Remake, bloody remake

Cineplex Movie Blog – Evil Dead director Fede Alvarez goes all in

There will be blood in Fede Alvarez’s Evil Dead; spurting from open wounds, oozing from floorboards and even falling in heavy drops from the sky because, as the writer-director is happy to tell you, he’s trying to scare the crap out of you.

The 35-year-old Uruguay native, and first-time feature film director who earned international attention thanks to his short film Panic Attack, is on the phone talking excitedly about his update of the 1981 Sam Raimi-Bruce Campbell cult classic that terrified him as a kid – he never really found it funny – and how his approach to taking on something so revered and endlessly referenced was to look at it as a fresh take…


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