With the first Friday the 13th of 2018 upon us, let's move onto the next chapter in the saga of Mrs. Vorhees' little boy. Things were changing both in Hollywood and in horror in general. The 80's were almost over and the masked slashers were quickly being regulated to the direct to video market. This yarn would also be the last one to be released under the Paramount banner, who after this sold the while thing lock, stock, and machete to New Line Cinema.
Since the end of part 7, in which Tommy Jarvis finally beat Jason and chained his now undead body to the bottom of Crystal Lake, things have been quiet in the little lakefront community.