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Friday the 13th (movie, 2009)
Review: 'Friday the 13th'
Review: 'Friday the 13th'

The team behind the latest installment in the "Friday the 13th" horror franchise has decided to reboot the series with a respectful nod to the mythology surrounding its iconic villain, the unspeaking, marauding killer Jason Voorhees -- who has, in previous outings, been sent to outer space, hell and/or New York City. Directed by Marcus Nispel (responsible for the remake of "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" a few years back), this new film is something of a bouillabaisse of story points and killing concepts from earlier "Friday the 13th" movies -- a hatchet to the head here, a mother issue there, a poked-out eyeball for good measure -- with a few additions. After a...

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