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His Name Was Jason: 30 Years of Friday the 13th (2009)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Horror | TV Movie 13 February 2009
A documentary exploring 30 years of the "Friday The 13th" film series featuring all new interviews with cast and crew from all 12 films and various horror fans and filmmakers.

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A documentary exploring 30 years of the "Friday The 13th" film series featuring all new interviews with cast and crew from all 12 films and various horror fans and filmmakers.

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12 films. 3 decades. Bad luck was never so bloody.


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Richard Brooker mentions a hockey team called "The Detroit Islanders". Was he thinking of Detroit Red Wings or New York Islanders? See more »

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Shavar Ross: Jason doesn't have a star on the walk of fame. This is terrible. He's been around for 30 years and he can't get a star? Jason is a star!
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Could have been so much better...
3 September 2010 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

With the influence of Halloween: 25 Years of Terror, a group of filmmakers set out to make a Friday The 13th retrospective documentary on the entire franchise.Sadly,these filmmakers failed.First of all, this documentary is all over the place.Rather than explore all the Friday The 13th movies in order, we get several rants from obnoxious horror filmmakers giving their dumb opinions on the films.They barely let anyone who actually worked on the movies talk.There were certain people who did not need to be in this documentary like Steve Barton,Seth Green,Joe Lynch,Adam Green,Jeff Katz,Ryan Turek and tons more people.They do not offer anything about the making of the franchise so what's the point of having them interviewed? Also the heavy metal music is so annoying and painful to listen to!! It was just so horrible to have that music blarring in the background. Also Tom Savini's hosting is very cheesy and annoying. Honestly, he's tries to be funny and entertaining but he fails every time.The special features on the second disc were actually better than the documentary itself. At least we get to hear the cast and crew actually speak!! This was just a horrible documentary that could have been so much better.But as horrible as it was, it was still a slightly entertaining look back on the Friday The 13th franchise. But if you want a real retrospective on the series, get the CRYSTAL LAKE MEMORIES book instead!


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