Remake. Remake. Remake.
I can hear the howls now. Not another horror remake and one of a classic in the genre that many fans consider one of the holy grails of horror cinema. Guess what I say to those people. SHUT THE FUCK UP!
With the complete blessing from both Sam Raimi and Bruce “Who is God when he wants to walk amongst his creations” Campbell and them back but in the role of producers and mentor to the remake’s director, Fede Alvarez, and the young ensemble cast I have much more faith with this particular horror remake than others of its kind.
The trailer itself looks to go on the far extreme on the horror side of the original. I didn’t get a sense of much of the black humor of the original film (and it’s subsequent semi-remake), but I think that’s a good thing. Why remake a classic beat for beat when one can go their own way and explore something even the original never did.
One thing I can say about this full red band trailer that has me jumping up and down like a horror fan on bath salts…
VIOLENTLY AMOROUS TREE: Check!
LOTS AND LOTS AND LOTS OF BLOOD: Check!
GRAPHIC DISMEMBERMENT: Check!
DEADITE POSSESSIONS: Check!
FACE-EATING (or Extreme GIRL-ON-GIRL MAKE-OUT SESSION: Check and Check!
Evil Dead lands it’s bloody, possessed corpse on everyone this April 12, 2013. Until then….
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