A full length ‘red-band’ trailer for the new Evil Dead remake has hit YouTube and purists, be silenced. For this one is delightfully violent and gory. A must for any horror or gore fan, whether you are a die-hard devotee of the original or not. Complete with a cameo from Bruce Campbell, it seems that Fede Alvarez has directed this one with all the love, care and downright irreverance that you would want him to.
Rather than opting to film the gory moments with CGI, Alvarez and his team went down the ‘painstaking’ and ‘expensive’ route. “There’s no CGI in the movie,” he told io9. “Everything you will see is real, which was really demanding. This was a very long shoot, 70 days of shooting at night. There’s a reason people use CGI it’s cheaper and faster, I hate that. We researched a lot of magic tricks and illusion tricks. [Like] how you would make someone’s arm disappear.”
At the start of the trailer, you have Jane Levy as Mia, looking terrifyingly terrified and talking in a weird, terrifyingly terrified manner about something out in the woods and how it’s probably actually in the house. Mia turns bad, throughout the course of the trailer and we’re left with the image of her slicing her tongue in half and showing her split & bloody tongue down someone’s throat. What’s not to like, eh kids!? Oh hang on, no – not the kids! The kids aren’t supposed to watch this one. It’s for “mature audiences only.”
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