One of those might be brilliant might be bullshit movies but for now I'm going with at least nearly brilliant. It's pretty clear early in that you'll either dig it or hate it.
This features a kind of non-sensical plot and almost zero characterization but on the positive side it has a tense and evocative atmosphere and generally awesome practical VFX (including lots of prosthetics, makeup, and blood) which are always appreciated! Low budget 80s genre throwback of the midnight film festival variety. Go in with that in mind and a decent time will be had. Give this directing duo an actual script and perhaps there's a stronger feature in their future at the helm. They've already got the SFX work down.
This entry is definitely the most fun I've had during my marathon viewing of the F13th films so far. The cast (esp the new adult Tommy) was actually decent, the camera work was lively, the pacing was brisk, and the final showdown at the camp - involving actual kids (!) - was pretty radtastic. The producers were smart to abandon their original idea of reinventing the series with Tommy as the new killer, because clearly Part V was a failure…