eval dead is 40 years old. In celebration of officially reaching middle age, the classic horror flick hits theaters again for another terrifying chance to see it on the big screen. Here’s how you can watch the film directed by Sam Raimi.
Halloween movie season is upon us
eval dead (1981) joins a slew of Halloween-appropriate horror movies to hit theaters in October 2021. First, according to Moviefone, halloween kills “Last Girl” expands the saga of Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis). His fight to escape the slasher Michael Myers is legendary. That film will debut on 15 October 2021.
apart from this, paranormal activity: next of kin The “Found Footage” builds on the franchise with another installment on October 29. Halloween certainly offers horror fans a unique seasonal opportunity to revisit iconic movies that still keep us awake at night.
eval dead The screening is a particularly unique opportunity as fans can usually only watch it via streaming platforms or DVD.
in an interview with Entertainment Weekly, actor Bruce Campbell said he considers the occasion more than the 42nd anniversary of the film. Campbell played the lead Ash Williams in the original film.
“I wouldn’t call it the 40th anniversary, I’d call it the 42nd anniversary,” Campbell told EW. “There’s always a difference between when a movie was actually shot and when it was released. And with eval deadIt was a gap of about two or three years, because we filmed it in 1979, so we are coming after 42 years. But it’s fun to celebrate!”
Campbell will begin screenings on October 7, 2021. Fathom events and the release of Grindhouse Hosting the anniversary screening.
The Evil Dead franchise is a diverse experience
whereas eval dead The screening feature is just the first film, Campbell said, adding that the three films had their own distinct characteristics from the original franchise.
“Each movie of the three is weirdly different,” he explained. “First eval dead It’s like a melodrama, with excessive impact and shoddy dialogue, and a lot of laughs coming out of the poor acting. In another, we injected a little humor. I call it “Splatstick”. It was co-written by Scott Spiegel (with Raimi), who was a huge three Stooges fan, so we injected a little bit into that. army of darkness Actually Sam and I have seen more than an ode to the movies in our formative years by Ray Harryhausen Vikings, Kirk Douglas film. this is our version Vikings, that movie. We wanted to make a low budget epic and adventure film. So it is very difficult to compare films because they are so strange and different.”
Bruce Campbell Says ‘The Evil Dead’ Isn’t for the ‘Faint Heart’
When asked how fans can prepare, Bruce Campbell said there’s not much they can do – especially if they’re watching it for the first time. For example, the film unexpectedly dissects campy gore.
“If you haven’t seen it, not much will prepare you for it! It’s an unrated film, so you have to be prepared for it. There are elements that some people find very disturbing.”
Campbell continued, saying that eval dead It certainly has its devotees. “So I’d say it’s not for the faint of heart, but people who like it really like it,” he said.
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