical – or so the producers claimed. The year is 1964 and […]

Films Scary Fun 

Slashback! Why JAWS 2 is Really Just a Slasher Movie with a Shark

Enjoying Shark Week, everyone? Well, far be it from me to steer the boat too far off-course while there’s prime fodder for my companion “Snark Week” theme. (If you’re wondering what that is, check out this in-depth thesis on the SyFy epic GHOST SHARK, and learn why you must drop everything and watch it immediately.) […]

Films 

#RESPECT Goes To Marge From JAWS 2, Genuine Hero

Sometimes, there are characters in genre pictures that are so darned righteous and awesome, you can’t stop thinking about them or their amazing feats long after the movie is over. This column is dedicated to those cinematic bad-asses that keep us coming back for more. Now, look – if I could, I’d pretty much dedicate […]

Films 

Sequel Craze! Revisiting JAWS 2 And THE OMEN 2!

When it comes to planning these weekly double features, you always want to find two films with similar themes that will make for an entertaining 3 hour block. This column began primarily as an excuse to revisit original movies and pair them up with their remakes, a surefire way to decide if a remake truly […]

Films 

Time To Get Your Daily JAWS Fix!

JAWS is arguably one of the 5 best movies ever made. No doubt, if you’re on this site, it’s probably among your personal favorites as well. And while I love the original, and unabashedly adore the sequels as well, there’s only so many times you can watch them in a day, right? Is daily too much? […]

Films 

#RESPECT – Why JAWS Hero Chief Brody Is One Of Horror’s Biggest Badasses

Sometimes, there are characters in genre pictures that are so darned bad-ass, that you can’t stop thinking about them or their amazing feats long after the movie is over. This column is dedicated to those cinematic heroes that keep us coming back for more. And who better to launch this column with than the one and […]