RT on DVD: Friday the 13th Redux, Zack & Miri, Nick & Norah

Watch our exclusive DVD clip with all of Crystal Lake's Jasons!

Prepare to relive the rise (and death, and rise and death) of Jason Voorhees as the first three Friday the 13th flicks are re-released this week (Part 3 even comes with 3D glasses)! Also consider picking up Kevin Smith's latest raunch fest (Zack and Miri Make A Porno), a teenage hipster romance (Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist), a Dakota Fanning Deep South drama (The Secret Life of Bees), and new editions of an animated and a comedy classic (Oliver & Company 20th Anniversary, Being There 30th Anniversary). But be on the lookout for Jessica Simpson, as she hides out from the fashion police by taking cover in Direct to Videoland...



1. Friday the 13th 1-3 (Friday the 13th Uncut, Friday the 13th Part 2, Friday the 13th Part 3 3D)



This week, on the verge of Jason Voorhies' long-awaited return to the big screen, Paramount re-releases the slasher flicks that started it all: Friday the 13th (uncut and also available on Blu-ray), Friday the 13th Part 2, and Friday the 13th Part 3-3D. While many might agree that the F13 flicks weren't the best-crafted pieces of the genre -- as a rule, befitting Roger Ebert's "dead teenager movie" profile -- the first three films offer more in the way of nostalgia: a twenty-two year old Kevin Bacon meeting his untimely death in the original Friday the 13th; the series' arguably best heroine, Ginny Field (Amy Steel) in Part 2; and three-dimensional gimmicks in Part 3. (Plus, we're suckers for DVDs that come with their own 3D glasses!) You can also read about our very own Alex Vo's journey through every installment of the series, which begins today, here.

As for the DVDs themselves, a commentary with director Sean S. Cunningham and cast, plus a bevy of nostalgia-heavy featurettes comprise the extras on Part 1, though Part 2 and Part 3 are sorely lacking in additional materials. Watch an exclusive clip below, in which the Jasons of the Friday the 13th franchise pick their favorite kills.



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