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Import Corner: Children of the Corn Trilogy (Arrow Video) Blu-ray Review

Studio: Arrow Video Release Date:  March 9th, 1984 (theatrical) (Children of the Corn)                                    January 29th, 1993 (theatrical) (Children of the Corn II)                                   September 12th, 1995 (video premiere) (Children of the Corn III)                                    September 28th, 2021 (4K blu-ray)  Run Time:  1 hour 32 minutes 11 seconds (Children of the Corn)                         1 hour 32 minutes 59 seconds (Children of the Corn II) (International Cut)                         1 hour 33 minutes 33 seconds (Children of the Corn II) (US Theatrical Cut)                         1 hour 35 minutes 29 seconds (Children of the Corn II) (Workprint Version)                         1 hour 30 minutes 57 seconds (Children of the Corn III) (US Cut)                         1 hour 32 minutes 54 seconds (Children of the Corn III) (International Cut) Region Code: REGION FREE (4K Blu-ray) (Children of the Corn)                                  REGION

Evil Dead (2013) (mini review)

I have no feeling about remakes one way or the other. Some of the best movies of all time have remakes. I don't care if the movie is a remake or not, just as long as it entertains me. For good or bad, Evil Dead did just that.

The setup for the movie is simple: a group of friends go to a remote cabin. There they find a book that raises some sortbof force that can posses someone and make them kill. One by one the group becomes possessed and then are killed off in very graphic ways.

I liked Evil Dead but there was something missing. Maybe twas the fact that we don't care about anyone. The characters are so paper thin that it is very hard to get on their side. I found them so annoying and stupid that I was rooting for the force to win. There was not one thing that these characters did that could be mistaken as something a normal person would do.

Even though I found the characters to be really stupid, I found myself very entertained by this movie. There is an excess amount of gore on display here, but I never felt that it was there just to be there. The gore made sense in the realm of the movie.

Everything in Evil Dead is impressive, from the direction to the practical effects. I wish that more movies were like this instead of counting on CGI to get us through the movie.

I had a fun time watching Evil Dead and would recommend it to others.


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