Film Review: Friday the 13th – Part 3 (1982)

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SYNOPSIS: After surviving the events of the second film (a machete through the collarbone) Jason continues his killing spree at Crystal Lake. Becoming seemingly becoming more dangerous with each kill no one is safe from Jason’s never ending wrath. REVIEW: Note: I will be reviewing the 3-D version of this film as I am one of the wackos that have seen it a few times in the theatre in its original 3-D and I actually … Continue reading

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Film Review: Friday the 13th – Part 5 (1985)

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SYNOPSIS: Surviving the tragedy of the fourth film and dispatching Jason once and for all mentally unhinged poor Tommy Jarvis, it is because of this he is made a ward of the state. Now a teenager the very unstable Tommy lives day to day and bounces from halfway house to halfway house. When bodies begin to pile up and Jason once again seems to be on the prowl the only person with any answers is … Continue reading

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Film Review: Friday the 13th – Part 6 (1986)

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SYNOPSIS: As a child, Tommy (Thom Mathews) killed Jason Voorhees, the demented serial killer whose exploits landed many a corpse at the bottom of Crystal Lake. Years later, Tommy is losing sleep over a nagging question: Is Jason really dead? When Tommy and a friend visit the cemetery to dig up the murderer’s grave, they find a well-rested Jason ready to spill blood again. Rocker Alice Cooper sings the title tune, “He’s Back (The Man … Continue reading

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Film Review: Friday the 13th – Part 2 (1981)

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SYNOPSIS: So it turns out young Jason Voorhees didn’t drown after all, he somehow found a way to shore where he crawled into the woods to spend the next 30 years living off the land and occasionally killing people all while wearing a burlap sack over his head. As luck would have it he also accidentally witnesses his long lost mother get beheaded at the very summer camp he used to attend. Now five years … Continue reading

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TV Review: Friday the 13th (TV series) (Season 1) (1987)

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SYNOPSIS: Unrelated to the classic horror film franchise, this series revolves around cousins Ryan (John D. LeMay) and Micki (Louise Robey), who inherit an antique shop from their Uncle Vendredi and soon find that, due to their uncle’s pact with the devil, the wares are all cursed. Now, with the help of Vendredi’s business partner, Jack, the cousins must track down the jinxed antiques before their new owners use them for sinister purposes. REVIEW: Written … Continue reading

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Film Review: Friday the 13th (1980)

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SYNOPSIS: Some plucky college aged kids find themselves reopening a summer camp despite the dark cloud and pile of dead bodies that surround it. As the partying begins, the clothes come off and the pots smoked, the kids find them selves killed one by one in increasingly creative ways. Who is behind this killing spree and who will survive the night at camp Crystal Lake? REVIEW: Seriously no one reviewed this yet? It’s like going … Continue reading

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Brad Fuller on Friday the 13th and Nightmare on Elm Street

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Brad Fuller from Platinum Dunes who was the producer for the Nightmare on Elm Street and Friday the 13th remakes has sent out some updates from his twitter feed.  He has stated that he wants to set the record straight on both franchise films. He has informed everyone that a Friday the 13th sequel is certainly possible, a script has been written, and Platinum Dunes is just waiting on New Line Cinema. As far as … Continue reading

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Freddy And Jason: No New Nightmares Or Fridays?

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The ominous silence from Platinum Dunes regarding any sequels to their remakes of Friday the 13th and A Nightmare on Elm Street was broken when producer Brad Fuller spilled some details on Twitter. Fuller stated that a script is ready for a new Friday the 13th movie, but so far there’s little movement from New Line Cinema to make it. As for Freddy Krueger getting another outing any time soon, he said that there’s not … Continue reading

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Creature profiles: Jason (Friday the 13th)

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The relationship of mother and son is a very touching thing. Don’t get too close to your mother, however, the kids might start talking and calling you names. Sons that just so happen to be overprotected by their mothers are considered weak and vulnerable, which is reason that they will be picked on . In a few days from now a remake of an original horror film will be released. It will be opening in … Continue reading

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Interview: Adrienne King (Friday the 13th) – 10.26.10

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Hello acolytes, how are all of you feeling? Terrible I hope! It is I, your liege The Black Saint back with another interview from the Creation “Weekend Of Horror” held last weekend in LA. Seeing as we’re getting ever closer to Samhain (Halloween for those who aren’t as ancient as I am) I’m trying to get all the rest of my interviews up this week so I can enjoy this coming Sunday. I have such … Continue reading

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Doc Rotten’s Halls of Horror: Female Movie Monsters

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The most famous of Universal Monsters are the Frankenstein Monster, Count Dracula, the Wolfman, the Mummy and the Creature from the Black Lagoon. Horror icons of classic thriller cinema are Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Lon Chaney, Jr., Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee and Vincent Price. Modern horror monsters are Freddy Kruger, Michael Myers, Leatherface, Jason Voorhees and Pinhead. It is easy to see that the horror genre is a male dominated field of cinema.  Most of … Continue reading

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The 7 Scariest Horror Movies of My Childhood

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Movies have been a part of my existence pretty much since day one and that also included horror movies.  I’m not sure what the hell my parents were thinking- maybe it was because they were kids raising kids- but my earliest motion picture memories had Mrs. Voorhees stalking camp counselors, Jack Torrance chasing his wife and son through a hotel with an ax, and Max fending off the mohawked followers of Lord Humongous alongside Luke … Continue reading

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Top 10 Performances from a child star in Horror

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10. Kyra Schon as Karen Cooper in “Night of the Living Dead” Kyra Schon’s performance as Karen Cooper, the zombie who killed her mother with a garden trowel after eating her father, is perhaps one of the most well-known performances in horror history. Her frightening performance truly stole the show and made an impression on viewers everywhere. Although “Night of the Living Dead” was her only performance, it alone earns her a spot on the … Continue reading

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Interview: Derek Mears

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WHO: derek mears WHAT: actor – “friday the 13th” (jason voorhees) with derek mears Interview – 02.10.09 MJ : Even non-horror fans know who Jason Voorhees is, how do you feel about playing such an iconic horror character? DM : I’ve always been a big fan of Friday the 13th and Jason Voorhees!!!! Even though we shot it, it really hasn’t sunk in yet. I’m really blown away by it. I’m so thrilled to part of the … Continue reading

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Top 10 Good Bad vs. Bad Good Horror Films

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Piranha 3D opens on August 20th, and it is terribly exciting. The trailers are a bit misleading. While they do not make the film look bad, they do not show why I am so excited. Someone leaked 9 minutes of nudity laden, blood stained, cheese filled footage of the film and let me tell you, this thing looks horrible good. This is by no means an aesthetic masterpiece in the vein of The Texas Chainsaw … Continue reading

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Horror Talk: 07.05.10

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Horror Talk with Rob Delamorte Hello again Fiends, it’s your ghoul with the gear, Rob Delamorte back with an extremely special edition for you. I have all the usual gory goodies for you to check out, along with a very special interview, Ms. Friday, Adrienne King, who was generous enough to speak with me in length about so many things, including her return, and oh yes, wine. Her own label to be exact, but we’ll … Continue reading

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Interview: Victor Miller (Friday the 13th)

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Victor Miller is the screenwriter behind the original “Friday the 13th” a classic of the 80’s slasher genre. I was fortunate enough to sit down with Mr. Miller in his home here in Alameda, Ca and speak with him about how he got involved with “Friday” and what kind of effect it’s had on his life. How did you get involved with Friday the 13th? Friday the 13th was an absolute mistake of nature. An … Continue reading

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Interview: Marcus Nispel – Director

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Although he’s only 45, Marcus Nispel has been making TV commercials and music videos for 20 years, as he says, “to pay the bills.” But, obviously, Nispel’s heart has been to make feature films. He burst onto the scene with a revised Texas Chainsaw Massacre, starring Jessica Biel, in 2003. That version of the often-filmed tale in sequels and remakes stood out due to Nispel’s infusion of harsh reality using a washed-out stylized palette of colors and … Continue reading

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Interview: Harry Manfredini – Composer (Friday the 13th, House)

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Ki Ki Ki, Ma Ma Ma. Camp Crystal Lake has got a death curse, and this man’s partly responsible. The composer for the original Friday the 13th score, Harry Manfredini made the sounds that made you poop a little in your jammies. One of the greatest horror films of all time, Friday the 13th brandished 9 sequels, a crossover with the Nightmare on Elm Street series, and will suffer a remake early next year. Let’s … Continue reading

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