Strolling into the second week brought a few surprises to Hooptober 2019. Who in the world would have suspected I would find and genuinely enjoy some subversion in Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives? And that a classic Universal Monster film like The Mummy’s Tomb would be the weakest film in the bunch? In between we have some strong outings from Australia in the giant mutant gore of Boar, the slick and dream-like French giallo Knife+Heart, and we finally learn what those chair towers are all about in the French Canadian “zombie” apocalypse Ravenous.
It’s been a full week, so grab your rosary and your preferred religious text and let’s jump in. Continue reading