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Old 04-08-2013, 06:19 AM   #1
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[Resurrected demons are helping to put some life back into the box office, the demonic horror remake Evil Dead killed it with a No. 1 debut and a $26 million weekend take.

Here is the Weekend Boxoffice Chart for the weekend of April 5th to April 7th, 2013.
  1. Evil Dead $26.0/$26.0
  2. G.I. Joe: Retaliation $21.1/$86.6
  3. The Croods $21.1/$125.8
  4. Jurassic Park 3D $18.2/$18.2
  5. Olympus Has Fallen $10.0/$71.1
  6. Tyler Perry's Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor $10.0/$38.3
  7. Oz The Great and Powerful $8.1/$212.7
  8. The Host $5.2/$19.6
  9. The Call $3.5/$45.4
  10. Admission $2.0/$15.3
  11. Spring Breakers $1.2/$12.6
  12. Identity Thief $.8/$131.2
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Old 04-08-2013, 07:12 AM   #2
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Caught Evil Dead last night. It does the original justice, I think. Some scenes are very cringe-worthy.

Wonder what they'll do with the franchise - apparently want to tie the original in with the new. Groovy.
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Old 04-08-2013, 08:19 AM   #3
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Some scenes are very cringe-worthy.
In an awkward, cheesy "That belongs in a B movie" way or from the grossout/gore side of things?
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Old 04-08-2013, 08:25 AM   #4
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Gore . . . It's Evil Dead, so cheese is expected but the effects are brutal. Without giving too much away, one scene involves an electric knife and an arm. Or extreme close-ups of pulling hyperdermic needles out of your eye.

Practical too rather than filled out with CG.
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Old 04-08-2013, 10:33 AM   #5
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I'm dying to see this... Glad to hear it is good.
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Old 04-08-2013, 12:17 PM   #6
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EVIL DEAD was good fun... not perfect but we enjoyed it. Definitely gory for the fun of being gory. Which is fun
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Old 04-08-2013, 12:49 PM   #7
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This is pretty much the best place for it since the last WWZ thread is a ways off the front, but an anonymous source has confirmed that appeasement to government censors is why the zombie outbreak didn't start in China in the upcoming movie. I wonder how many other changes ended up being made to appease censors (not to mention the wholesale butchering of the entire concept of the book...)

http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2013/...d-world-war-z/
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Old 04-08-2013, 01:56 PM   #8
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I enjoyed the Evil Dead remake. It wasn't amazing, but it was enjoyable and for the most part fans of the original cant cry to much. The gore was pretty good, haven't cringed like that in a good while.
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Old 04-08-2013, 02:19 PM   #9
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Finally horror is back in horror ^_^
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Old 04-08-2013, 04:53 PM   #10
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Evil Dead remake was pretty good. Again, it's a re/whatever to a cult b-movie that never takes itself too seriously. It's got fucking tree rape after all. Did the series justice while also keeping it as its own film. Adequate gore and people getting the shit beat out of them.

The only thing that felt 'off' for me was that it didn't feel truly unrelenting. I do mean it picks up just as much as the older ones, but the original deadites were never really put down. For example even after they melted, massive demon hands spew forth. Shit like that.

Glad it made more than any other ED film yet and even more that it is #1 this weekend. They were talking at WonderCon that the 'idea' is that they're both working on sequels (new Evil Dead and Army of Darkness 2, which they are calling it as of now) which would lead into a seventh and final 7th film crossing over both universes. Now I'm extremely skeptical of such a thing actually happening, though if it does, I'll be going opening night.
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Old 04-08-2013, 06:18 PM   #11
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I saw Oz and I loved it until about half-way through when I knew the rest of the plot. Spoilers:
What bugged me is that there really wasn't a love connection between the Wizard and Theodora (if that was her name). That section was so fast that it made her unraveling over it seem stupid and empty. Since the plot revolves around this relationship, it was a real disappointment. He should have ACTUALLY jilted her instead of her inventing a fantasy relationship in her head. Plus, he isn't even into Glenda romantically before she just decides to believe her sister and become a murdering wicked witch. . . wtf!? I just spent the rest of the movie thinking, "Shut up Meg!"
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I saw Django Unchained over the weekend and thought it was FANTASTIC!
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