Why I Don’t Love Friday the 13th

Friday the 13th- 1980 PosterI mentioned in my most recent post (and I think I’ve said it before) that I don’t have much respect for the Friday the 13th film series. Since this is such an extensive and iconic franchise in the horror genre, I thought I should explain myself a little further. It’s not as if I don’t enjoy the series; I watch the marathons every year around this time and I do find Jason the scariest of the main horror icons, but I just can’t manage to muster up much respect for¬†the series as a whole. Why? Basically, it boils down to its overall lack of depth.

Warning: Spoilers ahead.

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