The 13th Floor

Films 

Why I Love DRACULA: DEAD AND LOVING IT

Mel Brooks is a maestro of lovingly parodying genres and conventions. From the western BLAZING SADDLES to specific stories like ROBIN HOOD: MEN IN TIGHTS, Brooks manages to take genre¬†tropes to play them for laughs. He took a stab at the FRANKENSTEIN mythos and Universal horror movies with the Gene Wilder-led classic YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, but […]

Films 

THE SILENCE OF THE HAMS: The Great Horror Spoof No One Talks About!

If you’re old enough to have gone to video stores, you’ve likely seen the VHS cassette of Ezio Greggio’s THE SILENCE OF THE HAMS. And you didn’t rent it. I am here to tell you what you missed. Allow me to set the scene: In the wake of SCARY MOVIE — ¬†Keenan Ivory Wayans’ 2000 […]