The 13th Floor

Real Life Scares 

Gigantic New Spider Species Discovered in Mexican Cave

It’s been a while since we dropped some of nature’s creepy-crawlies on you, hasn’t it? I know you miss that, but this story might help make up for it. This story begins in Mexico back in 2013, during an expedition into the Sierra Cacachilas range in the Baja Peninsula. While searching a grotto, Michael Wall […]

Real Life Scares 

Fisherman Tweets Pics of Deep-Sea Creatures, Entire World Screams in Horror

My first draft of this story was basically “NOPE NOPE NOPE NOPE,” all caps, over and over again, occasionally interrupted by “Oh wait, this one’s kinda cute,” then another avalanche of “Aw-hell-no.” As I recall, this went on for about six and a half paragraphs. For the sake of journalistic integrity, I decided to delete that […]

Films 

DOUBLE TAKE: Revisiting SPECIES And SPECIES II!

In honor of Scream Factory’s release of both SPECIES II and SPECIES III/SPECIES: THE AWAKENING on Blu-Ray, I decided to go back to the very beginning and do a double feature of the original 1995 creature feature SPECIES paired up with the new high def release of its sequel. It’d been years since I’ve seen […]

Films 

H.R. Giger’s ALIEN VS SPECIES! Who Would Win?

What is it about the xenomorphs from the ALIEN franchise that make fans so excited to see them pitted against other monsters, creatures and superheroes? Cinematically, after much reluctance from 20th Century Fox, we finally got two ALIEN VS PREDATOR movies, both hugely successful and both not nearly as good as any of their comic […]

Films 

Scream Factory Ready To Unleash The SPECIES Sequels To Blu-Ray!

I think it’s time for us all to revisit the SPECIES series. The first movie hit cinemas in 1995 from director Roger Donaldson and writer by Dennis Feldman and featured an all new alien creature designed by the great H.R. Giger, whom of course is most well known for his classic Xenomorph creation in Ridley […]