With a remake of the classic in the offing - let's take a look at the original, which remains another one of my favorites of all time!
And there's a digression, sorta!
|Five Michigan college students drive down to Tennessee for|
a little private partying at a rented cabin.
|The party starts with a toast from Ash (Bruce Campbell).|
|Down in the basement they find a shotgun, a reel-to-reel tape|
player...and a book bound in human flesh...see the face?
|I don't know what possessed them to play that tape...but I know just what possessed them |
after they played the tape...The Evil Dead!
|"You will die! Like the others before you, one by one, |
we will take you."
|"I fear the only way to stop those possessed by the |
spirits of the book is through the act of...
|Daylight finally comes...but the story isn't over...|
If you've never seen this movie - I truly recommend that you check it out. You must remember, however, that we're now thirty years later, and this movie was made for a few thousand dollars by kids in their early 20's who cobbled it together across several years. It's not a big budget Hollywood Blockbuster. It's the "ultimate exercise in grueling terror," or so a credit at the end indicates. And that credit is more right than wrong...
Until next time...you Can Poke Me With A Fork, Cause I Am Outta Here!