It’s a very good time to be an Evil Dead fan. Not only is the upcoming remake from director Fede Alvarez a gory, disgusting blast, but just last week Sam Raimi told an audience in London that he and his brother Ivan will be working on a script for Evil Dead 4 this summer.
“I think it has to go to a place that nobody will expect,” the director said. “That’s what it should be…We have to take everybody by surprise and do something completely different, because that’s what we owe to the legacy of Evil Dead.”
Even though he starts his movie with a Kim Kardashian quote, he doesn’t throw the Warwicks under the bus for wanting to be famous. They never seek the white-hot spotlight of television fame – like too many seem to do these days.
"People were assuming it was a film about porn addiction and sex addiction, which really isn't true," Joseph Gordon-Levitt explained. "That'd be sort of like saying The Maltese Falcon
I’ll admit I was hesitant about attending last night’s screening of Shane Carruth’s Upstream Color during the opening night of the SXSW Film Festival. When the movie debuted at Sundance earlier this year it was met with an extreme mix of both critical praise and widespread confusion.
With titles like 2010’s The Nightmare on Elm Street, 2003’s Texas Chainsaw Massacre and 2009’s Friday The 13th is totally understandable that horror fans would be nervous about an Evil Dead remake, but you can put those fears to rest.
“Austin is like a beautiful woman, and I just want to take advantage of you!” That was Jim Carrey, speaking from the stage of the majestic Paramount Theater as his dueling-magicians comedy The Incredible Burt Wonderstone kicked off the 2013 South By Southwest Film Festival.