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    Top 5 Horror Films With Good Sequels

    Top 5 Horror Films With Good Sequels by Mandi Nowitz   We all know that sequels are very rarely a good idea, with the exception of “Star Wars” and “The Godfather” and maybe a handful more. It seems as though once a movie opens to mild success, a follow-up...
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    The Franchise Files – Friday the 13th (2009)

    The Franchise Files – Friday the 13th (2009) The secret to creating a successful Friday the 13th movie is actually not so much of a secret. It’s an incredibly simple formula that too many screenwriters and directors over the years has chosen to ignore in attempt to keep things...
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    The Franchise Files – Jason X (2002)

    The Franchise Files – Jason X (2002) I’ve been dreading the day where I inevitably have to write about the 10th installment in the Friday the 13th Jason X. This is, without a doubt, one of the worst movies I have ever seen. Not in a “so bad it’s...
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    The Franchise Files – Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday

    The Franchise Files – Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday starts off with a serious throwback. A title card exclaiming it to be a “Sean S. Cunningham Production” precedes a sequence in which a lone woman drives to a cabin at...
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    The Franchise Files – Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan

    The Franchise Files – Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan There is no universe that exists in which Jason Takes Manhattan (1989) is considered a good film. Furthermore, anyone who has seen the film and claims it to be a good film obviously needs to rewatch it...
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    The Franchise Files – Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood

    The Franchise Files – Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood is, without a doubt, the most frustrating in the series. It’s actually got an incredibly interesting storyline with an antagonist that’s not a Voorhees running alongside the standard “Jason...
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    The Franchise Files – Friday the 13th Part V: A New Beginning (1985)

    The Franchise Files – Friday the 13th Part V: A New Beginning (1985) In 1984, Jason Voorhees was dead. Tommy Jarvis (Corey Feldman) made sure of that in The Final Chapter as he hacked away at the deranged psychopath. In 1985, a new Friday the 13th film would be...
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    The Franchise Files – Friday the 13th: Part IV, The Final Chapter (1984)

    The Franchise Files – Friday the 13th: Part IV, The Final Chapter (1984)   In just three short years there had already been three installments in the Friday the 13th series, and to many, it was getting a bit ridiculous. Time, it seemed, had run out for Jason; though...
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    The Franchise Files: Friday the 13th (1980)

    The Franchise Files: Friday the 13th (1980)   Welcome, worshippers of The Geeked Gods, to a new column in which we will be taking a franchise and discussing each and every single movie in it, called: The Franchise Files! Beginning with the original film, we will be making our...