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post #31 of 45 Old 07-20-2013, 11:07 PM
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Lee,your comments on what has to be the most convincing digital movies I've seen where correct , they captured the mood perfectly and gives me some peace on future digital releases , having said that ,and as a fan of the originals this one left me wanting, the A/V on this one is its only saving grace! but just not enough to make me feel good about my purchase eek.gif Yeh I bought it biggrin.gif
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Although tha A/V is amazing for this movie, this movie is nothing but a gorefest that's not scary or even creepy... And usually I'm extremely easy to be creeped out.

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I felt the same way about this movie. If you like blood and gore this movie is for you. There's plenty of it. Glad I only rented it.

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I enjoyed it, especially some of the cues to the other Evil Dead. I wish more movies were shot like this, looked great.

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I enjoyed it, especially some of the cues to the other Evil Dead. I wish more movies were shot like this, looked great.

+1 I enjoyed it too!
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Saw the remake and thought it was overall very good. It made me go out and but the Bluray version of the original Evil Dead part 1 and 2.
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I liked it but being a fan of the series and seeing the original at the theater it lost the impact the first one had on me. I think the missing sense of humor in this one, unlike the originals, bothered me a bit too. I'd still recommend it to any horror fan.

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Thanks for the great review Lee , just picked it up and can't wait to watch it !
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I saw this movie last night, and there was nothing I liked about it; not sight, sound or substance. frown.gif
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I, for one, didn't think much of the original back in the day. I just didn't get it. I'm very pleased to hear this one is more serious and with the excellent technical scores I am now really looking forward to it on Blu. Thanks, Lee! wink.gif
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I, for one, didn't think much of the original back in the day. I just didn't get it. I'm very pleased to hear this one is more serious and with the excellent technical scores I am now really looking forward to it on Blu. Thanks, Lee! wink.gif

Don't say you weren't forwarned. A mature spirit simply would not like of movie of this caliber. eek.gif
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I was thoroughly impressed with how good this movie was. Especially the ending!

I was so impressed with the direction of this movie that I looked up the director to see what else he's done, and it appears as though he hasn't done much if anything else?

Considering that Sam Raimi oversaw this new remake, I can't help but wonder how his input and the choice of the director came about.
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Does the gore gross anyone out in this one??
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Not me, the gore is over exaggerated it's just not scary at all. I'm more grossed out from watching Hostel.

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Excellent review Lee.

I will pick up this one. I love the whole 'Book of Dead' theme. It has been touched upon throughout the years, in various other movies, like 'Friday the 13th- Jason goes to Hell' and 'The 9th Gate'. Enjoy!
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