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  • Nov 14, 2009
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Stabby, stabby time.
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review by . November 30, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
** out of ****    I have always swam against the tides when it comes to Sean S. Cunningham's "classic" by-the-numbers slasher picture "Friday the 13th"; a film that is well-liked an widely-respected by a pretty solid number of horror fans, and despises by many critics including myself. I'm sorry, but if violence, nudity, simplicity, and dumb characters (not to mention the uninspired dialogue which they speak) makes a horror movie a good one; then this isn't the world I thought …
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review by . November 13, 2009
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Quick Tip by . July 12, 2010
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No really messed up this remake would of been better making Freddy vs Jason 2
review by . June 17, 2009
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review by . February 13, 2009
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review by . February 16, 2009
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review by . July 13, 2009
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review by . May 12, 2009
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Avoid At All Costs
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review by . March 18, 2009
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Friday the 13th is a 2009 American horror film directed by Marcus Nispel, and written by Damian Shannon and Mark Swift. It is a reboot of the Friday the 13th film series, which began in 1980.

It stars Derek Mears as Jason Voorhees, with Jared Padalecki, Amanda Righetti and Danielle Panabaker portraying the male and female leads. The film follows Clay Miller (Padalecki) as he searches for his missing sister, Whitney (Righetti), who was taken by Jason while she was camping in the woods at Crystal Lake.

Originally starting out as an origin story, the film ultimately became a re-imagining of the first four Friday the 13th films. Along with bringing the film back to its roots, Jason was designed as a leaner and faster killer, with a backstory that could provide a little sympathy for the character but not enough that he would lose his menace. Although this film reboots the continuity, Jason's iconic hockey mask, which was not introduced until the third film in the series, is acquired through the progression of the film. In keeping with the tone of the film, Jason's mask was also brought back to its roots, created from a mold of the original mask from Part III, though subtle changes were made to keep it unique to the new film. Friday the 13th also incorporated some of Harry Manfredini's music score from the original Friday film series, as the producers recognized the iconic status it held.

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