By 1986, the year April Fool’s Day was released, the slasher genre was suffering from box-office fatigue. Pioneering franchise Friday the 13th was already on its sixth entry, and nearly every holiday had already been snatched up as a backdrop for a slight variation on the same kill-crazy rampage.
New Year’s Eve looks very different this year, so why not celebrate with a few classic characters like Tony Stark and SpongeBob SquarePants.
Is it really Christmas if you don’t have a little sci-fi on your tree? Hallmark would say no.