Tag Archives: Harry Manfredini

‘Jason X’ (2002): Two Decades Of Killer Space Camp – Retro Review

Jason X

Where do you take a horror icon who’s been pretty much everywhere else? Why, to Space, of course! The Critters went there. Pinhead went there. The Leprechaun went there. You knew it was only a matter of time before Jason Voorhees left the cozy confines of Camp Crystal Lake (and …

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The Fangoria Chainsaw Awards Return to Shudder This May

We’re so excited to announce that the Fangoria Chainsaw Awards are coming back to Shudder next month! Read on for more info. From the press release: FANGORIA, FANGORIA Studios and Shudder announced today that the 2022 FANGORIA Chainsaw Awards will premiere on Sunday, May 15th at 7pm ET, exclusively on …

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Steve Miner’s ‘Friday The 13th Part 2’ (1981) Turns 40 – Retro Review

When Friday The 13th was released in 1980, most people (including its cast and crew) believed it would be a standalone horror film. Enter Friday The 13th Part 2 the following year. Once the studios realized that these slasher films would be cheap to produce and easy to turn a profit, we …

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A Look Back At ‘House’ (1986) Maybe You Can Go Home Again… Retro Review

What do you get when you mix one-part Evil Dead 2 with two part The ‘Burbs then add a pinch of Platoon? Well, boys and ghouls, you get the recipe to the insanely fun and one-of-a-kind ’80s gem of a haunted house flick, House, which released February 28, 1986. Synopsis  …

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Four Color Craven: A Look Back at 1982’s ‘Swamp Thing’

Created by comic book gods Len Wein (who also co-created Marvel’s Wolverine) and Bernie Wrightson (illustrator of Stephen King’s Cycle of the Werewolf 1983), horror icon Wes Craven’s Swamp Thing (1982) loosely adapts the early part of their published run. Finding a balance between camp and horror, Craven (A Nightmare on …

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Shudder Announces July, 2020 Programming Lineup


The days keep flying by. Summer is officially here! What does that mean for horror fans? An all new, all awesome, curated horror programming slate from our friends at Shudder! On tap for July: horror classics, originals, documentaries, and original series! Read on for all the details! From The Shudder …

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Tour Of Camp Crystal Lake: 40 Years Of ‘Friday The 13th’

Friday the 13th

Last September 13 (and it was FRIDAY!), I was fortunate enough to spend an entire day at Camp No Be Bo Sco, the Boy Scout camp where the orginal Friday the 13th was filmed in 1979. My friend, Jeff Seeman, invited me to do some location shooting for his upcoming …

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