Jason has slashed his way into pop culture.
Whether or not they’ve seen the films, pretty much everyone knows about the hockey mask wearing serial killer and the fanbase for the Friday the 13th franchise is massive. Many of us find ourselves debating which film is our favorite. However, there’s one Jason movie that is derided by most of fans. No, I’m not talking about the Platinum Dunes remake that came in 2009, I’m talking about Jason X!
What can I say? To me, the eighties was the last true decade of cinema. Studios were more willing to take risks back then, we’re talking about a time where they made kids toys for horror movies. Now , it seems like everything has to be based on an existing IP. Not that remakes are always bad, in fact, that’s another thing the eighties seemed to do right.
If you’re a fan of Kevin Smith and have been following him on social media, then I’m sure you’ve heard the news about his recent heart attack. Luckily, he is currently making his recovery, but this made me think about how much of an impact both Smith and his work have had on me.