Friday the 13th Reviews

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October 29, 2019
Marcus Nispel's Friday the 13th retains at least some of the spirit that made the original such a classic.
October 9, 2019
Unfortunately, this Michael Bay produced version suffers from horror cliché-itis of the '00s.
September 12, 2017
If you're a die hard Jason fan like myself, check out the movie with popcorn and a group of friends. If not, sit this one out.
August 28, 2015
I'd say they did a solid enough job of resurrecting a simple scary tale for a new generation.
June 22, 2013
Worth noting: The title card of Friday The 13th doesn't show up until about 45 minutes into the film, which, all told, has to be a record.
February 15, 2013
Five nauseating 20-somethings head out to Camp Crystal Lake to guzzle Pabst Blue Ribbon and have loud tent sex, but Jason roasts one of them like a weenie and says howdy to everyone else with his trusty machete. And that's just the intro!
September 29, 2012
Friday The 13th is essentially critic-proof - it's been cynically designed from the ground up as a fun but forgettable slasher flick with a one-week expiry date.
November 17, 2011
October 22, 2009
August 30, 2009
Friday the 13th isn't great cinema by any means, and you probably know better than I whether you'll enjoy the movie.
August 26, 2009
Useless remake
August 7, 2009
Unfortunately, no matter how clever-clever the all-new screenplay might (occasionally) be at acknowledging the faults of the original, this does not make them magically go away.
July 30, 2009
It's a case of 'he's behind you!' repeated ad nauseum, where sudden bursts of sound stand in for real scares.
July 2, 2009
The first Friday the 13th is not a masterwork by any stretch of the imagination, but it has one crucial thing the 2009 edition lacks completely: the element of surprise.
June 19, 2009
A boring retread that downgrades one of our great masked men to being a hillbilly with mommy issues and no sense for decorating. And if I wanted that, I'd rent Nell.
June 13, 2009
Be assured that the acting is passable, the effects are impressively convincing, and the suspense is real. It's not a great film, but it is a frightening one, and what more do you need to know?
June 10, 2009
Friday the 13th Part 12 will not sell at the box office, so they toss the word 'remake' out there to dupe its audience into another installment of this crappy horror flick.
June 10, 2009
An old lady's dog produces the biggest scare in the film.
May 15, 2009
... Made with more care and keeps a much firmer grip on reality than most of the sequels churned out throughout the '80s.
May 14, 2009
me aksiozileyti matia kai tehniki artiotita, mia splateria poy den trabaei tis tromompoynies tis ki ehei ton Jason tis na deihnei ap' to dekalepto kiolas, ti zohada poy eheis na perimeneis
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