Any Revival of ‘Friday the 13th’ Should Focus On The Tragedy of Jason Voorhees – ScreenHub Entertainment

Even the most charitable opinions of the Friday the 13th series write it off as an enjoyable camp with little substance. I don’t fault the series for this as Friday the 13th never aspired to be anything more than straightforward genre fun. In many ways, it has already exceeded that goal, still going strong after 40 years even with its relatively simple formula. I’m a … Continue reading Any Revival of ‘Friday the 13th’ Should Focus On The Tragedy of Jason Voorhees – ScreenHub Entertainment

Maidens & Maniacs: Female Empowerment in the Slasher Genre – ScreenHub Entertainment

Since the slasher sub-genre of horror films exploded into cinemas in the late ’70s, many critics have attacked the genre as being sexist against women. Films like Halloween, Friday the 13th and others are often labelled as misogynistic morality tales that punish those living their lives freely, and only reward the so-called “good girls” with their lives. This is a tune sang by many of … Continue reading Maidens & Maniacs: Female Empowerment in the Slasher Genre – ScreenHub Entertainment

Will Tommy Doyle Survive ‘Halloween Kills?’ – ScreenHub Entertainment

With Halloween Kills slated for release this year, many people are excited to see the return of some of the series’ most memorable characters. Returning are not only longtime heroine Laurie Strode, but also Sherriff Leigh Brackett, Nurse Marion Cambers, and of course, Tommy Doyle and Lindsay Wallace, the two children Laurie worked so hard to protect in the original film. With the return of … Continue reading Will Tommy Doyle Survive ‘Halloween Kills?’ – ScreenHub Entertainment

10 Underrated Slasher Villains – ScreenHub Entertainment

(WARNING: This post contains spoilers for some of the films mentioned. You’ve been warned) Slasher films remain one of the most endearing and popular genres in horror, with simple, streamlined plots, quick and dirty shoots, and a low budget aesthetic that makes them hard not to love. Like any genre in horror, one of the main selling points to a slasher is a good villain. … Continue reading 10 Underrated Slasher Villains – ScreenHub Entertainment