Tag Archives: Steve Miner

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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Why ‘Friday The 13th: Part 3’ (1982) Is The Best Of The Franchise

If you’re a Friday the 13th fan as we are here at PopHorror (see past retro articles here and here), you still remember the first F13 movie that introduced you to the franchise. More than likely, your first Friday movie is your all time favorite. For me, Friday the 13th …

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‘Halloween: H20’ Turns 20 Years Old This Month!

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Twenty years ago, I was 8 years old and going to see my very first Halloween film in theaters. I had spent the month prior racing into the living room any time I heard the Halloween: H20 trailer come on our TV screen. I can still remember holding my breath …

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‘Halloween H20: 20 Years Later’ – Retro Review

“Mr. Sandman, bring me a dream…” Oh, the feels of hearing that song, of knowing that Michael Myers will slice and dice his way into our hearts once again. It actually was like a dream when I found out that they were making a direct sequel to the original Halloween …

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We’re Gonna Need A Bigger Retro Review – ‘Jaws’ (1975)


On June 20th, we celebrated a special day. Not only was it the first day of Summer, it was also the anniversary of the widely popular thriller, Jaws (1975). It’s been over 45 years and we still don’t have another shark movie that lives up to this fantastic film. Don’t …

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