The 13th Floor

Films TV 

Stop Nitpicking: It Doesn’t Help Anyone

If you listen to Shock Waves, or to be more specific, the episode where the gang interviews Fede Alvarez, you may have caught a bit of talk about STRANGER THINGS, and Elric’s thoughts on people complaining about a poster for THE THING showing up in it. To quote Elric… “If that takes you out of […]

Films Music TV 

STRANGER THINGS, LIGHTS OUT 2 and PHANTASM: RAVAGER – This Week’s Horror News Rundown

We’re back from Comic-Con and catching up on the biggest horror news, and this week has been a doozy. Fans of the genre are still reeling from the new Netflix series STRANGER THINGS, and we’ve got updates about the future of that program. We’ve also got exciting sequel prospects for the hit supernatural thriller LIGHTS […]

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Watch Every Visual Reference From STRANGER THINGS In This Video Essay

At this point, hopefully you’ve had the time to sink your teeth into Netflix’s new surprise hit series STRANGER THINGS. I know for myself personally, within 5 minutes of the first episode, I was aware that I’d found something special, and hence decided to watch only one episode per day for 8 days straight, that way […]

Real Life Scares TV 

Project MKUltra: The Horrifying True Experiments That Inspired STRANGER THINGS

STRANGER THINGS obviously draws more than a little inspiration from our favorite films of the 1980s — classics like ET, THE GOONIES, and POLTERGEIST are major influences that the show wears proudly on its proverbial sleeve. But did you know that show creators Matt and Ross Duffer also drew inspiration from the real world? A […]