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13 Apr 2018

SLASHER FILMS RULES - Jason's Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993)

Every genre has cliches, but has well does the ninth Friday the 13th follow the slasher film rules?



Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993) is yet another Friday the 13th film.

The following analysis may contain spoilers for

Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993)



16 Mar 2018

SLASHER FILM RULES - Leprechaun 4 In Space (1996)

Every genre has cliches, but has well does Leprechaun 4 in Space follow the slasher film rules?


Leprechaun 4 in Space (1996) is the Leprechaun series trying to do Aliens.



The following analysis may contain spoilers for

Leprechaun 4 in Space (1996)


22 Dec 2017

CHRISTMAS MOVIES RULES - National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)

 Film genres have formulas and rules, but how well do Christmas films follow their formula?


National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989), the third film in the vacation is a family home christmas story.






The following may contain spoilers for

"National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" (1989)



15 Dec 2017

SLASHER FILM RULES - Silent Night, Deadly Night part 2 (1987)

Every genre has cliches, but how well does the second Silent Night Deadly Night film follow the Slasher film rules?



Silent Night, Deadly Night part 2 (1987) Ricky Caldwell, brother of the killer from Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984) recounts that film in detail and then his own series of copycat killings. While a slasher film it's about a damaged individual getting revenge on the world.




The following analysis may contain spoilers for

Silent Night, Deadly Night part 2 (1987)


8 Dec 2017

CHRISTMAS MOVIES RULES - The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)

 Film genres have formulas and rules, but how well do Christmas films follow their formula?



The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992) is, pretty obviously, a Muppet adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol.


The following may contain spoilers for

"The Muppets Christmas Carol" (1992)



13 Oct 2017

SLASHER FILM RULES - Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989)

Every genre has cliches, but how well does a Friday the 13th film follow the Slasher film rules?


In Friday the 13th Part VIII - Jason Takes Manhattan (1989) travels by ship to New York.




The following analysis may contain spoilers for

FRIDAY THE 13TH PART VIII: JASON TAKES MANHATTAN (1988)


5 Oct 2017

SLASHER FILM RULES - The Rules [3]

Film genres have formulas and rules, but what are the rules for Slasher Films?


Another update to the Slasher Film Rules, after the first set and the first update.  New rules or updates to old rules in italics.