Category: horror

REVIEW: Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988)

Tina Shepard, a young girl exhibiting telekinetic powers, kills her abusive father on the shores of Crystal Lake. Years later Tina (Lar Park Lincoln) returns to her family home with her mother (Susan Blu) and her psychiatrist Dr Crews (Terry Kiser). When her psychic powers return, Tina senses a presence at the bottom of Crystal ...

REVIEW: Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI (1986)

Tommy Jarvis (Thom Mathews) returns to Crystal Lake to overcome his fears of Jason Voorhees (C.J. Graham) once and for all. He digs up Jason's grave in order to destroy the corpse completely, except that a freak lightning storm revives Jason from the dead. While Jason continues his murderous rampage, Tommy struggles to convince the ...

REVIEW: Friday the 13th Part V: A New Beginning (1985)

Four years after brutally hacking serial killer Jason Voorhees to death, Tommy Jarvis (John Shepard) continues to suffer severe psychological damage. He has constant nightmares about Jason, and even hallucinates him during the day. After moving to a halfway house for troubled teens, Tommy is alarmed when a new spate of murders begins anew: could ...

REVIEW: Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984)

Incorrectly believed dead, Jason Voorhees (Ted White) escapes from the hospital morgue and journeys back to his home at Crystal Lake. Nearby he finds a house rented by college students for the weekend, a family of three, and a hitchhiker (Erich E. Anderson) who has arrived to track down and murder Jason in revenge for ...

REVIEW: Friday the 13th Part 3 (1982)

Chris Higgins (Dana Kimmell) returns to her family home for the weekend with her friends. The house is vacant, and sits on the shore of Crystal Lake - meaning that before long she and her friends are terrorised by the homicidal Jason Voorhees (Richard Brooker), the deformed serial killer who wanders the area. Friday the ...

REVIEW: Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)

Years after the Pamela Voorhees murders, a fresh group of camp counselors travel to Crystal Lake - only to find a new killer stalking the woods, killing them all one by one. The huge commercial success of Friday the 13th pretty much guaranteed that Paramount Pictures was going to order a sequel. Released just under a year ...

REVIEW: Friday the 13th (1980)

A group of college students assemble at Camp Crystal Lake, a summer camp that has been abandoned since the drowning of a child and the subsequent murder of two camp counselors. Whatever anonymous murder committed the original crimes, however, has returned. The students are stalked and killed one by one by an unseen assailant. Let's ...

REVIEW: Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)

After discovered a fossilized reptilian claw in the Amazon, geologist Dr Carl Maia (Antonio Moreno) puts together an expedition to return and find further evidence of the previously undiscovered species. Along with ichthyologist Dr David Reed (Richard Carlson), the wealthy Dr Mark Williams (Richard Denning) and scientist Kay Lawrence (Julie Adams), Dr Maia returns to ...

REVIEW: The Mummy (1932)

At an archaeological dig in Egypt, a foolish assistant reads from an ancient scroll and reanimates the excavated mummy of the 3,700 year-old priest Imhotep (Boris Karloff). Ten years later Imhotep returns, pursuing Helen Grosvenor (Zita Johann) - a young woman who appears to be the reincarnation of his true love Ankh-es-en-amun. A year after ...

REVIEW: The Reaping (2007)

Katherine Winter (Hilary Swank) is a former Christian who, after suffering a great tragedy on a mission in Africa, has established a career investigating and debunking miracles. Along with her assistant Ben (Idris Elba), she travels to the Louisiana town of Haven when the local river turns blood-red. Instead of discovering a natural phenomenon she ...