The sequel to the remake looks like it faced its last chainsaw.
A triumph of Caro syrup over computer effects, the new Evil Dead excels at its wonderfully practical gore… but there’s not much else going on to back it up.
Evil Dead continues to sell the high concept idea that remakes do NOT have to suck.
Everyone knows remakes can be a bad idea, but the creators of the new Evil Dead believe they have side-stepped the pitfalls of lousy reboots, to come up with a new story worth telling.
One of the things most fans recall about the original Evil Dead series is the campy, goofy attitude that developed throughout the series. Sure, there was generous portions of gore, but Raimi was equally inspired by Three Stooges-style slapstick. But don’t expect many laughs in the new Evil Dead; the remake is side-stepping the silliness…
Jane Levy, the new star of Evil Dead, is a newcomer to horror– as an actor and as a fan– and she takes an entirely different approach to making the new protagonist, Mia, a unique character.
It’s been 20 years since Army of Darkness was released, closing out the Evil Dead trilogy, a series of films that practically defined cult classics. While there’s no immediate plans for our hapless hero Ash making a return, Bruce Campbell talked at New York Comic Con about why he thinks now is the perfect time…
The Evil Dead trailer that tore up New York Comic Con a few weeks ago has finally hit the net in all its gory, HD glory.