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
Debra has her Halloween already planned out, she's babysitting the Strode children. However, her evening takes a terrifying turn when she encounters Haddonfield's most infamous resident, Michael Myers.
Five strangers converge at a haunted movie theater owned by The Projectionist (Mickey Rourke). Once inside, the audience members witness a series of screenings showing them their deepest fears and darkest secrets over five tales.
A boy named Harley and his family (brother Austin, mother Beth, and step-father Mitch) attends a taping of The Banana Splits TV show, which is supposed to be a fun-filled birthday for young... See full summary »
"Vengeance" takes place roughly thirty years after the events of "Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI". The story begins with Elias Voorhees, Jason's father, returning to Crystal Lake and a string of grisly murders that soon follows his arrival. After hearing the news of the most recent killings Tommy Jarvis then goes missing, which leaves it up to his daughter Angelica Jarvis to rise to the challenge of not only finding her father, but also finding a way to destroy his old nemesis Jason Voorhees in the process. Armed with knowledge never previously known about Jason, Angelica may prove to be his greatest threat yet, which culminates in an epic showdown of Jarvis vs. Voorhees.
After seeing the teaser, I was expecting at least a decent film, but no dice. For the most part, the cinematography is pretty bad. It looks like it was shot on cell phones, even though it was actually shot on Red and Arri cameras. The lighting is simply terrible, and the camera work is pretty sloppy.
The kill effects vary between laughable and barely passable. Few are at all convincing.
The acting was wooden pretty much all around. No one really shows any believable emotion, though there's really no opportunity for anyone to show any real fear since there's no attempt at suspense. The kills constantly come out of nowhere; there's no pursuit, no stalking, no attempt at fear. Most of the scenes feel like they're skits that are only included for the kill.
There are a few girls who take their tops off for the sake of having girls taking their tops off. There's really no reason for it.
The editing is VERY rough. It doesn't fit together all that well, and the weak attempt at a story doesn't convey at all.
All in all, this film comes across as a high school project, but with less talent.
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