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Movie Comparisons: Friday the 13th Parts 1-4 vs. Friday the 13th (2009)

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What Platinum Dunes Did Right and What Horror Fans Got Wrong

BY TJ FOWLER

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I suppose talking about how fans were disappointed with Friday the 13th reboot at this point and juncture is a moot point in some regard but I am actually here to write about the re-boot and how it compares to the first four original films and how I feel some of the criticism pointed at this film from horror fans I think were somewhat unfair and frankly wrong.  And this is coming from someone who also had some criticisms for this film when it released, so I am lumping myself in here potentially as well.  Also with news of a Friday the 13th TV series in the works and how Jason is supposed to be more grounded in terms of realism, I felt it was a good time to perhaps write up some thoughts on these films. Continue reading Movie Comparisons: Friday the 13th Parts 1-4 vs. Friday the 13th (2009)

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