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Tag Archive: horror

The Jason Voorhees Marathon: Part VI

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At this point I’m beginning to wonder what kept this series going for as long as it did. Jason isn’t that interesting a character, and he didn’t get his trademark look until well… Continue reading

The Jason Voorhees Marathon: Part V

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Well, Jason Voorhees is dead. I guess the series will have to change direction and not think of contrived ways to maintain brand recognition. Previously: Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV… Continue reading

The Jason Voorhees Marathon: Part IV

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We certainly had plenty of gritty, old school slasher fun with the first two films, followed by a boring and pointless third film. Can the series redeem itself or are we doomed to… Continue reading

The Jason Voorhees Marathon: Part 3

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Previously: Part I and Part II We’re into the third film and we’re yet to see the Jason familiar to pop-culture: hockey mask, machete and unable to die. He’s just a big, ugly… Continue reading

The Jason Voorhees Marathon: Part II

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We started on a surprisingly strong note with this marathon of cheesy 80s horror. It’s easy to see why it took off – it’s a gruesome horror flick that is more accessible than… Continue reading

The Jason Voorhees Marathon: Part 1

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After the popularity of the Fast and Furious and then the Saw marathon I’d been casting around for another series to dig into. Nothing really seemed like a good fit until Friday the 13th: The Game… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Mummy’

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I have to admit I am writing this particular review because of my current annoyance with people feeling the need to compare the current Tom Cruise film the Mummy with what they call… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Mummy’

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Director: Alex Kurtzman Cast: Tom Cruise, Sofia Boutella, Russell Crowe, Annabelle Wallis, Jake Johnson Plot: In Ancient Egypt the Princess Ahmanet strikes a deal with the God Set to have power over the… Continue reading

Phobia Philms: ‘Under the Skin’

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In “Phobia Philms,” I plan on reviewing and recommending scary movies based on real phobias, of which there is no shortage of, specifically what makes them scary and how they represent our anxieties. … Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Alien: Covenant’

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  Plot:  In late 2104 the crew of the colony ship Covenant carrying 2000 people in hypersleep and en route to Origae-6, is struck by a random neutrino storm.  The sole awake passenger… Continue reading