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It's October and the sacred 31 days of Halloween are upon us-time to get your gore on! The chill is in the air, the leaves are on the ground, and Halloween candy has been out since Labor Day. So while you’re waiting in the Starbucks line for an overpriced double pumpkin spice whatever, pass the time with this year’s scary movies reviews!







Evil Dead (2013)



Review by Gypsycurse71


Overall Grade: C-



“The Most Terrifying Film You Will Ever Experience?”


Oh Sam, Sam Sam… you could maybe get away with that tagline for the original or even ‘87’s Evil Dead II but certainly not this tragic reboot. Basically the same plotline- group of friends staying at family cabin, read from forbidden book, girl gets raped by demonic trees and now possessed, proceeds to take out all of her friends in gruesome ways. But instead of spring break, the cabin is now for heroin rehab (of course… because that’s a ‘modern twis’ or something?)


Instead of leaving demon girl for dead, we get the first exorcism by defibrillator. And instead of the original’s campy goodness, we get a stripped down, hollow shell filled up with predictable jump scares and corny one-liners, which I guess the filmmakers thought would be enough to hold an easily entertained teen demographic. Except every teen I saw in the theater was shaking their heads at the end as much as I was, sad and disappointed that we had spent $12 on yet another cheap, unnecessary remake.







Review by Cinestress


Overall Grade: B



This is the film that Sam Raimi wanted the original Evil Dead to be. The lack of camp is because he wanted it to be genuinely horrifying. I actually really enjoyed this one because of the lack of camp and the changes in the story. It makes it its own movie instead of a total rehash of the original—and any film that keeps horror alive can't be too bad.















It's October and the sacred 31 days of Halloween are upon us-time to get your gore on! The chill is in the air, the leaves are on the ground, and Halloween candy has been out since Labor Day. So while you’re waiting in the Starbucks line for an overpriced double pumpkin spice whatever, pass the time with this year’s scary movies reviews!

Writers: *Gypsycurse71
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neverdying Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you so much, interesting read, glad to have my work featured here! :nod:
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zenetta Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013  Student General Artist
amazing:happybounce: 
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psyklopz Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2013  Professional Filmographer
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JonnyLuv Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2013  Professional Artist
Amazing movie with hidden goodies that one must approach with an open mind to see and hear:D
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Sicilium Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2013  Professional General Artist
One of Most Lovely Move Series
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Wrytter Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2013
GOTTA LOVE DEM " EVIL DEAD " THINGY'S..........JUST SUPER GREAT STUFF ALL ROUND.....................
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piofoks Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Nice;}
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anotherdamian Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks so much for flaunting my goofy painting.
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TheGurch Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2013
oooh sadness...i was really hoping this movie was gonna be a great horror ride. :( not see it yet was saving it for best.....really sad news its a needless remake. :(

Cabin in the Woods is bloody fantastic..if any of you out there need an evil dead style fix.
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phoenixleo Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2013
American Horror Story Review? :eager:
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techgnotic Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2013
You read my mind.
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Miguel-Santos Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2013   Photographer
A fun film to watch... but it was pretty much unnecessary. Pure Hollywood business.
Unless it reboots the original series and we get a new one that really rocks! Although I'm sure nothing will ever compare to the 1st one.
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HoustonSharp Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2013
cool use of the art on this one!
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IronicCapability Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Eh, the new Evil Dead movie is alright. Don't know what else to say about it other than "meh."
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liquid-venom Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the mention :)
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Gypsycurse71 Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2013
CelticStrm-Stock: Couldn't agree more.  Camp is built into that franchise's DNA.  Without it, the film landed in a dull thud.  If Raimi wanted to do a totally different film from the original, then he should have written a totally different film like he did with Drag Me To Hell and left Evil Dead to history.  I am so sick of the remake, I can't even tell you.  Carrie is the last one for this year- waiting to see how that will pan out.  Looks pretty 1:1 from the trailer...stay tuned!
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MissDudette Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2013
Awesome art for this one!
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CelticStrm-Stock Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I just couldn't bring myself to watch the new one. :/  I'm a massive nerd for the original Evil Dead trilogy and the original campiness made it sheer perfection. I watched the remake of Dark Shadows and absolutely loathed it. I don't think I could stand to watch another terrible remake of something that was just awesome to begin with. 
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