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Post by I'm Not a Goalie November 8th 2020, 2:47 am

@Jason Voorhees wrote:
@I'm Not a Goalie wrote:Part 6 & 3 are my personal favorites. 6 is just pure slocky fun, knows it, and doesn't give a poop. Part 3 because that's where the franchise really found it's identity. It's no accident that three characters from that movie found their way into the game. All in all, I love parts 3 through 7. 8 is kind of trash, but it's enjoyable trash I don't mind watching. Part 2 is okay, but I've always found it kind of slow, and more difficult to watch than a lot of the other movies in the franchise.

After New Line took over, that's when I started having issues with the series especially behind the scenes... Part 9  is the only film in the franchise I just don't enjoy on any level. I wont trash anyone for liking it, I have a soft spot for P5 since it was my introduction to the franchise as a wee lad and that film is also really derisive amongst the fanbase. I also like Freddy vs. Jason more than most. I did hate the introduction of the idea that Jason's suddenly afraid of water, but I enjoyed the movie otherwise. Not quite sure what the fanbase was expecting from that film. Jason X is... What it is. There's a reason there's a running joke in pop culture that shooting your characters into space symbolizes that you've officially run out of ideas.

It's weird, but I remember watching the remake in the theater and really enjoying it... Then I tried watching it again a few years later and... Realized it wasn't as good as I remembered it... I think I was just so excited to see another back to basics Friday movie where Jason wasn't in space or body swapping that it clouded my judgement and I didn't realize I'd seen this exact movie 8 times already, and they were all better. It was okay, but there was something off that's hard to put my finger on.
Yeah alot of understandable feelings.

New Line Cinema declined with Part 9 (No offense to Adam Marcus) but I liked Part X (Jason X) it was goofy and unique but FvJ was way to motivated by money than what the Fans wanted (Aka Kane Vs Robert) and I personally like the remake it's only the 3/6 remakes of films that I enjoy watching in the Horror Community as an overall.

All these films had their great and iconic moments and then Part 8,Part 9, and FvJ just....just didn't make it for me.

Part 8 because of the numerous continuity issues.

Part 9 because if the body swapping/Voorhees Only Kills Voorhees/Necronomicon logic which further those inconsistencies.

Freddy Vs Jason just went with "Lol what's continuity!?" Like...we know after Part 9 he was literally in Hell but then FvJ had his "Corpse" on earth? Fear of water bs and then the Jason design like overall it could have been better with Kane who knew the Jason the best and also Freddy barely even got any kills which is bs in a Nightmare on ElmStreet film.

Dang it, I almost forgot about Kane not being in that movie! That was disappointing. That's been my problem with New Line all along though. I'm a documentary nerd, so naturally I've seen all the Friday Docs, and they always leave me with the impression that New Line never really cared about Jason or the franchise... Just whatever milk they could squeeze out of that cow. Even with Sean Cunningham having directed the first Movie, he had nothing to do with the other films before P9, and thus nothing to do with Jason's development as a character over the years. When the only thing he seems to care about is getting the mask off of Jason because he hates it, why we got the body swapping, there's a problem there. It does make sense that FVJ feels more like a Freddy movie, it's New Line Cinema so of course he was going to be the priority. It's a shame paramount never did anything with the license while it was under their control, just because their Ring movie bombed. Because 'The Ring' and 'Friday the 13th' are the exact same thing? Makes perfect sense.

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Post by Jason Voorhees November 8th 2020, 7:06 am

@I'm Not a Goalie wrote:
Dang it, I almost forgot about Kane not being in that movie! That was disappointing. That's been my problem with New Line all along though. I'm a documentary nerd, so naturally, I've seen all the Friday Docs, and they always leave me with the impression that New Line never really cared about Jason or the franchise... Just whatever milk they could squeeze out of that cow. Even with Sean Cunningham having directed the first Movie, he had nothing to do with the other films before P9, and thus nothing to do with Jason's development as a character over the years. When the only thing he seems to care about is getting the mask off of Jason because he hates it, why we got the body swapping, there's a problem there. It does make sense that FVJ feels more like a Freddy movie, it's New Line Cinema so of course he was going to be the priority. It's a shame paramount never did anything with the license while it was under their control, just because their Ring movie bombed. Because 'The Ring' and 'Friday the 13th' are the exact same thing? Makes perfect sense.

Agreed....seeing the documentary and hearing Kane explaining about the situation with New Line Cinema about Freddy Vs Jason and as someone who has seen alot of acting and seeing those fake emotions....seeing Kane actually tear up and almost cry about that recount was legitimate he loved the series and the character and to just be outright bullshitted was hurtful for fans of him and his work.

They never tried anything really for Jason....the 2009 reboot did amazing and them canceling the 2017 film version was also some bullshit just when one little movie failed then cancel the next?....makes no sense....both Paramount and New Line Cinema were scummy for this!
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Post by jasn88cubs December 29th 2020, 9:04 pm

Part 2 is my fav, I have really warmed up to part 6

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Post by Jason Voorhees January 2nd 2021, 8:44 am

@jasn88cubs wrote:Part 2 is my fav, I have really warmed up to part 6
Niiice not everyone likes the zombie concept.
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Post by jasn88cubs January 4th 2021, 6:17 pm

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@jasn88cubs wrote:Part 2 is my fav, I have really warmed up to part 6
Niiice not everyone likes the zombie concept.

Not a fan of the utility belt part on Jason but it's a solid film. Like I said the more I watch, the more I like

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Post by Jason Voorhees January 5th 2021, 1:51 am

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@jasn88cubs wrote:Part 2 is my fav, I have really warmed up to part 6
Niiice not everyone likes the zombie concept.

Not a fan of the utility belt part on Jason but it's a solid film. Like I said the more I watch, the more I like
Understood my friend!
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Post by jasn88cubs January 6th 2021, 9:40 pm

I cant believe Jason x got 13 votes

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Post by OCT 31 1978 January 8th 2021, 9:02 pm

@jasn88cubs wrote:I cant believe Jason x got 13 votes

Lol
I actually really like Jason X it’s a fun stand alone Jason movie.... you can pop it in without feeling like you need to watch a movie before it or after it.....self contained and entertaining!!
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Post by Jason Voorhees January 9th 2021, 9:48 am

@OCT 31 1978 wrote:
@jasn88cubs wrote:I cant believe Jason x got 13 votes

Lol
I actually really like Jason X it’s a fun stand alone Jason movie.... you can pop it in without feeling like you need to watch a movie before it or after it.....self contained and entertaining!!
Pretty much this! I love the throwbacks and the comedic relief it did with it.
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Post by OCT 31 1978 January 17th 2021, 8:29 am

@Jason Voorhees wrote:
@OCT 31 1978 wrote:
@jasn88cubs wrote:I cant believe Jason x got 13 votes

Lol
I actually really like Jason X it’s a fun stand alone Jason movie.... you can pop it in without feeling like you need to watch a movie before it or after it.....self contained and entertaining!!
Pretty much this! I love the throwbacks and the comedic relief it did with it.


That and some seriously awesome kills like the cryogenic face smash and double sleeping bag kills!!!
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Post by Jason Voorhees January 17th 2021, 4:01 pm

@OCT 31 1978 wrote:
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@OCT 31 1978 wrote:
@jasn88cubs wrote:I cant believe Jason x got 13 votes

Lol
I actually really like Jason X it’s a fun stand alone Jason movie.... you can pop it in without feeling like you need to watch a movie before it or after it.....self contained and entertaining!!
Pretty much this! I love the throwbacks and the comedic relief it did with it.


That and some seriously awesome kills like the cryogenic face smash and double sleeping bag kills!!!

For my future fan films I gotta top the original kills like those!
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Post by OCT 31 1978 January 17th 2021, 8:47 pm

For sure!!!

How about combining a back breaker kill with a victim in a sleeping bag?

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Post by Jason Voorhees January 23rd 2021, 11:25 am

@OCT 31 1978 wrote:For sure!!!

How about combining a back breaker kill with a victim in a sleeping bag?


Oooh, I got something like that with multiple sleeping bag Kills. Smile
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Post by gettodachappa May 11th 2021, 11:26 pm

I personally enjoyed part 3 more than all the others because part 3 characters are the most memorable imo
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Post by gettodachappa May 16th 2021, 2:34 pm

@Fair Play wrote:I've always had a soft spot for Parts 4/5/6.

Part 6 is my personal favorite.
what about part 3? I enjoyed part 3 more.
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Post by jasn88cubs May 16th 2021, 10:08 pm

@gettodachappa wrote:
@Fair Play wrote:I've always had a soft spot for Parts 4/5/6.

Part 6 is my personal favorite.
what about part 3? I enjoyed part 3 more.

part 3 is solid

fun little short flick

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Post by Jason Voorhees May 16th 2021, 11:44 pm

@gettodachappa wrote:I personally enjoyed part 3 more than all the others because part 3 characters are the most memorable imo

Explain more memorable for me lol.
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Post by OCT 31 1978 May 26th 2021, 9:10 pm

I love the 3/D aspect of Part 3 and I’ve got a real soft spot for it for introducing us to Jason’s Hockey Mask!
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Post by Jason Voorhees June 11th 2021, 3:21 am

@OCT 31 1978 wrote:I love the 3/D aspect of Part 3 and I’ve got a real soft spot for it for introducing us to Jason’s Hockey Mask!

I got to see the 3/D parts with 3D Glasses because I saw Part 3 without the glasses.
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Post by Horrormoviefan80 June 22nd 2021, 12:59 pm

Parts 1-7 are my favorites
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Post by OCT 31 1978 June 22nd 2021, 2:08 pm

@Horrormoviefan80 wrote:Parts 1-7 are my favorites


They are some of the strongest entries in the series!

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Post by Trekapedia July 15th 2021, 11:54 pm

Part IV is my favorite but Jason X and Part 3 are VERY close behind. I waited so long for Jason X and had a blast watching it in the theatre with my friend Melanie. She moved out of state a few years ago but I still talk with her on Facebook and I bring up we saw the best movie ever, Jason X lol.
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Post by Jason Voorhees July 17th 2021, 7:18 pm

@OCT 31 1978 wrote:
@Horrormoviefan80 wrote:Parts 1-7 are my favorites


They are some of the strongest entries in the series!


Facts!
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Post by Jason Voorhees July 17th 2021, 7:18 pm

@Trekapedia wrote:Part IV is my favorite but Jason X and Part 3 are VERY close behind. I waited so long for Jason X and had a blast watching it in the theatre with my friend Melanie. She moved out of state a few years ago but I still talk with her on Facebook and I bring up we saw the best movie ever, Jason X lol.

Thats amazing!
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Post by Jason Voorhees July 17th 2021, 7:23 pm

For right now...

1st Place goes to Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives
2nd Place goes to Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter
3rd Place goes to Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood

Hopefully, we get more votes for this poll!
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