The 13th Floor

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 […]

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Killer POV Pick Of The Week – ELECTRIC BOOGALOO

I grew up a kid of the video store era. And hence whenever I saw the Cannon logo, or the names “Golan & Globus,” I knew I was about to see something wild, original and kind of crazy. So I’m thrilled a documentary about these producers and their company exists. It comes from director Mark […]

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Killer POV Pick Of The Week – EATEN ALIVE

Just skimming through the filmography of director Tobe Hooper and seeing titles like SALEM’S LOT, THE FUNHOUSE & LIFEFORCE would be more than enough to earn him the title as a “master of horror,” but quite frankly, he could’ve been crowned it right out of the gate in 1974 with his horror debut masterpiece THE […]

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R.I.P. Gunnar Hansen, The Original Leatherface

This hurts. ABC7 is reporting that Gunnar Hansen, the actor to first portray Leatherface in the original TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE has passed away. He was 68 years old. Anyone within the horror community that’s ever met Gunnar at a convention, screening or event can attest to the fact that he was easily one of the warmest, […]

Films 

DOUBLE TAKE – THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE

To me, the key to a truly great “remake” of a pre-existing horror film is simple. Would the new update make a good double feature with the original movie? When it comes to programming a double feature, the goal is to find two movies with a similar theme that would complement each other. And there’s […]

Films Scary Fun 

When Freddy Met Jason… And Leatherface And Michael Myers

It was Halloween weekend of 2003 while I was attending the 25th anniversary convention in Pasadena that I first became familiar with this epic photograph of Freddy with Jason, Leatherface and Michael Myers. Until then, I was completely unaware of its existence, or even the fact that these legendary titans of terror had ever been […]