All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Friday the 13th’

‘Friday The 13th’ Creator Is Working On A Series Called ‘Crystal Lake Chronicles,’ Thinks It Would Be Perfect For Netflix

First off, let’s get this clear right up front. As far as we know, Netflix has no plans to put out a Friday the 13th series. However, Sean Cunningham, the creator of the franchise (he directed the first film, and has held producer credits on each of the four latest installments), has apparently expressed interest. FearNet posted a new interview …

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Friday The 13th: This Is What The NES Game Should Have Been

If you’ve ever played the Friday the 13th NES game, there is a good chance you were disappointed. That goes especially for fans of the film franchise. Dr. Terror’s Hacktivision has imagined what a truly legit Friday the 13th NES game could have entailed (of course, you have to take into account that some of what is depicted comes from …

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Friday the 13th Superstitions; There’s an App for That!

Did you know that this is your first chance at a Friday the 13th in 2013? We will have two this year, the next in December. Last year the odds were in the infamous day’s favor, with three occurrences landing in 2012. Your Smartphone has you covered though for all the apps you might require on this most fearful of …

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Jason Voorhees Illustrates Why Netflix Profiles Are Long Overdue

Netflix, as you may know by now, announced the launch of user profiles today. The feature will be available in all countries where Netflix itself is available over the course of the next few days as it rolls out. Those using Netflix on the web, iOS, Xbox 360, Playstation 3, or some smart TVs or Blu-ray players will be able …

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Friday the 13th: Jason Voorhees’ Best Kills

I love horror movies. My friends don’t get it, for the most part, mostly because they are endlessly frustrated with the silly girls in them who get themselves into stupid situations (“Power’s out? No problem, I’ll just go down to the basement in platform heels armed with a candle and check it out”). But something about the horror genre appeals …

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Friday The 13th: Jason Voorhees Still Slays Me

Because it’s Friday the 13th, I couldn’t pass up a chance to talk about one of my favorite film characters of all time: Jason Voorhees. Since the first Friday the 13th film in 1980, horror fans have been in love with a big, machete-wielding, child-like brute named Jason. Filmed on a shoestring budget, it went on to spawn nine sequels …

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Why Friday the 13th is Considered Unlucky

Why are there so many superstitions around Friday the 13th? This is the question that I will attempt to answer in this article. To begin with, numerologists considered the number 13 to be irregular. Friday was named for the Norse fertility goddess, Frigga, who was later branded as a witch by the Christians. According to legend, Frigga would get together …

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“The Cabin in The Woods”: Plays on Genre Stereotypes

Judging from the trailer this is just one more carbon copy of a horror movie: The teenagers are hot, restless, sexually charged, wrangled into a winnebago, and accompanied by a joint rolling geek. Oh, and before I forget, they stop at some grungy gas station and talk to a tobacco chewing weirdo. How original! But maybe the movie is deeper …

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