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Friday the 13th VI: Jason Lives – 5/10
Part 6 abandons the ending of 5, where Tommy Jarvis snapped and became the new Jason. Here a recast Tommy Jarvis decides to reopen Jason’s grave during a thunderstorm and prod him with a metal pole… because… reasons? It doesn’t take a genius to figure out what happens next.
The rest of the film is mainly Jarvis trying to persuade the most stubborn cop in horror movie history that Jason does, indeed…
Friday the 13th V: A New Beginning – 3/10
Part 5 has an awkward opening where little Tommy Jarvis (Corey Feldman) looks like he is wanking in a bush. Feldman was moving onto bigger and better things with The Goonies so they quickly shot this awkward dream sequence in his neighbours yard. Cut to an older Tommy Jarvis, this time played by John Shepard, who confusingly couldn’t look any more dissimilar to Feldman.
The series takes a slightly bizarre turn…
Ghost Stories - 8/10
A well written, finely crafted British horror film which is genuinely creepy. It feels like such a long time since we've had a film like this. I think any horror enthusiast who grew up on 70's/80's horror will enjoy it.
There are a few splashes of dark humour here and there and the casting is superb. Paul Whitehouse was a particularly inspired piece of casting. He is such a talented character actor. I would love to…
Avengers: Infinity War - 9/10
The most impressive juggling act of all time. It should be a convoluted, overly-busy mess but it has obviously been meticulously planned by the Russo's. This is without doubt one of the most ambitious blockbusters ever made and every single risk they've taken has paid off.
Its almost impossible for a superhero film to deviate too much from the often complained about, predictable template. On paper, infinity war is the same old story of a…