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Happy Birthday, Kane Hodder!

Kane Hodder

PopHorror would like to wish a very happy birthday to horror icon and stuntman extraordinaire Kane Hodder! Everyone’s favorite Jason Voorhees actor turns 62 years old on April 8th. Let’s take a moment to reflect on the life and career of the bad guy with the hockey mask and the “KILL” tattoo. Kane Warren Hodder was born on April 8th, 1955, in Auburn, …

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Filming for Friday the 13th (2017) Shut Down Indefinitely

Yesterday, Bloody Disgusting reported that the debut for the newest addition to the Friday the 13th franchise had been yanked from its October 13th release date. Fans were shocked and disappointed but still confident. This isn’t the first time that the release for the planned reboot was shuffled round since its announcement in 2015 – what’s a few more months to …

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Ranking Jason’s Final Girls On Friday the 13th

Ah, the Final Girl: the last woman alive in a horror film left to face the killer. The Friday the 13th franchise has some good ones! To celebrate Friday the 13th, Jason Voorhees’s birthday, we rank Jason’s Final Girls from the venerable Friday franchise. Before we begin, there are a few caveats. I did not include Pamela Higgins (Melanie Kinnaman) from …

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Tommy Jarvis: The Luckiest and Most Likely Jason Voorhees Survivor

The character of Tommy Jarvis from the Friday the 13th films is not particularly simple. Before clashing with Jason Voorhees, the young Tommy (Corey Feldman) already had an interesting personality. In addition to creating neat masks and exhibiting skills as an auto mechanic, he seemed to have a decent grasp of psychology — which he successfully employed to defeat Jason — …

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Friday the 13th Game Footage Released, Beta Extended

Friday the 13th

“There’s a legend around here. A killer buried, but not dead. A curse on Crystal Lake, a death curse. Jason Voorhees’ curse. They say he died as a boy, but he keeps coming back. Few have seen him and lived. Some have even tried to stop him. NO ONE can.” ~ Friday the 13th Part VII  JASON’S BACK! The developers of the …

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Bruce Campbell Explains Why Freddy Vs. Jason Vs. Ash Crossover Didn’t Work Out

Although the idea was first proposed in the mid ’80s, it took until 2003 before the world finally got a crossover movie featuring premiere slasher villains Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees. Entitled simply Freddy vs. Jason, the film incorporated the mythologies of both the Nightmare on Elm Street and Friday the 13th horror franchises in an attempt to craft a …

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New “Friday the 13th” Delayed (Again) At Paramount

Jason Voorhees

It looks like FRIDAY THE 13TH fans will have to wait a little longer for Jason Voorhees to return to Crystal Lake. Variety is reporting that Paramount Pictures is pushing back the new FRIDAY THE 13TH film from Friday, January 13th, 2017 to Friday, October 13th, 2017.  RINGS, the forthcoming sequel to THE RING will also be delayed. Paramount’s had a bit of …

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Friday the 13th The Game We’ve Been Waiting For

Friday the 13th: The Game is a survival horror video game developed by Gun Media. Its based on the New Line Cinema franchise. Scheduled for release in Fall 2016 for Steam, Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. Take a look: Here is a longer version showing more gameplay: The game is a multiplayer in which 8 people can play, one of which plays as Jason …

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Editorial – Friday The 13th (1980): More Than Meets The Eye

Friday the 13th (1980): More Than Meets The Eye Sometimes a movie can just be a movie without needing a convoluted story line, complex character motivations and obvious themes about the human condition. Here we have a movie that is undeniably a commercial piece, and a horror film that seems simple to its core. However, few simple things really are …

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