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Ash From ‘Evil Dead’ Launches Presidential Bid: Watch His Amazing Campaign Ads

26 August 2016 7:52 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

In this contentious political election, it’s easy to miss the forest for the trees and forget the fact that sometimes we just need a candidate we can trust, and sometimes that candidate wields a chainsaw. Ash from Sam Raimi’s “Evil Dead” series, most recently in the Starz TV show “Ash vs Evil Dead,” has launched a political campaign and wants you to vote for him. Watch his unforgettable campaign ads below.

Read More: ‘Ash vs. Evil Dead’ Season 2 Will Deliver ‘Fat-Ass Easter Eggs’ for ‘Evil Dead’ Fans

In the ads, Ash describes America as “that sad gal at the party no one wants to bang,” and that he promises to “life her purple mountain majesties and trim her fruity plains.” He also describes himself as a “real man,” who looks like “Mitt Romney from the waist up but is Barack Obama from the waist down.” He’s ready, »

- Vikram Murthi

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Ash From ‘Evil Dead’ Launches Presidential Bid: Watch His Amazing Campaign Ads

26 August 2016 7:52 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

In this contentious political election, it’s easy to miss the forest for the trees and forget the fact that sometimes we just need a candidate we can trust, and sometimes that candidate wields a chainsaw. Ash from Sam Raimi’s “Evil Dead” series, most recently in the Starz TV show “Ash vs Evil Dead,” has launched a political campaign and wants you to vote for him. Watch his unforgettable campaign ads below.

Read More: ‘Ash vs. Evil Dead’ Season 2 Will Deliver ‘Fat-Ass Easter Eggs’ for ‘Evil Dead’ Fans

In the ads, Ash describes America as “that sad gal at the party no one wants to bang,” and that he promises to “life her purple mountain majesties and trim her fruity plains.” He also describes himself as a “real man,” who looks like “Mitt Romney from the waist up but is Barack Obama from the waist down.” He’s ready, »

- Vikram Murthi

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Official Ash vs Evil Dead season 2 poster revealed

23 August 2016 2:58 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Ash and the gang salute the American flag in a brand new official poster for the second season of Ash vs Evil Dead, the hit Starz series set in the Evil Dead universe. Plastered at the very top of the one-sheet is the tagline “Glory, Gory, Hallelujah!” which, in addition to being an homage to “The Battle Hymn of the Republic,” is a suitable three word summary of the show in general. See it here…

Highlighted on the poster are stars Bruce Campbell (Ash Williams), Lucy Lawless (Ruby Knowby), Ray Santiago (Pablo Simon Bolivar) and Dana DeLorenzo (Kelly Maxwell), who all the survived the chaotic events of season 1.

While not for the faint of heart, the series was warmly received by both critics and longtime Evil Dead fans when it premiered last year, possibly due to the fact that the same team behind the Evil Dead films, Campbell, Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert, »

- Justin Cook

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Watch Two Groovy Ash Vs Evil Dead Season 1 Blu-ray / DVD Bonus Feature Clips

23 August 2016 8:46 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Learn the best tools of trade to use when dispatching Deadites in two new bonus feature clips from Anchor Bay Entertainment’s Blu-ray / DVD release of Ash vs Evil Dead Season 1, which comes out today in groovy fashion.

Press Release: Beverly Hills, CA (July 18, 2016) – “Ash vs Evil Dead,” the 10-episode half-hour Starz Original series, is the long-awaited follow-up to the classic horror film The Evil Dead. The series is executive produced by Sam Raimi (The Evil Dead, The Grudge), Rob Tapert (The Evil Dead, The Grudge), and Bruce Campbell (“Burn Notice,” Oz the Great and Powerful, The Evil Dead, Evil Dead II, Army of Darkness), the original filmmakers, and Craig Digregorio who serves as executive producer and showrunner.

Campbell reprises his role as Ash, the stock boy, aging lothario and chainsaw-handed monster hunter who has spent the last 30 years avoiding responsibility, maturity and the terrors of the Evil Dead. When »

- Derek Anderson

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How Dana Gould’s Horror Movie Fandom Evolved Into ‘Stan Against Evil’

31 July 2016 4:57 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Stan Against Evil” is a personal show for Dana Gould — not just because he’s the creator and writer, but because it reflects his personal fandom. He’s a self-avowed horror aficionado, the perfect background for someone behind a show about a pair of present-day New England sheriffs dealing with some unfriendly evil spirits.

Horror comedies aren’t a new phenomenon and Gould was quick to mention that some of his favorites were big influences (among the films name-checked over the course of the panel were “An American Werewolf in London” and “Evil Dead II”).

Read More: ‘Stan Against Evil’ Exclusive Teaser: John McGinley Stars as a Gruff Sheriff Who Has To Fight Demons In New IFC Series

But aside from the personal connection that Gould has to the material, it’s also tied into his professional career.  “I was a writer on ‘The Simpsons’ for a long time, and »

- Steve Greene

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How Dana Gould’s Horror Movie Fandom Evolved Into ‘Stan Against Evil’

31 July 2016 4:57 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Stan Against Evil” is a personal show for Dana Gould — not just because he’s the creator and writer, but because it reflects his personal fandom. He’s a self-avowed horror aficionado, the perfect background for someone behind a show about a pair of present-day New England sheriffs dealing with some unfriendly evil spirits.

Horror comedies aren’t a new phenomenon and Gould was quick to mention that some of his favorites were big influences (among the films name-checked over the course of the panel were “An American Werewolf in London” and “Evil Dead II”).

Read More: ‘Stan Against Evil’ Exclusive Teaser: John McGinley Stars as a Gruff Sheriff Who Has To Fight Demons In New IFC Series

But aside from the personal connection that Gould has to the material, it’s also tied into his professional career.  “I was a writer on ‘The Simpsons’ for a long time, and »

- Steve Greene

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Ash vs Evil Dead: 12 things we learned from Sdcc

27 July 2016 10:15 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

David Crow Jul 28, 2016

Bruce Campbell, Lucy Lawless, Rob Tapert, and more on Ash vs Evil Dead Season 2...

This article is from Den Of Geek Us.

Every San Diego Comic-Con offers a different experience and a unique hue to its vintage. Thus it’s impossible to rank one Sdcc adventure over another, yet there are moments at each that stand tall. And running into Bruce Campbell and friends on several occasions this past week while they were promoting Ash vs Evil Dead season 2 certainly qualifies as a hard-to-top highlight.

Indeed, we were able to catch up with Groovy Bruce’s even groovier chin, as well as at different points Rob Tapert, who is executive producer on Ash vs Evil Dead, and fellow cast members Lucy Lawless, Dana DeLorenzo, and Ray Santiago, during a roundtable interview and the season 2 premiere screening. During it all, we learned some pretty nifty details about what »

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Ash vs Evil Dead hits DVD August 23

20 July 2016 6:30 PM, PDT | Comicmix.com | See recent Comicmix news »

From the creators of The Evil Dead comes a new Starz Original Series, Ash vs Evil Dead. The Starz Original series is the long-awaited follow-up to the classic horror film The Evil Dead.  The series is executive produced by Sam Raimi (The Evil Dead, The Grudge), Rob Tapert (The Evil Dead, The Grudge), and Bruce Campbell (Burn Notice, Oz the Great and Powerful, The Evil Dead, Evil Dead II, Army of Darkness), the original filmmakers, and Craig Digregorio who serves as executive producer and showrunner. Campbell reprises his role as Ash, the stock boy, aging lothario and chainsaw-handed monster hunter who has spent the last 30 years avoiding responsibility, maturity and the terrors of the Evil Dead. When a Deadite plague threatens to destroy all of mankind, Ash is finally forced to face his demons – personal and literal. Destiny, it turns out, has no plans to release the unlikely hero from its “Evil” grip. »

- ComicMix Staff

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Ash vs Evil Dead S1 coming to Blu-ray August 23

20 July 2016 3:51 PM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

Season one of Ash vs Evil Dead is coming home on Blu-ray and DVD August 23!

From the creators of The Evil Dead comes a new Starz Original Series, Ash vs Evil Dead. The Starz Original series, the long-awaited follow-up to the classic horror film The Evil Dead, is executive produced by Sam Raimi (The Evil Dead, The Grudge), Rob Tapert (The Evil Dead, The Grudge), and Bruce Campbell (“Burn Notice,” Oz the Great and Powerful, The Evil Dead, Evil Dead II, Army of Darkness), the original filmmakers, and Craig Digregorio who serves as executive producer and showrunner.   Campbell reprises his role as Ash, the stock boy, aging lothario and chainsaw-handed monster hunter who has spent the last 30 years avoiding responsibility, maturity and the terrors of the Evil Dead. When a Deadite plague threatens to destroy all of mankind, Ash is finally forced to face his demons – personal and literal. Destiny, »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Victor Medina)

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From Cameron to Boll: Four Action-Horror Hybrids

27 June 2016 4:54 PM, PDT | iconsoffright.com | See recent Icons of Fright news »

Any horror fan knows that for a lot of movies in the genre, it can be hard to sell non-enthusiasts on having the wits scared out of them. Thankfully, the genre covers so much ground and incorporates so much of the best of other kinds of film that it’s not hard to find something that can appeal to everyone while still satisfying those looking for scares. These are a few of the best movies that combine our favorite aspects of both action and horror.

Aliens

James Cameron took Ridley Scott’s tense and atmospheric 1979 thriller and put his own spin on it by applying his successful trademark Terminator-style action sensibilities. The result was an action-horror classic that holds up incredibly well today and remains wildly influential across pop culture. Aliens introduced the concept of the space marine as we know it today and paved the way for countless future science-fiction franchises. »

- Jerry Smith

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‘Evil Dead’ Behind The Scenes Video: Bruce Campbell Leads Vintage Footage Of The Horror Classic

25 June 2016 1:22 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

In 1981 five friends traveled to a cabin in the woods, where they unknowingly released flesh-possessing demons. The story, know known as “Evil Dead,” became one of the best cult classic films and launched Bruce Campbell and director Sam Raimi’s careers.

The low budget horror flick was screened at the 1982 Cannes Film Festival, with Stephen King even praising the film. Once it was distributed by New Line Cinema it went on to earn $2.4 million worldwide.

Read More: Watch: This Is How You Make a Low-Budget Horror Film–Err, Comedy: A Video Essay on Sam Raimi’s Evil Dead 2

The project was shot on location in a remote cabin in Newport, Tennessee. It was reported that the filming process was extremely uncomfortable, with many cast and crew members sustaining injuries. The video below takes you back to the epic movie and its wild and terrifying scenes.

Evil Dead” became a »

- Liz Calvario

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Evil Dead 2 is getting an official board game

20 June 2016 9:40 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

It looks like we can add Evil Dead 2 to the ever-growing list of cult properties getting the board game treatment, with Space Goat and Studio Canal announcing that they will soon be launching a Kickstarter for Evil Dead 2: The Official Board Game.

The Kickstarter is set to launch in 10 days, but the official website has posted a description of the game, which reads:

Featuring at least 8 custom figures and art depicting the terrifying and iconic characters, monsters, and locales from the film, the official Evil Dead 2 Board Game is the tabletop experience for Evil Dead 2 fans. 2-6 players will work together in 60–90 minute sessions to gather pages of the Ex-Mortis while trying to survive demon attacks, supernatural events, and avoid turning into evil deadites themselves.

The deluxe edition features exclusive figures of Ash Williams, Deadite Henrietta, and a box based on the Necronomicon Ex-Mortis, the Book of the Dead. »

- Gary Collinson

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Neca’s groovy Ultimate Ash action figure from Evil Dead II

18 June 2016 2:50 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Neca has revealed its upcoming 7 inch Ultimate Ash action figure, which is based on the image of Bruce Campbell from Sam Raimi’s 1987 cult classic Evil Dead II; check it out here…

Evil Dead 2: One of the horror greats and a true cult classic!

From the 1987 movie starring the one and only Bruce Campbell, we present the definitive collector’s version of Ash! Ultimate Ash features all new fully articulated legs and tons of accessories, including 2 interchangeable heads (regular and possessed sculpts), interchangeable right forearms, severed possessed hand, Sheila head, Necronomicon, tape recording machine, shotgun and axe accessories. With over 25 points of articulation, he’s fully poseable and ready to rock your world!

The 7” scale figure comes in collector-friendly deluxe window box packaging with opening flap.

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- Amie Cranswick

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The Conjuring 2 Review

2 June 2016 10:00 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

As years pass, and time forgets those less fortunate genre duds, The Conjuring 2 will continue to be mentioned in the same breath as Evil Dead II, Dawn Of The Dead and Aliens when fans debate their favorite – aka the greatest – horror sequels ever. This is James Wan’s “mic drop” moment, earning the sole title of The Master of Modern Horror (though you can probably expect a Highlander-esque challenge from Adam Wingard shortly). Credit Wan with almost single-handedly keeping the mainstream horror genre relevant, driven by his now signature old-school, atmospherically-driven approach. Lighting, sounds, special effects – Wan’s vision delivers horror on a multitude of levels, which once again results in nothing short of pure nightmare fuel.

Pay attention, wannabes – class is in session.

Ed (Patrick Wilson) and Lorraine Warren (Vera Farmiga) spent their lives investigating paranormal events, but none could top a career-defining haunting in London’s Enfield borough. »

- Matt Donato

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Drive-In Dust Offs: The Mutilator (1984)

26 March 2016 10:42 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Some films are built from Wtf moments. Case in point: I have finally seen The Mutilator (1984), an unnaturally entertaining hack ‘em up from a period when the dirt had all but covered the coffin of the overworked subgenre. And this film has more than its share of Wtf – in fact, it acts as a Viking funeral for slashers of the era, an absurd catalogue of tropes transmitted with an ‘80s sitcom aesthetic and just as eager to please. What a sight to behold.

Aka Fall Break (a name that will be seared onto your brain pan within the first 15 minutes, trust me), The Mutilator was filmed in North Carolina by local boy Buddy Cooper, who came into some money and decided to either make a movie or buy a winery. And old Buddy boy sure made the right choice – no wine could be sweeter (or more fragrant) than this glorious display of splatter cinema. »

- Scott Drebit

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Martha Thomases: Malevolent Ways!

18 March 2016 5:00 AM, PDT | Comicmix.com | See recent Comicmix news »

It seems that every few weeks there’s a new animated feature at the movie theater. This is quite different from my youth, when only Disney made full-length cartoons (that were distributed in Ohio) and they took three to four years to produce.

It seems that every television channel has at least some animated content, a lot of it aimed at grown-ups. This is quite different from my youth, when all cartoons were for kids, and were on networks on Saturday mornings and local channels, maybe for an hour after school.

We can have an interesting conversation about why animation grew up and expanded its audience. Was it the influence of anime? The Baby Boomers loving cartoons so much we refuse to give them up, just like with comic books? The (relative) inexpensive production compared to feature films, especially as computers improved?

Who cares why? More animation means more choices »

- Martha Thomases

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Blu-ray Review – Deathgasm (2015)

29 February 2016 5:15 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Deathgasm, 2015.

Directed by Jason Lei Howden.

Starring Milo Cawthorne, James Blake, Kimberley Crossman, Stephen Ure, Sam Berkley, Nick Hoskins-Smith, Delaney Tabron, Colin Moy and Daniel Cresswell.

Synopsis:

Two teenage metalheads summon up a demon through the power of black metal.

The two extremes of splatter and black/death metal come together in New Zealand horror comedy Deathgasm, the directorial debut feature of visual effects artist Jason Lei Howden and a runaway hit at last year’s FrightFest. Why was it such a hit? Because Deathgasm gets it, that’s why. It knows what buttons to push to get a reaction and it knows how to layer on the gore in a way that doesn’t take itself seriously whilst going for balls-out entertainment.

Teenage metal fan Brodie (Milo Cawthorne) is forced to go and live with his religious uncle Albert (Colin Moy) after his mother is arrested giving a blow job to a store Santa. »

- Amie Cranswick

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February 16th Blu-ray & DVD Releases Include The Vincent Price Collection III, The Mutilator

15 February 2016 5:56 PM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Genre fans have a quiet week of home entertainment releases ahead of them as February 16th features only a handful of horror and sci-fi Blu-ray and DVD offerings. That being said, cult and classic horror film fanatics should be ecstatic with several of the Blus coming out on Tuesday, including The Vincent Price Collection III, The Mutilator, Curse of the Faceless Man and My Science Project, featuring none other than the legendary Dennis Hopper.

Other releases this week include Estranged and Riddle Room.

Curse of the Faceless Man (Kino Lorber, Blu-ray)

Entombed for eons and turned to stone... the Volcano Man of 2,000 years ago stalks the earth to claim his woman! A team of archeologists, led by Dr. Paul Mallon (Richard Anderson, TV’s The Six Million Dollar Man and The Bionic Woman) excavates a perfectly preserved faceless man of stone encased in lava from a site at ancient Pompeii. »

- Heather Wixson

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Neca Planning Ultimate ‘Evil Dead II’ Ash!

14 January 2016 10:08 AM, PST | bloody-disgusting.com | See recent Bloody-Disgusting.com news »

Neca’s “Ultimate” line is one of the best ever, delivering gluttonous action figures of A Nightmare On Elm Street‘s Freddy Krueger, Friday the 13th: Jason Lives‘ Jason Voorhees and even Texas Chain Saw Massacre‘s Leatherface. Next on the list is Ashley J. Williams, as depicted in Sam Raimi’s classic 1987 Evil Dead II: Dead By […] »

- MrDisgusting

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