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“Jason’s body has disappeared from the morgue!”
Friday The 13th: The Final Chapter screens Midnights this weekend (May 13th and 14th) at The Moolah Theater and Lounge (3821 Lindell Blvd, St. Louis, Mo 63108) as part of Destroy the Brain’s monthly Late Night Grindhousefilm series.
Friday The 13th: The Final Chapter (1984), the fourth film in the venerable franchise, is considered by hard-core fans of the series to be the best, although it was hardly the “final Chapter” (there were at least 10 more). Directed by Joseph Zito (The Prowler) directed, which is indeed far above average by slasher standards and features a good cast of recognizable 80’s brat pack wannabes, including Crispin Glover (Back To The Future), Corey Feldman (The Goonies), Lawrence Monoson (Last American Virgin) and Judie Aronson (Weird Science). It also ranks as one of the goriest in the series, thanks to the return of makeup effects legend Tom Savini, »
- Tom Stockman
1984’s entry into the popular slasher franchise, Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter, is one of the better Friday the 13th installments. It supposedly has the most nudity out of all the installments, it is more action oriented and this iteration of Jason Voorhees is pretty damn ruthless. Not to mention, tons of broken glass and Crispin Glover’s dance moves.
Personally, I bounce back and forth between this entry and Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives as my favorite film of the franchise. After 5 years of doing Late Nite Grindhouse, we finally worked it out to show a Friday the 13th movie on Friday the 13th!!
Expertly directed by Joseph Zito (The Prowler, Red Scorpion), Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter introduces a great group of kids that are relatable, likeable and humorous. Stuntman Ted White brings an unapologetic and vicious Jason Voorhees to the screen that, in my personal opinion, »
- Andy Triefenbach
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