Tag Archives: retrospective

Shoot the (Re)Boot – Friday the 13th (2009) – CBP079

The early 2000s was a good time in terms of horror franchise reboots. Texas Chainsaw Massacre came back in 2003, Amityville Horror was back in 2005, Rob Zombie’s Halloween reboot came out in 2007, and the Nightmare on Elm Street

Super Slash Brothers – Freddy vs. Jason (2003) – CBP063

Freddy vs Jason was arguably one of the most anticipated films in the entire franchise. We waited 10 long years for horror’s heavyweights to come together in one epic, albeit not-decisive battle. There were so many barriers to making this

The Hodder Years: A Retrospective of Friday the 13th Parts VII-X – CBP060

When conversation turns to the best portrayal of Jason Voorhees, many fans lean toward Kane Hodder, and it’s hard to blame them. Four turns as the Camp Crystal Lake killer left quite an impression, but that’s what we’re here for

Mr. Voorhees, You Have the Conn – Jason X (2001) – CBP052

Beam me up, Scotty. “I’m working on it, Captain! But we have a problem with the last guy we beamed on-board…oh, wait, he just wants his machete back. Whew!” Star Trek or even Star Wars it ain’t, but Jason X

Voorhees Family Values – Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993) – CBP043

This is the one you’ve all been waiting for. The incredibly huge pile of shit that is Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday. It came out in 1993, and was directed by Adam Marcus. We’ve hinted at our thoughts

Jason Takes Canada, eh? – Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989) – CBP039

We continue our trek into the Hodder era, and join Mr. Voorhees on a boat heading to Canada…er, New York. Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan is unique in the franchise, in that it, obviously, takes place almost entirely