A fawning tribute to the cult legend, enriched by a subtle current of sadness that prevents the doc from turning into a DVD supplement.
Like a number of cult directors to emerge in the 1970s, Henry Jaglom values a party atmosphere at the expense of narrative cohesion.
One minor point of interest comes in the form of Jason himself—more specifically, the actor playing him.
From Blade to Buffy, we’ve always needed fearless soldiers to battle creatures of the night, and to make sure that the only thing Dracula and company are biting is the dust.
The box set of this undeniably disreputable horror franchise is 100 percent for the fans, and they should be pretty happy with this extras-laden smorgasbord.
A good tech package, all in all.
Not one of the best looking episodes in the series, looking drab and dusty brown, this Deluxe Edition fares as well as you’d expect.
Image quality is excellent, with rich blacks and vibrant colors, and the audio is consistently well modulated.