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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.0

Warlock: The Armageddon

They just don’t make movies like this anymore. Whether taken as a direct sequel to Steve Miner’s Warlock (1989) or a full reboot of the…

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The Dumbest Ways to Die in Warlock: The Armageddon

Which scary movie victim inadvertently agreed to promote gay pride in museums? Find out in this episode of Dumb Ways to Die as I compare…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 5.0

Evil Dead II: Dead by Dawn (1987)

A while back, when it was announced that Fede Alvarez would reboot the Evil Dead franchise, my first thought was, “Don’t we already have a…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.0

Evil Dead (2013)

In Scream 4 (2011), Wes Craven and Kevin Williamson posited that the first rule of reviving a franchise consists of respecting the original (or possibly…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.5

Night of the Demons 2 (1994)

It is, I admit, difficult for me to explain my affection for Night of the Demons 2, let alone justify it. In many ways, the…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 5.0

The Evil Dead (1981)

My favourite scene in The Evil Dead features no gore, violence, supernatural creatures, or even dialogue. Alone and half-mad, Ash (Bruce Campbell) decides to take…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.5

Demons (1985)

In her 1969 essay Trash, Art, and the Movies, the late Pauline Kael wrote, “movies are so rarely great art that if we cannot appreciate…

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