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Tag Archive: horror

The Jason Voorhees Marathon: Part X

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Here’s my theory: the original concept for the franchise was an anthology series. I think they had all the scripts prepared, but the popularity of Jason lead to them include him as the… Continue reading

The Jason Voorhees Marathon: Part IX

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This series has gotten dumb. What started as a brutal couple of films about a psychotic killer is now about a cartoon maniac with rapidly changing lore. This final entry promises that Jason… Continue reading

The Jason Voorhees Marathon: Part VIII

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This franchise used to feature a lumbering, undead monster. Now it is a lumbering, undead monster. No matter what dumb crap they throw in, it won’t die. Jason has died and come back,… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Warlock’

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In 1989 a low budget horror film was made which has become a cult hit and guilty pleasure for many movie fans. Mixing time travel with the occult, and a fantastical concepts,¬†Warlock is… Continue reading

The Jason Voorhees Marathon: Part VII

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Right…they brought Jason back from the dead and then dumped him into Crystal Lake with an anchor and that seems to put him in a coma or something. This series is getting pretty… Continue reading

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