Friday the 13th
Ever since NECA released an NES-inspired Jason Voorhees figure at Comic-Con last year, purple and blue Jason has been absolutely EVERYWHERE, turning in one single year from zero to hero.
There may be no other genre of film that juggles trends as often and openly as horror. One decade it’s the slasher; one decade it’s the ghost story; the next it’s found footage. The door does and will continue to revolve. That’s not going to change.
For years a battle has raged amongst horror fans over who is the biggest and baddest movie maniac. Jason Voorhees? Freddy Krueger? Pinhead? Now, thanks to a nifty new graph from Film.com, you can find out for yourselves, despite one glaring omission!
We don't cover pitches on Dread Central so I debated about this one. In the end it got me thinking about all the different ways to approach the story of Jason Voorhees, though, and I wanted to share what one filmmaker would do with the opportunity to pen the next Friday the 13th.
It only takes one person to screw up something someone else said to ignite a firestorm of silliness on this crazy thing called the Interwebs. For instance, back in January(!) Platinum Dunes' Brad Fuller was misquoted regarding whether or not Jason would return to the Friday the 13th franchise.
A few weeks ago the next Friday the 13th was reported to be in 3D. Recently, though, Bloody Disgusting caught up with Platinum Dunes producer Brad Fuller, who said that things aren't exactly set in stone just yet.
Imagine if you will sitting quietly at or on a lake with your friend when all of a sudden a giant sized killer wearing a hockey mask and wielding a machete emerges from the water. Would you shit your pants? We're willing to bet at least a couple of these people did.
As a nostalgic child trapped in a man’s body, I confess my addiction to all things horror as a youngster and still, as an adult, today. By age 8 I craved the emotionless face of Michael Myers, the idea of what could potentially be at the end of his sharp kitchen knife tugging at my imagination.
The good folks behind some of the coolest yet most painfully priced collectibles in the world, Sideshow Collectibles, have announced that they have scored the license for Evil Dead II and will be releasing more Friday the 13th goodies.
Yep, you read that correctly: The next Friday the 13th film will be in 3D. Before you begin ranting, though, remember this... it worked back in 1982, right? The announcement came during Paramount's presentation at CineEurope.
While lying in your casket being lowered into the ground, once the last pile of dirt has been shoveled upon your grave... HE will be there to piss on your tombstone. Especially if it's shaped like a fire hydrant. When you're long dead... He will chew your bones. He may even rebury them too.
Most fans of the Friday the 13th franchise have been contemplating recent rumors of a found footage approach for the forthcoming series re-reboot. And it’s probably safe to assume that most (at least diehards) fans weren’t overjoyed with the notion.
You know it had to be done. The internet is made for making fun of everything related to Friday the 13th, whether it's about Jason Voorhees or, more traditionally, the black cat. So to help you folks out, we collected 13 of the funniest Friday the 13th memes (and other things) from the interwebs all in one handy place below.
It's that special time of year again... another Friday the 13th! And right now we have a massive look back at some of our most memorable Friday the 13th related coverage - old and new. Sit back and enjoy, kids, and don't tell your mama.
Tomorrow is of course Friday the 13th, which means it's once again time for all of us horror fans to revisit our favorite installments in the slasher franchise. Personally, I tend to stick with the original film through The Final Chapter, as those are the movies that personify the franchise for me.