The 13th Floor

Films 

Will We Ever See A “Director’s Cut” Of EVENT HORIZON?

Ah, the directing career of Paul W.S. Anderson is something else, isn’t it? Hey, he launched the RESIDENT EVIL franchise, and people really seem to dig those flicks. But arguably, we can all agree that his 1997 flick EVENT HORIZON is “the good one” from his filmography, right? It’s been years since I’ve seen it, […]

Films Real Life Scares 

Is There Anything Scarier Than… Political Horror?

The scariest time of year is just around the corner. When all the creatures come out of their homes for one night looking to fill our pants with fear-created poop. Parents will hold their children closer as the cold, dark night descends upon them. Reporters will stand in random locations looking for survivors willing to tell their […]

Films 

JURASSIC PARK Is A Horror Movie (Just Deal With It)

Pretty soon now – if it hasn’t happened already – telling stories about working at a video store will be as synonymous with old age as complaining about walking to school, uphill, both ways, and in the snow. But when I worked at institutions like Hollywood Video and Laser Blazer, we used to have to […]

Films 

Is IN THE MOUTH OF MADNESS the Scariest Film of the 1990s?

If one may make a broad generalization about the bulk of the genre, horror movies tend to be about the fear of pain and death, usually by violent means. As audience members we can all relate, on a gut level, to the fear of being stabbed by another human being. Hence, it doesn’t take much […]