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Evil Dead

Featuring: Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez & Lou Taylor Pucci

Format: DVD | Rating: 18 years & over

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  Stunning remake.

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When a remake of The Evil Dead was announced fans moaned as another well known horror movie was to be redone.
But as someone who has never seen the original or its follow ups I decided to watch this then maybe watch the old ones in the future.
I'm so glad I did watch this reboot as to me its one of the finest and surprising horror movies in years and maybe ever.
As someone who was a bit sick and tired of some of the horror films coming out lately weather it be constant found footage stuff or straight to dvd rubbish it was so wonderful to see a horror movie that was different and was the first one in maybe about 4 maybe 5 years that I gave a full 5 stars to and that is something considering not mant horror films I have ever seen gets that rating.
The film itself starts off slow but turns into a gore filled,scary,action packed thrill ride but be warned is not for the faint hearted and certainly not for your granny or even mum.
The actors also for a change are excellent which has been another problem of horror movies lately as most are so wooden you could buy them all in Ikea and build them as a wardrobe,yes they are that bad some of them but the stars In this are brill especially the lady who plays Mia(Jane Levy) who is simply stunning as both good and bad and should without doubt be a huge star after this.
As for comparing it to the old films I wouldn't know but this is that great that its up there with a couple of Paranormal Activity films,the first Texas Chainsaw Massacre and The Omen in terms of classics but not quite as good as The Blair Witch Project,28 Days Later,The Exorcist,Dawn Of The Dead or my all time favourite horror The Shining but all in all a highly surprising little horror cracker and so nice to finally see a horror movie that is different and one I can at last say is a five star masterpiece and yes don't listen to others on here who say it isn't any good because believe me when I say something ain't good i'll say it and this isn't great its STUNNING and BRILLIANT.

  AN INSULT TO SAM RAIMI AND BRUCE CAMPBELL

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As predicted on my BBC radio film show, this film will appeal to those who have no idea what a good horror film is! After the crud that was House of wax remake , Texas chainsaw( remake!) Nightmare on elm street ( remake) ,Jason 94 or whatever , Saw whatever number comes this totally predictable mish mash aimed at a specific cinema goer with a specific mind set ( see reviews of this film already posted )" - boring high on gore( as If that makes a classic ) . The Cabin in the woods was a tad more enjoyable with some decent Hollywood thespianis.. This evil dead Trollope has a bunch of wannabes who have no hope in the acting world except in class C horror films . Add the last exorcism franchise and you can appreciate how easy it is to make money in the global industry. Did not jump once,laughed at many a feeble effect and smirked at the ham acting. At least Bruce Campbell's Ash had more guts and style and sam RAIMI must be giggling away in his future pension fund .. Totally abysmal .. And I bet I'm not in the minority with some sense when It comes to Superb horror .. Check out Insidious and now in the cineplexes THE CONJURING, that's proper film making folks !

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  Awesome

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i have seen all the originals and this version, and i gotta say i prefer this version, just the blood and gore with todays special FX... they certainly aint shy of blood in this movie lol. definatly worth watching this. if you have seen evil dead II then theres a little something extra after the credits for ya =)

  A bit much but great fun

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Horrific. Terrifying. Brutal. Gory. Funny. I could go on, but we all know that a film with this title won't be full of butterflies and fairies. It's very gory, I jumped on several occasions and it lives up to the reputation of the original. Watch - from behind the sofa cushion!

  DON'T MISS THIS HORROR FANS

| | See all TKSand's reviews (8)

Evil Dead features unknown actors for starters, all deserved credit for starring in this movie! There are decent jumps and scares combined with some bloody gore! Although this movie did remind me a little of 'The Cabin In The Woods' but with the theme of exorcism and with a lot more gore! I definitely have to see the original, I think this was very underrated, give it a watch. Highly recommended.

See if you liked;
The Evil Dead (1981)
The Exorcist
The Last Exorcism 1-2
The Possession
The Ring
The Cabin In The Woods.

  Evil Dead, Exorcist and The Ring TOGETHER!

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The Evil Dead remake is finally released, but it's doesn't have a great deal in common with the original. The story has been tweaked, the evil has been tweaked, and the scares have changed. The movie is a little slow to get going, for around 30minutes it builds story, after this it goes Haywire! The final hour takes you to hell and back. There is a lot of unexpected moments, and a lot of gruesome things to see. The action is very close up, the use of blood is in excess, and many other fluids flow. The main Evil has taken a new shape, it is a combination of Evil Dead, Exorcist and The Ring put together, creating a very creepy and eerie being. I'd been waiting for this movie for a long time, and now it's finally arrived, and I am not disappointed! Entertaining with some good scares. Recommended

  DEAD BY DAWN?

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Most remakes are greeted with dread, but once in a while a remake gets made that the fans of the original are eager to see and this remake is one. Things have changed in the version, gone is the comedy and a much darker tone settles in and with it a slow build up. The thing that this update does well is the build up, the woods are really menacingly shot as dark shadows hang over the lodge. Some of the quick flash images unsettle as it hints at what we are wanting to happen and when they do some of the old school effects are brilliant, as the cast slowly start to become possessed and disfigure themselves to startling effects, faces get slashed, skulls get stoved, tongues get slices and limbs get severed, not to mention a nail gun attack. Also a nice rug-pull of you expect who will survive is a good addition to the formular. But there are a few niggles, The back story opening is unneeded, the characters are poorly written ( a fault with the original ) so you don't care who survives and the demon smack down at the end is a little under-whelming. But it's the bloody onslaught that counts and this does deliver by the bucket loads.A few niggles a side this should give most fans what they were wanting and please new fans to give us a sequel.
See if you like......
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2003 Remake.
Dawn Of The Dead 2004 Remake.
Night Of The Demons 2010 Remake.
Rec. Trilogy
The Evil Dead Trilogy.
The Descent.
Cabin In The Woods.

  DEAD BY DAWN?

| | See all SECTION8's reviews (1336)

Most remakes are greeted with dread, but once in a while a remake gets made that the fans of the original are eager to see and this remake is one. Things have changed in the version, gone is the comedy and a much darker tone settles in and with it a slow build up. The thing that this update does well is the build up, the woods are really menacingly shot as dark shadows hang over the lodge. Some of the quick flash images unsettle as it hints at what we are wanting to happen and when they do some of the old school effects are brilliant, as the cast slowly start to become possessed and disfigure themselves to startling effects, faces get slashed, skulls get stoved, tongues get slices and limbs get severed, not to mention a nail gun attack. Also a nice rug-pull of you expect who will survive is a good addition to the formular. But there are a few niggles, The back story opening is unneeded, the characters are poorly written ( a fault with the original ) so you don't care who survives and the demon smack down at the end is a little under-whelming. But it's the bloody onslaught that counts and this does deliver by the bucket loads.A few niggles a side this should give most fans what they were wanting and please new fans to give us a sequel.
See if you like......
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2003 Remake.
Dawn Of The Dead 2004 Remake.
Night Of The Demons 2010 Remake.
Rec. Trilogy
The Evil Dead Trilogy.
The Descent.
Cabin In The Woods.