Category: The Lucky 13

The Lucky 13: Week Seven: Christmas Horror

Posted on 12/22/10 by Deaditor

by Brutal As Hell staff Intro by Marc Patterson There’s something oddly cathartic about watching as a psycho Santa lops someone’s head off without discretion. Of course, not if that were real life. That’d be horrible. But in the fantastical world of horror it seems the perfect solution through which we can channel all of […]

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The Lucky 13: Week Six: Rock n’ Roll Horror

Posted on 12/13/10 by Deaditor

by Brutal As Hell staff Intro by Marc Patterson Rock n’ roll horror. It’s got to be one of my favorite “good times” sub-genres of horror. Horror and rock n’ roll belong together. They were made for each other. Both are subversive and fly in the face of conformity. They challenge the status quo. Rock […]

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The Lucky 13: Week Five: Happy Hanukkah!

Posted on 12/05/10 by Deaditor

by Brutal As Hell staff Intro by Marc Patterson You know, I’m not sure my heathen ass is the best one to be leading off a round-up of films made by our favorite Jewish actors/directors/writers, etc. I’m really about as heathen as they come. However, it’s the season for embracing people and traditions from all […]

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The Lucky 13: Week Four: Thanksgiving Horrors!

Posted on 11/21/10 by Deaditor

by Brutal As Hell Staff Intro by Marc Patterson If Thanksgiving is about one thing it sure doesn’t seem to be giving thanks. I’ve “broken bread” with a good variety of families from all walks of life over my years on this hallowed of American holidays and if one thing is certain it’s that Thanksgiving […]

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The Lucky 13: Our Favorite War Horror Films

Posted on 11/14/10 by Deaditor

by Brutal As Hell staff intro by Marc Patterson This week, in honor of Veteran’s Day, we’re looking at our favorite war horror films. In the world of horror the military is often vilified as a large, faceless, corrupt agent of evil; a pure death machine. It’s easy to do so. Nobody likes a war, […]

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The Lucky 13 Week Two: Man vs. Nature and Backwoods Horror

Posted on 11/06/10 by N. Amer Editor

by Brutal As Hell staff Introduction by Marc Patterson I must admit, I’ve been waiting for this week for some time. I’m a big fan of backwoods horror and any horror film where man has to square off against nature. When it comes down to Man vs. Nature there is so much room for things […]

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The Lucky 13: Week One: Halloween Films

Posted on 10/30/10 by N. Amer Editor

The Lucky 13 Returns to The Vault of Horror and Brutal As Hell! Week One: Our Favorite Halloween Horrors! by Brutal As Hell staff Intro by Marc Patterson It pleases me immensely to announce the return of The Lucky 13, starting RIGHT NOW! Over this past summer The Lucky 13 proved to be a runaway […]

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The Lucky 13: Week Thirteen: Slashers

Posted on 08/14/10 by Deaditor

by Brutal As Hell Staff Intro by Marc Patterson – Managing Editor As the saying goes – all good things have to come to an end. That being said I think it’s only fitting that we wrap up this summer long series with a look at the red headed stepchild of horror. The most popular […]

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The Lucky 13: Week Twelve: Sci-Fi Horror

Posted on 08/08/10 by Deaditor

by Brutal As Hell staff Intro by Marc Patterson The science fiction horror film is a unique brand of cinema that can take on many forms. It can be a formulated slasher, a jump scare heavy “gotcha” film, or even carry a heavy hand in political and social sub-text. One thing is certain in this […]

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The Lucky 13: Week Eleven: Zombies! Zombies! Zombies!

Posted on 08/01/10 by Deaditor

by Brutal As Hell Staff Intro by Marc Patterson Zombies… I love those brain eating bastards. I’m going to go out on a limb and declare that zombies are the most popular of monsters amongst fans of horror. I know that vampires seem to be pretty popular right now, but let’s face it – amongst […]

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The Lucky 13: Week 10: Ghosts, Haunted Houses and Psychic Phenomena

Posted on 07/24/10 by Deaditor

The Lucky 13: Week 10: Ghosts, Haunted Houses and Psychic Phenomena By Brutal As Hell Staff Intro by Marc Patterson Horror is many things to many people, but the root of horror for so many of us can be traced back to the classic ghost story. Sure, we horror fans will regale you with our […]

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The Lucky 13: Week Nine: Serial Killers

Posted on 07/17/10 by Deaditor

by Brutal As Hell Staff Intro by Marc Patterson The summer is starting to wind its way down. I can’t believe we’re already at week nine in our summer long series celebrating some of our favorite films in horror. So far we’ve covered gore flicks, creature features, werewolves, vampires, psychological horror, and some other great […]

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The Lucky 13: Week Eight: Werewolves

Posted on 07/09/10 by Deaditor

by Brutal As Hell Staff Intro by Marc Patterson I feel a bad moon rising. It’s werewolf week folks and that means one thing… It’s time to howl at the moon! Go ahead. Get down with your bad self and let out a big howl now. You know you want to! Werewolves get a bad […]

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The Lucky 13: Week Seven: Psychological Horror

Posted on 07/03/10 by Deaditor

by Brutal As Hell Staff Intro by Marc Patterson Psychological Horror… What a tough category. Tough because how do you define it? Generally speaking I think it’s safe to assume that the psychological horror film is one that sets a brooding tone and emphasizes style and psychologically terrifying elements to create scares over the presence […]

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The Lucky 13: Week Six: Vampires!

Posted on 06/27/10 by Deaditor

by Brutal As Hell Staff Intro by Marc Patterson The vampire film is one of the most universally loved sub-genres of horror. Its appeal extends well beyond a fan base of gore loving horror hounds into the arena of casual genre fans out for a good Friday night fright. What is it about the vampire […]

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The Lucky 13: Week Five: Horror Comedies

Posted on 06/19/10 by Deaditor

by Brutal As Hell Staff Intro by Marc Patterson Everyone says that horror and porn are practically the same thing. I wouldn’t entirely disagree with this sentiment, but I do think that horror shares quite a bit with the comedy genre, perhaps even more than porn. If you’re reading this, chances are you’re a pretty […]

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The Lucky 13: Week Four: Gore!

Posted on 06/12/10 by Deaditor

by Brutal As Hell Staff Introduction by Marc Patterson, Managing Editor Picking out a favorite gore film… what an arduous process! There are so many good titles to pick from – old and new, strange, bizarre. The range is sickening and ridiculous. But we have to start somewhere, don’t we? The first question: what do […]

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