Category: horror

REVIEW: Friday the 13th (2009)

A group of college students visiting a house near Crystal Lake run afoul of Jason Voorhees (Derek Mears), a masked serial killer who roams the area. Everything old in Hollywood is, inevitably, new again. After finding commercial success remaking The Texas Chainsaw Massacre with the production company Platinum Dunes, New Line Cinema contracted the producers - including ...

REVIEW: Freddy vs Jason (2003)

Years after the ghostly dream killer Freddy Krueger (Robert Englund) first cut a swathe through the teenagers of Springwood, Ohio, the people of the town have worked to bury his memory - and with it his ability to haunt their children's dreams. To regain his power Freddy unleashes the undead serial killer Jason Voorhees (Jen ...

REVIEW: Jason X (2001)

500 years after he is cryogenically frozen in a military facility, Jason Voorhees (Kane Hodder) is revived aboard a salvage spaceship en route to Earth Two. Also revived is scientist Rowan LaFontaine (Lexa Doig), whose warnings to the salvage crew - particularly the entrepreneurial Professor Lowe (Jonathan Potts) - go catastrophically ignored. Before long Jason ...

REVIEW: Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993)

After Jason Voorhees (Kane Hodder) is lured into an FBI trap and violently killed, a coroner is possessed by Jason's soul and sets out on a fresh murderous rampage. Back in Crystal Lake, Jason's only surviving relatives are the world's only chance of destroying him once and for all. Four years after Paramount Pictures dropped ...

REVIEW: Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989)

After being revived by a severed electrical cable on the floor of Crystal Lake, Jason Voorhees (Kane Hodder) embarks on a fresh killing spree. He hitches a ride on a ship sailing to New York, picking off its teenage passengers one by one. His only serious opponent is Rennie Wickham (Jensen Daggett), an aquaphobic young ...

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 ...