- "A must-have at any cost for JASON FANS!"
- ―Fangoria magazine
|His Name Was Jason|
|Title:||His Name Was Jason|
|Directed by:||Daniel Farrands|
|Written by:||Thommy Hutson|
|Produced by:||Anthony Masi|
|Released:||February 13th, 2009|
|Running time:||90 min.|
His Name Was Jason: 30 Years of Friday the 13th was a "splatter edition" DVD special which advertized itself as "the ultimate retrospective on the groundbreaking horror series" Friday the 13th. Hosted by acclaimed special effects artist Tom Savini, this 2-disk special documented the production of all twelve films in the Friday the 13th mythos including the 2009 Friday the 13th remake. While the main documentary was an hour and a half, the DVD included more than four hours of bonus material.
Official Summary[edit | edit source]
From the back of the DVD
30 years ago, a small horror film gave birth to 11 sequels, an endless body count and one of hte most terrifying icons in horror history. Gore FX legend Tom Savini is your host for the ultimate documentary on everybody's favorite hockey-masked momma's boy and his three decades of cinematic carnage, featuring classics clips from Friday the 13th movies, rare behind-the-scenes photos and footage, and over 80 interviews with filmmakers, actors, stuntmen, FX artists, journalists and fans including Sean Cunningham, Kane Hodder, Seth Green, Harry Manfredini, Betsy Palmer, Greg Nicotero, Amanda Righetti, Adrienne King, James Roday, Amy Steel, Felissa Rose, Ari Lehman, Camilla & Carey Moore, Lar Park-Lincoln, Shavar Ross, Tony Timpone and many more. His name was Jason... and this is his incredible legacy!
Discs[edit | edit source]
"The Men Behind the Mask": Extended interviews with all of the men who played Jason Voorhees.
|2||Final Cuts: Extended interviews with the directors|
"Dragged from the Lake": More stories from Camp Blood
"From Script to Screen": Interviews with the screenwriters
The Camp Crystal Lake Survival Guide
Jason Takes Comic-Con
Friday the 13th in 4 minutes
Guest stars[edit | edit source]
Notes & Trivia[edit | edit source]
- Some editions of the DVD included a free ticket for the 2009 release of the remake of Friday the 13th.
- The disk includes a testimonial to actress Laurie Bartram who passed away in 2007. Laurie played the role of Brenda in the original Friday the 13th.
See also[edit | edit source]
External Links[edit | edit source]
|Friday the 13th film franchise.|