THE SPIRIT OF HADDONFIELD is the newest project from filmmaker Rene Rivas. It is an extremely well produced short fan film that exists in an alternate Halloween H20 universe. The Spirit of ... See full synopsis »
Colyn n Morris,
Tommy Jarvis goes to the graveyard to get rid of Jason Voorhees' body once and for all, but inadvertently brings him back to life instead. The newly revived killer once again seeks revenge, and Tommy may be the only one who can defeat him.
A trip to Crystal Lake brings two people face to face with the killer known as Jason Voorhees and they survive, but begin to question why. Discovery of an old tale leads them to see if they can finally put an end to Jason.
Set in 1957, we meet a young Mrs. Voorhees who, on the day of her son's birthday, learns that he drowned in Crystal Lake at the hands of some very mean children and several negligent ... See full summary »
Chris R. Notarile
A hiker runs through the woods and run into the remains of recreational camp Crystal Lake, the camp as we all known as the home for the Friday the 13th episodes throughout the years. Apparently Jason still resides there as the hiker soon discovers. After that its Jason at its best again, as he joins up with his favorite weapon, the machete. Will the hiker survive or not, that's the question. So far only one ever did, not even Freddy Krueger.Written by
An interesting omission in this film is that although Jason's mask has been replicated to be as close as possible to the classic hockey mask worn by Jason since him acquiring it from Shelly posthumously in Friday the 13th: Part III (1982) (even though the mask itself changes size, color and damage markings between films), it does not have the signature three red chevrons on the lower forehead and cheekbones. Canonicly Jason's mask is a Detroit Red Wings hockey mask as indicated by it's design and aforementioned chevrons. See more »
[about his 3-piece shovel]
Really? This thing? This thing looks like a piece of shit to me. Fucking sponsors.
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(This film was featured at the Third Annual Sin City Horror Fest.)
Say the phrase "fan film", and usually it's enough to inspire cringing and lots of eye-rolling responses, especially when they're as awful as they can possibly get. But good news! NEVER HIKE ALONE isn't one of them!
A pleasant diversion from the recent legal SNAFUS entangling the FRIDAY franchise, director Di Santi's "love letter to Jason Voorhees" stars DREW LEIGHTY as social media sensation "Kyle McLeod", whose specialty is taking on the Great Outdoors, and photographing his adventures for his fans in real time. His latest hike takes him into uncharted territory, where he decides to cut his traveling time in half, through an area clearly marked with a "NO TRESSPASSING" sign. (There's Red Flag Numero UNO.) It gets really dicey, once he realizes that the actual place he's ventured into is...the spot where a certain camp was once located, and has been attached to some pretty gruesomely legendary stories...stories which he soon discovers were all too true.
With a minimal cast (including a franchise icon whom fans will love seeing), Di Santi manages to keep the suspense taut and gets maximum scares out of the scenario that don't feel cheap or unearned. He also does triple duty here, not just by writing and directing, but also by putting his own spin on Jason, in a way that other "Jason" actors (especially Kane Hodder) would gladly stamp with their 'Seal Of Approval'. And the ending implies a possible sequel...one I personally wouldn't mind seeing one little bit. New Line could do a lot worse than to give Vincente a shot at doing whatever the next installment in the franchise is...he's certainly proven himself with a film that excels beyond what normally passes for a "fan film".
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