We've all heard the story before. There's a cabin in the woods, off the beaten path. It's alone and isolated - the perfect place for some kids looking to get away from it all. Little do they know that something dark and hideous is lurking in those woods.
It's not just because this is a remake of Sam Raimi's Evil Dead that we know this story. It's the basis for more scary campfire stories and '80s horror movies than you can shake a sharpened, gore-drenched stick at. As horror plots go, it's somewhere up there with "it was a dark and stormy night." It's not for nothing that the original Evil Dead picked that particular cliché to build its story around. There is little quite as entertaining as the familiar doing what you expect exactly as you expect it. Raimi and company back in the 1980s counted on »
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