The 13th Floor

Films Music 

Bonus SHOCK WAVES Episode! Spinning Some Damn Fine Cuts From The Crypt!

On this special BONUS episode of Shock Waves, join your host Rob Galluzzo and special guest Tony Giles from The Damn Fine Network as they spin a series of horror themed soundtracks and score music! You can expect the sweet sounds of John Carpenter, to classic Italian themes from DEMON and ZOMBI 3, to TV […]

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 […]

Scary Fun 

QUIZ: Which of These Horror Classics Has Been Remade?

Despite an increasing exhaustion with the trend, the continuous remaking of well-known films (usually the ones  that were seminal to Gen-Xers) persists. Many, many studios, resting comfortably on a bed of brand-name recognition, have forced us to re-watch, re-analyze, and reconsider just about anything even vaguely recognizable to a mass audience. It’s easy to see […]

Films TV 

DEAD RISING 4, THE CONJURING and Naked Norman Reedus – This Week’s Horror News Rundown

Oh yes, VERY naked Norman Reedus. On this week’s Horror News Rundown we’re going to take a look at a preview of one of the weirdest-looking video games on the horizon, and a few other scary highlights from E3. Also, we’ve got some exciting new movie announcements, one fascinating OLD movie announcement and a couple […]

Films 

Class In Session! Behold This Gorgeous 12 Minute HISTORY OF HORROR in Cinema

Ever get into an excited debate with friends and fellow movie lovers about the greatest horror movie scenes? Or try to explain the genre in your own words to someone that doesn’t “get” horror? Well Diego Carrera created this created this amazing video to guide you through 121 years worth of horror cinema! The 12 […]

Films 

Geena Davis Almost Produced The Sequel FLIES?!

On this week’s episode of the Shock Waves podcast, we had very special guests “masters of horror” Mick Garris and William Malone on the show. On top of being huge horror fans themselves, Mick was one of the credited screenwriters on 1989’s THE FLY II and William owns the light board from Dr. Delambre’s laboratory […]

Films 

The Masters Of Horror Talk THE FLY Franchise On SHOCK WAVES!

On the latest episode of Shock Waves, join your hosts Rebekah McKendry, Elric Kane and (yours truly) Rob Galluzzo as they talk all the latest horrors! Elric and Rob discuss their thoughts on THE CONJURING 2, currently the number one movie in America! Elric also spent 20 hours on an airline flight catching up on THE […]

Films 

Teenage Wasteland: Homoeroticism in 1980s Horror Cinema

For Monster Kids, the 1980s was a decade of seminal, genre-defining horror which saw the introduction of a multitude of now-iconic movie maniacs whose homicidal antics are seared into the public psyche. A mix of power ballads, punk, supernatural perversity, Morrissey and otherworldly (or off-world) threats; the slithery/burned/fanged things that go bump-in-the-night invading the minds, […]

Films 

The 7 Coolest Horror DVD Collector Sets!

I don’t know about you, but as a horror fan, it is also inherent in me to be a hardcore horror collector. Naturally, there are the usual compulsions to find and purchase the rarest and hardest to find titles to add to my library. That grew to soundtracks, both CD and vinyl. And eventually action […]

Films 

DOUBLE TAKE: Revisiting THE FLY Remake & Its Sequel!

Last week, for my Double Take column, I watched the original 1958 classic THE FLY, paired up with its sequel RETURN OF THE FLY! That paved the way for this week’s double bill, which I was very much looking forward to – David Cronenberg’s 1986 remake of THE FLY, followed by its bonkers 1989 sequel […]

Films 

Horror At The Oscars! PART TWO!

Horror and monsters were all over the Academy Awards in 1977, and there was even a bit of controversy attending one of the winners. First and foremost, the now-classic performances by Sissy Spacek and Piper Laurie in Brian De Palma’s CARRIE both nabbed nominations, for Actress and Supporting Actress respectively. Notably, it was Laurie’s first […]

Films 

Who Was YOUR Favorite Version Of THE FLY?

Yet again, this is one of those arguments that’s already won and decided before we even present all the candidates. But it doesn’t mean we shouldn’t give it some thought! There are a total of 5 movies in THE FLY franchise and of those, 4 different characters have undergone the transformation to becoming a monster of science! […]

Films 

All Of Our #RESPECT To Vincent Price In THE FLY Movies

Sometimes, there are characters in genre pictures that are so darned righteous and awesome, you can’t stop thinking about them or their amazing feats long after the movie is over. This column is dedicated to those cinematic bad-asses that keep us coming back for more. And here’s one that, most likely, is going to appear […]