The 13th Floor

Films 

Remembering Tobe Hooper: Much More Than the MASSACRE

I don’t need to tell you how much influential filmmaker William Tobe Hooper changed the entire landscape of horror cinema with his 1974 feature THE TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE… nor do I need to tell you how much we’re all feeling the pain of this devastating loss to movie history. It’s bad enough we’re still […]

Films 

We Talk “Double Features” On SHOCK WAVES With Scott Reynolds and Dan Budnik!

This week on Shock Waves, it’s just Ryan Turek and Rob Galluzzo as they discuss the latest horrors! First, the duo brings us up to speed on the new Shock Waves merchandise from Cavity Colors, an update on the upcoming Texas Frightmare convention, and then we pay tribute to the late, great Bernie Wrightson. Ryan […]

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 

Slashback! Something Not Quite Human is Waiting in THE FUNHOUSE (1981)

While horror maestro Tobe Hooper never managed to top the groundbreaking brilliance of THE TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE or the box-office success of 1982’s POLTERGEIST, I think he deserves far more acclaim than he gets for the films he made in the interim: 1977’s EATEN ALIVE, which retains the backwoods sleaziness of its predecessor while […]