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on 1 January 2017
Love a good horror. And as far as a remake goes this is a very good story line.
Would recommend to all Horror fans
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on 31 March 2017
How horror should be done, No found footage, no lame jump scares
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on 18 April 2017
Good But The Original Is Still The Best In My Eyes
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on 17 June 2017
Superior to the follow ups.
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on 28 April 2017
Great. Thank you
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on 13 April 2017
Good watch
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on 7 May 2017
I actually enjoyed this remake to others that have been out. Jason has some great moments and story flows well .
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on 6 September 2015
Great DVD fast delivery
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on 13 August 2009
Of all the slasher movies, the Friday the 13th series has always been my favourite. I had really high hopes for this movie, especially after seeing how Rob Zombie managed to reinvent Michael Myers for the Halloween remake. Unfortunately the makers of Friday 13th haven't achieved such great things. Instead it is just more of the same with a few exceptions: Jason now runs rather than stalking his victims with his classic supernatural like walk (which I think is intrinsic to his character and this new Jason is less scary for it); Jason moves around in a series of underground tunnels which seem to borrow heavily from The Texas Chainsaw Massacre/ Hills Have Eyes scenario rather than offering anything original - the creators say this explains his uncanny ability to appear in different places quickly (again removing the supernatural element to his character); Jason is now apparently more intelligent and is able to hunt and set traps. The documentary reveals how the makers wanted to steer away from the supernatural aspect of Jason's character - come on, the dude's effectively a zombie don't start worrying about plausibility now! The only other notable difference is that the sex scenes are stronger and over-egged.

Don't get me wrong, this is an enjoyable movie but it just feels like another average addition to the franchise rather than a `new beginning'. Freddy Vs Jason was a much better movie.
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These days, slasher films seem to either steer into ridiculous territory, or they just aren't particularly scary. I think the genre is moreorless dead, finished, kaput, but at the start, many great slasher films were made, and 1980's 'Friday the 13th' is one of the best.

The plot: a group of teenagers go to recently reopened Camp Crystal Lake for a campout in the Summer. What they do not know is that a young lad drowned there in 1957, as a result of councillors not paying attention. Now, in 1979, it looks as though he has come back for his birthday "Friday the 13th", with revenge on his mind. The cast, which include a young Kevin Bacon, had better look out.

This is an excellent portrait of the early 1980s, because although what goes on in the film may seem tame by today's standards, this was the one that started the whole slasher phenomenal. The music is great, making the scenes even more scary. It must have made an impact on the film going public at the time, because 'Friday the 13th has become quite a franchise.
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