The 13th Floor

Films 

Does Anyone Remember COLOR OF NIGHT?

When I was kid, about 8 or 9, I stumbled across a movie on late night television one night. My parents had a “black box” that gave you access to all of the premium channels, including Pay-Per-View, without having to pay for them — which was equally exciting and disturbing for a young girl who […]

Films 

Five Classic Horror Movie Archetypes (and Why They’re Essential)

Consider, if you will, the following scenario: You’re going on a summer road trip with a group of friends. Your best friend’s boyfriend has this brother who just bought a cabin located in the middle of nowhere. It’ll be fun to get away for the week — to drink, go swimming, and relax with friends […]

Films 

Slashback! School’s Out Forever on GRADUATION DAY (1981)

Ever since I developed a serious slasher-movie addiction during the Mom & Pop video store days of the 1980s, I can’t go long without a fix… and nothing scratches that itch better than a flick from the genre’s Golden Age, which loosely spans the late ‘70s and early ‘80s, hitting its peak of popularity during […]

Films 

Slashback! Is ALIEN Actually a Slasher Movie in Space?

Okay, before you start sharpening your knives over that headline, be sure to actually read the article first. You’ll see that this is more of a thought experiment in honor of LV-426, a.k.a. “ALIEN Day,” than a slasher-skewed review of a film which I’m betting you already love every bit as much as I do. […]