Night #24: Behind The Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon

Besides being one of those films with a colon in it, hence making the naming above look a bit funny, Behind The Mask is a pretty great parody of slasher movies that’s played completely straight. After all the slasherin’ we’ve been through I thought it would be good to see it all deconstructed.

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Night #15: Friday The 13th: Jason Lives

Our journey, faithful reader, into the saga of one Jason Vorhees, ends here with the sixth installment in the series.

Jason Lives is, for some reason, the entry I’m most familiar with. It seemed like it was always the one that was getting aired on TV and it was the one I was looking most forward to in this re-watch. Gone is the psychological slant of Part II, out the window goes the sexually infused makings of The Final Chapter, instead we have a different beast entirely.

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Night #10: Friday The 13th Part 2

Ok, I don’t know what I’m doing here. I come home, I pick a movie and I watch it. Sometimes I’m in the mood for something a little more highbrow (Not that anything on my list could be considered such) and sometimes I’m just in a slasherin’ sort of mood.

So after that stellar introduction, let’s take a look at a film that proves sequels can be better than the original.

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