Alien Has A New Home

And it’s on Hulu, where it will join the upcoming Predator prequel Prey (though considering in Predator lore the creatures have visited the Earth throughout history it’s sounds like less a prequel/sequel than just a story of a particular encounter with the alien hunters). By my reckoning the greatest problem with the Alien movies thus […]

‘Evil Dead’ Review

“”Evil Dead,” the reboot of Sam Raimi’s 1983 film,”The Evil Dead,” tag line notwithstanding, probably is not “the most horrifying film you will ever experience,” though few films approach self-multilation with such a sense of abandon” In Sam Raimi’s original film, humor was often used to leaven the effects of the horror, thought the reboot–for […]

The ‘Evil Dead’ Red Band Trailer #2

The second trailer for Fede Alvarez’s reboot of Sam Raimi’s the “Evil Dead” came out a few days ago, and it goes without saying that it’s not exactly safe for work.  Or children.  Or anyone bothered by violence bordering on sadism. That being said, it’s hard to tell from the trailer if the reboot offers […]

‘The Evil Dead’ Red Band Trailer

Here’s “The Evil Dead” Red Band trailer, and it is so NOT SAFE FOR WORK–unless you work in a slaughterhouse, or perhaps in a hospital trauma unit, where so much blood, gore, and self-mutilation would not be so beyond the pale. I mean, I am not one to shy away from copious amounts of the […]

‘The Evil Dead’ Trailer Premieres Tomorrow

Timing is always an interesting thing.  On the seventeenth, I inquired about Sam Raimi rebooting Tobe Hooper’s “Poltergeist.”  In reference to that film and to give an indication of just what Sam Raimi could bring I included a trailer to his first film, “The Evil Dead.” Just recently I read that the trailer for Fede […]