Friday The 13th At The Home Drive-In: Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1987)

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Jason Voorhees is accidentally freed from his watery prison by a telekinetic teenager.

”On Friday the 13th, Jason is Back… But this time… He’s Met His Match!”

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I remember when Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1987) first came out, I actually thought it looked kind of cool. I had hated part five (as most fans did at the time, but as I wrote a while back, it’s really grown on me over the years). I was also annoyed by part six (basically because I didn’t think that Jason should come back after being destroyed at the end of part four), so I actually didn’t watch it for years (but when I finally did, I loved it). When Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood came out, I hadn’t been excited to see a new Friday the 13th movie since part four – but this movie changed that (at least a little). Continue reading

Friday night at the home drive-in: Society (1989)

Re-Animator (1985) is probably one of my favourite movies of the 1980s. I didn’t see Bride of Re-Animator (1989) when it first came out, probably because it wasn’t directed by Stuart Gordon. But I did see Society (1989), which was advertised as “From the Producer of Re-Animator“. So, I guess I was okay with Brian Yuzna trying his hand at directing – I just didn’t want to think that Stuart Gordon was somehow being cheated out of a job. In reality, I’m sure it was nothing like that. But it’s kind of like one of your favourite bands getting a new singer. They may still be a good band. but sometimes it just doesn’t feel right… Continue reading