The 13th Floor

Films 

Beyond COMMUNION: The Strange Case of Whitley Strieber

If you grew up in the 1980s, you were probably traumatized by the work of Whitley Strieber—the author whose work inspired the ultraviolent werewolf movie WOLFEN (1981), the prurient vampire movie THE HUNGER (1983), and the supposedly true-to-life alien abduction movie COMMUNION (1989).  That’s right…. Strieber not only wrote about terrifying otherworldly creatures; he claims […]

Films 

MONSTERPALOOZA 2017 Conquers Pasadena, CA Yet Again!

Well, it’s that time of year again! It’s the first of two times that the MONSTERPALOOZA weekend descends upon California and rocks the socks off of all us monster lovers out there. The convention, whose primary focus centers around celebrating the art of special FX, kicked off back in 2008 at the Burbank Marriot Convention […]

Films 

School’s In Session! Mick Garris Interviews Joe Dante For POST MORTEM!

I love filmmaker interviews. But they’re even better when it’s one friend and colleague from the horror genre chatting with another. No one does it better than Mick Garris, the creator of the “Masters Of Horror” series, and director behind several Stephen King adaptations, and most recently on television shows such as DEAD OF SUMMER, RAVENSWOOD […]

Toys 

The 10 Coolest Horror Collectibles Black Friday Gift Guide

Welcome to the most insane shopping day of the year! Whether you’ve been in line for cheap TVs for three days or prowling the interwebs, today’s all about buying things! With that in mind, here’s a look at 10 of the coolest horror collectibles ready for you to buy or pre-order right now. Whether you’re […]

Films 

Five Horror Posters That Didn’t Want You to Know What the Movies Were About

From the beginning of cinema, the movie poster has been the gateway to the screen experience, tantalizing potential viewers with a taste of what the feature has in store. The horror-movie poster has become an art form unto itself, many offering the first good look at the featured creature, killer, demon, etc.; others have more […]

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 

Let’s Howl At The 10 Coolest Looking Cinematic Werewolves!

I love monster movies. I mean, we all do, right? But if I had to narrow it down to one particular monster? The werewolf. I’ve always been a huge fan of werewolf horror, mainly the stories that tackle the duality between 2 personalities, constantly fighting for dominance and then losing all control and succumbing to their […]

Films 

10 Horror Director Cameos You Probably Didn’t Know About

Horror directors get to have all of the fun! Because of the very nature of the type of material these filmmakers are shooting, things can get a little wild, messy and ludicrous, but often times, the general vibe on a horror movie set is predominantly positive. Some directors like to go the extra mile and cameo […]

Films 

ATTN LA – DOG SOLDIERS Plays The Cinefamily This Fri. At Midnight!

For our Los Angeles based readers, mark your calendars! This upcoming Friday night, November 20th at the Cinefamily, Friday Night Frights is hosting a special midnight screening of the 2002 werewolf cult classic DOG SOLDIERS! Writer/director Neil Marshall will be in attendance and they’ll be screening a rare 35mm print from his own personal collection. […]