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Creature Feature Wednesdays: Feeding cows to crocs in 'Lake Placid'

Following the creature-feature recipe to a T, Lake Placid succeeds as a late-’90s guilty pleasure, starring a perfect set of ’90s actors: Bridget Fonda ( 506 more words

Guilty Pleasures: Lake Placid (1999)

Comedy, Horror

16th July 1999 – 82 Minutes – IMDB Rating: 5.6

“From the creator of Ally McBeal, David E. Kelley, comes this tale of non-stop, spine-tingling terror and ferociously funny comedy. 807 more words


Friday the 13th Part III (1982, Steve Miner)

Friday the 13th Part III is shockingly inept. Director Miner has a number of bad habits, some related to the film being done in 3-D, some just with how he composes the widescreen frame. 326 more words


Movie Review: Lake Placid

A bloody death on a lake in Maine causes investigators to look into the possibility of a crocodile on a killing spree. 660 more words

Movie Review

Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981, Steve Miner)

When director Miner finally does a decent sequence in Friday the 13th Part 2, it comes as something of a surprise. Amy Steel is on the run from the masked killer and, even though it’s stupid, it’s somewhat effective. 318 more words


Monsters Are Such Interesting People - Friday the 13th Parts 1 - 3


Friday the 13th (1980) Sean S. Cunningham, who produced Last House on the Left in 1972, produces and directs this low budget slasher that would eventually become the longest running franchise in the slasher genre. 449 more words



About two dozen movies a year feature a mad killer going
berserk, and they’re all about as bad as this one. Some
have a little more plot, some have a little less. 198 more words