29 August 2014

Friday the 13th, Part 3 (1982)
95 min.
Directed by Steve Miner.
With Dana Kimmell, Paul Kratka, Catherine Parks, Tracie Savage, Larry Zerner, Jeffrey Rogers, Rachel Howard, Richard Brooker.
"A new dimension in terror..."

The third entry in the Friday the 13th series, this was first shown in theatres in 3D.

Jason has survived the hacking he received in Part 2 and, after picking up a change of clothing, he's ready to wreak some more carnage.

It's good timing, too, for likable Chris Higgins (Kimmell) has invited a bunch of her teenage friends over to her family house which is near the old Camp Crystal Lake.

Donning his now-trademark hockey mask, Jason goes after Chris' friends with a vengeance.

But will he be so lucky with Chris herself? She's nursing some serious psychological wounds - she doesn't mind telling us about them - and she may prove more than a match for the big lug.

There's still some enjoyable fun to be had here, with a good lead performance from Dana Kimmell, and a fun showdown between Jason and some obnoxious bikers.

Look for Tracie Savage, who made a name for herself as a local reporter in Los Angeles covering the O.J. Simpson case!

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