The 13th Floor

Films Music 

Quintessential Vinyl: The Howard Shore Scores for David Croneberg

One of the advantages of being a writer and getting the opportunity to work from home, primarily, is that I have access to my entire record collection. For me, there’s nothing more comforting or soothing than writing while the scores to some of my favorite films spin in the background. And with the vinyl craze on […]

Films Scary Fun 

List Video: The Best Head Explosions in Horror Movies

Blood and gore are a notable component of most horror movies, and we have seen it all! But there is a special place in our sick little hearts for head explosion scenes. Here are some of our faves in video form!

Films 

10 Recommended Criterion Releases

It’s once again that time of year. For all you savvy movie enthusiasts out there, you know exactly what I’m talking about. Twice a year, Barnes & Noble bookstores run a month-long 50 percent off sale for all Criterion titles. That’s right, for a short window of time, they’re actually priced normally for once! I […]

Films 

Check Out the Insane New Trailer for Joe Begos’ THE MIND’S EYE!

The highly-anticipated sophomore feature from ALMOST HUMAN writer-director Joe Begos now has an official trailer, which was unveiled today by Entertainment Weekly… and it’s completely bonkers. In a good way, of course. THE MIND’S EYE is an extreme sci-fi/horror tale (think an ultra-gory and dark twist on X-MEN) about a deranged scientist who wants to […]

Films 

Five Horror Movies That Deserve the Criterion Treatment

In the world of home video distribution, there is The Criterion Collection and then there is everyone else. The venerable institution has helped define the very concept of a special edition, with groundbreaking LaserDiscs (remember those?) that solidified the commentary track as the most indispensable special feature, and helped elaborate on the artistic process of […]

Films 

The Mind-Bending Flick THE MIND’S EYE Coming Later This Year

Ever since we caught director Joe Begos’ latest feature THE MIND’S EYE at Beyond Fest late last year, we’ve been patiently waiting for news of when all of you guys out there can see it too. Word has arrived that RJ Entertainment has acquired the North American rights to release THE MIND’S EYE later this […]

Comic Books Films 

10 Franchises We’d Love To See As Comic Books

Growing up, my two greatest loves were horror movies and comic books. So when Marvel very briefly flirted with doing a series based on A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET, it was nirvana for me! (Read all about it here.) Although cancelled after 2 issues, other comic companies in the early 90’s picked up the mantle […]

Films 

Why SCANNERS III Is My Favorite X-MEN Movie

OK, listen to this premise for a movie. A girl, her brother and her brother’s girlfriend attend a small Christmas party in the city. Throughout the get together, the conversation among the party goers revolves around the rumor of these super powered beings out there in secret; people that have the ability to not only […]

Films TV 

5 More Horror Moves That Should Be Made Into TV Series!

Previously on “Horror Movies That Should Be TV Series,” we looked at five popular scary films that could even kick more ass in a serialized format. Because if HANNIBAL, BATES MOTEL and BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER turned out better than expected, why not a legal thriller based on THE DEVIL’S ADVOCATE or an historical drama […]