Tag: friday the 13th

13 Days of Halloween: Day 3 – Ashe Collins on Crystal Lake Memories (2013)

Title: Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th (2013) Director: Daniel Farrands Runtime: 400 minutes — Chris actually picked Crystal Lake Memories for me to stonewall my efforts in this past year’s Cinefessions Summer Screams Challenge. The idea was that I would spend over six hours of time earning one measly point. …


Cinefessions Series Review – Branden Chowen on the Friday the 13th Series

A Cinefessions Series Review is a periodic column that sees one or more writers watching and reviewing an entire film series. Cinefessions considers any film franchise that has two or more films a series, and thus available for review in this column. This is a way to get a quick look at an entire collection…


Disc News – Friday the 13th Complete Collection Finally Seeing Blu-ray Release

It is about damn time. Until now, Jason fans could only enjoy the first three movies on Blu-ray, and had no hope of seeing the rest of the films in HD anytime soon. That changes today as Warner Bros. announced that they will be bringing Friday the 13th: The Complete Collection to Blu-ray Disc on…


Movie Review – Friday the 13th Part 3 (1982)

Movie Number– 68 Title– Friday the 13th Part 3 (1982) Running Time– 95 minutes (“R”) Director– Steve Miner Writer– Martin Kitrosser (screenplay), Carol Watson (screenplay), Victor Miller (characters), and Ron Kurz (character creator) Starring– Dana Kimmell, Paul Kratka, and Richard Brooker — This review contains spoilers for Friday the 13th Part 2. With the continued…


Musings On… Sledgehammer (1983)

Musings On… is a new periodic feature on The Movie Files that will focus on movies that I have 1) reviewed in the past and wanted to talk more about, or 2) are too niche to receive a proper star rating.  These will be long-form writings on film and will not contain any star rating.  Spoilers…


Movie Review – Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)

Movie Number– 66 Title– Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981) Running Time– 87 minutes (“R”) Director– Steve Miner Writer– Ron Kurz (screenplay), Victor Miller (characters) Starring– Amy Steel and John Furey — This review contains spoilers for Friday the 13th and Friday the 13th Part 2. Friday the 13th was a financial success in 1980,…


Movie Review – Friday the 13th (1980)

Movie Number– 65 Title– Friday the 13th (1980) Running Time– 95 minutes (“R”) Director– Sean S. Cunningham Writer– Victor Miller Starring– Adrienne King, Jeannine Taylor, Kevin Bacon, Harry Crosby, Laurie Bartram, Mark Nelson, and Peter Brouwer — If anyone cared to look hard enough, I’m sure one could find a quote on The Movie Files…