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    Happy Halloween! Here Are 10 Indies That Changed the Face of Horror

    Horror films have long been a mainstay on the independent film scene. Considering the relatively inexpensive production costs and devoted fan-base that promises returns for financiers, countless filmmakers have taken the plunge and painted the screen red with blood. Many of these filmmakers with the...

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    Five 2013 Indie Remakes And How They Measure Up To The Originals

    This year has seen the release of what feels like an unusually large number of remakes of indie/foreign films, and this week sees another—Brian de Palma's "Passion" (read our review here) which is a remake of French film "Love Crime" ("Crime D'Amour"). While traditionally remakes of lower-budget eff...

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    Rent, Buy Or Bin? Watch The First 10 Minutes Of 'Evil Dead' Before It Hits Home Video

    Right around the beginning of the year, "Evil Dead" was marked down as one of the big, highly anticipated horror flicks of the summer. The Sam Raimi and Bruce Campbell-produced and approved redo of their seminal '80s movie was promising buckets of blood (which it delivered), gore (ditto), a hard-R r...

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    The Worst Films Of 2013... So Far...

    Is this the worst summer of blockbusters in a recent age or is it the best? Are “Man of Steel" arguments worth losing friendships over? Is "Southland Tales" a masterpiece as posited by generation revisionism or is it the mess critics took it for initially? Will you dare to give your money to villain...

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    What Are You Seeing This Weekend? 'Evil Dead' Probably Won't Be 'The Company You Keep;' Fall Into A 'Trance' With 'Upstream Color'

    Looking for an adrenaline fix this weekend? Perhaps you're thinking about extreme sporting, a long run, or riding roller coasters. All good choices, and we'd like to suggest another. Head over to your local multiplex, where an assortment of shocking, dynamic, unearthly films are sure to get your pul...

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    The 5 Best & 5 Worst Horror Movie Remakes

    This weekend the new, gore-soaked remake of Sam Raimi's "The Evil Dead" (review here) chainsaws its way into theaters nationwide. A bold reimagining that jettisons much of the original film's humor, replacing it with an unrelenting bleakness, it's the kind of movie that sometimes feels less like an ...

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    SXSW Review: 'Evil Dead' Is A Grim, Humorless, Ultraviolent Update Of A Horror Classic

    When the "Evil Dead" remake was first announced, everyone pretty much assumed that it was going to suck. This was something that star/producer Bruce Campbell acknowledged during the Q&A at last night's SXSW World Premiere. But after years of being assaulted with fan questions about a fourth installm...

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    Director Fede Alvarez Says 'Evil Dead 2' Script Already Being Written; SXSW Reactions Mixed To New Remake

    People really seem to want more "Evil Dead." Fans flipped when creator/director Sam Raimi said (and then later recanted) that a "Evil Dead 4" was in the works, and the remake of the original just played SXSW last night. We'll have a review of our own later in the day, but reactions for SXSW see...

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    Sam Raimi Manages Your Expectations About An 'Evil Dead 4,' Suggests Sequel Won't Happen

    Is director Sami Raimi writing a fourth "Evil Dead" movie with his brother that he'll then eventually go on to make? If you were to take his comments from late last week at face value (why wouldn't you?), then yes. During a Meet the Filmmakers event in London promoting "Oz the Great and Powerful," R...

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    Get Ready For The 'Evil Dead' Remake: Watch Sam Raimi's 1978 Short Film 'Within the Woods' That Started It All

    If you’re a fan of the "Evil Dead" series, you’ll probably want to stop everything that you’re doing right now. Sam Raimi’s 1978 short film “Within the Woods,” the film that inspired “The Evil Dead,” is now available in its entirety via YouTube. Given that all too often the news brings a coal-in-the...

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