Back when I was a wee lad, I thought Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives was one of the greatest films ever made. What can I say? Back then all I needed was some jump scares, ridiculously obscene kills, a fitting soundtrack and I was sold. The year after it came out, it ran... Continue Reading →
40 Years Ago: ‘Friday the 13th Part 2’ Makes Jason a Killer
The resurgence of the horror genre was in full swing by 1981, and the slasher subgenre led the way. It was also a prime time for sequels, and the first one for Friday the 13th came out that spring. This time, however, it wasn't Mrs. Voorhees who was stalking the sex-crazed, heavy partying camp counselors,... Continue Reading →
Why Has it Been More Than a Decade Since a New Freddy or Jason Movie?
The last time Freddy Krueger was on the the big screen was 2010 when the reboot of A Nightmare of Elm Street came out. A year before that was the Friday the 13th reboot, the last time Jason Voorhees was in theaters carving it up. At a time when horror films are at an arguable... Continue Reading →
Roundtable: Jason v. Freddy v. Michael
It's the age old question. Who would win in a fight: Jason Voorhees, Freddy Krueger or Michael Myers? And while we didn't get to answer that specifically, over at Ultimate Classic Rock this week, a group of us had a little roundtable to discuss the trifecta of horror. Friday the 13th, A Nightmare on Elm... Continue Reading →