Movies Out This Friday The 13th Weekend

So I’m a little late with this but whatever. Friday the 13th is considered a day of bad luck as well as one where we get our horror fix at the movies. This weekend is no exception as this Friday the thirteenth we get the release of  two horror movies, Cabin In The Woods and Detention.

Cabin In The Woods is a movie written by Joss Whedon (Buffy The Vampire Slayer) and Drew Goddard (Cloverfield) and directed by Goddard. It was a smorgasbord of everything you could think of from horror movies minus the torture porn stuff that we usually see in these kinds of movies. Don’t get me wrong, It still had plenty of killing and blood. The way the movie starts lets the audience in that something is going to be something different about  this movie. You aren’t sure what but you are ready. Then it goes into the clichéd horror story that we’ve all seen before. 5 college kids go on a road trip to an isolated cabin for the weekend and the killing begins. After that you are in for the most awesome ride. The movie to me wasn’t necessarily scary but there was so much going on that the entire time you just watch thinking this is so awesome. It reminded me of the horror films from the 80’s that were funny, witty and scary all at the same time. I just love Joss Whedon so much. This movie was the first horror movie that I’ve liked in a long time. Check it out in theaters now.

Detention is a high school slasher movie which stars The Hunger Games’ Josh Hutcherson, Dane Cook (Waiting, Dan In Real Life) and Shanley Caswell. It’s about a group of kids at Grizzly Lake High School who are thinking about one thing, Prom. They soon find out that a serial killer is on the loose and now they must figure out who’s trying to

kill them.  This movie is insane. There are so many scenes in it that felt like they came from a bunch of different movies. I thought the movie was ok. Really random. The thing I really liked about the movie was the soundtrack. It had me dancing in my seat and made me want to watch some of the old Backstreet Boys videos. This one I would save for the Redbox but if you must, Detention is in theaters now.

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