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Friday The 13th: Ultimate Collection Now Available To Pre-Order

Jason Voorhees is returning to Blu-ray, and fans of the masked serial killer couldn’t be happier about it.

Four years after the release of the 12-part Complete Collection, we’ll now be getting what’s being referred to as the Ultimate Collection, which will bundle together the first eight instalments of the Friday the 13th franchise early next year. Priced at a very reasonable $31.99, the enticing Blu-ray package is available to pre-order right now ahead of its expected arrival on February 13th, 2018, and you can secure your copy Here. Cancel those Valentine’s Day plans, folks, for Jason Voorhees is coming to town.

On a more serious note, this 8-movie collection will surely be greeted with open arms among the horror community, especially when you consider that the Friday the 13th: Complete Collection has since gone out of print. That’s had a marked effect on the actual price,
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Friday The 13th: Ultimate Collection Haunts Blu-Ray In 2018

Jason Voorhees is returning to Blu-ray in a big, big way.

Four years after the release of the 12-part Complete Collection, Bloody Disgusting has unearthed details of the so-called Ultimate Collection, which will bundle together the first eight instalments of the Friday the 13th franchise early next year. Priced at $29.99 over at Diabolik, the enticing Blu-ray package is available to pre-order right now ahead of its expected arrival on February 13th, 2018 – cancel those Valentine’s Day plans, folks, for Jason Voorhees is coming to town.

On a more serious note, this 8-movie collection will be greeted with open arms among the horror community, especially when you consider that the Friday the 13th: Complete Collection has since gone out of print. That’s had a marked effect on the actual price, too, with Amazon, eBay and other digital storefronts listing the elusive product for upwards of $500. Yikes!

But thanks to the soon-to-be-released Ultimate Collection,
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Corey Feldman Wants to Return in Friday the 13th Sequel

Tommy Jarvis is perhaps the second most favorite character in the Friday the 13th franchise. Yet, he's laid dormant in torment longer than Jason Voorhees himself, last appearing on the big screen in 1986's Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI, as played by cult favorite Thom Mathews. But it was 80s heartthrob and aspiring musician Corey Feldman that first embodied the character, crafting it as his own before moving on to such blockbusters as The Goonies and Stand by Me. Now, Corey Feldman is ready to return as Tommy Jarvis. But Friday the 13th rights holders refuse to commit to the idea.

Not that they haven't tried to make it work. Corey Feldman has had a few meetings about reprising his role as Tommy Jarvis over the years, resurrecting the character in what Feldman calls a sequel akin to what Jamie Lee Curtis did in Halloween: H20. In fact,
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D’Arcy, Davenport, Valverde Star in ‘Gernika’

D’Arcy, Davenport, Valverde Star in ‘Gernika’
Madrid – James D’Arcy (“Master and Commander,” “Cloud Atlas”), Jack Davenport (“Pirates of the Caribbean”) and Maria Valverde (“Exodus”) star in “Gernika,” a love story set against the infamous bombing of the Basque village, immortalized in Pablo Picasso’s “Guernica.”

Shot in the Basque Country, including in Gernika itself, the film marks the sophomore outing for Basque director Koldo Serra, who debuted impressively with “Backwoods,” a thriller portraying deep Spain prejudice and violence and starring Gary Oldman and Paddy Considine.

A Spain-u.S. co-production, “Gernika” is lead-produced by Daniel Dreifuss at new shingle Anima Pictures and, out of Spain, Jose Alba at Pecado Films. Carlos Clavijo at Travis Produce and Sayaka ProduccionesNahikari Ipiña co-produce.

Helmed by a Basque, using a Basque tax shelter, and made with a Basque and Spanish crew, “Gernika” is supported by a host of Basque entities, led by pubcaster Etb, the region of Vizcaya and the Bilbao City Council.
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Great Character Arcs in Horror: Friday The 13th IV, V And VI’s Tommy Jarvis!!

Writing an introduction to an article about quite possibly the best character in the entire Friday The 13th series (aside from Jason, obviously..) shouldn’t be this hard, but what do you say about the only person who not only handed Mr. Voorhees his ass, not once like most survivors, but three times? I’m kidding, of course…there’s plenty to be said, and well, it’s time to say it. So, without further ado, Great Character Arcs in Horror: Tommy fucking Jarvis.

Friday The 13th Part IV: The Final Chapter is not only my favorite entry into the series, but it’s always one of my five favorite films of all time. Every single thing about that movie does it for me, the teens, the kills, the dancing..and Tommy Jarvis. Played by Corey Feldman (The Lost Boys, The Goonies…if you don’t know Feldman, shoot yourself
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A Look Back At Friday The 13th: The Final Chapter

There’s something about the Friday The 13th film series that I just love. Sure, in my opinion Halloween is a better film than Friday The 13th (in fact so is A Nightmare On Elm Street), but as a series, F13 just blows them out of the water. The Halloween franchise had only about four films that I liked then it became pretty forgetful (The Thorn angle, the CG mask shots, Busta Rhymes..). The A Nightmare On Elm Street series had gotten so bad that by Freddy’S Dead, I was over it as well (massive props to the original and the 2nd and 3rd one though). As a series, I’m on board with the first seven Fridays though. They established a formula, and didn’t deviate from that formula very often (in a good way) during those first few bouts with Jason and in the original, Pamela Voorhees.
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Jason Vs. Jarvis Planned as 13th Friday the 13th Movie

Jason Vs. Jarvis Planned as 13th Friday the 13th Movie
One could argue that Friday The 13th: The Final Chapter is the best sequel in the twelve films made thus far in the franchise. It has some of the series' greatest kills, it features George McFly (Crispin Glover) getting a corkscrew in the eyeball, and it sets up Jason Voorhees' greatest adversary in Tommy Jarvis, originally played by Corey Feldman.

12-year-old Tommy Jarvis, an SFX make-up enthusiast, was the only person to ever defeat Jason single handedly in a fist fight (so to speak). And for years, fans have been clamoring for his return.

The character appeared again in Friday the 13th: A New Beginning, played for a second time by Corey Feldman in a flashback at the very beginning of the movie. John Shepherd then assumes the role, playing an older Jarvis who winds up at a halfway house for special needs kids. The character appeared for a 3rd
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Exclusive: Corey Feldman Talks Life, Angels, and 6 Degrees of Hell

Exclusive: Corey Feldman Talks Life, Angels, and 6 Degrees of Hell
Coery Feldman Talks Life, Angeles, and 6 Degrees of Hell, on Blu-ray and DVD this week

It's been awhile since we chatted with Corey Feldman. Way back in May of 2011, the very busy actor revealed his part in the death of Osama Bin Laden*, as seen in the popular documentary Operation Belvis Bash. And then he literally disappeared. He fell of the map...

Well, Sort of.

After shooting five movies under the radar, Corey left Hollywood for the UK, where he trained to become a world class figure skater, competing in the popular British TV series Dancing on Ice.

He's back on our shores now, though, still living the life of a blue collar actor, despite being a national treasure. There is no rest for the wicked, and it seems Feldman has been burning plenty of midnight oil. This Tuesday finds the cult idol mainstay taking on a (sorta) lead role in 6 Degrees of Hell,
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Win a Copy of Friday the 13th The Ultimate Collection on DVD

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From the Press Release

Take a ride down memory lane with everyone’s favorite psychotic killer Jason Voorhees in the to-die-for DVD set Friday The 13th The Ultimate Collection arriving just in time for Halloween on October 4, 2011 from Paramount Home Entertainment. When the original Friday The 13th debuted in 1980, it captured audiences’ imaginations and permeated our collective psyche. 31 years later, the iconic machete-wielding killer continues to haunt, fascinate and terrify a new generation.

This comprehensive set includes every murderous moment from Friday The 13th-Uncut Deluxe Edition, Friday The 13th Part 2 Deluxe Edition,
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Home Invasion: DVD & Blu-Ray Releases for October 4th, 2011

Home Invasion is a weekly article that we post to compile all the DVD & Blu-Ray Releases for this week that might be of interest to you. Included are links back to Amazon.com to purchase the item(s). We also included the descriptions and Specifications of the discs – if provided.

DVD & Blu-Ray Releases for October 4th, 2011:

Aaahh!!! Real Monsters: Season One

Scary doesn’t get any sillier than Season 1 of the hit Nickelodeon show Aaahh!!! Real Monsters! These monsters-in-training make fright a hoot as they try to learn the tricks of the scary monster trade. Check out Ickis, Oblina, and Krumm and their herculean efforts to master The Gromble’s class on proper scare techniques. So pull up a seat in the Monster Academy, the scariest (Not!) place under the city dump, and get ready for lessons so bizarre, they’re scary!

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New Release: Friday the 13th Ultimate Collection DVD

Release Date: Oct. 4, 2011

Price: DVD Tbd

Studio: Paramount Home Entertainment

Paramount’s Friday the 13th The Ultimate Collection DVD set includes 31 years of the 13th movies, plus special features and a collectible hockey mask.

All eight horror films featuring machete-wielding killer Jason Voorhees are included in the set, which will be released in limited edition of only 50,000 numbered boxes worldwide. The boxes also contain an eight-page booklet.

Here’s the lowdown on all the special features on the discs:

The Friday the 13th Uncut Deluxe Edition DVD (widescreen; Dolby Digital English 5.1 Surround; English, French and Spanish subtitles):

commentary by director Sean S. Cunningham with cast and crew“Fresh Cuts: New Tales From Friday the 13th”“The Man Behind the Legacy: Sean S. Cunningham”“Friday the 13th Reunion”“Lost Tales From Camp Blood – Part 1″trailer

The Friday the 13th Part 2 Deluxe Edition DVD (widescreen; Dolby Digital English 5.1 Surround; English,
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New Friday the 13th DVD Boxset On its Way

You read that right. There's yet another boxset on its way from Paramount for the Friday the 13th series, and it's home to all sorts of cool stuff. The only problem? It's DVD only. Umm ... Something wrong with Blu-ray, guys?

From the Press Release

Take a ride down memory lane with everyone’s favorite psychotic killer Jason Voorhees in the to-die-for DVD set Friday The 13th The Ultimate Collection arriving just in time for Halloween on October 4, 2011 from Paramount Home Entertainment. When the original Friday The 13th debuted in 1980, it captured audiences’ imaginations and permeated our collective psyche. 31 years later, the iconic machete-wielding killer continues to haunt, fascinate and terrify a new generation.

This comprehensive set includes every murderous moment from Friday The 13th-Uncut Deluxe Edition, Friday The 13th Part 2 Deluxe Edition, Friday The 13th Part 3-3D Deluxe Edition (with two pairs of 3D glasses), Friday The 13th
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Canton Makes A Splash With "Gidget"

Producer Mark Canton ("300") has teamed with Pterodactyl Productions to reboot the teen surfer character 'Gidget' for both TV and feature films.

The name 'Gidget' is a combination of 'girl and midget'.

The character was created by author Frederick Kohner in his 1957 novel "Gidget, The Little Girl With Big Ideas", written in the first person, based on the accounts of his daughter Kathy and the surf culture of Malibu Point.

Kohner, a prolific screenwriter with one Academy Award nomination, published seven sequels to his first "Gidget" novel, including "Cher Papa" (1959), "The Affairs of Gidget" (1963), "Gidget in Love" (1965), "Gidget Goes Parisienne" (1966) and "Gidget Goes New York" (1968), plus two novelizations based on films including "Gidget Goes Hawaiian" (1961) and "Gidget Goes to Rome" (1963), based on original stories by Ruth Brooks Flippin.

Barney Cohen is in charge of the new projects, working with "Gidget" rights holder Gidget Worldwide.

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Gidget is Coming Back

Pterodactyl Prods. and 300 producer Mark Canton are teaming to bring sun and surf icon Gidget back to film and TV for the first time in more than two decades, and will update the Malibu heroine for the new millennium, reports Variety . Pterodactyl's Barney Cohen ("Sabrina the Teenage Witch") signed a deal with licensor Gidget Worldwide to develop the property for the big screen and small screen. Launched in a 1957 novel, Gidget spawned several movies, TV series and telepics, and launched the careers of Sandra Dee and Sally Field. "The New Gidget," which aired from 1987-88, marked the most recent screen outing for the can-do surfer girl.
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Gidget Coming Back To The Big Screen

It looks like the surf-chick is set for a comic-book look revamp courtesy of 300 producer Mark Canton as gets set to revive the Malibu heroine Gidget for the new millennium. Pterodactyl's Barney Cohen has signed a deal with licensor Gidget Worldwide to develop the property for both television and cinemas.

As a lifestyle brand, Gidget has enjoyed something of a global revival in recent years, spanning clothing ranges, accessories, sportswear, surfboards, bikes, skateboards and a Gidget Surf School. Launched in a 1957 novel, Gidget spawned several movies, TV series and telepics, and launched the careers of Sandra Dee and Sally Field. The New Gidget, which aired in the late 1980s, marked the most recent screen outing for the able and willing surfer girl.

The new movie's producer clearly thinks the surfing icon has the potential for a successful comeback. Canton said yesterday that "Gidget has always been such a strong symbol of girl power.
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Producers Revive Gidget for the Bigscreen

Gidget coming to bigscreen Pterodactyl Prods. and 300 producer Mark Canton are teaming to revive the Malibu heroine Gidget for the new millennium.

According to Variety, Pterodactyl's Barney Cohen inked a deal with licensor Gidget Worldwide to develop the property for the bigscreen and smallscreen.

As a lifestyle brand, Gidget has enjoyed something of a global revival in recent years, spanning apparel, accessories, sportswear, surfboards, bikes, skateboards and a Gidget Surf School.

Launched in a 1957 novel, Gidget spawned several movies, TV series and telepics, and launched the careers of Sandra Dee and Sally Field. The New Gidget, which aired from 1987-88, marked the most recent screen outing for the can-do surfer girl.

"Gidget has always been such a strong symbol of girl power," Canton said. "With female surfing exploding across the globe, the time is right to bring her back in a major way."

Cohen says the new Gidget will tackle
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Gidget Surfs Back

Gidget Surfs Back
Is the world ready for a new take on iconic surf girl Gidget, even though she exists more as a worldwide merchandising property than a film or TV character these days? 300 producer Mark Canton seems to think so, and he’s teaming up with Pterodactyl Productions to bring the character back to the big and small screens.First birthed in a 1957 novel, Gidget became something of a pop cultural sensation in the late 1950s and ‘60s across the pond, with TV series and movies based around her, which kick-started the careers of Sandra Dee and Sally Field, who played her.The most recent screen incarnation was 1987’s series The New Gidget, though she’s better known as the surf bum equivalent of Hello Kitty or Emily The Strange right now, with her name plastered over sporting goods, skateboards and (natch) surfboards.Barney Cohen is in charge of getting the new projects up and running,
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Blu-Ray Review: Jason Voorhees Returns in Killer Cut of ‘Friday the 13th’

Chicago – The reboot of “Friday the 13th” was another financially successful notch in the belt of Platinum Dunes, the film company behind the remakes of “Texas Chainsaw Massacre,” “The Hitcher,” and “The Amityville Horror”. Making $90 million worldwide and more domestically than any previous Jason Voorhees movie (that didn’t include Freddy Krueger), “Friday the 13th” has a following that will be ecstatic with the excellent Blu-Ray release for the slasher title.

Blu-Ray Rating: 3.5/5.0 The Blu-Ray of “Friday the 13th” delivers everything fans could ask for. Not only do they present a longer and better cut of the film in the 9-minutes-longer “Extended Cut,” but the special features enhance the “Friday the 13th” experience and the technical transfer is nearly flawless.

Friday the 13th was released on Blu-Ray on June 16th, 2009.

Photo credit: WB

As for the film itself, my response to “Friday the 13th” is mixed at best. I love
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Friday the 13th Victims Resurrected In Los Angeles

Cast and crew members of the Friday the 13th films gathered in Los Angeles last night to celebrate the release of Parts IV-vi on DVD in all-new Deluxe Edition DVDs. Barney Cohen, screenwriter of The Final Chapter, Shavar Ross, "Reggie" from Part V, Camilla and Carey More, "Terri" and "Tina" from The Final Chapter, composer Harry Manfredini, David Kagen, "Sheriff Garris" from Part VI, and Larry Zerner, "Shelly" from Part 3, showed up at The Bungalow Club for a screening of DVD special features and talk to select members of the press.

Following a cocktail reception where fans and press met with members of the cast and crew, DVD producer Dan Farrands formally greeted attendees and introduced the screening of bonus materials, the centerpiece of which is a multi-part featurette titled "The Crystal Lake Massacres Revisited."Filed under: Horror, Fandom

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Reviewing the 'Friday the 13th' DVD Deluxe Editions: Part II

It only figures that Paramount Pictures would continue their DVD re-releases of the original Friday the 13th flicks with that 2009 remake still generating so much discussion. After all, it's not like a Hollywood studio to overlook an opportunity to make some extra money. Still, I have to give them at least a little bit of credit. A lot of care was taken in producing those Deluxe Editions of Friday the 13th, part I, II and III. The transfers were, by-and-large, excellent, the sound was a definite improvement and a lot of creativity went into compiling all the special features. If a studio is going to double-dip, for fans this is how it should be done. While none of these films are what I'd call my personal favorites, they're all such silly guilty pleasures it's hard to work up much in the way of anger towards those who might feel different.
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