Friday the 13th is one of the most iconic horror films in history. But apart from that oh so familiar hockey mask, why is it that the franchise became so influential and important to the genre?
Manchester’s purveyors of horror, Grimm Up North, have teamed up with the BFI to bring a season of wonderfully macabre events to be held across some of the city’s most beautiful Gothic buildings.
Like everything it seems that in the old days they did everything better and this even applies to remakes. De Palma’s Scarface, Carpenter’s The Thing, Cronenberg’s The Fly and Invasion of the Body Snatchers all made around the late 70’s to mid-80’s and all bold reimagining’s of the films that inspired them.
Mums are hard not to love. At times overbearing, overprotective, and embarrassing, the one thing most mums do is love their children. Of course there are instances when a mother’s love can go beyond that comforting constant we mostly see, turning instead into something distinctly unhealthy and, quite frankly, horrifying.