Hey there, movie lovers! As a huge horror fan, I was ecstatic when I heard about the latest addition to the Evil Dead franchise, ‘Evil Dead Rises’. And now that I’ve had the chance to see it, I have to say, it did not disappoint!
First off, let me just say that the gore and practical effects in this movie are absolutely top-notch. As someone who grew up on ’80s horror classics, it was a treat to see the filmmakers pay homage to that era with some truly gruesome and creative kills. And let me tell you, there are plenty of them.
But beyond the blood and guts, what really stood out to me about ‘Evil Dead Rises’ was the characters. This is a movie that knows how to balance scares with humor and heart, and it’s all thanks to the fantastic performances from the cast. As someone who’s seen their fair share of horror movies, it’s refreshing to see a film that actually makes you care about the characters. And when things start to go south (as they always do in horror movies), you’re genuinely invested in their survival.
Of course, I don’t want to give too much away about the plot, but I will say that if you’re a fan of the Evil Dead franchise or just love horror movies in general, you won’t want to miss this one. It’s a worthy addition to the series and a damn good horror movie in its own right.
One of the main issues I had was with the character development. While the female characters were undoubtedly brave and determined, their personalities often felt underdeveloped and lacked depth. It seemed like the focus was primarily on their survival and the horror elements, rather than exploring their individual arcs and motivations. Additionally, some of the dialogue and interactions between the female characters felt a bit cliché and predictable.
As a fan, I hope that future entries in the franchise will continue to improve in this aspect, providing more nuanced and fully fleshed-out female characters that audiences can truly connect with.
Overall, I had a blast watching ‘Evil Dead Rises’ and I highly recommend it to anyone who loves a good scare. And if you happen to be a fan of practical effects, well, you’re in for a real treat. So grab some popcorn, turn off the lights, and get ready for a wild ride!
Check out the trailer
C, mon was not that scary. HUH! what’s that?
Ankit (aKi) Malik