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The Villain 11-13-2016 04:40 PM

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Originally Posted by Roiffalo (Post 1021835)
I adore the first one, but the sequels are immensely silly. I can see the fun and enjoyment out of them, but I don't understand the cult-like following. Have you tried the series? It's hella fun.

No i'm not big into the film series so the TV one didnt really interest me.

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Originally Posted by Repo'd (Post 1021836)
Overrated? I'm trying to think of a better term for how I feel about them but I think overrated might be it. The first Evil Dead is a movie I absolutely love, so in my opinion no praise is too high for that one.
Dead By Dawn is a hilarious, chaotic blast but it hasn't really held it's bloom for me as the years passed. I like it, but I don't think it comes close to the original. Overrated? Yeah, with the perspective of decades of viewing, I can't argue to strongly against that.
Army of Darkness has never been a movie I've cared for. That being the case, I obviously consider any talk of classic status to be hyperbole. Just an opinion, of course.
As far as the remake is concerned, it got a great reaction from a lot of Horror fans, and I was one of them, so that one I would say gets the credit it deserves.

They're not bad movies, i enjoyed the first two and even the remake but everyone acts like they're the greatest horror movies ever made and i just don't see it. I just don't understand why people think they're so great. It really furthers my argument that most people can't separate actually great movies from ones they enjoyed. They think they're one in the same. Sometimes they are but there is a distinct difference.

Repo'd 11-13-2016 05:05 PM

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Originally Posted by The Villain (Post 1021839)
No i'm not big into the film series so the TV one didnt really interest me.



They're not bad movies, i enjoyed the first two and even the remake but everyone acts like they're the greatest horror movies ever made and i just don't see it. I just don't understand why people think they're so great. It really furthers my argument that most people can't separate actually great movies from ones they enjoyed. They think they're one in the same. Sometimes they are but there is a distinct difference.

Only argument you would get from me is on the original Evil Dead. I think that was a game changer and had held its entertainment power forever.
And I often say, this movie -fill in the blank - is great to me, but it's not great. I know that just because some schlocky 70's crap like Track of The Moonbeast is one of my all time favorites, it doesn't belong on any greatest of all time lists. Then again, it IS all subjective so...

Roiffalo 11-13-2016 06:39 PM

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Originally Posted by Repo'd (Post 1021836)
As far as the remake is concerned, it got a great reaction from a lot of Horror fans, and I was one of them, so that one I would say gets the credit it deserves.

I know what I'll be reviewing when break rolls around...

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Originally Posted by Repo'd (Post 1021841)
And I often say, this movie -fill in the blank - is great to me, but it's not great.

FOR EXAMPLE:

http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pu...50jsa_4155.jpg

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Originally Posted by The Villain (Post 1021839)
No i'm not big into the film series so the TV one didnt really interest me.

I need to watch more to give a firm opinion on if you should or not, but so far I love what I see. It's more like the first movie than the other two.


...Okay, save for one scene with a psychotic baby doll...

Sculpt 11-13-2016 06:48 PM

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Originally Posted by The Villain (Post 1021839)
No i'm not big into the film series so the TV one didnt really interest me.

They're not bad movies, i enjoyed the first two and even the remake but everyone acts like they're the greatest horror movies ever made and i just don't see it. I just don't understand why people think they're so great. It really furthers my argument that most people can't separate actually great movies from ones they enjoyed. They think they're one in the same. Sometimes they are but there is a distinct difference.

I hear ya. It's subjective. But in regards to ED2, Roger Ebert gave it 5/5 stars (and later changed the rating). It's gotten high praise from film critics, not just Horror film fans.

To me, ED2 is a technical masterpiece -- the sound, lighting, effects, shots, timing, and heck, even the sets are quite fine. It's fast, furious and very funny, and the opening is so very trippy. I think it's a great film.

I wasn't AS impressed with ED. I liked it a lot. In comparison to ED2, besides being a serious horror film, it's certainly not as technically crafted as 2. I think ED is a really good horror film, but not a great film.

Army of Darkness is, once again, a different film. It's loose fun with a few intense and creative parts. I really liked it too. But it's not a great film.

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Originally Posted by Repo'd (Post 1021841)
Only argument you would get from me is on the original Evil Dead. I think that was a game changer and had held its entertainment power forever.

And I often say, this movie -fill in the blank - is great to me, but it's not great. I know that just because some schlocky 70's crap like Track of The Moonbeast is one of my all time favorites, it doesn't belong on any greatest of all time lists. Then again, it IS all subjective so...

I don't give a whole lot of extra points for "being the first", and I didn't personally think I was seeing any firsts when I saw ED. I think the horror tone is unique, and in that sense original, but not groundbreaking.

Repo'd 11-13-2016 07:35 PM

Pumpkinhead

That was supposed to go in 80's movies watched, but it looks good here so I'm leaving it.

Bloof 11-14-2016 10:31 AM

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Originally Posted by Repo'd (Post 1021849)
Pumpkinhead

That was supposed to go in 80's movies watched, but it looks good here so I'm leaving it.

That's a good movie.

Repo'd 11-14-2016 12:03 PM

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Originally Posted by Bloof (Post 1021867)
That's a good movie.


I agree. Love so much about it, especially the look of the film...and Lance of course.

horcrux2007 11-14-2016 12:34 PM

Melania Trump is the ultimate sugar baby. She married an older guy for money and is now the First Lady.

MichaelMyers 11-14-2016 01:36 PM

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Originally Posted by horcrux2007 (Post 1021869)
Melania Trump is the ultimate sugar baby. She married a older guy for money and is now the First Lady.

She should be ambassador to Putin. It would be like a Bond movie. Pussy (grabber) Galore!

TheBossInTheWall 11-14-2016 02:16 PM

I learned a new term today that made me laugh. "Loxism" No doubt coming from bagel and lox. It sounds like something a jewish stand up comic would make up. If only I were funny...


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