Friday Night Frights- ‘Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan’

        Well, he’s moving on up, to the east side. To make sure those teenagers will die. When you think “Friday the 13th” a metropolitan area doesn’t necessarily come to mind. For “Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan” we get that- well sort of. After being reanimated again, I’ve lost… Read More Friday Night Frights- ‘Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan’

Friday Night Frights- ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: Dream Master’

        Through various circumstances, Freddy discovers yet again how to return from the dead. Once running amuck within the dream world he uses Kristen, who returns from the previous film, as his personal tool. Kristen’s ability to bring others into her dreams is used against her will in a method of creating… Read More Friday Night Frights- ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: Dream Master’

Friday Night Frights ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors’

          Usually when the third entry into a franchise is being developed the filmmakers scratch their heads as they attempt to either reinvent the series or go the larger than life approach. Interestingly enough, “A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors” is an amalgamation of both; we get higher production… Read More Friday Night Frights ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors’

Friday Night Frights: ‘Friday the 13th Part V: A New Beginning’

         Like any ongoing franchise, the “Friday the 13th” series was beginning to fall into a repetitive narrative. The filmmakers behind “Friday the 13th part V: A New Beginning” seemed to noticed this as they went for a different take on the slasher. Instead of solely focusing on a killer with no… Read More Friday Night Frights: ‘Friday the 13th Part V: A New Beginning’

Friday Night Frights: ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge’

         The fact that the Nightmare franchise tackles the usage of dreams undoubtedly creates moments of audiences scratching their heads as they attempt to distinguish reality from fantasy. That is exactly what happened at the end of “A Nightmare on Elm Street”. The mind trickery continues with the second installment “Freddy’s Revenge”… Read More Friday Night Frights: ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge’

Friday Night Frights: ‘Friday the 13th: Part IV- The Final Chapter’

*Spoilers present within the review*           Originally set as the bookend to the series, “Friday the 13th: Part IV- The Final Chapter” begins with a rundown of the prior three films; working as a refresher course to the events leading up to the present. While I can’t say the acting and… Read More Friday Night Frights: ‘Friday the 13th: Part IV- The Final Chapter’